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Sun, 16 Sep 2007, 04:00 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 20th annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    7 Jim Yates                               3 Dave Connolly                
E3                   0.069  6.683 206.64     ****WINNER****  0.053  6.632 207.69
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Naylor    ) 0.056  6.703 206.13      (R Stevens Jr) 0.021  6.632 208.04
E1    (K Johnson   ) 0.047  6.696 205.54      (C Hankinson ) 0.006  6.620 207.72
 Qualified:             #9  6.626 206.99                        #4  6.601 208.23
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 24 percent, barometer 29.86 inches, adjusted altitude 1,934 feet, track temperature 116 degrees.

Connolly holds a four to two advantage in head to head match ups. Connolly wins this one from wire to wire and he is going to his third consecutive final round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   25 Jeg Coughlin                            2 Greg Anderson                
E3                   0.027  6.697 206.39     ****WINNER****  0.041  6.636 208.42
 Prior rounds:
E2    (W Johnson   ) 0.051  6.662 206.89      (L Morgan    ) 0.039  6.622 208.91
E1    (M Edwards   ) 0.021  6.650 206.76      (R Krisher   ) 0.109  6.650 208.65
 Qualified:             #7  6.619 207.98                        #3  6.598 209.17
Anderson holds a 28 to 17 advantage when these two race, and Anderson has beat Coughlin more than any other driver, and Coughlin has lost to Anderson more than any other driver. Coughlin with the starting line advantage, but Anderson had the difference by about 150 feet and drives awa for the win by about 14 feet. Anderson will give up lane choice to Connolly in the Ind final round rematch.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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