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Sun, 15 Sep 2013, 15:48 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





CONCORD, N.C. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Sixth annual Carlyle Tools NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by NAPA Auto Parts:

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    9 LE Tonglet                              7 Scotty Pollacheck            
E2   ****WINNER****  0.032  6.928 191.73                    -0.002  6.972 190.11
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Arana     ) 0.030  6.930 188.94      (S Gann      ) 0.001  6.919 189.71
 Qualified:            #12  6.952 191.32                        #4  6.891 191.43
3:39 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 84 degrees, relative humidity 52 percent, barometer 29.47 inches, adjusted altitude 2,950 feet, track temperature 101 degrees.

Pollacheck is 2 - 1 against Tonglet in prior events.

Pollacheck misses the tree on the wrong side and gives the win to Tonglet. Tonglet makes his quickest pass of the weekend in the win.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Andrew Hines                            6 Matt Smith                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.036  6.936 191.70                     0.053  6.934 193.46
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Hall      ) 0.034  6.931 191.76      (J Underdahl ) 0.074  6.897 193.82
 Qualified:             #9  6.924 191.81                        #1  6.854 194.97
Hines is 21 - 8 against Smith in prior events.

Hines gets the hole-shot and makes it stick. Smith starts to pick up ground late in the run but quickly ran out of race track.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Hector Arana                            1 Eddie Krawiec                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.012  6.907 195.17                     0.033  6.918 192.82
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Smith     ) 0.784  6.955 194.55      (M Berry     ) 0.046  6.892 191.59
 Qualified:             #3  6.891 194.77                        #6  6.893 193.35
Krawiec is 10 - 8 against Arana in prior events.

Arana gets out of the gate first but Krawiec drives around him quickly. Krawiec stays out in front past the 330 foot mark, then Arana reels him in and goes around for the win.

Hector Arana's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.011), 330 ft(-0.009), 660ft(0.008), 1,000ft(0.019). MOV: 0.0327 seconds (approximately 9 feet).



Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Michael Ray                             3 Hector Arana Jr              
E2                   0.098  6.894 193.77     ****WINNER****  0.037  6.891 193.71
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Savoie    ) 0.025  6.864 193.68      (S Johnson   ) 0.042  6.902 195.42
 Qualified:             #2  6.871 194.38                       #10  6.925 191.65
Arana Jr is 2 - 1 against Ray in prior events.

Arana Jr. gets a big hole-shot and starts to pull away. He makes the quickest pass of the round and hangs on for the win.

In the next round it will be tonglet with lane choice over Hines and Arana Jr. with lane choice over his dad.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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