Drag Race Central - ADRL
Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 15:22 PM

Extreme Pro Stock Round 1 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan



NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 1 eliminations in Extreme Pro Stock at the American Drag Racing League, ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI presented by Mickey Thompson:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Brian Gahm                              3 Pete Berner                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.092  4.096 177.39                    -0.007  4.090 176.30
 Qualified:             #9  4.071 177.32                        #8  4.070 177.14
2:58 p.m.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  197 John Pluchino                         171 Larry O'Brien                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.034  4.098 176.42                     0.043  5.703  87.02
 Qualified:            #10  4.073 177.49                        #7  4.067 176.97
Pluchino had a small holeshot, then O'Brien started to shake and skate, finally lifting.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Dean Goforth                            2 John Montecalvo              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.061  4.120 176.40                     0.104  4.108 183.00
 Qualified:            #11  4.074 177.09                        #6  4.065 177.93
Goforth had four hundredths in hand at the green, gave just one back on the track. Dean Goforth's MOV: 0.0310 seconds (approximately 8 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   99 Doug Kirk                               1 Cary Goforth                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.049  4.081 177.42                     0.071  4.081 177.11
 Qualified:            #12  4.078 178.19                        #5  4.058 177.74
How close is Pro Stock? Once again, identical ETs, the win going to the better reaction time, this time it's a holeshot win for Kirk. Doug Kirk's MOV: 0.0220 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   18 David Schorr                            7 Richie Stevens Jr            
E1   ****WINNER****  0.059  4.224 171.73                     0.052  4.442 178.47
 Qualified:            #13  4.079 176.05                        #4  4.057 177.23
The door is open for Stevens to make up some ground on Cary Goforth in the championship points battle.

Stevens had a small advantage at the green, but then he had to backpedal to get out of tire shake and Schorr pulls off the upset. He will not have lane choice against Kirk in round two.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Elijah Morton                          26 Richard Penland              
E1   ****WINNER****  0.064  4.095 177.91                     0.064  5.048  99.35
 Qualified:            #14  4.080 177.23                        #3  4.055 178.12
Identical reaction times, but Penland had traction problems and Morton did not. Morton will have lane choice against Dean Goforth in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 6157 Todd Hoerner                         1594 Kevin Bealko                 
E1                   0.071  5.303  95.77     ****WINNER****  0.095  4.171 172.47
 Qualified:             #2  4.040 178.95                       #15  4.090 176.56
Hoerner left first, then shook and headed for the centerline. He had to lift, giving Bealko the easy upset win. Bealko will not have lane choice against Pluchino in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  428 Scott Hintz                           531 John Deflorian Jr.           
E1   ****WINNER****  0.083  4.099 175.96                     0.102  4.097 176.84
 Qualified:            #16  4.091 176.19                        #1  4.039 179.54
Another big upset, Hintz winning on a holeshot. Scott Hintz's MOV: 0.0170 seconds (approximately 4 feet). He will not have lane choice when he faces Gahm in round two.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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