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Indy SCCA has posted their results here:

IndySCCA - 2016 Dragcross Results


That shows you the qualifying times and the eliminator brackets. I went one step further and crunched the numbers to get raw times for everyone, so I could see how I fared against drivers who I didn't line up directly against.

These results are combined times from adding the best left lane + best right lane times for each:

49.270 - B-Modified
52.367 - 1996 Cobra
56.127 - 1965 Shelby Cobra
57.080 - 2016 Camaro SS
57.664 - 1996 Cobra
58.123 - 2005 Mustang GT
58.359 - 2010 Kia Forte
58.366 - 2006 Mazdaspeed 6
58.396 - JAGED
58.365 - 2010 S2000
59.244 - 2004 G35
59.708 - 1965 Mustang
59.779 - B3NN3TT
59.781 - 2013 FR-S
60.149 - 2015 Mustang GT
60.216 - 1994 Integra
60.634 - 1989 Suzuki Swift GTi
60.980 - 2015 Mustang GT
61.146 - 2013 Mini Cooper S
61.217 - 2011 Mustang GT
61.940 - 2000 Miata
62.362 - 2013 FR-S
62.484 - 2002 Camaro SS
63.313 - Porsche 944
63.748 - 2005 Mustang GT
64.301 - Porsche 944
64.437 - 2013 WRX
64.526 - Black Tilly
67.907 - 2013 Mustang GT
68.439 - 1995 C36 AMG
--DNF--- 1988 CRX Si

Very different results that the eliminator brackets show; the 2010 S2000 in 10th position actually won the whole thing due to the way the brackets fell.

If Justin had been in his Cougar he would have been in the top 10. That SVT Contour was struggling for grip, and he was taking it easy on the stock differential anyway, I'm sure.

Good times.
 
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Wow, that '96 Cobra in second, four seconds! And where the hell did the Kia Forte come from!?
 

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The driver of the Forte was a veteran, and it was on some very light wheels and good tires; otherwise the car was basically stock. Impressive!

The 96 Cobra was the Mystichrome that was trailering up next to our show lineup. It had some SERIOUS rubber, SERIOUS camber/caster, and SERIOUS boost. Plus the driver mod...

I was surprised to see that the 2 courses were basically just 25 and 35 seconds each; with all the real estate out there, I thought they would have been much longer.
 

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I'm still surprised that B-mod didn't take it - did he red light or chomp a cone at some point?

I can't figure out how he'd red light - he'd see the green, wait a beat, then take off, and STILL beat everyone to the end of the dragstrip portion...
 

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The final face-off implemented the SCCA's PAX index handicap. Under that arrangement, there is a multiplier for every car's final time, depending on its level of modification. Stock cars have pretty good advantages in this arrangement, while highly modified cars are handicapped significantly. The thought is that basically if you have the same driver taking a lap in every car on the grid, his final time for each would be exactly the same after the handicap is applied. It's an attempt to rule out each car's abilities, and reward driver skill. By that rationale you can't buy a victory just by showing up in a Corvette ZR1 when the guy next to you in a Kia is a better driver.

So since the S2000 was just a Street-Touring-classed car, its multiplier was a reasonably friendly 0.841, meaning that his final time was multiplied by that number for the official result.

The B-Modified multiplier is 0.966 - nearly nothing.

The Honda ran a combined 59.048, x0.841 = 48.761

The B-Mod ran a combined 49.444, but x0.966 = 49.360.
 

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The final face-off implemented the SCCA's PAX index handicap. Under that arrangement, there is a multiplier for every car's final time, depending on its level of modification. Stock cars have pretty good advantages in this arrangement, while highly modified cars are handicapped significantly. The thought is that basically if you have the same driver taking a lap in every car on the grid, his final time for each would be exactly the same after the handicap is applied. It's an attempt to rule out each car's abilities, and reward driver skill. By that rationale you can't buy a victory just by showing up in a Corvette ZR1 when the guy next to you in a Kia is a better driver.

So since the S2000 was just a Street-Touring-classed car, its multiplier was a reasonably friendly 0.841, meaning that his final time was multiplied by that number for the official result.

The B-Modified multiplier is 0.966 - nearly nothing.

The Honda ran a combined 59.048, x0.841 = 48.761

The B-Mod ran a combined 49.444, but x0.966 = 49.360.
Ahhh...I didn't realize they were doing the handicapping!
 

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Only in the final.
 
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