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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 13:56 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals:

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  751 Steve Johnson                           1 Eddie Krawiec                
E2                   0.002  6.986 191.51     ****WINNER****  0.017  6.950 191.95
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Underdahl ) 0.072  7.004 190.54      (A Smith     ) 0.034  6.955 191.73
 Qualified:             #3  6.941 193.16                       #11  6.986 190.40
1:48 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 62 percent, barometer 29.13 inches, adjusted altitude 3,342 feet.

Krawiec is 12 - 4 against Johnson in prior events.

Both Johnson and krawiec won their 200th round when they won in the first round. Johnson gets off the line first, then Krawiec goes around him before they reach half track and pulls away for the win.

Eddie Krawiec's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.009), 330 ft(-0.001), 660ft(0.006), 1,000ft(0.017). MOV: 0.0218 seconds (approximately 6 feet).


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    7 Scotty Pollacheck                     412 Michael Phillips             
E2   ****WINNER****  0.021  7.006 190.89                           No Time      
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Hines     ) 0.025  6.941 192.77      (H Arana Jr  ) 0.009 17.392  37.89
 Qualified:            #10  6.967 191.38                       #15  7.010 192.06
This is the first time Pollacheck and Phillips have faced each other in eliminations.

Phillips could not make the call to the line giving Pollacheck the single run.

Krawiec will have lane choice over Pollacheck in round three.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Michael Ray                             6 Matt Smith                   
E2                   0.057  6.934 193.54     ****WINNER****  0.022  6.955 192.08
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Gann      ) 0.075  6.941 194.18      (H Arana     ) 0.013  6.984 191.54
 Qualified:             #1  6.912 194.77                        #8  6.965 191.67
Ray is 2 - 1 against Smith in prior events.

Smith gets the advantage off the line and holds off Ray for the holeshot win.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  301 Adam Arana                           1528 John Hall                    
E2                  -0.079  7.159 160.19     ****WINNER**** -0.010  6.959 191.32
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L Tonglet   ) 0.024  6.930 193.65      (M Berry     ) 0.047  6.924 190.86
 Qualified:             #5  6.942 192.22                        #4  6.942 193.07
Hall is 1 - 0 against Arana in prior events.

Arana leaves way too early and gives the win to Hall.

Smith will have lane choice over Hall in round three.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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