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Sun, 09 Feb 2014, 16:15 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Competition Eliminator 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
 7298 Scott Hedlund                           1 Alan Ellis                   
E3                   0.025  7.750 174.48     ****WINNER****  0.028  6.609 190.62
        A/SM Index: 8.26 (+/-): -0.510            A/AP Index: 7.16 (+/-): -0.551
 Prior rounds:
E2    (A Strong    ) 0.141  7.832 -0.428      (T Mandella  ) 0.045  6.654 -0.566
E1    (R Van Paepeg) 0.088  7.755 -0.595      (D Carter    ) 0.005  6.798 -0.422
 Qualified:             #3  7.704 -0.646                        #5  6.591 -0.629
12:53 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 63 degrees, relative humidity 59 percent, barometer 29.05 inches, adjusted altitude 1,834 feet, track temperature 70 degrees.

Scott Hedlund has a 0.09 CIC penalty; Alan Ellis has a 0.06 CIC penalty. Winner gets the bye run to the final round.

Hedlund has a small 0.003 starting line advantage, but Ellis runs him down for the close win. Another CIC hit.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
        Bye                                 717 Mike DePalma                 
E3                                            ****WINNER****  0.044  8.735 114.52
                                                   C/T Index: 8.72 (+/-):  0.015
 Prior rounds:
E2                                           (T Mettler   ) 0.026  8.215 -0.595
E1                                           (D Giroux    ) 0.055  9.716  0.906
 Qualified:                                                       #2  8.152 -0.658
Bye run for DePalma and he clicks it off early.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1781 Dan Fletcher                            3 Jeff Lane                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.026  8.169 142.01                           No Time      
        C/EA Index: 8.51 (+/-): -0.341           C/SMA Index: 8.73 (+/-): 91.269
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Lambeck   ) 0.025  8.444 -0.066                     0.041  9.769  1.039
E1    (E Sigmon    ) 0.050  8.004 -0.616      (J Edwards   ) 0.051  9.343  0.613
 Qualified:             #8  8.008 -0.612                        #1  8.058 -0.672
Lane broke the engine yesterday and can't make the call.

Fletcher still has a chance at a triple Championship this weekend, as he gets the single to round four. He will race DePalma then.

12:57 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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