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Sun, 21 Oct 2001, 05:13 PM

DALLAS - Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





ENNIS, Texas - Results of final, round 4 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
   1 Larry Dixon         4.508 321.65  Q    3 Doug Kalitta        4.576 320.97
   (M Kinsella  ) 0.487  4.548 326.20  E1   (S Weis      ) 0.497  4.587 319.26
   (G Scelzi    ) 0.448  4.500 327.27  E2   (A Cowin     ) 0.501  4.571 319.48
   (K Bernstein ) 0.484  4.532 324.20  E3   (M Dunn      ) 0.486  5.123 240.19
 *****WINNER***** 0.482  4.553 320.05  E4                  0.460  7.908 105.64
Kalitta is out of the gate first and up in smoke by 200 feet and that was the end of the race. Dixon with a 0.862 60-foot time and was running 272.56 mph at half track. This was Dixon's ninth final round and his sixth win of the season. This was the third time these two have faced off in the finals and now Dixon holds the advantage two to one. Dixon ran nothing but 4.50's today in eliminations. Dixon now trails Bernstein by 15 points heading into the final two races.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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