Drag Race Central - XDRL
Sat, 15 Jun 2013, 18:20 PM

Pro Nitrous Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard



MADISON, Ill. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, X-Treme Gateway Showdown:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   42 Robert Mathis                         360 Bob Rahaim                   
E2                   0.031  4.560 129.52     ****WINNER****  0.079  3.862 196.19
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K Haney     ) 0.090  3.916 191.10      (B HOUSLEY   ) 0.051  3.886 194.91
 Qualified:             #3  3.936 191.16                        #2  3.869 195.14
5:10 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 92 degrees, relative humidity 42 percent, barometer 29.51 inches, adjusted altitude 2,967 feet, track temperature 133 degrees.

Winners go to the final round.

Bob Rahaim comes from behind to take the win, as Mathis' Camaro gets loose after the 100 foot mark.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 4914 Jeff Naiser                          1001 Bill Glidden                 
E2                   0.065  3.971 189.79     ****WINNER****  0.063  3.953 179.23
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Muenks    ) 0.037  3.884 192.66      (D SNYDER    ) 0.092  3.946 190.00
 Qualified:             #1  3.851 193.40                        #4  3.950 190.16
Only 0.002 difference at the green and Glidden and Naiser swap the lead going down the track. Glidden gets out in front near the lights, but it may have been expensive, as there is smoke from the pipes. He'll give up lane choice to Rahaim.

5:15 p.m. Bill Glidden's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.005), 330 ft(0.026). MOV: 0.0201 seconds (approximately 6 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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