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Sun, 28 Oct 2012, 16:03 PM

Pro Stock Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 12th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   55 V. Gaines                             208 Warren Johnson               
E1                   0.086  6.687 207.30     ****WINNER****  0.041  6.715 206.20
 Qualified:             #8  6.639 208.30                        #9  6.646 207.50
Weather conditions: air temperature 78 degrees, relative humidity 21 percent, barometer 27.91 inches, adjusted altitude 3,951 feet, track temperature 99 degrees.

Johnson is 13 - 10 against Gaines in prior events. Johnson with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Greg Anderson                          25 Jeg Coughlin                 
E1                   0.016 10.066  90.77     ****WINNER****  0.002  6.696 205.98
 Qualified:             #7  6.636 197.39                       #10  6.647 207.02
Anderson is 40 - 29 against Coughlin in prior events. Coughlin with a near perfect light and Anderson shook hard right at the hit and pushed in the clutch.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Rodger Brogdon                         10 Ron Krisher                  
E1                   0.043 14.030  57.87     ****WINNER****  0.091  6.660 206.92
 Qualified:            #11  6.650 206.45                        #6  6.636 208.04
Krisher is 6 - 5 against Brogdon in prior events. Brogdon with the starting line and then shook hard and pushed in the clutch. Krisher was straight down the groove the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   21 Kurt Johnson                            6 Erica Enders                 
E1                   0.025  6.732 206.32     ****WINNER****  0.029  6.640 207.94
 Qualified:            #13  6.657 207.34                        #4  6.626 208.71
Enders is 8 - 7 against Johnson in prior events. Johnson with a slight starting line advantage , but Enders had the lead by the time they went by the Christmas tree and runs low E.T. of the round for the win. Erica Enders' incremental times: 60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.781, 660ft-4.271/165.31 mph, 1,000ft-5.556.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  619 JR Carr                                 2 Mike Edwards                 
E1                   0.067 13.003  65.26     ****WINNER****  0.031  6.637 207.85
 Qualified:            #14  6.681 205.66                        #3  6.615 208.42
Edwards is 3 - 0 against Carr in prior events. Edwards with the starting line advantage and never trailed as Carr shook hard right off the starting line and pushed in the clutch. Edwards with the quickest pass of the round for the win and will have lane choice over Krisher in the next round. Mike Edwards' incremental times: 60ft-0.994 sec., 330ft-2.776, 660ft-4.269/164.87 mph, 1,000ft-5.554.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    9 Shane Gray                              1 Jason Line                   
E1                   0.045  6.695 206.76     ****WINNER****  0.044  6.636 208.42
 Qualified:            #16  6.693 206.35                        #1  6.590 209.72
Line is 10 - 3 against Gray in prior events. They leave together and then it is all Line and he runs the quickest pass of the round for the win. Jason Line's incremental times: 60ft-0.992 sec., 330ft-2.777, 660ft-4.269/165.15 mph, 1,000ft-5.554. Line will have lane choice over Warren Johnson.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   52 Deric Kramer                            4 Allen Johnson                
E1                   0.045  6.735 204.82     ****WINNER****  0.082  6.630 207.85
 Qualified:            #15  6.689 206.13                        #2  6.600 208.68
This is the first time Kramer and Johnson have faced each other in eliminations. Kramer with the starting line advantage, but Johnson has him chased dow by 200 feet and takes the win. Johnson with the quickest pass of the round and he will have lane choice over Coughlin in the next round. Allen Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-0.990 sec., 330ft-2.772, 660ft-4.263/165.05 mph, 1,000ft-5.546.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4264 Chris McGaha                            5 Vincent Nobile               
E1                   0.034  6.688 205.41     ****WINNER****  0.027  6.632 207.66
 Qualified:            #12  6.653 205.69                        #5  6.635 208.01
Nobile is 2 - 0 against McGaha in prior events. Nobile with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. Nobile with the second quickest pass of the round and he will have lane choice over Enders in the next round. Vincent Nobile's incremental times: 60ft-0.988 sec., 330ft-2.771, 660ft-4.262/165.15 mph, 1,000ft-5.548.

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