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Sun, 04 Nov 2018, 14:01 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 2 eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  432 Barry Forrester                        71 Tony Mandella                
E2                  -0.044  8.328 104.16     ****WINNER****  0.066  8.584 118.23
        C/ED Index: 7.92 (+/-):  0.408           A/SMA Index: 8.61 (+/-): -0.026
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Schmiedl  ) 0.047  7.419 -0.571      (M Dahl      ) 0.034  8.112 -0.538
 Qualified:            #22  7.571 -0.419                        #5  7.962 -0.648
10:44 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 72 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 27.91 inches, adjusted altitude 3,553 feet, track temperature 87 degrees.

Forrester leaves too soon and goes red. Mandella backs off the throttle about 1000 feet out.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  710 Doug Lambeck                            7 Brian Hyerstay               
E2                   0.101  8.529 142.15     ****WINNER****  0.019  8.799 137.95
       D/SMA Index: 9.04 (+/-): -0.511             G/D Index: 9.43 (+/-): -0.631
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Olsson    ) 0.045  8.537 -0.533      (J Lane      ) 0.039  8.925 -0.605
 Qualified:             #9  8.468 -0.602                        #3  8.844 -0.686
Hyerstay gets the holeshot and holds off Lambeck for the win. Hyerstay will take a hit ti his index in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7879 Don Bevers                           6660 Adam Bowdish                 
E2                   4.627 27.285  35.01     ****WINNER****  0.055  9.175 109.59
       A/SMA Index: 8.64 (+/-): 18.645           D/SMA Index: 9.11 (+/-):  0.065
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Jones     ) 0.061  8.139 -0.511                     0.115  9.064 -0.046
 Qualified:            #18  8.123 -0.527                        #1  8.416 -0.694
The tree came down and Bevers never moved, not sure why. He finally slowly leaves about four seconds later.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   34 Todd Frantz                            42 Craig Bourgeois              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.015  7.378 177.14                     0.015  7.025 181.28
        C/ED Index: 7.94 (+/-): -0.562            B/ND Index: 7.54 (+/-): -0.515
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Wilson    ) 0.071  7.436 -0.544      (A Hodges    ) 0.000  7.642  0.102
 Qualified:             #8  7.372 -0.608                       #13  6.973 -0.567
A dead heat off the line, Frantz holds off Bourgeois and takes the stripe for the win.

The loss for Bourgeois ends his national championship hopes.

Frantz will run Mandella in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    2 Frank Aragona                        6990 Howie Stevens                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.107  7.471 161.42                     0.499  7.474 182.16
        E/DA Index: 7.95 (+/-): -0.479             C/A Index: 8.05 (+/-): -0.576
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Lee       ) 0.055  7.441 -0.579      (J Cowan     ) 0.596 12.260  4.210
 Qualified:             #4  7.360 -0.660                       #10  7.465 -0.585
Aragona gets a big holeshot and holds off Stevens for the win.

Aragona will take on Bowdish in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    1 David Rampy                           610 John Edwards                 
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER**** -0.028  8.041 133.08
        A/EA Index: 7.91 (+/-): 92.089            C/AA Index: 8.04 (+/-):  0.001
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Van Paepeg) 0.001  7.401 -0.519      (M Dahl      ) 0.058  8.025 -0.015
 Qualified:             #6  7.290 -0.630                       #12  7.472 -0.568
Rampy does not make the call to the line. He needed to win this race to win the national championship. With this loss the points race will go to Pomona where Neff is the only driver left that can take the championship from Aragona.

Edwards will take on Hyerstay in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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