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Sun, 28 Oct 2001, 07:22 PM

LAS VEGAS 2 - Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Darryl Jackman





LAS VEGAS - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the Inaugural AC Delco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
  11 Bob Gilbertson      4.912 310.34  Q    8 Ron Capps           4.866 310.91
   (S Cannon    ) 0.508  4.881 305.22  E1   (F Pedregon  ) 0.486  4.884 312.57
   (T Pedregon  ) 0.492  4.914 300.40  E2   (W Bazemore  ) 0.447  4.884 314.02
   (B Sarver    ) 0.434  4.924 302.01  E3   (A Hofmann   ) 0.494  4.853 310.84
                  0.375 10.295  88.20  E4 *****WINNER***** 0.471  4.890 308.85
4:04 PM Gilbertson and Capps have met ten times prior to this final round. Capps holds the edge in head to head competition 7-3 over Gilbertson. Gilbertson passed Scotty Cannon for the #11 spot on the Winston points with his semi-final win. Capps will be coming into his 5th final of the 2001 season. In the prior four he's 2-2, defeating Al Hofmann and Whit Bazemore. The two losses came at the hands of Frank Pedregon and Whit Bazemore. This was over at the hit. Gilbertson couldn't wait and turned on the red bulb. Capps would have been tough even it the light had been green.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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