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Sat, 8 Sep 2001, 02:43 PM

FMDRS 1-6 - Federal-Mogul Dragster Round 2 Eliminations
By Jim Samuel





ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Federal-Mogul Dragster at the Division One Event Six:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   3 Billy Gibson        5.697 251.49  Q    2 Cliff Bozzelli      5.624 252.80
   (B Insinger  ) 0.477  5.658 253.95  E1   (K Benkovich ) 0.481  5.651 248.52
 *****WINNER***** 0.448  5.642 254.52  E2                  0.464  5.640 250.38
Margin of victory = 0.014 seconds (approximately 5 feet). Some races are won at the light and this was one of them. Gibson got off the line 16-thousandths of a second before Bozzelli and win the race by 14-thousandths.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   4 Tim Slagle          5.727 243.46  Q    1 Rich McPhillips     5.546 253.33
   (S Cantrell  ) 0.468  5.630 250.60  E1   (K Winward   ) 0.530  5.572 254.14
                  0.532  6.854 132.52  E2 *****WINNER***** 0.453  5.870 243.99
Slagle started to run away with the race but then he lost his power and his speed. McPhillips charged by and will face Gibson in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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