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Robert Hight in the lead

Final
Robert Hight takes the win in the final against Courtney Force. This win gives Robert the number one spot in the Countdown to the Championship. Congratulations to you Robert and your amazing team!

TAFCLeanders
In Top Alcohol Funny Car our fellow Swede, Ulf Leanders does a fantastic race, and climbs all the way to the semifinal against Andy Bohl. Unfortunately Andy does a better job there, he beats Ulf, and later he also wins the final against John Lombardo Jr. Huge congrats to you Andy and your great team!

Smoke and out

e1smoke
Our first round was lost right after the start. Jonnie smoked the tires almost immediately and Alexis worked her way down the track to an easy win.

Full pull and ladder

q4
Jonnie got a full pull in Q4. 3.981 gives us the number 11th place. Out first in tomorrows eliminations is Alexis DeJoria.

ladder

Final qualifying results Carolina Nationals 2017
________________________Sec.  Mph.
1 Courtney Force                     3.891    330.07
2 J.R. Todd                               3.898    329.18
3 Tommy Johnson Jr.                 3.901    325.06
4 Jack Beckman                       3.906    330.47
5 Alexis DeJoria                       3.910    324.51
6 Robert Hight                         3.911    327.27
7 Tim Wilkerson                      3.962    324.44
8 Cruz Pedregon                      3.962    318.02
9 John Force                             3.967    326.95
10 Ron Capps                           3.980    323.04
11 Matt Hagan                          3.981    324.12
12 Jonnie Lindberg                 3.981    320.05
13 Jim Campbell                       4.066    309.42
14 Dave Richards                     4.067    298.67
15 Jeff Diehl                              4.247    299.46
16 Bob Gilbertson                    4.448    215.58

This weekend, Carolina Nationals

q1

This weekend were in North Carolina for the Carolina Nationals in Charlotte.
Jonnie had a single run in the first. He got of the line pretty well, but lost traction at about the 300 foot mark. In Q2 he lost traction earlier and didn't manage to improve the ET.

Results after two qualifying rounds Carolina Nationals 2017
________________________Sec.       Mph.
1 Courtney Force                      3.891    330.07
2 J.R. Todd                                3.898    329.18
3 Tommy Johnson Jr.                3.901    325.06
4 Jack Beckman                        3.906    330.47
5 Alexis DeJoria                        3.910    324.51
6 Robert Hight                          3.911    302.75
7 Cruz Pedregon                       3.962    314.02
8 Tim Wilkerson                        3.976    317.79
9 John Force                             3.976    314.31
10 Matt Hagan                          3.981    324.12
11 Ron Capps                            4.012    257.87
12 Jim Campbell                       4.066    309.42
13 Dave Richards                      4.067    298.67
14 Jonnie Lindberg                4.763    166.56
15 Bob Gilbertson                     5.240    151.41


Schedule for the rest of the weekend
(Charlotte is minus 6 hours compared to Sweden)

Saturday
Q3: 1:30 PM local time, 19:30 in Sweden.
Q4: 4:00 PM local time, 22:00 in Sweden.

Sunday
Elimination 1:   12:00 PM local time, 18:00 in Sweden.
Elimination 2:   2:15 PM local time, 20:15 in Sweden.
Semifinals:      3:50 PM local time, 21:50 in Sweden.
Final:               5:17 PM local time, 23:17 in Sweden.

JR Todd takes the win

JRToddWin
This years proud Fuel Funny Car winner of the US Nationals is JR Todd. A huge congratulations to the win for you and your amazing team JR!