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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 14:18 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 3 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 3 eliminations in Competition Eliminator 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
   15 Calvin Hill                            38 Robert Bailey                
E3                  -0.002  9.800 100.20     ****WINNER****  0.009  7.576 126.49
        D/EA Index: 8.70 (+/-):  1.100            A/ED Index: 7.21 (+/-):  0.366
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Brown     ) 0.058  8.191 -0.599      (C Haubiel   ) 0.068  7.499  0.289
E1    (B Massel    ) 0.003  8.287 -0.523      (S Biondo    ) -0.013  6.970 -0.240
 Qualified:             #5  8.221 -0.589                       #17  6.675 -0.535
2:14 p.m. Hill just misses the tree and gives the win to Bailey.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1251 Joe Carnasciale                        34 Brian Browell                
E3                  -0.006 10.877  89.70     ****WINNER**** -0.017  8.199 109.26
       I/SMA Index: 9.67 (+/-):  1.207             D/D Index: 7.79 (+/-):  0.409
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Treadwell ) 0.029  9.312 -0.358      (G Kamplain  ) 0.027  7.838  0.048
E1    (J Greenheck ) 0.001  9.172 -0.498      (D Algeri    ) 0.028  7.478 -0.312
 Qualified:            #26  9.198 -0.472                       #14  7.249 -0.541
Carnasciale leaves a little too quickly; Browell backs off the throttle about 1000 feet out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 199K Kyle Cultrera                         205 Rick Hord                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.025  9.070 136.22                     0.004  6.958 208.97
        H/EA Index: 9.57 (+/-): -0.500            CC/A Index: 7.40 (+/-): -0.442
 Prior rounds:
E2    (A Martel    ) 0.001  9.061 -0.549      (R Skillman  ) 0.072  6.898 -0.582
E1    (L Pritchett ) 0.019  9.102 -0.508      (P Ross Sr   ) 0.148  6.974 -0.566
 Qualified:             #4  9.008 -0.602                        #8  6.969 -0.571
Hord gets off the line with the advnatage but Cultrera holds him off and takes the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   37 Steve Ambrose                        3308 John Frech                   
E3                   0.355  9.418 102.35     ****WINNER****  0.043  8.046 154.21
        J/AA Index: 8.35 (+/-):  1.068             F/D Index: 8.57 (+/-): -0.524
 Prior rounds:
E2    (F Allen     ) 0.051  7.843 -0.507      (M Lyons     ) 0.055  8.522 -0.048
E1    (B Butner    ) -0.005  8.665  0.315      (F Affronti  ) 0.095  8.069 -0.521
 Qualified:            #19  7.831 -0.519                        #7  8.016 -0.574
Ambrose is really late off the line and can't run down Frech.

In the next round it will be Bailey vs. Frech and Browell vs. Cultrera.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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