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Sun, 27 Oct 2013, 16:53 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





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

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   10 Shawn Gann                           1528 John Hall                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.041  7.037 190.35                     0.097  7.030 188.25
 Prior rounds:
E1    (H Arana     ) 0.033  7.014 191.00      (C Kennedy   ) 0.022  7.032 189.90
 Qualified:            #16  7.087 187.18                        #8  6.982 190.06
1:44 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 21 percent, barometer 27.67 inches, adjusted altitude 4,596 feet, track temperature 106 degrees.

Hall is 1 - 0 against Gann in prior events.

Gann gets a big holeshot, Hall starts to reel him in, but runs out of room and Gann gets the holeshot win.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Matt Smith                              9 LE Tonglet                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.026  7.047 190.78                     0.055  7.073 189.68
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Hines     ) 0.028  6.979 192.17      (H Arana Jr  ) 0.051  7.034 189.47
 Qualified:             #4  6.957 193.02                       #12  7.021 191.57
Smith gets out of the gate first and starts to pull away. tonglet makes up a little ground but can't run down Smith.

Matt Smith's incremental margins: 60ft(0.046), 330 ft(0.060), 660ft(0.055), 1,000ft(0.053). MOV: 0.0558 seconds (approximately 16 feet).

Smith will give up lane choice to Gann in the next round.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  745 Katie Sullivan                          8 Michael Ray                  
E2                   0.009  7.082 190.00     ****WINNER****  0.017  7.004 190.54
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Arana     ) 0.031  7.011 186.02      (E Krawiec   ) 0.021  6.957 191.16
 Qualified:            #14  7.025 190.62                        #6  6.971 192.30
Sullivan gets the advantage off the line but can't hold off Ray. Ray makes the quickest pass of the round so far and keeps his championship hopes alive.

Ray has moved to second place in the points.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   77 Angie Smith                           401 Jerry Savoie                 
E2                   0.113  7.017 190.94     ****WINNER****  0.056  6.979 190.89
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Johnson   ) 0.035  7.000 191.32      (S Pollacheck) 0.030  6.966 191.38
 Qualified:            #15  7.042 189.50                        #7  6.979 191.65
Savoie gets a big holeshot and makes the quickest pass of the round to take the win.

Savoie will have lane choice over Ray in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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