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Sun, 4 Jun 2006, 03:05 PM

Nitro Funny Car Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





GRAND BEND, Ont. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Knoll Gas - Torco Racing Fuels Nitro Funny Car at the 2006 eMax Drag Racing Series, Mopar Canadian Nationals presented by Castrol:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  116 Paul Lee                              206 Bob Gilbertson               
E2                   0.104  5.800 172.01     ****WINNER****  0.087  5.074 299.60
 Prior rounds:
E1    (V ARCADI    ) 0.122  6.015 160.77      (G COOPER    ) 0.104  5.466 264.47
 Qualified:             #2  4.955 300.30                        #7  7.658 122.74
2:57 p.m. These two swapped the lead back and forth to past half track, then Lee's car lost traction and got way out of shape while Gilbertson ran it all the way to the line with just heavy tire haze on the top end.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  302 Dale Creasy Jr.                       121 Terry Haddock                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.114  5.637 206.65                     0.137  5.663 213.37
 Prior rounds:
E1                   0.130  6.267 146.67      (J WYATT     ) 0.133  5.221 262.62
 Qualified:             #1  4.870 306.01                        #3  5.482 201.47
"Peanut" did a job of driving to save the win here, getting a huge lead when Haddock smoked the tires early, then managing to pedal and maintain enough momentum to get to the line first when he lost traction himself on the top end. Dale Creasy Jr.'s incremental margins: 60ft(0.069), 330 ft(0.207), 660ft(0.165), 1,000ft(0.063). MOV: 0.0497 seconds (approximately 16 feet). Gilbertson will have lane choice when he races Creasy in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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