NHRA Heartland Nationals: Top Fuel Harley

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NHRA Mello Yellow drag racing series

Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties
Heartland Motorsports Park
Jun 07-09, 2019

Top Fuel Harley

Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Series

Tii Tharpe takes the Top Fuel Harley Win at the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals with a 6.31 to Bob Malloy’s 7.39.





ROUND 1 Eliminations

WIN
Driver Billy Jackson Bob Malloy
RT .185 .127
60 FT 1.232 1.140
330 FT 3.193 2.906
660 FT 5.378 4.267
660 MPH 102.89 177.02
1000 FT 7.676 5.433
ET 9.930 6.493
MPH 94.84 201.82

Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 61 percent, barometer 28.93 inches, adjusted altitude 2,852 feet, track temperature 109 degrees. Malloy with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win.

WIN
Driver Mike Scott Rickey House
RT .080 .154
60 FT 1.324 1.199
330 FT 3.790 2.966
660 FT 5.743 4.339
660 MPH 119.54 186.69
1000 FT 7.664 5.635
ET 9.459 6.961
MPH 121.91 158.87

Scott with the staring line advantage, but lost traction and House gets the win. He will give up lane choice to Malloy.

WIN
Driver Tii Tharpe Beau Layne
RT .060 .037
60 FT 1.125 1.118
330 FT 2.854 3.024
660 FT 4.190 4.860
660 MPH 206.01 116.60
1000 FT 5.363 6.872
ET 6.440 8.899
MPH 206.10 106.11

Layne with the starting line advantage, but is out of the groove and over by the centerline before he clicked it off. Tharpe is straight down the groove for the win.

WIN
Driver Doug Vancil Jay Turner
RT .027 .131
60 FT 1.125 1.124
330 FT 2.862 2.810
660 FT 4.208 4.124
660 MPH 185.00 184.25
1000 FT 5.361 5.238
ET 6.351 6.235
MPH 232.23 219.69

Vancil with a great light, but Turner chased him down around 800 feet and takes the win. Jay
Turner’s MOV: 0.0124 seconds (approximately 4 feet). Turner runs low E.T. of the event for the win. He will have lane choice over Tharpe in the semifinal.

 

ROUND 2 Eliminations

WIN
Driver Bob Malloy Rickey House
RT .102 .149
60 FT 1.119 1.186
330 FT 2.868 2.921
660 FT 4.223 4.279
660 MPH 180.12 177.67
1000 FT 5.384 5.439
ET 6.387 6.448
MPH 230.49 216.90
WIN
Driver Tii Tharpe Jay Turner
RT .009 .093
60 FT 1.102 1.138
330 FT 2.803 2.845
660 FT 4.127 4.177
660 MPH 182.03 182.26
1000 FT 5.259 5.341
ET 6.250 6.516
MPH 230.96 179.90

FINAL ROUND 

Lane WIN
Driver Tii Tharpe Bob Malloy
RT .067 .087
60 FT 1.119 1.114
330 FT 2.850 2.867
660 FT 4.176 4.279
660 MPH 209.88 159.72
1000 FT 5.320 5.809
ET 6.313 7.391
MPH 227.38 132.69

Final Qualifying

01 Bob Malloy 6.343 221.49
02 Doug Vancil 6.383 221.31
03 Tii Tharpe 6.390 224.21
04 Mike Scott 6.410 225.26
05 Rickey House 6.436 216.76
06 Beau Layne 6.494 229.39
07 Jay Turner 7.936 121.99
08 Billy Jackson 9.984 96.38


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