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Sun, 21 Apr 2013, 15:14 PM

Pro Modified Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





CONCORD, N.C. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Modified at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Fourth annual Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals fueled by Full Throttle:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    9 Steve Matusek                          10 Kenny Lang                   
E3                   0.042  6.936 153.40     ****WINNER****  0.031  5.944 246.17
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Smith     ) 0.062  6.213 240.12      (V Smith     ) 0.050  5.951 245.54
E1    (M Janis     ) 0.065  5.987 250.55      (D Winters   ) 0.150  6.401 173.52
 Qualified:            #11  6.074 243.68                        #2  5.931 247.20
Lang is 1 - 0 against Matusek in prior events. Lang is out of the gate first and never trailed for the win. Matusek started to get loose and clicked off. Lang is going to his third final round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 5011 Mike Knowles                            1 Troy Coughlin                
E3                   0.048  5.967 247.25     ****WINNER****  0.049  5.882 248.25
 Prior rounds:
E2    (C Satterfiel) 0.064  6.158 239.70      (M Castellana) 0.040  5.902 247.84
E1    (D Rowe      ) 0.060  5.963 241.67      (C King      ) 0.034  5.909 248.52
 Qualified:            #16  9.339 100.92                        #5  5.963 243.72
Knowles and Coughlin have each won 1 times against the other in prior events. They leave together and then it is all Coughlin for the win. Coughlin with the quickest pass of the day and he will have lane choice over Lang in the final. Troy Coughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.995 sec., 330ft-2.683, 660ft-3.922/205.98 mph, 1,000ft-4.981. Coughlin is going to his fifth final.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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