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Sun, 23 Feb 2014, 11:07 AM

Super Comp Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





CHANDLER, Ariz. - Results of round 4 eliminations in Super Comp at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 30th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7271 Shane Thompson                       722L Leslie Matsukado             
E4   ****WINNER****  0.030  8.909 173.07                     0.041  8.909 162.70
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.009             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.009
 Prior rounds:
E3    (K Mostowich ) 0.009  8.869 -0.031      (G Kern      ) 0.007  8.909  0.009
E2    (E Olpin Jr  ) 0.037  8.926  0.026      (P Dion      ) 0.008  8.950  0.050
E1    (N Markuson  ) 0.045  8.916  0.016      (K Will      ) 0.038  8.918  0.018
 Qualified:             #7  8.916  0.016                       #11  8.918  0.018
8:55 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 64 degrees, relative humidity 30 percent, barometer 28.78 inches, adjusted altitude 1,984 feet, track temperature 64 degrees.

Both cars run 0.009 to the index. Shane Thompson's MOV: 0.0112 seconds (approximately 3 feet). He gets the bye run next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 706C Chad Langdon                         7762 Chuck Hawk Jr                
E4   ****WINNER****  0.020  8.908 172.54                    -0.001  8.903 162.67
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.008             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.003
 Prior rounds:
E3    (J Freckmann ) 0.009  8.947  0.047      (D VanderMeer) 0.020  8.922  0.022
E2    (K Speed     ) 0.017  8.899 -0.001      (K Wright    ) 0.015  8.864 -0.036
E1    (L Rutland   ) 0.019  8.891 -0.009      (D Westra    ) 0.033  8.842 -0.058
 Qualified:            #33  8.891 -0.009                       #38  8.842 -0.058
Chad Langdon's MOV: opponent's -0.001 red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6691 Len Mayer                              75 Zachary Meziere              
E4                   0.035  8.914 168.32     ****WINNER****  0.002  8.932 167.18
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.014             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.032
 Prior rounds:
E3    (M MacBrair  ) 0.013  8.945  0.045      (C Waggoner  ) 0.001  8.888 -0.012
E2    (S Williams  ) 0.063  8.905  0.005      (J Berry     ) 0.008  8.921  0.021
E1    (C Forsyth   ) 0.023  8.952  0.052      (M Larson    ) 0.022  8.916  0.016
 Qualified:            #22  8.952  0.052                        #8  8.916  0.016
Zachary Meziere cuts a 0.002 light for the hole sot victory. MOV: 0.0151 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

He will face Langdon in round five.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7023 Chuck Babcock                        7806 David Alves                  
E4                   0.055  8.906 157.34     ****WINNER****  0.037  8.923 179.28
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.006             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.023
 Prior rounds:
E3                   0.045  8.894 -0.006      (C Maddox    ) 0.052  8.912  0.012
E2    (S Johnson   ) 0.044  8.898 -0.002      (K Seipel    ) 0.027  8.930  0.030
E1    (G Torres    ) 0.014  8.903  0.003      (S Gecker    ) 0.012  8.937  0.037
 Qualified:             #1  8.903  0.003                       #15  8.937  0.037
Babcock runs 0.006 to the index, but David Alves just nips him in the lights. MOV: 0.0018 seconds (approximately 5 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7748 Jack DeRencin                         555 Michael Miller               
E4                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.007  8.997 158.97
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-): 91.099             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.097
 Prior rounds:
E3    (M Harvil    ) 0.030  8.895 -0.005      (P Johnson   ) 0.016  8.913  0.013
E2    (C Lindsay   ) 0.007  8.910  0.010      (D Crawford  ) 0.038  8.883 -0.017
E1    (T Larson    ) 0.007  8.924  0.024      (D Meziere   ) 0.020  8.917  0.017
 Qualified:            #13  8.924  0.024                        #9  8.917  0.017
DeRencin is a No Show.

9:03 a.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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