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Sun, 21 Jul 2013, 17:52 PM

Top Dragster Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By Bob Orme





MORRISON, Colo. - Results of final, round 5 eliminations in Top Dragster 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
   58 Jeff Koron                             51 Phil Unruh                   
E5   ****WINNER****  0.027  7.121 191.00                     0.025  6.778 202.55
         T/D  Dial: 7.12 (+/-):  0.001             T/D  Dial: 6.78 (+/-): -0.002
 Prior rounds:
E4    (B Johnson   ) 0.010  7.121 -0.019      (K Wolf      ) 0.045  6.787 -0.033
E3    (D Oenes     ) 0.012  7.143  0.053      (R Wilson    ) 0.009  6.823  0.033
E2    (B Ross      ) 0.043  7.128  0.008      (J Gerhardt  ) 0.011  6.843  0.063
E1    (M Rhodes    ) 0.012  7.119  0.029      (G Slatten   ) 0.039  6.832  0.062
 Qualified:            #22  7.080 192.85                        #6  6.754 203.28
3:25 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 87 degrees, relative humidity 39 percent, barometer 24.16 inches, adjusted altitude 9,847 feet, track temperature 118 degrees.

This is Koron's first national event final round. Unruh has 2 national event wins - 1 in Super Stock and 1 in Top Dragster.

They are almost dead even at the tree. Unruh breaks out by two thousandths of a second. Jeff Koron is almost perfect at the stripe to take his first national event Wally.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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