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Sun, 1 Oct 2006, 10:21 AM

Competition Eliminator Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





MOHNTON, Pa. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 22nd annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1937 Lee Zane                             1686 Dennis Bartucci              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.007  9.292 110.41                     0.183  7.245 187.13
       L/AA Index: 9.65 (+/-): -0.358            B/AA Index: 7.73 (+/-): -0.485
 Qualified:            #11  9.064 -0.586                       #27  7.243 -0.487
Zane with a great light and the win light with a real nice pass.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   14 Pat Ross                             1495 Dominic Surace               
E1                   0.042  8.470 132.19     ****WINNER****  0.015  7.702 166.35
        F/A Index: 8.70 (+/-): -0.230             PST Index: 8.07 (+/-): -0.368
 Qualified:            #14  8.125 -0.575                       #30  7.745 -0.325
Surace with a good light and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  102 Greg Horrocks                        1142 Bob Wise                     
E1                   0.031  7.874 132.57     ****WINNER****  0.168  7.188 188.36
       C/ED Index: 7.93 (+/-): -0.056            B/AA Index: 7.73 (+/-): -0.542
 Qualified:            #28  7.489 -0.441                       #12  7.147 -0.583
Horrocks got real close to the centerline and clicked it off. Wise was able to chase Horrocks dow for the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1780 Gerry Russo                           144 John Caliendo Jr             
E1   ****WINNER****  0.042  8.332 157.17                     0.072  7.813 171.86
      C/SMA Index: 8.93 (+/-): -0.598            D/AA Index: 8.35 (+/-): -0.537
 Qualified:             #8  8.326 -0.604                       #24  7.827 -0.523


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1090 Gary Guarriello                      4683 Brian Self                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.022  7.450 167.09                     0.179  8.397 144.91
       C/ED Index: 7.93 (+/-): -0.480            C/SM Index: 8.86 (+/-): -0.463
 Qualified:            #20  7.388 -0.542                        #4  8.225 -0.635
Guarriello with a real good light and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1034 Chip Ippolito                        1466 Charlie Greco                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.039 15.939  51.00                    -0.010  8.657 110.04
        PST Index: 8.07 (+/-):  7.869             E/A Index: 8.39 (+/-):  0.267
 Qualified:            #18  7.523 -0.547                        #2  7.718 -0.672


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   10 Frank Aragona                          19 Joe Carnasciale              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.015  8.912 114.60                     0.053 30.661  54.13
       G/EA Index: 9.10 (+/-): -0.188            E/SM Index: 9.21 (+/-): 21.451
 Qualified:            #16  8.544 -0.556                       #32  8.965 -0.245
Aragona with a great light and clicks it early with the win light. Aragona will face Russo in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   15 Vinny Barone                         1057 Calvin Hill                  
E1   ****WINNER**** -0.081 19.968  65.39                    -0.048  8.358 161.42
       A/SR Index: 8.40 (+/-): 11.568             I/A Index: 8.86 (+/-): -0.502
 Qualified:            #15  7.827 -0.573                       #31  8.584 -0.276
Hill went red and Barone shut it off, but gets the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  104 Frank Affronti                       1718 Tommy Ciccarone Jr.          
E1                   0.041  7.624 156.25     ****WINNER****  0.065  8.580 145.41
        C/A Index: 8.00 (+/-): -0.376           D/SMA Index: 9.09 (+/-): -0.510
 Qualified:            #21  7.459 -0.541                        #5  8.459 -0.631
Affronti got out of the groove on the top end and corrected then crossed across the track and collected Ciccarone. The report from the top end is they are both out of the cars and okay.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3098 Douglas Stewart                      1210 Jonathan Aloisio             
E1   ****WINNER****  0.012  8.180 152.78                     0.144  8.231 161.54
      B/SMA Index: 8.77 (+/-): -0.590            B/SM Index: 8.76 (+/-): -0.529
 Qualified:             #9  8.171 -0.599                       #25  8.248 -0.512
10:07 a.m. We continue round one of Comp. Stewart with a great light and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  121 Scott MacKay                         2126 Michael Hardee               
E1   ****WINNER**** -0.033  7.813 125.15                    -0.004  9.374 102.80
       D/ED Index: 8.00 (+/-): -0.187            E/SM Index: 9.21 (+/-):  0.164
 Qualified:             #6  7.383 -0.617                       #22  8.679 -0.531
Hardee took a shot at the tree and lost.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3096 Patrick Stewart                      1112 Erich Bollman                
E1                   0.080  7.395 175.59     ****WINNER****  0.012  7.879 160.37
       C/ED Index: 7.93 (+/-): -0.535             E/A Index: 8.39 (+/-): -0.511
 Qualified:            #33 12.662  4.732                       #13  7.808 -0.582
Bollman with the great light. Erich Bollman's MOV: 0.0442 seconds (approximately 11 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  178 Dan Fletcher                         1049 Todd Logan                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.028  9.360 114.85                    -0.018  7.570 159.89
      G/SMA Index: 9.45 (+/-): -0.090            A/EA Index: 7.91 (+/-): -0.340
 Qualified:             #7  8.843 -0.607                       #23  7.381 -0.529
Logan turned on the red light and Fletcher gets his first ever round win in Comp. Fletcher will face Barone in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1867 Richard Schonberger                  1052 Arnie Martel                 
E1                   0.081  8.352 159.34     ****WINNER****  0.081  8.938 132.90
        I/A Index: 8.86 (+/-): -0.508           G/SMA Index: 9.45 (+/-): -0.512
 Qualified:            #17  8.309 -0.551                        #1  8.738 -0.712
They have identiacal reaction times and Martel with the win light by 0.0042 seconds (approximately 12 inches). Martel will face Stewart in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1262 Kevin Houghtaling                    1108 Gary Richard                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.068  9.183 143.93                     0.094  8.931 149.03
       H/SM Index: 9.74 (+/-): -0.557           G/SMA Index: 9.45 (+/-): -0.519
 Qualified:            #10  9.144 -0.596                       #26  8.959 -0.491
Houghtaling will face Ippolito in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2347 Tony Terry                           1162 Sal Biondo                   
E1                   0.073  8.139 165.92     ****WINNER****  0.035  8.326 144.80
       F/AA Index: 8.71 (+/-): -0.571            I/AA Index: 8.90 (+/-): -0.574
 Qualified:            #19  8.166 -0.544                        #3  8.231 -0.669
Biondo with the good light and carried the wheels out about 100 feet and took the win by about 10 feet. Biondo will face Zane in round two.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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