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Sun, 21 Oct 2001, 02:01 PM

DALLAS - Top Fuel Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





ENNIS, Texas - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Fuel at the 16th annual O'Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   4 Kenny Bernstein     4.577 326.56  Q   12 Doug Herbert        4.728 306.53
   (C Karamesine) 0.477  4.597 324.44  E1   (T Schumacher) 0.441  4.668 319.14
 *****WINNER***** 0.489  4.561 326.44  E2                  0.473  4.897 243.57
Herbert with the slight starting line advantage, but Bernstein has that made up by 100 feet and blast on through to take the win and put the pressure on Dixon. Herbert with a puff of smoke as he crossed the finish line.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   3 Doug Kalitta        4.576 320.97  Q    6 Andrew Cowin        4.599 319.37
   (S Weis      ) 0.497  4.587 319.26  E1   (T Gibson    ) 0.449  4.871 317.23
 *****WINNER***** 0.501  4.571 319.48  E2                  0.556  8.855 114.28
Kalitta with an 0.860 60-foot time and kept the candles lit and the Goodyears stuck to move into the semi-finals. Cowin blistered the hides around 200 feet.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   2 Mike Dunn           4.558 325.26  Q    7 Don Lampus          4.626 309.59
   (B Kalivoda  ) 0.493  4.562 330.76  E1   (R Hartman-Sm) 0.514  5.673 195.86
 *****WINNER***** 0.501  4.651 323.50  E2                  0.483  5.146 230.88
Lampus with the starting line advantage and then started mixing up the cylinders around the 330-foot mark. Just before half track there was a big engine explosion with a huge fireball trailing him through the 1320. Dunn with a conservative safe pass getting from A to B with no problems. Dunn will give up lane choice to Kalitta in the semi-finals.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   1 Larry Dixon         4.508 321.65  Q    8 Gary Scelzi         4.631 318.02
   (M Kinsella  ) 0.487  4.548 326.20  E1   (D Russell   ) 0.474  4.604 322.23
 *****WINNER***** 0.448  4.500 327.27  E2                  0.487 12.781  93.61
Dixon was sharp on the tree and never looked back with the quickest pass of the weekend. He will have lane choice over Bernstein in the semi-finals. Scelzi was up in smoke as soon as he hit the throttle.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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