Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Sun, 10 Nov 2002, 07:45 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Darryl Jackman





POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 38th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
  11 Yuichi Oyama        4.864 266.27  Q    4 Cory McClenathan    4.615 320.28
   (K Bernstein ) 0.532  4.676 318.24  E1   (J Smith     ) 0.497  9.179  91.75
   (D Kalitta   ) 0.521  4.910 285.41  E2   (R Hartman-Sm) 0.503  4.636 317.72
   (D Herbert   ) 0.536  4.807 304.19  E3   (A Cowin     ) 0.487  4.670 309.42
                  0.549  4.739 305.36  E4 *****WINNER***** 0.505  4.756 302.01

Oyama-san becomes the first Japanese driver to make to the finals of an NHRA National Event in Top Fuel. Of course Kenji Okazaki won in a Funny Car in 1997 at Englishtown, NJ, when he defeated Chuck Etchells. Cory Mac has never won this event and has been to three other finals this season without a win. The long drought is over for Cory Mac. Oyama didn't roll over for Cory has he actually was quicker than McClenathan on the track but Cory left on him. Congratulations to both drivers on a great performance during a ve4ry difficult weekend.





NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Aug 31- INDY - NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Series Fact Sheet
Aug 31- INDY - Super Stock Qualifying, Session #2 Order (After Cleanup)
Aug 31- INDY - Super Stock Qualifying, Session #2 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying, Session #2 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Stock Eliminator Qualifying, Session #2 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Reality Television Star Justin "Big Chief" Shearer Thrilled for NHRA Debut
Aug 31- INDY - John Force and Terry McMillen Claim Lottery Starting Spots in NHRA Traxxas Nitro
Aug 31- INDY - Super Stock Qualifying, Session #1 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Stock Eliminator Qualifying, Session #1 Order (Revised)
Aug 31- INDY - Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying, Session #1 Order

Copyright ©2016 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035