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Sun, 20 May 2012, 16:49 PM

Top Sportsman Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By Rick Green





TOPEKA, Kan. - Results of final, round 5 eliminations in Top Sportsman at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 24th annual Dollar General Summer Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5464 J.J. Heber                           5116 Dave Slatten                 
E5                   0.052  6.946 195.17     ****WINNER****  0.004  7.086 188.99
          TS  Dial: 6.92 (+/-):  0.026              TS  Dial: 7.06 (+/-):  0.026
 Prior rounds:
E4    (T Turner    ) 0.038  6.924  0.014      (M Green     ) 0.017  7.063 -0.007
E3    (C Anderson  ) 0.045  6.923  0.053      (R Bowman    ) 0.016  7.125  0.115
E2    (R Vettel    ) 0.008  6.968  0.028      (L Demers    ) 0.025  7.095  0.015
E1    (L M Vela    ) 0.035  9.197  2.257      (R Wilson    ) 0.007  7.119  0.019
 Qualified:             #9  6.975 198.15                       #14  7.115 193.16
Weather conditions: air temperature 75 degrees, relative humidity 45 percent, barometer 28.97 inches, adjusted altitude 2,704 feet, track temperature 120 degrees.

Slatten with a great light and takes the win by 0.0484 seconds (approximately 14 feet). This is Slatten's fist National event win in Top Sportsman and his second overall National event Wally.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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