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Sun, 18 Aug 2013, 15:03 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 1 Eliminations (Revised)
By Jason Murray





KENT, Wash. - (Revised) Results of round 1 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division, event at Pacific Raceways presented Les Schwab Tires:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6311 Mike Cherry                          6857 Ralph Van Paepeghem          
E1                   0.296  8.245 164.55     ****WINNER****  0.139  7.374 159.63
         E/A Index: 8.28 (+/-): -0.035            A/EA Index: 7.84 (+/-): -0.466
 Qualified:            #19  8.394  0.114                        #9  7.258 -0.582
10:33 am. Cherry is dead late off the line and that gives the win to Van Paepeghem the win with ease.

Mike Cherry's incremental times: 60ft-1.172 sec., 330ft-3.426, 660ft-5.275/132.28 mph, 1,000ft-6.879.
Ralph Van Paepeghem's incremental times: 60ft-1.007 sec., 330ft-2.918, 660ft-4.560/148.71 mph, 1,000ft-6.008.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7063 Mark Lelchook                         610 John Edwards                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.125  7.336 179.35                     0.123  7.711 142.42
        D/DA Index: 7.92 (+/-): -0.584            C/AA Index: 7.91 (+/-): -0.199
 Qualified:            #10  7.359 -0.561                       #20  9.600  1.690
Lelchook took the win as Edwards finally makes a full run but just not quick enough.

Mark Lelchook's incremental times: 60ft-1.059 sec., 330ft-2.980, 660ft-4.636/147.58 mph, 1,000ft-6.088.
John Edwards' incremental times: 60ft-1.027 sec., 330ft-3.017, 660ft-4.660/149.83 mph, 1,000ft-6.199.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7023 Tyler Hogan                          6570 Todd Miller                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.036  7.183 156.55                    -0.020  6.786 145.00
        C/DA Index: 7.58 (+/-): -0.397           AA/AM Index: 6.97 (+/-): -0.184
 Qualified:            #13  7.066 -0.514                        #3  6.315 -0.655
Miller throws it away on the line with a red light.

Tyler Hogan's incremental times: 60ft-0.995 sec., 330ft-2.867, 660ft-4.457/154.23 mph, 1,000ft-5.845.
Todd Miller's incremental times: 60ft-1.031 sec., 330ft-2.708, 660ft-4.068/180.02 mph, 1,000ft-5.359.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6660 Adam Bowdish                         6016 Gary Anderson                
E1                  -0.092  8.461 139.62     ****WINNER****  0.118  9.148 115.44
       B/SMA Index: 8.56 (+/-): -0.099           C/SMA Index: 8.73 (+/-):  0.418
 Qualified:             #7  7.976 -0.584                       #17  8.449 -0.281
Bowdish is red and Anderson gets the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   65 Ryan Warter                            10 Alan Ellis                   
E1                   0.088  8.713 154.76     ****WINNER****  0.049  6.553 190.38
         H/A Index: 9.26 (+/-): -0.547            A/AA Index: 7.13 (+/-): -0.577
 Qualified:            #15  8.777 -0.483                        #5  6.536 -0.594
Ellis has the better light and he is able to run down Warter.

Ryan Warter's incremental times: 60ft-1.210 sec., 330ft-3.559, 660ft-5.538/123.75 mph, 1,000ft-7.259.
Alan Ellis' incremental times: 60ft-1.005 sec., 330ft-2.738, 660ft-4.176/172.94 mph, 1,000ft-5.443.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6060 Brian Hyerstay                         64 Brandon Huhtala              
E1                   0.054  9.141 140.80     ****WINNER****  0.026  7.312 181.08
         G/D Index: 9.69 (+/-): -0.549             C/A Index: 7.91 (+/-): -0.598
 Qualified:            #11  9.134 -0.556                        #1  7.250 -0.660
Huhtala with a great run and he catches the dragster of Hyerstay before the finish line to take the round win.

Brian Hyerstay's incremental times: 60ft-1.275 sec., 330ft-3.647, 660ft-5.716/116.76 mph, 1,000ft-7.554.
Brandon Huhtala's incremental times: 60ft-1.048 sec., 330ft-3.018, 660ft-4.665/148.09 mph, 1,000ft-6.097.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7474 Justin Lamb                          6033 Pat Byron                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.061  8.597 153.46                     0.073  6.866 195.51
       F/SMA Index: 9.16 (+/-): -0.563             C/D Index: 7.41 (+/-): -0.544
 Qualified:             #8  8.578 -0.582                       #18  7.231 -0.179
Lamb with a better light and he is able to hold off the hard charging Byron.

Justin Lamb's incremental times: 60ft-1.174 sec., 330ft-3.483, 660ft-5.429/125.32 mph, 1,000ft-7.130.
Pat Byron's incremental times: 60ft-1.051 sec., 330ft-2.845, 660ft-4.378/159.40 mph, 1,000ft-5.719.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    8 Jeff Lane                              62 Aaron Strong                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.044  8.253 138.33                    -0.017  9.296 110.01
       C/SMA Index: 8.73 (+/-): -0.477             B/T Index: 8.75 (+/-):  0.546
 Qualified:             #4  8.125 -0.605                       #14  8.258 -0.492
Strong goes red and Lane moves on.

Jeff Lane's incremental times: 60ft-1.130 sec., 330ft-3.320, 660ft-5.158/132.71 mph, 1,000ft-6.753.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  710 Doug Lambeck                         6990 Howie Stevens                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.057  8.707 117.10                    -0.027  7.415 183.52
       D/SMA Index: 8.94 (+/-): -0.233             C/A Index: 7.91 (+/-): -0.495
 Qualified:             #6  8.355 -0.585                       #16  7.463 -0.447
Stevens is red and Lambeck takes the easy win.

Doug Lambeck's incremental times: 60ft-1.150 sec., 330ft-3.406, 660ft-5.318/128.30 mph, 1,000ft-6.978.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6618 Dale Giroux                           519 Scott Parks                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.078  6.988 195.08                     0.087  6.913 178.42
        B/AA Index: 7.57 (+/-): -0.582            A/ND Index: 7.43 (+/-): -0.517
 Qualified:            #12  7.020 -0.550                        #2  6.770 -0.660
Parks is way out front starts to pedal it to save the index but that gives Giroux enough to get around him for the win.

Huhtala vs Lambeck, Hogan vs Lamb, Ellis vs Lelchook, Giroux vs Anderson, Lane vs Van Paepeghem in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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