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Sun, 14 Nov 2010, 08:38 PM

Competition Eliminator Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 5 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 46th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   13 Vinny Barone                            2 Dan Fletcher                 
E5                   0.052  7.727 171.69     ****WINNER****  0.002  7.713 171.08
       A/SR Index: 8.38 (+/-): -0.653            B/EA Index: 8.34 (+/-): -0.627
 Prior rounds:
E4    (A Ellis     ) 0.059  8.187 -0.193      (T Hogan     ) 0.012  8.011 -0.329
E3    (J Lamb      ) -0.005  8.475  0.095      (J Lane      ) 0.008  7.868 -0.472
E2    (D Rampy     ) 0.173  8.542  0.162      (E Sigmon    ) 0.030  7.892 -0.448
E1    (B Marshall  ) 0.078  8.002 -0.378      (R Jones     ) 0.047  8.417  0.077
 Qualified:             #8  7.730 -0.650                       #11  7.702 -0.638
5:33 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 28 percent, barometer 28.85 inches, adjusted altitude 2,638 feet, track temperature 77 degrees.

Neither driver has a CIC penalty.

Fletcher nails the tree with a 0.002 RT and takes the win by only six feet. Both cars will get a permanent CIC for their efforts.

Vinny Barone's incremental times: 60ft-1.100 sec., 330ft-3.149, 660ft-4.899/139.88 mph, 1,000ft-6.423.
Dan Fletcher's incremental times: 60ft-1.075 sec., 330ft-3.142, 660ft-4.889/140.78 mph, 1,000ft-6.412.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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