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Sun, 07 Apr 2013, 15:16 PM

Top Sportsman Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





TULSA, Okla. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, X-DRL Spring Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1911 David Hance                            53 Rick Wilson                  
E1                   0.084  5.651  95.09     ****WINNER****  0.056  4.415 154.28
          TS  Dial: 4.25 (+/-):  1.401              TS  Dial: 4.39 (+/-):  0.025
 Qualified:            #11  6.344  73.96                        #6  4.397 160.02
1:59 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 53 percent, barometer 29.12 inches, adjusted altitude 2,298 feet, track temperature 84 degrees.

Hanse's Mustang\g hikes the front wheels and drives right towards the wall.

Rick Wilson get an easy win.MOV: 1.4048 seconds (more than 100 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5830 Josha Vettel                          412 Randell Reid                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.080  4.338 154.99                     0.076  4.498 156.90
          TS  Dial: 4.33 (+/-):  0.008              TS  Dial: 4.38 (+/-):  0.118
 Qualified:             #5  4.353 163.22                       #10  5.463  92.16
Josha Vettel is just 0.004 behind Reid at the green and then runs 0.008 to his dial for the easy win. MOV: 0.1064 seconds (approximately 24 feet). Reid slows.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4298 Jerry Holt                           449J Stewart Johnson              
E1                   0.085  4.397 160.48     ****WINNER****  0.072  4.639 155.02
          TS  Dial: 4.35 (+/-):  0.047              TS  Dial: 4.62 (+/-):  0.019
 Qualified:             #4  4.351 162.06                        #9  4.626 151.46
Good race. Stewart Johnson has the better package for the win. MOV: 0.0414 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  451 Bob Gulitti                            49 Kirk Piepke                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.062  4.358 161.32                     0.073  4.535 155.60
          TS  Dial: 4.36 (+/-): -0.002              TS  Dial: 4.54 (+/-): -0.005
 Qualified:             #3  4.346 168.39                        #8  4.540 155.45
Bob Gulitti's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0080 seconds (approximately 22 inches) in a double breakout.

He faces Wilson next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  828 Gary Vance                           5065 Mitch Withers                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.046  4.484 156.86                     0.192  4.322 164.13
          TS  Dial: 4.47 (+/-):  0.014              TS  Dial: 4.30 (+/-):  0.022
 Qualified:             #7  4.486 157.14                        #2  4.269 165.90
Winner races Vettel next round.

Withers waay late and Gary Vance gets the easy win. MOV: 0.1541 seconds (approximately 37 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
        Bye                                5472 Jim Sackuvich                
E1                                            ****WINNER****  0.126  4.145 177.11
                                                    TS  Dial: 4.05 (+/-):  0.095
 Qualified:                                                       #1  4.118 176.10
Bye run for Sackuvich and he will race Johnson in the next round.

2:13 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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