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Sun, 14 Apr 2019, 18:50 PM

Top Sportsman Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





LAS VEGAS - Results of round 4 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
 4396 Sammy Gonzales                        646 Don Sefton                   
E4   ****WINNER****  0.029  7.333 185.56                     0.029  7.114 195.36
          TS  Dial: 7.33 (+/-):  0.003              TS  Dial: 7.11 (+/-):  0.004
 Prior rounds:
E3    (B Smith     ) 0.011  7.324  0.024      (B LaFlam    ) 0.034  7.108  0.018
E2    (M Green     ) 0.013  7.309  0.019      (D Bracey    ) 0.007  7.109  0.039
E1    (K Harper    ) 0.074  7.293  0.053      (G Ross      ) 0.021  7.069 -0.001
 Qualified:            #34  7.134 192.58                       #31  7.076 196.70
3:19 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.

Winner will have the bye run to the finals.

Identical RT's and then they run just 0.001 difference to their dials!

Sammy Gonzales' MOV: 0.0015 seconds (approximately 5 inches).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7133 Richard Okerman                      7398 Chris Esrick                 
E4   ****WINNER****  0.021  7.220 189.82                     0.015  7.418 171.64
          TS  Dial: 7.20 (+/-):  0.020              TS  Dial: 7.42 (+/-): -0.002
 Prior rounds:
E3    (G Lair      ) 0.026  7.213  0.043      (R Martin    ) 0.011  7.424  0.024
E2    (B Warr      ) 0.028  7.213  0.043      (E Olpin     ) 0.007  7.394  0.014
E1    (B Preuss    ) 0.015  7.320  0.170      (D Lafferty  ) 0.008  7.378  0.008
 Qualified:            #36  7.162 191.65                       #45  7.384 181.52
Richard Okerman goes to the next round. Esrick has a better RT, breaks out by just -0.002.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6432 Gary Miserva                           69 Craig Blaisdell              
E4   ****WINNER****  0.013  7.122 181.89                     0.453  7.105 189.52
          TS  Dial: 7.06 (+/-):  0.062              TS  Dial: 7.09 (+/-):  0.015
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Kellner   ) 0.031  7.072  0.002      (J Roubicek  ) 0.015  7.091  0.031
E2    (M Uechi     ) 0.019  7.078  0.018      (M Ferderer  ) 0.017  7.069  0.039
E1    (J Connelly  ) 0.047  7.053  0.013      (B Knudsen   ) 0.028  7.036  0.026
 Qualified:            #29  7.050 193.35                       #26  7.007 197.59
Just 0.03 difference in their dials, but Blaisdell is dead late and gives the east win to Miserva. He will rave Okerman in round five.

3:25 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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