- Session One
With only 5 cars on the property,
funny car was slim pickings for photos. Here the legendary Paul
Smith gets the family's Entertainer flopper ready for the first
John Smith was paired
with Dan Horan Jr.
Smith clicked it early
to a 6.790 at 143.03. Horan was a DQ for crossing the center
The other pair featured Shawn
Bowen in the Bartone & Lebor '69 Camaro and Eric Stevens
driving the Bluegrass Thunder '69 Camaro.
- Session Two
First out was Greg Jacobsmeyer,
Florissant, MO, the All Star '69 Camaro. This was his first qualifying
effort and a single.
Jacobsmeyer shut off
early to a 6.476 at 170.06.
The first pair of session
two was Dan Horan Jr. and Eric Stevens.
Then came Shawn Bowen
and John Smith.
- Session Three
Horan finally got down
the track and went to the number two spot with a 5.923 at 245.14.
Next pair was Shawn Bowen
and Eric Stevens.
Round One Eliminations
Round one opened with
the #1 qualifier, Shawn Bowen, getting a single.
Bowen didn't take the
gimme and ran 5.790 at 236.51.
Pair one pitted John
Smith and Greg Jacobsmeyer.
Smith left first by a
bunch and never looked back.
Smith moved to the semis with
a 5.844 at 242.63 with Jacobsmeyer shutting off early to a 7.112
Last pair featured Dan
Horan Jr. and Eric Stevens.
For whatever reason,
Stevens was shut off prior to staging leaving Horan to solo.
Horan moved on with a
solid 5.760 at 256.36 (top speed of the meet).
Round Two Eliminations
The only pair for the
semis was John Smith and Shawn Bowen.
Smith drilled Bowen on the
to a 0.154) and pulled away from there.
Smith took the win and
moved to the final to face Horan.
Horan came out for his
second bye of the day.
This time Horan saved
parts for the final and coasted to a 8.374 at 106.18.
Top Fuel Qualifying - Session 1 - Page 1
Top Fuel - Qualifying Session 2 - Page 2
Top Fuel Qualifying Session 3 - Page 3
Funny Car Qualifying & Early Rounds - Page 4
Top Fuel Eliminations Rounds 1 &
- Page 5
Nitro Finals & AA/Fuel
- Page 6
Other Class Cars - Page 7
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