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Sun, 12 Jun 2005, 03:17 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





GRAND BEND, Ont. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Torco Race Fuels Pro Stock at the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series, Sixth annual Mopar Canadian Nationals presented by Castrol:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   22 Doug Kirk                             103 Daniel Seamon                
E3   ****WINNER****  0.033  6.585 212.09                     0.114  6.573 213.37
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S SPIESS    ) 0.055  6.573 211.99      (C DEMORY    ) 0.065  6.568 212.83
E1    (J HAAS      ) 0.069  6.544 212.19      (J MONTECALVO) 0.066  6.564 213.50
 Qualified:            #10  6.575 211.73                       #14  6.639 212.03
3:09 p.m. Kirk won this one on pure guts, his car all over the lane and Kirk refusing to lift. Our vantage point is directly behind the left lane and he used up a lot of it enroute to the holeshot win. Doug Kirk's incremental margins: 60ft(0.077), 330 ft(0.086), 660ft(0.080), 1,000ft(0.075). MOV: 0.0697 seconds (approximately 22 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   10 Tony Gillig                           262 Robert Patrick               
E3                   0.062  6.527 213.47     ****WINNER****  0.023  6.521 213.74
 Prior rounds:
E2    (F GUGLIOTTA ) 0.047  6.526 213.06      (P BERNER    ) 0.054  6.512 213.81
E1    (L O'BRIEN   ) 0.074  6.500 213.16      (D RICE      ) 0.086  6.541 213.54
 Qualified:             #5  6.527 212.90                        #1  6.506 213.54
Patrick was away first and was the quicker of the two, but Gillig was breathing down his neck all the way down the track. Robert Patrick's incremental margins: 60ft(0.028), 330 ft(0.036), 660ft(0.043), 1,000ft(0.043). MOV: 0.0455 seconds (approximately 14 feet). He will have lane choice against Kirk in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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