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Mon, 3 Sep 2007, 01:06 PM

Top Alcohol Dragster Round 2 Eliminations
By Dan Bennett





CLERMONT, Ind. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 53rd annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Spencer Massey                         37 Noah Condo                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.042  9.064  88.64                    -0.052  5.425 262.33
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Umphries  ) 0.052  5.320 267.32      (R Eakins    ) 0.085  5.390 264.96
 Qualified:             #1  5.233 272.94                        #8  5.351 265.43
Condo redlights and will wish he had this one back. Massey got out a couple of hundred feet and started hammering the tires. He pedaled once but had to lift.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    9 Aaron Olivarez                         33 Marty Thacker                
E2                   0.099  7.861 121.74     ****WINNER****  0.044  5.362 266.74
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Samsel    ) 0.100  5.252 276.35      (K Harker    ) 0.023  5.368 267.32
 Qualified:             #2  5.257 273.39                        #7  5.337 267.00
Thacker goes right down the track and Olivarez doesn't. Thacker was quivering the tires at 500 feet while Olivarez was smoking them.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   35 Dave Hirata                           303 Todd Datweiler               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.116  5.283 265.59                     0.111  5.452 257.09
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Bowgren   ) 0.124  5.314 261.22      (M Lucas     ) 0.068  5.484 258.17
 Qualified:             #5  5.301 261.07                       #13  5.420 265.53
That was a really good race until the top end where Hirata just pulled away. He'll have lane choice over Massey in the semis.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   34 Jeff Bohr                              32 Ken Perry                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.057  5.451 263.05                     0.107  5.412 260.51
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Shields   ) 0.074  5.494 262.39      (B Reichert  ) 0.127  5.605 202.55
 Qualified:            #11  5.371 267.48                       #14  5.421 260.86
Bohr wins this one on the starting line. Perry was coming back like a freight train but ran out of track.

Jeff Bohr's MOV: 0.0114 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

Thacker has lane choice over Bohr next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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