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Mon, 1 Sep 2008, 03:30 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Michael L Jex





CLERMONT, Ind. - Results of round 3 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
   44 Mike Edwards                            7 Larry Morgan                 
E3                   0.036  6.737 205.98     ****WINNER****  0.046  6.725 205.32
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Anderson  ) 0.052  6.693 206.70      (R Jones     ) 0.032  6.719 205.32
E1    (S Spiess    ) 0.058  6.674 206.32      (J Line      ) 0.030  6.719 205.76
 Qualified:             #2  6.647 207.37                       #14  6.688 206.01
3:22 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 90 degrees, relative humidity 29 percent, barometer 29.19 inches, adjusted altitude 3,405 feet, track temperature 126 degrees.

The closest race of the day was one of the best. They were dead even at the 60-foot marker, at the stripe Morgan had a nine inch margin to win by .0024. Wow.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Kurt Johnson                            3 Dave Connolly                
E3                   0.060  6.716 205.69     ****WINNER****  0.019  6.727 205.98
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Coughlin  ) 0.002  6.686 207.15      (A Johnson   ) 0.029  6.687 206.61
E1    (J Humphreys ) 0.013  6.664 207.82      (W Johnson   ) 0.029  6.681 206.70
 Qualified:             #5  6.666 207.72                        #9  6.671 206.45
If Kurt wins this drag race he takes the championship points lead by four over Connolly... Dave used the holeshot to win again in Pro Stock and keep Kurt out of the points lead. Connolly has won on a holeshot for the 7th time this season, 44th in his Pro Stock career. 3:27 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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