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Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 14:13 PM

Top Fuel Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





ENNIS, Texas - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   24 Jordan Vandergriff                    415 Lee Callaway                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.068  3.753 322.73                     0.097  9.885  82.51
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Millican  ) 0.051  3.746 321.12      (M Salinas   ) 0.097  3.794 313.66
 Qualified:             #6  3.713 324.59                       #14  3.808 312.28
Vandergriff with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win.

Callaway is up in smoke right at the hit and clicks it off.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  474 Billy Torrence                        614 Shawn Reed                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.076  3.767 325.69                     0.111  4.861 154.60
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T McMillen  ) 0.078  3.733 327.35      (S Torrence  ) 0.071  3.728 327.51
 Qualified:             #5  3.712 330.47                       #13  3.762 323.12
Torrence is 1 - 0 against Reed in prior events.

Torrence with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win.

Reed started to smoke the tires and clicked it off.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  374 Austin Prock                          777 Leah Pritchett               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.056  3.742 330.39                     0.050  3.964 250.55
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Kalitta   ) 0.052  3.688 334.40      (K Kinsley   ) 0.075  3.724 324.12
 Qualified:             #7  3.714 328.38                        #2  3.681 332.10
Prock is 3 - 2 against Pritchett in prior events.

Pritchett with the starting line advantage, but Prock had the lead by the time they went by the Christmas tree and never trailed from there on for the win. He will have lane choice over Vandergriff in the semifinal.

Pritchett started to drop cylinders...


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    5 Brittany Force                          6 Antron Brown                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.088  3.815 319.60                     0.055  4.113 230.72
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Ferre     ) 0.063  3.694 330.31      (R Crampton  ) 0.063  3.743 329.58
 Qualified:             #1  3.651 331.28                        #8  3.717 327.82
Brown is 17 - 9 against Force in prior events.

Brown with the starting line advantage, force has a couple holes out early. Brown starts hazing the tires around 330 feet, but Force grabs the lead around half track. Brown banged it around the 1/8 mile mark. Force gets the win and will give up lane choice to Torrence in the semifinal.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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