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Sun, 23 Sep 2001, 07:43 PM

MEMPHIS - Funny Car Round 3 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Funny Car at the 14th annual AutoZone NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
  13 Del Worsham         5.019 296.31  Q    1 John Force          4.824 302.82
   (J Toliver   ) 0.513  5.207 289.32  E1   (J Epler     ) 0.473  4.944 301.20
   (F Pedregon  ) 0.521  4.999 298.14  E2   (T Johnson Jr) 0.470  4.929 308.99
                  0.500  5.084 293.92  E3 *****WINNER***** 0.481  4.928 301.54
2:31 PM Force holds a 30-6 advantage over Worsham in there career meetings....and he makes it 31-6. Force gets the jump off the line and starts pulling away. He starts mixing up cylinders a little past half-track but hangs on for the win.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   2 Ron Capps           4.858 306.12  Q    6 Gary Densham        4.943 305.98
   (V Arcadi    ) 0.501  5.026 280.37  E1   (C Etchells  ) 0.473  4.977 301.40
   (D Skuza     ) 0.494  4.904 300.46  E2   (W Bazemore  ) 0.496  4.982 297.02
                  0.490  4.981 282.66  E3 *****WINNER***** 0.414  4.945 305.01
Big holeshot for Densham. Capps makes up half of the difference by halftrack but can't get any closer. He will race Force in the finals, Force with lane choice.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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