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Sun, 23 Feb 2014, 16:39 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





CHANDLER, Ariz. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Stock 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
    7 V. Gaines                             154 Vincent Nobile               
E3   ****WINNER****  0.075  6.581 211.00                     0.036  7.282 205.51
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S Tucker    ) 0.039  6.584 210.83      (S Gray      ) 0.014  6.577 210.57
E1    (R Brogdon   ) 0.042  6.573 210.28      (L Morgan    ) 0.050  6.563 210.44
 Qualified:             #8  6.571 210.70                        #4  6.551 211.16
Weather conditions: air temperature 77 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 28.74 inches, adjusted altitude 29 feet, track temperature 109 degrees.

Nobile is 5 - 3 against Gaines in prior events. Nobile with the starting line advantage and was real loose and made a move toward the wall before he pedaled it. Gaines was straight down the the groove to go to his second consecutive final round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   51 Dave Connolly                           2 Allen Johnson                
E3                   0.012  6.629 210.41     ****WINNER****  0.061  6.550 211.99
 Prior rounds:
E2    (E Enders-Ste) 0.017  6.561 211.10      (J Line      ) 0.031  6.543 212.16
E1    (J Coughlin  ) 0.028  6.551 211.30      (J Alund     ) 0.072  6.558 211.76
 Qualified:             #7  6.565 210.77                        #6  6.553 211.83
Connolly is 15 - 4 against Johnson in prior events. Connolly with a big starting line advantage, but Johnson was able to chase him down by 500 feet and takes the win. Allen Johnson's MOV: 0.0308 seconds (approximately 10 feet). Johnson will have lane choice over Gaines in the final.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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