Drag Race Central - ADRL
Sat, 20 Oct 2012, 19:54 PM

Pro Nitrous Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan



ENNIS, Texas - Results of round 2 eliminations in Pro Nitrous at the American Drag Racing League, ADRL World Finals VIII presented by CarSafe:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   77 Shannon Jenkins                      1087 Jim Laurita                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.042  3.830 195.73                     0.045  3.855 195.36
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B HOUSLEY   ) 0.096  4.795 133.24      (K HANEY     ) 0.098  5.452  89.95
 Qualified:             #7  3.861 194.30                        #2  3.795 196.73
6:38 p.m. Laurita's crew was scrambling around the front of his car, finally signaled him to pull up and stage. Jenkins patiently waited through the delay and it did not appear to be a factor in the outcome. They left almost together and both drivers made good runs. Shannon Jenkins' MOV: 0.0288 seconds (approximately 8 feet), Jenkins making his quickest run of the event.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Stan Allen                            360 Bob Rahaim                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.056  3.889 190.19                     0.070  3.895 194.27
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R MATHIS    ) 0.195  5.051 100.25      (M GUEST     ) 0.060  3.899 194.66
 Qualified:            #11  3.923 193.05                        #3  3.804 198.41
Allen had a small advantage at the green and made his best run of the event (by almost a tenth) to take the upset win. It was Rahaim's slowest run of the event, making Allen's win possible.

Stan Allen's incremental margins: 60ft(0.001), 330 ft(0.030). MOV: 0.0208 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

Allen will not have lane choice when he faces Jenkins in the semifinals.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4097 Doug Riesterer                          8 Rickie Jones                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.036  3.873 190.38                     0.038  4.087 187.23
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R MUENKS    ) 0.040  3.835 191.48      (C JULIANO   ) 0.040  3.838 196.07
 Qualified:             #5  3.842 190.65                        #4  3.830 194.94
They left together, but Jones' car wagged its tail with tire shake and he had to backpedal to tame it down.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1063 Johnny Pilcher                         21 Pat Stoken                   
E2                   0.051  3.948 189.31     ****WINNER****  0.089  3.821 195.53
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J HALL      ) 0.057  3.963 188.94      (C NUYTTEN   ) 0.144  3.833 195.53
 Qualified:             #9  3.908 190.59                        #1  3.769 198.44
Pilcher left first, but Stoken ran him down before the 60-foot marker and pulled away to win by about a car length. It was also the quickest run of the round and he will have lane choice against Rietserer in the semifinals.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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