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Sun, 08 Sep 2013, 15:24 PM

Top Alcohol Dragster Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





EARLVILLE, Iowa - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division, event at Tri-State Raceway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  589 Gord Gingles                          596 Randy Meyer                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.038  5.352 269.46                     0.136  5.449 261.27
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Hirata    ) 0.057  5.343 268.01      (E Schmeeckle) 0.102  5.411 263.36
 Qualified:             #3  5.457 266.64                        #2  5.414 262.28
2:12 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 71 percent, barometer 28.88 inches, adjusted altitude 2,706 feet, track temperature 98 degrees.

Meyer is dead late and looked to have dropped a cylinder down track.

Gingles takes the win and some more point in his easy win. He even runs a little faster than last round.

Gord Gingles' incremental times: 60ft-0.944 sec., 330ft-2.438, 660ft-3.571/218.23 mph, 1,000ft-4.525.
Randy Meyer's incremental times: 60ft-0.970 sec., 330ft-2.483, 660ft-3.627/218.65 mph, 1,000ft-4.600.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  323 Brandon Booher                         33 Jared Dreher                 
E2                   0.043  5.566 228.23     ****WINNER****  0.051  5.456 254.62
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Dubbin    ) 0.075  5.392 268.12      (J Fricke    ) 0.064  5.384 255.24
 Qualified:             #1  5.410 266.53                        #5  5.485 254.33
Booher gets a small head start at the green and then watches Dreher drive on by at the 330 light.

Dreher continues to slowly pull ahead until about the 1000 foot lights, where Booher slows.

Dreher gives up lane choice to Gingles in the final round.

Jared Dreher's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.028), 330 ft(0.001), 660ft(0.043), 1,000ft(0.050). MOV: 0.1023 seconds (approximately 34 feet).

Brandon Booher's incremental times: 60ft-0.918 sec., 330ft-2.458, 660ft-3.643/210.14 mph, 1,000ft-4.642.
Jared Dreher's incremental times: 60ft-0.938 sec., 330ft-2.449, 660ft-3.592/216.86 mph, 1,000ft-4.584.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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