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Sun, 09 Jun 2019, 17:46 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





TOPEKA, Kan. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 31st annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Robert Hight                            7 Jack Beckman                 
E4   ****WINNER****  0.065  3.895 330.88                     0.029  3.969 323.97
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Johnson Jr) -0.100  3.900 330.63      (J Force     ) 0.080  3.970 326.56
E2    (J Todd      ) 0.061  3.921 328.70      (T Wilkerson ) 0.060  3.940 325.45
E1    (S Langdon   ) 0.068  3.897 330.88      (M Hagan     ) 0.067  3.912 326.24
 Qualified:             #9  4.015 318.32                       #10  4.018 319.14
Weather conditions: air temperature 75 degrees, relative humidity 55 percent, barometer 28.94 inches, adjusted altitude 3,147 feet, track temperature 122 degrees.

Hight is 24 - 18 against Beckman in prior events and Hight is 8 - 3 against Beckman in prior final rounds.

Beckman with the starting line advantage, but Hight had the lead by 150 feet and never trailed from there on for the win. Hight runs low E.T. of the event for the win. Robert Hight's MOV: 0.0384 seconds (approximately 18 feet). Hight wins his 49th Wally and his fourth this year.

Beckman with a clean pass in the losing effort.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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