Drag Race Central - IHRA
Sat, 12 Oct 2013, 20:51 PM

Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car Round 1 Competition
By Dave Rowe



MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Amsoil Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car at the 2013 Nitro Jam Series, IHRA Memphis Nitro Jam Day Two:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Greg Jacobsmeyer                      400 Mike Halstead                
E1                   0.123  7.150 139.34     ****WINNER****  0.093  6.004 222.99
7:16 p.m. Halstead gets off the line first and starts to pull away. Jacobsmeyer was falling back all the way through the run then the car noses over about 800 feet out and he backs off the throttle. Halstead makes his quickest pass of the weekend but had problems late in the run. He hangs on for the win and moves into the finals for the second night in a row.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  301 Mike Minick                           114 Peter Gallen                 
E1                   0.101  5.972 241.02     ****WINNER****  0.060  5.842 248.48
Gallen leaves the line, drifts to the right, but gets the car back toward the groove and makes his quickest pass of the weekend. Minick was moving early in the run but still made a decent pass.

In the next round it will be Minick vs. Jacobsmeyer and Gallen vs. Halstead for the championship.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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