Drag Race Central - NHRA
Sun, 09 Feb 2020, 18:46 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard



POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 60th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com:
 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed 
    4 John Force                              2 Jack Beckman                 
E4                   0.065  3.897 332.34     ****WINNER****  0.081  3.837 333.33 
 Prior rounds: 
E3    (M Hagan     ) 0.032  3.923 331.28      (A DeJoria   ) 0.073  3.843 332.92 
E2    (T Johnson Jr) 0.058  4.011 275.06      (R Capps     ) 0.057  3.871 329.34 
E1    (B Bode      ) 0.092  3.875 329.02      (S Densham   ) 0.067  4.291 294.18 
 Qualified:             #5  3.889 322.04                        #2  3.856 328.86 
3:29 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 63 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 28.65 inches, adjusted altitude 2,285 feet, track temperature 68 degrees.

Beckman comes into the final round with a 30 win, 33 RU record. He was runner-up here last year. Force has a career record of 151 wins and 104 runner-ups, so far. He has seven Winternationals win already. He has defeated two of the three Team Schumacher Funny Cars in prior rounds. Beckman is 33 - 19 against Force in prior events and Beckman is 5 - 3 against Force in prior final rounds.

3:31 p.m. Just a short delay for more "sprinkles"! 3:38 p.m. Let's try this again!

Once again Beckman has Force's number! Force gets a small starting line advantage, but Beckman is quickly out in front and slowly creeps further ahead for the twenty-two foot win.

Jack Beckman's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(0.032), 330 ft(0.038), 660ft(0.042). MOV: 0.0443 seconds (approximately 22 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink



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