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Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 21:58 PM

Super Comp Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





SONOMA, Calif. - Results of round 4 eliminations in Super Comp at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 27th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7908 Steve Wellman                        7528 Cameron Ferre                
E4                   0.024  8.925 166.68     ****WINNER****  0.008  8.926 165.56
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.025             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.026
 Prior rounds:
E3    (J Freckmann ) 0.022  8.924  0.024      (E Lacer     ) 0.009  8.972  0.072
E2    (R Mangili   ) 0.029  8.903  0.003      (M Boner     ) 0.004  8.908  0.008
E1    (J Cream     ) 0.028  8.922  0.022      (C Babcock   ) 0.012  8.939  0.039
 Qualified:            #18  8.922  0.022                       #23  8.939  0.039
6:47 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 42 percent, barometer 29.84 inches, adjusted altitude 2,352 feet, track temperature 119 degrees.

Cameron Ferre gets the hole shot win with a 0.008 light. Just 0.001 difference in ET's. MOV: 0.0153 seconds (approximately 4 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 706C Chad Langdon                         7842 Chris Forsyth                
E4   ****WINNER****  0.021  8.906 166.07                     0.001  8.953 166.13
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.006             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.053
 Prior rounds:
E3    (K Mostowich ) 0.003  8.916  0.016      (N Saetes    ) 0.034  8.832 -0.068
E2    (S Williams  ) 0.020  8.911  0.011      (P Cerda     ) 0.029  8.939  0.039
E1    (G Vellenowet) 0.015  8.878 -0.022      (R Beckstrom ) 0.030  8.935  0.035
 Qualified:            #36  8.878 -0.022                       #22  8.935  0.035
Great 0.001 light for Forsyth, but Chad Langdon runs 0.006 to the index for the win. MOV: 0.0273 seconds (approximately 7 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
   72 Matt Constant                        5684 Cody Perkins                 
E4   ****WINNER****  0.025  8.912 173.92                     0.015  8.943 149.07
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.012             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.043
 Prior rounds:
E3    (M Lane      ) 0.029  8.912  0.012                     0.022  8.927  0.027
E2    (D Cook      ) 0.024  8.918  0.018      (B VanPoperin) 0.016  8.926  0.026
E1                         No Time            (L Matsukado ) 0.041  8.923  0.023
 Qualified:            #34  8.881 -0.019                       #20  8.923  0.023
Matt Constant's MOV: 0.0212 seconds (approximately 5 feet).

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7053 Steve Simorton                       6092 Ed Hauter                    
E4                   0.029  8.867 175.07     ****WINNER****  0.062  8.925 170.95
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-): -0.033             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.025
 Prior rounds:
E3    (D Valadez   ) 0.008  8.934  0.034      (B Dye Jr    ) 0.007  8.915  0.015
E2    (C Axford    ) 0.020  8.910  0.010      (M Gomez     ) 0.012  8.890 -0.010
E1    (D Quigley   ) 0.051  8.902  0.002      (G Garbiso   ) 0.028  8.977  0.077
 Qualified:             #2  8.902  0.002                       #26  8.977  0.077
Ed Hauter was a little late and still gets the win. MOV: Opponent broke out.

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET-- Speed
 7851 Robert Naber                          555 Michael Miller               
E4   ****WINNER****  0.011  8.900 177.02                     0.028  8.923 168.79
         S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.000             S/C Index: 8.90 (+/-):  0.023
 Prior rounds:
E3    (L Welfringer) 0.049  8.941  0.041      (L Scarth    ) 0.034  8.895 -0.005
E2    (G Torres    ) 0.022  8.916  0.016      (M Woodard   ) 0.006  8.890 -0.010
E1    (Bye         ) -0.013  8.896 -0.004      (C Spernak   ) 0.033  8.882 -0.018
 Qualified:            #29  8.896 -0.004                       #33  8.882 -0.018
Miller is still in the running in Super Gas, but be in Super Comp tomorrow. Robert Naber cuts a 0.011 light and then runs right on the index for the win. MOV: 0.0405 seconds (approximately 10 feet).

6:54 p.m. Robert Naber's package: 0.011.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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