Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals NHRA Winston DragRacing
Federal-Mogul Funny Car

Thursday
Qualifying Round 1 Order

Friday
Qualifying Round 2 Order
Qualifying Round 3 Order

Saturday
Elimination Round 1 Results

Sunday
Elimination Round 2 Results
Elimination Round 3 Results
Final Round Results

Thursday

Order for Qualifying Round 1

MORRISON, Colo. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after one round of qualifying in Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 22nd annualMopar Parts Mile-High Nationals:

 Psn   Driver                Vehicle                       ET    Speed

   1. Jay Payne            Valvoline '01 Chevy Camaro     6.025  229.47
   2. Vern Moats           Kendall Oil '00 Pontiac Fireb  6.053  236.05
   3. Cy Chesterman        Coca-Cola '99 Pontiac Trans A  6.149  231.87
   4. Tate Branch          Mack Energy '99 Dodge Avenger  6.190  229.86
   5. Bernie Harrington    Allen Racing '01 Integra       6.268  221.05
   6. Steve Griboski       '97 Chevy Camaro               6.405  222.88
   7. John Patton          Foolish Money II '99 Pontiac   6.689  209.62
   8. Robert Kanenwisher   '00 Dodge Avenger              8.249  109.13
   9. Mike Knowles         '98 Dodge Avenger             11.775   79.86
  10. Lawren Jones         Dash For Cash '01 Corvette      DQ




Friday

Order for Qualifying Round 2

MORRISON, Colo. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 22nd annual Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals:

 Psn   Driver                Vehicle                       ET    Speed

   1. Jay Payne            Valvoline '01 Chevy Camaro     6.025  237.50
   2. Vern Moats           Kendall Oil '00 Pontiac Fireb  6.053  236.05
   3. Cy Chesterman        Coca-Cola '99 Pontiac Trans A  6.149  236.22
   4. Tate Branch          Mack Energy '99 Dodge Avenger  6.190  231.28
   5. Steve Griboski       '97 Chevy Camaro               6.265  228.11
   6. Bernie Harrington    Allen Racing '01 Integra       6.268  221.05
   7. Robert Kanenwisher   '00 Dodge Avenger              6.373  229.39
   8. John Patton          Foolish Money II '99 Pontiac   6.500  221.20
   9. Lawren Jones         Dash For Cash '01 Chevy Corve  6.575  226.24
  10. Rex Williams         '01 Chevy Corvette             6.760  203.49
  11. Mike Knowles         '98 Dodge Avenger              7.250  204.57




Friday

Order for Qualifying Round 3

MORRISON, Colo. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 22nd annual Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals:

 Psn   Driver                Vehicle                       ET    Speed

   1. Jay Payne            Valvoline '01 Chevy Camaro     5.965  238.68
   2. Vern Moats           Kendall Oil '00 Pontiac Fireb  6.022  236.05
   3. Cy Chesterman        Coca-Cola '99 Pontiac Trans A  6.034  236.22
   4. Tate Branch          Mack Energy '99 Dodge Avenger  6.106  234.13
   5. Steve Griboski       '97 Chevy Camaro               6.170  232.23
   6. Bernie Harrington    Allen Racing '01 Integra       6.170  226.70
   7. Lawren Jones         Dash For Cash '01 Chevy Corve  6.171  231.28
   8. Robert Kanenwisher   '00 Dodge Avenger              6.373  229.39
   9. John Patton          Foolish Money II '99 Pontiac   6.438  223.47
  10. Mike Knowles         '98 Dodge Avenger              6.760  216.55
  11. Rex Williams         '01 Chevy Corvette             6.760  206.29




Saturday

Results for Elimination Round 1
MORRISON, Colo. - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of round 1 eliminations in
Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 22nd annual Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                       RT        ET   Speed

 (W) Tate Branch (Mack Energy '99 Dodge Avenger) 0.509      6.088 232.11
 (L) John Patton (Foolish Money II '99 Pontiac Tr0.510      6.361 225.00
2:28 PM Both drivers have their best performance of the weekend. Branch, with the clearly superior combination, advances to the next round.
 (W) Cy Chesterman (Coca-Cola '99 Pontiac Trans A0.517      6.073 238.76
 (L) Mike Knowles ('98 Dodge Avenger)            0.656      7.035 215.24
Knowles left soft and never did get up to full power.
 (W) Bernie Harrington (Allen Racing '01 Integra)0.513      6.107 233.84
 (L) Lawren Jones (Dash For Cash '01 Chevy Corvet0.484      6.156 233.52
Jones was out of the groove at half track. The car made a slight move toward the wall, eliminating his starting line advantage.
 (W) Robert Kanenwisher ('00 Dodge Avenger)      0.467      6.208 231.16
 (L) Steve Griboski ('97 Chevy Camaro)           0.496      6.225 230.49
Kanenwisher's car moved to the right almost immediately, but he was able to drive it back into the groove and take the win light.
 (W) Vern Moats (Kendall Oil '00 Pontiac Firebird0.601      5.994 239.31
 (L) Rex Williams ('01 Chevy Corvette)           0.483      6.709 203.71
Williams had his hands full, the car pulling left for most of the run. Despite the car moving around his lane in the middle section of the track, Moats has the first 5 second pass of eliminations.
 (W) Jay Payne (Valvoline '01 Chevy Camaro)      0.508      5.976 235.15
     was unopposed
With the lowest ET of the session, Payne earns lane choice over Harrington in second round eliminations tomorrow.



Sunday

Results for Elimination Round 2
MORRISON, Colo. - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of round 2 eliminations in
Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 22nd annual Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                       RT        ET   Speed

 (W) Jay Payne (Valvoline '01 Chevy Camaro)      0.562     10.038  89.47
 (L) Bernie Harrington (Allen Racing '01 Integra)0.527     13.798  57.72
12:35 PM This one was strange. Both cars shook hard on the hit, both drivers were off the throttle early, and neither one was able to power back up.
 (W) Tate Branch (Mack Energy '99 Dodge Avenger) 0.452      6.268 228.46
 (L) Cy Chesterman (Coca-Cola '99 Pontiac Trans A0.549      8.468 110.53
Chesterman was headed for the centerline at half track and he clicked it off. Branch will have lane choice over Payne in the third round.
 (W) Vern Moats (Kendall Oil '00 Pontiac Firebird0.529      6.113 237.55
 (L) Robert Kanenwisher ('00 Dodge Avenger)      0.554      6.262 229.47
Kanenwisher was out of the groove at 200', and had to fight to stay off the centerline all the way down the track. Moats will have a bye in the third round.



Sunday

Results for Elimination Round 3
MORRISON, Colo. - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of round 3 eliminations in
Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 22nd annual Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                       RT        ET   Speed

 (W) Vern Moats (Kendall Oil '00 Pontiac Firebird0.528      6.049 239.44
     was unopposed
3:33 PM Moats with a bye run, looking for lane choice in the final round. He was loose between 330' and half track, then got it straightened out.
 (W) Jay Payne (Valvoline '01 Chevy Camaro)      0.576      6.043 237.00
 (L) Tate Branch (Mack Energy '99 Dodge Avenger) 0.505      6.308 229.98
Payne takes this one going away.



Sunday

Results for Final Round 
MORRISON, Colo. - SUMMIT FastNews - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in
Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 22nd annual Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals:
 W/L  Driver                                       RT        ET   Speed

 (W) Jay Payne (Valvoline '01 Chevy Camaro)      0.463      6.085 234.37
 (L) Vern Moats (Kendall Oil '00 Pontiac Firebird0.470      8.798 105.32
4:46 PM Payne arrived at the staging area in a hurry, Moats had been sitting there for a while. Moats made a hard move to the left at 300' and had to lift to avoid crossing the centerline. The Safety Safari is working on the right lane, so it appears that Moats might have been sliding around in his own oil.


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