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Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 18:40 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 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
    1 Allen Johnson                          21 Kurt Johnson                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.019  6.548 211.23                     0.001  6.598 210.34
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Coughlin  ) 0.013  6.566 211.63      (S Gray      ) 0.011  6.587 210.08
E1    (R Brogdon   ) 0.018  6.536 211.56      (M Edwards   ) 0.041 10.021 104.02
 Qualified:             #5  6.550 211.73                       #16  6.595 210.60
3:30 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 81 degrees, relative humidity 18 percent, barometer 28.94 inches, adjusted altitude 2,908 feet, track temperature 92 degrees.

A. Johnson and K. Johnson have each won 15 times against the other in prior events. Allen J. is 3-1 over Kurt in round three match ups.

Kurt swings for the fence and nails the tree with a stellar 0.001 light. He leads Allen to past the three-thirty light, before the MOPAR power drives on by for the ten foot win.

Allen Johnson's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.021), 330 ft(-0.003), 660ft(0.013), 1,000ft(0.024). MOV: 0.0323 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

Allen Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-0.995 sec., 330ft-2.754, 660ft-4.219/167.78 mph, 1,000ft-5.483.
Kurt Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-0.992 sec., 330ft-2.769, 660ft-4.250/166.09 mph, 1,000ft-5.525.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  317 Rickie Jones                          256 Buddy Perkinson              
E3   ****WINNER****  0.025  6.548 211.86                     0.071  6.574 211.83
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Anderson  ) 0.021  6.546 211.96      (J Line      ) 0.025  6.567 211.96
E1    (M Hartford  ) 0.042  6.532 211.73      (B Massel    ) 0.017  6.680 207.02
 Qualified:             #3  6.544 211.46                        #7  6.556 211.43
Jones is 1 - 0 against Perkinson in prior events.

It's Jones from wire to wire with another strong pass. He matches Allen Johnson's ET and will take lane choice with a better speed.

Rickie Jones' incremental times: 60ft-0.993 sec., 330ft-2.750, 660ft-4.216/167.70 mph, 1,000ft-5.482.
Buddy Perkinson's incremental times: 60ft-0.990 sec., 330ft-2.764, 660ft-4.239/166.93 mph, 1,000ft-5.507.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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