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Sat, 08 Feb 2014, 20:37 PM

Super Comp Round 5 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 5 eliminations in Super Comp at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 54th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   73 Thomas Bayer                         7450 Don Meziere                  
E5                   0.009  8.964 149.05     ****WINNER****  0.016  8.945 171.47
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.064             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.045
 Prior rounds:
E4    (C Ferre     ) 0.002  8.901  0.001      (D Crumlich  ) 0.019  8.978  0.078
E3    (K Wright    ) 0.012  8.896 -0.004      (G Kern      ) 0.021  8.913  0.013
E2    (S Williams  ) 0.008  8.884 -0.016      (S Chennault ) 0.007  8.907  0.007
E1    (S Moldenhaue) 0.028  8.958  0.058      (L Davidson  ) 0.014  9.083  0.183
 Qualified:            #24  8.958  0.058                       #27  9.083  0.183
5:29 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 65 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 29.08 inches, adjusted altitude 1,913 feet, track temperature 69 degrees.

Winner will get the bye run to the finals.

Two good lights and Bayer gets the starting line advantage with a 0.009. He gives up too much stripe and Don Meziere gets the win. MOV: 0.0122 seconds (approximately 3 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7028 Don Barton                           7013 Bobby Dye Jr.                
E5                   0.073  8.930 167.45     ****WINNER****  0.025  8.961 165.44
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.030             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.061
 Prior rounds:
E4    (T Smith     ) 0.081  8.905  0.005                     0.033  8.868 -0.032
E3    (C Dwyer     ) 0.019  8.932  0.032      (B Mirizio   ) 0.000  8.879 -0.021
E2    (J Richardson) 0.015  8.929  0.029      (B Botelho   ) 0.024  8.883 -0.017
E1    (J Davis     ) 0.057  8.947  0.047      (S Shearer   ) 0.006  8.918  0.018
 Qualified:            #21  8.947  0.047                       #13  8.918  0.018
Dye gets the starting line advantage and Barton can't run him down. MOV: 0.0173 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7498 Steve Casner                         7395 Justin Morgan                
E5   ****WINNER****  0.024  8.957 183.10                     0.023  8.958 157.98
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.057             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.058
 Prior rounds:
E4    (T Langan    ) 0.028  8.939  0.039      (L Scarth    ) 0.022  8.889 -0.011
E3    (D Krieger   ) 0.012  8.874 -0.026      (M Lane      ) 0.014  8.867 -0.033
E2    (S Parsons   ) 0.023  8.919  0.019      (M Hiatt     ) -0.041  8.854 -0.046
E1    (R Alonzo    ) 0.013  8.873 -0.027      (A Madrid    ) 0.004  8.928  0.028
 Qualified:            #40  8.873 -0.027                       #18  8.928  0.028
Just 0.001 difference in RT and Steve Casner just gets the win. MOV: 0.0003 seconds (approximately 1 inches). He races Dye later.

Steve Casner's package: 0.081. Justin Morgan's package: 0.081.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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