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Sun, 11 Nov 2012, 17:41 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Competition Eliminator 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
        Bye                                 717 Mike DePalma                 
E2                                            ****WINNER****  0.057  9.327 119.68
                                                  I/SM Index: 9.43 (+/-): -0.103
 Prior rounds:
E1                                           (D Fletcher  ) 0.049  8.921 -0.649
 Qualified:                                                       #1  8.852 -0.718
2:23 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 67 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 29.09 inches, adjusted altitude 1,805 feet, track temperature 96 degrees.

Bye run for DePalma.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7063 Mark Lelchook                          76 Tyler Hogan                  
E2                   0.030  7.377 178.28     ****WINNER****  0.059  7.032 178.17
        D/ED Index: 7.85 (+/-): -0.473            C/DA Index: 7.55 (+/-): -0.518
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Bowdish   ) 0.074  7.350 -0.560      (P Cocuzza   ) 0.049  7.676  0.126
 Qualified:            #21  7.400 -0.510                       #28  8.620  1.070
Mark Lelchook has a 0.06 CIC penalty.

Lelchook gets the starting line advantage, but slows from round one. Hogan makes a strong pass for the four foot win.

Mark Lelchook's incremental times: 60ft-1.045 sec., 330ft-2.990, 660ft-4.659/146.51 mph, 1,000ft-6.121.
Tyler Hogan's incremental times: 60ft-1.002 sec., 330ft-2.869, 660ft-4.448/155.35 mph, 1,000ft-5.826.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7298 Scott Hedlund                           6 Jeff Lane                    
E2                   0.148  7.978 141.85     ****WINNER****  0.016  8.103 148.92
        A/SM Index: 8.34 (+/-): -0.362           B/SMA Index: 8.58 (+/-): -0.477
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Skillman  ) 0.115  9.414  1.074      (C Rumis     ) 0.118  8.107 -0.473
 Qualified:             #5  7.715 -0.625                       #12  8.001 -0.579
Hedlund is way late and gives the easy win to Lane.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  610 John Edwards                           72 Alan Ellis                   
E2                  -0.061  7.952 126.51     ****WINNER**** -0.008  7.095 131.97
        C/AA Index: 7.91 (+/-):  0.042            A/AA Index: 7.11 (+/-): -0.015
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Fitzpatric) 0.013  7.538 -0.372      (A Strong    ) 0.016  7.207  0.097
 Qualified:            #14  7.336 -0.574                       #22  6.612 -0.498
Alan Ellis gets the easy win, as Edwards red lights.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7230 Randy Jones                          7273 Gary Ross                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.032  8.398 157.95                     0.089  6.657 209.33
        C/TA Index: 8.92 (+/-): -0.522            A/AA Index: 7.11 (+/-): -0.453
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Wilson    ) 0.084  8.412 -0.628      (D Maris     ) -0.056  6.704 -0.406
 Qualified:            #15  8.472 -0.568                       #23  6.666 -0.444
Jones' pick up is all over the lane at the launch, so he has to take some more CIC to get the win.

Ross was late to boot


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    4 David Rampy                             1 Lou Ficco                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.030  7.396 144.60                    -0.033  8.352 118.08
        A/EA Index: 7.83 (+/-): -0.434            B/AA Index: 7.53 (+/-):  0.822
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Haubiel   ) 0.036  8.733  0.903      (D Billingsle) 0.088 13.309  5.779
 Qualified:            #17  7.267 -0.563                       #24  7.094 -0.436
Ficco goes red and gives the easy win to Rampy.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    5 Clint Neff                            710 Doug Lambeck                 
E2                   0.044  8.173 126.44     ****WINNER****  0.041  8.381 154.30
         K/A Index: 8.18 (+/-): -0.007           D/SMA Index: 8.94 (+/-): -0.559
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Graham    ) 0.055  7.671 -0.639      (J Roubicek  ) 0.121  8.526 -0.414
 Qualified:             #4  7.681 -0.629                       #11  8.360 -0.580
Clint Neff has a 0.13 CIC penalty.

Just 0.003 difference at the green and it looks like Neff made have hurt the engine, as there is a lot of smoke in his lane in the lights.

Lambeck takes some CIC and gets the easy win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   10 Bo Butner                              74 Tom Mettler                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.006  8.381 150.73                     0.021  7.603 176.60
        E/SM Index: 9.04 (+/-): -0.659            PSTA Index: 8.22 (+/-): -0.617
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Sigmon    ) 0.020  8.531 -0.519      (T Shambaugh ) 0.156  7.772 -0.448
 Qualified:             #3  8.404 -0.646                       #10  7.635 -0.585
Bo Butner has a 0.01 CIC penalty.

Butner gets a big starting line advantage and stays out in front by sixteen feet, as both cars run more than sixty under their indexes.

2:36 p.m. Next round: DePalms vs. Lane; Butner vs. Ellis; Rampy vs. Hogan; and Lambeck vs. Jones.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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