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Sun, 13 Oct 2013, 12:42 PM

Super Rod Round 1 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Super Rod at the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour and Summit Super Series presented by AMSOIL, Summit World Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4761 Tommy Maedgen                        5291 Tom Patterson                
E1                   0.010  9.917 138.68     ****WINNER****  0.009  9.905 156.53
         S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.017             S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.005
 Qualified:             #4 0.011                               #11 -0.005        
11:30 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 29.93 inches, adjusted altitude 1,658 feet, track temperature 79 degrees.

Maedgen was the second place finisher in Division Two. Patterson was the second place finisher in Division Six.

They come off the line together but Patterson puts together a ..014 package and takes the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   25 Darius Poitier                       1819 Donald Webb                  
E1                   0.065  9.871 150.78     ****WINNER****  0.029  9.911 137.60
         S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.029             S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.011
 Qualified:             #6 0.023                               #13 -0.013        
Poitier was the third place finisher in Division Two. Webb finished second in Division One.

Webb gets a big advantage off the line and Poitier breaks out trying to make up the difference.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 208M Dave Marcus Jr.                        96 Ernie Knight                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.007  9.913 163.16                     0.003  9.943 136.04
         S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.013             S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.043
 Qualified:             #3 0.010                               #10 -0.005        
Marcus finished first in D2. Knight was the first place finisher in D9.

Both drivers have good lights but Knight is way off the number and Marcus takes the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 170A Kevin O'Brien                        1207 Gerald Pierce                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.045  9.929 152.49                    -0.026  9.909 159.21
         S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.029             S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.009
 Qualified:            #12 -0.011                                #5 0.012        
O'Brien finished third in D1. Pierce finished first in D1.

Pierce leaves a little too early and gives the win to O'Brien.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3351 Mike Lagos                           4488 Laramie Reid                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.027  9.911 143.90                     0.020  9.922 149.75
         S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.011             S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.022
 Qualified:            #14 -0.066                                #7 0.026        
Lagos finished second in D3. Reid finished first in D4.

Reid gets the advantage off the line but Lagos goes around him for the win.

Mike Lagos' incremental margins MOV: 0.0041 seconds (approximately 11 inches).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 9072 Brian Baker                           240 Mark Miles                   
E1                   0.010  9.925 142.48     ****WINNER****  0.007  9.923 155.49
         S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.025             S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.023
 Qualified:             #1 0.006                                #8 0.038        
Baker finished second in D9. Miles finished second in D2.

Miles gets out in front just a little off the line and hangs on to take the narrow win.

Mark Miles' MOV: 0.0058 seconds (approximately 15 inches).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   31 Jacob Elrod                          398V Vernon Rowland               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.007  9.892 153.91                     0.023  9.873 155.67
         S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.008             S/R Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.027
 Qualified:             #9 -0.001                                #2 0.007        
Elrod finished number one in D3. Rowland finished number three in D3.

Elrod gets the advantage off the line and takes the double breakout win.

In the next round it will be Patterson with lane choice over Lagos, Elrod vs. O'Brien, Marcus vs. Webb, and Miles will have a bye.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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