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Sun, 4 Nov 2007, 05:26 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 4 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 43nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2000 Lee Sharp                              73 Tom Mettler                  
E4                  -0.055  7.679 174.89     ****WINNER****  0.002  7.785 137.05
       D/AA Index: 8.21 (+/-): -0.531             PST Index: 8.01 (+/-): -0.225
 Prior rounds:
E3    (D Lambeck   ) 0.017  7.702 -0.528      (A Ackerman  ) 0.068  7.745 -0.265
E2    (R Wilson    ) -0.006  9.619  1.389      (A Bowdish   ) -0.028  7.802 -0.208
E1    (J Edwards   ) 0.029  7.730 -0.570      (J Zink      ) 0.033  7.506 -0.504
 Qualified:             #5  7.674 -0.626                       #11  7.414 -0.596
2:18 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 43 percent, barometer 28.86 inches, adjusted altitude 2,480 feet, track temperature 94 degrees.

Lee Sharp has a 0.09 CIC penalty; Tom Mettler has no CIC penalty. Red light start for Sharp gives a free pass to the finals to Mettler.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   72 Jim Cowan                               7 Dean Carter                  
E4                   0.010  8.190 161.09     ****WINNER****  0.021  6.932 179.68
       I/AA Index: 8.74 (+/-): -0.550            A/ND Index: 7.50 (+/-): -0.568
 Prior rounds:
E3    (D Fletcher  ) 0.018  8.389 -0.351      (R Hudlow    ) 0.048  7.304 -0.196
E2    (T Patterson ) 0.044  8.282 -0.458      (R Jones     ) 0.036  7.021 -0.479
E1    (J Gebhardt  ) 0.005  8.240 -0.610      (B Marshall  ) 0.027  7.035 -0.465
 Qualified:             #6  8.237 -0.613                       #12  6.904 -0.596
Jim Cowan has a 0.11 CIC penalty; Dean Carter has no CIC penalty. Two good lights and Carter just runs him down before the finish line. He'll take a small CIC hit into the finals. Dean Carter's MOV: 0.0074 seconds (approximately 21 inches).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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