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Sun, 07 Apr 2013, 17:25 PM

Top Sportsman Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





TULSA, Okla. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman 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
  451 Bob Gulitti                            53 Rick Wilson                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.016  4.371 157.26                     0.049  4.421 159.23
          TS  Dial: 4.35 (+/-):  0.021              TS  Dial: 4.40 (+/-):  0.021
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Piepke    ) 0.062  4.358 -0.002      (D Hance     ) 0.056  4.415  0.025
 Qualified:             #3  4.346 168.39                        #6  4.397 160.02
4:15 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 72 degrees, relative humidity 60 percent, barometer 29.06 inches, adjusted altitude 2,185 feet, track temperature 78 degrees.

Bob Gulitti gets the head staert at the green for the win. MOV: 0.0332 seconds (approximately 8 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5830 Josha Vettel                          828 Gary Vance                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.025  4.384 151.12                     0.015  4.893 151.66
          TS  Dial: 4.31 (+/-):  0.074              TS  Dial: 4.47 (+/-):  0.423
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Reid      ) 0.080  4.338  0.008      (M Withers   ) 0.046  4.484  0.014
 Qualified:             #5  4.353 163.22                        #7  4.486 157.14
Vance gets the head start and has to pedal, when the car gets loose. Vettelis gone for the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 449J Stewart Johnson                      5472 Jim Sackuvich                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.025  4.740 155.70                     0.027  4.182 163.83
          TS  Dial: 4.63 (+/-):  0.110              TS  Dial: 4.06 (+/-):  0.122
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Holt      ) 0.072  4.639  0.019                     0.126  4.145  0.095
 Qualified:             #9  4.626 151.46                        #1  4.118 176.10
Johnson cars goes right towards the guard rail at the green and then Sackuvich has a wiggle down track. Johnson recovers for the win.

He will face Gulitti in round three,

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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