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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 15:14 PM

Top Dragster Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Dragster 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
 1136 Peter Biondo                          333 Marco Abruzzi                
E2                   0.034  6.625 200.86     ****WINNER****  0.008  6.585 203.22
         T/D  Dial: 6.63 (+/-): -0.005             T/D  Dial: 6.55 (+/-):  0.035
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Galofaro  ) 0.022  6.643  0.013      (S Wildgust  ) 0.018  6.533  0.013
 Qualified:            #26  6.594 203.28                       #18  6.549 209.07
Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 62 percent, barometer 29.10 inches, adjusted altitude 3,315 feet.

Abruzzi with a great reaction time and the win when Biondo broke out.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3510 Rob Moser                              32 Rick Forish                  
E2                   0.045  6.673 207.34     ****WINNER****  0.025  6.444 191.35
         T/D  Dial: 6.56 (+/-):  0.113             T/D  Dial: 6.43 (+/-):  0.014
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Stone     ) 0.035  6.649  0.119      (D Restauri J) 0.012  6.420  0.020
 Qualified:            #17  6.548 211.59                        #9  6.427 210.77
Forish with the starting line line advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3851 Craig Sullivan                         31 James Monroe                 
E2                   0.043  6.285 212.79     ****WINNER****  0.027  6.471 210.11
         T/D  Dial: 6.28 (+/-):  0.005             T/D  Dial: 6.45 (+/-):  0.021
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L Ellison   ) 0.045  6.253  0.003      (T Martino   ) 0.016  6.506  0.066
 Qualified:             #4  6.275 214.52                       #12  6.462 210.87
This was a great drag race, basically a dead heat with Monroe getting the win. James Monroe's MOV: 0.0001 seconds.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3991 JB Strassweg                         2412 Steven Furr                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.020  6.543 205.32                     0.035  6.670 186.92
         T/D  Dial: 6.53 (+/-):  0.013             T/D  Dial: 6.67 (+/-):  0.000
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Smith     ) 0.007  6.515 -0.005      (A Johnson   ) 0.062  6.769  0.149
 Qualified:            #19  6.551 207.34                       #27  6.619 203.83
Another good drag race here. JB Strassweg's package: 0.033. Steven Furr's package: 0.035. JB Strassweg's MOV: 0.0025 seconds (approximately 8 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   39 Phillip Oakley                        170 Alan O'Brien                 
E2                   0.086  6.585 193.54     ****WINNER****  0.011  6.784 189.82
         T/D  Dial: 6.58 (+/-):  0.005             T/D  Dial: 6.76 (+/-):  0.024
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Norris    ) 0.017  6.594  0.044      (A Travis    ) 0.013  6.764  0.044
 Qualified:            #23  6.573 202.79                       #31  6.675 199.91
Alan O'Brien's MOV: 0.0568 seconds (approximately 16 feet). He will face Strassweg in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 323F Bob Mandell III                       344 BJ Sexton                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.070  6.618 203.43                    -0.002  6.687 198.96
         T/D  Dial: 6.58 (+/-):  0.038             T/D  Dial: 6.68 (+/-):  0.007
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Elliott   ) 0.021  6.624  0.084      (M Scheel    ) 0.030  6.738  0.068
 Qualified:            #22  6.566 205.91                       #30  6.656 201.28
Sexton is just a few ticks too quick and turns on the red light. He will face Abruzzi in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1332 Vince Musolino                        437 Jenifer White                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.035  6.690 193.35                     0.079  6.425 213.03
         T/D  Dial: 6.69 (+/-):  0.000             T/D  Dial: 6.40 (+/-):  0.025
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Smith     ) 0.064  6.667 -0.003      (B Riddle    ) 0.023  6.420  0.040
 Qualified:            #32  6.689 200.08                        #8  6.410 213.54
Vince Musolino's MOV: 0.0693 seconds (approximately 22 feet). He will face Monroe in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1735 Timothy Antinora                     3645 Chris Ray                    
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER**** -0.020  6.610 208.97
         T/D  Dial: 6.35 (+/-): 93.649             T/D  Dial: 6.35 (+/-):  0.260
 Prior rounds:
E1    (P Lecompte  ) 0.086  6.571  0.151      (A Constantin) 0.113  6.471  0.121
 Qualified:            #13  6.467 214.35                       #21  6.558 211.39
Antinora is a no show and Ray will move on to face Forish in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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