Drag Race Central - NHRA
Sat, 08 Feb 2020, 15:22 PM

Super Gas Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard



POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Super Gas 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 
 7890 Randy Fabbro                          743 Gary Mignacca                
E3                   0.013  9.939 137.82     ****WINNER****  0.007  9.908 138.80 
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.039             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.008 
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (D Ruff      ) 0.009  9.942  0.042      (M Boehner   ) 0.012  9.922  0.022 
E1    (E De Staute ) 0.038 10.021  0.121      (L Meserve   ) 0.022  9.917  0.017 
 Qualified:            #16 10.021  0.121                       #10  9.917  0.017 
12:12 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 70 degrees, relative humidity 41 percent, barometer 28.85 inches, adjusted altitude 2,456 feet, track temperature 95 degrees.

Two strong lights and Gary Mignacca's fifteen package gets the win. MOV: 0.0375 seconds (approximately 8 feet).

 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
  406 Jesse Serna                          7267 Larry Scarth                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.022  9.936 150.83                     0.029  9.929 158.84 
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.036             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.029 
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (M Utley     ) 0.028  9.904  0.004      (L Bradshaw  ) 0.027 10.062  0.162 
E1    (Bye         ) 0.122  2.326 -7.574      (J Parrino   ) 0.046  9.915  0.015 
 Qualified:            #25  2.326 -7.574                        #7  9.915  0.015 
Closest race of the weekend, so far. Just 0.007 difference in RT's and 0.007 in ET's!

Jesse Serna gets the hole shot win!MOV: 0.0003 seconds (approximately 1 inches).

He faces Mignacca next round.

 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
 787E Dennis Paz                           706D Damon Bustamante             
E3                  -0.166  9.855 136.18     ****WINNER****  0.018  9.905 160.67 
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.045             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.005 
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (P Bothe     ) 0.013  9.907  0.007      (M Blodgett  ) 0.018  9.925  0.025 
E1    (B Pierce    ) 0.025  9.958  0.058      (K Comstock  ) 0.010  9.916  0.016 
 Qualified:            #15  9.958  0.058                        #9  9.916  0.016 
Damon Bustamante runs five to the index for the win and will have the bye run next round. MOV: opponent's red light.
 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
 7809 Val Torres                           7214 Rich Givins                  
E3   ****WINNER****  0.013  9.921 167.28                     0.034  9.910 157.48 
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.021             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.010 
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (M Treadway  ) 0.034  9.885 -0.015                     0.025  9.918  0.018 
E1    (T Barton    ) 0.012  9.883 -0.017      (G Hesselbroc) 0.034  9.904  0.004 
 Qualified:            #20  9.883 -0.017                        #1  9.904  0.004 
Val Torres' MOV: 0.0108 seconds (approximately 2 feet).
 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
 7585 Marko Perivolaris                    7673 Paul Wiechmann               
E3   ****WINNER****  0.012  9.940 172.50                     0.034  9.865 148.48 
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.040             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.035 
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (J Hogan     ) 0.005  9.925  0.025      (J Phillippi ) 0.027  9.948  0.048 
E1    (B Polvadore ) 0.016  9.911  0.011      (S Parsons   ) 0.025  9.924  0.024 
 Qualified:             #5  9.911  0.011                       #11  9.924  0.024 
Marko Perivolaris will race Torres next round. MOV: Opponent broke out.
 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
  729 Greg Ventura                         5500 Ed Olpin Jr                  
E3   ****WINNER****  0.009  9.900 143.20                     0.078  9.881 167.38 
         S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.000             S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-): -0.019 
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (C Plaizier  ) 0.012  9.899 -0.001      (C Cannon    ) 0.037  9.901  0.001 
E1    (J Denton    ) 0.028  9.912  0.012      (P Zak       ) 0.029  9.929  0.029 
 Qualified:             #6  9.912  0.012                       #12  9.929  0.029 
Greg Ventura posts a nine light and runs on the inde for the win. MOV: Took the stripe by 0.0500 seconds (approximately 12 feet), opponent broke out.
 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
        Bye                                 574 Kevin Wright                 
E3                                            ****WINNER****  0.050  9.905 166.15 
                                                   S/G Index: 9.90 (+/-):  0.005 
 Prior rounds: 
E2                                           (T Seipel    ) 0.094 10.003  0.103 
E1                                           (S Wellman   ) 0.011  9.905  0.005 
 Qualified:                                                       #2  9.905  0.005 
Bye run for Wright and he will race Ventura later.

12:18 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink



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