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Sat, 28 Mar 2009, 07:40 PM

Stock Eliminator Round 2 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





BAYTOWN, Texas - Results of round 2 eliminations in Stock Eliminator at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 22nd annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4106 Owen Birkett                               Bye
E2   ****WINNER**** -0.037 12.082 107.04     
       K/SA  Dial: 12.06 (+/-):  0.022    
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Pourciau  ) 0.007 12.045  0.045   
 Qualified:            #36 12.185 -0.765                     Bye
6:24 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 70 degrees, relative humidity 33 percent, barometer 29.76 inches, adjusted altitude 1,318 feet, track temperature 89 degrees.

Birkett takes the bye and will come back tomorrow at 9 a.m. for round 3.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2540 Scott Helms                          4022 Jeff Teuton                  
E2                   0.049 13.317  96.42     ****WINNER****  0.050 10.731 121.55
       Q/SA  Dial: 13.26 (+/-):  0.057           C/SA  Dial: 10.69 (+/-):  0.041
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Faulk     ) 0.004 13.241 -0.019      (J Cox       ) 0.067 10.650 -0.090
 Qualified:            #40 13.367 -0.733                       #23 10.848 -0.852
Tough matchup and a close race. Jeff Teuton's MOV: 0.0152 seconds (approximately 2 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4771 Sammy Pizzolato                         5 Mark Faul                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.016 10.567 117.02                     0.020 11.293 110.61
       B/SA  Dial: 10.52 (+/-):  0.047           C/SA  Dial: 11.19 (+/-):  0.103
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Patterson ) 0.040 10.481  0.001      (D Rampy     ) 0.044 11.230  0.010
 Qualified:             #9 10.542 -1.008                       #60 11.367 -0.333
Sammy Pizzolato's MOV: 0.0607 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2586 McNeal Freeman                       4214 Sam Lusco Jr                 
E2                   0.055 14.809  88.57     ****WINNER****  0.041 11.661  99.90
       V/SA  Dial: 14.75 (+/-):  0.059           H/SA  Dial: 11.60 (+/-):  0.061
 Prior rounds:
E1    (P Jackson   ) 0.076 14.704  0.024      (J Mikolajczy) 0.020 11.557 -0.023
 Qualified:            #12 14.832 -0.968                       #29 11.646 -0.804
Sam Lusco Jr's MOV: 0.0123 seconds (approximately 19 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 464Q Austin Williams                      4455 Ronnie West                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.013 11.323 111.05                     0.079 10.156 127.28
       G/SA  Dial: 11.23 (+/-):  0.093          AA/SA  Dial: 10.10 (+/-):  0.056
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Veach     ) 0.031 11.261 -0.039      (H Emmons    ) 0.030 10.070  0.040
 Qualified:            #69 No Time                             #52 10.307 -0.593
Austin Williams' MOV: 0.0292 seconds (approximately 5 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   46 Jimmy Hidalgo Jr.                    4747 Stan Holt                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.086 10.573 122.57                     0.024 11.352 116.54
       B/SA  Dial: 10.56 (+/-):  0.013            F/S  Dial: 11.26 (+/-):  0.092
 Prior rounds:
E1    (W Birkett   ) 0.037 10.660  0.110      (J Hidalgo   ) 0.028 11.333  0.173
 Qualified:            #25 10.702 -0.848                       #42 11.398 -0.702
Hidalgo hung the front wheels way up there on the launch. Jimmy Hidalgo Jr.'s MOV: 0.0179 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4782 Steven Hall                          4705 Bobby Brannon                
E2                   0.068 11.001 107.93     ****WINNER****  0.000 10.513 116.55
       C/SA  Dial: 10.68 (+/-):  0.321           A/SA  Dial: 10.21 (+/-):  0.303
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Mikolajczy) 0.055 10.761  0.111      (K Ratcliff  ) 0.016 10.273  0.003
 Qualified:            #20 10.799 -0.901                        #3 10.255 -1.045
Brannon was perfect on the tree and took the stripe by about half a car length.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3186 Drew Whalen                          4726 Jim Hanig                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.045 11.806 111.81                    -0.011 11.356 115.03
       I/SA  Dial: 11.88 (+/-): -0.074           G/SA  Dial: 11.42 (+/-): -0.064
 Prior rounds:
E1    (P Courts    ) 0.024 11.915  0.065      (J Clegg     ) 0.050 11.448  0.048
 Qualified:            #47 11.957 -0.643                       #30 11.500 -0.800


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 400C Jody Simoneaux                       4720 Jerry Doughty                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.066 11.452 108.31                     0.116 11.896 111.01
       F/SA  Dial: 11.30 (+/-):  0.152           I/SA  Dial: 11.77 (+/-):  0.126
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L Bannister ) 0.032 11.293  0.093      (R Sledge    ) 0.082 11.720  0.050
 Qualified:            #28 11.327 -0.823                       #45 11.944 -0.656
Jody Simoneaux's MOV: 0.0245 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4728 Daniel Doughty                       4006 Dale Hulquist                
E2                   0.047 12.529 103.42     ****WINNER****  0.078 11.583 105.45
       O/SA  Dial: 12.53 (+/-): -0.001           G/SA  Dial: 11.53 (+/-):  0.053
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Unkefer   ) -0.009 12.486 -0.964      (B McClister ) 0.078 11.575  0.045
 Qualified:            #33 12.680 -0.770                       #50 11.689 -0.611
Doughty took too much stripe, by a thousandth.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4402 Jerry Emmons                         4909 Dempsey Pendarvis            
E2                  -0.004 10.495 124.95     ****WINNER****  0.040  9.923 133.09
       B/SA  Dial: 10.52 (+/-): -0.025          AA/SA  Dial: 9.86 (+/-):  0.063
 Prior rounds:
E1    (K LaPorte   ) 0.030 10.485  0.085      (J Granier   ) 0.014  9.889  0.089
 Qualified:            #65 12.278  0.728                       #14  9.958 -0.942
Dempsey Pendarvis wins on a red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   44 Austin Ford                          2066 Adam Davis                   
E2                   0.057 10.843 110.22     ****WINNER****  0.034 10.625 110.06
       D/SA  Dial: 11.85 (+/-): -1.007           D/SA  Dial: 11.85 (+/-): -1.225
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Hubbs     ) 0.023 10.927  0.147      (T Emmons    ) 0.030 11.094  0.154
 Qualified:            #15 10.909 -0.941                       #32 11.073 -0.777
Heads-up! Adam Davis' MOV: 0.2418 seconds (approximately 39 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4520 David Latino                         4144 Jerry Hefler                 
E2                   0.077 10.172 129.44     ****WINNER****  0.014 12.164 102.82
       A/SA  Dial: 10.20 (+/-): -0.028           M/SA  Dial: 12.19 (+/-): -0.026
 Prior rounds:
E1                   -0.012 10.301  0.141      (S Hunt      ) 0.077 12.277 -0.063
 Qualified:             #1 10.224 -1.076                       #19 12.245 -0.905
Jerry Hefler wins on a double-breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4649 Sammy LaPorte                        4002 Greg Turk                    
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.557 12.284 105.13
       L/SA  Dial: 11.96 (+/-): 88.039           M/SA  Dial: 12.31 (+/-): -0.026
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Carnero   ) 0.034 11.896 -1.104      (J Richardson) 0.030 12.317  0.097
 Qualified:             #7 11.977 -1.023                       #24 12.298 -0.852
LaPorte was timed out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4723 Kenny Doughty                        4074 Jimmie Hutto                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.041 11.538 109.64                     0.043 10.117 129.03
       H/SA  Dial: 11.51 (+/-):  0.028          AA/SA  Dial: 10.07 (+/-):  0.047
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Fletcher  ) 0.029 11.509  0.029      (L Hill      ) 0.067 10.235  0.195
 Qualified:            #27 11.625 -0.825                       #44 10.241 -0.659
Kenny Doughty's MOV: 0.0214 seconds (approximately 4 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1977 Michael Iacono                       3101 Jerry Newsome                
E2                  -0.010 10.761 120.97     ****WINNER****  0.057 10.673 121.92
        C/S  Dial: 10.71 (+/-):  0.051           C/SA  Dial: 10.69 (+/-): -0.017
 Prior rounds:
E1    (C Jackson   ) 0.000 10.689  0.059      (K Helms     ) 0.008 10.660  0.030
 Qualified:            #21 10.771 -0.879                        #4 10.659 -1.041


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 213A Anthony Bertozzi                     4403 Gary Emmons                  
E2   ****WINNER****  0.014 10.478 103.99                    -0.009 10.668  99.11
       C/SA  Dial: 11.70 (+/-): -1.222           C/SA  Dial: 11.70 (+/-): -1.032
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Shaw      ) 0.022 10.583 -0.047      (B Bratsen   ) 0.036 10.940  0.150
 Qualified:            #17 10.789 -0.911                       #34 10.931 -0.769
Heads-up! Emmons went red. Bertozzi hung the front wheels way up there and they stayed up for a long time.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 400D Slate Cummings                       400A Larry Cummings               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.551 18.420  64.46                           No Time      
       B/SA  Dial: 10.42 (+/-):  8.000           C/SA  Dial: 11.70 (+/-): 88.299
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Corda     ) 0.028 10.340 -0.080      (J Paul      ) 0.046 10.880  0.050
 Qualified:            #22 10.693 -0.857                       #39 10.963 -0.737
Larry was a no-show. Slate took an easy run to round 3.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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