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Sat, 18 May 2013, 18:49 PM

Top Dragster Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BELLE ROSE, La. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Dragster 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
 4608 Michael Kile                           41 Lyndon Rutland               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.025  4.144 171.75                     0.094  4.620 151.99
          TD  Dial: 4.11 (+/-):  0.034              TD  Dial: 4.53 (+/-):  0.090
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A WILSON    ) 0.063  4.119  0.009      (J OGDEN     ) 1.259 11.413  6.883
 Qualified:             #1  3.947 183.57                       #22  4.536 152.06
5:32 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 99 degrees, relative humidity 37 percent, barometer 29.98 inches, adjusted altitude 2,886 feet.

Kile gets the easy win and will get the bye run next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4948 Robert Cool                          4072 Chase Murray                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.130  5.199 140.12                    -0.024  4.180 170.69
          TD  Dial: 4.86 (+/-):  0.339              TD  Dial: 4.16 (+/-):  0.020
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J THIBODEAUX) 0.025  4.874  0.004      (V ROBERTS   ) 0.030  4.177  0.017
 Qualified:            #27  4.854 141.45                        #6  4.160 171.51
Robert Cool is way late and still gets the win. MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  437 Jenifer White                        494C Brandon Chauvin              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.063  6.460  90.54                           No Time      
          TD  Dial: 4.12 (+/-):  2.340              TD  Dial: 4.29 (+/-): 95.709
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T RESTER    ) 0.031  4.477  0.357      (B CORE      ) 0.009  4.270 -0.020
 Qualified:             #7  4.173 174.10                       #14  4.283 162.12
Chauvin breaks on the burnout and White gets another lucky win, as the tires are spinning after the green.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 453A Bradley Thompson                     2507 Kayla McClain                
E2                   0.102  4.129 171.49     ****WINNER****  0.032  4.951 112.38
          TD  Dial: 4.13 (+/-): -0.001              TD  Dial: 4.70 (+/-):  0.251
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R PRINCE    ) 0.018  4.139  0.009      (E MCGEE     ) 0.009  4.717  0.007
 Qualified:             #4  4.103 177.86                       #25  4.684 147.31
Kayla McClain gets a huge head start and then slows on the top end and still gets the win. MOV: Opponent broke out by just -0.001.

We'll have an all lady race next round, when she races White.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  405 Keith Raftery                          46 Allen Constantine            
E2   ****WINNER****  0.025  4.130 170.77                     0.055  4.298 177.56
          TD  Dial: 4.14 (+/-): -0.010              TD  Dial: 4.34 (+/-): -0.042
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D REID      ) 0.034  4.149  0.009      (K WILSON    ) 0.009  4.342  0.002
 Qualified:             #5  4.106 170.90                       #12  4.253 177.65
Keith Raftery's MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4746 Mark Jones                           R488 Laramie Reid                 
E2                   0.059  4.367 157.85     ****WINNER****  0.021  4.679 146.24
          TD  Dial: 4.37 (+/-): -0.003              TD  Dial: 4.64 (+/-):  0.039
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M BOESCH    ) 0.117  4.371  0.011      (P VICARI    ) 0.002  4.684  0.074
 Qualified:            #17  4.307 163.20                       #24  4.571 151.71
Laramie Reid is away first MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.003

He race cool next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4600 Todd Schumert                        491C Mario Boesch                 
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.052  4.277 166.35
          TD  Dial: 0.00 (+/-): 99.999              TD  Dial: 4.33 (+/-): -0.053
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S PATRICK   ) 0.000 54.623 50.393      (T SCHUMERT  ) 0.117  9.678  5.348
 Qualified:             #9  4.215 163.12                       #16  4.296 166.21
Schumert is a no show, after breaking the rear end.

Boesch races Rafferty next round.

5:44 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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