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Sun, 07 Apr 2013, 15:28 PM

Top Dragster Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





TULSA, Okla. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Dragster at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, X-DRL Spring Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4979 Wade Pennington                      5790 J R Lobner                   
E2                   0.079  4.290 166.93     ****WINNER****  0.030  4.402 157.37
          TD  Dial: 4.27 (+/-):  0.020              TD  Dial: 4.37 (+/-):  0.032
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K DVORAK    ) 0.038  4.603  0.303      (L EIDSON    ) 0.016  4.429  0.069
 Qualified:            #12  4.266 168.79                       #18  4.365 160.29
2:15 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 53 percent, barometer 29.12 inches, adjusted altitude 2,298 feet, track temperature 84 degrees.

J R Lobner gets the hole shot win. MOV: 0.0371 seconds (approximately 9 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5567 Matt Driskell                        4110 Cody Moore                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.025  4.244 159.06                     0.020  4.411 151.90
          TD  Dial: 4.24 (+/-):  0.004              TD  Dial: 4.39 (+/-):  0.021
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R WILSON    ) 0.009  4.307  0.097      (D THOMPSON  ) 0.037  4.407  0.037
 Qualified:            #11  4.222 166.09                       #17  4.360 157.71
Just 0.005 difference at the green and Matt Driskell comes from behind for the close win. MOV: 0.0121 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 344X Bob Henry                            4962 Scott Barker                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.019  4.331 161.15                    -0.005  4.164 168.81
          TD  Dial: 4.33 (+/-):  0.001              TD  Dial: 4.17 (+/-): -0.006
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D AYDELOTT  ) 0.031  4.336  0.036      (S BEENY     ) 0.023  4.185  0.045
 Qualified:            #15  4.316 161.94                        #9  4.154 169.81
Bob Henry runs 0.001 to his dial in the win. MOV: opponent's -0.005 red light.

He faces J.R. Lobner next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4357 Jeremy Maples                        453A Bradley Thompson             
E2                   0.020  4.289 160.65     ****WINNER****  0.005  4.098 174.96
          TD  Dial: 4.30 (+/-): -0.011              TD  Dial: 4.10 (+/-): -0.002
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T BROWN     ) 0.063  4.598  0.328      (M SECREST   ) -0.004  4.124  0.034
 Qualified:            #13  4.282 162.45                        #7  4.102 178.90
Bradley Thompson has a strong 0.005 light and just misses his dial in the win. MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0060 seconds (approximately 17 inches) in a double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4500 Coby Jones                           440M Mallori Rodgers              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.021  4.147 177.28                     0.023  4.197 166.87
          TD  Dial: 4.11 (+/-):  0.037              TD  Dial: 4.14 (+/-):  0.057
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J LOBNER    ) 0.020  4.122  0.062      (K LAWRENCE  ) 0.076  4.184  0.054
 Qualified:             #4  4.076 168.81                       #10  4.163 170.19
Coby Jones leaves 0.002 ahead of Rodgers at the green and runs closer to his dial for the win. MOV: 0.0222 seconds (approximately 5 feet). He will see Thompson in the other lane next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4608 Michael Kile                         4298 Jerry Holt                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.036  4.098 173.49                    -0.010  4.136 174.59
          TD  Dial: 4.09 (+/-):  0.008              TD  Dial: 4.13 (+/-):  0.006
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D REID      ) 0.055  4.097  0.037      (D NELSON    ) 0.036  4.141  0.021
 Qualified:             #1  3.977 183.12                        #8  4.136 174.89
Michael Kile's MOV: opponent's -0.010 red light.

2:26 p.m. He faces Driskell in round three.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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