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Fri, 13 Mar 2020, 17:18 PM

Competition Eliminator Final, Round 5 Eliminations
By Rick Green





GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Results of final, round 5 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
 107M Wes Leopold Jr.                         3 Brad Plourd                  
E5                   0.026  7.956 172.50     ****WINNER****  0.059  6.346 203.98
       A/SMA Index: 8.46 (+/-): -0.504           AA/AM Index: 6.92 (+/-): -0.574
 Prior rounds:
E4    (J Frech     ) 0.031  8.071 -0.389      (J Kimbrough ) 0.015  6.417 -0.523
E3    (R Daniels   ) 0.034 10.993  2.533      (J Arrowsmith) 0.017  6.468 -0.472
E2    (R Bailey    ) 0.014  9.364  0.904      (E Federkeil ) 0.023  6.556 -0.384
E1    (P Ross      ) 0.048  7.959 -0.571      (W Howes     ) 0.037  6.792 -0.148
 Qualified:            #17  7.957 -0.573                       #12  6.336 -0.604
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 35 percent, barometer 29.89 inches, adjusted altitude 2,353 feet.

Leopold Jr. with the starting line advantage, but Plourd chased him down for the win. Brad Plourd's MOV: 0.0374 seconds (approximately 9 feet). Plourd wins his 21st National event Wally and his second in Competition Eliminator.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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