First Round of Top Fuel Eliminator Results from the 45th Pepsi Nightfire Nat’ls at Firebird Raceway in Boise: The Points race just tightened up.Dusty Green upsets a tire-smoking Champion Speed Shop with a 5.93 at 246-mph to Adam Sorokin‘s pedal-job 6.71. Rick Williamson puts up a 5.80 at 241 mph and defeats Tyler Hilton’s 6.54. Jim Murphy’s 6.32 at 196 mph puts away Bret Williamson’s off-pace 8.62. Tony Bartone posts a 5.82 at 232 on a bye. Semi-final pairings: Bartone vs. Green. Team Craig vs. WW2.
2nd Round of Top Fuel Eliminator Results from the 45th Pepsi Nightfire Nat’ls at Firebird Raceway in Boise:
Tony Bartone advances with a 5.82 at 237 mph. Dusty Green loses with a 6.28. In the other pair, Jim Murphy WW2 Racing dispatches Team Craig, with a 5.83 Rick Williamson’s 5.87. The final should be stout. The winner leaves with the Points Lead.
Final Round of Top Fuel Eliminator Results from Boise: The Road to a Three-Peat opens up a little bit: Tony Bartone lays down a victorious 5.69 at a spectacular 261 mph to defeat Jim Murphy’s valiant 5.77 at 240 mph. With this event win, Bartone takes the lead in the 2016 Points Standings at 273 points. Jim Murphy is 2nd at 265. Adam Sorokin is 3rd at 263. Bakersfield is going to be a real knockdown drag-out barfight.