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Sun, 10 Nov 2013, 20:02 PM

Pro Stock Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 4 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
  317 Rickie Jones                            1 Allen Johnson                
E4   ****WINNER****  0.015  6.584 210.28                     0.030  6.581 211.03
 Prior rounds:
E3    (B Perkinson ) 0.025  6.548 211.86      (K Johnson   ) 0.019  6.548 211.23
E2    (G Anderson  ) 0.021  6.546 211.96      (J Coughlin  ) 0.013  6.566 211.63
E1    (M Hartford  ) 0.042  6.532 211.73      (R Brogdon   ) 0.018  6.536 211.56
 Qualified:             #3  6.544 211.46                        #5  6.550 211.73
4:43 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 79 degrees, relative humidity 19 percent, barometer 28.93 inches, adjusted altitude 2,789 feet, track temperature 87 degrees.

Johnson is 9 - 4 against Jones in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round. Allen Johnson has four wins and four runner-ups this year, with a 44-19 win/loss ratio. He also has 44 career finals rounds. Career wise, he has a 352/282 win/loss history. This is Jones' first time in a final round this year and he has three career runner-ups. The championship was decided earlier, but Allen Johnson will take over the number two position. We still have end of season bragging rights to go!

Jones is away first and just stays out in front, powering down the track to steal the victory with a hole shot.

This makes another first time winner and the ninth different winner this year.

Rickie Jones' incremental margins: 60ft(0.013), 330 ft(0.023), 660ft(0.022), 1,000ft(0.017). MOV: 0.0123 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

Rickie Jones' incremental times: 60ft-0.998 sec., 330ft-2.764, 660ft-4.238/166.62 mph, 1,000ft-5.511.
Allen Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.772, 660ft-4.245/166.95 mph, 1,000ft-5.513.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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