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Sun, 10 Oct 1999, 09:45 PM

MEMPHIS - Top Fuel Dragster Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel Dragster at the 12th annual AutoZone Nationals presented by Pennzoil:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
  13 Doug Herbert        4.715 308.57  Q   14 Jim Head            4.716 299.60
   (D Kalitta   ) 0.469  4.727 304.60  E1   (S Kalitta   ) 0.463  4.747 302.48
   (E Hill      ) 0.491  4.750 300.86  E2   (B Vandergrif) 0.481  4.708 297.61
   (T Mullins   ) 0.446  4.676 305.15  E3   (K Bernstein )        4.753 294.24
 *****WINNER***** 0.490  5.635 261.22  E4                  0.466  6.242 279.85
8:33 PM This is usually the final race of an event, but with all the rain delays there are still a couple hundred Sportsman racers left in competition.

Herbert wins his second Top Fuel title in less than a week on a pedaling contest, Head losing traction first and then Herbert about 300 feet out. Herbert's momentum gave him the advantage and he won by over half a second. When you're hot ...

The win is Herbert's fourth of the year in six final round appearances, and unofficially moves him all the way up to fourth in the points.




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