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Sat, 02 Mar 2013, 10:30 AM

Super Street Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





CHANDLER, Ariz. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Super Street at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, event at Firebird International Raceway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7800 Mike Decarolis                       6130 Steve Lowe                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.026 10.938 130.23                    -0.013 10.983 131.46
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.038           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.083
 Prior rounds:
E2    (T White     ) 0.005 10.970  0.070      (R Beaver    ) 0.029 10.940  0.040
E1    (Bye         ) 0.069 10.950  0.050      (E Ferguson  ) 0.056 10.925  0.025
 Qualified:            #17 10.950  0.050                       #10 10.925  0.025
8:17 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 53 degrees, relative humidity 30 percent, barometer 28.99 inches, adjusted altitude 844 feet, track temperature 57 degrees.

Mike Decarolis' MOV: opponent's red light.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7447 Bob Richmond                         5609 Dennis Padilla Sr.           
E3   ****WINNER****  0.029 10.899 126.05                     0.028 10.891 147.01
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.001           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.009
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Garafola  ) 0.011 10.927  0.027      (G Reust     ) 0.020 10.907  0.007
E1    (K Kleinewebe) 0.018 10.891 -0.009      (J Mabry     ) 0.026 10.991  0.091
 Qualified:            #30 10.891 -0.009                       #22 10.991  0.091
Bob Richmond's MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 B700 Dennis Blehm                         7793 Gary Thompson                
E3                   0.326 10.844 127.98     ****WINNER****  0.020 11.036 114.50
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.056           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.136
 Prior rounds:
E2    (Bye         ) 0.054 11.047  0.147      (B Downing   ) 0.029 10.926  0.026
E1    (B Chamberlai) 0.015 10.902  0.002      (J Mace      ) 0.041 10.925  0.025
 Qualified:             #1 10.902  0.002                        #9 10.925  0.025
Gary Thompson's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.1140 seconds (approximately 21 feet), opponent broke out after a very late light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 L702 Rich Lash                            7638 Mark Yeager                  
E3                   0.034 10.872 122.14     ****WINNER****  0.014 10.930 151.87
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.028           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.030
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Gee       ) 0.046 10.931  0.031      (R Freeman   ) 0.040 10.945  0.045
E1    (T Smith     ) 0.002 11.160  0.260      (T Harkema   ) 0.051 10.911  0.011
 Qualified:            #28 11.160  0.260                        #5 10.911  0.011
Mark Yeager takes a 0.014 light to round four, where he races G. Thompson. MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7220 Jed Dahar                              72 Al Alguire                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.013 10.915 110.08                     0.041 10.908 155.70
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.015           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.008
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Bond      ) 0.009 10.951  0.051      (J Kaufman   ) 0.023 10.949  0.049
E1    (K Bailey    ) 0.011 10.920  0.020      (S Rollins   ) 0.017 10.945  0.045
 Qualified:             #8 10.920  0.020                       #16 10.945  0.045
Alguire runs just 0.008 to the index, but Jed Dahar has a much better RT. MOV: 0.0213 seconds (approximately 5 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7443 Hunter Walker                         717 John Bycroft                 
E3                   0.042 10.870 134.87     ****WINNER****  0.041 10.896 133.88
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.030           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.004
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S Allen     ) 1.181 10.835 -0.065      (D Downing   ) 0.053 10.918  0.018
E1    (B Polvadore ) 0.019 10.906  0.006      (G Ericksen  ) 0.068 11.080  0.180
 Qualified:             #4 10.906  0.006                       #27 11.080  0.180
John Bycroft's MOV: Double breakout. He races Dehar later.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 711T Anthony Broussard                    6501 Gerry Epp                    
E3                   0.029 10.899 152.00     ****WINNER****  0.035 10.913 150.45
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.001           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.013
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Sauder    ) 0.034 10.918  0.018      (N Alejandre ) 0.011 10.993  0.093
E1    (B Griffey   ) 0.021 11.072  0.172      (J Dexter    ) 0.080 10.964  0.064
 Qualified:            #26 11.072  0.172                       #18 10.964  0.064
Gerry Epp's MOV: Opponent broke out by just -0.001!

He will face Richmond later.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7047 Mike Blodgett Jr.                    7381 David Thompson               
E3   ****WINNER****  0.006 10.979 121.65                     0.043 11.018 138.87
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.079           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.118
 Prior rounds:
E2    (C Hawk Jr   ) 0.027 10.988  0.088      (J Helmin    ) 0.006 10.989  0.089
E1    (J Hennessey ) 0.027 10.913  0.013      (D Akard     ) 0.040 11.242  0.342
 Qualified:             #6 10.913  0.013                       #29 11.242  0.342
Mike Blodgett Jr. uses a great 0.006 light for the win. MOV: 0.0765 seconds (approximately 16 feet).

He races Decarolis in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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