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GV’s 1976 NHRA Vallco Professional Drag Racing Replay
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FUNNY CAR NON-QUALIFIERS

Driver: Tom Anderson
Home: Macedon, New York
Entry: "Wild Thing"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Ford Mustang II
ET: 6.52
MPH: 209.7

Driver: Bruce Larson
Home: Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Entry: "USA-1"
Year/Make/Model: 75 Chevrolet Monza
ET: 6.55
MPH: 205.5

Driver: Kosty Ivanof
Home: Brighton, Massachusetts 
Entry: "Boston Shaker" 
Year/Make/Model: 75 Chevrolet Monza
ET: 6.58
MPH: 208.9
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 1
Driver: Don Garlits
Home: Seffner, Florida
Entry: "Wynns Charger SR 23"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 5.73
MPH: 255.6

Seed 2
Driver: Gary Ritter
Home: Hayward, California
Entry: "Blood, Sweat & Nitro"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 5.84
MPH: 237.2
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 3
Driver: James Warren
Home: Bakersfield, California
Entry: "Rain for Rent"
Year/Make/Model: 74 Dragster
ET: 5.85
MPH: 239.9

Seed 4
Driver: Richard Tharp
Home: Dallas, Texas 
Entry: "Candies & Hughes" 
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 5.91
MPH: 233.8
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 5
Driver: Grant Stoms
Home: East Brunswick, New Jersey
Entry: "Rampage"
Year/Make/Model: 75 Dragster
ET: 5.94
MPH: 243.2

Seed 6
Driver: Jerry Ruth
Home: Seattle, Washington
Entry: "Competition Specialties"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 5.95
MPH: 234.8
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 7
Driver: Terry Capp
Home: Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Entry: "Wheeler Dealer"
Year/Make/Model: 72 Dragster
ET: 5.97
MPH: 235.8

Seed 8
Driver: Paul Longenecker
Home: Arcanum, Ohio
Entry: "Paul Longenecker"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 6.01
MPH: 229.4
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 9
Driver: Don Ewald
Home: Downey, California 
Entry: "R.J. Trotter"
Year/Make/Model: 74 Dragster
ET: 6.03
MPH: 231.1

Seed 10
Driver: Ernie Hall
Home: Cornelius, Oregon
Entry: "Western States Special" 
Year/Make/Model: 72 Dragster
ET: 6.04
MPH: 235.5
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 11
Driver: Garth Widdison
Home: Ogden, Utah
Entry: "Utah Charger"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 6.05
MPH: 229.9

Seed 12
Driver: Frank Bradley
Home: Napa, California
Entry: "Frank Bradley"
Year/Make/Model: 75 Dragster
ET: 6.06
MPH: 231.6
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 13
Driver: Shirley Muldowney
Home: Mount Clemens, Michigan
Entry: "Shirley Muldowney" 
Year/Make/Model: 75 Dragster
ET: 6.09
MPH: 225.8

Seed 14
Driver: Dale Armstrong 
Home:  Torrance, California
Entry: "Dale Armstrong" 
Year/Make/Model: 75 Dragster
ET: 6.10
MPH: 230.9
 
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TOP FUEL QUALIFIERS

Seed 15
Driver: Larry Dixon
Home: North Hollywood, California
Entry: "Howard Cam Rat"
Year/Make/Model: 73 Dragster
ET: 6.13
MPH: 227.7

Seed 16
Driver: Gary Beck
Home: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Entry: "Thrush"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 6.14
MPH: 227.7

Note: Beck sustained a fire in 2nd gear while qualifying. His crew will try to make the necessary repairs to have him ready for Round 1.
 
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TOP FUEL NON-QUALIFIERS

Driver: Randy Allison
Home: Vista, California
Entry: "Velasco & Cohen"
Year/Make/Model: 75 Dragster
ET: 6.15
MPH: 226.3

Driver: Junior Kaiser
Home: Lakewood, Colorado 
Entry: "Kaiser Bros."
Year/Make/Model: 70 Dragster
ET: 6.16
MPH: 228.7

Driver: Rick Ramsey
Home: Fountain Valley, California 
Entry: "Withers & Ramsey Flyer"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 6.18
MPH: 239.8
 
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TOP FUEL NON-QUALIFIERS

Driver: Graham Light
Home: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Entry: "Export A"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 6.19
MPH: 228.4

Driver: Dennis Baca
Home: Walnut Creek, California
Entry: "Dennis Baca" 
Year/Make/Model: 72 Dragster
ET: 6.20
MPH: 226.7

Driver: Hank Endres
Home: Pennsville, New Jersey
Entry: "Nirvana"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 6.20
MPH: 213.9
 
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TOP FUEL NON-QUALIFIERS

Driver: Jeb Allen
Home: Santa Rosa, California 
Entry: "Jeb Allen/Revell/English Leather"
Year/Make/Model: 76 Dragster
ET: 6.37
MPH: 226.0

Driver: Chris Karamesines
Home: Chicago, Illinois
Entry: "The Chizler"
Year/Make/Model: 75 Dragster
ET: Broke Down in 1st Gear - Did Not Finish
MPH:

Driver: Clayton Harris
Home: Moulton, Alabama
Entry: "Southern Flyer"
Year/Make/Model: 74 Dragster
ET: Broke Down in 1st Gear - Did Not Finish
MPH:
 
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1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

i.imgur.com/aAM3a6Z.jpg

PRO STOCK ROUND 1

Frank Iaconio vs.
Dave Kanners

Wally Booth vs.
Shelby Jester 

Carl Hobson vs.
Larry Lombardo

Lee Hunter vs.
Dick Landy

Warren Johnson vs.
Doug Fairchild 

Don Nicholson vs.
Gary Hansen

Roy Hill vs.
Richie Zul

Bob Glidden vs.
Paul Blevins
 
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1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

PRO STOCK ROUND 1 RESULTS

i.imgur.com/P6miPvz.jpg

Dave Kanners

8.56 ET, 155.0 MPH defeated

i.imgur.com/vZU0Bkw.jpg

Frank Iaconio

8.60 ET, 153.9 MPH .
 
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1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

PRO STOCK ROUND 1 RESULTS

i.imgur.com/4taqXjS.jpg

Wally Booth

8.54 ET, 153.5 MPH defeated

i.imgur.com/3xOAQUr.jpg

Shelby Jester 

after Jester sustained a blown transmission in 1st Gear and was unable to finish the race.
 
GV
1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

PRO STOCK ROUND 1 RESULTS

i.imgur.com/nYg1x04.jpg

Larry Lombardo

8.75 ET, 152.3 MPH defeated

i.imgur.com/1FGSEND.jpg

Carl Hobson

8.61 ET, 153.3 MPH with a Holeshot off the line.
 
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1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

PRO STOCK ROUND 1 RESULTS

i.imgur.com/fvvR5A1.jpg

Dick Landy

8.71 ET, 152.4 MPH defeated

i.imgur.com/NieA9Mx.jpg

Lee Hunter

8.74 ET, 152.3 MPH .
 
GV
1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

PRO STOCK ROUND 1 RESULTS

i.imgur.com/D1d3Lvc.jpg

Warren Johnson

8.52 ET, 153.5 MPH defeated

i.imgur.com/MWLnDIs.jpg

Doug Fairchild 

8.83 ET, 152.0 MPH .
 
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1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

PRO STOCK ROUND 1 RESULTS

i.imgur.com/s6WCz5R.jpg

"Dyno" Don Nicholson

8.41 ET, 157.8 MPH defeated

i.imgur.com/tO81nc2.jpg

Gary Hansen

8.71 ET, 152.4 MPH .
 
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1976 CAJUN NATIONALS

PRO STOCK ROUND 1 RESULTS

i.imgur.com/1JKZyKo.jpg

Roy Hill

8.68 ET, 152.8 MPH defeated

i.imgur.com/Pt4Jegr.jpg

Richie Zul

by DQ when Zul left the line too soon and Red-Lighted.
 
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