Drag Race Central - NHRA
Sun, 17 Feb 2013, 20:16 PM

Super Gas Final, Round 7 Eliminations
By Rick Green



POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 7 eliminations in Super Gas at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 53rd annual O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7019 Peter Bothe                           731 Rick Beckstrom               
E7                   0.021  9.927 148.09     ****WINNER****  0.022  9.904 160.71
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.027             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.004
 Prior rounds:
E6    (B Pierce    ) 0.022  9.945  0.045                     0.033  9.900  0.000
E5                   0.013  9.880 -0.020      (S Williams  ) 0.012  9.942  0.042
E4    (R Ginger    ) 0.027  9.916  0.016      (Bye         ) 0.036  9.933  0.033
E3    (M Blodgett  ) 0.024  9.897 -0.003      (B Plourd    ) 0.029  9.915  0.015
E2    (L Bogacki   ) 0.005  9.884 -0.016      (L Scarth    ) 0.100  9.943  0.043
E1    (K Boehner   ) 0.012  9.903  0.003      (R Kato      ) 0.021  9.918  0.018
 Qualified:             #4  9.903  0.003                       #11  9.918  0.018
Weather conditions: air temperature 67 degrees, relative humidity 42 percent, barometer 28.83 inches, adjusted altitude 2,257 feet, track temperature 74 degrees.

they leave together and Beckstrom picks up the win by 0.0221 seconds (approximately 5 feet). This is his fifth National event win. His first in Super Gas the other four were in Super comp.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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