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Sat, 27 Sep 2003, 07:51 PM

Super Gas Round 3 Eliminations
By Jonathan Adams





JOLIET, Ill. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Super Gas at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Third annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 3936 Greg Kamplain                        172C Barbara Seemann
E3                   0.010  9.961  0.061     ****WINNER****  0.015  9.918  0.018
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Kenny     ) 0.008  9.905  0.005      (R Sawyer    ) 0.007  9.890 -0.010
E1    (K Heard     ) 0.019  9.938  0.038      (R Fuller    ) 0.025  9.910  0.010
 Qualified:            #17  9.938  0.038                        #6  9.910  0.010
6:25 p.m. Kamplain was moving around a bit.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 304A Scott Fitzgibbon                     1994 Regis Lepage
E3                   0.009  9.888 -0.012     ****WINNER****  0.002  9.910  0.010
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Schultz   ) 0.074  9.923  0.023      (R Barrett   ) 0.035  9.947  0.047
E1    (E Arnold Jr ) 0.027  9.939  0.039      (B Reith     ) 0.014  9.965  0.065
 Qualified:            #18  9.939  0.039                       #28  9.965  0.065
It's cloudy and there is no sun on the Tree. The truck moves on.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 3775 Hollis Booker                        2533 Don Barrett
E3                  -0.014  9.931  0.031     ****WINNER****  0.013  9.762 -0.138
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (K Potach    ) 0.057  9.909  0.009      (G Couch     ) 0.000  9.881 -0.019
E1    (J Maggiulli ) 0.034  9.954  0.054      (R Connolly  ) 0.025 10.064  0.164
 Qualified:            #26  9.954  0.054                       #37 10.064  0.164
Our first red-light of the round gives the win to the Mustang. Good thing too, 'cause Barrett was way too quick.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 3273 Ken Hall                              344 Terry Eckard
E3   ****WINNER****  0.009  9.912  0.012                     0.003  9.878 -0.022
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (K Moulton   ) 0.013  9.901  0.001      (Bye         ) -0.024  9.915  0.015
E1    (S Tharp     ) 0.012  9.921  0.021      (D Dahlem    ) 0.039  9.900  0.000
 Qualified:            #12  9.921  0.021                        #1  9.900  0.000
Great lights for both. It's a shame someone had to lose.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 3172 Leo Zynda                            3870 Mike Coughlin
E3                   0.017  9.899 -0.001     ****WINNER****  0.017 10.081  0.181
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (E Rudek     ) 0.017  9.902  0.002      (R Haas      ) 0.020  9.957  0.057
E1    (W Schoenstei) 0.022  9.922  0.022      (D Nuest     ) 0.006  9.945  0.045
 Qualified:            #13  9.922  0.022                       #23  9.945  0.045
Zynda takes a .182 stripe and breaks out by .001.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 5152 Al Gavlovsky                         2038 Steve Cohen
E3                  -0.001  9.920  0.020     ****WINNER****  0.007  9.900  0.000
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S Bailey    ) 0.092  9.922  0.022      (B Leber     ) 0.009  9.913  0.013
E1    (L Wolford   ) 0.008  9.986  0.086      (M Snyder    ) 0.008  9.944  0.044
 Qualified:            #32  9.986  0.086                       #22  9.944  0.044
James Bond light and a perfect run for Cohen.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 327B John Blezien                          129 John Martin
E3                   0.007  9.876 -0.024     ****WINNER****  0.025  9.881 -0.019
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Edwards   ) 0.008  9.942  0.042      (D Erickson  ) 0.008  9.942  0.042
E1    (T Stalba Jr ) 0.041  9.917  0.017      (B Ford      ) 0.015  9.855 -0.045
 Qualified:             #9  9.917  0.017                       #41  9.855 -0.045
Tough break for Blezien who takes just a .023 stripe and loses the double-breakout affair.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 3213 Bill Jackson                         5788 Jeff Nygaard
E3   ****WINNER****  0.022  9.913  0.013                     0.058  9.870 -0.030
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Klomps    ) 0.044  9.924  0.024      (B Yates Sr  ) 0.003  9.893 -0.007
E1    (T Seemann   ) 0.010  9.904  0.004      (B Kleewein  ) 0.021 10.023  0.123
 Qualified:             #4  9.904  0.004                       #36 10.023  0.123


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
  522 Terry Edwards                          35 Robert Zimmerman
E3   ****WINNER****  0.030  9.930  0.030                     0.021  9.948  0.048
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (A Castillo  ) 0.027  9.935  0.035      (D Gumbert   ) 0.028  9.957  0.057
E1    (T Hickey    ) 0.004 10.018  0.118      (S Wolf      ) 0.011  9.948  0.048
 Qualified:            #35 10.018  0.118                       #24  9.948  0.048
Edwards overcomes the holeshot.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
    4 Frank Kohutek                        3394 Tim Gillespie
E3   ****WINNER****  0.013  9.907  0.007                     0.023  9.892 -0.008
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (A Kenny     ) -0.014  9.844 -0.056      (L Bernshause) 0.014  9.901  0.001
E1    (R Folk      ) 0.030  9.940  0.040      (Bye         ) 0.049  9.966  0.066
 Qualified:            #19  9.940  0.040                       #29  9.966  0.066


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- (+/-)
 4754 Billy Torrence                       7613 Kevin Kleineweber
E3   ****WINNER****  0.017 10.030  0.130                     0.143  9.918  0.018
        S/G Index: 9.90                           S/G Index: 9.90
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Bishir    ) 0.048 10.456  0.556      (J Klomps    ) 0.035  9.899 -0.001
E1    (G Linkhorn  ) 0.021  9.985  0.085      (A Koener    ) 0.026  9.943  0.043
 Qualified:            #31  9.985  0.085                       #21  9.943  0.043
Torrence with the holeshot win.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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