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Sun, 04 Nov 2018, 17:05 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe

LAS VEGAS - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

   63 Chris Marshall                       6180 Jirka Kaplan                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.086  5.443 268.54                     0.035  5.515 263.20
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Westerfiel) 0.084  5.428 268.81      (D Gordon    ) 0.116  5.527 264.55
 Qualified:             #4  5.485 267.27                        #8  5.530 263.77
1:54 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 20 percent, barometer 27.80 inches, adjusted altitude 3,826 feet, track temperature 94 degrees.

A good side-by-side here, both right down the groove. Kaplan gets out of the gate first, stays in front past half track, then Marshall gets around him and takes the win.

Chris Marshall's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.048), 330 ft(-0.032), 660ft(-0.015), 1,000ft(0.005). MOV: 0.0211 seconds (approximately 8 feet).

  800 Ulf Leanders                            2 John Lombardo Jr.            
E2   ****WINNER****  0.050  5.453 267.22                     0.050 17.487  71.79
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Burck     ) 0.101  5.449 268.33      (A Whiteley  ) 0.075  5.734 202.97
 Qualified:             #2  5.472 266.42                        #3  5.476 268.28
They leave the line together, Leanders goes right down the groove, Lombardo goes up in smoke and backs off the throttle.

Leanders will be going to his fourth final round where he has a 2-1 record.

Marshall is going to his fifth final round and he has four wins.

Marshall will have lane choice over Leanders in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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