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Sun, 29 Sep 2013, 14:23 PM

Super Gas Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - Results of round 2 eliminations in Super Gas at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, Night of Fire at Rocky Mountain Raceway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  731 Rick Beckstrom                       7292 Todd Barton                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.017 10.348 155.79                     0.024 10.344 144.25
         S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-): -0.002            S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-): -0.006
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Langdon   ) 0.003 10.373  0.023      (T Sims      ) 0.035 10.404  0.054
 Qualified:             #3 10.373  0.023                        #9 10.404  0.054
12:16 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 20 percent, barometer 25.67 inches, adjusted altitude 6,465 feet, track temperature 73 degrees.

Rick Beckstrom's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0030 seconds (approximately 8 inches) in a double breakout.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7888 Barry Willoughby                      543 Craig Maddox                 
E2                   0.033 10.418 142.31     ****WINNER****  0.042 10.398 152.90
         S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-):  0.068            S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-):  0.048
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Olpin     ) 0.017 10.337 -0.013      (D Hay       ) 0.045 10.382  0.032
 Qualified:            #12 10.337 -0.013                        #6 10.382  0.032
Craig Maddox's MOV: 0.0118 seconds (approximately 2 feet). He faces Beckstrom in round three.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  767 Mike Wiblishouser                     509 Scott Strausheim             
E2   ****WINNER****  0.003 10.448 147.73                     0.029 10.348 146.53
         S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-):  0.098            S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-): -0.002
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Griffiths ) 0.031 10.606  0.256      (L Theobald  ) 0.042 10.376  0.026
 Qualified:            #11 10.606  0.256                        #5 10.376  0.026
Mike Wiblishouser starts with a great 0.003 light for the win. MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.002.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5887 Rick Cates                            588 Terry Keddington             
E2   ****WINNER****  0.003 10.355 155.22                     0.014 10.359 160.11
         S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-):  0.005            S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-):  0.009
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Sides     ) 0.011 10.387  0.037      (M Miller    ) 0.013 10.366  0.016
 Qualified:             #7 10.387  0.037                        #1 10.366  0.016
Rick Cates has a 0.003 light. MOV: 0.0155 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

Rick Cates' package: 0.008.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5298 Kent Boehner                            9 Steve Apted                  
E2                   0.030 10.337 150.93     ****WINNER****  0.030 10.360 161.89
         S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-): -0.013            S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-):  0.010
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Blodgett  ) 0.009 10.391  0.041      (R Kato      ) 0.009 10.368  0.018
 Qualified:             #8 10.391  0.041                        #2 10.368  0.018
Identical reaction times and Steve Apted gets the win. MOV: Opponent broke out. He races Wiblishouser next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6898 Paul Bognar                          7851 Robert Naber                 
E2                   0.116 10.325 126.03     ****WINNER****  0.031 10.398 145.74
         S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-): -0.025            S/G Index: 10.35 (+/-):  0.048
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Keck      ) 0.132 10.470  0.120      (M Ted Wiens ) 0.035 10.376  0.026
 Qualified:            #10 10.470  0.120                        #4 10.376  0.026
Robert Naber's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0120 seconds (approximately 2 feet), opponent broke out. He faces Cates in round three.

12:20 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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