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Sun, 10 Aug 2014, 21:29 PM

Nostalgia Top Fuel Round 2 Eliminations
By Jason Murray





EAGLE, Idaho - Results of round 2 eliminations in Nostalgia Top Fuel at the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series, 43rd annual Pepsi Nightfire Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  774 Jim Murphy                            380 Jim Young                    
E2                   0.100  8.181 103.11     ****WINNER****  0.068  5.974 242.19
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Cox       ) 0.056  6.153 218.60                     0.123 13.485  54.97
 Qualified:             #4  5.923 257.14                        #1  5.809 247.32
7:19 p.m. Murphy gets out of the groove and the car goes up in smoke. Young makes a great run in the heat and he will be going to the final round.

Jim Murphy's incremental times: 60ft-1.100 sec., 330ft-2.818, 660ft-4.370/138.99 mph, 1,000ft-6.192.
Jim Young's incremental times: 60ft-1.072 sec., 330ft-2.721, 660ft-3.983/197.15 mph, 1,000ft-5.056.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  766 Adam Sorokin                          457 Tony Bartone                 
E2                   0.033  6.127 200.71     ****WINNER****  0.119  5.902 259.21
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Williamson) 0.033  6.051 202.20      (R August Jr ) 0.129  5.853 262.31
 Qualified:             #6  6.083 218.23                        #2  5.839 261.17
Sorokin was in front the entire race until right past the 1000ft when he lifted to keep the car from hitting the wall and that was all the opening that Bartone needed to take the round win away and to advance to the finals where he will have lane choice.

Tony Bartone's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.110), 330 ft(-0.168), 660ft(-0.208), 1,000ft(-0.103). MOV: 0.1395 seconds (approximately 41 feet).

Adam Sorokin's incremental times: 60ft-1.060 sec., 330ft-2.660, 660ft-3.873/206.04 mph, 1,000ft-5.016.
Tony Bartone's incremental times: 60ft-1.084 sec., 330ft-2.742, 660ft-3.995/201.29 mph, 1,000ft-5.033.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

Pepsi Nightfire Nationals On-site Race Results sponsored by Firebird Raceway

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