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Sat, 06 Apr 2013, 16:00 PM

K&N Horsepower Challenge Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 1 eliminations in K&N Horsepower Challenge at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 14th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    5 Greg Anderson                           6 Mike Edwards                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.067  6.697 207.53                     0.083  6.694 207.72
 Qualified:            #5 2130                                   #4 2225          
Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 21 percent, barometer 27.78 inches, adjusted altitude 4,259 feet, track temperature 108 degrees.

this is the 10th time Edwards has qualified for the Challenge and the 11th time Anderson has been here. Anderson with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win. Greg Anderson's MOV: 0.0131 seconds (approximately 4 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Vincent Nobile                          4 Erica Enders-Stevens         
E1                   0.026  6.701 206.99     ****WINNER****  0.010  6.688 207.05
 Qualified:            #6  2075                                 #3  2225          
Nobile the defending event Champion and Enders-Stevens third appearance in this special race. Enders-Stevens with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. Erica Enders-Stevens' MOV: 0.0296 seconds (approximately 9 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Jason Line                              7 V. Gaines                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.034  6.698 207.75                     0.058  6.684 207.50
 Qualified:            #2  2300                                 #7   2045          
This is Line's ninth time in the K&N Horsepower Challenge and Gaines seventh and the first time since 2007. Line with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win. Jason Line's MOV: 0.0106 seconds (approximately 3 feet). Line will give up lane choice to Enders-Stevens in the semifinal.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   25 Jeg Coughlin                            1 Allen Johnson                
E1                   0.019  6.675 207.56     ****WINNER****  0.039  6.652 207.53
 Qualified:            Fan Vote                                 #1 2380          
Teammates racing here and Coughlin with the Starting line advantage, but Johnson has the difference made up by 330 feet. Johnson with the quickest pass of the round and will have lane choice over Anderson in the semifinal.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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