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Mon, 02 Sep 2013, 15:54 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Results of round 3 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
    9 LE Tonglet                           1528 John Hall                    
E3                   0.031  7.256 188.12     ****WINNER****  0.024  7.006 190.24
 Prior rounds:
E2    (H Arana Jr  ) 0.008  6.997 188.75      (M Ray       ) 0.006  7.156 186.25
E1    (D Minturn   ) 0.033  6.956 191.00      (E Krawiec   ) 0.060  6.977 188.62
 Qualified:             #3  6.966 191.38                       #15  7.022 189.73
3:47 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 51 percent, barometer 28.94 inches, adjusted altitude 3,468 feet, track temperature 108 degrees.

Hall is 3 - 0 against Tonglet in prior events.

Something isn't right on Tonglet's bike, as he is very slow off the line and is well off the pace. Hall runs close to his best for the weekend and will be in the final round.

LE Tonglet's incremental times: 60ft-1.243 sec., 330ft-3.102, 660ft-4.684/154.33 mph, 1,000ft-6.068.
John Hall's incremental times: 60ft-1.061 sec., 330ft-2.887, 660ft-4.458/155.49 mph, 1,000ft-5.829.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    7 Scotty Pollacheck                       6 Matt Smith                   
E3                   0.037  7.019 189.92     ****WINNER****  0.035  7.018 190.54
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Savoie    ) 0.018  7.032 186.82      (H Arana     ) 0.000  6.992 191.00
E1    (M Berry     ) 0.034  7.005 187.70      (A Hines     ) 0.028  6.994 190.00
 Qualified:             #4  6.970 191.43                        #9  6.989 193.49
Smith is 2 - 0 against Pollacheck in prior events.

What a drag race! Just 0.002 at the green and 0.001 in the lights and Smith makes it an all Team Viper final round.

Matt Smith's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(0.016), 330 ft(0.005), 660ft(-0.006), 1,000ft(-0.002). MOV: 0.0038 seconds (approximately 13 inches).

Scotty Pollacheck's incremental times: 60ft-1.078 sec., 330ft-2.891, 660ft-4.457/155.42 mph, 1,000ft-5.838.
Matt Smith's incremental times: 60ft-1.064 sec., 330ft-2.888, 660ft-4.465/155.10 mph, 1,000ft-5.842.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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