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Sun, 25 Jun 2006, 03:11 PM

Pro Stock Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





EDMONTON, Alb. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Knoll Gas - Torco Pro Stock at the 2006 eMax Drag Racing Series, CARS RV & Marine & Motorsports Rocky Mountain Nationals presented by TORCO Racing Fuels:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  171 Larry O'Brien                           7 Pete Berner                  
E2                   0.033  6.575 211.59     ****WINNER****  0.101  6.494 213.87
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R MANSFIELD ) 0.104  6.541 211.86      (S SPIESS    ) 0.058  6.493 214.01
 Qualified:            #15  6.575 211.73                        #3  6.479 214.04
O'Brien almost pulled off the holeshot upset again, but Berner managed to nip him on the top end for the win. Pete Berner's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.049), 330 ft(-0.036), 660ft(-0.018), 1,000ft(0.000). MOV: 0.0136 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 John Montecalvo                         2 Frank Gugliotta              
E2                   0.060  6.504 214.08     ****WINNER****  0.051  6.493 215.17
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D SWEENEY   ) 0.095  6.491 214.04      (R JONES     ) 0.024  6.488 214.79
 Qualified:             #5  6.497 213.57                        #1  6.456 215.82
This was close, but Gugliotta led all the way and slowly edged ahead. Frank Gugliotta's margins: 60ft(0.003), 330 ft(0.002), 660ft(0.007), 1,000ft(0.014). MOV: 0.0201 seconds (approximately 6 feet). He also gets lane choice against Berne, by 0.001 seconds.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  777 John Nobile                             6 Tony Gillig                  
E2                   0.046  6.529 214.35     ****WINNER****  0.016  6.518 213.70
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R PENLAND   ) 0.073  6.502 214.48      (E MORTON    ) 0.091  6.482 214.11
 Qualified:             #8  6.508 213.91                        #4  6.484 213.23
Gillig's car did a bit of a dance about 100 feet out, but he managed to keep his early lead and hold it for the win. Tony Gillig's incremental margins: 60ft(0.036), 330 ft(0.040), 660ft(0.043), 1,000ft(0.043). MOV: 0.0418 seconds (approximately 13 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  759 Jeff Dobbins                          381 Jerry Haas                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.036  6.514 213.81                     0.093  6.562 213.23
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C GOFORTH   ) 0.058  6.481 214.72      (R PATRICK   ) 0.018  6.535 213.37
 Qualified:             #6  6.499 214.18                       #10  6.518 214.31
Dobbins had a huge head start and pulled away for a surprisingly easy win. He also got lane choice against Gillig, by .004 seconds.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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