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Sun, 21 Jul 2013, 17:24 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





MORRISON, Colo. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    7 V. Gaines                              11 Shane Gray                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.002  7.011 196.53                     0.057  7.000 196.79
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Line      ) 0.053  7.001 196.62      (V Nobile    ) 0.043  6.981 196.96
E1    (S Kalkowski ) 0.077  7.009 196.33      (L Morgan    ) 0.053  6.990 196.79
 Qualified:             #2  6.970 196.62                        #3  6.971 196.70
Weather conditions: air temperature 87 degrees, relative humidity 39 percent, barometer 24.16 inches, adjusted altitude 9,847 feet, track temperature 118 degrees.

rickie Jones and Allen Johnson pulled up for the first pair out and then there was an issue with the stage beams and they pushed both cars back and gave them time to cool down....Gaines with a near perfect light and the power to hold on for the hole shot win. V. Gaines' MOV: 0.0446 seconds (approximately 13 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  317 Rickie Jones                            1 Allen Johnson                
E3                   0.030  7.034 195.96     ****WINNER****  0.020  6.993 196.96
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S Kent      ) 0.030  7.013 196.39      (M Edwards   ) 0.010  6.982 196.90
E1    (M Hartford  ) 0.028  7.020 196.22                     0.113  6.981 197.10
 Qualified:             #4  6.976 197.36                        #1  6.949 198.23
Johnson is 6 - 3 against Jones in prior events. Johnson is out of the gate first and then runs the quickest pass of the round for the win. Allen Johnson's MOV: 0.0513 seconds (approximately 15 feet). Johnson goes to the final for the seventh consecutive year here on the Mountain. This is a rematch of last year's final. Johnson will will have lane choice over Gaines in the final.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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