Drag Race Central - NHRA
Fri, 13 Mar 2020, 14:00 PM

Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers Round 2 Eliminations
By Rick Green



GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Results of round 2 eliminations in Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers 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
    2 Jeff Strickland                      444B Wayne Landry                 
E2   ****WINNER****  0.005  6.525 175.32                    -0.013  6.261 222.73
         T/D  Dial: 6.38 (+/-):  0.145             T/D  Dial: 6.23 (+/-):  0.031
 Prior rounds:
E1    (H Laris     ) 0.002  6.366  0.026      (C Riley     ) 0.030  6.213 -0.007
 Qualified:            #18  6.324 215.65                       #10  6.219 224.28
Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 37 percent, barometer 29.92 inches, adjusted altitude 2,314 feet. Landry goes red to give Strickland the win, who has a great light.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 1055 Ken Moses                              24 Michael Kalin                
E2                  -0.002  6.661 202.45     ****WINNER****  0.085  6.413 214.76
         T/D  Dial: 6.63 (+/-):  0.031             T/D  Dial: 6.40 (+/-):  0.013
 Prior rounds:
E1    (T Ewing     ) 0.096  6.632  0.072      (A Peavler   ) 0.021  6.414 -0.026
 Qualified:            #27  6.562 204.85                       #19  6.368 215.89
Moses is a couple ticks too quick on the tree and turns on the red light to give Kalin the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2271 Casey Spradlin                          3 Ross Laris                   
E2                   0.024  6.255 224.36     ****WINNER****  0.012  6.173 223.99
         T/D  Dial: 6.26 (+/-): -0.005             T/D  Dial: 6.15 (+/-):  0.023
 Prior rounds:
E1    (R Mills     ) 0.027  6.270  0.030      (R Jamieson  ) 0.101  6.136 -0.024
 Qualified:            #14  6.253 207.05                        #6  6.156 227.08
Laris with the starting line advantage and the win. He will face Strickland in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 359X Zach Sackman                         1440 Al Miller                    
E2                   0.018  6.161 224.28     ****WINNER****  0.001  6.617 201.94
         T/D  Dial: 6.14 (+/-):  0.021             T/D  Dial: 6.60 (+/-):  0.017
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Brown     ) 0.028  6.203  0.063      (R Vance Hous) 0.048  6.592  0.002
 Qualified:             #5  6.149 227.54                       #29  6.603 202.06
Miller with a near perfect light and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
  190 Becki Miller                           58 Les Feist                    
E2                   0.015  6.683 193.68     ****WINNER****  0.034  6.310 222.77
         T/D  Dial: 6.69 (+/-): -0.007             T/D  Dial: 6.22 (+/-):  0.090
 Prior rounds:
E1    (B Peavler   ) 0.018  6.685 -0.015      (T Positano  ) 0.026  6.174 -0.006
 Qualified:            #31  6.674 196.47                        #7  6.163 225.97
Miller with the starting line advantage, but took too much stripe to give Feist the win. He will face Kalin in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 119K Fred Perkins                         2114 Steve Furr                   
E2                   0.044  6.114 207.85     ****WINNER****  0.015  6.244 214.48
         T/D  Dial: 6.13 (+/-): -0.016             T/D  Dial: 6.21 (+/-):  0.034
 Prior rounds:
E1    (J Williams  ) 0.031  6.355  0.255      (D Forbes    ) 0.014  6.192  0.002
 Qualified:            #16  6.292 193.79                        #8  6.171 227.54
Furr with the starting line advantage and the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   27 William Brown                        2550 Angie Travis                 
E2                   0.017  6.246 215.86     ****WINNER****  0.023  6.449 206.80
         T/D  Dial: 6.22 (+/-):  0.026             T/D  Dial: 6.43 (+/-):  0.019
 Prior rounds:
E1    (D Kitterman ) 0.010  6.608  0.398      (R May       ) 0.024  6.428  0.048
 Qualified:            #12  6.236 219.44                       #20  6.396 207.88
Brown with the slight starting line advantage, but Travis holds on for the win in a close one. Angie Travis' MOV: 0.0015 seconds (approximately 6 inches). She will face furr in the next round.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2456 Marty Williams                       213A Anthony Bertozzi             
E2                  -0.004  6.577 197.10     ****WINNER****  0.002  6.213 195.08
         T/D  Dial: 6.58 (+/-): -0.003             T/D  Dial: 6.13 (+/-):  0.083
 Prior rounds:
E1    (A Kenny     ) 0.026  6.577  0.027      (L Strickland) 0.017  6.139  0.039
 Qualified:            #25  6.546 203.98                        #1  6.103 226.54
Williams is a few ticks too quick and turns on the red light to give Bertozzi the win, who had a near perfect light. He will face Miller in the next round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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