Rockingham I: First-round pairings

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Nicko's NY Style Pizza Spring Nationals presented by Advance Auto Parts at Rockingham Dragway, the second of 11 events in the 2006 eMax Drag Racing Series.

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Nicko's NY Style Pizza Spring Nationals presented by Advance Auto Parts at Rockingham Dragway, the second of 11 events in the 2006 eMax Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Cory McClenathan, 4.549 seconds, 326.32 mph
    vs. 5. Rick Cooper, 4.664, 314.17
2. Andrew Cowin, 4.559, 322.88
    vs. 6. Michael Gunderson, 4.677, 316.23
3. Doug Foley, 4.628, 319.67
    vs. 7. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.790, 299.40
4. Clay Millican, 4.641, 308.57
    vs. 8. Bruce Litton, 4.794, 304.94.

Pro Modified
1. Tommy D'Aprile, Chevy Corvette, 6.132, 231.24
    vs. 9. Mike Bell, Ford Mustang, 6.198, 229.35
2. Mike Janis, Chevy Cobalt, 6.138, 230.84
    vs. 10. Chip King, Dodge Daytona, 6.201, 231.95
3. Rick Distefano, Corvette, 6.141, 231.16
    vs. 11. Josh Hernandez, Chevy Camaro, 6.201, 231.28
4. Mike Castellana, Chevy Cavalier, 6.157, 229.70
    vs. 12. Alan Pittman, Chevy Bel Air, 6.208, 227.15
5. Quain Stott, Corvette, 6.173, 230.80
    vs. 13. Steve Vick, Corvette, 6.214, 222.66
6. Jim Halsey, Camaro, 6.183, 224.92
    vs. 14. Jason Hamstra, Corvette, 6.216, 226.73
7. Burton Auxier, Corvette, 6.190, 223.47
    vs. 15. Carl Spiering, Corvette, 6.218, 226.77
8. Glen Kerunsky, Bel Air, 6.196, 228.04
    vs. 16. Matt Hagan, Corvette, 6.218, 227.46.

Alcohol Funny Car
1. Rob Atchison, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.774, 246.08
    vs. 5. Neal Parker, Monte Carlo, 5.963, 235.39
2. Mark Thomas, Monte Carlo, 5.826, 243.02
    vs. 6. Melinda Green-King, Dodge Avenger, 5.967, 232.87
3. Frederick Tigges, Avenger, 5.840, 242.63
    vs. 7. Larry Dobbs, Chevy Corvette, 5.975, 232.63
4. Trevor Lebsack, Ford Mustang, 5.905, 231.08
    vs. 8. Thomas Carter, Chevy Camaro, 5.988, 234.94.

Pro Stock
1. Frank Gugliotta, Ford Escort, 6.435, 216.90
    vs. 9. Michael Bruno, Pontiac GTO, 6.488, 214.93
2. Robert Patrick, Ford Cobra, 6.438, 214.93
    vs. 10. Dan Sweeney, GTO, 6.492, 213.94
3. Jeff Dobbins, Escort, 6.446, 215.86
    vs. 11. Steve Spiess, Chevy Cobalt, 6.496, 214.14
4. John Nobile, Ford ZX2, 6.449, 215.62
    vs. 12. Bert Jackson, Chevy Cavalier, 6.520, 212.33
5. Cary Goforth, Cobalt, 6.466, 216.17
    vs. 13. Tony Gillig, Ford Mustang, 6.522, 212.39
6. Jason Collins, Mustang, 6.473, 214.52
    vs. 14. Doug Kirk, Escort, 6.529, 214.31
7. John Bartunek, Cobalt, 6.483, 213.03
    vs. 15. Ron Miller, Cavalier, 6.541, 210.80
8. Larry O'Brien, Dodge Stratus, 6.484, 214.35
    vs. 16. Bob Bertsch, Mustang, 6.550, 211.83.

Nitro Funny Car
1. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 4.837, 312.86
    vs. 5. Terry Haddock, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.421, 266.11
2. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 5.050, 234.13
    vs. 6. Paul Lee, Chevy Camaro, 5.908, 163.99
3. Dale Creasy Jr., Monte Carlo, 5.132, 250.92
    vs. 7. Jack Wyatt, Pontiac Firebird, 6.441, 157.50
4. Vincent Arcadi, Camaro, 5.402, 281.71
    vs. 8. Gary Cooper, Stratus, 6.521, 170.32.

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Series Drag
Drivers Mike Janis , Mark Thomas , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Alan Pittman , Tony Gillig , John Nobile , Robert Patrick , Bob Gilbertson , Quain Stott , Chip King , Andrew Cowin , Dale Creasy Jr. , Gary Densham , Cory McClenathan , Paul Lee , Jack Wyatt , Doug Foley , Terry Haddock , Mike Bell , Glen Kerunsky , Matt Hagan , Steve Spiess , Frank Gugliotta