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Sun, 12 Nov 2017, 16:59 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals:

Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Eddie Krawiec                           1 Jerry Savoie                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.024  6.828 196.42                     0.059  6.921 188.62
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L Bonham    ) 0.052  6.871 197.25      (S Johnson   ) 0.027  6.902 191.81
 Qualified:             #1  6.781 197.68                        #9  6.885 193.79
1:48 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 71 degrees, relative humidity 53 percent, barometer 28.91 inches, adjusted altitude 2,578 feet, track temperature 84 degrees.

Krawiec is 17 - 7 against Savoie in prior events.

2016 Champ vs. 2017 Champ.

Savoie has issues off the line and Krawiec goes on to round three without drama.

Eddie Krawiec's incremental times: 60ft-1.072 sec., 330ft-2.851, 660ft-4.364/161.63 mph, 1,000ft-5.689.
Jerry Savoie's incremental times: 60ft-1.050 sec., 330ft-2.855, 660ft-4.395/158.30 mph, 1,000ft-5.751.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  635 Scotty Pollacheck                       6 Matt Smith                   
E2                   0.035  6.841 194.21     ****WINNER****  0.017  6.858 193.74
 Prior rounds:
E1    (F Camarena  ) 0.044  6.831 196.07      (H Arana Jr  ) 0.041  6.996 192.85
 Qualified:             #4  6.817 195.17                       #12  6.953 192.85
Smith is 5 - 4 against Pollacheck in prior events.

Smith gets the staring line advantage and just holds off Pollacheck for the hole shot win. He gives up lane choice to Krawiec later.

Check the MOV: Matt Smith's incremental margins: 60ft(0.003), 330 ft(0.010), 660ft(0.006), 1,000ft(0.004). MOV: 0.0017 seconds (approximately 6 inches).

Scotty Pollacheck's incremental times: 60ft-1.036 sec., 330ft-2.838, 660ft-4.362/160.94 mph, 1,000ft-5.694.
Matt Smith's incremental times: 60ft-1.051 sec., 330ft-2.846, 660ft-4.374/160.06 mph, 1,000ft-5.708.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    5 Chip Ellis                              7 LE Tonglet                   
E2                   0.152  6.867 194.41     ****WINNER****  0.013  6.893 195.31
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Sullivan  ) 0.071  6.830 197.02      (K Stoffer   ) 0.098  6.867 195.22
 Qualified:             #3  6.805 196.53                        #6  6.861 195.96
Tonglet is 4 - 2 against Ellis in prior events.

Ellis is dead late and gives the hole shot win to Tonglet.

Tonglet has problems getting the bike stopped and just misses going into the sand box.

Chip Ellis' incremental times: 60ft-1.070 sec., 330ft-2.863, 660ft-4.384/161.00 mph, 1,000ft-5.718.
LE Tonglet's incremental times: 60ft-1.071 sec., 330ft-2.874, 660ft-4.405/159.72 mph, 1,000ft-5.745.


Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed----Bike#-Rider-(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Andrew Hines                         1550 Joey Gladstone               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.059  6.824 196.47                     0.020  6.991 192.33
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Oehler    ) 0.069  6.820 197.42      (A Smith     ) 0.050  6.926 192.71
 Qualified:             #2  6.799 197.13                        #7  6.873 193.79
Hines is 3 - 0 against Gladstone in prior events.

Big lead for Gladstone at the green, but Hines rides quickly on by and takes a big win.

He keeps lane choice over Tonglet in round three.

Andrew Hines' incremental times: 60ft-1.057 sec., 330ft-2.838, 660ft-4.358/161.09 mph, 1,000ft-5.686.
Joey Gladstone's incremental times: 60ft-1.088 sec., 330ft-2.902, 660ft-4.458/156.79 mph, 1,000ft-5.823.

1:56 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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