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Sun, 04 Nov 2012, 12:50 PM

Super Comp Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 3 eliminations in Super Comp 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
 5027 Neil Markuson                        F700 Cameron Fauset               
E3                  -0.041  8.981 155.31     ****WINNER****  0.009  8.695 173.56
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.069             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.355
 Prior rounds:
E2    (C Langdon   ) 0.020  9.062  0.012                     0.138  9.081  0.031
E1    (J Phillips  ) 0.027  9.039 -0.011      (G Kern      ) 0.027  9.051  0.001
 Qualified:            #54  9.039 -0.011                        #1  9.051  0.001
9:14 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 67 degrees, relative humidity 28 percent, barometer 28.10 inches, adjusted altitude 2,991 feet, track temperature 78 degrees.

Cameron Fauset lets her fly! MOV: opponent's red light.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7295 Raquel Roper                         7669 Matt Constant                
E3                  -0.001  9.030 163.22     ****WINNER****  0.053  9.065 172.41
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.020             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.015
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S Chennault ) 0.046  9.099  0.049      (B Coleman   ) 0.022  9.098  0.048
E1    (R Beckstrom ) 0.018  9.038 -0.012      (R Mirizio   ) 0.019  9.053  0.003
 Qualified:            #57  9.038 -0.012                        #4  9.053  0.003
Ouch! Roper misses the tree by just -0.001 to give the win to Constant.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7999 Sarah Moldenhauer                    6108 Brad Plourd                  
E3                   0.044  9.037 167.18     ****WINNER****  0.028  9.045 166.09
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.013             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.005
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Boutte    ) 0.040  9.051  0.001      (D Johnson   ) 0.010  9.063  0.013
E1    (B Harrington) 0.069  9.064  0.014      (J Gruba     ) 0.019  9.010 -0.040
 Qualified:            #16  9.064  0.014                       #69  9.010 -0.040
Brad Plourd's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0080 seconds (approximately 24 inches) in a double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 733G Garrett Wiles                        5252 Trevor Larson                
E3                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.067  9.044 171.55
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): 90.949             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.006
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Hughes    ) -0.051  9.045 -0.005      (B Woodard   ) 0.011  9.069  0.019
E1    (R Symons    ) 0.004  9.035 -0.015      (N Stephenson) 0.012  9.106  0.056
 Qualified:            #59  9.035 -0.015                       #41  9.106  0.056
There is a ton of smoke from Wiles dragster at the end of the burnout and they have to push the car back. The starting line crew goes out to check the lane. The asphalt Zamboni and track's broom/drag tractor drive out to do their stuff.

Larson gets the free pass to round three.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7806 David Alves                           745 Steve Johnson                
E3   ****WINNER****  0.000  9.072 169.57                     0.019  9.085 163.97
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.022             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.035
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Dennis    ) 0.006  9.065  0.015      (J Lirones   ) 0.037  9.051  0.001
E1    (J Freckmann ) 0.063  9.078  0.028      (D Londagin  ) 0.017  9.047 -0.003
 Qualified:            #31  9.078  0.028                       #48  9.047 -0.003
9:32 a.m. Back to racing...

David Alves scores a perfect light for the win. MOV: 0.0322 seconds (approximately 8 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6426 Mike Shannon                         6092 Ed Hauter                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.018  9.062 163.85                     0.016  8.991 169.70
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.012             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.059
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Hiatt     ) 0.073  9.077  0.027      (C Forsyth   ) 0.009  9.044 -0.006
E1    (T Coughlin J) 0.021  9.077  0.027      (D Higgins   ) 0.033  9.060  0.010
 Qualified:            #28  9.077  0.027                       #10  9.060  0.010
Mike Shannon's MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7450 Don Meziere                          646D Don Sefton                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.013  9.069 168.56                     0.012  9.100 166.74
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.019             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.050
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J King      ) 0.005  9.069  0.019      (E Cooper    ) 0.045  9.049 -0.001
E1    (J Earl      ) 0.007  9.097  0.047      (B Steinebach) 0.002  9.038 -0.012
 Qualified:            #40  9.097  0.047                       #58  9.038 -0.012
Two good lights, just 0.001 difference. Don Meziere runs closer to his index for the win. MOV: 0.0302 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 C793 Nick Saetes                          7151 Jeff Connelly                
E3   ****WINNER****  0.040  9.042 163.10                     0.010  9.027 165.38
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.008             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.023
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Lopez     ) 0.017  9.041 -0.009      (D Carter    ) 0.015  9.089  0.039
E1    (D Krieger   ) 0.029  9.044 -0.006      (C Webber    ) 0.039  9.013 -0.037
 Qualified:            #50  9.044 -0.006                       #68  9.013 -0.037
Nick Saetes' MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    5 Tommy Phillips                       771F Cory Rash                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.002  9.091 158.04                     0.015  9.039 168.87
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.041             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.011
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Scott     ) 0.017  9.082  0.032      (J Newton    ) 0.027  9.062  0.012
E1    (B Iten      ) 0.008  9.085  0.035      (V Torres    ) 0.003  9.064  0.014
 Qualified:            #35  9.085  0.035                       #17  9.064  0.014
Tommy Phillips has a great 0.002 light. MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  555 Michael Miller                       702G Mike Proctor                 
E3                   0.044  9.043 174.59     ****WINNER****  0.006  9.051 174.53
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.007             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.001
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Cooper    ) 0.039  9.028 -0.022      (T Dennis    ) 0.006  9.076  0.026
E1    (B Van Poperi) 0.053  9.038 -0.012      (C Babcock   ) 0.006  9.052  0.002
 Qualified:            #56  9.038 -0.012                        #3  9.052  0.002
Proctor has a 0.006 RT and runs 0.001 to the index for the win, as Miller breaks out by -0.007

Mike Proctor's package: 0.007.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  754 Mark Darsow                          7062 Chris Lindsay                
E3                  -0.001  9.035 164.79     ****WINNER****  0.022  9.001 159.78
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.015             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.049
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Krause    ) 0.021  9.061  0.011      (D Vander Mee) 0.023  9.064  0.014
E1    (M Woodard   ) 0.025  9.078  0.028      (K Bart Hiatt) 0.026  9.044 -0.006
 Qualified:            #32  9.078  0.028                       #49  9.044 -0.006
Chris Lindsay's MOV: opponent's -0.001 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  547 Kevin Wright                         747L Ryen Lamb                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.012  9.056 166.03                     0.038  9.056 169.00
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.006             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.006
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Green     ) 0.030  9.046 -0.004      (G Hicks     ) 0.022  9.054  0.004
E1    (A Kenny     ) 0.010  9.077  0.027      (M Harvil    ) 0.023  9.056  0.006
 Qualified:            #25  9.077  0.027                        #7  9.056  0.006
Identical E$T's and Kevin Wright has the better RT for the win. MOV: 0.0260 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 759R Chris Rury                           7174 Tony Niswonger               
E3                   0.018  9.092 174.96     ****WINNER****  0.011  9.059 164.21
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.042             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.009
 Prior rounds:
E2    (C J Spernak ) 0.025  9.117  0.067      (J Denton    ) 0.022  9.029 -0.021
E1    (G Aguayo    ) 0.012  9.039 -0.011      (D Quigley   ) 0.010  9.052  0.002
 Qualified:            #55  9.039 -0.011                        #2  9.052  0.002
Tony Niswonger's MOV: 0.0407 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

Tony Niswonger's package: 0.020.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 370X Bill Riddle                           762 Colton Hiatt                 
E3                   0.016  9.007 168.53     ****WINNER****  0.015  9.032 173.43
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.043             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.018
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Naber     ) 0.049  9.041 -0.009      (M Hardy     ) 0.143  9.312  0.262
E1    (G Torres    ) 0.017  9.077  0.027      (S Steele    ) 0.010  9.060  0.010
 Qualified:            #29  9.077  0.027                       #11  9.060  0.010
Just 0.001 difference in RT's and Colton Hiatt gets the win. MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  735 Steve Williams                       336F Whitney Shields              
E3   ****WINNER****  0.038  9.037 184.09                    -0.025  9.030 171.51
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.013             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.020
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Williams  ) 0.024  9.069  0.019      (M Potts     ) 0.051  9.058  0.008
E1    (J Phlegar   ) 0.022  9.057  0.007      (P Saruga    ) 0.069  9.077  0.027
 Qualified:             #8  9.057  0.007                       #26  9.077  0.027
Steve Williams' MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4754 Billy Torrence                       798A Bill Botelho                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.004  9.011 187.21                    -0.016  9.027 172.17
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.039             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-): -0.023
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Glenn     ) 0.043  9.056  0.006      (T Parker    ) 0.032  9.052  0.002
E1    (C Cannavo   ) 0.027  9.059  0.009      (S Simonton  ) 0.024  9.031 -0.019
 Qualified:             #9  9.059  0.009                       #62  9.031 -0.019
Another red light. Torrance cuts a 0.004 light in his easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7061 Larry Marshall                         10 Jason Kenny                  
E3                   0.027  9.090 163.55     ****WINNER****  0.003  9.085 162.27
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.040             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.035
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Larson    ) 0.019  9.049 -0.001      (J Morgan    ) 0.028  9.110  0.060
E1    (T Gresham   ) 0.032  9.049 -0.001      (S Kondolay  ) 0.021  9.078  0.028
 Qualified:            #47  9.049 -0.001                       #30  9.078  0.028
Jason Kenny uses his 0.003 light for the win. MOV: 0.0296 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 703D Kyle Rizzoli                         488B Luke Bogacki                 
E3                   0.011  9.072 158.67     ****WINNER****  0.022  9.054 163.31
         S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.022             S/C Index: 9.05 (+/-):  0.004
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Stevenson ) 0.012  9.073  0.023      (T Mc Bride  ) 0.013  9.120  0.070
E1    (C Nance     ) 0.027  8.995 -0.055      (L Matsukado ) 0.012  9.065  0.015
 Qualified:            #71  8.995 -0.055                       #18  9.065  0.015
Luke Bogacki keeps his Championship hopes alive with a 0.004 pass to the index and a close win. MOV: 0.0077 seconds (approximately 22 inches).

9:46 a.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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