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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 15:50 PM

Pro Modified Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Modified 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
  213 Chip King                            T217 Tim Tindle                   
E2                   0.173 10.372  87.59     ****WINNER****  0.113  5.977 243.68
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Coughlin  ) 0.131  6.613 161.57      (K Lang      ) 0.091  5.973 228.61
 Qualified:            #14  6.093 239.87                       #11  6.036 243.06
Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 62 percent, barometer 29.13 inches, adjusted altitude 3,342 feet.

This is the first time King and Tindle have faced each other in eliminations. Tindle with the starting line advantage and never trailed as King made a quick move toward the centerline as soon as he launched.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   43 Rickie Smith                            5 Danny Rowe                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.057  5.924 243.85                     0.055  6.027 243.41
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Juliano   ) 0.126  6.010 239.40      (P Farber    ) 0.071  5.953 242.19
 Qualified:             #1  5.910 243.94                        #8  5.985 244.07
Rowe is 1 - 0 against Smith in prior events. They leave together with Rowe getting the slight advantage, but smith had the lead by the time they went by the Christmas tree and never trailed for the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1456 Mike Janis                           2377 Von Smith                    
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.017  6.001 238.13
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Latino    ) 0.147  5.931 243.85      (H Martin    ) 0.074  5.990 237.80
 Qualified:             #4  5.961 242.63                       #12  6.069 234.82
Janis broke on the burnout. Smith was straight down the groove on the freebie and he will give up lane choice to R. Smith in the semifinal.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Mike Castellana                       701 Clint Satterfield            
E2   ****WINNER****  0.044  5.912 242.89                     0.519  6.578 235.10
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Lutz      ) 0.044  5.878 242.80      (S Matusek   ) 0.074 10.590  86.65
 Qualified:             #2  5.918 240.77                        #7  5.984 245.27
Satterfield is 1 - 0 against Castellana in prior events. Castellana with a huge starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. Castellana will have lane choice over Tindle in the semifinal.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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