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|This is the first time Hines and Hope have faced each other in eliminations.
Hope was too anxious at the tree and Hines moves on to give lane choice to Johnson in round two.
Hines' incremental times: 60ft-1.102 sec., 330ft-3.027, 660ft-4.678/148.35mph,
1,000ft-6.121David Hope's incremental times: 60ft-1.153 sec., 330ft-3.094,