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Mon, 08 Oct 2012, 12:41 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





MOHNTON, Pa. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 28th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   51 Dave Connolly                          25 Jeg Coughlin                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.004  6.535 212.19                     0.023  6.526 211.99
 Prior rounds:
E2    (A Johnson   ) 0.026 26.684  25.96      (E Enders    ) 0.027  6.523 211.63
E1    (F Gugliotta ) 0.029  6.522 212.43      (R Krisher   ) 0.014  6.522 211.86
 Qualified:             #3  6.539 211.76                        #7  6.552 210.37
Weather conditions: air temperature 55 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 29.68 inches, adjusted altitude 440 feet, track temperature 57 degrees.

Coughlin is 11 - 7 against Connolly in prior events. Connolly with a near perfect reaction time and the power to hold on for a hole shot win. Dave Connolly's MOV: 0.0105 seconds (approximately 3 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Jason Line                             55 V. Gaines                    
E3                   0.044  6.502 212.76     ****WINNER****  0.030  6.511 212.36
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Humphrey  ) 0.075  6.527 214.35      (G Anderson  ) 0.030  6.489 212.96
E1    (S Gray      ) 0.070  6.482 213.64      (W Johnson   ) 0.044  6.525 212.49
 Qualified:             #1  6.515 212.36                        #4  6.544 209.36
Line is 20 - 7 against Gaines in prior events. Line with a lot of problems getting it back from the burnout and then more problems getting the car staged, finally getting it in there. Gaines with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win. V. Gaines' MOV: 0.0054 seconds (approximately 20 inches). Gaines will have lane choice over Connolly in the final.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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