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Sun, 17 Feb 2013, 16:30 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 53rd annual O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7771 Ed Sigmon                            7009 Ross Wilson                  
E3                  -0.008  8.886 117.38     ****WINNER****  0.029  8.459 128.57
        C/SR Index: 8.94 (+/-): -0.054            C/SM Index: 8.76 (+/-): -0.301
 Prior rounds:
E2    (T Mettler   ) 0.069  8.452 -0.488      (R Jones     ) 0.039  8.264 -0.496
E1    (D Fletcher  ) 0.029  8.440 -0.600      (C Rumis     ) 0.035  8.268 -0.492
 Qualified:            #13  8.455 -0.585                       #10  8.150 -0.610
1:13 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 70 degrees, relative humidity 32 percent, barometer 28.82 inches, adjusted altitude 2,421 feet, track temperature 99 degrees.

Ed Sigmon has a 0.10 CIC penalty.

Sigmon red lights and Wilson goes on.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   10 Alan Ellis                             62 Aaron Strong                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.051  6.601 202.73                     0.093  8.297 164.47
        A/AA Index: 7.13 (+/-): -0.529             G/A Index: 8.81 (+/-): -0.513
 Prior rounds:
E2    (L Ficco     ) 0.002  6.628 -0.522      (T Hogan     ) 0.025  8.309 -0.621
E1    (B Fitzpatric) 0.062  6.661 -0.489      (J Edwards   ) 0.124  9.161  0.231
 Qualified:            #11  6.548 -0.602                        #2  8.279 -0.651
Ellis gets the RT advantage and outruns Strong.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  710 Doug Lambeck                         7235 Scott McClay                 
E3                   0.022  8.636 158.26     ****WINNER****  0.011  7.314 169.38
       D/SMA Index: 8.95 (+/-): -0.314            C/ED Index: 7.87 (+/-): -0.556
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Lamb      ) 0.052  8.612 -0.338      (D Carter    ) -0.030  7.777 -0.093
E1    (R Weems     ) 0.093  8.704 -0.246      (J Mozeris   ) 0.003  7.675 -0.195
 Qualified:            #12  8.348 -0.602                        #9  7.256 -0.614
McClay nips the CIC after a great start to pass Lambeck for the easy win.

1:21 p.m. In the next round McClay will race Ellis and Wilson will have the bye run.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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