Martin: First-round pairings

MARTIN, Mich. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Torco Racing Fuels Northern Nationals at Knoll Gas Motorsports Park at US 131, the sixth of 11 events in the $19.5 million 2007 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing ...

MARTIN, Mich. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Torco Racing Fuels Northern Nationals at Knoll Gas Motorsports Park at US 131, the sixth of 11 events in the $19.5 million 2007 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Doug Foley, 4.559 seconds, 327.03 mph
    vs. 5. Bruce Litton, 4.630, 328.54
2. J.R. Todd, 4.584, 311.92
    vs. 6. T.J. Zizzo, 4.649, 299.60
3. Melanie Troxel, 4.593, 327.19
    vs. 7. Scotty Cannon, 4.725, 314.31
4. Clay Millican, 4.598, 319.98
    vs. 8. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.725, 305.42.

Nitro Funny Car
1. Mike Ashley, Dodge Charger, 4.812, 316.23
    vs. 5. Gary Densham, Chevy Impala, 5.054, 297.81
2. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 4.860, 289.07
    vs. 6. Mitch King, Chevy Corvette, 5.072, 282.48
3. Terry Haddock, Stratus, 4.991, 300.00
    vs. 7. Jack Wyatt, Stratus, 5.100, 271.35
4. Dale Creasy Jr., Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.041, 297.68
    vs. 8. Andy Kelley, Pontiac Firebird, 5.120, 297.88.

Pro Modified
1. Mike Janis, Chevy Cobalt, 6.033, 240.42
    vs. 9. Matt Hagan, Chevy Corvette, 6.189, 231.12
2. Scott Cannon, Pontiac Firebird, 6.084, 232.87
    vs. 10. Chip King, Dodge Daytona, 6.200, 234.17
3. Ed Hoover, Corvette, 6.093, 236.05
    vs. 11. Mike Castellana, Ford Mustang, 6.206, 227.27
4. Carl Spiering, Chevy Camaro, 6.109, 234.41
    vs. 12. Danny Rowe, Corvette, 6.233, 229.98
5. Quain Stott, Corvette, 6.123, 234.00
    vs. 13. Mark Nielsen, Camaro, 6.236, 229.63
6. Kenny Lang, Corvette, 6.124, 233.76
    vs. 14. Harold Martin, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.251, 223.21
7. Jim Halsey, Camaro, 6.155, 230.45
    vs. 15. Pat Stoken, Camaro, 6.277, 227.15
8. Jason Hamstra, Corvette, 6.158, 231.00
    vs. 16. Kenny Rucker, Willys, 6.336, 218.62.

Alcohol Funny Car
1. Mark Thomas, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.815, 245.85
    vs. 5. Rob Atchison, Monte Carlo, 5.856, 242.76
2. Paul Noakes, Ford Mustang, 5.843, 242.76
    vs. 6. Scott Wildgust, Monte Carlo, 5.891, 246.35
3. Larry Dobbs, Chevy Corvette, 5.843, 242.41
    vs. 7. Terry McMillen, Dodge Avenger, 5.945, 235.68
4. Terry Munroe, Monte Carlo, 5.850, 239.36
    vs. 8. Tony Bogolo, Mustang, 6.001, 233.28.

Pro Stock
1. Frank Gugliotta, Chevy Cobalt, 6.386, 220.22
    vs. 9. John Nobile, Ford Mustang, 6.431, 218.05
2. Pete Berner, Pontiac GTO, 6.386, 218.51
    vs. 10. Larry O'Brien, Dodge Stratus, 6.439, 217.67
3. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.388, 219.54
    vs. 11. Rob Mansfield, GTO, 6.449, 215.68
4. Robert Patrick, Shelby Cobra, 6.393, 219.19
    vs. 12. Jeff Dobbins, Ford Escort, 6.452, 216.55
5. John Montecalvo, Cobalt, 6.395, 218.62
    vs. 13. Dan Sweeney, GTO, 6.457, 216.51
6. Cary Goforth, Cobalt, 6.419, 219.58
    vs. 14. Dean Goforth, GTO, 6.470, 216.62
7. Bob Bertsch, Mustang, 6.423, 217.14
    vs. 15. Anthony Paone, GTO, 6.476, 215.00
8. Rickie Smith, Cobalt, 6.430, 218.41
    vs. 16. Ron Miller, Chevy Cavalier, 6.479, 213.91.

-credit: ihra

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Series Drag
Drivers Mike Janis , Mark Thomas , Clay Millican , Robert Patrick , Bob Gilbertson , Quain Stott , Chip King , Dale Creasy Jr. , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Bobby Lagana Jr. , John Montecalvo , Mitch King , Melanie Troxel , Jack Wyatt , Rickie Smith , Mike Ashley , Doug Foley , Terry Haddock , Danny Rowe , Harold Martin , Jim Halsey , J.R. Todd , Kenny Lang , Frank Gugliotta