Baytown: First-round pairings

BAYTOWN, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 23rd annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park, the fifth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.

BAYTOWN, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 23rd annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park, the fifth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Larry Dixon, 3.772 seconds, 323.19 mph
    vs. 16. Del Cox Jr, 4.151, 283.43
2. Antron Brown, 3.777, 321.96
    vs. 15. Spencer Massey, 4.147, 295.08
3. Tony Schumacher, 3.785, 321.81
    vs. 14. Brandon Bernstein, 4.040, 298.47
4. Doug Kalitta, 3.829, 322.34
    vs. 13. Bobby Lagana Jr., 3.960, 306.19
5. Cory McClenathan, 3.837, 318.54
    vs. 12. T.J. Zizzo, 3.955, 299.73
6. Steve Torrence, 3.839, 313.80
    vs. 11. Morgan Lucas, 3.939, 296.63
7. Shawn Langdon, 3.860, 314.24
    vs. 10. Troy Buff, 3.936, 293.28
8. Terry McMillen, 3.891, 313.73
    vs. 9. David Grubnic, 3.916, 312.71.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Terry Haddock, 4.698, 284.93.

Funny Car
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.021, 316.08
    vs. 16. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.296, 260.16
2. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.042, 314.90
    vs. 15. Jeff Diehl, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.264, 291.70
3. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.051, 312.64
    vs. 14. Paul Lee, Chevy Impala SS, 4.246, 298.54
4. Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.059, 314.09
    vs. 13. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.246, 292.71
5. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.091, 311.99
    vs. 12. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.176, 303.64
6. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.095, 309.98
    vs. 11. Jim Head, Solara, 4.129, 304.94
7. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.096, 305.84
    vs. 10. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.124, 305.15
8. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.097, 311.63
    vs. 9. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.098, 306.12.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Todd Simpson, 4.678, 240.47.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.539, 212.43
    vs. 16. Rickie Jones, GXP, 6.584, 209.79
2. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.548, 211.33
    vs. 15. Justin Humphreys, GXP, 6.584, 210.08
3. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.549, 211.73
    vs. 14. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.582, 210.34
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.555, 212.23
    vs. 13. Bob Yonke, GXP, 6.579, 210.44
5. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.560, 211.53
    vs. 12. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.575, 210.14
6. V. Gaines, Avenger, 6.563, 211.20
    vs. 11. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.573, 211.26
7. Jason Line, GXP, 6.566, 211.43
    vs. 10. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.571, 210.64
8. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.566, 211.30
    vs. 9. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.569, 211.39.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Steve Spiess, 6.590, 210.24
18. Larry Morgan, 6.600, 210.01
19. Mike Trumble Jr, 6.601, 209.26
20. Warren Johnson, 6.606, 210.14
21. John Nobile, 6.609, 209.79
22. Jim Cunningham, 6.623, 209.26
23. Erica Enders, 6.624, 209.23
24. Steve Schmidt, 6.649, 208.23
25. Mark Buehring, 6.708, 205.63
26. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.811, 202.27.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.856, 195.25
    vs. 16. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.068, 194.63
2. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.863, 197.10
    vs. 15. Redell Harris, Buell, 7.028, 187.26
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.870, 196.93
    vs. 14. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.010, 193.32
4. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.874, 192.91
    vs. 13. Mike Berry, Buell, 6.970, 191.05
5. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.881, 193.65
    vs. 12. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.964, 188.46
6. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.910, 193.79
    vs. 11. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.945, 192.30
7. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.919, 197.13
    vs. 10. David Hope, Buell, 6.932, 193.21
8. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.932, 195.28
    vs. 9. Douglas Horne, Buell, 6.932, 193.07.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Joe DeSantis, 21.167, 235.31.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Jim Cunningham , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , David Grubnic , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Steve Schmidt , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Mike Trumble , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Justin Humphreys , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Angie Smith , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Jim Underdahl , Spencer Massey , Terry McMillen , Todd Simpson