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Steve LiebertIt's not often you find a grocery-getter LeMans stuffed with a 455 H.O., so everybody at the Shootout was excited to see how Steve's wagon would perform. His first pass was a 13.59 at 96.39, with 40 degrees of timing. Steve's tuning consisted of backing off his timing in 2-degree intervals. On his third pass, with 38-degrees timing, he dropped 0.09 off his time for a 13.50 at 97.26. On his fifth pass, he dropped timing down to 36 degrees. This resulted in his best timeslip of the day, a 13.47 at 97.96. Steve felt his times could have been better. "My converter is a little loose for this motor," he said. "I seem to be dropping speed past the 1,000-foot mark." Like his fellow racers, Steve described the track conditions as "excellent," and that "there were no slick spots." Of the event, he said, "I enjoyed having ample time to tune and cool down. I also enjoyed checking out everybody's Pontiacs to get ideas for the future."