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Sun, 19 May 2013, 16:39 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





TOPEKA, Kan. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 25th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Shawn Langdon                           2 Tony Schumacher              
E4   ****WINNER****  0.044  3.750 324.20                     0.030  3.781 327.27
 Prior rounds:
E3    (S Massey    ) 0.042  3.773 324.36      (L Pruett    ) 0.058  3.774 324.59
E2    (S Torrence  ) 0.051  3.791 312.86      (C Millican  ) 0.038  3.802 321.04
E1    (P Dakin     ) 0.045  3.796 322.27      (B Vandergrif) 0.053  3.814 323.89
 Qualified:             #1  3.767 322.50                        #2  3.769 326.08
Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 66 percent, barometer 28.46 inches, adjusted altitude 4,145 feet, track temperature 94 degrees.

Schumacher is 10 - 7 against Langdon in prior events and Langdon is 2 - 1 against Schumacher in prior final rounds. Schumacher with the starting line advantage and the lead until around half track when Langdon was able to chase him down. This was a great drag race with Langdon running low E.T. of the event and Schumacher running top speed of the event. Shawn Langdon's MOV: 0.0173 seconds (approximately 8 feet). Langdon wins his second race this season and his third career win.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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