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Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 17:07 PM

Pro Stock Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock 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
   11 Shane Gray                             21 Kurt Johnson                 
E2                   0.043 16.018  53.75     ****WINNER****  0.011  6.587 210.08
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Enders-Ste) 0.004  6.586 211.03      (M Edwards   ) 0.041 10.021 104.02
 Qualified:             #9  6.567 211.33                       #16  6.595 210.60
1:51 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 19 percent, barometer 28.94 inches, adjusted altitude 2,870 feet, track temperature 102 degrees.

Gray is 5 - 2 against Johnson in prior events and 2-0 in round two.

Gray shakes the tires hard right off the line and Johnson keeps on trucking to an easy win.

Kurt Johnson's MOV: 9.4634 seconds (more than 100 feet). r

Kurt Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-0.986 sec., 330ft-2.761, 660ft-4.241/166.33 mph, 1,000ft-5.515.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Jason Line                            256 Buddy Perkinson              
E2                   0.049  6.685 211.43     ****WINNER****  0.025  6.567 211.96
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Stanfield ) 0.024  6.560 211.76      (B Massel    ) 0.017  6.680 207.02
 Qualified:             #2  6.543 212.16                        #7  6.556 211.43
Line is 2 - 0 against Perkinson in prior events. Line's tie with Edwards was resolved last round and, once again, he has a much win race.

Perkinson gets a big head start, but doesn't need it, as Line's Camaro goes dead right off the line and he las to pump the throttle.

Line chases, but to no avail.

Buddy Perkinson's MOV: 0.1427 seconds (approximately 44 feet). r Buddy Perkinson's incremental times: 60ft-0.989 sec., 330ft-2.762, 660ft-4.235/167.24 mph, 1,000ft-5.502.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Allen Johnson                          25 Jeg Coughlin                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.013  6.566 211.63                    -0.001  6.560 209.69
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Brogdon   ) 0.018  6.536 211.56      (V Nobile    ) 0.031  6.544 211.26
 Qualified:             #5  6.550 211.73                        #4  6.545 211.43
Our new 2013 Champion faces the 2102 Champion. Coughlin is 29 - 20 against Johnson in prior events and Johnson has a 8-4 second round advantage.

WHOA!! Coughlin goes red by just -0.001 to give the easy win to Johnson. He runs quicker than Johnson too.

Allen Johnson wins lane choice over Kurt Johnson in round three too.

Allen Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-1.003 sec., 330ft-2.766, 660ft-4.234/167.38 mph, 1,000ft-5.499.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  317 Rickie Jones                            5 Greg Anderson                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.021  6.546 211.96                     0.049 10.800  83.97
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Hartford  ) 0.042  6.532 211.73      (V Gaines    ) 0.019  6.537 212.09
 Qualified:             #3  6.544 211.46                       #11  6.576 210.37
Anderson is 9 - 1 against Jones in prior events and 6-1 in round two.

Jones is away first and gets the easy win, as Anderson has traction issues and slows.

Rickie Jones' incremental times: 60ft-0.992 sec., 330ft-2.751, 660ft-4.217/167.93 mph, 1,000ft-5.481.

2:03 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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