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Sat, 03 Aug 2013, 21:27 PM

Pro Nitrous Round 1 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro Nitrous at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, ADRL Memphis Drags IV:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   22 John Camp                              21 Pat Stoken                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.052  3.923 189.60                     0.084  6.434  74.12
 Qualified:             #8  3.894 190.46                        #7  3.893 192.06
8:07 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 78 degrees, relative humidity 83 percent, barometer 29.71 inches, adjusted altitude 2,304 feet, track temperature 96 degrees.

Stoken gets about 100 feet out and sparks start coming out of the headers. He backs off the throttle and rolls slowly down track. Camp went right down the groove with a clean pass to take the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  117 Tommy Franklin                       4914 Jeff Naiser                  
E1                   0.010  5.693  78.08     ****WINNER****  0.028  3.865 192.88
 Qualified:            #10  3.930 192.36                        #5  3.849 194.10
Franklin gets off the line first but has problems early and has to back off the throttle. Naiser went right down Broadway and pulled away quickly for the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 2908 Mike Hill                            4069 John Hall                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.008  5.029 101.17                    -0.020  3.874 196.42
 Qualified:             #9  3.914 189.28                        #6  3.869 196.67
Hill got out of shape early and backed off the throttle. Hall left a little too quickly and gave the win to Hill.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  124 Chuck Mohn                            360 Bob Rahaim                   
E1                   0.058  4.077 179.04     ****WINNER****  0.114  3.810 197.45
 Qualified:            #12  4.014 181.37                        #3  3.816 198.41
Rahaim makes an impressive pass, right down the groove with his quickest pass of the weekend. Mohn was out in front early but gave up the lead just past the sixty foot mark.

Bob Rahaim's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.020), 330 ft(0.080). MOV: 0.2117 seconds (approximately 56 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1063 Johnny Pilcher                         44 Mike Castellana              
E1                  -0.006  4.056 182.58     ****WINNER****  0.035  3.799 196.16
 Qualified:            #13  4.026 183.69                        #2  3.805 195.17
Pilcher leaves just a tick too soon and turns on the red light. Castellana leaves the line, has the quickest sixty foot time of the round and the quickest ET of the weekend and pulls away for the win.

Mike Castellana's incremental times: 60ft-0.946 sec., 330ft-2.535.

Castellana will have lane choice over Camp in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  949 Steve Jackson                        1941 Blake Housley                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.016  3.831 192.88                     0.023  3.846 195.39
 Qualified:             #1  3.804 195.31                       #14  4.856 104.84
Jackson gets off the line first and starts to pull away. Housley gives Jackson all he can, running a career best ET and speed, but he can't quite run him down.

Jackson will have a bye in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 2261 Lee Adkins                            933 Jason Harris                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.037  4.123 179.80                           No Time      
 Qualified:            #11  4.014 187.16                        #4  3.845 193.65
Harris could not make the call to the line giving Adkins the pass to the next round. Adkins drifts a little to the right all the way through the run and backs off the throttle a little early.

Naiser will have lane choice over Adkins in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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