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Mon, 4 Sep 2000, 02:24 PM

INDY - Pro Stock Truck Round 1 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





CLERMONT, Ind. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro Stock Truck at the 46th annual U.S. Nationals:

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   8 Greg Stanfield      7.629 176.35  Q    9 Bob Panella Jr      7.637 175.57
                  0.513  7.567 176.33  E1 *****WINNER***** 0.438  7.604 176.47
1:01 PM These are former partners, so it's for bragging rights as well as the usual things...and Panella gets the bragging rights on a huge holeshot, the margin of victory = 0.038 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   7 John Coughlin       7.627 176.07  Q   10 Steven Farr         7.646 175.11
 *****WINNER***** 0.483  7.593 175.66  E1                  0.441  7.636 175.50
Coughlin spots Farr a big head start, then runs him down, nipping Farr at the finish line by a margin of victory = 0.001 seconds (approximately 3 inches).

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   6 Bart Price          7.625 176.63  Q   11 Larry Seay          7.659 174.77
                  0.382  7.709 175.55  E1 *****WINNER***** 0.416  7.654 175.02
Price hands this one to Seay.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   5 Steve Johns         7.623 176.53  Q   12 Arnie Martel        7.660 175.09
 *****WINNER***** 0.465  7.673 176.03  E1                  0.496  7.685 174.64
Martel's truck is painted like his fleet of race cars competing in other categories, looks great! But we'll have to wait a few weeks to see it again, Johns winning this one at both ends of the track, the margin of victory = 0.043 seconds (approximately 11 feet).

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   4 John Lingenfelter   7.621 176.24  Q   13 Mark Whisnant       7.661 175.50
                  0.483  7.618 175.59  E1 *****WINNER***** 0.432  7.632 175.55
Another holeshot victory, this one by a Margin of victory = 0.037 seconds (approximately 10 feet). Whisnant has lane choice against Johns in round two.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   1 Mike Coughlin       7.605 176.49  Q   16 Lou Ficco           7.663 174.19
 *****WINNER***** 0.446  7.630 175.68  E1                  0.447  7.702 174.53
Good drag race, almost even at the start, Coughlin slowly pulling away to win by a margin of victory = 0.073 seconds (approximately 19 feet).

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   3 Randy Daniels       7.615 176.84  Q   14 Todd Patterson      7.661 175.18
                  0.507 21.328  34.70  E1 *****WINNER***** 0.443  7.679 174.48
Daniels was late and then broke on the launch, Patterson taking the lone Dodge in the field to the second round, losing lane choice to Seay.

 Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed
   2 Don Smith           7.614 176.37  Q   15 Scott Perin         7.661 174.80
 *****WINNER***** 0.447  7.622 175.59  E1                  0.449  7.632 175.39
Good race to close the round, an even start and not much difference all the way down the strip, the margin of victory = 0.012 seconds (approximately 3 feet). Smith wins, but loses lane choice to John Coughlin in round two.




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