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Sun, 28 Jul 2013, 19:13 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





SONOMA, Calif. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 26th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals:

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Hector Arana Jr                         6 Matt Smith                   
E4   ****WINNER****  0.009  6.878 195.45                     0.045  6.877 195.45
 Prior rounds:
E3    (K Sullivan  ) 0.029  6.856 195.25      (H Arana     ) 0.101  6.827 195.59
E2    (J Savoie    ) 0.049  6.851 196.64      (E Krawiec   ) 0.025  6.843 196.73
E1    (S Pollacheck) 0.063  6.842 194.83      (S Gann      ) 0.059  6.826 196.44
 Qualified:             #2  6.840 195.73                        #1  6.838 195.73
4:07 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 52 percent, barometer 29.78 inches, adjusted altitude 1,803 feet, track temperature 117 degrees.

Arana Jr is 5 - 2 against Smith in prior events and Arana Jr is 1 - 0 against Smith in prior final rounds. Arana has a career record of six wins, with three of them coming this year. Smith has fourteen career wins, but only one this year. Smith has lane choice.

Arana gets a major advantage over Smith at the green and gets the holeshot win. They run identical speed and are just 0.001 different in ET. Well matched machines...

Hector Arana Jr's incremental margins: 60ft(0.025), 330 ft(0.022), 660ft(0.032), 1,000ft(0.036). MOV: 0.0351 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

Hector Arana Jr's incremental times: 60ft-1.060 sec., 330ft-2.855, 660ft-4.388/159.46 mph, 1,000ft-5.729.
Matt Smith's incremental times: 60ft-1.049 sec., 330ft-2.841, 660ft-4.384/158.19 mph, 1,000ft-5.729.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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