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Sun, 29 Sep 2013, 16:49 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





MADISON, Ill. - Results of final, round 4 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                              6 Matt Smith                   
E4                   0.026  6.950 192.14     ****WINNER****  0.046  6.887 194.52
 Prior rounds:
E3    (S Pollacheck) 0.033  6.991 191.16      (M Ray       ) 0.040  6.846 195.68
E2    (H Arana     ) 0.030  6.883 193.63      (E Krawiec   ) 0.027  6.884 193.68
E1    (A Arana     ) 0.040  6.872 193.68      (J DeSantis  ) 0.109  6.845 195.70
 Qualified:             #9  6.885 195.70                        #3  6.850 195.68
3:46 p.m. Tonglet is 8 - 4 against Smith in prior events and Tonglet is 1 - 0 against Smith in prior final rounds.

Smith has 14 wins, one this year.

Tonglet has nine wins, none this year.

Tonglet lost to Smith last week in round two.

Tonglet gets out of the gate first but it isn't enough. Smith runs him down at the 330 foot mark and pulls away for the win.

Matt Smith's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.013), 330 ft(-0.003), 660ft(0.014), 1,000ft(0.030). MOV: 0.0431 seconds (approximately 12 feet).

Smith gets his 15th career win and will leave here with the points lead.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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