Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 12:28 PM

Pro Stock Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Jason Line                              5 Greg Anderson                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.002  6.661 208.39                    -0.027  6.658 208.65
 Qualified:             #9  6.645 208.52                        #8  6.638 208.59
Weather conditions: air temperature 78 degrees, relative humidity 67 percent, barometer 29.15 inches, adjusted altitude 3,011 feet.

Anderson has won this event twice. Anderson is 26 - 21 against Line in prior events. Anderson is too quick on the tree and turns on the red light to give his teammate the easy win. This is only Anderson's 18th red light in 804 rounds of competition.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   41 Rodger Brogdon                        317 Rickie Jones                 
E1                   0.037  6.663 207.98     ****WINNER****  0.017  6.633 208.84
 Qualified:            #10  6.653 208.91                        #7  6.632 209.20
Jones is 3 - 0 against Brogdon in prior events. Jones with the starting line advantage and never trailed as he almost matched his qualify time. Rickie Jones' MOV: 0.0505 seconds (approximately 15 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  452 Steve Kent                              3 Vincent Nobile               
E1                   0.094  6.837 204.23     ****WINNER****  0.043  6.654 208.04
 Qualified:            #11  6.655 208.07                        #6  6.629 208.75
Nobile has won this event the last two years. Kent is 1 - 0 against Nobile in prior events. Nobile with the starting line advantage and never trailed for his ninth consecutive event round wins.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   10 Larry Morgan                           11 Shane Gray                   
E1                   0.043  6.677 206.83     ****WINNER****  0.042  6.610 209.65
 Qualified:            #12  6.658 208.07                        #5  6.618 209.17
Gray is 4 - 0 against Morgan in prior events. They leave together with Gray getting the slight starting line advantage and then runs his quickest pass of the weekend for the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  150 Kenny Delco                             7 V. Gaines                    
E1                   0.075  7.133 146.45     ****WINNER****  0.118  6.630 209.36
 Qualified:            #13  6.757 205.91                        #4  6.616 209.56
This is the first time Delco and Gaines have faced each other in eliminations. Delco with the starting line advantage, but then clicked it off early as he shook. Gaines is able to chase him down by half track. Gaines will give up lane choice to Gray in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  547 Mark Hogan                              6 Mike Edwards                 
E1                   0.199  8.925 106.51     ****WINNER****  0.104  6.609 209.52
 Qualified:            #15  6.802 203.80                        #2  6.601 209.92
This is the first time Hogan and Edwards have faced each other in eliminations. Edwards with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. He runs low E.T of the round. He will have lane choice over Jones in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
        Bye                                   1 Allen Johnson                
E1                                            ****WINNER****  0.065  6.603 209.20
 Qualified:                                                       #1  6.592 209.75
This is the first time in 291 race day starts that Johnson has got a bye. Johnson with the quickest pass of the round. and he will have lane choice over Line in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  326 Steve Spiess                           25 Jeg Coughlin                 
E1                   0.203  6.742 205.76     ****WINNER****  0.039  6.611 209.39
 Qualified:            #14  6.788 205.88                        #3  6.614 208.91
Coughlin is 4 - 0 against Spiess in prior events. Coughlin with the huge starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. He will have lane choice over Nobile in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Jul 12- NORWALK - Through the Lens of Gary Nastase
Jul 11- FEATURE- Reyes on Tour: Beech Bend Hot Rod Reunion Part 2
Jul 09- DENVER - Fact Sheet
Jul 09- FEATURE- Reyes on Tour: Beech Bend Hot Rod Reunion Part 1
Jul 08- NORWALK - Special Awards
Jul 08- NORWALK - Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wrap Up
Jul 08- NORWALK - Pro Mod Sunday Wrap Up
Jul 06- NORWALK - Sunday Wrap Up
Jul 06- NORWALK - Championship Points
Jul 06- NORWALK - Pro Mod Championship Points

Copyright ©2014 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035