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Sun, 27 Oct 2013, 17:33 PM

Top Alcohol Dragster Round 3 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster 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
    2 Chris Demke                            64 Ray Martin                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.054  5.366 268.76                     0.058  9.837  72.21
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Mercier   ) 0.066  5.402 268.87      (A Bradshaw  ) 0.083  5.430 263.51
E1    (J Ashwell   ) 0.059  5.321 269.94      (S Cowie     ) 0.077  5.355 268.38
 Qualified:             #1  5.298 270.59                        #5  5.350 267.59
2:26 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.

Demke is 1 - 0 against Martin in prior events.

Martin gets about 200 feet out, the engine pops, and then goes silent. Demke went right down the groove for the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Jim Whiteley                            8 Mark Taliaferro              
E3   ****WINNER****  0.079  5.343 269.24                     0.074  5.419 267.48
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D St Arnaud ) 0.091  5.322 271.41      (G Bateman   ) 0.090  5.406 267.27
E1    (D Shields   ) 0.051  5.287 271.13      (J Ahten     ) 0.100  5.345 267.59
 Qualified:             #2  5.308 270.48                        #6  5.368 268.54
Whiteley gets out in front quickly and goes straight down the groove to take the win.

Whiteley will have lane choice over Demke in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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