Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Sun, 7 Oct 2001, 06:34 PM

READING - Federal-Mogul Dragster Round 3 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





MOHNTON, Pa. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Federal-Mogul Dragster at the 17th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals presented by Greased Lightning:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   9 Steve Cantrell      5.578 249.35  Q    4 Mark Hentges        5.491 257.58
   (R McPhillips) 0.502  5.539 250.69  E1   (J Headley   ) 0.503  5.423 262.54
   (A Gallant   ) 0.495  5.570 252.05  E2   (B Gibson    ) 0.500  5.375 267.32
                  0.484  9.864  78.03  E3 *****WINNER***** 0.494  5.312 264.44
2:28 PM Cantrell left first, but his rear tires shook and the car skated around, getting very sideways before he shut it down. Hentges drove through light shake to his best run of the weekend.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   6 Bill Reichert       5.529 256.21  Q    2 Rick Santos         5.414 258.37
   (K Benkovich ) 0.537  5.517 262.13  E1   (S Bowen     ) 0.460  5.377 262.79
   (C Bozzelli  ) 0.486  5.316 266.21  E2   (T Slagle    ) 0.463  5.278 267.16
                  0.484  5.328 264.70  E3 *****WINNER***** 0.464  5.293 265.48
First, Santos needed to win to be able to block Hentges from winning the event. Second, he needed to run a 5.330 to back up his 5.278 from last round as a national record. he accomplished both objectives, but Reichert has nothing to be ashamed of, making a very good run of his own in pursuit of the very best in the country for the past few years. Santos has lane choice against Hentges in the finals.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Jan 27- NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Points Increased for U.S. Nationals
Jan 27- Five Live Eliminations Shows Highlight 2015 NHRA Television Package On ESPN and ESPN2
Jan 25- John Force Racing Wraps Up Successful Pre-Season Test Session In Phoenix
Jan 23- NHRA's Educational YES Program Hits The Road Again In 2015
Jan 23- Aerospace Components to Sponsor NHRA Excellence in Engineering Award in 2015
Jan 23- FEATURE- Those Were The Days- Part I
Jan 23- John's March Raises $15,500 for No Stomach For Cancer
Jan 22- Dave Connolly Eager for Top Fuel Debut at Circle K NHRA Winternationals
Jan 22- John Force Racing Announces Crew Chief Line-Up, Promotions
Jan 22- Rocky Boots Extends Partnership with DSR for Two Years

Copyright ©2015 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035