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Sat, 15 Jun 2013, 15:53 PM

Top Sportsman Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





MADISON, Ill. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, X-Treme Gateway Showdown:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3117 Mike Kikenes                           53 Rick Wilson                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.019  4.571 152.90                     0.039  4.461 138.43
          TS  Dial: 4.54 (+/-):  0.031              TS  Dial: 4.30 (+/-):  0.161
 Qualified:             #5  4.450 157.10                        #2  4.251 168.47
2:44 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 91 degrees, relative humidity 44 percent, barometer 29.53 inches, adjusted altitude 2,848 feet, track temperature 136 degrees.

Kikenes is away first and takes the easy win, as Wilson slows on the top end.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2023 Jim Brown                             516 Doug Woody                   
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.050  4.810 146.16
          TS  Dial: 4.21 (+/-): 95.789              TS  Dial: 4.81 (+/-):  0.000
 Qualified:             #3  4.310 174.98                        #6  4.779 146.67
Brown can't get the car to start, so Woody gets a free pass to round two. He runs right on his dial to boot!

He will race Kikenes in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  412 Randell Reid                          451 Bob Gulitti                  
E1                   0.029  4.492 158.09     ****WINNER****  0.042  4.226 159.23
          TS  Dial: 4.44 (+/-):  0.052              TS  Dial: 4.22 (+/-):  0.006
 Qualified:             #4  4.404 159.95                        #1  4.177 170.51
The winner will get a bye run to the finals.

Gulitti is second off the line, but runs 0.006 to his dial in to take the eight foot win.

2:51 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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