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Sun, 9 Jun 2002, 01:59 PM

Funny Car Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





GRAND BEND, Ont. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Funny Car at the Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series, Third annual Mopar Performance Parts Canadian Nationals presented by Castrol:

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   7 Dale Brand          5.909 217.33  Q    2 Mike Comella        5.861 239.17
   (L DOBBS     ) 0.453  5.820 236.90  E1   (W BUTLER    ) 0.461  6.034 233.28
 *****WINNER***** 0.255  5.825 239.04  E2                  0.089  5.999 233.58

Comella was way early and Brand had a freebie - but he still laid the wood to it with a great run.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   3 Laurie Cannister    5.866 233.64  Q    6 Mark Thomas         5.889 236.22
   (P NOAKES    ) 0.518  5.828 242.19  E1   (T BOGOLO    ) 0.673  5.901 237.59
 *****WINNER***** 0.488  5.847 243.63  E2                  0.546  5.992 236.34

The lady is tough today, with a big starting line advantage and a great run, right down the groove - but it wasn't great enough, she lost lane choice to brand by 0.022 seconds.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   1 Jimmy Rector        5.840 240.19  Q    9 Terry McMillen      5.946 233.88
   (D MILLER    ) 0.514  5.875 238.66  E1   (R MIDYETTE  ) 0.576  5.979 233.70
 *****WINNER***** 0.481  5.855 240.32  E2                  0.500  6.057 213.67

Rector extends his round win streak to 18 in a row with a solid reaction time and a solid run, right down the groove. McMillen was second off the line and steadily lost ground.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   4 John Vouros         5.868 237.09  Q    5 Rob Atchison        5.888 235.47
   (M ETTER     ) 0.495  5.875 237.59  E1   (C FOSTER    ) 0.499  5.900 234.55
                  0.454  6.686 165.99  E2 *****WINNER***** 0.476  5.979 232.37

Vouros was away first, but was shaking the tires and had to pedal it, allowing Atchison to go by for the win, bringing the Canadian crowd to its feet with a big cheer. Atchison goes to the semifinals, but loses lane choice to Rector.





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