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Sun, 09 Feb 2014, 18:39 PM

Competition Eliminator Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 5 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
    1 Alan Ellis                            717 Mike DePalma                 
E5                   0.044  6.572 205.54     ****WINNER****  0.017  8.062 166.09
        A/AP Index: 7.11 (+/-): -0.538             C/T Index: 8.63 (+/-): -0.568
 Prior rounds:
E4                   0.722 14.921  7.811      (D Fletcher  ) 0.068  8.124 -0.596
E3    (S Hedlund   ) 0.028  6.609 -0.551                     0.044  8.735  0.015
E2    (T Mandella  ) 0.045  6.654 -0.566      (T Mettler   ) 0.026  8.215 -0.595
E1    (D Carter    ) 0.005  6.798 -0.422      (D Giroux    ) 0.055  9.716  0.906
 Qualified:             #5  6.591 -0.629                        #2  8.152 -0.658
3:31 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 66 degrees, relative humidity 52 percent, barometer 29.00 inches, adjusted altitude 2,033 feet, track temperature 82 degrees.

Alan Ellis has a 0.11 CIC penalty; Mike DePalma has a 0.18 CIC penalty. DePalma has four National Event wins and won here in 2002. Ellis is the 2013 Competition Eliminator Champion and has five National Event wins.

DePalma gets the head start and scores a better RT too. Ellis has the power, but just can't run him down.

DePalma is the winner, but takes some serious CIC penalty to the next race!

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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