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Sun, 07 Apr 2013, 18:15 PM

Pro Turbo Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





TULSA, Okla. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Precision Turbo & Engine Pro Turbo 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
   13 Mike Murillo                            9 Steve Matusek                
E1                   0.019  4.720 115.92     ****WINNER****  0.043  4.022 192.69
 Qualified:             #3  4.001 197.83                        #4  4.011 195.08
5:02 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 70 degrees, relative humidity 67 percent, barometer 29.05 inches, adjusted altitude 2,075 feet, track temperature 75 degrees.

MUrillo gets a big head start and then has the car slow.

Matusek is out in front before the sixty foot lights and just drives away for the easy win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4588 Todd Moyer                            420 Dennis Sugrue                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.085  3.953 177.95                     0.009  4.288 188.99
 Qualified:             #2  3.955 198.99                        #5  4.331 183.19
Winner races Matusek next round.

Sugrue gives it a valiant try with a 0.009 RT, but Moyer is ahead before 60 feet and runs better than he qualified for the easy win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  203 Eric Dillard                         1277 David Hance                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.073  3.827 208.52                     0.048  3.945 197.86
 Qualified:             #1  3.796 209.79                        #6  4.332 187.86
Dillard has problems at the end of the burnout and is slow to get the car moving back to the line.

Hance pulls a rabbit out of his hat with a better RT and an ET much better than he qualified with, but Dillard has BIG POWER and drives on by early to get the win and the bye run to the finals next round.

5:12 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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