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Sat, 15 Jun 2013, 16:08 PM

Top Dragster Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





MADISON, Ill. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Top Dragster 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
 4X3R Darrell Reid                         2850 Kevin McClain                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.007  4.390 145.13                     1.225  4.949 133.47
          TD  Dial: 4.30 (+/-):  0.090              TD  Dial: 4.91 (+/-):  0.039
 Qualified:             #5  4.296 163.47                       #11  4.892 135.09
2:53 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.

MCClain leaves after Reid.

Reed goes to round two, starting with a nice 0.007 RT.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   39 Phillip Oakley                       2507 Kayla McClain                
E1                   0.017  4.313 162.51     ****WINNER****  0.016  4.760 142.32
          TD  Dial: 4.26 (+/-):  0.053              TD  Dial: 4.74 (+/-):  0.020
 Qualified:             #2  4.210 168.64                        #8  4.710 147.39
Two good leaves, just 0.001 difference at the green. Kayla McClain takes the win and will face Reid next round. MOV: 0.0348 seconds (approximately 8 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3322 Tim Paap                              511 Jim England                  
E1                   0.038  4.521 149.28     ****WINNER****  0.026  4.816 132.59
          TD  Dial: 4.46 (+/-):  0.061              TD  Dial: 4.80 (+/-):  0.016
 Qualified:             #3  4.279 161.73                        #9  4.755 146.23
Jim England has the better package for the win. MOV: 0.0573 seconds (approximately 13 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5015 Marty Turks                          4500 Coby Jones                   
E1                   0.052  4.640 149.95     ****WINNER****  0.021  4.069 180.16
          TD  Dial: 4.58 (+/-):  0.060              TD  Dial: 4.03 (+/-):  0.039
 Qualified:             #7  4.583 151.17                        #1  3.951 183.54
Coby Jones gets the win, as Turks looked to have dumped in the lights. MOV: 0.0523 seconds (approximately 12 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3362 Mike Crick                           5649 Rick Wilson                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.035  4.958 133.70                     0.003  4.618 151.24
          TD  Dial: 4.94 (+/-):  0.018              TD  Dial: 4.55 (+/-):  0.068
 Qualified:            #12  4.964 136.29                        #6  4.535 154.12
Wilson cuts a 0.003 light and Mike Crick stays in front for the win. MOV: 0.0182 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

He will race England in round two.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 309R Jason Phillips                         35 Dan Phelps                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.020  4.804 145.09                           No Time      
          TD  Dial: 4.78 (+/-):  0.024              TD  Dial: 4.78 (+/-): 95.219
 Qualified:            #10  4.764 146.05                        #4  4.283 164.09
Phelps is a no show, as he performed a spectacular blow over in session three last night.

3:05 p.m. Phillips faces Jones in round next.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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