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Sun, 30 Sep 2001, 07:37 PM

CHICAGO-2 - Federal-Mogul Funny Car Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





JOLIET, Ill. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the Inaugural NHRA Nationals:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   1 Frank Manzo         5.597 255.24  Q    5 Von Smith           5.692 252.57
   (L Bakke     ) 0.494  5.628 251.44  E1   (F Hagen     ) 0.462  5.708 250.51
   (M White     ) 0.475  5.578 254.62  E2   (S Gasparrell) 0.464  5.713 246.17
 *****WINNER***** 0.501  5.696 250.69  E3                  0.485  5.738 251.02
Smith with the starting line advantage, but Manzo has the difference made up by 100 feet and motors on through the 1320 to take the win. Margin of victory = 0.026 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   3 Bob Newberry        5.667 250.88  Q    7 Kirk Williams       5.722 247.38
   (W Butler    ) 0.588  5.714 248.80  E1   (C Cheeseman ) 0.477  5.704 249.44
   (V Moats     ) 0.515  5.674 251.53  E2   (J Payne     ) 0.479  5.737 247.66
 *****WINNER***** 0.495 11.998  67.64  E3                  0.342 10.355  77.80
Williams left way too early to give Newberry the win. Newberry launched into severe tire shake and then around 300 feet the engine went silent. Newberry will give up lane choice to Manzo in the finals.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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