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Mon, 1 Sep 2008, 02:42 PM

Top Alcohol Dragster Round 3 Eliminations
By Michael L Jex





CLERMONT, Ind. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster 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
    1 Bill Reichert                           6 Marty Thacker                
E3   ****WINNER****  0.097  5.266 273.33                     0.043  5.384 268.12
 Prior rounds:
E2    (K Buff Pesz ) 0.090  5.228 276.24      (Z Beard     ) 0.033  6.161 254.28
E1    (R Samsel    ) 0.104  5.248 272.94      (D Hirata    ) 0.040  5.354 268.01
 Qualified:             #2  5.287 273.39                        #6  5.326 269.51
2:35 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 90 degrees, relative humidity 29 percent, barometer 29.19 inches, adjusted altitude 3,405 feet, track temperature 125 degrees.

Thacker drilled Reichert on the tree, but Bill still drove by to win by a dragster length. Bill Reichert's incremental times: 60ft-0.932 sec., 330ft-2.400, 660ft-3.511/225.75mph, 1,000ft-4.452


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    5 Duane Shields                           7 Spencer Massey               
E3   ****WINNER****  0.094  5.284 275.11                     0.027  5.442 267.75
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Harker    ) 0.090  5.232 276.52      (A Tatum     ) 0.017  5.333 269.94
E1    (C Force     ) 0.078  5.259 275.56      (T Datweiler ) 0.022  5.528 262.49
 Qualified:             #5  5.315 272.45                        #9  5.354 266.53
Only nitro powered dragsters are left in the category - we've got two of the best here. Massey may have dropped a cylinder, Shields thundered by - Duane Shields' incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.048), 330 ft(0.005), 660ft(0.044), 1,000ft(0.071). MOV: 0.0918 seconds (approximately 36 feet).

In the final round Bill Reichert will have lane choice, look for Duane in the right lane. 2:40 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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