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Sun, 09 Jun 2013, 15:20 PM

Pro Nitrous Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





PETERSBURG, Va. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Nitrous at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, Simply Phones U.S. Drags VI:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   88 Matt Suite                            933 Jason Harris                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.088  3.968 185.82                     0.150  3.941 190.11
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J HALL      ) 0.042  4.005 182.65      (E BURNLEY   ) 0.068  3.954 188.96
 Qualified:            #14  4.065 176.60                        #6  3.872 191.62
3:09 p.m. On a holeshot, Suite advances. Harris was late and it cost him.

Matt Suite's incremental margins: 60ft(0.067), 330 ft(0.054). MOV: 0.0352 seconds (approximately 10 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  949 Steve Jackson                        1969 Danny Perry                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.070  3.866 194.44                     0.042  3.947 193.57
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K RUCKER    ) 0.042  4.240 180.91      (J CAMP      ) 0.047  3.905 195.85
 Qualified:             #4  3.870 193.71                        #5  3.872 196.56
Perry almost stole this one, but Jackson's car made up the difference past the 330-foot marker.

Steve Jackson's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.007), 330 ft(0.040). MOV: 0.0537 seconds (approximately 15 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   42 Robert Mathis                          21 Pat Stoken                   
E2                   0.085  3.921 192.99     ****WINNER****  0.091  3.874 194.77
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J DECERBO   ) 0.065  3.887 193.93      (M CASTELLANA) 0.116  3.853 195.85
 Qualified:             #7  3.914 192.52                        #2  3.806 196.85
Mathis had a small edge at the green, but Stoken made that up in the first 60 feet and led the rest of the way, steadily pulling away.

Stoken will have lane choice against Suite in the semifinals.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1903 Randy Weatherford                    1087 Jim Laurita                  
E2                   0.087  3.977 189.20     ****WINNER****  0.139  3.871 196.47
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T FRANKLIN  ) 0.046  4.024 188.62      (R PATRICK   ) 0.084  3.861 196.82
 Qualified:             #8  3.925 190.46                        #1  3.771 198.90
Weatherford had a big advantage as he passed the tree, but Laurita ran a tenth quicker to make up the difference.

Jim Laurita's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.047), 330 ft(0.009). MOV: 0.0544 seconds (approximately 15 feet).

Laurita will not have lane choice against Jackson, by .005 sec.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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