Drag Race Central - LODRS
Sun, 19 May 2013, 18:47 PM

Top Alcohol Dragster Final, Round 3 Eliminations
By Jim Samuel



NORWALK, Ohio - Results of final, round 3 eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division, Mickey Mart Rewards Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  311 Kyle Michalek                          34 Marty Thacker                
E3                   0.064  5.455 257.63     ****WINNER****  0.040  5.403 263.26
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Samsel    ) 0.051  5.484 258.81      (P Fishburn  ) 0.053  5.499 247.79
E1    (J Veale     ) 0.079 15.559  64.89      (B Reichert  ) 0.038  5.413 264.18
 Qualified:             #2  5.398 259.86                        #5  5.419 261.47
6:41 p.m. - The Top Alcohol Dragster was a fuel-car versus supercharged, and rookie driver vs. veteran. Michalek got his TAD license less than a month ago while Thacker has been racing for years. In the end, experience paid off as Thacker was quicker getting out of the gate and quicker on the track. Marty Thacker is the Top Alcohol Dragster winner here this weekend. Marty Thacker's incremental margins: 60ft(0.063), 330 ft(0.116), 660ft(0.091), 1,000ft(0.071). MOV: 0.0768 seconds (approximately 29 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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