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Fri, 12 Jul 2013, 18:20 PM

Competition Eliminator Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By Jason Murray





WOODBURN, Ore. - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division, Les Schwab Challenge at Woodburn Dragstrip listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed this round, amount over/under index this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed time, speed & over/under Index, and position in order prior to run:
Left Lane: Ralph Van Paepeghem Runs 7.359/180.10/-0.481, Now #8; A/EA Index: 7.84, Prior Best: 7.384/180.72/-0.456, Was #8
Right Lane: Ryan Warter Runs 8.697/155.76/-0.563, Now #3; F/SM Index: 9.26, Prior Best: 8.657/156.11/-0.603, Was #3

3:03 pm. Van Paepeghem makes a nice improvement on this run. Warter with another great run.

Ralph Van Paepeghem's incremental times: 60ft-1.085 sec., 330ft-3.028, 660ft-4.676/148.73 mph, 1,000ft-6.118.
Ryan Warter's incremental times: 60ft-1.250 sec., 330ft-3.587, 660ft-5.551/125.20 mph, 1,000ft-7.255.


Left Lane: Gary Anderson Runs 8.347/163.87/-0.393, Now #10; C/SMA Index: 8.74, Prior Best: 8.316/160.37/-0.424, Was #10

Anderson is driving Ken Reich's second car this weekend. No improvement for Anderson on this run.

Left Lane: Todd Miller Runs 6.372/223.65/-0.598, Now #2; AA/AM Index: 6.97, Prior Best: 6.361/222.99/-0.609, Was #2
Right Lane: Dale Giroux Runs 7.057/196.67/-0.513, Now #8; B/AA Index: 7.57, Prior Best: 19.373/35.03/11.803, Was #13

Giroux makes his first full pass of the weekend. Miller makes a nice run.

Todd Miller's incremental times: 60ft-1.121 sec., 330ft-2.816, 660ft-4.185/179.17 mph, 1,000ft-5.368.
Dale Giroux's incremental times: 60ft-1.068 sec., 330ft-2.973, 660ft-4.557/155.70 mph, 1,000ft-5.915.


Left Lane: Brandon Huhtala Runs 13.274/64.62/5.354, Now #1; C/A Index: 7.92, Prior Best: 7.248/189.59/-0.672, Was #1
Right Lane: Adam Bowdish Runs 7.970/169.49/-0.620, Now #2; B/SMA Index: 8.59, Prior Best: 8.077/169.45/-0.513, Was #7

Bowdish does a huge wheelstand off the line, stays in it and goes all the way to the #2 spot. Huhtala lifts early.

Adam Bowdish's incremental times: 60ft-1.132 sec., 330ft-3.264, 660ft-5.082/135.68 mph, 1,000ft-6.645.


Left Lane: Steve Graham Runs 7.449/183.93/-0.471, Now #7; C/A Index: 7.92, Prior Best: 7.399/184.80/-0.521, Was #7
Right Lane: Aaron Strong Runs 8.185/165.22/-0.565, Now #5; B/T Index: 8.75, Prior Best: 8.174/165.28/-0.576, Was #5

No improvement for either driver on these runs. Steve Graham's incremental times: 60ft-1.073 sec., 330ft-3.083, 660ft-4.770/146.29 mph, 1,000ft-6.225.
Aaron Strong's incremental times: 60ft-1.178 sec., 330ft-3.358, 660ft-5.209/132.60 mph, 1,000ft-6.821.

Left Lane: Bruce Perkin Runs 7.975/170.06/-0.305, Now #12; E/A Index: 8.28, Prior Best: 7.921/170.55/-0.359, Was #12
Right Lane: Pat Byron Runs 7.516/137.69/0.106, Now #10; C/D Index: 7.41, Prior Best: 6.983/195.60/-0.427, Was #10

Byron pulls his foot out of the gas early. Perkin makes no improvement either.

Bruce Perkin's incremental times: 60ft-1.142 sec., 330ft-3.294, 660ft-5.098/136.44 mph, 1,000ft-6.654.
Pat Byron's incremental times: 60ft-1.050 sec., 330ft-2.915, 660ft-4.459/158.22 mph, 1,000ft-5.979.


Right Lane: Brian Hyerstay Runs 9.137/140.44/-0.553, Now #6; G/D Index: 9.69, Prior Best: 9.120/140.73/-0.570, Was #6

Hyerstay backs up the new national record.

Brian Hyerstay's incremental times: 60ft-1.262 sec., 330ft-3.650, 660ft-5.721/117.49 mph, 1,000ft-7.550.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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