Rockingham II: First-round pairings

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the tenth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended...

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the tenth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Todd Paton, 4.811 seconds, 295.53 mph
vs. 8. Smax Smith, 11.570, 92.69
2. Del Cox Jr., 4.979, 274.66
vs. 7. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 10.186, 82.86
3. Bruce Litton, 5.098, 295.85
vs. 6. Dom Lagana, 8.573, 100.11
4. Mitch King, 6.331, 142.75
vs. 5. Bobby Lagana Jr., 7.943, 103.12.

Pro Modified
1. Kenny Lang, Chevy Corvette, 6.032, 236.51
vs. 16. Tommy Gray, Chevy Camaro, 9.142, 89.89
2. Frederick Scriba, Corvette, 6.056, 234.41
vs. 15. Frank Patille III, Buick Special, 8.680, 117.12
3. Pete Farber, Dodge Daytona, 6.157, 227.69
vs. 14. Tony Pontieri, Camaro, 8.094, 118.31
4. Andrew Parise, Corvette, 6.387, 226.20
vs. 13. Chris Russo, Corvette, 8.021, 204.88
5. Dina Parise, Corvette, 6.466, 225.45
vs. 12. Benny Alfonso, Pontiac Firebird, 7.987, 114.82
6. Andy Jensen, Camaro, 6.467, 214.21
vs. 11. Fidelio Montrond, Corvette, 6.791, 209.39
7. Mark Nielsen, Camaro, 6.467, 173.05
vs. 10. Adam Flamholc, Camaro, 6.615, 167.41
8. Nick Montana, Chevy Bel Air, 6.482, 212.49
vs. 9. Harold Martin, Martin M 4, 6.581, 223.10.

Pro Stock
1. John Montecalvo, Chevy Cobalt, 6.358, 218.30
vs. 16. Ron Miller, Pontiac Grand Am, broke
2. Bob Bertsch, Ford Mustang, 6.385, 216.38
vs. 15. Carl Baker, Ford Escort, 8.224, 120.49
3. Frank Gugliotta, Pontiac GXP, 6.405, 216.34
vs. 14. Bert Jackson, Chevy Cavalier, 6.649, 179.76
4. Richard Freeman, GXP, 6.406, 215.68
vs. 13. Lester Cooper, Mustang, 6.609, 207.53
5. Pete Berner, GXP, 6.408, 216.00
vs. 12. JR Carr, GXP, 6.500, 214.96
6. John Konigshofer, Mustang, 6.417, 215.27
vs. 11. Trevor Eman, Escort, 6.497, 214.28
7. Mark Martino, Cobalt, 6.442, 217.28
vs. 10. Rocky Watford, Cobalt, 6.471, 216.58
8. John Pluchino, Mercury Cougar, 6.452, 214.79
vs. 9. Ned Katuran, Cobalt, 6.466, 214.76.

-credit: ihra

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