GRAND BEND, Ont. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Nostalgia Fuel Altered at the 2013 Nitro Jam Series, Mopar Nitro Jam Nationals Day Three:
Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed 784 Kyle Hough 7171 Ron Maroney E2 0.150 No Time ****WINNER**** 0.120 6.710 146.99 Prior rounds: E1 (M HILSABECK ) 0.146 6.779 169.49 (R HOPE ) 0.153 7.455 121.942:38 p.m. The pairings for the Consolation and Championship rounds today were set Friday, so this round logically follows Round 1 from Friday.
The consolation pairing feature two drivers more often seen in the Championship pairing.
This was weird...Maroney
had a big lead, then slowed on the top end. At about the same time, Hough, trailing, started heading for the centerline, the reason
apparent. There was fluid under his right rear tire, driving him to the right. He tried to steer back to the groove, but took out
both finish line timing reflectors. He was clocked at 160 mph just before the problem started and did a nice job of driving to keep
the car upright and mostly in his own lane.
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