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Sat, 08 Feb 2020, 15:07 PM

Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 60th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6000 Casey Tehle                          7167 Ryan Priddy                  
E2                  -0.009  6.309 221.67     ****WINNER****  0.005  6.787 198.47
         T/D  Dial: 6.25 (+/-):  0.059             T/D  Dial: 6.82 (+/-): -0.033
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Taylor    ) 0.027  6.244  0.014      (G Hicks     ) 0.007  6.845  0.005
 Qualified:             #6  6.188 226.20                       #14  6.571 206.80
Weather conditions: air temperature 69 degrees, relative humidity 42 percent, barometer 28.88 inches, adjusted altitude 2,795 feet, track temperature 90 degrees.

Tehle goes red to give Priddy the win. Priddy with a great light on the winning pass.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6164 Bernie Plourd                          74 Cody Webber                  
E2                   0.020  7.629 173.49     ****WINNER****  0.044  7.074 180.12
         T/D  Dial: 7.46 (+/-):  0.169             T/D  Dial: 6.95 (+/-):  0.124
 Prior rounds:
E1    (G Prather   ) 0.148  7.461  0.021      (S Schneider ) 0.014  6.931 -0.029
 Qualified:            #31  7.459 177.39                       #23  6.943 191.89
Plourd with the starting line advantage, but Webber chases him down for the win. Cody Webber's MOV: 0.0214 seconds (approximately 5 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6591 Moe Trujillo                         7237 Steve Will                   
E2                   0.037  7.289 167.68     ****WINNER****  0.030  6.269 223.91
         T/D  Dial: 7.22 (+/-):  0.069             T/D  Dial: 6.24 (+/-):  0.029
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Englen    ) 0.021  7.215  0.035      (M Colton    ) 0.007  6.241  0.091
 Qualified:            #27  7.109 189.71                        #4  6.160 232.07
Will with the starting line advantage and the win. He will face Webber in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7730 Mike MacBrair                          10 Ed Olpin                     
E2                  -0.003  6.542 211.13     ****WINNER****  0.020  6.832 166.68
         T/D  Dial: 6.50 (+/-):  0.042             T/D  Dial: 6.70 (+/-):  0.132
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Casner    ) 0.032  6.527  0.007      (J Wiens     ) 0.009  6.670  0.000
 Qualified:            #11  6.527 210.41                       #18  6.670 201.16
MacBrair is a just a few ticks too quick on the tree and turns on the red light to give Olpin the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7156 Chuck Phelps                         7122 Tony Jardino                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.002  6.364 210.01                     0.006  6.679 201.67
         T/D  Dial: 6.36 (+/-):  0.004             T/D  Dial: 6.66 (+/-):  0.019
 Prior rounds:
E1    (L Meserve   ) 0.032  6.395  0.085      (B Ray McMaha) 0.038  6.609 -0.051
 Qualified:            #10  6.338 215.51                       #17  6.662 202.58
A couple great lights with Phelps getting the advantage on the tree and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7796 John Richardson                      7102 Art Hoover                   
E2   ****WINNER****  0.038  6.213 218.69                    -0.024  6.641 203.95
         T/D  Dial: 6.17 (+/-):  0.043             T/D  Dial: 6.53 (+/-):  0.111
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Bayer     ) 0.008  6.180  0.010      (R Comstock  ) 0.015  6.540 -0.010
 Qualified:             #5  6.171 218.55                       #13  6.561 206.04
Hoover goes red to give Richardson the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    6 Paul Nero                            7911 Summer Richardson            
E2   ****WINNER****  0.028  7.013 183.62                     0.021  7.375 181.42
         T/D  Dial: 6.97 (+/-):  0.043             T/D  Dial: 7.32 (+/-):  0.055
 Prior rounds:
E1    (P Dion      ) 0.009  6.952  0.002      (B Wiens     ) 0.019  7.316  0.006
 Qualified:            #22  6.936 192.99                       #30  7.315 182.48
Richardson with the starting line advantage, but Nero chases her down for the win in a close one. Paul Nero's MOV: 0.0057 seconds (approximately 18 inches). He will face Olpin in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3896 Steve Hamilton                         78 James Warden                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.044  7.037 190.54                     0.039  6.231 216.62
         T/D  Dial: 7.03 (+/-):  0.007             T/D  Dial: 6.20 (+/-):  0.031
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Blinzler  ) 0.003  7.011  0.011                     -0.005  6.168 -0.002
 Qualified:            #24  7.003 191.02                        #1  6.105 225.11
Warden with the slight starting line advantage, but Hamilton held on for the win. He will face Richardson in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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