Drag Race Central - LODRS
Fri, 01 Mar 2013, 22:36 PM

Top Sportsman Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard



CHANDLER, Ariz. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pacific Division Top Sportsman at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, event at Firebird International Raceway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  664 Ken Ratzloff                         6134 Shawn Herbst                 
E3                   0.103  7.517 182.92     ****WINNER****  0.030  7.692 179.47
          TS  Dial: 7.47 (+/-):  0.047              TS  Dial: 7.68 (+/-):  0.012
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Roubicek  ) 0.082  7.497  0.017      (D Watts     ) 0.047  7.700  0.000
E1    (M Williams  ) 0.011  7.523  0.013      (B Kidd      ) 0.031  7.724 -0.006
 Qualified:            #37  7.493 184.09                       #43  7.681 180.21
8:31 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 68 degrees, relative humidity 24 percent, barometer 28.94 inches, adjusted altitude 1,865 feet, track temperature 78 degrees.

Ratzloff is late. Herbst goes on.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  730 Bryan LaFlam                         6969 Rod Hymas                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.032  7.167 189.68                     0.017  6.961 192.82
          TS  Dial: 7.15 (+/-):  0.017              TS  Dial: 6.98 (+/-): -0.019
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Perez     ) 0.054  7.164 -0.066      (K Phillips  ) 0.028  7.086  0.126
E1    (J Dickey    ) 0.014  7.246  0.006      (T Ticer     ) 0.021  6.993  0.003
 Qualified:            #15  7.206 190.54                       #10  6.965 199.52
Bryan LaFlam's MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7639 Roger Hall                            542 JR Lobner                    
E3                   0.076  7.437 185.74     ****WINNER****  0.055  7.567 177.00
          TS  Dial: 7.36 (+/-):  0.077              TS  Dial: 7.48 (+/-):  0.087
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Williams  ) 0.045  7.509  0.149      (D Bracey    ) 0.008  7.571  0.091
E1    (T Carli     ) 0.005  7.405  0.005      (R Wilson    ) 0.021  7.525  0.025
 Qualified:            #25  7.378 188.89                       #31  7.439 184.72
JR Lobner's MOV: 0.0118 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  550 Ed Olpin                             7840 Gary Forkner                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.025  7.412 186.95                     0.052  7.047 195.90
          TS  Dial: 7.36 (+/-):  0.052              TS  Dial: 7.05 (+/-): -0.003
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Okerman   ) 0.025  7.390  0.010      (D Cook      ) 0.029  7.067  0.007
E1    (C Newman    ) 0.011  7.435  0.005      (M Grady     ) 0.012  7.117  0.037
 Qualified:            #29  7.413 187.78                       #12  7.086 196.27
Ed Olpin races Herbst next round. MOV: Opponent broke out by just -0.003.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6643 Randal Olynyk                        7256 Mera Silvia                  
E3                   0.036  7.373 185.08     ****WINNER****  0.042  7.301 188.28
          TS  Dial: 7.38 (+/-): -0.007              TS  Dial: 7.27 (+/-):  0.031
 Prior rounds:
E2    (Bye         ) 0.029  7.393  0.003      (P Dion      ) 0.019  7.289  0.009
E1    (G Ross      ) 0.047  7.437  0.057      (R Cracraft  ) 0.032  7.490  0.200
 Qualified:            #24  7.371 186.12                       #18  7.267 190.46
Mera Silvia's MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.007

She faces LaFlam tomorrow.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  789 Lynsi Torres                         4147 Greg Lair                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.032  7.230 188.17                     0.045 22.658  32.95
          TS  Dial: 7.21 (+/-):  0.020              TS  Dial: 6.66 (+/-): 15.998
 Prior rounds:
E2    (F Gostilla  ) 0.019  7.230  0.000      (M Green     ) 0.017  7.414  0.744
E1    (P Miller    ) 0.011  7.275  0.035      (T Radeff    ) 0.029  8.890  2.230
 Qualified:            #16  7.233 190.81                       #45  8.901 135.88
Lair breaks and gives Lynsi Torres the easy win. MOV: 5.9911 seconds (more than 100 feet). She races Lobner in round four.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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