Drag Race Central - XDRL
Sun, 07 Apr 2013, 19:11 PM

Top Sportsman Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard



TULSA, Okla. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman 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
  451 Bob Gulitti                          449J Stewart Johnson              
E3   ****WINNER****  0.019  4.370 161.81                    -0.009  4.638 151.68
          TS  Dial: 4.35 (+/-):  0.020              TS  Dial: 4.63 (+/-):  0.008
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Wilson    ) 0.016  4.371  0.021      (J Sackuvich ) 0.025  4.740  0.110
E1    (K Piepke    ) 0.062  4.358 -0.002      (J Holt      ) 0.072  4.639  0.019
 Qualified:             #3  4.346 168.39                        #9  4.626 151.46
6:04 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 69 degrees, relative humidity 69 percent, barometer 29.03 inches, adjusted altitude 1,988 feet, track temperature 74 degrees.

Bob Gulitti goes to the final round. MOV: opponent's -0.009 red light.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5830 Josha Vettel                               Bye
E3   ****WINNER****  0.053  4.316 164.89     
          TS  Dial: 4.32 (+/-): -0.004    
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Vance     ) 0.025  4.384  0.074   
E1    (R Reid      ) 0.080  4.338  0.008   
 Qualified:             #5  4.353 163.22                     Bye
Bye run to the finals.

The engine backfires right out of the water box and has a small carb fire. They get the car restarted and he does a strong burnout after that.

Looks like no real issues, as he runs his dial in.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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