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Fri, 09 Nov 2012, 20:56 PM

Super Gas Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Super Gas at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 48th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   17 Alan Kenny                             79 Ryan Herem                   
E2                   0.017  9.926 150.50     ****WINNER****  0.006  9.906 161.79
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.026             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.006
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Waggoner J) 0.025  9.895 -0.005      (B Harris    ) 0.010  9.910  0.010
 Qualified:            #24  9.895 -0.005                        #5  9.910  0.010
5:35 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 63 degrees, relative humidity 43 percent, barometer 28.25 inches, adjusted altitude 2,035 feet, track temperature 63 degrees.

Ryan Herem uses a twelve package for the win. MOV: 0.0312 seconds (approximately 7 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4961 Craig Anderson                         15 Jason Kenny                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.026  9.894 171.60                     0.057  9.860 156.59
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.006             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.040
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Calton    ) 0.027  9.912  0.012      (B Smith     ) 0.005  9.894 -0.006
 Qualified:             #7  9.912  0.012                       #26  9.894 -0.006
Craig Anderson's MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7890 Randy Fabbro                         769K Aaron Kinard                 
E2                   0.015  9.846 142.93     ****WINNER****  0.010 10.642 107.69
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.054             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.742
 Prior rounds:
E1    (Bye         ) 0.168  9.729 -0.171      (A Broussard ) 0.006  9.939  0.039
 Qualified:            #38  9.729 -0.171                       #19  9.939  0.039
Aaron Kinard gets a small starting line advantage. MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   62 Mike Ferderer                        767G Gerald Turczyn Jr.           
E2                   0.016  9.893 167.78     ****WINNER****  0.000  9.901 163.24
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.007             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.001
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Martin    ) 0.026 10.070  0.170      (P Zak       ) 0.022  9.908  0.008
 Qualified:            #22 10.070  0.170                        #3  9.908  0.008
Gerald Turczyn Jr. has an almost perfect 0.001 package for the win. MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0080 seconds (approximately 24 inches), opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  781 Joe Freeman                          7544 Brad Pierce                  
E2                   0.012  9.909 131.96     ****WINNER****  0.000  9.917 135.51
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.009             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.017
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Sexton    ) 0.024  9.878 -0.022      (D Owens     ) 0.032  9.921  0.021
 Qualified:            #33  9.878 -0.022                       #14  9.921  0.021
Brad Pierce has a perfect light too for the close win. MOV: 0.0041 seconds (approximately 10 inches).

Joe Freeman's package: 0.021. Brad Pierce's package: 0.017.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    4 Tommy Phillips                       7133 Richard Okerman              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.024  9.895 149.66                     0.012  9.860 162.78
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.005             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.040
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Shannon   ) 0.014  9.929  0.029      (G Bonds     ) -0.004  9.844 -0.056
 Qualified:            #18  9.929  0.029                       #37  9.844 -0.056
Tommy Phillips' MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 731K Tanner Hiatt                         7775 Karen Comstock               
E2                   0.009 13.365  70.72     ****WINNER****  0.003  9.913 141.18
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  3.465             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.013
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Barton    ) 0.023  9.920  0.020      (E De Staute ) 0.003  9.884 -0.016
 Qualified:            #13  9.920  0.020                       #32  9.884 -0.016
Just 0.006 difference at the green and Hiatt slows giving the easy win to Comstock.

Karen Comstock's package: 0.016.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6173 Ken Mostowich                        7657 Loreen Rogers                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.016  9.919 164.59                     0.036  9.931 159.51
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.019             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.031
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Coapstick ) 0.023  9.908  0.008      (D Sanchez   ) 0.049  9.898 -0.002
 Qualified:             #4  9.908  0.008                       #23  9.898 -0.002
Ken Mostowich's MOV: 0.0327 seconds (approximately 8 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7047 Mike Blodgett Jr.                     394 Troy Coughlin Jr             
E2   ****WINNER****  0.015  9.930 139.52                    -0.013  9.932 152.73
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.030             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.032
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Wiebe     ) 0.026  9.914  0.014      (D Keck      ) 0.032  9.886 -0.014
 Qualified:            #10  9.914  0.014                       #29  9.886 -0.014
Mike Blodgett Jr.'s MOV: opponent's -0.013 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   10 Jimmy Lewis                          7261 Dana Keniry                  
E2                   0.017  9.911 168.28     ****WINNER****  0.001  9.902 149.73
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.011             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.002
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Blodgett S) 0.007  9.914  0.014      (R Willis    ) 0.002  9.886 -0.014
 Qualified:            #11  9.914  0.014                       #30  9.886 -0.014
Close race and Dana Keniry used a three package for the win. MOV: 0.0255 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 714E Bob Earleywine                         72 Roger Kato                   
E2                   0.019  9.889 143.34     ****WINNER****  0.011  9.939 160.56
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.011             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.039
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Mc Clellan) 0.018  9.921  0.021      (G Ventura   ) 0.029  9.877 -0.023
 Qualified:            #15  9.921  0.021                       #34  9.877 -0.023
Roger Kato's MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.011.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   76 Steve Parsons                         731 Rick Beckstrom               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.015  9.932 161.88                     0.032  9.982 163.55
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.032             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.082
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Galati    ) 0.037  9.913  0.013      (M Willoughby) 0.026  9.889 -0.011
 Qualified:             #9  9.913  0.013                       #28  9.889 -0.011


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  735 Steve Williams                       714G Gary Wallace                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.045 10.724 105.21                     0.022  9.857 134.07
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.824             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.043
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Serna     ) 0.023  9.929  0.029      (L Welfringer) 0.260  9.861 -0.039
 Qualified:            #17  9.929  0.029                       #36  9.861 -0.039
Williams Corvette got way loose in the burnout and way sideways. Didn't seem to bother him though, as dumps and still gets the breakout win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 717T Travis Balough                       7021 James Galante                
E2                   0.010  9.948 149.73     ****WINNER****  0.040  9.910 139.92
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.048             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.010
 Prior rounds:
E1    (H Colleasure) 0.020  9.955  0.055      (D Cook      ) 0.025  9.902  0.002
 Qualified:            #20  9.955  0.055                        #1  9.902  0.002
Balough has a much better light, but James Galante gets the close win. MOV: 0.0087 seconds (approximately 23 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7019 Peter Bothe                             3 Mike Wiblishouser            
E2   ****WINNER****  0.023  9.919 142.64                     0.037  9.934 155.70
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.019             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.034
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Cordeiro  ) 0.002  9.905  0.005      (D Mitchell  ) 0.011  9.960  0.060
 Qualified:             #2  9.905  0.005                       #21  9.960  0.060
Peter Bothe's MOV: 0.0295 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7592 John Parrino                          549 Russ Ginger                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.022  9.927 143.96                     0.035  9.960 166.13
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.027             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.060
 Prior rounds:
E1    (W Newman    ) 0.024  9.924  0.024      (V Torres    ) 0.015  9.869 -0.031
 Qualified:            #16  9.924  0.024                       #35  9.869 -0.031


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 770A Michael Boner                         743 Gary Mignacca                
E2                   0.158  9.920 150.80     ****WINNER****  0.010 10.010 131.05
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.020             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.110
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Balough   ) 0.089  9.886 -0.014      (V Campa     ) 0.001  9.920  0.020
 Qualified:            #31  9.886 -0.014                       #12  9.920  0.020
Boner is way late and gives the easy win to Mignacca.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7332 Larry Bradshaw                        550 Ed Olpin                     
E2   ****WINNER****  0.276 11.165 118.50                    -0.002  9.971 160.54
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  1.265             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.071
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Galati    ) 0.015  9.910  0.010      (L Scarth    ) 0.032  9.895 -0.005
 Qualified:             #6  9.910  0.010                       #25  9.895 -0.005
Olpin goes red by just -0.002 and gives the free pass to round three to Bradshaw.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7930 Scott Rollins                        5887 Rick Cates                   
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.057  9.892 163.04
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): 90.099             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.008
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Newman    ) 0.059  9.912  0.012      (M Lang      ) 0.011  9.890 -0.010
 Qualified:             #8  9.912  0.012                       #27  9.890 -0.010
Rollins is a no show. Cates gets the single to round three.

5:53 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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