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Sun, 29 Sep 2013, 14:47 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





MADISON, Ill. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Second annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals:

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    9 LE Tonglet                              4 Hector Arana                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.030  6.883 193.63                     0.005  6.916 194.58
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Arana     ) 0.040  6.872 193.68      (M Berry     ) 0.029  6.895 195.36
 Qualified:             #9  6.885 195.70                        #1  6.796 198.58
1:37 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 47 percent, barometer 29.57 inches, adjusted altitude 2,132 feet, track temperature 106 degrees.

Tonglet is 6 - 2 against Arana in prior events.

Arana gets out of the gate first but started drifting to the left. He gets close to the centerline and has to lean way over to the right to try to keep it off the line. Tonglet goes right down the groove and takes the win.

LE Tonglet's incremental margins: 60ft(0.010), 330 ft(0.025), 660ft(0.023), 1,000ft(0.015). MOV: 0.0082 seconds (approximately 2 feet).


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Michael Ray                           401 Jerry Savoie                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.043  6.855 193.74                     0.030  6.919 192.58
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Gann      ) 0.017  6.860 193.13      (H Arana Jr  ) 0.015  6.878 193.07
 Qualified:             #2  6.830 196.99                       #10  6.888 192.58
Savoie gets off the line first, stays in front to the sixty foot mark, then Ray drives around him and pulls away for the win.

Michael Ray's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.005), 330 ft(0.021), 660ft(0.038), 1,000ft(0.047). MOV: 0.0517 seconds (approximately 15 feet).


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    7 Scotty Pollacheck                    1528 John Hall                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.041  6.900 193.77                     0.075  6.948 189.95
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Underdahl ) 0.027  6.881 193.18      (A Hines     ) 0.052  6.851 192.71
 Qualified:             #4  6.856 195.85                        #5  6.864 195.82
Pollacheck is 2 - 1 against Hall in prior events.

Pollacheck gets out in front off the line and never trailed.

Tonglet will have lane choice over Pollacheck in the next round.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Eddie Krawiec                           6 Matt Smith                   
E2                  -0.007  6.895 192.55     ****WINNER****  0.027  6.884 193.68
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Johnson   ) 0.043  6.866 192.77      (J DeSantis  ) 0.109  6.845 195.70
 Qualified:             #6  6.872 195.45                        #3  6.850 195.68
Krawiec leaves just a little too soon and gives the win to Smith. Smith makes a decent pass to take the win and extend his points lead over Arana Jr. but will give up lane choice to Ray in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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