Drag Race Central - ADRL
Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 18:40 PM

Pro Nitrous Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan



NORWALK, Ohio - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Nitrous 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
 1903 Randy Weatherford                    4097 Doug Riesterer               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.661  3.923 194.18                           No Time      
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Harris    ) 0.055  3.918 193.54      (J Vergotz   ) 0.071  4.218 168.01
 Qualified:             #9  3.931 191.87                        #1  3.781 193.82
6:26 p.m. Riesterer made the burnout, then was pushed under the tower.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  360 Bob Rahaim                           1087 Jim Laurita                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.067  3.847 195.73                     0.112  3.811 196.90
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Schuler   ) 0.081  3.867 195.59      (B Auxier    ) 0.060  3.860 193.68
 Qualified:             #4  3.844 195.56                        #5  3.845 194.91
Rahaim has been consistently around 3.85, except for one qualifying run. Laurita has also been close to that number once he got the car sorted out.

Chalk this one up as a holeshot win for Rahaim, who once again ran close to 3.85. Bob Rahaim's MOV: 0.0090 seconds (approximately 3 feet). The points leader will have lane choice against Weatherford in the semifinals.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Stan Allen                             21 Pat Stoken                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.048  3.923 192.41                     0.087  3.923 166.58
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Hall      ) 0.049  3.919 192.49      (J Camp      ) 0.073  3.853 196.67
 Qualified:             #7  3.871 192.88                        #2  3.826 196.64
Stoken was ahead at half track, but his car was drifting toward the wall and he had to lift. Stan Allen's MOV: 0.0390 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   42 Robert Mathis                           8 Rickie Jones                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.053  3.818 196.42                     0.024  3.847 194.63
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Vick      ) 0.077  3.832 194.30      (T Franklin  ) 0.087  5.302  92.74
 Qualified:             #3  3.844 197.31                        #6  3.849 194.18
Last pair.

Wow! The margin of victory here was 0.0001 seconds, less than an inch. Mathis will have lane choice against Allen in the semifinals.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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