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Sun, 13 Apr 2014, 16:23 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





CONCORD, N.C. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Fifth annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    5 Dan Pomponio                          802 Jonnie Lindberg              
E4   ****WINNER****  0.033  6.120 249.81                     0.034 15.758  31.56
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Veney     ) 0.075  5.657 257.87      (A Bohl      ) 0.025  5.612 263.62
E2    (K Hool      ) 0.026  5.692 258.12      (B Naves     ) 0.059  5.657 257.68
E1    (P Noakes    ) 0.084  6.585 241.67      (M Green King) 0.038  5.592 265.64
 Qualified:            #12  5.775 258.42                        #7  5.684 264.75
Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 44 percent, barometer 29.41 inches, adjusted altitude 2,617 feet, track temperature 108 degrees.

Pomponio is in the final here at the Four-Wide Nationals for the third consecutive year winning last year and runner-up in 2012. This is the first time Pomponio and Lindberg have faced each other in eliminations. They leave together and they both have tire shake and Pomponio has the car sideways before he gets it to hook up and get down the track for the win. This is his fourth National event win and his second this year.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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