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Sat, 18 May 2013, 17:04 PM

Top Sportsman Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BELLE ROSE, La. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, Bash on the Bayou:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4249 Delaney Weaver                       400H Travis Leach                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.113  4.475 161.05                     0.057  4.695 146.83
          TS  Dial: 4.42 (+/-):  0.055              TS  Dial: 4.75 (+/-): -0.055
 Qualified:             #8  4.472 160.54                       #16  4.653 152.18
3:37 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 98 degrees, relative humidity 37 percent, barometer 29.98 inches, adjusted altitude 2,817 feet.

Delaney Weaver is late, but gets the win. MOV: Opponent broke out.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  412 Randell Reid                         444V Ricky J. Vedros              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.029  4.649 155.94                     0.075  5.252 132.70
          TS  Dial: 4.46 (+/-):  0.189              TS  Dial: 4.62 (+/-):  0.632
 Qualified:             #7  4.429 159.34                       #15  4.616 151.68
Reid drive out of the groove and takes the win, as Vedros is done early.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 452A Don Holcomb                          4760 Chris Gulitte                
E1                   0.017  4.600 155.17     ****WINNER****  0.011  4.361 157.54
         TSE  Dial: 4.57 (+/-):  0.030              TS  Dial: 4.35 (+/-):  0.011
 Qualified:            #14  4.588 154.85                        #6  4.343 164.71
Two good lights and Chris Gulitte gets the win. MOV: 0.0258 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4864 Vince Hoda                           4191 Steve Benolt                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.017  4.612 151.65                    -0.087  4.314 169.34
          TS  Dial: 4.53 (+/-):  0.082              TS  Dial: 4.34 (+/-): -0.026
 Qualified:            #13  4.534 154.16                        #5  4.341 166.93
Vince Hoda's MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4935 Joseph Mohana                         477 Bert Prejean                 
E1                   0.512  4.513 157.28     ****WINNER****  0.021  4.347 157.96
          TS  Dial: 4.51 (+/-):  0.003              TS  Dial: 4.31 (+/-):  0.037
 Qualified:            #12  4.491 157.47                        #4  4.304 166.62
Mohana misses the green by over one full light. Bert Prejean's MOV: 0.4574 seconds (more than 100 feet).

He will race Weaver next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 477F Earl Folse                           425C Wayne Collins                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.027  4.340 154.23                     0.055  7.909  57.40
          TS  Dial: 4.28 (+/-):  0.060              TS  Dial: 4.52 (+/-):  3.389
 Qualified:             #3  4.209 174.46                       #11  4.489 157.91
Collins gets way loose and lifts. Folse gets the easy win.

He will face Reid later.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  405 Keith Raftery                        438B Arlie Boggs                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.009  4.245 162.33                     0.019  4.578 155.96
          TS  Dial: 4.18 (+/-):  0.065              TS  Dial: 4.48 (+/-):  0.098
 Qualified:             #2  4.150 176.03                       #10  4.488 159.72
Keith Raftery cuts a strong 0.009 light for the win. MOV: 0.0439 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

He races Gulitte in round two.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  451 Bob Gulitti                          491C Mario Boesch                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.044  4.279 169.08                     0.047  4.503 154.07
          TS  Dial: 4.28 (+/-): -0.001              TS  Dial: 4.53 (+/-): -0.027
 Qualified:             #1  4.137 175.18                        #9  4.482 165.25
Bob Gulitti misses by just -0.001 for the win. MOV: Double breakout.

3:59 p.m. He will race Hoda in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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