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Sun, 01 Sep 2013, 21:45 PM

Super Comp Round 5 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Results of round 5 eliminations in Super Comp at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 4739 Frank Kohutek                        397M Brina Splingaire             
E5   ****WINNER****  0.031  8.955 162.76                     0.022  8.985 159.19
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.055             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.085
 Prior rounds:
E4    (T Coughlin J) 0.005  8.910  0.010      (D Doll      ) 0.036  8.877 -0.023
E3    (B Hackett   ) 0.022  8.924  0.024      (T Stalba    ) 0.015  8.925  0.025
E2    (J Beckman   ) 0.022  8.900  0.000      (M Shelton   ) 0.027  8.919  0.019
E1    (A Neely     ) 0.051  9.033  0.133      (D Wesler    ) 0.002  8.923  0.023
 Qualified:            #40  9.033  0.133                       #21  8.923  0.023
Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 71 percent, barometer 28.86 inches, adjusted altitude 3,573 feet, track temperature 78 degrees.

Frank Kohutek runs closer to the index for the win. MOV: 0.0218 seconds (approximately 5 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 2771 Raymond Miller                        384 Ricky Shipp                  
E5   ****WINNER****  0.021  9.218 137.68                     0.013 10.190  96.62
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.318             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  1.290
 Prior rounds:
E4    (D Nelson    ) 0.006  8.923  0.023      (M Ann Jackso) 0.031  8.922  0.022
E3    (R Laris     ) 0.018  8.869 -0.031      (D Tool      ) 0.022  8.907  0.007
E2    (J Elrod     ) 0.020  8.868 -0.032      (J Fisher    ) 0.029  8.900  0.000
E1    (K Kleinewebe) 0.013  8.889 -0.011      (Bye         ) 0.006  8.915  0.015
 Qualified:            #48  8.889 -0.011                       #15  8.915  0.015
Shipp cuts a strong 0.013 light, but loses the slow down battle at the top end. Miller gets the win.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 314B Troy Stone                           3930 Greg Kamplain                
E5   ****WINNER****  0.001  8.923 165.38                     0.035  8.917 170.00
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.023             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.017
 Prior rounds:
E4    (H Robison   ) 0.018  8.950  0.050      (J Kenny     ) 0.006  8.887 -0.013
E3    (J Sepanek   ) 0.000  8.916  0.016      (D Connolly  ) 0.027  8.874 -0.026
E2    (S Lemen     ) 0.077  8.921  0.021      (B Riddle    ) 0.010  8.946  0.046
E1    (J Mellis    ) 0.009  8.926  0.026      (D O'Neal    ) 0.013  8.914  0.014
 Qualified:            #24  8.926  0.026                       #13  8.914  0.014
Troy Stone takes the hole shot win with a 0.001 light and will race Miller tomorrow. MOV: 0.0287 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 3929 Ryan Richardson                      199K Kyle Cultrera                
E5                   0.018  8.945 147.68     ****WINNER****  0.013  8.943 161.07
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.045             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.043
 Prior rounds:
E4    (D Dahlem    ) 0.050  8.861 -0.039      (P Smida     ) 0.002  8.901  0.001
E3    (C Forsyth   ) 0.023  8.908  0.008      (G Stinnett  ) 0.033  8.876 -0.024
E2    (J Swan      ) 0.007  8.918  0.018      (D Rayburn   ) 0.030  8.857 -0.043
E1    (D Brown     ) 0.010  8.889 -0.011      (J Richards  ) 0.011  8.944  0.044
 Qualified:            #49  8.889 -0.011                       #31  8.944  0.044
Close race at both end of the track. Kyle Cultrera gets the win. MOV: 0.0077 seconds (approximately 20 inches).

Ryan Richardson's package: 0.063. Kyle Cultrera's package: 0.056.

He will race Kohutek in round six.

9:43 p.m.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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