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Sat, 16 Feb 2013, 13:57 PM

Super Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Super Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 53rd annual O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6633 Joe Sorensen                           75 Mike Cotten                  
E3                   0.013 10.046 129.78     ****WINNER****  0.019 10.067 127.33
       SS/DA  Dial: 10.07 (+/-): -0.024          SS/JA  Dial: 10.06 (+/-):  0.007
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Chaffin   ) 0.009 10.059 -0.021      (S Pearson   ) 0.122 10.051 -0.949
E1    (B Rounds    ) 0.003 10.072  0.012      (L Kelley    ) 0.043 10.078  0.008
 Qualified:            #61 10.090 -0.110                        #5 10.082 -0.918
10:47 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 69 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 29.05 inches, adjusted altitude 2,017 feet, track temperature 80 degrees.

Mike Cotten runs 0.007 to his dial for the win. MOV: Opponent broke out.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6002 Rick McKinney                        7607 Jack Bystrom                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.007 10.779 116.74                     0.057  9.501 138.46
       SS/LA  Dial: 10.77 (+/-):  0.009          SS/FA  Dial: 9.49 (+/-):  0.011
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Loge      ) 0.013 10.796  0.026      (J Faherty   ) 0.010  9.491  0.021
E1    (K Angeles Pa) 0.067 10.760 -0.010      (D Keen      ) 0.010  9.488  0.008
 Qualified:            #26 10.799 -0.651                        #2  9.479 -0.971
Rick McKinney's MOV: 0.0528 seconds (approximately 11 feet).

Rick McKinney's package: 0.016.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  767 Tim Hall                             6032 Jody Lang                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.046 10.395 124.90                     0.030 10.884 119.57
       SS/JA  Dial: 10.41 (+/-): -0.015          GT/KA  Dial: 10.90 (+/-): -0.016
 Prior rounds:
E2                   0.019 10.386  0.046      (D Bridgewate) 0.036 11.327  0.427
E1    (R Roddel    ) -0.005 10.370 -0.050      (A Loewen    ) 0.024 10.878 -0.012
 Qualified:            #33 10.410 -0.590                       #41 10.964 -0.486
Tim Hall's MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7155 Leo Glasbrennar                         5 Ken Etter                    
E3                   0.039  9.928 130.57     ****WINNER****  0.078 10.108 131.61
       GT/DA  Dial: 9.86 (+/-):  0.068           GT/HA  Dial: 10.10 (+/-):  0.008
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Bichlmeier) 0.041  9.907  0.037      (T Gaynor    ) 0.032 10.091 -0.009
E1    (K Rhoton    ) 0.043 10.159  0.289      (B Earleywine) 0.077 10.085 -0.015
 Qualified:            #28  9.869 -0.631                        #4 10.122 -0.928
Etter gives up a lot of RT, but runs closer to his dial for the close win. MOV: 0.0015 seconds (approximately 3 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   76 Staci Smith                          7117 Jim Rau                      
E3                  -0.016  9.769 123.00     ****WINNER****  0.009 10.942 121.20
       GT/DA  Dial: 9.65 (+/-):  0.119           GT/JA  Dial: 10.97 (+/-): -0.028
 Prior rounds:
E2    (P Cotten    ) -0.007  9.624 -0.026      (G Luneack   ) 0.008 11.001  0.101
E1    (J Larkin    ) 0.044  9.693  0.033      (J Lane      ) 0.001 10.910  0.040
 Qualified:             #8  9.673 -0.827                       #48 10.880 -0.420
Jim Rau's MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1781 Dan Fletcher                         7550 Gary Williams                
E3   ****WINNER****  0.006 10.204 110.98                    -0.092 11.123 118.83
       SS/IA  Dial: 10.07 (+/-):  0.134          SS/MA  Dial: 11.13 (+/-): -0.007
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Fordyce   ) 0.018 10.128  0.058      (A Emmer     ) 0.014 11.130  0.000
E1    (L Scarth    ) 0.054 10.058  0.008      (B Broaddus  ) 0.069 11.138  0.038
 Qualified:            #27 10.055 -0.645                       #19 11.131 -0.719
Dan Fletcher uses up a strong 0.006 RT in the easy win. MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  714 Scott Kelley                            1 Jimmy DeFrank                
E3                   0.042 10.038 130.77     ****WINNER****  0.038  8.840 143.12
       SS/EX  Dial: 9.87 (+/-):  0.168           SS/CM  Dial: 8.75 (+/-):  0.090
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Blakeney  ) 0.106  9.933  0.063      (F Moreno    ) 0.019  8.825  0.055
E1    (T Seipel    ) 0.008  9.972  0.102      (J Kohorst   ) 0.024  9.341  0.591
 Qualified:            #30  9.886 -0.614                       #22  8.809 -0.691
2012 Champ, DeFrank, keeps on going.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  640 Don Thomas                           3231 Harry Doolittle              
E3                  -0.007  9.983 132.79     ****WINNER****  0.018 12.240 108.55
       GT/DA  Dial: 9.95 (+/-):  0.033           SS/OA  Dial: 12.23 (+/-):  0.010
 Prior rounds:
E2    (T Hebert    ) 0.060  9.946 -0.024      (B Lippstreu ) 0.022 12.235  0.015
E1    (D Smith     ) 0.087 10.086  0.096      (B Butner    ) 0.018 12.266  0.006
 Qualified:            #39  9.990 -0.510                       #63 12.258 -0.042
Harry Doolittle's MOV: opponent's red light.

10:51 a.m. Round Four: Hall vs. Cotton; Fletcher vs.Doolittle; McKinney vs. DeFrank; and Etter vs. Rau.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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