Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Sat, 9 Sep 2000, 07:52 PM

ENGLISHTOWN - Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By David Rowe





ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the 31st Matco Tools Spring SuperNationals presented by Racing Champions:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   5 Cruz Pedregon       5.053 295.27  Q    7 John Force          5.107 299.80
   (T Haddock   ) 0.541  5.018 297.22  E1   (G Densham   ) 0.496  5.191 282.84
   (C Powell    ) 0.474  5.026 308.14  E2   (J Toliver   ) 0.507  4.940 310.70
   (R Capps     ) 0.513  4.985 309.27  E3   (D Worsham   ) 0.526  4.955 304.67
 *****WINNER***** 0.422  6.543 124.18  E4                  0.495  7.010 217.98
7:38 PM This is the 20th final round meeting between Force and Pedregon. Force leads the series 12-7. This is Pedregon's first final since since last years Matco Tools Spring SuperNationals. Pedregon gets a holeshot on Force but Force ran him down by the time they got to the 330 foot mark. Force then breaks the tires loose and starts to pedal. Pedregon gets a little past half-track and sparks start coming out from under the car and it noses over. Force sees this and tries to get back into it but to no avail. This is the first win for Cruz since the Matco Nationals in Houston in 1998. Force leaves this race with a 222 point lead on Jerry Toliver with only six races remaining.




NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Oct 24- FEATURE- Remembering On Tour with Steve Reyes
Oct 23- One-on-One with John Force
Oct 23- Veteran Crew Chief Prock Joins DSR
Oct 22- John Force Accepts Crew Chief Jimmy Prock's Resignation Today
Oct 22- Tucker Regroups for Better Battle Against his Yankee Counterparts
Oct 22- Demke Locks Up TAD Title, Battle Now Is For 2nd Place
Oct 21- TAFC Title Decided but Top 10 Still Wide Open
Oct 21- Bogacki Bags Second NHRA Lucas Oil World Championship
Oct 20- Raymond Beadle Passes Away
Oct 18- Connolly to Fly KYMCO Colors in Final Two Races of NHRA Countdown

Copyright ©2014 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035