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Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 15:01 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Round 3 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





ENNIS, Texas - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car 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
    5 Doug Gordon                             1 Sean Bellemeur               
E3                   0.039  5.571 267.75     ****WINNER****  0.037  5.490 268.01
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Payne     ) 0.068  5.461 268.38      (C Marshall  ) 0.031  5.444 269.46
E1                   0.082  5.455 269.94      (B Brown     ) 0.019  5.471 269.56
 Qualified:             #1  5.446 269.24                        #3  5.462 269.40
1:54 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 88 degrees, relative humidity 48 percent, barometer 29.14 inches, adjusted altitude 3,662 feet, track temperature 118 degrees.

Bellemeur is 8 - 6 against Gordon in prior events.

A coin flip off the line, Bellemeur gets out in front and pulls away for the win.

Sean Bellemeur's incremental margins: 60ft(0.019), 330 ft(0.067), 660ft(0.080), 1,000ft(0.082). MOV: 0.0836 seconds (approximately 33 feet).

Bellemeur is going to his sixth final this year and the 24th of his career.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
        Bye                                   2 Shane Westerfield            
E3                                            ****WINNER****  0.052  5.538 266.74
 Prior rounds:
E2                                           (B Hough     ) 0.034  5.477 267.48
E1                                           (K Smith     ) 0.067  5.498 269.24
 Qualified:                                                       #5  5.480 270.05
Westerfield gets the bye here and will take on Bellemeur in the final round. Bellemeur will have lane choice on the final round.

This will be Westerfield's third final this year and the 21st of his career.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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