Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Sat, 11 May 2013, 12:30 PM

Pro Stock Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





COMMERCE, Ga. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 33rd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   41 Rodger Brogdon                          7 V. Gaines                    
E1                   0.056  9.802  93.11     ****WINNER****  0.021  6.626 209.23
 Qualified:             #9  6.619 209.10                        #8  6.616 209.82
Weather conditions: air temperature 79 degrees, relative humidity 60 percent, barometer 29.20 inches, adjusted altitude 2,899 feet, track temperature 98 degrees.

Brogdon is 5 - 1 against Gaines in prior events. Brogdon is 5 - 1 against Gaines in prior events. Gaines with a great reaction time and never trailed as Brogdon got real loose right at the hit before he lifted.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Vincent Nobile                          2 Jason Line                   
E1                   0.013  7.307 143.92     ****WINNER****  0.019  6.615 209.62
 Qualified:            #10  6.623 208.91                        #7  6.609 209.69
Line is 8 - 6 against Nobile in prior events. Nobile with the slight starting line, but Line had the lead by 100 feet and never trailed from there on for the win. Nobile got out of the groove and close to the centerline before he pushed in the clutch.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Erica Enders-Stevens                   11 Shane Gray                   
E1                   0.041  6.652 208.30     ****WINNER****  0.030  6.618 209.01
 Qualified:            #11  6.632 208.49                        #6  6.608 209.56
Enders-Stevens is 9 - 2 against Gray in prior events. Gray is out of the gate first and never trailed for the win. Shane Gray's MOV: 0.0455 seconds (approximately 14 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  445 Greg Stanfield                          1 Allen Johnson                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.041  6.642 207.37                     0.070  6.632 208.84
 Qualified:            #12  6.632 207.85                        #5  6.601 209.52
Johnson is 19 - 9 against Stanfield in prior events. Stanfield with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win. Greg Stanfield's MOV: 0.0196 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4264 Chris McGaha                            5 Greg Anderson                
E1                   0.050 11.578  75.57     ****WINNER****  0.026  6.623 209.33
 Qualified:            #13  6.635 209.07                        #4  6.600 209.79
Anderson is 2 - 1 against McGaha in prior events. Anderson with a great reaction time and never trailed as McGaha was real loose right at the hit and clicked it off. Anderson will have lane choice over Stanfield in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  208 Warren Johnson                          6 Mike Edwards                 
E1                   0.032  6.706 206.80     ****WINNER****  0.022  6.612 209.62
 Qualified:            #16  6.656 208.17                        #1  6.583 210.57
This is Warren Johnson's 33rd Atlanta race and he is the only pro driver to have been at every race here.

This is the 6th time this year that Mike Edwards has been number one and that makes it the fourth time in the last five years that he has had at least six number one spots. Mike has 398 round wins coming into eliminations.

Edwards is 30 - 16 against Johnson in prior events.

Edwards with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. Edwards with the quickest pass of this round and will have lane choice over Gaines in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   10 Larry Morgan                           25 Jeg Coughlin                 
E1                   0.022  6.693 207.50     ****WINNER****  0.029  6.615 209.04
 Qualified:            #15  6.641 208.97                        #2  6.590 209.75
Jeg Coughlin has 496 round wins starting the day. Larry Morgan has been to 27 Atlanta races. Morgan with the starting line advantage and Jeg got the lead by 100 feet and takes the win. He matched Line's E.T. but Line will get lane based on his faster mph.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   21 Kurt Johnson                          317 Rickie Jones                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.063  6.664 206.64                     0.017  6.783 165.58
 Qualified:            #14  6.640 207.56                        #3  6.596 210.11
This is Rickie Jones' best starting spot in the Pro Stock class, This will be Kurt Johnson's 21st race in Atlanta, a track he considers his "home track." Johnson is 2 - 1 against Jones in prior events. Jones with the starting line advantage and had the lead at 1000 feet when the chutes came out and Johnson was able to drive around him for the win. Kurt Johnson's MOV: 0.0734 seconds (approximately 18 feet). Johnson will give up lane choice to Gray in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Apr 15- CHARLOTTE 1 - Special Awards
Apr 15- CHARLOTTE 1 - Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wrap Up
Apr 14- CHARLOTTE 1 - Super Stock Final, Round 7 Eliminations
Apr 13- CHARLOTTE 1 - Sunday Wrap Up
Apr 13- CHARLOTTE 1 - Championship Points
Apr 13- CHARLOTTE 1 - Bonus Points
Apr 13- CHARLOTTE 1 - Summary of Eliminations in Top Fuel
Apr 13- CHARLOTTE 1 - Summary of Eliminations in Funny Car
Apr 13- CHARLOTTE 1 - Summary of Eliminations in Pro Stock
Apr 13- CHARLOTTE 1 - Summary of Eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle

Copyright ©2014 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035