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Sat, 08 Nov 2014, 23:43 PM

Top Sportsman Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 1 eliminations in Top Sportsman at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, Short Line Express Market Gambler Shootout:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6792 Darryn O'Connor                      7241 Bart Smith                   
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.004  7.752 181.35
          TS  Dial: 7.49 (+/-): 92.509              TS  Dial: 7.49 (+/-):  0.262
 Qualified:            #14  6.881 202.18                       #46  7.494 182.35
Smith with a great light...

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6909 Kirk Lanz                            D622 Dean Bettenson               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.018  7.389 186.67                           No Time      
          TS  Dial: 7.38 (+/-):  0.009              TS  Dial: 7.38 (+/-): 92.619
 Qualified:            #39  7.369 186.95                        #7  6.671 205.91
Bettenson was a no show...Lanz with a 0.027 package.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6646 Mike Williams                          61 Shawn Herbst                 
E1                   0.046  7.084 190.59     ****WINNER****  0.031  7.797 167.95
          TS  Dial: 7.07 (+/-):  0.014              TS  Dial: 7.77 (+/-):  0.027
 Qualified:            #26  7.077 194.27                       #58  7.761 178.00
Herbst with the starting line advantage and the win. This was a close one...Shawn Herbst's MOV: 0.0023 seconds (approximately 8 inches). Shawn Herbst's MOV: 0.0023 seconds (approximately 8 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  516 Doug Woody                           749R Justin Linares               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.004  8.733 121.07                    -0.027  6.782 204.73
          TS  Dial: 7.48 (+/-):  1.253              TS  Dial: 6.80 (+/-): -0.018
 Qualified:            #44  7.470 185.10                       #12  6.826 204.01
Linares goes red...woody with a great light and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6643 Randal Olynyk                        5464 J.J. Heber                   
E1                   0.096  7.469 183.19     ****WINNER****  0.047  6.846 191.02
          TS  Dial: 7.41 (+/-):  0.059              TS  Dial: 6.80 (+/-):  0.046
 Qualified:            #43  7.459 171.21                       #11  6.802 201.49
Heber with the starting line advantage and the win. J.J. Heber's MOV: 0.0621 seconds (approximately 17 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 710B Ken Phillips                         721P Raul Perez                   
E1                   0.021  7.654 177.44     ****WINNER****  0.033  7.055 196.24
          TS  Dial: 7.59 (+/-):  0.064              TS  Dial: 7.01 (+/-):  0.045
 Qualified:            #53  7.610 180.31                       #21  6.997 198.15
Phillips with the starting line advantage, but Perez gets the win in a close one. Raul Perez's MOV: 0.0076 seconds (approximately 24 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 614H John Tiegen                           634 Dan Lafferty                 
E1                   0.023 10.269  90.98     ****WINNER****  0.021  7.196 167.74
          TS  Dial: 8.05 (+/-):  2.219              TS  Dial: 7.13 (+/-):  0.066
 Qualified:            #63  8.032 171.88                       #31  7.119 191.73
They leave together with Lafferty getting the slight advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6718 Shane Molinari                       4880 Jimmy Lewis                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.012  7.591 180.26                    -0.013  8.788 129.67
          TS  Dial: 7.59 (+/-):  0.001              TS  Dial: 6.98 (+/-):  1.808
 Qualified:            #51  7.549 182.60                       #19  6.992 200.14
Lewis is too quick on the tree and turns on the red light. Shane Molinari's package: 0.013 for the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  748 Ray Buckley                          7282 Doug Watts                   
E1                   0.005  9.791  96.50     ****WINNER****  0.035  7.448 169.02
          TS  Dial: 8.01 (+/-):  1.781              TS  Dial: 7.08 (+/-):  0.368
 Qualified:            #64  8.400 160.75                       #32  7.139 193.52
Buckley with the starting line advantage and then is out of the groove and clicks it off. Watts with the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4760 Chris Gulitti                        7197 Marty Castagno               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.000  6.684 204.08                     0.016  7.452 187.68
          TS  Dial: 6.69 (+/-): -0.006              TS  Dial: 7.47 (+/-): -0.018
 Qualified:             #9  6.710 205.41                       #41  7.448 186.64
Gulitti with a perfect light and the win. Chris Gulitti's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0040 seconds (approximately 13 inches) in a double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   78 Ken Ratzloff                           62 Daryl Hemley                 
E1                   0.012  7.648 178.97     ****WINNER****  0.008  6.996 197.77
          TS  Dial: 7.63 (+/-):  0.018              TS  Dial: 6.98 (+/-):  0.016
 Qualified:            #55  7.631 180.14                       #23  7.022 198.26
Hemley with a great light and the win in a close one. Daryl Hemley's MOV: 0.0069 seconds (approximately 22 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6998 Rod Andreas                          6969 Rod Hymas                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.057  7.599 183.10                    -0.005  6.976 196.56
          TS  Dial: 7.56 (+/-):  0.039              TS  Dial: 6.98 (+/-): -0.004
 Qualified:            #52  7.566 182.18                       #20  6.995 196.30
Hymas goes red...

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6170 Gene Lamay                           D712 Phil Dion                    
E1                  -0.055  9.349 106.78     ****WINNER****  0.009  7.231 161.04
          TS  Dial: 7.63 (+/-):  1.719              TS  Dial: 7.01 (+/-):  0.221
 Qualified:            #54  7.628 175.91                       #22  7.020 197.42
Lamay goes red...

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6182 Lee Goranson                         6636 Spencer Martin               
E1                   1.098  9.235 169.15     ****WINNER****  0.022  7.164 154.35
          TS  Dial: 7.51 (+/-):  1.725              TS  Dial: 6.90 (+/-):  0.264
 Qualified:            #47  7.520 179.21                       #15  6.888 197.42
Martin with the starting line advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5532 Norman Brungardt                     7262 Wayne Newman                 
E1                  -0.010  6.671 206.83     ****WINNER****  0.055  7.304 188.20
          TS  Dial: 6.64 (+/-):  0.031              TS  Dial: 7.33 (+/-): -0.026
 Qualified:             #5  6.664 207.75                       #37  7.321 188.20
Brungardt goes red...

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   71 Mera Silvia                          690E Todd Fleck                   
E1                   0.062  7.481 185.79     ****WINNER****  0.013  6.718 206.20
          TS  Dial: 7.46 (+/-):  0.021              TS  Dial: 6.70 (+/-):  0.018
 Qualified:            #42  7.457 185.89                       #10  6.712 206.57
Fleck with a good light and the win. Todd Fleck's MOV: 0.0521 seconds (approximately 14 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 668W Don Wilk                             783T Richard Shelly               
E1                   0.025  7.026 197.62     ****WINNER****  0.032  7.294 185.28
          TS  Dial: 6.64 (+/-):  0.386              TS  Dial: 7.28 (+/-):  0.014
 Qualified:             #4  6.647 208.49                       #36  7.287 187.18
Wilk with the starting line advantage, but has problems and Shelly with the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5793 Gery Lockman                          518 Monte Green                  
E1                   0.027  7.512 176.81     ****WINNER****  0.020  6.915 197.05
          TS  Dial: 7.52 (+/-): -0.008              TS  Dial: 6.91 (+/-):  0.005
 Qualified:            #49  7.526 181.28                       #17  6.907 197.62
Green with the starting line advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6455 Mike Lucas                             72 Chris Newman                 
E1                  -0.006  7.671 177.77     ****WINNER****  0.001  7.003 197.86
          TS  Dial: 7.67 (+/-):  0.001              TS  Dial: 7.03 (+/-): -0.027
 Qualified:            #57  7.677 177.37                       #25  7.044 197.08
Lucas goes red...

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  451 Bob Gulitti                            75 Richard Okerman              
E1                   0.029  6.468 214.11     ****WINNER****  0.013  7.178 191.92
          TS  Dial: 6.49 (+/-): -0.022              TS  Dial: 7.18 (+/-): -0.002
 Qualified:             #1  6.503 214.04                       #33  7.165 192.58
Okerman with a good light and the win in a double breakout race.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 604B Al Quigley                            757 Jeff Gillette                
E1                   0.060  7.729 178.64     ****WINNER****  0.053  7.074 193.10
          TS  Dial: 7.76 (+/-): -0.031              TS  Dial: 7.09 (+/-): -0.016
 Qualified:            #59  7.789 178.05                       #27  7.084 196.13
Gillette with the starting line advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7471 Kim Will                               52 Michael Chitty               
E1   ****WINNER****  0.008  7.489 183.87                     0.020  6.846 192.03
          TS  Dial: 7.47 (+/-):  0.019              TS  Dial: 6.85 (+/-): -0.004
 Qualified:            #45  7.476 184.70                       #13  6.851 200.38
Will with a great light and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 777C Doug Bracey                           505 Larry Demers                 
E1                   0.024  7.629 171.14     ****WINNER****  0.033  7.044 187.13
          TS  Dial: 7.65 (+/-): -0.021              TS  Dial: 7.05 (+/-): -0.006
 Qualified:            #56  7.650 175.75                       #24  7.043 193.90
Bracey with the starting line advantage, but Demers gets the win in a double breakout race.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7840 Gary Forkner                         788D Doug Crumlich                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.018  7.106 194.35                     0.010  7.893 167.47
          TS  Dial: 7.10 (+/-):  0.006              TS  Dial: 7.92 (+/-): -0.027
 Qualified:            #29  7.103 195.00                       #61  7.900 171.10
Crumlich with a great light, but then took too much stripe and Forkner gets the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7534 Paul Mitsos                          7980 Joe Roubicek                 
E1                   0.073  7.370 176.77     ****WINNER****  0.031  6.636 198.76
          TS  Dial: 7.37 (+/-):  0.000              TS  Dial: 6.62 (+/-):  0.016
 Qualified:            #38  7.365 184.60                        #6  6.668 206.80
Roubicek with the starting line advantage and the win. Joe Roubicek's MOV: 0.0262 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5345 Doug Styers                          7070 Sam Baylock                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.007  7.917 172.17                    -0.352  7.888 125.23
          TS  Dial: 7.92 (+/-): -0.003              TS  Dial: 7.00 (+/-):  0.888
 Qualified:            #62  7.920 172.92                       #30  7.110 195.03
Baylock goes red...and Styers with a great light and the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 G661 Graham Foster                        7399 Steve Faller                 
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.212  7.114 203.00
          TS  Dial: 7.53 (+/-): 92.469              TS  Dial: 6.91 (+/-):  0.204
 Qualified:            #48  7.520 177.65                       #16  6.896 204.26
foster leaves before the tree is activated and Faller gets the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5007 Bob Cornine                          5074 Jim White                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.025  7.388 191.70                    -0.008 13.758  59.27
          TS  Dial: 7.20 (+/-):  0.188              TS  Dial: 6.65 (+/-):  7.108
 Qualified:            #35  7.253 191.89                        #3  6.638 210.44
White goes red and Cornine with the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6796 Robert Strohm                          74 Brad Wagner                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.025  7.793 168.83                    -0.500 12.256  86.81
          TS  Dial: 7.81 (+/-): -0.017              TS  Dial: 7.12 (+/-):  5.136
 Qualified:            #60  7.792 180.04                       #28  7.101 196.99
Wagner left before the third amber light. Strohm with the easy win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  780 David Cook                            769 Mel Uechi                    
E1                   0.031  6.990 185.43     ****WINNER****  0.033  7.559 181.25
          TS  Dial: 6.96 (+/-):  0.030              TS  Dial: 7.54 (+/-):  0.019
 Qualified:            #18  6.963 195.42                       #50  7.546 181.81
They leave together with cook getting the slight advantage, but Uechi gets the win. Mel Uechi's MOV: 0.0098 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4147 Greg Lair                             550 Ed Olpin                     
E1                   0.045 10.977  81.42     ****WINNER****  0.050  7.469 168.01
          TS  Dial: 6.68 (+/-):  4.297              TS  Dial: 7.43 (+/-):  0.039
 Qualified:             #8  6.691 208.33                       #40  7.435 184.83
Lair with the starting line advantage, but then has problems and Olpin gets the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7728 Kelly Harper                           42 Allen Firestone              
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.073 11.245  90.15
          TS  Dial: 6.59 (+/-): 93.409              TS  Dial: 6.59 (+/-):  4.655
 Qualified:            #34  7.221 191.08                        #2  6.584 213.91
Harper is a no show and Firestone clicks it off early.

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