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Sat, 18 May 2013, 19:23 PM

Pro X-Treme Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BELLE ROSE, La. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro X-Treme 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
        Bye                                  10 Frankie Taylor               
E1                                            ****WINNER****  0.925  3.688 207.18
 Qualified:                                                       #1  3.690 207.37
5:46 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 97 degrees, relative humidity 37 percent, barometer 29.98 inches, adjusted altitude 2,748 feet.

Taylor was the number one qualifier and will get the bye run to round two. He makes a full pass and runs better than he qualified, after a strong 0.925 sixty foot time.

Frankie Taylor's incremental times: 60ft-0.924 sec., 330ft-2.490.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  277 Terry Leggett                         412 Randell Reid                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.061  3.785 202.24                     0.042  3.878 196.70
 Qualified:             #7  3.787 201.22                        #8  3.814 201.73
Reid gets a small lead at the green and holds Terry Leggett off until right after sixty feet, but can't match the pace. MOV: 0.0748 seconds (approximately 22 feet).

Leggett will race Taylor next round without lane choice.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4607 Todd Martin                           463 Brandon Pesz                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.072  3.804 200.89                     0.108  3.795 200.71
 Qualified:             #9  3.872 170.92                        #6  3.756 180.55
A good ol' drag race!

Todd Martin is away first and takes the hole shot win.MOV: 0.0278 seconds (approximately 8 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1101 Quain Stott                          4082 Eric Clark                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.087  3.807 201.04                     0.078  5.046  98.90
 Qualified:             #5  3.749 200.92                       #10  3.986 155.69
Clark's team worked to after 2AM this morning to get the Mustang back ready to run. He gets a small starting line advantage and is dead even with Stott at 60 feet.

It's all Stott right after that as he stays straight and Clark doesn't.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   91 Dan Millen                           7721 Jay Diedrich                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.085  3.788 201.70                     0.043  3.933 189.60
 Qualified:             #4  3.726 202.88                       #11  3.989 162.41
Diedrich gets a small lead at the green and gets to the sixty foot lights first. It's all Millen from there on.

He races Stott next round with lane choice.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  202 Todd Tutterow                           5 Tim Tindle                   
E1                   0.026  4.031 184.35     ****WINNER****  0.045  3.773 206.57
 Qualified:            #12  4.028 154.63                        #3  3.718 206.20
Tutterow gets off the line and then has the tires go square. He pumps to no avail.

Tindle runs straight and true for the easy win and will have lane choice over Martin in round two.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1382 Tommy D'Aprile                        555 Shawn Jones                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.037  4.391 173.38                     0.061  4.590 149.07
 Qualified:             #2  3.713 200.74                       #13  4.210 150.63
Winner gets the bye run next round.

You want a wild race? You got one!!

D'Aprile and Jones are both all over the track trying to get to the finish line. It wasn't pretty, but D'Aprile has a starting line advantage and pumps better to take the win.

6:07 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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