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Fri, 13 Mar 2020, 14:10 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green





GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Competition Eliminator 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
    3 Brad Plourd                           205 Ed Federkeil Jr              
E2   ****WINNER****  0.023  6.556 187.29                     0.023  7.241 166.68
       AA/AM Index: 6.94 (+/-): -0.384            B/AA Index: 7.53 (+/-): -0.289
 Prior rounds:
E1    (W Howes     ) 0.037  6.792 -0.148      (F Aragona   ) 0.008  7.022 -0.568
 Qualified:            #12  6.336 -0.604                       #18  7.034 -0.556
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 37 percent, barometer 29.92 inches, adjusted altitude 2,314 feet.

They had identical reaction times and Plourd gets the win.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  503 Joseph Arrowsmith                    1945 Gary Wolkwitz                
E2   ****WINNER****  0.168  8.211 155.58                     0.068  8.475 140.90
        G/AA Index: 8.84 (+/-): -0.629           AH/SM Index: 8.95 (+/-): -0.475
 Prior rounds:
E1                   0.075  8.762 -0.078      (J Greenheck ) 0.029  9.692  0.742
 Qualified:             #1  8.098 -0.742                       #21  8.421 -0.529
Wolkwitz with the starting line advantage, but Arrowsmith chased him down for the win. He will face Plourd in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   57 Tony Pontillo                        1058 James Daniels                
E2                  -0.023  7.698 119.71     ****WINNER****  0.064  8.558 151.12
        B/DA Index: 7.31 (+/-):  0.388           AH/SM Index: 8.95 (+/-): -0.392
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Mace      ) 0.016  6.802 -0.578      (V Puckett   ) 0.043  9.132  0.182
 Qualified:            #13  6.799 -0.581                       #19  8.397 -0.553
Pontillo goes red to give Daniels the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  394 Greg Kamplain                          26 John Frech                   
E2                   0.020  7.007 164.91     ****WINNER****  0.088  8.038 163.79
        C/DA Index: 7.49 (+/-): -0.483             F/D Index: 8.59 (+/-): -0.552
 Prior rounds:
E1    (E Enders    ) 0.063  6.984 -0.576      (J Treadwell ) 0.017 11.845  3.255
 Qualified:            #15  6.983 -0.577                       #22  8.077 -0.513
Kamplain with the starting line advantage, but Frech held on for the win in a close one. John Frech's MOV: 0.0018 seconds (approximately 5 inches). He will get the bye in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5233 Taylor Chomiski                        23 Jim Kimbrough                
E2                  -0.064  8.509 118.72     ****WINNER****  0.230  9.116  93.21
         D/A Index: 8.32 (+/-):  0.189            C/ED Index: 7.83 (+/-):  1.286
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Holt      ) 0.022  8.874  0.554      (P D'Agnolo  ) 0.001  7.327 -0.593
 Qualified:            #10  7.698 -0.622                        #3  7.263 -0.657
Chomiski goes red to give Kimbrough the win. He will face Daniels in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   37 Robert Bailey                        107M Wes Leopold                  
E2                  -0.009  6.944 155.08     ****WINNER****  0.014  9.364 105.73
        A/ED Index: 7.11 (+/-): -0.166           A/SMA Index: 8.46 (+/-):  0.904
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Schumacher) 0.080  6.602 -0.588      (P Ross      ) 0.048  7.959 -0.571
 Qualified:            #11  6.579 -0.611                       #17  7.957 -0.573
Bailey goes red to give Leopold the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   22 Randy Daniels                         104 Frank Affronti               
E2   ****WINNER****  0.100  8.421 159.23                     0.036  7.649 176.88
        D/SM Index: 9.04 (+/-): -0.619            E/AA Index: 8.15 (+/-): -0.501
 Prior rounds:
E1    (S Olsson    ) 0.075  8.549 -0.491      (A Hodges    ) 0.059  7.645 -0.575
 Qualified:             #7  8.405 -0.635                       #27  8.084 -0.136
Affronti with the starting line advantage, but Daniels holds on for the win. He will face Leopold Jr. in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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