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Fri, 13 Mar 2020, 12:45 PM

Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers Round 1 Eliminations
By Rick Green





GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Results of round 1 eliminations in Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 51st annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3687 Al Peavler                             24 Michael Kalin                
E1                   0.014  6.111 228.34     ****WINNER****  0.021  6.414 202.82
         T/D  Dial: 6.14 (+/-): -0.029             T/D  Dial: 6.44 (+/-): -0.026
 Qualified:             #3  6.133 229.55                       #19  6.368 215.89
Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 47 percent, barometer 29.94 inches, adjusted altitude 2,022 feet.

Peavler with the starting line advantage, but took too much stripe to give Kalin the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2271 Casey Spradlin                       202R Ric Mills                    
E1   ****WINNER****  0.027  6.270 215.72                     0.011  6.691 200.38
         T/D  Dial: 6.24 (+/-):  0.030             T/D  Dial: 6.64 (+/-):  0.051
 Qualified:            #14  6.253 207.05                       #30  6.656 199.46
Mills with the starting line advantage, but spradlin chased him down for the win in a close one. Casey Spradlin's MOV: 0.0053 seconds (approximately 19 inches).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  232 Clint Riley                          444B Wayne Landry                 
E1                   0.001  6.560 199.61     ****WINNER****  0.030  6.213 224.02
         T/D  Dial: 6.57 (+/-): -0.010             T/D  Dial: 6.22 (+/-): -0.007
 Qualified:            #26  6.554 201.22                       #10  6.219 224.28
Riley with a near perfect light, but took too much stripe to give Landry the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  190 Becki Miller                         3195 Blake Peavler                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.018  6.685 196.50                    -0.006  6.345 223.47
         T/D  Dial: 6.70 (+/-): -0.015             T/D  Dial: 6.24 (+/-):  0.105
 Qualified:            #31  6.674 196.47                       #15  6.283 222.62
Peavler goes red to give Miller the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 120P Tony Positano                          58 Les Feist                    
E1                   0.026  6.458 212.26     ****WINNER****  0.026  6.174 225.03
         T/D  Dial: 6.54 (+/-): -0.082             T/D  Dial: 6.18 (+/-): -0.006
 Qualified:            #23  6.477 211.53                        #7  6.163 225.97
They have identical reaction times and Feist gets the win. He will face Miller in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 359X Zach Sackman                         255B Barry Brown                  
E1   ****WINNER****  0.028  6.203 191.67                     0.073  8.275 108.71
         T/D  Dial: 6.14 (+/-):  0.063             T/D  Dial: 6.46 (+/-):  1.815
 Qualified:             #5  6.149 227.54                       #21  6.401 215.07
Sackman with the starting line advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 X246 Jimmy Williams                       119K Fred Perkins                 
E1                   0.075  7.215 158.04     ****WINNER****  0.031  6.355 170.56
         T/D  Dial: 6.70 (+/-):  0.515             T/D  Dial: 6.10 (+/-):  0.255
 Qualified:            #32  6.685 203.19                       #16  6.292 193.79
Perkins with the starting line advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1055 Ken Moses                            2062 Todd Ewing                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.096  6.632 203.12                    -0.006  6.607 161.73
         T/D  Dial: 6.56 (+/-):  0.072             T/D  Dial: 6.25 (+/-):  0.357
 Qualified:            #27  6.562 204.85                       #11  6.228 222.22
Ewing goes red to give Moses the win. He will face Kalin in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2550 Angie Travis                         2415 Robert May                   
E1   ****WINNER****  0.024  6.428 206.45                    -0.049  6.220 196.64
         T/D  Dial: 6.38 (+/-):  0.048             T/D  Dial: 6.14 (+/-):  0.080
 Qualified:            #20  6.396 207.88                        #4  6.148 225.41
May goes red to give Travis the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 146B Rick Jamieson                           3 Ross Laris                   
E1                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.101  6.136 228.15
         T/D  Dial: 6.40 (+/-): 93.599             T/D  Dial: 6.16 (+/-): -0.024
 Qualified:            #22  6.414 209.88                        #6  6.156 227.08
Jamieson is a no-show and Laris gets the freebie. He will face Spradlin in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2526 Larry Strickland                     213A Anthony Bertozzi             
E1                   0.013  6.273 214.96     ****WINNER****  0.017  6.139 212.73
         T/D  Dial: 6.30 (+/-): -0.027             T/D  Dial: 6.10 (+/-):  0.039
 Qualified:            #17  6.301 216.90                        #1  6.103 226.54
Strickland with a slight starting line advantage, but took too much stripe to give Bertozzi the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1124 Doug Forbes                          2114 Steve Furr                   
E1                   0.026  6.481 211.66     ****WINNER****  0.014  6.192 226.89
         T/D  Dial: 6.50 (+/-): -0.019             T/D  Dial: 6.19 (+/-):  0.002
 Qualified:            #24  6.508 212.53                        #8  6.171 227.54
Furr with the starting line advantage and the win. He will face Perkins in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1440 Al Miller                            2008 Vance Houston                
E1   ****WINNER****  0.048  6.592 201.58                     0.018  6.219 206.32
         T/D  Dial: 6.59 (+/-):  0.002             T/D  Dial: 6.23 (+/-): -0.011
 Qualified:            #29  6.603 202.06                       #13  6.239 220.44
Houston with the starting line advantage, but took too much stripe to give Miller the win. He will face Sackman in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    2 Jeff Strickland                      4369 Holden Laris                 
E1   ****WINNER****  0.002  6.366 213.67                    -0.039  6.175 219.51
         T/D  Dial: 6.34 (+/-):  0.026             T/D  Dial: 6.13 (+/-):  0.045
 Qualified:            #18  6.324 215.65                        #2  6.120 231.12
Laris goes red to give Strickland the win, who had a great light. He will face Landry in the next round

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
    8 Al Kenny                             2456 Marty Williams               
E1                   0.031  6.213 211.13     ****WINNER****  0.026  6.577 201.46
         T/D  Dial: 6.19 (+/-):  0.023             T/D  Dial: 6.55 (+/-):  0.027
 Qualified:             #9  6.203 222.51                       #25  6.546 203.98
Williams with the slight starting line advantage and the win in a close one. Marty Williams' MOV: 0.0016 seconds (approximately 6 inches). He will face Bertozzi in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   27 William Brown                         212 Dennis Kitterman             
E1   ****WINNER****  0.010  6.608 157.17                     0.339 28.489  38.70
         T/D  Dial: 6.21 (+/-):  0.398             T/D  Dial: 6.59 (+/-): 21.899
 Qualified:            #12  6.236 219.44                       #28  6.597 202.97
Brown with a great light and the win as Kitterman has problems. He will face Travis in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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