Edmonton: First-round pairings

EDMONTON, Alb. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the River Cree Resort & Casino Rocky Mountain Nationals presented by Paradise RV at Castrol Raceway, the fifth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series.

EDMONTON, Alb. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the River Cree Resort & Casino Rocky Mountain Nationals presented by Paradise RV at Castrol Raceway, the fifth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Terry McMillen, 4.834 seconds, 287.78 mph
    vs. 8. Smax Smith, 8.449, 89.20
2. Bruce Litton, 4.844, 302.41
    vs. 7. Bobby Lagana Jr., 7.509, 107.04
3. Tim Boychuk, 4.898, 299.46
    vs. 6. Terry Haddock, 5.714, 174.37
4. Mitch King, 5.044, 286.80
    vs. 5. Del Cox Jr, 5.448, 182.16.

Pro Modified
1. Ed Hoover, Chevy Camaro, 6.026, 237.55
    vs. 12. Wade Sjostrom, Camaro, 7.043, 195.05
2. Kenny Lang, Chevy Corvette, 6.060, 236.01
    vs. 11. Tim Vogt, Corvette, 6.691, 206.73
3. Rick Distefano, Corvette, 6.208, 229.12
    vs. 10. Tom Meheden, Chevy Beretta, 6.649, 208.52
4. Joe Delehay, Camaro, 6.240, 228.69
    vs. 9. Perry Thyr, Camaro, 6.515, 212.66
5. Ross Hogenson, Corvette, 6.293, 219.51
    vs. 8. Dan Vogt, Corvette, 6.484, 211.93
6. Vern Mills, Chevy Bel Air, 6.357, 218.27
    vs. 7. Wayne Hofer, Corvette, 6.398, 215.20.

Alcohol Funny Car
1. Roger Bateman, Ford Mustang, 5.615, 254.23
    vs. 8. Jordan Pawlick, Dodge Avenger, 6.044, 237.17
2. Ken Webster, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.675, 253.61
    vs. 7. Nathan Sitko, Pontiac Firebird, 5.944, 239.65
3. Rob Atchison, Monte Carlo, 5.767, 250.41
    vs. 6. Trevor Lebsack, Chevy Camaro, 5.848, 246.21
4. Scott McVey, Monte Carlo, 5.775, 248.75
    vs. 5. John Evanchuk, Firebird, 5.791, 247.38.

Nitro Bikes
1. Jason Arkinstall, 6.599, 218.90
    vs. 8. Mike Pelrine, 6.979, 189.84
2. Ken Kent, 6.625, 210.93
    vs. 7. Kevin Boyer, 6.904, 205.60
3. Damien Cownden, 6.664, 210.97
    vs. 6. Mike Scott, 6.871, 216.10
4. Andy Beauchemin, 6.723, 206.23
    vs. 5. John Breckenridge, 6.756, 200.26.

Pro Modified Bike
1. Gary Christopher, 7.153, 199.49
    vs. 8. Craig Pelrine, Harley-Davidson, 8.148, 146.35
2. Gord Smith, Kawasaki, 7.243, 190.11
    vs. 7. Terry Schweigert, Suzuki, 8.096, 166.42
3. Rich Podszus, Suzuki, 7.473, 178.35
    vs. 6. Walter Dwelsdorf, Ninja, 8.057, 169.15
4. Kevin Shupac, Suzuki, 7.975, 165.72
    vs. 5. Spencer Johnson, Suzuki, 8.046, 148.38.

Pro Nostalgia
1. Eddy Plaizier, Chevy, 7.203, 188.36
    vs. Bye
2. Jason Bussey, Chevy Camaro, 7.208, 200.65
    vs. 15. Tom Reithmayer, Mustang, 7.034, 207.88
3. Rod Elliott, Plymouth Barracuda, 7.223, 194.24
    vs. 14. Brian Ross, Swindahl Camaro, 10.022, 98.36
4. Cal Tebb, Pontiac GTO, 7.230, 195.59
    vs. 13. Rick Barnhart, Ford Fairlane, 7.662, 177.28
5. Ron Sekura, Camaro, 7.235, 188.60
    vs. 12. Brent Harris, Willys Coupe, 7.467, 200.62
6. Tim Boychuk, Ford Mustang, 7.267, 190.00
    vs. 11. Sherrie Bodnarchuk, Plymouth Superbird, 7.373, 198.03
7. Corey Sekura, Pontiac Trans Am, 7.284, 191.38
    vs. V
8. Darrell Webb, Chevy Nova, 7.295, 194.16
    vs. 9. Joey Steckler, Chevy Corvette, 7.325, 192.96.

-credit: ihra

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Series Drag
Drivers Bruce Litton , Ed Hoover , Mitch King , Brian Ross , Terry Haddock , Kenny Lang , Terry McMillen