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Sun, 11 Aug 2013, 16:59 PM

Top Dragster Round 1 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





MARTIN, Mich. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Good Vibrations Top Dragster at the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL, North Stars Division 3, race two at US-131 Motorsports Park:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3827 Paul Schmitt                         318F Will Crawford                
E1                   0.218  8.156 173.03     ****WINNER****  0.028  7.678 158.47
         T/D  Dial: 7.65 (+/-):  0.506             T/D  Dial: 7.60 (+/-):  0.078
4:41 p.m. Schnitt's turbo didn't get spooled up very far before he got the green light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   38 Tony Billet                          5294 Jeremy McCormick             
E1                  -0.001  7.615 175.05     ****WINNER****  0.026  6.937 171.03
         T/D  Dial: 7.58 (+/-):  0.035             T/D  Dial: 6.85 (+/-):  0.087


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 9X15 Erin Staley                          3290 Steve Goble                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.115  7.059 185.86                    -0.004  7.571 175.66
         T/D  Dial: 7.08 (+/-): -0.021             T/D  Dial: 7.55 (+/-):  0.021


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5215 Todd Strefling                       3X8R Steve van der Sloot          
E1   ****WINNER****  0.016  7.513 176.35                     0.034  7.618 159.59
         T/D  Dial: 7.49 (+/-):  0.023             T/D  Dial: 7.55 (+/-):  0.068


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3132 Ed Smith                             3101 Jerry Lee                    
E1                   0.009  7.253 183.60     ****WINNER****  0.005  7.553 175.69
         T/D  Dial: 7.27 (+/-): -0.017             T/D  Dial: 7.56 (+/-): -0.007
Good lights in both lanes, Lee wins the double-breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3040 Cody Bayus                           3070 Dick Motyca                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.031  7.220 184.35                    -0.010  6.500 204.21
         T/D  Dial: 7.23 (+/-): -0.010             T/D  Dial: 6.48 (+/-):  0.020


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3917 Scott Doyen                          3880 Tom Fisher                   
E1                   0.072  6.770 198.97     ****WINNER****  0.002  7.211 175.67
         T/D  Dial: 6.74 (+/-):  0.030             T/D  Dial: 7.18 (+/-):  0.031


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3253 Tim Garrison                         3683 Christa Schneider            
E1   ****WINNER****  0.012  7.695 174.38                    -0.013  7.322 178.47
         T/D  Dial: 7.69 (+/-):  0.005             T/D  Dial: 7.31 (+/-):  0.012


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 315P John Pizzo                            322 Mike Scheel                  
E1                  -0.008  8.696 102.88     ****WINNER****  0.067 11.945  99.82
         T/D  Dial: 7.38 (+/-):  1.316             T/D  Dial: 6.39 (+/-):  5.555
Pizzo went red, then Scheel launched into a series of porpoising gyrations before finally lifting.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3X09 Wayne Sleger                         3985 Bob Nichols                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.022  6.952 183.59                     0.004  7.290 182.03
         T/D  Dial: 6.92 (+/-):  0.032             T/D  Dial: 7.19 (+/-):  0.100
Nichols had a great light, did not run the number.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 357X Ricky Adkins                         3089 Ronald Zeller                
E1                   0.014  7.706 162.46     ****WINNER****  0.010  7.312 179.90
         T/D  Dial: 7.70 (+/-):  0.006             T/D  Dial: 7.31 (+/-):  0.002
Zeller had a small lead at the green and it stayed that way. Ronald Zeller's MOV: 0.0079 seconds (approximately 23 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3613 Ron Biondo                           3122 Kerrie Mae Smith             
E1   ****WINNER****  0.025  7.094 181.39                     0.007  6.481 208.91
         T/D  Dial: 7.07 (+/-):  0.024             T/D  Dial: 6.50 (+/-): -0.019
Smith had a great light, took too much stripe.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 365W Troy Waterstraat                     3187 Chris Cadle                  
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.014  7.652 174.10
         T/D  Dial: 0.00 (+/-): 99.999             T/D  Dial: 7.67 (+/-): -0.018
Waterstraat was a no-show (may have broken in the lanes).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 8X5R Craig Vandersloot                    5297 Donna Patterson              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.000  7.565 175.74                    -0.013  7.323 184.24
         T/D  Dial: 7.60 (+/-): -0.035             T/D  Dial: 7.30 (+/-):  0.023
Vandersloot was perfect on the tree, Patterson was not.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   31 Jacob Elrod                          3X34 J.P. Schuster                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.008  7.248 173.05                     0.002  7.300 173.68
         T/D  Dial: 7.25 (+/-): -0.002             T/D  Dial: 7.31 (+/-): -0.010
Schuster had the better light, took too much stripe in a very close race and double-breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
        Bye                                 534 Rick Morley                  
E1                                            ****WINNER**** -0.016  7.646 173.80
                                                   T/D  Dial: 7.65 (+/-): -0.004





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