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Sun, 26 Jun 2005, 03:37 PM

Pro Stock Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





EDMONTON, Alb. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Torco Race Fuels Pro Stock at the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series, Third Annual Western RV Rocky Mountain Nationals presented by TORCO Race Fuels:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   10 Tony Gillig                             3 John Montecalvo              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.053  6.520 212.86                     0.033  6.552 212.16
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C DEMORY    ) 0.056  6.540 212.09      (R JONES     ) 0.044  6.539 211.59
 Qualified:             #3  6.533 212.56                        #4  6.537 212.43
1:26 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 63 degrees, relative humidity 75 percent, barometer 27.68 inches, adjusted altitude 3,225 feet, track temperature 67 degrees.

Weather conditions are not likely to change much today, overcast skies keeping a lid on things.Montecalvo was away first, but Gillig ran him down before the 1,000-foot marker for the win. Tony Gillig's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.019), 330 ft(-0.012), 660ft(-0.002), 1,000ft(0.007). MOV: 0.0122 seconds (approximately 4 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    7 Frank Gugliotta                         8 Steve Spiess                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.032  6.519 213.23                     0.053  6.508 213.70
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E MORTON    ) 0.043  6.535 212.83      (J HAAS      ) 0.098  6.511 213.47
 Qualified:             #2  6.521 213.20                        #5  6.541 212.69
On a holeshot, Gugliotta earns a bye to the final round. Spiess was closing slowly, but could not catch "The Flying Meatball." Frank Gugliotta's incremental margins: 60ft(0.019), 330 ft(0.017), 660ft(0.015), 1,000ft(0.013). MOV: 0.0103 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  103 Daniel Seamon                         262 Robert Patrick               
E2                   0.072  6.543 213.20     ****WINNER****  0.071  6.511 212.66
 Prior rounds:
E1    (P BERNER    ) 0.079  6.570 212.83                     0.111  6.488 212.96
 Qualified:             #6  6.564 213.33                        #1  6.492 212.79
After a dead-even start, Patrick edged ahead and stayed there, Seamon unable to eat into his margin. Robert Patrick's incremental margins: 60ft(0.004), 330 ft(0.017), 660ft(0.029), 1,000ft(0.032). MOV: 0.0338 seconds (approximately 11 feet). Patrick has lane choice against Gillig in the semifinals.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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