Drag Race Central - NHRA
Sun, 25 Feb 2007, 12:10 PM

Super Gas Round 3 Eliminations
By Darryl Jackman



CHANDLER, Ariz. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Super Gas at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 23rd annual Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals presented by Castrol:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   71 Thomas Bayer                         7459 Don Lough
E3   ****WINNER****  0.014  9.914 155.81                     0.030  9.888 157.41
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.014             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.012
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Momjian   ) 0.022  9.914  0.014      (J Barnes    ) 0.017  9.881 -0.019
E1    (B Dennis    ) 0.021  9.971  0.071      (R Kato      ) 0.013  9.927  0.027
 Qualified:            #31  9.971  0.071                       #18  9.927  0.027
9:57 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 57 degrees, relative humidity 24 percent, barometer 28.95 inches, adjusted altitude 1176 feet, track temperature 73 degrees.

The Div-7 champ opens the round with another win. Bayer had the better light and ran Lough out on the other end.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  628 Jason Mercer                          595 Tony Fuller
E3                   0.019  9.923 145.61     ****WINNER****  0.014  9.918 150.51
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.023             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.018
 Prior rounds:
E2    (M Blodgett  ) 0.055  9.790 -0.110      (K Funk      ) 0.021  9.904  0.004
E1    (P Bothe     ) 0.022 10.024  0.124      (B Downing   ) 0.023  9.936  0.036
 Qualified:            #34 10.024  0.124                       #21  9.936  0.036
Tony Fuller's MOV: 0.0103 seconds (approximately 2 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7989 William Boxold                       7892 Will Boxold
E3                   0.007  9.824 159.48     ****WINNER****  0.146 10.073 139.93
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.076             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.173
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Galante   ) 0.007  9.845 -0.055      (L Scarth    ) 0.061  9.913  0.013
E1    (P Wiechmann ) 0.000  9.947  0.047      (M Miller    ) 0.012  9.920  0.020
 Qualified:            #26  9.947  0.047                       #13  9.920  0.020
Dad got the better light but handed it back to his kid on a breakout.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  716 Ed DeStaute                           748 Ray Buckley
E3   ****WINNER****  0.030  9.919 145.55                    -0.012  9.958 149.56
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.019             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.058
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Broguiere ) 0.010  9.853 -0.047      (K Mostowich ) 0.083  9.894 -0.006
E1    (J Denton    ) 0.017  9.914  0.014      (B Herr      ) 0.014  9.935  0.035
 Qualified:             #7  9.914  0.014                       #20  9.935  0.035
Buckley goes red against DeStaute.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7418 Paul Dassonville                     710F Craig Blaisdell
E3   ****WINNER****  0.007  9.902 148.53                     0.007  9.855 152.62
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.002             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.045
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Pierce    ) 0.024  9.917  0.017      (J Larsen    ) 0.012  9.904  0.004
E1    (R Okerman   ) 0.039  9.890 -0.010      (J Cheney    ) 0.023  9.960  0.060
 Qualified:            #41  9.890 -0.010                       #28  9.960  0.060
Dassonville lays a tough .009 package on Blaisdell.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7862 Dave Coapstick                       5116 Dave Slatten
E3                   0.005  9.874 148.49     ****WINNER****  0.005  9.939 157.96
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.026             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.039
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Davis     ) 0.012  9.963  0.063      (V Torres    ) 0.019  9.935  0.035
E1    (R Momjian   ) 0.011  9.911  0.011      (J Gallatin  ) 0.014  9.932  0.032
 Qualified:             #6  9.911  0.011                       #19  9.932  0.032
Identical lights but the win to Slatten.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 489L Fred Jaramillo                          5 Kevin Kleineweber
E3                   0.031  9.916 149.80     ****WINNER****  0.001  9.926 152.95
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.016             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.026
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Anderson  ) 0.046 11.682  1.782      (M Blodgett  ) 0.021  9.924  0.024
E1    (J Sowards   ) 0.039  9.850 -0.050      (K Comstock  ) 0.026 10.061  0.161
 Qualified:            #50  9.850 -0.050                       #37 10.061  0.161
Kevin Kleineweber's MOV: 0.0205 seconds (approximately 5 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7755 Larry Marshall                        672 Curtis Geise
E3   ****WINNER****  0.022  9.913 147.73                     0.022  9.930 158.02
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.013             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.030
 Prior rounds:
E2    (T Larson    ) 0.019  9.875 -0.025      (R Herem     ) 0.017  9.870 -0.030
E1    (M Bonfield  ) 0.005  9.919  0.019      (C Spear     ) 0.028  9.819 -0.081
 Qualified:            #12  9.919  0.019                       #51  9.819 -0.081
Marshall takes the shoebox on to the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 5887 Rick Cates                           5322 Mike Burkhart
E3                   0.044  9.928 162.94     ****WINNER****  0.004  9.931 151.48
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.028             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.031
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Naber     ) 0.006  9.952  0.052      (J Freeman   ) 0.015  9.909  0.009
E1    (B Shannon   ) 0.043  9.902  0.002      (S Parsons   ) 0.028  9.898 -0.002
 Qualified:             #1  9.902  0.002                       #40  9.898 -0.002
Burkart had .04 at the hit and rode it all the way to the stripe.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7261 Dana Keniry                            75 Loreen Johnson
E3   ****WINNER****  0.008  9.941 157.80                     0.021  9.894 149.78
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.041             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.006
 Prior rounds:
E2    (C Bishop    ) 0.009  9.917  0.017      (G Martin    ) 0.006  9.906  0.006
E1    (L Bradshaw  ) 0.027  9.937  0.037      (R Beckstrom ) 0.027  9.917  0.017
 Qualified:            #23  9.937  0.037                       #10  9.917  0.017
Keniry runs Johnson out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  760 Jerry Calton                          735 Steve Williams
E3   ****WINNER****  0.039  9.915 157.37                     0.029  9.957 149.66
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.015             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.057
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Sanchez   ) 0.025 10.412  0.512      (S Gecker    ) 0.051  9.910  0.010
E1    (G King      ) 0.063  9.963  0.063      (D Anderson  ) 0.036  9.888 -0.012
 Qualified:            #29  9.963  0.063                       #42  9.888 -0.012
Jerry Calton's MOV: 0.0325 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  717 Randy Balough                        7669 Matthew Constant
E3                  -0.003  9.894 163.18     ****WINNER****  0.033  9.921 158.37
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.006             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.021
 Prior rounds:
E2    (B Graham    ) 0.022  9.897 -0.003      (J Hughes    ) 0.021  9.915  0.015
E1    (J Calixtro  ) 0.032  9.970  0.070      (P Jaramillo ) 0.018  9.886 -0.014
 Qualified:            #30  9.970  0.070                       #43  9.886 -0.014
Balough goes red in 'Uncle' Joe's Vette. Constant with the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 6890 George Scott                         7788 Jeff Agalsoff
E3                  -0.023  9.859 165.40     ****WINNER****  0.010 10.008 133.91
        S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.041             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.108
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Cross     ) 0.016  9.912  0.012      (M Tafoya    ) 0.025 10.047  0.147
E1    (G Smith     ) 0.014  9.937  0.037      (M Roberts   ) 0.041 10.032  0.132
 Qualified:            #22  9.937  0.037                       #35 10.032  0.132
Agalsoff takes the gift from Scott to close the round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink


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