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Sun, 14 Apr 2019, 17:12 PM

Top Sportsman Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Sportsman 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
 7980 Joe Roubicek                           69 Craig Blaisdell              
E3                   0.037  6.724 205.41     ****WINNER****  0.015  7.091 194.97
          TS  Dial: 6.71 (+/-):  0.014              TS  Dial: 7.06 (+/-):  0.031
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Meziere   ) 0.094  6.753  0.043      (M Ferderer  ) 0.017  7.069  0.039
E1    (P Gladden   ) 0.020  6.785  0.105      (B Knudsen   ) 0.028  7.036  0.026
 Qualified:             #8  6.682 206.32                       #26  7.007 197.59
2:04 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 84 degrees, relative humidity 19 percent, barometer 27.77 inches, adjusted altitude 4,533 feet, track temperature 121 degrees.

Really close in the lights.

Craig Blaisdell scores the hole shot win. MOV: 0.0057 seconds (approximately 21 inches).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6432 Gary Miserva                           77 Ted Kellner                  
E3   ****WINNER****  0.031  7.072 193.16                     0.033  7.174 189.73
          TS  Dial: 7.07 (+/-):  0.002              TS  Dial: 7.18 (+/-): -0.006
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Uechi     ) 0.019  7.078  0.018      (D Crumlich  ) 0.016  7.179 -0.001
E1    (J Connelly  ) 0.047  7.053  0.013      (M Chitty    ) 0.016  7.177  0.037
 Qualified:            #29  7.050 193.35                       #35  7.143 191.10
Just 0.002 difference in RT's.

Gary Miserva's MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.006.

He will face Blaisdell next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  730 Bryan LaFlam                          646 Don Sefton                   
E3                   0.035  6.146 226.58     ****WINNER****  0.034  7.108 196.10
          TS  Dial: 6.16 (+/-): -0.014              TS  Dial: 7.09 (+/-):  0.018
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Slatten   ) 0.043  6.309  0.169      (D Bracey    ) 0.007  7.109  0.039
E1    (W Yakimetz  ) 0.039  6.147  0.007      (G Ross      ) 0.021  7.069 -0.001
 Qualified:             #1  6.138 232.87                       #31  7.076 196.70
Two more close lights.

Don Sefton's MOV: Opponent broke out.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7398 Chris Esrick                         6636 Ray Martin                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.011  7.424 171.01                     0.023  7.036 196.56
          TS  Dial: 7.40 (+/-):  0.024              TS  Dial: 6.91 (+/-):  0.126
 Prior rounds:
E2    (E Olpin     ) 0.007  7.394  0.014      (P Unruh     ) 0.006  6.905  0.015
E1    (D Lafferty  ) 0.008  7.378  0.008      (P Mitsos    ) 0.033  6.886  0.006
 Qualified:            #45  7.384 181.52                       #15  6.873 201.22
Martin slows and Esrick wins.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7241 Bart Smith                           4396 Sammy Gonzales               
E3                   0.042  7.042 192.99     ****WINNER****  0.011  7.324 188.46
          TS  Dial: 7.05 (+/-): -0.008              TS  Dial: 7.30 (+/-):  0.024
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Castagno  ) 0.025  7.054  0.034      (M Green     ) 0.013  7.309  0.019
E1    (P Dion      ) 0.011  7.025  0.025      (K Harper    ) 0.074  7.293  0.053
 Qualified:            #28  7.011 196.22                       #34  7.134 192.58
Sammy Gonzales' MOV: Opponent broke out by -0.008.

He races Sefton in round four.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7133 Richard Okerman                      4147 Greg Lair                    
E3   ****WINNER****  0.026  7.213 186.41                     0.042  6.644 210.50
          TS  Dial: 7.17 (+/-):  0.043              TS  Dial: 6.61 (+/-):  0.034
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Warr      ) 0.028  7.213  0.043      (J Gillette  ) 0.023  6.624  0.024
E1    (B Preuss    ) 0.015  7.320  0.170      (C Beanes    ) 0.002  6.615  0.045
 Qualified:            #36  7.162 191.65                        #6  6.588 211.83
Close in the lights.

Richard Okerman's MOV: 0.0070 seconds (approximately 2 feet).

He faces Esrick later.

2:09 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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