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Sun, 10 Nov 2002, 07:23 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 38th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  12 Mike De Palma Jr    7.469 -0.601 Q    4 Buddy Nickens       8.477 -0.663
       C/A Index: 8.07                        B/TA Index: 9.02
   (R Goodman   ) 0.590  8.034 -0.036 E1   (A Manna Jr  ) 0.604  8.512 -0.628
 *****WINNER***** 0.520  7.934 -0.136 E2                  0.456  8.823 -0.197

Nickens was too quick on the tree and DePalma with the easy win.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  16 Lucky Snyder        8.289 -0.581 Q    8 Rodger Brogdon      7.953 -0.607
       F/A Index: 8.87                        A/SM Index: 8.49
   (M Trumble Jr) 0.646  8.813 -0.057 E1   (S Kalkowski ) 0.566  7.981 -0.579
 *****WINNER***** 0.532  8.305 -0.565 E2                  0.605  7.938 -0.552

Snyder vs DePalma in round three.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  14 Scott Tidwell       7.790 -0.590 Q    6 Ed Sigmon           8.685 -0.655
      D/AA Index: 8.38                        C/SR Index: 9.34
   (B Brown     ) 0.558  8.119 -0.261 E1   (N on File   ) 0.505  9.013 -0.327
 *****WINNER***** 0.568  7.792 -0.588 E2                  0.616  8.717 -0.623

Tidwell with the starting line advantage and will take a hit and the win by about three feet. Sigmon will take a permanent hit in a losing effort.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   2 Wayne Ramay         7.101 -0.689 Q   25 Charlie Stewart     6.836 -0.464
      A/ND Index: 7.79                        A/ED Index: 7.30
   (D Engels    ) 0.598  7.546 -0.244 E1   (B Panella Jr) 0.719  9.183  1.883
 *****WINNER***** 0.514  7.344 -0.446 E2                  0.559  7.008 -0.292

Ramay with the win and will face Tidwell in the next round.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  13 Adam Bowdish        8.670 -0.590 Q    5 Brian Browell       7.222 -0.658
      D/SM Index: 9.26                         D/D Index: 7.77
   (D Beckley   ) 0.549  8.895 -0.365 E1   (M Saye      ) 0.554  7.266 -0.614
                  0.629  8.639 -0.621 E2 *****WINNER***** 0.548  7.209 -0.561

Bowdish was late and will take a permanent hit in a losing effort while Browell will take a 0.06 hit into the next round and got the win by about four feet.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   3 Gary Carter         7.103 -0.687 Q   11 Scott Hedlund       8.239 -0.601
      A/ND Index: 7.73                        B/SM Index: 8.80
   (B Self      ) 0.535  7.223 -0.567 E1   (S Mc Clay   ) 0.541  8.291 -0.549
 *****WINNER***** 0.524  7.306 -0.424 E2                  0.553  8.369 -0.431

Nice race here and Carter takes the stripe by about five feet.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
  30 John Chamberlin     7.177 -0.223 Q    7 Fred Gross          8.558 -0.632
       B/D Index: 7.40                         G/A Index: 9.08
   (B Lambeck   ) 0.608  7.225 -0.175 E1   (V Deceglie  ) 0.534  8.578 -0.612
 *****WINNER***** 0.627  6.835 -0.565 E2                  0.541  8.608 -0.472

Chamberlin was late on the tree, but was able to chase Gross down for the win by about 21 inches. He will take a hit in the next round.

Chamberlin vs. Carter in the next round.

Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET--(+/-)-Rd-Qua-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---(+/-)
   1 Jeff Taylor         8.388 -0.722 Q    9 Don Stratton Jr     8.026 -0.604
     C/SMA Index: 9.11                        B/SR Index: 8.58
   (M Trumble Jr) 0.522  8.866 -0.244 E1   (J Gillette  ) 0.520  8.075 -0.555
 *****WINNER***** 0.550  8.459 -0.651 E2                  0.554  8.007 -0.573

With almost identical reaction times and Taylor will take another permanent hit and the win to end Stratton's championship hopes. Saye will be the Comp Eliminator champion for 2002. Taylor vs Browell in the next round.





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