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Mon, 02 Sep 2013, 14:32 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals:

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  401 Jerry Savoie                            7 Scotty Pollacheck            
E2                   0.051  7.027 190.70     ****WINNER****  0.018  7.032 186.82
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Gann      ) 0.057  6.986 191.67      (M Berry     ) 0.034  7.005 187.70
 Qualified:             #5  6.980 191.70                        #4  6.970 191.43
2:16 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 62 percent, barometer 28.97 inches, adjusted altitude 3,479 feet, track temperature 110 degrees.

Pollacheck is 1 - 0 against Savoie in prior events.

Savoie is late and Pollacheck gets the hole shot win.

Jerry Savoie's incremental times: 60ft-1.071 sec., 330ft-2.891, 660ft-4.472/154.69 mph, 1,000ft-5.851.
Scotty Pollacheck's incremental times: 60ft-1.059 sec., 330ft-2.871, 660ft-4.443/154.78 mph, 1,000ft-5.834.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Michael Ray                          1528 John Hall                    
E2                   0.073  7.116 186.82     ****WINNER****  0.006  7.156 186.25
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Johnson   ) 0.023  7.119 184.65      (E Krawiec   ) 0.060  6.977 188.62
 Qualified:             #7  6.983 192.36                       #15  7.022 189.73
Ray and Hall have each won 3 times against the other in prior events.

Hall nails the tree with a stellar 0.006 lights and steals the win over a quicker Ray.

Michael Ray's incremental times: 60ft-1.092 sec., 330ft-2.932, 660ft-4.520/153.63 mph, 1,000ft-5.915.
John Hall's incremental times: 60ft-1.068 sec., 330ft-2.975, 660ft-4.562/154.26 mph, 1,000ft-5.955.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    9 LE Tonglet                              3 Hector Arana Jr              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.008  6.997 188.75                     0.027  7.015 191.05
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Minturn   ) 0.033  6.956 191.00      (C Treble    ) 0.058  6.982 191.46
 Qualified:             #3  6.966 191.38                        #6  6.981 192.69
Arana Jr is 5 - 2 against Tonglet in prior events.

Another strong light and the close win puts Tonglet in the Championship. He'll take lane choice over Hall in the next round too. Johnson will have to wait until next year.

Arana slows from his prior runs.

LE Tonglet's incremental times: 60ft-1.092 sec., 330ft-2.909, 660ft-4.460/157.72 mph, 1,000ft-5.819.
Hector Arana Jr's incremental times: 60ft-1.109 sec., 330ft-2.933, 660ft-4.486/157.67 mph, 1,000ft-5.846.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Hector Arana                            6 Matt Smith                   
E2                   0.060  7.001 192.77     ****WINNER****  0.000  6.992 191.00
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Arana     ) 0.008  6.948 194.16      (A Hines     ) 0.028  6.994 190.00
 Qualified:             #1  6.938 193.88                        #9  6.989 193.49
Smith is 13 - 8 against Arana in prior events.

Smith blows down the tree with a perfect light and outruns Arana too for a upset win. He has lane choice over Pollacheck in round three.

Hector Arana's incremental times: 60ft-1.099 sec., 330ft-2.938, 660ft-4.488/158.20 mph, 1,000ft-5.840.
Matt Smith's incremental times: 60ft-1.062 sec., 330ft-2.876, 660ft-4.448/155.60 mph, 1,000ft-5.819.

2:22 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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