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Duke JeffersonDuke and his '69 Bird got better and better as the day moved forward, thanks to increasing jet size and launch rpm. He recalls, "The track was good, but the air was not." The best pass was his sixth, posting 10.81 at 120.71 on a 1.42 60-ft time. Of the shootout and the event, Jefferson says, "Have me in more of them. They could not have done it any better."