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Sun, 04 Nov 2012, 14:28 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 2 eliminations in Competition Eliminator 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
  717 Mike DePalma                               Bye
E2   ****WINNER****  3.356 No Time           
        I/SM Index: 9.68 (+/-): 90.319    
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Graham    ) 0.091  9.173 -0.557   
 Qualified:             #1  9.040 -0.690                     Bye
11:13 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 28.07 inches, adjusted altitude 3,655 feet, track temperature 105 degrees.

Our number one qualifier, DePalma, takes the green and backs out on his bye run to round three.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    5 Clint Neff                           7009 Ross Wilson                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.023  7.940 142.34                     0.045  8.365 144.44
         K/A Index: 8.39 (+/-): -0.450            C/SM Index: 8.79 (+/-): -0.425
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Maris     ) 0.020  7.882 -0.538      (B Moscini   ) 0.030  8.290 -0.600
 Qualified:             #2  7.789 -0.631                        #9  8.312 -0.578
Both cars have a CIC hit from round one.

Neff wheel races Wilson for the ten foot win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7298 Scott Hedlund                           6 Jeff Lane                    
E2                   0.117  7.948 156.75     ****WINNER****  0.056  8.151 156.05
        A/SM Index: 8.46 (+/-): -0.512           B/SMA Index: 8.70 (+/-): -0.549
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Giroux    ) 0.033  8.286 -0.174      (L Wofford   ) 0.037  8.259 -0.441
 Qualified:             #7  7.868 -0.592                       #14  8.140 -0.560
Hedlund is late and Lane gets the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  432 Barry Forrester                        72 Alan Ellis                   
E2                  -0.164  8.694 106.45     ****WINNER****  0.071  7.032 143.11
        K/AA Index: 8.42 (+/-):  0.274            A/AA Index: 7.18 (+/-): -0.148
 Prior rounds:
E1    (P Cocuzza   ) 0.308  9.026  0.606      (D Carter    ) 0.051  6.711 -0.469
 Qualified:             #6  7.820 -0.600                       #13  6.619 -0.561
Big Red Light for Forrester and Ellis takes it easy with the win.

He will race Neff in round three.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   71 Justin Lamb                          406D Don Thomas                   
E2                   0.019  8.762 152.54     ****WINNER****  0.062  7.363 178.26
       F/SMA Index: 9.31 (+/-): -0.548            C/ED Index: 7.96 (+/-): -0.597
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Hartford  ) 0.023  8.962 -0.348      (D Smiley    ) 0.022  7.965  0.005
 Qualified:            #19  8.786 -0.524                       #11  7.390 -0.570
Nice wheels up leave for Lamb, but Don Thomas takes a big CIC to get the close win. MOV: 0.0062 seconds (approximately 17 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   66 Aaron Strong                            4 David Rampy                  
E2                   0.096  8.484 160.42     ****WINNER****  0.080  7.380 169.89
         G/A Index: 9.04 (+/-): -0.556            A/EA Index: 7.93 (+/-): -0.550
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Ladwig    ) 0.040  9.847  0.807      (S Dunn      ) 0.020  7.455 -0.475
 Qualified:            #15  8.484 -0.556                        #8  7.351 -0.579
Rampy gets the two foot win with a little dip into the CIC pool. He'll face Thomas next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   76 Tyler Hogan                            10 Bo Butner                    
E2                   0.118  7.091 185.46     ****WINNER****  0.030  8.651 137.40
        C/DA Index: 7.63 (+/-): -0.539            E/SM Index: 9.19 (+/-): -0.539
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Goff      ) 0.055  7.127 -0.513      (B Kent      ) 0.068  8.711 -0.479
 Qualified:            #10  7.064 -0.576                        #3  8.571 -0.619
Tyler Hogan has a 0.01 CIC penalty and is way late at the green. He matches Butner' under the index time, but is no match.

Butner will see Lane later.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  469 Clark Smiley                           77 Brian Fitzpatrick            
E2                  -0.020  7.459 176.79     ****WINNER****  0.355 14.116  69.31
        BB/A Index: 8.01 (+/-): -0.551             H/D Index: 6.86 (+/-):  7.256
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Edwards   ) 0.009  7.672 -0.338      (R Jones     ) 0.060  6.356 -0.594
 Qualified:            #27  7.582 -0.428                       #20  6.433 -0.517
Brian Fitzpatrick dumps early. He' will race DePalma in round three. MOV: opponent's red light.

11:25 a.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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