Drag Race Central - NHRA
Sun, 09 Feb 2020, 14:57 PM

Competition Eliminator Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard



POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Competition Eliminator 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 
   68 John Edwards                           10 Ralph Van Paepeghem          
E3                   0.125  7.662 147.65     ****WINNER****  0.000  7.254 178.50 
        C/AA Index: 7.85 (+/-): -0.188            A/EA Index: 7.77 (+/-): -0.516 
 Prior rounds: 
E2                   0.060  7.785 -0.065      (A Freese    ) 0.088  7.262 -0.548 
E1    (J Lee       ) 0.080  7.342 -0.598      (R Warter    ) 0.047  7.612 -0.198 
 Qualified:            #10  7.320 -0.620                       #13  7.276 -0.534 
11:48 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 63 degrees, relative humidity 53 percent, barometer 28.69 inches, adjusted altitude 2,160 feet, track temperature 76 degrees.

This is a "catch up" round, as they didn't run with the rest of the Sportsman in the extra round last night.

Perfect light for Ralph Van Paepeghem and an easy win, as Edwards can't run the number.

 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
 7189 Dean Carter                           767 Tibor Kadar                  
E3                  -0.023  7.409 131.37     ****WINNER****  0.059  8.649 117.93 
        B/ND Index: 7.40 (+/-):  0.009            D/EA Index: 8.63 (+/-):  0.019 
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (T Chomiski  ) 0.219  7.118 -0.282      (T Mandella  ) 0.031  8.125 -0.645 
E1    (J Mozeris   ) 0.044  6.900 -0.660                     0.041  8.683 -0.087 
 Qualified:             #4  6.894 -0.666                        #1  8.012 -0.758 
Winner will get a bye run to the final round!

Carter is too quick on the light and gives the free trip to Number One Qualifier, Kadar.

 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed 
  710 Doug Lambeck                               Bye 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.022 11.886  77.48     
       D/SMA Index: 8.82 (+/-):  3.066    
 Prior rounds: 
E2    (A Hodges    ) 0.035  8.312 -0.618   
E1    (E Sigmon    ) 0.862 15.915  6.985   
 Qualified:             #7  8.286 -0.644                     Bye 
Bye run for Lambeck and he will race Van Paepeghem next round. He runs it out to about the 330 lights and lifts.

11:53 a.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink



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