Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Sun, 09 Feb 2014, 19:23 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 54th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   64 Brian Hough                           799 Sean Bellemeur               
E4   ****WINNER****  0.034  5.571 257.83                     0.007  5.646 257.78
 Prior rounds:
E3    (U Leanders  ) 0.077  5.585 257.83      (C Thompson  ) 0.008  5.729 252.76
E2    (J Lombardo J) 0.045  5.564 257.24      (N Januik    ) 0.035  5.685 258.07
E1    (G Hunter    ) 0.050  5.674 239.74      (B Williamson) 0.039  5.848 187.83
 Qualified:            #10  5.635 254.66                       #12  5.686 258.42
4:14 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 66 degrees, relative humidity 52 percent, barometer 29.00 inches, adjusted altitude 2,033 feet, track temperature 72 degrees.

Bellemeur has four runner-ups to date with the last one at Seattle in 2013. He is a former Top Fuel Champion in the NHRA Nostalgia Series. Hough has six wins and eight runner-ups with his last win in 2008. Division 6 vs. Division 7!

Bellemeur nails the tree with a stellar 0.007 light and leads Hough until near the 330 lights. Hough drives on by at that point and pulls steadily ahead to the finish line.

Brian Hough's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.041), 330 ft(0.024), 660ft(0.042), 1,000ft(0.048). MOV: 0.0485 seconds (approximately 18 feet).

Brian Hough's incremental times: 60ft-0.958 sec., 330ft-2.476, 660ft-3.672/206.70 mph, 1,000ft-4.698.
Sean Bellemeur's incremental times: 60ft-0.944 sec., 330ft-2.527, 660ft-3.741/204.91 mph, 1,000ft-4.773.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Dec 18- Rob Wendland Named Crew Chief for McMillen's Top Fuel Team
Dec 18- Courtney Force Looks Back at 2014 and Forward to 2015
Dec 14- Clay Millican Joins Newly Formed Stringer Performance
Dec 13- NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series to be Sponsored by J&A Service
Dec 13- Jr Drag Racing League Conference Finals Set for 2015
Dec 08- NHRA Pro Racers Bowl to Raise Money for Riley Kids
Dec 05- Prock, Medlen Join Beckman at DSR for 2015 Mello Yello season
Dec 05- Pro Stock Motorcycle Returns to Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd
Dec 05- Summit Racing Operation Appreciation
Dec 04- Reaching New Heights, Lucas Experiences 9Gs Aboard an F-16

Copyright ©2014 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035