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Sat, 18 May 2013, 21:02 PM

Top Sportsman Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BELLE ROSE, La. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman 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
  451 Bob Gulitti                          477F Earl Folse                   
E3                   0.038  4.237 162.20     ****WINNER****  0.021  4.583 124.48
          TS  Dial: 4.24 (+/-): -0.003              TS  Dial: 4.26 (+/-):  0.323
 Prior rounds:
E2    (V HODA      ) 0.040  4.253 -0.027      (R Reid      ) 0.184  7.863  3.593
E1    (M BOESCH    ) 0.044  4.279 -0.001      (W COLLINS   ) 0.027  4.340  0.060
 Qualified:             #1  4.137 175.18                        #3  4.209 174.46
7:53 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 88 degrees, relative humidity 50 percent, barometer 29.95 inches, adjusted altitude 2,228 feet.

Luck is good!Folse gets a small starting line advantage and then has the car drive hard towards the center line. He almost stays with it too long and just keeps from crossing the center line.

Gulitti gives away an easy win by breaking out by just -0.003!


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  405 Keith Raftery                         477 Bert Prejean                 
E3                   0.025  4.281 168.05     ****WINNER****  0.015  4.320 153.02
          TS  Dial: 4.17 (+/-):  0.111              TS  Dial: 4.29 (+/-):  0.030
 Prior rounds:
E2    (C GULITTI   ) 0.019  4.204  0.024      (D WEAVER    ) 0.012  4.361  0.041
E1    (A BOGGS     ) 0.009  4.245  0.065      (J MOHANA    ) 0.021  4.347  0.037
 Qualified:             #2  4.150 176.03                        #4  4.304 166.62
Bert Prejean from start to finish. He gets away first and Raftery slows on the top end. MOV: 0.0912 seconds (approximately 22 feet).

7:57 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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