Drag Race Central - XDRL
Sun, 07 Apr 2013, 15:58 PM

Pro Nitrous Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard



TULSA, Okla. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro Nitrous at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, X-DRL Spring Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4914 Jeff Naiser                          1941 Blake Housley                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.041  4.047 180.36                     0.048  5.326  91.61
 Qualified:             #4  4.071 162.35                        #5  4.477 123.31
2:43 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 53 percent, barometer 29.12 inches, adjusted altitude 2,298 feet, track temperature 84 degrees.

Housley breaks the wheely bars right at the green and has to lift. Jeff Naiser gets the easy win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1001 Bill Glidden                          501 Ron Muenks                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.076  4.264 165.54                           No Time      
 Qualified:             #6  4.614 121.98                        #3  4.033 180.28
Glidden will get a single to round two, as Muenks is a no show. This is only his third pass and the car continues to improve.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 5835 Joshua Vettel                        1087 Jim Laurita                  
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.018  8.720  48.46
 Qualified:             #7  8.756  68.56                        #2  3.859 195.62
Vettel is also a no show and Laurita gets a single. Lucky thing, as the car is loose at the green and makes a hard move towards the centerline. He races Glidden in round two.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  360 Bob Rahaim                                 Bye
E1   ****WINNER****  0.131  3.785 197.45     
 Qualified:             #1  3.806 196.19                     Bye
The bye run goes to Rahaim and he races Naiser in the next round. He runs his quickest pass of the weekend to show the rest of the races.

2:53 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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