Drag Race Central - XDRL
Sun, 07 Apr 2013, 16:59 PM

Pro X-Treme Round 1 Eliminations
By David Gerard



TULSA, Okla. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Pro X-Treme 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
    5 Tim Tindle                           7721 Jay Diedrich                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.052  3.803 200.65                     0.026  3.935 166.93
 Qualified:             #9  3.834 197.16                        #8  3.819 200.11
3:02 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 72 degrees, relative humidity 61 percent, barometer 29.06 inches, adjusted altitude 2,125 feet, track temperature 83 degrees.

We start the round with the middle of the pack qualifiers.

Tim Tindle is second off the line, but Diedrich's Camaro gets way loose around the 330 lights and almost crosses over the center line. Tindle's numbers were going to be hard to beat! MOV: 0.1068 seconds (approximately 26 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 1010 Eddie Rogers                         1101 Quain Stott                  
E1                   0.045  3.902 189.82     ****WINNER****  0.102  3.818 196.10
 Qualified:            #10  3.886 189.42                        #7  3.817 196.64
Stott way a bunch late at the gree, but had the power to take the eight foot win right at the finish line.

Quain Stott's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.022), 330 ft(-0.008). MOV: 0.0275 seconds (approximately 8 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  167 Mike Recchia                          412 Randell Reid                 
E1                   0.092  3.965 194.60     ****WINNER****  0.023  3.832 196.82
 Qualified:            #11  3.949 189.76                        #6  3.779 204.05
Randell Reid has all of the numbers from start to finish for the decisive win. MOV: 0.2025 seconds (approximately 58 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  526 Jon Stouffer                         4082 Eric Clark                   
E1                   0.098  4.023 192.60     ****WINNER****  0.034  3.782 198.64
 Qualified:            #12  3.995 191.38                        #5  3.744 200.59
Eric Clark takes the lead at the green and is never challenged, as there is a lot of smoke from under Stouffer's car down track.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  360 Duane Rister                          555 Shawn Jones                  
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.074  4.325 130.78
 Qualified:             #4  3.741 200.29                       #13  4.032 165.74
Rister is a no show and Jones will get the single. The car leaves a little lazy and then bangs the blower near the 330 lights.

Clark will have lane choice next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  463 Brandon Pesz                           51 Don Wootton                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.047  3.816 185.15                     0.059  3.922 185.72
 Qualified:             #3  3.739 203.28                       #14  4.049 192.06
Pesz is all over the race track getting to the finish line, but he gets the starting line advantage and still makes a hard pass. He'll have lane choice over Reid next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4607 Todd Martin                           202 Todd Tutterow                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.125  3.784 200.74                     0.075  4.554 145.56
 Qualified:             #2  3.724 202.12                       #15  4.222 142.39
Tutterow gets a good starting line advantage, but Martin is quickly by and is never headed from there on.

He will have lane choice over Stott in round two.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   38 Neal Wantye                           277 Terry Leggett                
E1                   0.171  9.569  69.49     ****WINNER****  0.066  3.741 203.68
 Qualified:            #16  4.552 116.50                        #1  3.713 204.35
Wantye shakes and scatters the tires so hard the car goes almost sideways before he lifts. Leggett is long gone and makes a clean pass for the easy win. He races Tindle next round with lane choice.

3:56 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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