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Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 14:50 PM

Top Sportsman Round 1 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 1 eliminations in Summit Racing Equipment Top Sportsman at the American Drag Racing League, ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI presented by Mickey Thompson:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  333 Marco Abruzzi                         311 Don Klooster                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.038  4.203 171.75                     0.044  4.201 176.51
          TS  Dial: 4.17 (+/-):  0.033              TS  Dial: 4.17 (+/-):  0.031
 Qualified:             #8  4.167 171.77                        #9  4.169 172.25
2:31 p.m. The two closest in qualifying race with identical dial-ins. On a small holeshot, Abruzzi gets the win. Marco Abruzzi's MOV: 0.0040 seconds (approximately 12 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 477F Earl Folse                           1457 Glenn Teets Jr.              
E1                  -0.007  4.717 176.28     ****WINNER****  0.019  4.261 164.19
          TS  Dial: 4.16 (+/-):  0.557              TS  Dial: 4.27 (+/-): -0.009
 Qualified:             #7  4.149 177.60                       #10  4.172 173.81


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  355 Randy Primozic                       3855 Aaron Glaser                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.055  4.280 166.89                     0.030  4.215 169.57
          TS  Dial: 4.27 (+/-):  0.010              TS  Dial: 4.17 (+/-):  0.045
 Qualified:             #6  4.129 175.78                       #11  4.173 171.38
Randy Primozic's MOV: 0.0100 seconds (approximately 2 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 668W Don Wilk                              120 Lizzy Musi                   
E1                   0.055  4.199 168.49     ****WINNER****  0.004  4.116 175.39
         T/S  Dial: 4.20 (+/-): -0.001              TS  Dial: 4.06 (+/-):  0.056
 Qualified:            #12  4.189 168.56                        #5  4.069 176.19
Musi had a great light for the breakout victory.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2002 Bruce Thrift                         124X Chuck Mohn                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.012  4.205 170.75                     0.037  4.186 170.19
          TS  Dial: 4.19 (+/-):  0.015              TS  Dial: 4.17 (+/-):  0.016
 Qualified:            #13  4.190 170.45                        #4  4.060 176.40
Bruce Thrift's MOV: 0.0260 seconds (approximately 6 feet). He races Musi in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  204 Ronnie Davis                          297 Travis Harvey                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.052  4.191 165.97                     0.025  4.164 174.87
          TS  Dial: 4.19 (+/-):  0.001              TS  Dial: 4.10 (+/-):  0.064
 Qualified:            #14  4.196 173.74                        #3  4.040 184.04
Harvey was on at the tree, but Davis was almost perfect at the stripe. Ronnie Davis' MOV: 0.0360 seconds (approximately 9 feet). He races Primozic in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  375 Mark Malcuit                          140 William Brown III            
E1                  -0.010  4.230 174.05     ****WINNER****  0.007  4.262 159.25
          TS  Dial: 4.12 (+/-):  0.110              TS  Dial: 4.22 (+/-):  0.042
 Qualified:             #2  4.027 180.94                       #15  4.208 169.83
Brown faces Teets in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3190 Glenn Butcher                        5835 Joshua Vettel                
E1                   0.094  4.263 162.53     ****WINNER****  0.045  4.009 176.30
          TS  Dial: 4.23 (+/-):  0.033              TS  Dial: 3.95 (+/-):  0.059
 Qualified:            #16  4.210 172.17                        #1  3.975 177.53
Something new...a 3.95 dial in Top Sportsman!

Vettel wasn't bragging, he was looking for a backup for his ET record and he got it. Needed a 4.014 or better. Joshua Vettel's MOV: 0.0230 seconds (approximately 5 feet). He races Abruzzi in round two.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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