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POMONA - Pro Stock Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Stock at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals:
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   7 Jim Yates           6.929 197.71  Q  15 George Marnell      6.965 197.58
   (M Edwards   ) 0.444  6.954 197.19 E1   (M Osborne   ) 0.408  7.071 195.43
                  0.482  7.118 191.89 E2 *****WINNER***** 0.498  7.096 194.97

Yates is out of the gate first, but then slaloms down his lane as he used up all of it. Marnell moves on to his first semi-final of the year.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   9 Tom Martino         6.946 197.88  Q   1 Warren Johnson      6.891 201.02
   (M Pawuk     ) 0.467  6.967 197.36 E1   (T Coughlin  ) 0.463  6.950 198.54
                  0.475  9.948  92.54 E2 *****WINNER***** 0.457  6.964 198.10

Warren will be trying to avenge his lost to Martino from the last race. They both take their time staging, finally Warren goes in Martino still takes his time. He finally goes in, Warren welds him on the tree. Martino makes a violent move toward the centerline, and does great job driving it, but finally aborts it.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   6 Richie Stevens      6.929 198.54  Q   3 Kurt Johnson        6.914 199.55
   (R Smith     ) 0.470  6.958 198.28 E1   (J Nobile    ) 0.438  6.928 199.64
 *****WINNER***** 0.447  6.959 197.06 E2                  0.461  6.965 198.71

Stevens with the starting line advantage, and holds off the hard charging Johnson for a 0.020 seconds win.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   4 Mike Thomas         6.922  19.07  Q   5 Jeg Coughlin        6.926 199.64
   (A Johnson   ) 0.442  6.993 198.32 E1   (R Franks    ) 0.441  6.944 198.98
                  0.459  8.798 108.90 E2 *****WINNER***** 0.439  6.955 199.07

Thomas loses traction around the 330-foot mark and finally has to lift. Jeg continues to roll this is six straight round wins for the rookie of the year candidate.

WJ has lane choice over Jeg, and Stevens has lane choice over Marnell in the semis.







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