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Sat, 24 Feb 2018, 14:15 PM

Super Street Round 2 Eliminations
By David Gerard





CHANDLER, Ariz. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Super Street at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7761 Randy Whitlow                        7421 Patric Thomas                
E2                   0.050 10.837 135.74     ****WINNER****  0.013 10.894 140.75
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.063           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.006
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Jones     ) 0.070 10.915  0.015      (J Dahar     ) 0.018 11.016  0.116
 Qualified:             #3 10.915  0.015                       #12 11.016  0.116
12:03 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 59 degrees, relative humidity 31 percent, barometer 29.01 inches, adjusted altitude 1,364 feet, track temperature 82 degrees.

Patric Thomas' MOV: Double breakout.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  796 Chris Borges                         5492 Gary Wamboldt                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.003 10.880 138.20                     0.022 10.844 123.47
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.020           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.056
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Mabry     ) 0.004 10.879 -0.021      (G Dreher    ) 0.025 10.955  0.055
 Qualified:            #18 10.879 -0.021                        #9 10.955  0.055
Chris Borges leaves with a 0.003 light. MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6889 Ray Carlson                          U706 Nick Alejandre               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.033 10.879 134.54                     0.020 10.819 119.88
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.021           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.081
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Givins    ) 0.131 10.917  0.017      (G Ericksen  ) 0.020 11.196  0.296
 Qualified:             #4 10.917  0.017                       #13 11.196  0.296
Ray Carlson's MOV: Double breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7800 Mike Decarolis                       7156 David Kiesel                 
E2                   0.014 10.913 128.63     ****WINNER****  0.025 10.901 132.67
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.013           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.001
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Bycroft   ) 0.012 10.889 -0.011      (J Broussard ) 0.066 10.923  0.023
 Qualified:            #15 10.889 -0.011                        #6 10.923  0.023
Really close in the lights!

David Kiesel runs 0.001 to the index for the win. MOV: 0.0018 seconds (approximately 4 inches).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7159 Dan Bain                               72 Ryan Giacone                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.011 10.896 132.61                     0.024 10.888 148.40
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.004           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.012
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Helmin    ) 0.022 10.923  0.023      (D Adams     ) 0.000 10.888 -0.012
 Qualified:             #7 10.923  0.023                       #16 10.888 -0.012
Another close finish.

Dan Bain's MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0050 seconds (approximately 13 inches) in a double breakout.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7382 Brian Griffey                        7447 Bob Richmond                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.000 10.845 129.72                    -0.016 10.886 130.15
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.055           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.014
 Prior rounds:
E1    (M Yeager    ) 0.002 10.880 -0.020      (H Tucker    ) 0.010 10.939  0.039
 Qualified:            #17 10.880 -0.020                        #8 10.939  0.039
Perfect light for Brian Griffey and the win. MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 H717 Rod Hartzell                         M599 Andrew Withers               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.017 10.921 123.23                     0.041 10.930 135.71
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.021           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.030
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Lowe      ) 0.016 10.922  0.022      (D Blehm     ) 0.042 10.893 -0.007
 Qualified:             #5 10.922  0.022                       #14 10.893 -0.007
Rod Hartzell's MOV: 0.0332 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7151 Bryan Morris                         6247 Eddy Plaizier                
E2                  -0.225 10.852 130.43     ****WINNER****  0.026 10.991 147.97
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.048           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-):  0.091
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Gilbert   ) 0.000 10.999  0.099      (K Downing   ) 0.040 10.909  0.009
 Qualified:            #11 10.999  0.099                        #2 10.909  0.009
Eddy Plaizier's MOV: opponent's red light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7061 Matt Blodgett                        7138 Joe Greco                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.023 10.869 132.22                     0.016 10.859 152.95
        S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.031           S/ST Index: 10.90 (+/-): -0.041
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Paz       ) 0.017 10.959  0.059      (G Ventura   ) 0.022 10.900  0.000
 Qualified:            #10 10.959  0.059                        #1 10.900  0.000
another double breakout.

Blodgett goes to round three tomorrow.

12:11 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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