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Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 17:44 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





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

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   10 Shawn Gann                              8 Michael Ray                  
E2                  -0.057  6.985 188.99     ****WINNER****  0.074  6.987 191.24
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Arana     ) 0.052  6.912 193.79      (L Tonglet   ) 0.008  6.894 193.71
 Qualified:            #15  6.961 191.95                        #7  6.905 193.24
2:02 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.

Ray is 5 - 3 against Gann in prior events, 1 - 0 in round two.

Gann went red.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Hector Arana Jr                       745 Katie Sullivan               
E2                   0.081  6.878 193.18     ****WINNER****  0.023  6.918 195.34
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Underdahl ) 0.049  6.926 193.24      (A Smith     ) 0.004  6.973 194.52
 Qualified:             #1  6.818 195.31                        #9  6.921 195.22
Arana Jr is 2 - 0 against Sullivan in prior events. This is the first time they have raced each other in round two.

Big holeshot upset win for Sullivan! Arana was closing the gap quickly, but ran out of race track and Sullivan actually pulled away in the final 320 feet.

Katie Sullivan's incremental margins: 60ft(0.047), 330 ft(0.017), 660ft(0.006), 1,000ft(0.007). MOV: 0.0188 seconds (approximately 5 feet).


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Eddie Krawiec                        1528 John Hall                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.045  6.928 191.46                     0.062  7.056 186.00
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Johnson   ) 0.006  6.930 190.70      (M Smith     ) -0.108  6.888 189.87
 Qualified:             #6  6.893 192.60                        #3  6.857 193.71
Krawiec is 3 - 1 against Hall in prior events, 1 - 0 in round two.

Hall got back in when Matt Smith was DQ'ed at the scales. Krawiec took charge at the green and steadily pulled away. He will have lane choice against Ray in the semifinals.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Hector Arana                            7 Scotty Pollacheck            
E2                   0.044  6.905 195.36     ****WINNER****  0.019  6.882 194.10
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Hines     ) 0.063  6.871 195.73      (C Kennedy   ) 0.011  6.856 194.91
 Qualified:             #5  6.875 193.02                        #4  6.874 194.18
Arana is 5 - 0 against Pollacheck in prior events.

Pollacheck was "running on mean" here, leaving first and running away for the win.

Scotty Pollacheck's incremental margins: 60ft(0.063), 330 ft(0.070), 660ft(0.066), 1,000ft(0.056). MOV: 0.0488 seconds (approximately 14 feet). He will have lane choice against Sullivan in the semifinals.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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