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Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 20:27 PM

Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs.com Round 2 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





ENNIS, Texas - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs.com at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  409 Kamron Wright                        453X Lance Rutland                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.008  6.678 187.05                     0.123  7.699 177.28
          TS  Dial: 6.60 (+/-):  0.078              TS  Dial: 7.69 (+/-):  0.009
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Cuadra    ) 0.029  7.106  0.406      (J Sumner    ) 0.020  7.721  0.011
 Qualified:             #8  6.710 181.23                       #31  7.670 178.24
7:10 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 79 degrees, relative humidity 47 percent, barometer 29.14 inches, adjusted altitude 2,845 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

Wright gets the advantage off the line and goes around Rutland to take the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6921 Joe Mellof                           4979 Craig Liles                  
E2                         No Time           ****WINNER**** -0.217  6.811 202.91
          TS  Dial: 7.02 (+/-): 92.979              TS  Dial: 6.79 (+/-):  0.021
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Lewis     ) 0.062  7.055  0.015      (T Leach     ) 0.056  6.827  0.007
 Qualified:            #17  6.969 198.20                       #10  6.750 204.85
Mellof has problems and isn't able to make a pass.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  406 Glenn Wright                         4463 Tim Wilson                   
E2                   0.010  6.982 157.15     ****WINNER****  0.017  7.684 186.28
          TS  Dial: 6.53 (+/-):  0.452              TS  Dial: 7.32 (+/-):  0.364
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Okerman   ) 0.042  6.573  0.023      (L Demers    ) 0.027  7.351  0.001
 Qualified:             #4  6.492 213.74                       #27  7.308 184.75
Wilson rattled the tires off the line and had to pedal but Wright has problems and is out of power early.

Wilson will face Kamron Wright in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4416 Michael Cobb                         5074 Jim White                    
E2                   0.026  7.809 172.98     ****WINNER****  0.004  6.798 176.40
          TS  Dial: 7.60 (+/-):  0.209              TS  Dial: 6.62 (+/-):  0.178
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Massey    ) 0.034  7.628  0.028      (H Kindle    ) 0.020  6.697  0.027
 Qualified:            #30  7.494 190.00                        #7  6.596 208.39
Cobb gets out of the groove and makes a move toward the wall. He gets it back to the right but White is able to go around him and take the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  451 Bob Gulitti                           464 Bengt Blomberg               
E2                   0.019  6.341 216.48     ****WINNER****  0.028  6.746 203.03
          TS  Dial: 6.35 (+/-): -0.009              TS  Dial: 6.75 (+/-): -0.004
 Prior rounds:
E1                   0.034  6.376 -0.024      (T Wilson    ) 0.161  6.771 -0.039
 Qualified:             #1  6.297 223.21                        #9  6.729 205.57
Gulitti gets the advantage off the line but takes too much stripe and breaks out giving the win to Blomberg.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4338 Mark Buehring                          77 Ted Kellner                  
E2                   0.029  7.494 172.34     ****WINNER****  0.036  7.103 189.58
          TS  Dial: 7.43 (+/-):  0.064              TS  Dial: 7.09 (+/-):  0.013
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L Abbott    ) 0.021  7.460 -0.020      (K Raftery   ) 0.009  7.127  0.007
 Qualified:            #29  7.388 183.54                       #21  7.057 194.41
Buehring gets the holeshot but he can't run the number. Kellner drives around him and takes the win.

Kellner will take on Liles in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4289 Daniel Leibham                       4147 Greg Lair                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.059  7.019 188.23                     0.019  7.420 140.39
          TS  Dial: 6.96 (+/-):  0.059              TS  Dial: 6.52 (+/-):  0.900
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Crumlich  ) 0.066  7.002 -0.058      (K Hampton   ) 0.025  6.544 -0.026
 Qualified:            #28  7.347 151.00                        #5  6.493 216.31
Lair gets the holeshot but gets out of the groove. he gets close to the centerline around half track but gets it back in the groove.

Leibham will take on Blomberg in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   45 Marty Blair                          4059 Jim Thorp                    
E2   ****WINNER****  0.018  7.162 190.24                     0.084  6.473 222.07
          TS  Dial: 7.14 (+/-):  0.022              TS  Dial: 6.45 (+/-):  0.023
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Haynes    ) 0.011  7.188 -0.022      (S Hampton   ) 0.043  6.532  0.012
 Qualified:            #26  7.161 193.35                        #3  6.479 214.62
Blair gets the advantage off the line and holds off Thorp for the win.

Blair will take on White in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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