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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 14:54 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 3 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
    3 Vincent Nobile                          6 Mike Edwards                 
E3                   0.038  6.663 208.49     ****WINNER****  0.047  6.635 208.94
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Coughlin  ) 0.022  6.652 208.26      (R Jones     ) 0.006  6.638 209.04
E1    (S Kent      ) 0.043  6.654 208.04      (M Hogan     ) 0.104  6.609 209.52
 Qualified:             #6  6.629 208.75                        #2  6.601 209.92
Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 62 percent, barometer 29.10 inches, adjusted altitude 3,315 feet.

Nobile and Edwards have each won 6 times against the other in prior events. Nobile is out of the gate first, but Edwards chases him down by 300 feet and takes the win by 0.0194 seconds (approximately 6 feet). This is the first time that Nobile has lost a round here.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   11 Shane Gray                              1 Allen Johnson                
E3                   0.063  6.666 208.88     ****WINNER****  0.031  6.647 209.14
 Prior rounds:
E2    (V Gaines    ) 0.077  6.668 209.26      (J Line      ) 0.030  6.620 209.17
E1    (L Morgan    ) 0.042  6.610 209.65                     0.065  6.603 209.20
 Qualified:             #5  6.618 209.17                        #1  6.592 209.75
Johnson is 8 - 2 against Gray in prior events. Johnson with the starting line advantage and then got out of the groove and close to the centerline, but held on for the win. Allen Johnson's MOV: 0.0514 seconds (approximately 16 feet). He will give up lane choice to Edwards in the final.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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