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Thu, 29 Aug 2013, 16:31 PM

Stock Eliminator Round 3 Class Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Results of round 3 class eliminations in Stock Eliminator at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 3337 Mike Morgan                          2426 Johnny Fisher                
C3                   0.013 11.799 111.29     ****WINNER****  0.106 11.630 109.64
        K/SA Index: 12.65 (+/-): -0.851           K/SA Index: 12.65 (+/-): -1.020
 Prior rounds:
C2    (J Keihn     ) 0.006 11.770 111.23      (S Dziorny   ) 0.141 11.612 109.09
C1    (D Fletcher  ) 0.651 12.008 109.19      (R Mangus    ) 0.071 11.809  94.29
 Qualified:            #81 11.787 111.50                       #65 11.751 104.81
2:54 p.m. This is for the K/SA trophy.

Johnny Fisher's MOV: 0.0765 seconds (approximately 12 feet).

Weather conditions: air temperature 88 degrees, relative humidity 46 percent, barometer 29.09 inches, adjusted altitude 3,645 feet, track temperature 119 degrees.



 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 3540 Chuck Downing                        3113 David Walther                
C3   ****WINNER****  0.033 10.980 116.81                     0.095 10.986 120.75
         F/S Index: 11.80 (+/-): -0.820            F/S Index: 11.80 (+/-): -0.814
 Prior rounds:
C2                   0.041 11.131  92.96      (J Schaechter) 0.075 10.957 113.04
C1    (G Russell   ) 0.045 11.014 110.64                     0.050 10.959 108.85
 Qualified:            #45 10.857 123.14                       #39 10.845 121.02
This is for the F/S trophy.

Chuck Downing's MOV: 0.0687 seconds (approximately 12 feet), on a holeshot.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1136 Peter Biondo                         1547 Jack Matyas                  
C3   ****WINNER****  0.019  9.653 132.48                     0.073  9.758 135.44
       CC/SA Index: 10.60 (+/-): -0.947          CC/SA Index: 10.60 (+/-): -0.842
 Prior rounds:
C2    (T Frantz    ) 0.039  9.642 125.62                     0.032  9.980 102.55
C1                   0.044  9.663 138.46      (J Calvert   ) 0.099  9.719 136.07
 Qualified:            #34  9.633 138.77                       #75  9.729 136.33
This is for the CC/SA trophy and Biondo wins with air to spare..

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4166 Larry Stewart                        4004 R.J. Sledge                  
C3   ****WINNER****  0.161 10.628 117.15                     0.016 10.947 120.48
        E/SA Index: 11.70 (+/-): -1.072           E/SA Index: 11.70 (+/-): -0.753
 Prior rounds:
C2    (K Zaskowski ) 0.094 10.687 108.06      (J Wilkes    ) 0.021 10.930 120.67
C1                   0.067 10.735 105.88      (B Schmalz   ) 0.089 10.891 121.09
 Qualified:            #11 10.511 124.98                       #72 10.820 121.63
This is for the E/SA trophy.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
        Bye                                1010 Mike Ficacci                 
C3                                            ****WINNER****  0.087 10.721 102.66
                                                  C/SA Index: 11.40 (+/-): -0.679
 Prior rounds:
C2                                           (A Corda     ) 0.016 10.544 110.33
C1                                           (G Emmons    ) 0.056 10.599 106.83
 Qualified:                                                      #51 10.476 127.27


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  327 Chad Taylor                          2808 Bobby Warren                 
C3                  -0.036 10.603 127.10     ****WINNER****  0.033 10.451 125.94
        C/SA Index: 11.40 (+/-): -0.797           C/SA Index: 11.40 (+/-): -0.949
 Prior rounds:
C2    (A Smyth     ) 0.027 10.589 125.51      (S Pourciau  ) 0.059 10.509 125.67
C1    (B Cummings  ) 0.014 10.605 126.62                     0.078 10.494 125.75
 Qualified:           #103 10.582 121.76                       #48 10.463 125.99
Warren will race Ficacci for the C/SA trophy.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4689 Paula Cotten                            4 Michael Brand II             
C3                   0.130 11.079 118.36     ****WINNER****  0.019 11.104 108.72
        G/SA Index: 12.00 (+/-): -0.921           G/SA Index: 12.00 (+/-): -0.896
 Prior rounds:
C2    (T Rambo     ) 0.135 11.080 112.47      (C Beach     ) 0.003 11.070 105.56
C1    (M Welfel    ) 0.028 11.175 103.63      (M Mc Donald ) 0.060 11.050 117.84
 Qualified:            #42 11.053 118.61                       #41 11.049 118.14
This is for the G/SA trophy.

Michael Brand II's MOV: 0.0861 seconds (approximately 15 feet) on a huge holeshot.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 5335 Dic Geary                            2213 Kenneth Stott                
C3                   0.063 11.636 113.34     ****WINNER****  0.020 11.494 112.75
        I/SA Index: 12.30 (+/-): -0.664           I/SA Index: 12.30 (+/-): -0.806
 Prior rounds:
C2    (R Winchester) 0.000 11.540 113.38                     0.008 11.483 112.82
C1    (M Stephenson) 0.012 11.578 113.75      (K Sepanek   ) 0.028 11.445 113.35
 Qualified:           #153 11.606 113.71                      #114 11.501 112.95
This is for the I/SA trophy.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  209 Larry Smith                          3014 Steve Novosel                
C3                   0.048 10.299 129.01     ****WINNER****  0.019 10.185 130.76
        A/SA Index: 11.00 (+/-): -0.701           A/SA Index: 11.00 (+/-): -0.815
 Prior rounds:
C2    (F Russo     ) 0.019 10.300 129.00                     0.041 10.163 130.80
C1    (R Wilkes    ) 0.058 10.238 128.25      (S Hagberg   ) 0.020 10.209 130.39
 Qualified:           #133 10.251 129.63                      #118 10.211 130.54
Steve Novosel's MOV: 0.1435 seconds (approximately 27 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  778 Jimmy DeFrank                        3610 Leonard Mattingly            
C3   ****WINNER****  0.024 10.324 114.00                    -0.014 10.270 128.46
        B/SA Index: 11.25 (+/-): -0.926           B/SA Index: 11.25 (+/-): -0.980
 Prior rounds:
C2    (H Costello  ) 0.069 10.298 126.54      (S Burton    ) 0.044 10.294 125.54
C1                   1.317 18.938  78.86      (E Richardson) 0.125 10.329 123.66
 Qualified:            #23 10.249 128.51                       #69 10.364 128.02
DeFrank gets a bye to the final round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Slate Cummings                       4402 Jerry Emmons                 
C3                   0.013 10.408 105.46     ****WINNER****  0.009 10.274 126.60
        B/SA Index: 11.25 (+/-): -0.842           B/SA Index: 11.25 (+/-): -0.976
 Prior rounds:
C2    (L Hill      ) 0.024 10.307 127.37                     0.021 10.266 126.77
C1    (J Zimmerman ) 0.582 10.495  97.38      (S Richardson) 0.015 10.282 126.26
 Qualified:            #77 10.380 126.46                       #43 10.305 126.22
Jerry Emmons' MOV: 0.1388 seconds (approximately 21 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
        Bye                                  14 Jim Boudreau                 
C3                                            ****WINNER****  0.039 10.530 105.88
                                                  B/SA Index: 11.25 (+/-): -0.720
 Prior rounds:
C2                                           (F Periard   ) 0.040 10.336 127.01
C1                                           (D Scheitlin ) 0.020 10.360 126.76
 Qualified:                                                      #49 10.317 127.41
Boudreau will race Emmons in the semifinals.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 3012 Carlton Sweasy                        152 Chris Butcher                
C3                  -0.026 11.360 115.00     ****WINNER****  0.136 11.214 117.07
        H/SA Index: 12.15 (+/-): -0.790           H/SA Index: 12.15 (+/-): -0.936
 Prior rounds:
C2    (L Smith     ) 0.037 11.372 114.64      (M McGinley  ) 0.033 11.302 112.79
C1    (A Hollingswo) 0.048 11.362 113.42                     0.025 11.441  96.05
 Qualified:            #94 11.311 115.33                       #27 11.167 117.81
Brad Plourd was supposed to face Butcher in the semifinals, while Sweasy had a bye run. Plourd was unable to answer the staging call, so this is for the H/SA trophy.

Easy win for Butcher.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 3578 Chris Mattingly                       391 Irvin Johns                  
C3   ****WINNER****  0.001 10.176 121.70                    -0.055 10.618  98.57
        A/SA Index: 11.00 (+/-): -0.824           A/SA Index: 11.00 (+/-): -0.382
 Prior rounds:
C2    (K Lynch     ) 0.015 10.176 125.49                     0.009 11.862  80.58
C1    (J Lamb      ) 0.033 10.191 117.89                     0.111  9.953 133.71
 Qualified:            #62 10.095 133.96                       #17  9.971 133.61
Mattingly will race Novosel for the A/SA trophy.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 5250 Todd Patterson                       3585 Jim Harrison                 
C3   ****WINNER****  0.039  9.381 143.34                     0.136 11.986  80.74
       FS/AC Index: 10.50 (+/-): -1.119          FS/AC Index: 10.50 (+/-):  1.486
 Prior rounds:
C2                   0.049  9.250 143.70      (J Boburka   ) 0.112  9.472 141.71
C1    (M Pustelny  ) 0.039  9.305 143.02      (J Beattie Jr) 0.797 20.476  55.19
 Qualified:             #6  9.247 143.38                       #12  9.330 142.91
3:23 p.m. This is the quarterfinals for the Factory Stock Showdown. The semifinals and Finals will be contested Friday, in conjunction with the final rounds of the Hemi Challenge.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 335X Dave Connolly                        4044 Joseph Teuton                
C3   ****WINNER****  0.060  9.264 143.44                           No Time      
       FS/AC Index: 10.50 (+/-): -1.236          FS/AC Index: 10.50 (+/-): 89.499
 Prior rounds:
C2    (R Fulton    ) 0.008  9.279 142.90      (D Barton    ) 0.026  9.458 138.63
C1    (R Massey    ) 0.047  9.273 142.85      (P Cambria   ) 0.027  9.587 139.83
 Qualified:             #9  9.306 142.72                       #14  9.398 141.98
Teuton was a no-show. Connolly and Patterson will meet in the semifinals.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 J191 Jonathan Allegrucci                  3334 Chris Holbrook               
C3                   0.034  9.020 148.58     ****WINNER****  0.032  8.838 152.30
       FS/DC Index: 10.20 (+/-): -1.180          FS/DC Index: 10.20 (+/-): -1.362
 Prior rounds:
C2    (G Richard   ) 0.019  8.981 148.17      (C Arnett    ) 0.134  8.855 151.73
C1    (E Reyes     ) 0.046  9.017 147.78      (B Kenney    ) 0.022  8.863 151.94
 Qualified:            #13  9.043 147.91                        #4  8.860 152.12


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  373 Bill Skillman                        3361 Bo Butner                    
C3   ****WINNER****  0.102 10.538  93.72                    -0.006 16.177  61.68
       FS/DC Index: 10.20 (+/-):  0.338          FS/DC Index: 10.20 (+/-):  5.977
 Prior rounds:
C2    (B Candies   ) 0.012  8.913 152.14                     0.009  8.838 155.60
C1    (J Ronzello  ) 0.128  8.834 153.40      (P Candies   ) 0.021  8.940 132.91
 Qualified:             #5  8.886 152.71                        #3  8.846 150.98
Skillman will race Holbrook in the other semifinals pairing.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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