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Sat, 18 May 2013, 18:35 PM

Pro Nitrous Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BELLE ROSE, La. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, Bash on the Bayou:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   42 Robert Mathis                        1001 Bill Glidden                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.084  4.190 179.06                     0.074  4.383 131.84
 Qualified:             #4  3.877 169.83                        #5  4.023 186.90
5:20 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 99 degrees, relative humidity 37 percent, barometer 29.98 inches, adjusted altitude 2,886 feet.

Both cars are on and off the throttle, as the cars get loose off the line.

Robert Mathis finally gets by after mid-track to take the win. MOV: 0.1832 seconds (approximately 35 feet).

Robert Mathis' incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.015), 330 ft(-0.055). MOV: 0.1832 seconds (approximately 35 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 5472 Jim Sackwich                               Bye
E1   ****WINNER****  0.140  4.129 178.28     
 Qualified:             #6  4.025 182.43                     Bye
Stoken is broke, so Sackwich gets the free pass to round two. He leaves hard and then strokes out of the throttle on his single.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4914 Jeff Naiser                          1969 Duke Snyder                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.072  4.029 184.30                     0.108  4.081 178.33
 Qualified:             #2  3.866 192.74                        #7  4.238 169.32
Snyder is late off the line and gives Naiser the win.

He will have lane choice over Sackwich in round two.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  360 Bob Rahaim                           1087 Jim Laurita                  
E1                   0.071  6.402  86.79     ****WINNER****  0.079  3.884 195.39
 Qualified:             #8  4.870 109.09                        #1  3.813 196.53
Rahaim's Camaro shakes and spins right off the line and drives towards the center line. Jim Laurita gets the easy win. MOV: 0.0884 seconds (approximately 23 feet).

He will have lane choice over Mathis in the next round.

5:29 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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