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Sat, 03 Nov 2012, 17:00 PM

Top Dragster Round 1 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 1 eliminations in Hughes Performance Top Dragster 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
 7998 Dustin Lee                           5046 Darren Stettner              
E1                  -0.015  7.026 190.94     ****WINNER****  0.013  6.638 204.29
         T/D  Dial: 6.99 (+/-):  0.036             T/D  Dial: 6.62 (+/-):  0.018
 Qualified:            #37  6.998 191.02                        #7  6.623 204.57
1:19 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 27.99 inches, adjusted altitude 3,590 feet, track temperature 98 degrees.



 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7208 Denny Hills                          5186 George Slatten               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.008  6.179 221.34                     0.013  6.939 191.43
         T/D  Dial: 6.18 (+/-): -0.001             T/D  Dial: 6.95 (+/-): -0.011
 Qualified:             #1  6.184 220.15                       #31  6.954 191.21
Denny Hills' MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7256 Mera Silvia                          765M Jim Momjian                  
E1                   0.033  6.856 186.18     ****WINNER****  0.018  7.280 184.55
         T/D  Dial: 6.85 (+/-):  0.006             T/D  Dial: 7.26 (+/-):  0.020
 Qualified:            #20  6.839 198.88                       #50  7.264 185.51
Jim Momjian's MOV: 0.0013 seconds (approximately 4 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 780F Danny Aguayo                         7613 Kevin Kleineweber            
E1                   0.031  7.355 181.96     ****WINNER****  0.003  6.898 185.23
         T/D  Dial: 7.37 (+/-): -0.015             T/D  Dial: 6.89 (+/-):  0.008
 Qualified:            #54  7.364 181.86                       #24  6.884 195.99
Kevin Kleineweber's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0050 seconds (approximately 16 inches), opponent broke out. Kevin Kleineweber's package: 0.011.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5116 Dave Slatten                          773 Vito Adragna                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.036  6.903 194.55                     0.006  7.444 172.50
         T/D  Dial: 6.88 (+/-):  0.023             T/D  Dial: 7.46 (+/-): -0.016
 Qualified:            #27  6.902 192.11                       #57  7.463 181.03
Adragna had Slatten covered, took too much stripe.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7219 Geneva Nash                          7353 Lyle Burnham                 
E1                   0.087  6.976 193.16     ****WINNER****  0.018  6.663 201.19
         T/D  Dial: 7.00 (+/-): -0.024             T/D  Dial: 6.64 (+/-):  0.023
 Qualified:            #39  7.008 192.69                        #9  6.657 201.94
Lyle Burnham's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0220 seconds (approximately 6 feet), opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4432 Dillon Bontrager                     7336 Justin Davis                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.036  6.946 186.87                     0.067  7.497 175.82
         T/D  Dial: 6.92 (+/-):  0.026             T/D  Dial: 7.51 (+/-): -0.013
 Qualified:            #28  6.919 195.85                       #58  7.518 178.99


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 719R Russell Suyenaga                     7414 Johan Overland               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.014  6.655 203.52                    -0.247  6.983 192.19
         T/D  Dial: 6.45 (+/-):  0.205             T/D  Dial: 7.02 (+/-): -0.037
 Qualified:             #4  6.441 214.76                       #34  6.974 191.95


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  744 Del Cox Jr                           7160 Andy Spiegel                 
E1                   0.052  7.094 186.33     ****WINNER****  0.034  7.039 179.40
         T/D  Dial: 6.99 (+/-):  0.104             T/D  Dial: 6.99 (+/-):  0.049
 Qualified:             #8  6.655 195.82                       #38  7.004 192.41
Cox missed the tree. Andy Spiegel's MOV: 0.0738 seconds (approximately 20 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  518 Monte Green                          7498 Steve Casner                 
E1                   0.128  6.963 202.58     ****WINNER****  0.032  7.521 159.04
         T/D  Dial: 6.89 (+/-):  0.073             T/D  Dial: 7.45 (+/-):  0.071
 Qualified:            #26  6.899 202.94                       #56  7.449 181.08
Green's car backfired on the launch, then he had to backpedal as he passed the tree.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7774 Rodger Comstock                        71 Paul Snell                   
E1                  -0.006  7.392 182.30     ****WINNER**** -0.002  6.881 197.83
         T/D  Dial: 7.35 (+/-):  0.042             T/D  Dial: 6.87 (+/-):  0.011
 Qualified:            #53  7.362 182.18                       #23  6.879 197.68


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6830 Gene Heaton                          7586 Kenny Upton                  
E1                   0.071  7.783 173.76     ****WINNER****  0.031  6.999 182.30
         T/D  Dial: 7.78 (+/-):  0.003             T/D  Dial: 6.96 (+/-):  0.039
 Qualified:            #60  7.775 173.65                       #30  6.951 194.35
Kenny Upton's MOV: 0.0046 seconds (approximately 14 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7117 Jake Morris                          571P Anita Pulliam                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.010  7.103 188.31                     0.004  6.770 183.44
         T/D  Dial: 7.08 (+/-):  0.023             T/D  Dial: 6.72 (+/-):  0.050
 Qualified:            #41  7.081 189.60                       #11  6.713 202.91
Jake Morris' MOV: 0.0216 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7391 Jimmy Johnson                        5614 Bob Ross                     
E1                  -0.068  7.039 189.55     ****WINNER****  0.043  6.767 201.61
         T/D  Dial: 7.10 (+/-): -0.061             T/D  Dial: 6.78 (+/-): -0.013
 Qualified:            #43  7.101 188.38                       #13  6.760 201.85


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 780V Val Torres Jr.                        770 Errol Sharron                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.019  6.824 193.99                     0.080  7.171 184.85
         T/D  Dial: 6.79 (+/-):  0.034             T/D  Dial: 7.15 (+/-):  0.021
 Qualified:            #16  6.785 198.12                       #46  7.159 185.74
Sharron's FED is a great-looking car, but we won't see it again this weekend.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7441 Leah Imerti Cox                      7531 Chris Thode                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.027  7.241 173.01                     0.042  6.807 195.08
         T/D  Dial: 7.23 (+/-):  0.011             T/D  Dial: 6.81 (+/-): -0.003
 Qualified:            #48  7.204 183.19                       #18  6.795 195.93
Close race...Leah Imerti Cox's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0010 seconds (approximately 3 inches), opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7921 Gary Campbell                        429G Robert Gregory               
E1                   0.041  6.553 211.69     ****WINNER****  0.006  6.999 192.85
         T/D  Dial: 6.59 (+/-): -0.037             T/D  Dial: 7.00 (+/-): -0.001
 Qualified:             #6  6.585 216.58                       #36  6.996 192.69
Campbell's FED is a Uyehara design, very "retro."

Gregory's double-oh light played a large part in his double-breakout victory.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6563 Gerald Devenpeck                       72 Art Hoover                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.035  7.159 176.42                     0.102  6.782 184.32
         T/D  Dial: 7.16 (+/-): -0.001             T/D  Dial: 6.79 (+/-): -0.008
 Qualified:            #45  7.150 187.70                       #15  6.781 198.17
Devnpeck is trying to win the Division 6 championship.

Gerald Devenpeck's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0600 seconds (approximately 16 feet) in a double breakout.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7796 John Richardson                      758B Stephanie Crifasi            
E1                  -0.003  6.968 194.63     ****WINNER****  0.098  6.584 205.44
         T/D  Dial: 6.98 (+/-): -0.012             T/D  Dial: 6.55 (+/-):  0.034
 Qualified:            #35  6.987 194.38                        #5  6.573 203.28


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6591 Moe Trujillo                         7875 Roy Cracraft                 
E1                   0.044  7.011 200.44     ****WINNER****  0.021  7.149 179.68
         T/D  Dial: 6.71 (+/-):  0.301             T/D  Dial: 7.08 (+/-):  0.069
 Qualified:            #12  6.723 202.70                       #42  7.095 190.03
Trujillo's car shook and he had to backpedal to settle it down.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7026 George Nann                          7920 Morgan Thompson              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.420  9.439 176.35                     0.042  7.328 181.96
         T/D  Dial: 6.84 (+/-):  2.599             T/D  Dial: 7.33 (+/-): -0.002
 Qualified:            #21  6.848 198.73                       #51  7.332 182.43
Nann's car was a slug when it launched and Thompson never looked back, breaking out by two thoudandths, giving the win to Nann.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7848 Jon Bradford                         7791 George Clark                 
E1                  -0.015  7.099 189.76     ****WINNER****  0.011  6.815 197.39
         T/D  Dial: 7.09 (+/-):  0.009             T/D  Dial: 6.79 (+/-):  0.025
 Qualified:            #44  7.107 189.76                       #14  6.779 197.48


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 370X Bill Riddle                          700E David Tinlin                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.067  7.025 182.53                     0.007  7.168 186.02
         T/D  Dial: 6.97 (+/-):  0.055             T/D  Dial: 7.05 (+/-):  0.118
 Qualified:            #10  6.710 201.76                       #40  7.072 188.17
Tinlin had a great light, did not run the number. Bill Riddle's MOV: 0.0038 seconds (approximately 12 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4608 Michael Kile                         5256 Brandon Rhodes               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.027  6.381 197.68                     0.026  7.159 194.24
         T/D  Dial: 6.31 (+/-):  0.071             T/D  Dial: 6.85 (+/-):  0.309
 Qualified:             #3  6.321 215.27                       #33  6.973 194.74
These two had almost identical lights, but Kile caught Rhodes just past half track and pulled away for the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 760M Michael Piraino                      747L Ryen Lamb                    
E1                   0.077  7.846 167.95     ****WINNER****  0.006  7.314 171.38
         T/D  Dial: 7.70 (+/-):  0.146             T/D  Dial: 7.28 (+/-):  0.034
 Qualified:            #59  7.756 176.51                       #29  6.931 190.46


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4500 Coby Jones                           4099 Lee Lightfoot                
E1                   0.014  6.947 193.10     ****WINNER****  0.023  6.313 223.76
         T/D  Dial: 6.96 (+/-): -0.013             T/D  Dial: 6.29 (+/-):  0.023
 Qualified:            #32  6.967 192.41                        #2  6.303 223.36
Jones had a small starting line advantage, took too much stripe.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7062 Chris Lindsay                        7733 Malissa Westerman            
E1   ****WINNER****  0.065  7.238 178.14                     0.277  7.023 184.14
         T/D  Dial: 7.22 (+/-):  0.018             T/D  Dial: 6.86 (+/-):  0.163
 Qualified:            #49  7.238 186.87                       #19  6.817 197.51
Westerman was late and her car was sluggish on the launch.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6718 Shane Molinari                       6738 Clint Geise                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.032  6.875 198.99                    -0.026  7.362 182.70
         T/D  Dial: 6.90 (+/-): -0.025             T/D  Dial: 7.35 (+/-):  0.012
 Qualified:            #25  6.888 198.38                       #55  7.370 183.12


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7468 George Prather                       6676 Stefan Kondolay              
E1                   0.031  6.841 191.92     ****WINNER****  0.018  7.351 173.63
         T/D  Dial: 6.86 (+/-): -0.019             T/D  Dial: 7.34 (+/-):  0.011
 Qualified:            #22  6.866 192.77                       #52  7.346 181.47


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  756 Robert Button                        7250 Jason Dawson                 
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.037  7.432 180.57
         T/D  Dial: 7.43 (+/-): 92.569             T/D  Dial: 7.43 (+/-):  0.002
 Qualified:            #17  6.792 198.03                       #47  7.167 189.36
Button was a no-show, breaking during qualifying yesterday.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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