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Fri, 08 Nov 2013, 15:14 PM

Super Gas Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Super Gas at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 49th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7787 Phillip Pacatang                     7224 John Ross                    
E2                   0.001  9.890 155.35     ****WINNER****  0.020  9.909 162.55
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.010             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.009
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Balough   ) 0.007  9.907  0.007      (P Bothe     ) 0.013  9.971  0.071
 Qualified:             #7  9.907  0.007                       #27  9.971  0.071
11:53 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 17 percent, barometer 28.91 inches, adjusted altitude 2,852 feet, track temperature 102 degrees.

John Ross runs 0.009 to the index. Pacatang broke out by -0.010 after a 0.001 light..


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7833 Dave Meziere                         7047 Mike Blodgett                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.030  9.912 157.21                     0.018  9.886 136.76
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.012             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.014
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L Scarth    ) 0.016  9.913  0.013      (C Waggoner J) 0.003  9.892 -0.008
 Qualified:            #11  9.913  0.013                       #31  9.892 -0.008
Dave Meziere's MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7657 Loreen Rogers                        7862 Dave Coapstick               
E2                  -0.004  9.901 158.43     ****WINNER****  0.012  9.937 155.60
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.001             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.037
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Speed     ) 0.001  9.970  0.070      (R Naber     ) 0.019  9.904  0.004
 Qualified:            #26  9.970  0.070                        #6  9.904  0.004
Dave Coapstick's MOV: opponent's -0.004 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    7 Tommy Phillips                        717 Randy Balough                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.021  9.908 159.87                     0.018  9.894 167.68
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.008             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.006
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Galante   ) 0.000  9.954  0.054      (T Wiens III ) 0.000  9.900  0.000
 Qualified:            #21  9.954  0.054                        #1  9.900  0.000
Balough cut a perfect run in round one and gets to run Phillips for his efforts.

Tommy Phillips gets the win with a 0.008 run to the index. MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.006.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6186 Dave Kelly                           6909 Kirk Lanz                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.013  9.929 148.94                     0.041  9.889 170.13
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.029             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.011
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Mignacca  ) 0.008  9.921  0.021      (G Ventura   ) 0.000  9.870 -0.030
 Qualified:            #15  9.921  0.021                       #35  9.870 -0.030
Dave Kelly's MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7442 Mike Lang                            177K Alan Kenny                   
E2                  -0.004  9.883 150.58     ****WINNER****  0.019  9.875 168.41
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.017             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.025
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Newman    ) 0.015  9.968  0.068      (D Anderson  ) 0.026  9.904  0.004
 Qualified:            #25  9.968  0.068                        #5  9.904  0.004
Alan Kenny's MOV: opponent's -0.004 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7192 Ryan Herem                           5298 Kent Boehner                 
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.083  9.917 163.06
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): 90.099             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.017
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Wallace   ) -0.014  9.824 -0.076      (R Bowers    ) 0.009  9.939  0.039
 Qualified:            #37  9.824 -0.076                       #17  9.939  0.039
Herems car shutters and jumps through the beams when he went up on the transbrake. Boehner gets the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 701P Pete Zak                             7292 Todd Barton                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.033  9.884 146.99                     0.051  9.847 152.37
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.016             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.053
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Silvia    ) 0.002  9.954  0.054      (K Kleinewebe) 0.013  9.900  0.000
 Qualified:            #22  9.954  0.054                        #2  9.900  0.000
Pete Zak's MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5887 Rick Cates                           7566 Ray Cordeiro                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.005  9.962 147.01                     0.026  9.957 160.71
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.062             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.057
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Broussard ) 0.023  9.912  0.012      (S Parsons   ) 0.003  9.895 -0.005
 Qualified:             #9  9.912  0.012                       #29  9.895 -0.005
Rick Cates has a strong 0.005 light. MOV: 0.0164 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7261 Dana Keniry                          7236 Mike Blodgett Sr.            
E2                   0.023  9.899 154.39     ****WINNER****  0.028  9.913 152.12
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.001             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.013
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Kenny     ) -0.008  9.963  0.063      (G Reust     ) 0.011  9.904  0.004
 Qualified:            #24  9.963  0.063                        #4  9.904  0.004
Just 0.005 difference at the green. Mike Blodgett Sr.'s MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.001.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 660G Dana Glenn                              9 Steve Apted                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.007  9.950 134.23                    -0.010  9.884 167.32
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.050             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.016
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Pierce    ) 0.051  9.749 -0.151      (V Torres    ) 0.020  9.945  0.045
 Qualified:            #39  9.749 -0.151                       #19  9.945  0.045
Dana Glenn has a 0.007 light. MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  605 Mike Ferderer                        780V Val Torres Jr                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.021  9.957 154.94                     0.026 10.342 147.96
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.057             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.442
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Mitchell  ) 0.007  9.919  0.019      (B Earleywine) 0.046  9.888 -0.012
 Qualified:            #14  9.919  0.019                       #34  9.888 -0.012
Torres lifts and gives the easy win to Ferderer.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 710F Craig Blaisdell                      770A Michael Boner                
E2                   0.178  9.896 165.56     ****WINNER****  0.087  9.952 145.36
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.004             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.052
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Okerman   ) 0.027  9.903  0.003      (E DeStaute  ) 0.017  9.962  0.062
 Qualified:             #3  9.903  0.003                       #23  9.962  0.062
Michael Boner's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0350 seconds (approximately 8 feet), opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7890 Randy Fabbro                            5 Jimmy Lewis                  
E2                  -0.003  9.906 135.89     ****WINNER****  0.006  9.909 168.60
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.006             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.009
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Galati    ) 0.008  9.890 -0.010      (D Sato      ) 0.042  9.915  0.015
 Qualified:            #33  9.890 -0.010                       #13  9.915  0.015
Jimmy Lewis' MOV: opponent's -0.003 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6173 Ken Mostowich                        7775 Karen Comstock               
E2                   0.023  9.879 163.93     ****WINNER****  0.001  9.890 159.27
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.021             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.010
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Grant     ) 0.007  9.910  0.010      (G Smith     ) 0.042  9.896 -0.004
 Qualified:             #8  9.910  0.010                       #28  9.896 -0.004
Karen Comstock starts with a 0.001. MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0110 seconds (approximately 3 feet) in a double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7592 John Parrino                          735 Steve Williams               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.004  9.901 148.27                    -0.008  9.901 171.55
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.001             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.001
 Prior rounds:
E1    (W Newman    ) 0.035  9.686 -0.214      (E Olpin     ) 0.018  9.947  0.047
 Qualified:            #40  9.686 -0.214                       #20  9.947  0.047
Both cars run 0.001 to the index, but Williams is red by -0.008.

John Parrino's package: 0.005.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    8 Aaron Kinard                         788D Douglas Crumlich             
E2                   0.024  9.887 163.99     ****WINNER****  0.018  9.889 160.63
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.013             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.011
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Anderson  ) 0.013  9.913  0.013      (C Langdon   ) 0.016  9.893 -0.007
 Qualified:            #10  9.913  0.013                       #30  9.893 -0.007
Douglas Crumlich's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0040 seconds (approximately 12 inches) in a double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7335 Anthony Galati                        731 Rick Beckstrom               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.012  9.902 148.66                     0.019  9.932 165.68
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.002             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.032
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Serna     ) 0.023  9.891 -0.009      (R Willis    ) 0.022  9.914  0.014
 Qualified:            #32  9.891 -0.009                       #12  9.914  0.014
Anthony Galati runs 0.002 to the index. MOV: 0.0378 seconds (approximately 9 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 736F Jeff Farrar                          449B Lloyd Parfait                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.002  9.928 153.32                     0.021  9.918 155.78
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.028             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.018
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Childers  ) 0.006  9.941  0.041      (T Hiatt     ) 0.018  9.776 -0.124
 Qualified:            #18  9.941  0.041                       #38  9.776 -0.124
Jeff Farrar cuts a strong 0.002. MOV: 0.0095 seconds (approximately 2 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   73 Thomas Bayer                          767 Mike Wiblishouser            
E2                   0.022  9.886 140.94     ****WINNER****  0.010  9.933 161.25
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.014             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.033
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Stoffer   ) 0.080  9.856 -0.044      (C Dales     ) 0.014  9.922  0.022
 Qualified:            #36  9.856 -0.044                       #16  9.922  0.022
Mike Wiblishouser's MOV: Opponent broke out.

12:11 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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