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Sun, 27 Oct 2013, 19:17 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





LAS VEGAS - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    9 John Force                              5 Courtney Force               
E4   ****WINNER****  0.085  4.062 310.63                     0.089  4.085 319.22
 Prior rounds:
E3    (A DeJoria   ) 0.079  5.865 193.96      (J Beckman   ) 0.100  4.109 314.39
E2    (D Worsham   ) 0.059  4.096 314.46      (R Hight     ) 0.119  4.117 313.44
E1    (G Densham   ) 0.069  4.047 317.94      (T Pedregon  ) 0.118  4.056 319.98
 Qualified:             #1  4.011 317.79                        #2  4.052 318.24
4:09 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 21 percent, barometer 27.59 inches, adjusted altitude 4,705 feet, track temperature 107 degrees.

John Force has won three races this year including the last two.

Courtney has two wins this year and three in her career.

Courtney is 4 - 3 against John in prior events and is 1 - 0 against her dad in prior final rounds. Her last win was in Epping where she beat John.

They come off the line together and John starts to pull away. Courtney starts to gain ground after the 660 foot mark but quickly runs out of race track.

John Force's incremental margins: 60ft(0.025), 330 ft(0.037), 660ft(0.037). MOV: 0.0279 seconds (approximately 13 feet).

With this win Force clinches his 16th NHRA Championship.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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