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Sun, 16 Jun 2013, 17:14 PM

Pro Modified Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





BRISTOL, Tenn. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Pro Modified at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   43 Rickie Smith                            1 Troy Coughlin                
E4   ****WINNER****  0.061  5.991 240.47                     0.081  5.984 246.26
 Prior rounds:
E3    (R Patrick Jr) 0.132  6.418 163.29      (D Rowe      ) 0.102  6.001 246.53
E2    (P Farber    ) 0.087  5.994 240.38      (M Janis     ) 0.043  6.001 245.54
E1    (C Juliano   ) 0.076  6.230 239.10      (M Knowles   ) 0.079  6.020 246.08
 Qualified:             #3  6.007 241.45                        #4  6.023 246.30
4:56 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 51 percent, barometer 28.46 inches, adjusted altitude 4,093 feet, track temperature 118 degrees.

Coughlin is 2 - 1 against Smith in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round. Smith is the defending event champion.

What a race...and Smith wins it on a holeshot. It was a small one, only two hundredths, but that was enough to win by just over a hundredth. Smith is now 1-0 in final rounds this year, 3-1 career.

Rickie Smith's incremental margins: 60ft(0.049), 330 ft(0.094), 660ft(0.060), 1,000ft(0.035). MOV: 0.0137 seconds (approximately 5 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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