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Sun, 18 Sep 2005, 04:31 PM

Competition Eliminator Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By Jim Samuel





MOHNTON, Pa. - Results of final, round 5 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 21st annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1780 Gerry Russo                            16 Don Eckel                    
E5   ****WINNER****  0.018  8.615 156.81                     0.091  7.065 189.50
      E/SMA Index: 9.18 (+/-): -0.565             C/D Index: 7.56 (+/-): -0.495
 Prior rounds:
E4    (J Carnascial) 0.014  8.676 -0.504      (V Barone    ) 0.140  7.059 -0.551
E3    (A Ackerman  ) 0.019  9.089 -0.091      (T Ciccarone ) 0.013  7.122 -0.488
E2    (L Zane      ) 0.026  8.729 -0.451      (S Mackay    ) 0.147  7.262 -0.348
E1    (G Wisecarver) 0.054  8.674 -0.536      (A Armstrong ) -0.034  7.338 -0.272
 Qualified:             #8  8.660 -0.550                       #17  7.134 -0.476
4:27 p.m. - Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 34 percent, barometer 29.92 inches, adjusted altitude 1,779 feet, track temperature 102 degrees.

Eckel was slow at the starting line and could not overcome the disadvantage. Russo took his Cavalier down the groove for the win.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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