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Sat, 03 Nov 2012, 14:10 PM

Super Stock Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 1 eliminations in Super Stock at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, Short Line Express Gambler Shootout at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5830 Dennis Nelson                         554 Ron Roddel                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.020 11.037 118.45                     0.046 10.757 120.82
       SS/LA  Dial: 11.00 (+/-):  0.037          GT/LA  Dial: 10.78 (+/-): -0.023
 Qualified:            #43 11.014 -0.636                        #6 10.798 -0.952
10:20 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 68 degrees, relative humidity 27 percent, barometer 27.98 inches, adjusted altitude 3,057 feet, track temperature 75 degrees.

The Super Stock title chase can end this weekend if Jimmy DeFrank reaches the final and doesn't lose to Jody Lang. Joe Santangelo is out of races and will likely be passed in points this weekend. He is not running in Super Stock this weekend.

Dennis Nelson's MOV: Opponent broke out.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 787E Dennis Paz                           6898 Casey Setters                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.024 11.800 112.53                    -0.003  9.687 135.06
       SS/MA  Dial: 11.78 (+/-):  0.020          GT/BA  Dial: 9.61 (+/-):  0.077
 Qualified:            #67 11.793 -0.267                       #30  9.694 -0.736
Dennis Paz's MOV: opponent's -0.003 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7267 Larry Scarth                         7568 Bryan Broaddus               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.035 10.672 125.11                     0.088  9.913 131.18
       GT/TA  Dial: 10.65 (+/-):  0.022          SS/FA  Dial: 9.93 (+/-): -0.017
 Qualified:            #70 10.664 -0.066                       #33  9.924 -0.706
Larry Scarth's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0140 seconds (approximately 3 feet), opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  778 John Borden                          7101 Bill Chaffin                 
E1                   0.204 10.197 128.35     ****WINNER****  0.046 10.478 110.32
       GT/FA  Dial: 10.20 (+/-): -0.003          SS/BX  Dial: 10.37 (+/-):  0.108
 Qualified:            #25 10.211 -0.779                       #62 10.366 -0.364
Bill Chaffin's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0470 seconds (approximately 9 feet), opponent broke out by -0.003, but had a 0.204 RT

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7005 Mark Vieira                          7784 Paul Wong                    
E1                  -0.208 10.170  96.94     ****WINNER****  0.009 12.840 102.14
       SS/AH  Dial: 8.79 (+/-):  1.380           SS/PA  Dial: 12.85 (+/-): -0.010
 Qualified:            #36  8.765 -0.695                       #73 12.872  0.002
Paul Wong's MOV: opponent's red light. Hard to wait when you have to wait four seconds for your light to come down!

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6015 Tom Nolan                            6009 Bob Marshall                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.024  9.506 138.44                     0.007 10.451 126.39
       GT/BA  Dial: 9.49 (+/-):  0.016           GT/TB  Dial: 10.46 (+/-): -0.009
 Qualified:            #12  9.519 -0.911                       #49 10.464 -0.576
Tom Nolan's MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.009.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5200 Abe Loewen                           7386 Ray Menard                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.184 10.012 111.08                     0.697 10.321 135.52
       SS/EM  Dial: 9.87 (+/-):  0.142           SS/CS  Dial: 9.74 (+/-):  0.581
 Qualified:            #66  9.843 -0.277                       #29  9.738 -0.742
Menard hits the throttle too soon and lurched forward, but dosen't red light. That breaks his concentration and he is way late.

Loewen gets the easy win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7304 Tom Armanino                         3903 Ray Skillman                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.192 10.020 130.51                    -0.500 11.836  94.33
       SS/GA  Dial: 10.05 (+/-): -0.030         SS/AAA  Dial: 8.48 (+/-):  3.356
 Qualified:            #39 10.069 -0.661                        #2  8.488 -1.072
Skillman is way early and gives the easy win to .

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  611 Butch Walsh                          5629 Ritch Ahrens                 
E1                  -0.001 10.234 127.50     ****WINNER****  0.061 10.014 129.55
       SS/GA  Dial: 10.25 (+/-): -0.016          GT/EA  Dial: 10.00 (+/-):  0.014
 Qualified:            #56 10.282 -0.448                       #19 10.017 -0.813
Ritch Ahrens' MOV: opponent's -0.001 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7728 Joel Larkin                          5441 Gary McGlasson               
E1                   0.010 10.396 127.21     ****WINNER****  0.046  9.902 132.24
       SS/IA  Dial: 10.42 (+/-): -0.024          SS/GA  Dial: 9.89 (+/-):  0.012
 Qualified:            #55 10.410 -0.480                       #18  9.906 -0.824
Gary McGlasson's MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5231 Grant Singer                         7800 Bob Fordyce                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.119  9.480 141.92                     0.032  9.744 135.36
       SS/DM  Dial: 9.47 (+/-):  0.010           GT/CA  Dial: 9.75 (+/-): -0.006
 Qualified:            #57  9.479 -0.441                       #20  9.768 -0.812
Grant Singer's MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.006..

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7701 Don Kennedy                          7350 Bob Bales                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.113  9.317 143.32                     0.000  9.921 127.73
       GT/AA  Dial: 9.30 (+/-):  0.017           GT/CA  Dial: 9.93 (+/-): -0.009
 Qualified:             #5  9.296 -0.974                       #42  9.930 -0.650
OUCH! Kennedy has a 0.113 light and Bales has a perfect light. Unfortunately, he breaks out by -0.009.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4466 Robert Cruzen                        7525 Gary Swensen                 
E1                   0.017  9.428 128.91     ****WINNER****  0.087  9.994 130.39
       GT/AA  Dial: 9.34 (+/-):  0.088            SS/G  Dial: 9.98 (+/-):  0.014
 Qualified:             #8  9.342 -0.928                       #45 10.021 -0.609
Gary Swensen's MOV: 0.0048 seconds (approximately 11 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6019 Jim Caughlin                         6777 Rick Paton                   
E1                   0.017 12.224 107.04     ****WINNER****  0.034  9.172 146.78
       SS/FS  Dial: 12.23 (+/-): -0.006          SS/AS  Dial: 8.90 (+/-):  0.272
 Qualified:            #58 12.239 -0.431                       #21  8.971 -0.799
Rick Paton's MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.006.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4483 John Clegg                            332 Marion Stephenson            
E1                   0.105  8.374 160.61     ****WINNER****  0.079 10.639 121.52
       SS/AM  Dial: 8.34 (+/-):  0.034           GT/EA  Dial: 10.60 (+/-):  0.039
 Qualified:            #35  8.463 -0.697                       #72 10.829 -0.001


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4749 Stan Holt                            4300 Lloyd Wofford                
E1                   0.047 10.003 132.15     ****WINNER****  0.020 10.395 122.33
        SS/G  Dial: 9.94 (+/-):  0.063           GT/GA  Dial: 10.35 (+/-):  0.045
 Qualified:            #38  9.947 -0.683                        #1  9.981 -1.109


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4018 J.B. Clegg                           7420 Eddie Leabo                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.099 10.135 133.01                    -0.015 10.340 126.95
        SS/I  Dial: 10.14 (+/-): -0.005          GT/HA  Dial: 10.33 (+/-):  0.010
 Qualified:            #50 10.166 -0.564                       #13 10.348 -0.892
J.B. Clegg's MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6846 Byron Setters                         785 Tony Mandella                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.081  9.947 108.32                     0.019 No Time      
       GT/CA  Dial: 9.61 (+/-):  0.337           SS/AH  Dial: 8.84 (+/-): 91.159
 Qualified:             #7  9.629 -0.951                       #44  8.836 -0.624
Mandella's Barracuda starts to leave, shutters hard, and the goes silent. Setters gets the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  347 Angelo DeCarlo                       6549 Terry Anderson               
E1                   0.067  9.988 131.61     ****WINNER****  0.027 10.286 130.48
       SS/HA  Dial: 9.97 (+/-):  0.018            SS/H  Dial: 10.27 (+/-):  0.016
 Qualified:            #24  9.998 -0.782                       #61 10.297 -0.383


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7401 Darren Smith                         7797 Don Keen                     
E1                   0.050  9.787 125.81     ****WINNER****  0.004 11.137 118.17
       SS/FA  Dial: 9.80 (+/-): -0.013           SS/LA  Dial: 11.12 (+/-):  0.017
 Qualified:            #16  9.781 -0.849                       #53 11.146 -0.504
Two great wheels up leaves and Don Keen uses a nice 0.004 RT for the win. MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0160 seconds (approximately 3 feet), opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7053 Bernie Cunningham                     709 Doug Broaddus                
E1                   0.017 10.852 120.53     ****WINNER****  0.128  9.514 136.59
       SS/JA  Dial: 10.86 (+/-): -0.008          GT/AA  Dial: 9.49 (+/-):  0.024
 Qualified:            #64 10.861 -0.329                       #27  9.495 -0.775
Broaddus gets luck, after a bad light, as Cunningham breaks out by -0.006.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7031 Gregg Luneack                        6396 Sean Cour                    
E1                   0.004 10.818 120.36     ****WINNER****  0.006  9.525 131.02
       SS/KA  Dial: 10.83 (+/-): -0.012          GT/BA  Dial: 9.49 (+/-):  0.035
 Qualified:            #46 10.831 -0.609                        #9  9.507 -0.923
Two great RT's and Sean Cour gets the win. MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4104 Candy Mesa                            718 Chuck Stubeck                
E1                   0.136  8.693 153.42     ****WINNER****  0.057  9.847 131.78
       SS/AM  Dial: 8.80 (+/-): -0.107           SS/FA  Dial: 9.82 (+/-):  0.027
 Qualified:            #63  8.805 -0.355                       #26  9.853 -0.777
Stubeck leaves with the wheels way up in the air and takes the break out win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  791 Adam Emmer                           6791 Tom Gaynor                   
E1                  -0.021 10.271 128.07     ****WINNER****  0.017  9.805 132.70
       GT/EA  Dial: 10.27 (+/-):  0.001          GT/DA  Dial: 9.80 (+/-):  0.005
 Qualified:            #51 10.284 -0.546                       #14  9.813 -0.867
Tom Gaynor runs 0.005 to his dial for the win. MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    9 Jody Lang                              63 Charlene Gullett             
E1   ****WINNER****  0.012 11.263 104.34                    -0.002 10.785 122.22
       GT/KA  Dial: 11.14 (+/-):  0.123          GT/JA  Dial: 10.77 (+/-):  0.015
 Qualified:            #69 11.550 -0.100                       #32 10.775 -0.725
Lang march to the Championship gets an early boost, as Gullett goes red by -0.002.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  788 Keri Angeles Pari                      77 Mike Cotten                  
E1                   0.062 10.058 131.04     ****WINNER****  0.003 10.323 119.36
       SS/FA  Dial: 10.03 (+/-):  0.028          SS/JA  Dial: 10.29 (+/-):  0.033
 Qualified:            #48 10.049 -0.581                       #11 10.278 -0.912
Mike Cotten uses his 0.003 RT for the hole shot win. MOV: 0.0544 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  640 Don Thomas                             41 Slate Cummings               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.050 10.077 131.83                     0.053  8.943 135.99
       GT/DA  Dial: 10.04 (+/-):  0.037          SS/CM  Dial: 8.90 (+/-):  0.043
 Qualified:            #60 10.281 -0.399                       #23  8.875 -0.785
Great race! Only 0.003 difference at the green and Don Thomas gets the close win. MOV: 0.0095 seconds (approximately 23 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4166 Larry Stewart                        5482 Sheldon Erfle                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.037 10.193 131.04                     0.036 10.310 124.26
       SS/IA  Dial: 10.15 (+/-):  0.043          GT/FA  Dial: 10.32 (+/-): -0.010
 Qualified:             #3  9.873 -1.017                       #40 10.329 -0.661
Larry Stewart's MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.010.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6688 Mike Pruss                           7432 Ryan Schloe                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.127  9.828 135.27                     0.075 10.773 120.90
       SS/HA  Dial: 9.83 (+/-): -0.002           GT/IA  Dial: 10.78 (+/-): -0.007
 Qualified:            #10  9.866 -0.914                       #47 10.799 -0.591
Pruss is late and Schloe runs further under his index. Pruss takes the double breakout win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   74 Ken Etter                            7111 Jon Irving                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.005 10.671 105.39                     0.094 11.629 118.37
       GT/GA  Dial: 10.34 (+/-):  0.331          GT/IA  Dial: 11.16 (+/-):  0.469
 Qualified:            #31 10.356 -0.734                       #68 11.129 -0.261
Etter wheel races in the lights after a great 0.005 light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7451 Glenn Snow                              3 David Rampy                  
E1                  -0.003 10.423 128.54     ****WINNER****  0.034 10.424 126.93
       GT/EA  Dial: 10.43 (+/-): -0.007          GT/HA  Dial: 10.46 (+/-): -0.036
 Qualified:            #59 10.421 -0.409                       #22 10.445 -0.795
David Rampy's MOV: opponent's -0.003 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   67 Troy Olsonawski                      7441 Staci Smith                  
E1                   0.061 12.367 107.17     ****WINNER****  0.001  9.942 125.29
       SS/NA  Dial: 12.13 (+/-):  0.237          GT/DA  Dial: 9.89 (+/-):  0.052
 Qualified:            #65 12.063 -0.297                       #28  9.906 -0.774
Nice 0.001 light for Smith and the win, as Olsonawski slows.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7607 Jack Bystrom                          428 Kevin Helms                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.012  9.639 136.25                     0.032 10.311 125.04
       SS/FA  Dial: 9.63 (+/-):  0.009           GT/FA  Dial: 10.32 (+/-): -0.009
 Qualified:             #4  9.642 -0.988                       #41 10.336 -0.654
Jack Bystrom's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0020 seconds (approximately 4 inches), opponent broke out.

Jack Bystrom's package: 0.021.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7155 Leo Glasbrennar                      7774 Rodger Comstock              
E1                  -0.003 10.328 129.13     ****WINNER****  0.021  9.022 153.25
       SS/JA  Dial: 10.32 (+/-):  0.008         SS/AAA  Dial: 9.05 (+/-): -0.028
 Qualified:            #17 10.342 -0.848                       #54  9.059 -0.501
Rodger Comstock's MOV: opponent's -0.003 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6153 Rick Pike                            7668 Brad Rounds                  
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.744  9.377 142.96
       SS/FM  Dial: 9.38 (+/-): 90.619           SS/TB  Dial: 9.38 (+/-): -0.003
 Qualified:            #71 10.667 -0.013                       #34  9.418 -0.702
Pike is a no show. Rounds gets the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    5 Jimmy DeFrank                        6820 Caitlin Setters              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.028  8.918 136.51                           No Time      
       SS/BS  Dial: 9.82 (+/-): -0.902           GT/CA  Dial: 10.58 (+/-): 89.419
 Qualified:            #15  8.959 -0.861                       #52 10.048 -0.532
DeFrank has some racing luck too and gets a free ticket to round two. That gets him closer to the forth round, where he can start adding to his Championship points. Setters is a no show.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7411 Gary Tackett                         7301 Jerry Jenkins                
E1   ****WINNER**** -0.006  9.875 133.59                           No Time      
       GT/CA  Dial: 10.58 (+/-): -0.705          SS/AH  Dial: 9.46 (+/-): 90.539
 Qualified:            #37  9.887 -0.693                       #74 28.000 18.540
Jenkins is the no show this time Tackett goes on to round two.

10:56 a.m.

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