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Sat, 26 Apr 2014, 21:42 PM

Top Dragster Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





BAYTOWN, Texas - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Dragster at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 27th annual O'Reilly NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 491C Mario Boesch                         4760 Chris Gulitti                
E2                  -0.003 10.057  74.20     ****WINNER****  0.021  6.845 194.91
         T/D  Dial: 6.68 (+/-):  3.377             T/D  Dial: 6.84 (+/-):  0.005
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J White     ) 0.032  6.719  0.049      (R LeJeune   ) 0.014  6.850  0.030
 Qualified:            #22  6.661 204.54                       #30  6.830 194.69
8:22 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 77 degrees, relative humidity 78 percent, barometer 29.73 inches, adjusted altitude 2,367 feet.



 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4600 Todd Schumert                        4962 Scott Barker                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.034  6.710 180.52                     0.126  6.758 194.04
         T/D  Dial: 6.64 (+/-):  0.070             T/D  Dial: 6.75 (+/-):  0.008
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Gibson    ) 0.011  6.656  0.046      (J Ogden     ) 0.012  6.759  0.029
 Qualified:            #16  6.616 204.63                       #24  6.720 202.15
Todd Schumert's MOV: 0.0301 seconds (approximately 9 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4941 Samuel Patrick                       571P Anita Strasburg              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.006  6.790 197.68                     0.052  6.637 204.42
         T/D  Dial: 6.79 (+/-):  0.000             T/D  Dial: 6.62 (+/-):  0.017
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Murry     ) 0.014  6.788  0.028      (D Sheetz    ) 0.000  6.637  0.027
 Qualified:            #27  6.764 201.64                       #19  6.629 204.26
Nice 0.006 winning package for Patrick.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4399 Gary Mock                            4281 Rob McKinley                 
E2                   0.029  6.709 203.92     ****WINNER****  0.026  6.146 224.21
         T/D  Dial: 6.73 (+/-): -0.021             T/D  Dial: 6.16 (+/-): -0.014
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Raftery   ) 0.017  6.766  0.056      (E McGee     ) 0.009  6.169  0.059
 Qualified:            #25  6.726 203.71                        #1  6.115 227.15
Rob McKinley's MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   42 Mark Jones                           4790 John Garner                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.004  6.738 205.16                     0.022  6.736 197.80
         T/D  Dial: 6.72 (+/-):  0.018             T/D  Dial: 6.72 (+/-):  0.016
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Kile      ) 0.053  6.733 -0.007      (M Le Bleu   ) 0.063  6.744  0.014
 Qualified:            #18  6.619 208.39                       #26  6.733 200.98
Mark Jones' MOV: 0.0161 seconds (approximately 5 feet). He races Gulitti in the quarterfinals.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 418X Allen Constantine                     408 Richard Prince               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.059  6.356 190.70                     0.019  8.038 105.36
         T/D  Dial: 6.24 (+/-):  0.116             T/D  Dial: 6.56 (+/-):  1.478
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Arabie    ) 0.123  6.264  0.074      (J Gascoyne  ) 0.016  6.605  0.055
 Qualified:             #5  6.188 227.77                       #13  6.540 219.44
Prince slowed around half track. Constantine will face McKinley in round three.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   52 Phil Unruh                            486 Angie Cart                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.028  6.494 186.64                     0.210  6.571 202.45
         T/D  Dial: 6.42 (+/-):  0.074             T/D  Dial: 6.57 (+/-):  0.001
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Patterson ) 0.006  6.519  0.119      (M Weaver    ) 0.025  6.702  0.142
 Qualified:             #7  6.392 216.97                       #15  6.570 207.46
Unruh faces Patrick in round three.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   45 Wade Pennington                      4170 David Strain                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.020  6.585 179.97                           No Time      
         T/D  Dial: 6.20 (+/-):  0.385             T/D  Dial: 6.20 (+/-): 93.799
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Slatten   ) 0.027  7.782  1.582      (S Evans     ) 0.296 12.923  6.173
 Qualified:             #4  6.185 224.66                       #28  6.778 200.02
Strain was a no-show. Pennington races Schumert next round.

That's a wrap for today, racing resumes at 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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