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Sun, 22 Apr 2018, 16:30 PM

Pro Modified Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





BAYTOWN, Texas - Results of round 3 eliminations in Pro Modified at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  280 Steve Jackson                        5087 Jim Whiteley                 
E3                   0.080  5.759 248.98     ****WINNER****  0.037  5.777 246.98
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Smith     ) 0.028  5.766 248.16      (K AlBalooshi) 0.022  5.778 247.52
E1    (M Biehle II ) 0.046  5.723 248.71      (M Castellana) 0.046  5.749 247.43
 Qualified:             #2  5.707 249.03                       #14  5.788 247.97
Weather conditions: air temperature 75 degrees, relative humidity 52 percent, barometer 29.94 inches, adjusted altitude 1,676 feet, track temperature 111 degrees.

Jackson and Whiteley have each won 1 times against the other in prior events.

Whiteley with the starting line advantage and the power to hold on for the hole shot win. Jim Whiteley's MOV: 0.0255 seconds (approximately 9 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  206 Rick Hord                             360 Bob Rahaim                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.094  5.776 255.29                     0.064  5.915 218.27
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Janis     ) 0.050  5.742 258.02      (J Gonzalez  ) 0.067  6.715 207.46
E1    (C Green     ) 0.042  5.749 254.62      (J Ray       ) 0.058  5.748 250.46
 Qualified:            #12  5.785 252.66                        #9  5.773 250.41
This is the first time Hord and Rahaim have faced each other in eliminations.

Rahaim with the starting line advantage, but Hord chases him down before half track and never trails from there on for the win. He will have lane choice in the final by 0.001 seconds.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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