Drag Race Central - NHRA
Sun, 11 Nov 2012, 18:55 PM

Pro Stock Round 3 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan



POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Stock at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 48th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    6 Erica Enders                            5 Vincent Nobile               
E3                   0.023  6.542 211.86     ****WINNER****  0.015  6.543 211.49
 Prior rounds:
E2    (V Gaines    ) 0.022  6.528 212.43      (J Line      ) 0.002  6.546 211.79
E1    (S Gray      ) 0.020  6.517 212.26      (J Coughlin  ) 0.000  6.589 211.10
 Qualified:             #5  6.549 211.83                        #8  6.562 211.00
3:45 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 68 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 29.07 inches, adjusted altitude 1,855 feet, track temperature 85 degrees.

Enders is 3-2 against Nobile, but he won the only other time they met in a semifinal round.

Nobile had a small holeshot and made it stick for another holeshot victory (his third today). That win also moves him past Enders into third in the season points standings.

Vincent Nobile's incremental margins: 60ft(0.016), 330 ft(0.014), 660ft(0.009), 1,000ft(0.008). MOV: 0.0072 seconds (approximately 2 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Allen Johnson                           2 Mike Edwards                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.015  6.526 211.16                     0.016 11.745  64.64
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Krisher   ) 0.077  6.520 212.63      (G Anderson  ) 0.038  6.531 212.66
E1    (G Stanfield ) 0.040  6.513 212.76      (C McGaha    ) 0.025  6.530 212.79
 Qualified:             #2  6.518 211.99                       #11  6.572 211.79
Edwards holds a 20-9 edge against Johnson, 4-0 in semifinal rounds.

They were dead-even at the start, but Edwards ran into tire shake and slowed. Johnson will have lane choice against Nobile in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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