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Mon, 1 Sep 2008, 01:56 PM

Pro Stock Round 2 Eliminations
By Michael L Jex





CLERMONT, Ind. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 54th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  317 Rickie Jones                            7 Larry Morgan                 
E2                   0.028  6.734 205.26     ****WINNER****  0.032  6.719 205.32
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Krisher   ) 0.039  6.689 205.69      (J Line      ) 0.030  6.719 205.76
 Qualified:            #11  6.684 205.98                       #14  6.688 206.01
1:44 p.m. Morgan had the horsepower to drive past Rickie Jones - Larry Morgan's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.001), 330 ft(0.004), 660ft(0.007), 1,000ft(0.010). MOV: 0.0116 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   44 Mike Edwards                            2 Greg Anderson                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.052  6.693 206.70                     0.061  6.694 206.61
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Spiess    ) 0.058  6.674 206.32      (R Stevens   ) 0.044  6.675 207.40
 Qualified:             #2  6.647 207.37                        #7  6.667 206.95
The winner will race Larry Morgan in the semis..

.011 at the stripe for Edwards - .0108 win for Edwards at the stripe. Now that's some fantastic Pro Stock Racing! Mike Edwards' MOV: 0.0108 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

Edwards will have lane choice in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Kurt Johnson                            1 Jeg Coughlin                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.002  6.686 207.15                     0.032  6.681 206.29
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Humphreys ) 0.013  6.664 207.82      (S Schmidt   ) 0.048  6.668 206.13
 Qualified:             #5  6.666 207.72                        #4  6.664 206.23
Great light, great pass, next round for Kurt. Kurt Johnson's MOV: 0.0258 seconds (approximately 8 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Allen Johnson                           3 Dave Connolly                
E2                   0.042  6.700 206.32     ****WINNER****  0.029  6.687 206.61
 Prior rounds:
E1    (V Deceglie  ) 0.083  6.659 206.86      (W Johnson   ) 0.029  6.681 206.70
 Qualified:             #1  6.634 207.18                        #9  6.671 206.45
6th holeshot win of the year for Connolly - and the 43rd of his career. He lost lane choice in the next round (against Kurt Johnson) by one thousandth of a second. 1:51 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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