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Sun, 17 Feb 2013, 20:22 PM

Competition Eliminator Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By David Gerard





POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 5 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
 7009 Ross Wilson                            10 Alan Ellis                   
E5   ****WINNER****  0.101  8.167 165.50                     0.013  6.604 204.54
        C/SM Index: 8.76 (+/-): -0.593            A/AA Index: 7.07 (+/-): -0.466
 Prior rounds:
E4                   -0.008  8.620 -0.140      (S Mc Clay   ) 0.033  6.570 -0.540
E3    (E Sigmon    ) 0.029  8.459 -0.301      (A Strong    ) 0.051  6.601 -0.529
E2    (R Jones     ) 0.039  8.264 -0.496      (L Ficco     ) 0.002  6.628 -0.522
E1    (C Rumis     ) 0.035  8.268 -0.492      (B Fitzpatric) 0.062  6.661 -0.489
 Qualified:            #10  8.150 -0.610                       #11  6.548 -0.602
5:16 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 67 degrees, relative humidity 42 percent, barometer 28.83 inches, adjusted altitude 2,257 feet, track temperature 74 degrees.

Wilson has been to the finals three times to date without a win. Ellis has four wins already. Ross Wilson has no CIC penalty; Alan Ellis has a 0.08 CIC penalty.

Wilson is way late and Ellis cuts a strong 0.013 light. Wilson takes the win by twelve feet for his first Championship.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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