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Sat, 26 Sep 2020, 14:27 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 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 51st annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Brian Hough                          2183 Aryan Rochon                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.102  5.556 266.42                     0.056 16.864  44.21
 Qualified:             #3  5.566 266.06                        #4  5.642 260.76
This is the first time Hough and Rochon have faced each other in eliminations.

Rochon with the starting line advantage, but is up in smoke right at the hit and clicks it off. Hough kept it hooked up and is straight down the groove with his quickest pass of the weekend for the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Doug Gordon                             7 Kris Hool                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.068  5.536 266.42                    -0.065  5.658 259.86
 Qualified:             #2  5.559 266.27                        #5  5.694 260.71
Gordon is 4 - 3 against Hool in prior events.

Hool goes red to give Gordon the freebie.

Gordon launched hard and makes his quickest pass of the weekend for the win and lane choice over Hough in the semifinal.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Sean Bellemeur                        196 Bill Naves                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.085  5.504 267.48                           No Time      
 Qualified:             #1  5.510 266.85                        #6 11.286  75.56
Naves is a no-show.

Bellemeur with the single and he runs the quickest pass of the event. He will have a bye into the final. Sean Bellemeur's incremental times: 60ft-0.950 sec., 330ft-2.489, 660ft-3.666/210.80 mph, 1,000ft-4.663.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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