GRAND BEND, Ont. - Results of round 2 eliminations in PMRA Pro Mod at the 2013 Nitro Jam Series, Mopar Nitro Jam Nationals Day Three:
Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed 1968 Rocky Dilecce 1953 Bruce Boland E2 0.076 6.234 237.08 ****WINNER**** 0.056 6.226 233.88 Prior rounds: E1 (S ANDREACCHI) 0.104 6.061 234.53 (J GRAINY ) 0.065 6.161 233.40 Qualified: #1 6.080 239.31 #4 6.218 NS12:19 p.m. Boland had a small advantage at the green, but the race was close because both cars had some problems in the first half of the track, mostly tire shake. Boland took the lead on the top end and won by about 10 feet.
Then the fun began. The rear
tires on Dilece's Camaro appeared to lock up and the car spun several times. In NASCAR terms, "He wrecked, he just didn't hit
anything." After about three loopy-de-loops, his car stopped close to the wall without making any contact. From the top end, the
report is that he didn't think the chutes came out and started stabbing the brakes. The left front locked up, starting the series of
Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed 10 Kenny Lang 1938 Eric Latino E2 0.083 6.153 241.97 ****WINNER**** 0.130 6.069 240.89 Prior rounds: E1 (T MARTIN ) 0.075 6.030 242.89 (S LEGARE ) 0.932 6.264 236.42 Qualified: #3 6.140 238.85 #2 6.103 240.08Latino was late and chased Lang a long way before taking the lead, winning by about half a car length, running his best ET of the weekend.
Latino will have lane choice against Boland in the final round.
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