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Sun, 27 Oct 2013, 16:45 PM

Pro Stock Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   21 Kurt Johnson                            3 Vincent Nobile               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.052  8.016 152.42                     0.034 20.992  30.81
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Edwards   ) 0.026  6.704 206.57      (G Anderson  ) 0.011  6.661 207.40
 Qualified:            #16  6.723 205.94                        #9  6.656 207.72
Weather conditions: air temperature 79 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 27.75 inches, adjusted altitude 4,236 feet, track temperature 106 degrees.

Johnson and Nobile have each won 3 times against the other in prior events. Nobile with the starting line advantage and then had violent tire shake and clicked it off...Johnson made a quick move toward the centerline and he pulled back into his lane and then car made another move toward the centerline. He finally pushed in the clutch to keep the car in his lane and take the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Jason Line                             11 Shane Gray                   
E2                   0.068  6.669 207.43     ****WINNER****  0.036  6.691 207.24
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Brogdon   ) 0.030  6.666 207.72      (M Hartford  ) 0.080  6.658 207.37
 Qualified:             #5  6.650 207.69                        #4  6.646 203.12
Line is 15 - 5 against Gray in prior events. Gray with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win. Shane Gray's MOV: 0.0101 seconds (approximately 3 feet). Gray with lane choice over K. Johnson in the semifinal.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Allen Johnson                           7 V. Gaines                    
E2                   0.034  6.703 206.45     ****WINNER****  0.012  6.683 207.15
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Jones     ) 0.035  6.654 206.99      (L Morgan    ) 0.073  6.662 208.10
 Qualified:             #7  6.651 206.99                        #2  6.641 206.20
Johnson is 15 - 8 against Gaines in prior events. Gaines with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. V. Gaines' MOV: 0.0424 seconds (approximately 13 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   25 Jeg Coughlin                            4 Erica Enders-Stevens         
E2   ****WINNER****  0.026  6.659 207.15                     0.053  6.670 206.35
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Stanfield ) 0.060  6.643 207.66      (B Perkinson ) 0.028  6.650 207.53
 Qualified:             #3  6.645 207.43                        #6  6.650 207.34
Coughlin is 5 - 2 against Enders-Stevens in prior events. Coughlin with the starting line advantage and never trailed for the win. Jeg Coughlin's MOV: 0.0387 seconds (approximately 12 feet). Coughlin will have lane choice over Gaines in the semifinal.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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