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Mon, 3 Sep 2001, 03:31 PM

INDY - Comp Eliminator Round 5 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





CLERMONT, Ind. - Results of round 5 eliminations in Comp Eliminator at the 47th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   2 Jeff Taylor         7.950 -0.650 Q   22 Santo Volpe         7.028 -0.522
       D/A Index: 8.39                        AA/A Index: 7.48
   (D Maris     ) 0.555  8.407 -0.193 E1   (B Burk      ) 0.508  7.209 -0.341
   (C Stewart   ) 0.560  7.890 -0.710 E2   (J Treadwell ) 0.577  7.037 -0.513
   (C Watson Jr.) 0.578  8.011 -0.379 E3   (B Olson     ) 0.538  7.256 -0.284
   (M Smith     ) 0.537  8.023 -0.367 E4   (D Rampy     ) 0.555  6.973 -0.567
                  0.545  7.990 -0.400 E5 *****WINNER***** 0.523  7.029 -0.451
Taylor came in carrying a 0.21-second CIC, Volpe just 0.07. The burden was too much and Volpe screamed by at 179 mph for the win without incurring any further penalty. Margin of victory = 0.073 seconds (approximately 18 feet).

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   1 Bo Butner           8.236 -0.654 Q   12 Robert Bailey       6.822 -0.558
      E/AA Index: 8.75                        A/ED Index: 7.28
   (T Little    ) 0.638  8.456 -0.434 E1   (G Merrick   ) 0.688  7.219 -0.161
   (D Robison   ) 0.555  8.339 -0.551 E2   (B Huff      ) 0.539  6.791 -0.589
   (D Engels    ) 0.568  8.256 -0.584 E3   (S Johnson   ) 0.626  6.776 -0.524
   (B Browell   ) 0.528  8.244 -0.516 E4   (D Stratton J) 0.510  6.822 -0.458
                  0.524  9.972  1.222 E5 *****WINNER***** 0.535  6.954 -0.326
Butner came in with a total CIC penalty of -0.14, Bailey -0.10. Butner left first and hard, then broke at half track, allowing Bailey to coast through the lights for the win without any further penalty. Bailey will face the potent AA Altered of Volpe in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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