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Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 16:49 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 John Lombardo Jr.                       4 Shane Westerfield            
E2   ****WINNER****  0.069  5.917 234.57                     0.045 13.993  78.64
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Payne     ) 0.089  5.678 265.95      (A Whiteley  ) 0.031  5.546 265.06
 Qualified:             #2  5.494 268.44                        #6  5.526 266.79
1:38 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 32 percent, barometer 27.76 inches, adjusted altitude 3,958 feet, track temperature 104 degrees.

Westerfield gets out of the gate first but rattles the tires at the hit. He pedals, can't recover and has to give up on the run. Lombardo has to pedal early but is able to recover and go on through for the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   65 Brian Hough                             2 Doug Gordon                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.063  5.545 265.17                     0.091  5.964 264.49
 Prior rounds:
E1    (U Leanders  ) 0.065  6.477 254.23      (C Marshall  ) 0.063  5.478 267.96
 Qualified:             #4  5.518 266.48                        #1  5.482 268.22
Hough gets out of the gate first and starts to pull away. Gordon hits the throttle, rattles the tires and has to back off the throttle.

Hough will have lane choice over Lombardo in the final round.

Unofficially, with Gordon's loss Westerfield wins the West Regional championship.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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