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Sat, 07 Mar 2020, 19:43 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division, Fifth annual Baby Gators:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    5 Annie Whiteley                        800 Ulf Leanders                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.126  5.430 276.18                     0.054  6.851 149.40
 Qualified:             #1  5.397 274.66                       #11  6.519 232.11
Leanders with the starting line advantage, but Whiteley had the difference made by 330 feet and never trailed from there on for the win. She runs the fastest pass in the history of Top Alcohol Funny Car for the National Record. Annie Whiteley's incremental times: 60ft-0.941 sec., 330ft-2.478, 660ft-3.641/215.48 mph, 1,000ft-4.613.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  802 Jonnie Lindberg                       322 Rob Pfeister                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.100  5.726 264.39                     0.107  8.067 133.13
 Qualified:             #2  5.457 267.80                        #7  5.791 249.26
Lindberg with the slight starting line advantage and never trailed for the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   13 DJ Cox Jr.                              6 Doug Gordon                  
E1                   0.040  9.574  88.44     ****WINNER****  0.064  5.486 268.17
 Qualified:             #4  5.476 264.03                        #5  5.487 269.56
Cox Jr. with the starting line advantage, but shook and made a quick move toward the centerline before he clicked it off.

Gordon is straight down the groove with his quickest pass of the weekend for the win. He will give up lane choice to Whiteley in the semifinal.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Sean Bellemeur                         11 Matt Gill                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.042  5.666 267.69                     0.088 12.414  64.96
 Qualified:             #3  5.463 271.84                        #6  5.591 266.95
Bellemeur with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. He will have lane choice over Lindberg in the semifinal.

Gill made a quick move toward the wall right at the hit and clicked it off.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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