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Sun, 01 Jul 2012, 00:09 AM

Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car Round 2 Competition
By Larry Sullivan





WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - Results of round 2 eliminations in Amsoil Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car at the 2012 Nitro Jam Series, NAPA Auto Parts Nitro Jam presented by Good Vibrations and Cricket, Day Two:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  724 Dale Pulde                            792 Roger Garten                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.200  6.158 223.71                     0.028  6.427 216.55
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S DENSHAM   ) 0.185  7.175 182.22      (J RUPERT    ) 0.180  6.747 208.28
9:52 p.m. This is the consolation round. Garten had a huge, visible holeshot, but it was not enough because Pulde found the sweet spot and made his best run of the weekend to run Garten down and get the win light. Dale Pulde's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.146), 330 ft(-0.103), 660ft(-0.034). MOV: 0.0977 seconds (approximately 31 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  748 Bob Godfrey                           666 Tim Boychuk                  
E2                   0.164  6.106 230.71     ****WINNER****  0.101  6.160 226.70
 Prior rounds:
E1                   0.477  6.305 224.66      (M SAVAGE    ) 0.134  6.365 216.50
Speaking of holeshots, Boychuk pulled off a big holeshot win here, Godfrey running low ET of the weekend and losing. Tim Boychuk's incremental margins: 60ft(0.052), 330 ft(0.029), 660ft(0.034). MOV: 0.0093 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  700 Steven Densham                             Bye
E2   ****WINNER****  0.250  6.008 229.12     
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D PULDE     ) 0.133  6.221 219.24   
Densham made a solo pass and posted low ET of the weekend, but he "lit it up" when he lifted. Densham did a good job of getting the car stopped and the fire put out. He's okay, the fire didn't last long. Densham's incremental times: 60ft-0.987, 330ft-2.612, 660ft-3.919/189.15, 1,000ft-5.039.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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