Drag Race Central - NHRA
Sun, 24 Feb 2013, 18:33 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green



CHANDLER, Ariz. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 29th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   34 Morgan Lucas                            2 Tony Schumacher              
E4                   0.058  4.652 258.67     ****WINNER****  0.066  4.606 213.20
 Prior rounds:
E3    (S Massey    ) 0.059  3.860 316.08      (A Brown     ) 0.052  3.765 327.82
E2    (D Grubnic   ) 0.044  3.773 327.43      (K alBalooshi) 0.088  3.747 329.91
E1    (C Millican  ) 0.070  4.074 211.99      (S Frigo     ) 0.065  3.806 313.80
 Qualified:            #12  3.820 319.22                        #3  3.768 325.37
Weather conditions: air temperature 63 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 28.71 inches, adjusted altitude 1,933 feet, track temperature 84 degrees.

Schumacher is 29 - 8 against Lucas in prior events and Schumacher is 3 - 2 against Lucas in prior final rounds. Lucas with the starting line advantage and then was up in smoke and then Schumacher is up in smoke. Lucas pedals it and tries to chase Schumacher as he is driving through a lot of tire smoke and his engine lets go right in the lights. Schumacher takes the win by 0.0385 seconds (approximately 15 feet). This is Schumacher's 70th win...

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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