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Sun, 09 Feb 2014, 17:21 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 4 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
  717 Mike DePalma                         1781 Dan Fletcher                 
E4   ****WINNER****  0.068  8.124 155.29                     0.018  8.044 160.79
         C/T Index: 8.72 (+/-): -0.596            C/EA Index: 8.51 (+/-): -0.466
 Prior rounds:
E3                   0.044  8.735  0.015      (J Lane      ) 0.026  8.169 -0.341
E2    (T Mettler   ) 0.026  8.215 -0.595      (D Lambeck   ) 0.025  8.444 -0.066
E1    (D Giroux    ) 0.055  9.716  0.906      (E Sigmon    ) 0.050  8.004 -0.616
 Qualified:             #2  8.152 -0.658                        #8  8.008 -0.612
2:16 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 62 degrees, relative humidity 59 percent, barometer 29.02 inches, adjusted altitude 1,794 feet, track temperature 72 degrees.

Mike DePalma has a 0.09 CIC penalty; Dan Fletcher has a 0.11 CIC penalty.

Fletcher gets a big starting line advantage, but DePalma runs him down with a big ET More CIC hits!


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    1 Alan Ellis                                 Bye
E4   ****WINNER****  0.722 14.921   NS       
        A/AP Index: 7.11 (+/-):  7.811    
 Prior rounds:
E3    (S Hedlund   ) 0.028  6.609 -0.551   
E2    (T Mandella  ) 0.045  6.654 -0.566   
E1    (D Carter    ) 0.005  6.798 -0.422   
 Qualified:             #5  6.591 -0.629                     Bye
Ellis takes the green and backs out.

2:18 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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