POMONA, Calif. -
Sun, 17 Feb 2013, 20:52 PM
Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green
Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 53rd
annual O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries:
2 Tony Schumacher 4 Shawn Langdon
E4 0.042 3.747 324.12 ****WINNER**** 0.011 3.721 322.27
E3 (A Brown ) 0.085 6.465 96.17 (K alBalooshi) 0.045 3.749 324.67
E2 (S Torrence ) 0.044 3.756 322.19 (B Bernstein ) 0.052 3.738 327.43
E1 (S Frigo ) 0.069 3.756 326.40 (C Millican ) 0.043 3.803 294.37
Qualified: #1 3.753 324.05 #7 3.784 326.56
Weather conditions: air temperature 67 degrees, relative humidity 42 percent, barometer 28.83
inches, adjusted altitude 2,257 feet, track temperature 68 degrees.
Schumacher is 10 - 5 against
Langdon in prior events and each has won 1 times against the other in final rounds. Langdon with
the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win with the quickest pass of the weekend.
Shawn Langdon's MOV: 0.0576 seconds (approximately 27 feet). Shawn Langdon's incremental times:
60ft-0.823 sec., 330ft-2.103, 660ft-2.979/288.33 mph. this is the second National event win for
Langdon. Schumacher with his quickest pass of the weekend in a losing effort.
Tony Schumacher's incremental times: 60ft-0.839 sec., 330ft-2.115, 660ft-3.002/285.35 mph.
Timing data courtesy of
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