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Sun, 21 Apr 2013, 17:20 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





CONCORD, N.C. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Fourth annual Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals fueled by Full Throttle:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   16 Dan Pomponio                          500 Dale Brand                   
E4   ****WINNER****  0.052  5.563 260.36                     0.056  5.816 259.96
 Prior rounds:
E3    (P Noakes    ) 0.028  5.556 260.41      (R Drew      ) 0.048  5.636 260.01
E2    (F Manzo     ) 0.013  5.549 261.32      (C Simonton  ) 0.056  5.863 255.05
E1    (T Bogolo    ) 0.048  5.580 260.26      (B Naves     ) 0.075  5.528 262.28
 Qualified:             #4  5.565 260.51                        #2  5.530 262.33
Weather conditions: air temperature 65 degrees, relative humidity 39 percent, barometer 29.62 inches, adjusted altitude 970 feet, track temperature 96 degrees.

Pomponio is 1 - 0 against Brand in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round. Pomponio with a slight starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. Pomponio with his second win this season. He adds to his point lead with the win.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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