The weather’s not on our side

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There is no fun weather in Vegas today. It's rainy with gusty winds.
The rain will probably stop in the nearest hours, but the windy conditions will probably continue.

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But it could have been worse. Yesterday Vegas had a sand storm, and the drag strip was covered in a couple of inches of fine sand.

Time to race in Vegas

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Tonight it's time. Time to show that the final in Gainesville wasn't just a lucky shot.
The first qualifying round today Friday, is at 2:30 PM in Vegas (23:30 Swedish time). The second is at 5:00 PM (02:00 Saturday morning i Sweden). Then it's two more qualifying rounds on Saturday. Followed by the eliminations on Sunday.
If not in Vegas, check out the race live at NHRA All Access.

NHRA: Gatornationals
The three time Fop Fuel World Champion Antron Brown, looks pretty happy not competing in the same class as Jonnie! Or what do you think?

NHRA: Gatornationals
How about another final this weekend John? In this race in Vegas, there are 19 contestants that will fight for the 16 spots in the eliminations ladder. There are no guaranties for anything.

Entry list: Las Vegas DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals 2017
1       Ron Capps                  '17 Charger         AUTO PARTS DODGE FU
2       Tommy Johnson Jr   '17 Charger           MAKE-A-WISH DODGE CHARGE
3       Matt Hagan                ’17 Charger          MOPAR EXPRESS LANE/ROCKY
4       John Force                  '15 Camaro SS    PEAK COOLANT AND MOTOR OIL
5       Jack Beckman            '17 Charger          INFINITE HERO DODGE CHAR
6       Courtney Force          '17 Camaro SS    ADVANCE AUTO PARTS
8       Robert Hight              '17 Camaro SS     AUTO CLUB OF S. CALIFORNIA
9       Tim Wilkerson           '17 Mustang          LEVI RAY & SHOUP INC
71     Cruz Pedregon           '16 Camry            SNAP-ON / TOYOTA
156   Phil Burkart Jr           '14 Dodge             SCHWABFUNNYCAR.COM
170   Jeff Arend                   '07 Monte Carlo  RUSSO RACING
340  Bob Bode Jr                '14 Dodge             ARBEE PLASTIC BAGS
373  J.R. Todd                     '17 Toyota             DHL
496  John Hale                     '12 Impala           ENGINEERING
703  James Campbell         '17 Charger          DUNN/7ELEVEN/OBERTO/HUBERT'S
750  Del Worsham              '16 Camry             LUCAS OIL TOYOTA
771   Alexis De Joria            '17 Camry             TEQUILA PATRON
782  Gary Densham            '14 Mustang         DENSHAM MOTORSPORTS
801  Jonnie Lindberg          '17 Toyota            HEAD INC.

Words from the finalists: Jonnie and John

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First the living legend, John Force. He had a few things to say about "The kid".
Click on the picture or here: Youtube.

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Then our Jonnie. Some call him the "The kid".
Click on the picture or here: Youtube.

Thanks fans and friends for all the support!

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I just spoke a few words with Jonnie, and he wish to say hello and thanks, to all of you out there for all the support he have gotten during the day. "Thank's all fans and friends! You're the best!"
Here he is in a pre race intervju with the NHRA media organisation.

Force wins

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John Force wins the race, leaving the runner up spot for Jonnie. Not to bad anyway.