Shannon and Billy Glidden
were working on their car when Steve Gruenwald approached
to snap a photo. Evidently fearing some propriety information
might be gleaned, the Gliddens asked the photog to move
to the back of the car until the all-clear was given.
W: Matt Gilmore
RU: Henry Outhouse
Low ET: Gilmore 3.571
Top Speed: Charles Gambino 229.71
Matt Gilmore of Altamonte Springs,
FL, was the Open Outlaw champ. The class is for altereds,
IHRA Alcohol Funny Cars and Top Dragsters.
Ken Gonyo's Chevy was No. 1 qualifier at 6.224/225.79. He
lasted until the semis, where he met Gilmore.