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Mon, 11 Mar 2013, 14:05 PM

Nostalgia Eliminator I Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Nostalgia Eliminator I at the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series 2013, 55th Annual March Meet:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   11 Dan Schrokosch                       7713 Dale Taros                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.017  7.610 173.43                     0.017  7.619 167.95
         NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-):  0.010             NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-):  0.019
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Crisp     ) 0.012  7.850  0.250      (J Charlton  ) 0.024  7.600  0.000
 Qualified:             #5  7.619  0.019                       #11  7.649  0.049
10:51 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 58 degrees, relative humidity 60 percent, barometer 29.52 inches, adjusted altitude 551 feet.

Identical RT's and Dan Schrokosch's MOV: 0.0097 seconds (approximately 2 feet). Just 0.009 in the lights.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 700M Jimmy Morosan                        E737 Mark Whynaught               
E2                   0.049  7.573 171.27     ****WINNER****  0.039  7.603 167.16
         NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-): -0.027             NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-):  0.003
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Tietz     ) 0.112  7.523 -0.077      (G Johns     ) 0.028  7.695  0.095
 Qualified:            #12  7.654  0.054                        #6  7.620  0.020
Mark Whynaught runs 0.003 to the index for the win. MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7144 Hans Jakob                           V797 Jason Barta                  
E2                   0.033  7.750 145.58     ****WINNER****  0.151  7.610 171.51
         NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-):  0.150             NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-):  0.010
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Ward      ) 0.035  7.615  0.015      (C Edwards   ) 0.034  7.621  0.021
 Qualified:            #26  7.556 -0.044                        #7  7.620  0.020
Jason Barta is late and still gets the close win, as Jakob can't run the index. MOV: 0.0226 seconds (approximately 5 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 G779 Dave Gruzen                          7795 Alan Hull                    
E2                  -0.329  7.496 174.84     ****WINNER****  0.005  7.553 174.77
         NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-): -0.104             NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-): -0.047
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Raymond   ) 0.066  7.827  0.227      (K Upton     ) 0.009  7.654  0.054
 Qualified:             #8  7.623  0.023                        #2  7.608  0.008
Winner gets a bye run next round. Gruzen jumps the light by a ton and gives the free pass to Hull. He had a great 0.005 light to boot.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
        Bye                                7284 Mark Capps                   
E2                                            ****WINNER****  0.050  7.485 191.02
                                                   NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-): -0.115
 Prior rounds:
E1                                           (C Ferre     ) -0.031  7.632  0.032
 Qualified:                                                       #1  7.608  0.008
Capps gets the bye run and will race Schrokosch later.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7310 Brad Denney                          8702 Paul Sattler                 
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.206  8.335 106.22
         NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-): 92.399             NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-):  0.735
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Stafford  ) 0.028  7.970  0.370      (R Frye      ) 0.265  8.123  0.523
 Qualified:             #3  7.611  0.011                        #9  7.630  0.030
Denny leaves before the tree, so Sattler gets the automatic win.

He races Whynaught in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  689 Steve Schoenfeld                     C733 Ed Cook                      
E2   ****WINNER****  0.026  7.667 169.17                           No Time      
         NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-):  0.067             NE1 Index: 7.60 (+/-): 92.399
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Schiebel  ) 0.043  7.669  0.069      (R Winkle    ) -0.022  7.891  0.291
 Qualified:            #10  7.642  0.042                        #4  7.612  0.012
Cook is a no show, so Schoenfeld gets a single. He races Barta in round 3.

11:02 a.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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