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Sun, 08 Sep 2013, 13:24 PM

Extreme Pro Stock Round 1 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Extreme Pro Stock at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, ADRL Dragstock X:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Brian Gahm                            151 Dean Goforth                 
E1                   0.057  4.595 151.19     ****WINNER****  0.094  4.156 174.84
 Qualified:             #9  4.109 175.75                        #8  4.108 175.91
Early tire shake slowed Gahm and Goforth drove by for the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   26 Richard Penland                       352 Matt Bertsch                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.021  4.215 172.78                     0.106  6.505  99.05
 Qualified:            #12  4.114 177.28                        #5  4.093 177.00
Bertsch shook hard, Penland only a little.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  428 Scott Hintz                             7 John Montecalvo              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.096  4.207 175.71                     0.240  4.137 177.07
 Qualified:             #7  4.108 177.44                       #10  4.110 177.42
Montecalvo was extremely late and even tire shake that slowed Hintz a tenth was not enough to make up the difference.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  531 John Deflorian Jr.                      8 John Pluchino                
E1                   0.107  5.163 103.89     ****WINNER****  0.074  4.179 169.17
 Qualified:             #3  4.090 178.02                       #14  4.125 175.46
Deflorian shook hard and did not recover.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   42 John Bartunek                         177 Elijah Morton                
E1                   0.015  7.245  72.29     ****WINNER****  0.101  4.123 175.94
 Qualified:            #13  4.117 176.95                        #4  4.093 177.02
Bartunek joined the list of those falling to tire shake. Morton slowed a bit from his qualifying pace, but that's low ET so far. He will have lane choice against Penland in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  290 Trevor Eman                          1594 Kevin Bealko                 
E1                   0.033  4.455 171.05     ****WINNER****  0.059  4.157 175.59
 Qualified:            #15  4.129 176.21                        #2  4.079 177.07
Yup, early tire shake cost Eman and Bealko advances. He will have lane choice against Hintz in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 6157 Todd Hoerner                            1 Cary Goforth                 
E1                   0.031  4.176 175.27     ****WINNER****  0.065  4.108 176.67
 Qualified:            #16  4.134 175.62                        #1  4.065 176.95
Hoerner got a holeshot at the start, but needed a bigger one, Goforth running low ET of the round. Cary Goforth's MOV: 0.0340 seconds (approximately 9 feet). He will have lane choice against his dad, Dean, in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  383 Bradley Waddle                         99 Doug Kirk                    
E1                   0.092  4.172 175.09     ****WINNER****  0.075  4.132 175.64
 Qualified:            #11  4.110 176.30                        #6  4.106 176.97
Kirk led this one all the way. Doug Kirk's MOV: 0.0570 seconds (approximately 15 feet). He will have lane choice against Pluchino in round two.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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