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Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 21:22 PM

Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs.com Round 3 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





ENNIS, Texas - Results of round 3 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
   77 Ted Kellner                          4979 Craig Liles                  
E3   ****WINNER****  0.002  7.106 192.60                     0.015  6.793 203.12
          TS  Dial: 7.09 (+/-):  0.016              TS  Dial: 6.80 (+/-): -0.007
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Buehring  ) 0.036  7.103  0.013      (J Mellof    ) -0.217  6.811  0.021
E1    (K Raftery   ) 0.009  7.127  0.007      (T Leach     ) 0.056  6.827  0.007
 Qualified:            #21  7.057 194.41                       #10  6.750 204.85
8:07 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.

Kellner makes a move to the left at the hit but he is able to guide the car back toward the groove and take the win. Liles breaks out trying to run down Kellner.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  409 Kamron Wright                        4463 Tim Wilson                   
E3   ****WINNER****  0.026  6.709 164.29                     0.079  8.219 142.31
          TS  Dial: 6.60 (+/-):  0.109              TS  Dial: 7.33 (+/-):  0.889
 Prior rounds:
E2    (L Rutland   ) 0.008  6.678  0.078      (G Wright    ) 0.017  7.684  0.364
E1    (D Cuadra    ) 0.029  7.106  0.406      (L Demers    ) 0.027  7.351  0.001
 Qualified:             #8  6.710 181.23                       #27  7.308 184.75
Wright gets the advantage off the line and goes around Wilson for the win. Wilson spun a little at the hit and slowed.

Wright will take on Kellner in the next round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4289 Daniel Leibham                        464 Bengt Blomberg               
E3                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.246  6.789 205.16
          TS  Dial: 6.99 (+/-): 93.009              TS  Dial: 6.73 (+/-):  0.059
 Prior rounds:
E2    (G Lair      ) 0.059  7.019  0.059      (B Gulitti   ) 0.028  6.746 -0.004
E1    (D Crumlich  ) 0.066  7.002 -0.058      (T Wilson    ) 0.161  6.771 -0.039
 Qualified:            #28  7.347 151.00                        #9  6.729 205.57
Leibham does his burnout and has problems. he is pushed back giving the free pass to Blomberg.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   45 Marty Blair                          5074 Jim White                    
E3                   0.007  7.320 160.31     ****WINNER****  0.023  6.708 187.03
          TS  Dial: 7.14 (+/-):  0.180              TS  Dial: 6.64 (+/-):  0.068
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Thorp     ) 0.018  7.162  0.022      (M Cobb      ) 0.004  6.798  0.178
E1    (R Haynes    ) 0.011  7.188 -0.022      (H Kindle    ) 0.020  6.697  0.027
 Qualified:            #26  7.161 193.35                        #7  6.596 208.39
Blair gets the advantage off the line but slows near the end of the run. White drives around him and takes the win.

White will take on Blomberg in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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