Drag Race Central - ADRL
Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 17:58 PM

Extreme Pro Stock Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan



NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 2 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
  197 John Pluchino                        1594 Kevin Bealko                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.081  4.090 176.81                     0.054  4.117 174.05
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L O'Brien   ) 0.034  4.098 176.42      (T Hoerner   ) 0.095  4.171 172.47
 Qualified:            #10  4.073 177.49                       #15  4.090 176.56
5:45 p.m. The margin of victory here was 0.0006 seconds, about 3 inches. Wow!

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Brian Gahm                            428 Scott Hintz                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.027  4.076 177.46                     0.035  4.091 176.74
 Prior rounds:
E1    (P Berner    ) 0.092  4.096 177.39      (J Deflorian ) 0.083  4.099 175.96
 Qualified:             #9  4.071 177.32                       #16  4.091 176.19
Hintz's car left Jerry Haas' chassis shop on Wednesday of this week, its first run down the dragstrip was yesterday. Gahm's car is much older, he's been running it for about a month.

Hiontz ran his third straight 4.09 with the new car, but that wasn't enough against Gahm's small holeshot and two hundredths advantage on the run. Brian Gahm's MOV: 0.0230 seconds (approximately 6 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Elijah Morton                           4 Dean Goforth                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.069  4.106 177.98                     0.111  4.091 177.58
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Penland   ) 0.064  4.095 177.91      (J Montecalvo) 0.061  4.120 176.40
 Qualified:            #14  4.080 177.23                       #11  4.074 177.09
Morton gets the win on a holeshot. Elijah Morton's MOV: 0.0270 seconds (approximately 7 feet). He will not have lane choice against Pluchino in the semifinals.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   99 Doug Kirk                              18 David Schorr                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.026 16.676  22.46                    -0.013  4.113 175.75
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Goforth   ) 0.049  4.081 177.42      (R Stevens Jr) 0.059  4.224 171.73
 Qualified:            #12  4.078 178.19                       #13  4.079 176.05
Schorr went red, then Kirk broke something in the driveline on the launch, slowly coasting through with the win light flashing. He will not have lane choice against Gahm in the semifinals.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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