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Sun, 29 Sep 2013, 16:09 PM

Top Sportsman Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





MADISON, Ill. - Results of final, round 5 eliminations in Top Sportsman at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Second annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4317 Robert Irby                          577C Rick Bowman                  
E5   ****WINNER****  0.030  7.106 188.23                     0.020  7.079 190.97
          TS  Dial: 7.08 (+/-):  0.026              TS  Dial: 7.04 (+/-):  0.039
 Prior rounds:
E4    (G Butcher   ) 0.014  7.122  0.062      (T Schmidt   ) 0.020  7.056  0.016
E3    (L Demers    ) 0.002  7.093  0.013      (F Sommer    ) 0.010  7.048  0.008
E2    (M McDonald  ) 0.045  7.096  0.026      (G Julius    ) 0.013  7.073  0.043
E1    (J White     ) 0.009  7.086  0.006      (T Turner    ) 0.047  7.055  0.015
 Qualified:            #18  7.097 189.42                       #17  7.055 197.48
3:05 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 45 percent, barometer 29.55 inches, adjusted altitude 2,139 feet, track temperature 106 degrees.

Bowman has one national event win in Super Comp and has a runner up in Super Gas.

This is Irby's first final.

Bowman gets the advantage off the line but can't run the number. irby takes the stripe and his first national event win.

Robert Irby's MOV: 0.0034 seconds (approximately 11 inches).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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