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Fri, 06 Sep 2013, 20:16 PM

Competition Eliminator Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By David Gerard





EARLVILLE, Iowa - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division, event at Tri-State Raceway listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed this round, amount over/under index this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed time, speed & over/under Index, and position in order prior to run:
Left Lane: Mike Graves Runs 7.814/173.67/-0.466, Now #7; D/A Index: 8.28, Prior Best: 7.821/174.28/-0.459, Was #7
Right Lane: Randy Beyer Runs 8.869/153.16/0.219, Now #13; C/EA Index: 8.65, Prior Best: 10.099/104.23/1.449, Was #13

6:55 p.m. Field not filled, no bump spot.

Graves slows a little from session one. Beyer gets closer to a full pass and stays on the bottom of the ladder.

Left Lane: Doug Hill Runs 9.200/145.31/-0.420, Now #9; I/SMA Index: 9.62, Prior Best: 9.784/142.15/0.164, Was #12
Right Lane: Bruno Massel Runs 6.978/198.44/-0.642, Now #1; DD/AT Index: 7.62, Prior Best: 7.291/163.41/-0.329, Was #10

Big wheels up leave for Hill and he gets a full pass to tune to. That's three spots on the ladder too.

Massel gets his full pull too and jumps right up to the new top spot on a clean and straight pass.

Left Lane: Pete Pawlak Runs 8.040/168.89/0.130, Now #12; C/AA Index: 7.91, Prior Best: 8.055/169.10/0.145, Was #12
Right Lane: David Billingsley Runs 8.849/150.00/-0.461, Now #7; L/AA Index: 9.31, Prior Best: 8.813/150.30/-0.497, Was #7

Pawlak picks up just a little to stay #12. Billingsley slows a little.

Left Lane: Terry Ticel Runs 8.433/162.57/-0.417, Now #10; G/AA Index: 8.85, Prior Best: 8.498/162.33/-0.352, Was #10
Right Lane: Brian Browell Runs 7.233/183.69/-0.557, Now #2; D/D Index: 7.79, Prior Best: 7.273/183.59/-0.517, Was #4

Both cars are quicker this time and Browell gets the best of it with a two position move up the ladder. Ticel stays #10.

Left Lane: Will Hatcher Runs 6.651/203.98/-0.459, Now #9; A/DA Index: 7.11, Prior Best: 9.308/90.37/2.198, Was #14
Right Lane: Jim Greenheck Runs 7.361/184.55/-0.549, Now #3; C/AA Index: 7.91, Prior Best: 7.373/184.45/-0.537, Was #4

Wheels up in the air at the green for Hatcher's dragster and he powers on down the track to get a full pass and five spots on the ladder.

Greenheck finds a little tune up and moves up a spot on the ladder.

Left Lane: Greg Kamplain Runs 7.218/174.73/-0.362, Now #4; C/DA Index: 7.58, Prior Best: 7.039/181.20/-0.541, Was #4
Right Lane: Doug Engels Runs 19.324/53.73/11.404, Now #5; D/DA Index: 7.92, Prior Best: 7.417/178.40/-0.503, Was #5

Engles' little six stumbles off the line and slows a ton.

Kamplain doesn't improve either.

Right Lane: Pat Nahan Runs 7.374/177.30/-0.506, Now #5; E/D Index: 7.88, Prior Best: 7.381/177.11/-0.499, Was #6

Single for Nahan to wrap up the round. He runs into the fifty under range and one spot on the ladder.

7:05 p.m. Field not filled, no bump spot.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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