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Sun, 1 Oct 2006, 05:07 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Gerard





FONTANA, Calif. - Results of round 4 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA, Inaugural SPORTSnationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   62 Dave Barcelon                        7098 Tom Mettler                  
E4                   0.029  8.610 157.23     ****WINNER****  0.023  7.532 177.91
        G/A Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.440             PST Index: 8.03 (+/-): -0.498
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Brown     ) 0.025  8.611 -0.439      (D Lambeck   ) 0.087  7.522 -0.548
E2    (D Carter    ) 0.011  8.640 -0.410      (R Wilson    ) 0.017  7.588 -0.482
E1    (C Thomas    ) 0.031  8.986 -0.064      (D Lee       ) 0.182  7.605 -0.465
 Qualified:             #8  8.595 -0.455                        #4  7.558 -0.512
1:55 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 44 percent, barometer 28.79 inches, adjusted altitude 3,310 feet.

Tom Mettler has a 0.04 CIC penalty. Two good lights off the line and Mettler drives on by to get the win.gets the close win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7828 Wayne Ramay                          7238 David Beckley                
E4                   0.023  8.592 113.17     ****WINNER****  0.099  6.908 194.44
       A/ND Index: 7.52 (+/-):  1.072            A/AA Index: 7.36 (+/-): -0.452
 Prior rounds:
E3    (R Jones     ) 0.032  7.045 -0.475                     0.030  6.965 -0.395
E2    (S Hedlund   ) 0.000  7.052 -0.468      (J Lane      ) 0.039  6.858 -0.502
E1    (J Cowan     ) -0.029  7.056 -0.464      (B Morrison  ) 0.082  6.936 -0.424
 Qualified:            #28 No Time                              #1  6.813 -0.547
Ramay gets away first and then slows on the top end. Beckley went thundering by for the easy win.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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