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Finals
 

Top Fuel

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                     R-Time    E-Time  Speed
 
 (W) Del Worsham (Al-Anabi Racing Dragster)      0.061      3.823 318.77
 (L) Spencer Massey (Fram Dragster)              0.051      3.834 323.74
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Worsham is 6 - 4 against Massey in prior events and Massey is 2 - 1 against Worsham in prior final rounds. Massey with the starting line advantage, but worsham has the lead by 400 feet and then holds on for the win by 0.0018 seconds (approximately 10 inches). Worsham now trails Massey by two points. This is Worsham's seventh top Fuel win.


       

Funny Car

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                     R-Time    E-Time  Speed
 
 (W) Ron Capps (NAPA Charger)                    0.068      4.109 311.34
 (L) Johnny Gray (Service Central Charger)       0.082      4.203 295.08
5:26 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Capps is 8 - 5 against Gray in prior events and Gray is 1 - 0 against Capps in prior final rounds.

Capps gets out of the gate first and starts to pull away. Gray was trying to keep pace, then it looked like he pushed out a head gasket about 700 feet out and he slowed.

Capps did not qualify at the last race and this is the 16th time a non-qualifier at one race came back to win the next race in this class.


       

Pro Stock

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                     R-Time    E-Time  Speed
 
 (W) Mike Edwards (Penhall/K&N/Interstate GXP)   0.029      6.641 208.30
 (L) Allen Johnson (Mopar/J & J Racing Avenger)  0.034      6.668 208.01
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Edwards is 18 - 6 against Johnson in prior events and Edwards is 3 - 1 against Johnson in prior final rounds. Edwards is out of the gate first and never trailed for the win by 0.0323 seconds (approximately 10 feet). Edwards has moved into second place in the point race.


       

Pro Stock Motorcycle

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                     R-Time    E-Time  Speed
 
 (W) Eddie Krawiec (Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hine 0.049      6.936 194.30
 (L) Andrew Hines (Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines 0.113      6.995 192.96
5:17 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Hines is 10 - 7 against Krawiec in prior events and Hines is 3 - 1 against Krawiec in prior final rounds.

Krawiec will have the points lead leaving this race regardless of what happens here. Hines is in fourth but could move up to third with a win here.

Krawiec gets a big hole shot and pulls away at every marker. He will go to the final race with a 69 point lead.


       

Pro Mod

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Pro Modified at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                     R-Time    E-Time  Speed
 
 (W) Leah Pruett (ProCare RX t'10 Mustang)       0.068      5.910 253.04
 (L) Danny Rowe (Sterline Bridge *'68 Camaro)    0.062      5.940 243.55
4:33 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 86 degrees, relative humidity 18 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,436 feet, track temperature 99 degrees.

They leave the line together, Rowe starts to pull away, then Pruett starts to make up ground and drives around Rowe just before the finish line.

Leah Pruett's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.051), 330 ft(-0.106), 660ft(-0.059), 1,000ft(-0.013). MOV: 0.0245 seconds (approximately 9 feet).

 * = Supercharged Engine


 t = Turbocharged Engine

       

Top Alcohol Dragster

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                     R-Time    E-Time  Speed
 
 (W) Chris Demke (Peen-Rite-Abrasive Finishing B 0.005      5.385 267.00
 (L) Michael Manners (The Shredder A/FD)         0.073      5.390 270.05
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

This is the first time Demke and Manners have faced each other in eliminations. Demke with the near perfect light and another great pass for the win. He has now won his last five National event finals...this is his second National event win this year.


       

Top Alcohol Funny Car

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                     R-Time    E-Time  Speed
 
 (W) Tony Bartone (Centre Pointe Collision Musta 0.047      5.547 260.41
 (L) Shane Westerfield (CP Pistons Monte Carlo)  0.048      5.674 255.10
5:10 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

This is the first time Westerfield and Bartone have faced each other in eliminations.

Bartone is 32-25 in final rounds. He won the spring race here.

This is Westerfields first ever final round.

They come off the line together, then Bartone starts to pull away quickly. Bartone goes right down the groove and wins his 33rd national event.


       

Super Stock

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 7 eliminations in Super Stock at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver               Class   Dial    RT        ET   Ov/Un
 
 (W) Peter Biondo           GT/DA   9.93  0.011     9.946  0.016
 (L) Jackie Alley           SS/DA   9.76  0.037     9.703 -0.057
5:00 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Biondo has 41 national event wins, two this year. He has never won this race. Alley won earlier this year in Denver.

Alley just took the points lead from Biondo.

Biondo gets a little payback here, getting out of the gate first, then Alley breaks out trying to run him down.


       

Stock

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 7 eliminations in Stock Eliminator at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver               Class   Dial    RT        ET   Ov/Un
 
 (W) Jim Meador              D/SA  11.03  0.022    11.047  0.017
 (L) Andy Durham            AA/SA   9.72  0.033     9.693 -0.027
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Durham is in his first final and Meador is 2 - 2 in finals. Meador with the better light and the win when Durham breaks out. Meador with his third National event win.


       

Super Comp

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 7 eliminations in Super Comp at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver               Class  Index    RT        ET   Ov/Un
 
 (W) Billy Torrence           S/C   9.05  0.048     9.039 -0.011
 (L) Bill Dennis              S/C   9.05  0.021     9.027 -0.023
5:04 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Dennis is 0-2 in finals, Torrence is 0-1.

Dennis gets out of the gate first but takes too much win stripe and gives the win to Torrence.


       

Super Gas

Final Round 
LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 7 eliminations in Super Gas at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:
 W/L  Driver               Class  Index    RT        ET   Ov/Un
 
 (W) Ed DeStaute              S/G  10.05  0.019    10.057  0.007
 (L) Michael Miller           S/G  10.05  0.034    10.036 -0.014
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 16 percent, barometer 27.92 inches, adjusted altitude 4,332 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

DeStaute's first final was in 1986 and he is 6-2 in finals. Miller has four National event wins. DeSaute with the starting line advantage and then Miller breaks out to give DeSaute the win. DeSaute, former World Champion, with his seventh Natoional event win.