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Sun, 05 Nov 2017, 14:13 PM

Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 1 eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4255 Alex Laughlin                        8002 Julie Nataas                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.068  5.418 258.71                     0.181  5.321 264.29
 Qualified:             #5  5.343 260.91                        #4  5.333 274.05
Weather conditions: air temperature 71 degrees, relative humidity 36 percent, barometer 27.83 inches, adjusted altitude 3,735 feet, track temperature 93 degrees.

Laughlin with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win.

Nataas with her quickest pass of the weekend in the losing effort.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Joey Severance                        888 Fred Hanssen                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.042  5.265 272.78                     0.070  5.429 238.81
 Qualified:             #2  5.261 273.83                        #7  5.352 269.51
Severance with the staring line advantage and never trailed as he made another great pass for the win. Severance with his second quickest pass of the weekend in the win.

Hanssen was on a good pass until there was a pop in the lights and he slowed.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Shawn Cowie                             9 Jackie Fricke                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.095  5.289 271.13                     0.083 10.020  87.24
 Qualified:             #1  5.245 274.50                        #8  5.392 263.46
Fricke with the starting line advantage, but lost traction right at the hit and pedaled it, but could get it to hook up and clicked it off.

Cowie with another great pass for the win. He will face Laughlin in the semifinal.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Duane Shields                        7777 Bill Litton                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.078  5.447 264.18                     0.201  5.530 276.35
 Qualified:             #6  5.346 271.02                        #3  5.328 276.24
Shields with the starting line advantage and rattled the tires early, but he pedaled it and got it to hook up for the win. He will give up lane choice to Severance in the semifinal.

Litton with tire shake and pedaled it, but couldn't chase him down.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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