Milan: First-round pairings

MILAN, Mich. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Suzuki Motor City Nationals presented by GM Performance Division and Heritage Newspapers at Milan Dragway, the fifth of 11 events in the 2006 eMax Drag Racing ...

MILAN, Mich. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Suzuki Motor City Nationals presented by GM Performance Division and Heritage Newspapers at Milan Dragway, the fifth of 11 events in the 2006 eMax Drag Racing Series.

Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Andrew Cowin, 4.592 seconds, 325.45 mph
    vs. 5. Bruce Litton, 4.724, 314.31
2. Clay Millican, 4.641, 320.05
    vs. 6. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.799, 306.60
3. T.J. Zizzo, 4.659, 302.01
    vs. 7. Rick Cooper, 4.802, 263.05
4. Doug Foley, 4.666, 322.04
    vs. 8. Chris Karamesines, 5.497, 208.36.

Nitro Funny Car
1. Del Worsham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.910, 316.82
    vs. 5. Doug Kalitta, Monte Carlo, 4.964, 303.98
2. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 4.923, 317.87
    vs. 6. Jack Wyatt, Pontiac Firebird, 5.101, 259.11
3. Dale Creasy Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.934, 295.79
    vs. 7. Vincent Arcadi, Chevy Camaro, 5.152, 263.62
4. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.945, 307.86
    vs. 8. Terry Haddock, Camaro, 5.156, 267.48.

Pro Modified
1. Rick Distefano, Chevy Corvette, 6.088, 234.41
    vs. 9. Scott Cannon, Pontiac GTO, 6.166, 234.41
2. Mike Janis, Chevy Cobalt, 6.111, 232.95
    vs. 10. Mike Castellana, Chevy Cavalier, 6.170, 230.80
3. Dan Rowe, Corvette, 6.119, 233.80
    vs. 11. Quain Stott, Corvette, 6.175, 233.80
4. Ed Hoover, Corvette, 6.132, 232.03
    vs. 12. Glen Kerunsky, Chevy Bel Air, 6.176, 230.13
5. Carl Spiering, Chevy Camaro, 6.134, 233.72
    vs. 13. Dennis Radford, Corvette, 6.191, 227.69
6. Steve Bareman, Dodge Stratus, 6.139, 234.13
    vs. 14. Taylor Lastor, Camaro, 6.201, 230.33
7. Matt Hagan, Corvette, 6.147, 232.07
    vs. 15. Shannon Jenkins, Camaro, 6.204, 226.54
8. Tommy D'Aprile, Corvette, 6.154, 233.96
    vs. 16. Jim Halsey, Camaro, 6.205, 229.90.

Alcohol Funny Car
1. Rob Atchison, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.811, 242.98
    vs. 5. Neal Parker, Monte Carlo, 5.883, 238.85
2. Frederick Tigges, Dodge Avenger, 5.817, 241.89
    vs. 6. Chris Foster, Avenger, 5.927, 237.05
3. Thomas Carter, Chevy Camaro, 5.863, 241.80
    vs. 7. Paul Noakes, Ford Mustang, 5.933, 240.51
4. Terry McMillen, Avenger, 5.876, 242.50
    vs. 8. Mark Thomas, Monte Carlo, 5.943, 243.85.

Pro Stock
1. Robert Patrick, Ford GT 500 Mustang, 6.399, 219.08
    vs. 9. Rick Jones, Chevy Cobalt, 6.453, 217.70
2. Frank Gugliotta, Ford Escort, 6.416, 219.22
    vs. 10. Larry O'Brien, Dodge Stratus, 6.459, 215.34
3. Tony Gillig, Ford Mustang, 6.428, 216.79
    vs. 11. Michael Bruno, Pontiac GTO, 6.475, 216.06
4. Pete Berner, GTO, 6.441, 217.32
    vs. 12. Brian Gahm, Mustang, 6.480, 215.48
5. John Nobile, Escort, 6.442, 217.00
    vs. 13. John Bartunek, Cobalt, 6.482, 217.98
6. John Montecalvo, Cobalt, 6.444, 216.72
    vs. 14. Elijah Morton, Ford ZX2, 6.483, 216.69
7. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.447, 216.72
    vs. 15. Jeff Dobbins, Escort, 6.493, 216.17
8. Rob Mansfield, Cobalt, 6.449, 217.00
    vs. 16. Ed Machacek, Chevy Cavalier, 6.495, 214.42.

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Series Drag
Drivers Mike Janis , Mark Thomas , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Tony Gillig , John Nobile , Robert Patrick , Del Worsham , Doug Kalitta , Quain Stott , Chris Karamesines , Andrew Cowin , Dale Creasy Jr. , Gary Densham , John Montecalvo , Ed Hoover , Shannon Jenkins , Jack Wyatt , Doug Foley , Terry Haddock , Jim Halsey , Glen Kerunsky , Matt Hagan , Steve Spiess , Terry McMillen