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Sun, 27 Oct 2013, 16:59 PM

Pro Modified Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Modified 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
  205 Kevin Rivenbark                         5 Danny Rowe                   
E3                   0.025  6.036 230.57     ****WINNER****  0.052  5.967 242.58
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Smith     ) 0.025  6.009 218.62      (M Janis     ) 0.048  5.945 242.89
E1    (T Tutterow  ) 0.027  6.060 232.11      (E Latino    ) 0.060  5.971 241.37
 Qualified:            #16  6.076 231.91                        #4  5.973 242.63
Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 21 percent, barometer 27.67 inches, adjusted altitude 4,596 feet, track temperature 106 degrees.

This is the first time Rivenbark and Rowe have faced each other in eliminations. Rivenbark with the starting line advantage and then until around half track when rowe chased him down. Rowe takes the win by 0.0427 seconds (approximately 14 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Troy Coughlin                        5011 Mike Knowles                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.043  5.902 247.29                     0.043  5.938 243.85
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Radford   ) 0.042  5.889 246.75      (M Castellana) 0.108  5.883 245.18
E1    (D Stevenson ) 0.069  5.918 245.72      (B Rahaim    ) 0.054  5.945 241.89
 Qualified:             #2  5.922 245.99                        #3  5.948 241.93
Coughlin is 3 - 1 against Knowles in prior events. They leave together and then coughlin spun the tires hard right at the hit, but got it to hook up and took the win. Troy Coughlin's MOV: 0.0368 seconds (approximately 13 feet). Coughlin will have lane choice over Rowe in the final.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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