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Sun, 31 Oct 1999, 11:27 AM

HOUSTON - Comp Eliminator Round 1 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





BAYTOWN, Texas - Results of round 1 eliminations in Comp Eliminator at the 3rd annual Matco Tools SuperNationals presented by Racing Champions:
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  21 Dennis Smiley       7.049 -0.521 Q    5 Jeff McClintic      6.923 -0.577
      B/ED Index: 7.57                         B/D Index: 7.50
                  0.679  7.549 -0.021 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.607  7.245 -0.255
9:27 AM (now I've got my computer clock reset for Central Standard Time).
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  28 Joe Shalkowski      8.547 -0.483 Q   12 John Linton         7.440 -0.550
      F/ED Index: 9.03                        C/ED Index: 7.99
                  0.657  8.521 -0.509 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.610  7.409 -0.581

  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   4 Ben Coates          6.990 -0.580 Q   20 Fred Gross          8.009 -0.521
      B/ED Index: 7.57                         D/A Index: 8.53
 *****WINNER***** 0.584  7.217 -0.353 E1                  0.643  8.229 -0.301
margin of victory = 0.111 seconds (approximately 23 feet)
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  19 Joey Tanksley       7.048 -0.522 Q    3 Doug Engels         7.516 -0.584
      B/ED Index: 7.57                        D/ED Index: 8.10
 *****WINNER***** 0.553  6.985 -0.585 E1                  0.553  7.679 -0.421
Tanksley tiptoed down the centerline and took a 0.08 CIC "hit" to get the win here.
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  23 Dewayne Custer      8.514 -0.516 Q    7 Frank Affronti      7.656 -0.574
      F/ED Index: 9.03                         C/A Index: 8.23
                  0.364  8.566 -0.464 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.654  8.393  0.163

  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  10 Larry Mayes         8.169 -0.561 Q   26 Rob Smith           7.593 -0.507
      D/SM Index: 8.73                        D/ED Index: 8.10
                  0.629  8.910  0.180 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.664  7.573 -0.527
Smith earns a 0.02 CIC adjustment here...margin of victory = 0.672 seconds (more than 100 feet)
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  17 Bo Nickens          7.701 -0.529 Q    1 David Cook          6.909 -0.591
       C/A Index: 8.23                         B/D Index: 7.50
                  0.546  8.287  0.057 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.525  7.099 -0.401
Bo had problems, out of the groove and near the wall, the brake lights on as he fought to stay off the concrete.
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  13 Mike Trumble        8.181 -0.549 Q   29 Maryann Austin      7.508 -0.482
      D/SM Index: 8.73                        C/ED Index: 7.99
                  0.570  8.144 -0.586 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.517  7.408 -0.582
margin of victory = 0.049 seconds (approximately 12 feet)
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  32 Greg Williams       8.664 -0.456 Q   16 Glen Treadwell      7.491 -0.539
      A/SM Index: 9.12                        A/EA Index: 8.03
 *****WINNER***** 0.534  8.654 -0.466 E1                  0.635  7.506 -0.524
Treadwell earns a 0.02 CIC adjustment with a margin of victory = 0.043 seconds (approximately 11 feet)
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   8 Taylor Lastor       7.662 -0.568 Q   24 Charlie Stewart     6.862 -0.508
       C/A Index: 8.23                        A/ED Index: 7.37
 *****WINNER***** 0.629  7.606 -0.624 E1                  0.560  6.861 -0.509
Wow! Lastor just hit himself 0.12 for next round and the class 0.02 on Monday with a margin of victory = 0.046 seconds (approximately 13 feet).
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  27 Clint Neff          7.198 -0.492 Q   11 Mike Johnson        7.017 -0.553
       C/D Index: 7.69                        B/ED Index: 7.57
 *****WINNER***** 0.504  7.116 -0.574 E1                  0.567  7.070 -0.500
And Neff earns a 0.07 adjustment for the rest of the day with a margin of victory = 0.137 seconds (approximately 38 feet).
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  18 Dan Kilheffer       7.463 -0.527 Q    2 Buddy Nickens       7.640 -0.590
      C/ED Index: 7.99                         C/A Index: 8.23
                  0.616  7.423 -0.567 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.564  7.643 -0.587
And Buddy takes a 0.08 hit for next round, the margin of victory = 0.072 seconds (approximately 19 feet).
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  33 Larry Doggett       7.116 -0.454 Q    6 Pete Carbery        7.265 -0.575
      B/ED Index: 7.57                         B/A Index: 7.84
                        No Time       E1 *****WINNER***** 0.625  7.315 -0.525
Dogget's car stalled as he started to stage. Carbery takes a 0.02 CIC hit against a broken opponent.
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   9 David Rampy         7.007 -0.563 Q   25 Jim Kennedy         8.633 -0.507
      B/ED Index: 7.57                         F/A Index: 9.14
 *****WINNER***** 0.560  7.098 -0.472 E1                  0.770  8.520 -0.620
margin of victory = 0.062 seconds (approximately 14 feet)
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  15 Arnie Martel        7.023 -0.547 Q   31 Shane Heckel        7.098 -0.472
      B/ED Index: 7.57                        B/ED Index: 7.57
                  0.585  7.085 -0.485 E1 *****WINNER***** 0.615  7.043 -0.527
Heads-up! The margin of victory = 0.012 seconds (approximately 3 feet)
  
 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  30 Charlie Watson      8.661 -0.479 Q   14 Rob Slavinski       7.292 -0.548
       F/A Index: 9.14                         B/A Index: 7.84
 *****WINNER***** 0.830  8.561 -0.579 E1                  0.597  9.809  1.969
Slavinski sprained an ankle in the pits and is hobbling around on crutches between rounds. Don't know what went wrong here, after a huge holeshot Slavinski slowed, giving the win to a tardy Watson.




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