Brainerd: First-round pairings

BRAINERD, Minn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 24th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 16th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based...

BRAINERD, Minn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 24th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 16th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.446 seconds, 337.58 mph
    vs. 16. John Smith, 4.940, 237.80
2. Cory McClenathan, 4.501, 328.62
    vs. 15. Mitch King, 4.936, 290.88
3. David Grubnic, 4.501, 327.43
    vs. 14. Luigi Novelli, 4.825, 314.31
4. Scott Kalitta, 4.509, 329.58
    vs. 13. Joe Hartley, 4.749, 308.57
5. Brandon Bernstein, 4.514, 332.26
    vs. 12. Scott Weis, 4.702, 310.98
6. Larry Dixon, 4.527, 329.34
    vs. 11. Melanie Troxel, 4.626, 315.78
7. Morgan Lucas, 4.531, 320.36
    vs. 10. Doug Herbert, 4.594, 317.27
8. Jack Beckman, 4.563, 324.28
    vs. 9. Doug Kalitta, 4.565, 326.40.

Funny Car
1. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.730, 327.35
    vs. 16. Phil Burkart, Toyota Celica, 4.892, 312.50
2. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.751, 326.24
    vs. 15. Bob Bode, Pontiac Firebird, 4.890, 304.53
3. John Force, Mustang, 4.762, 324.05
    vs. 14. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.855, 316.82
4. Ron Capps, Dodge Stratus, 4.767, 323.89
    vs. 13. Jim Head, Stratus, 4.854, 318.54
5. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.770, 328.70
    vs. 12. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.843, 313.73
6. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.776, 327.66
    vs. 11. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.830, 324.20
7. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.784, 323.04
    vs. 10. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.813, 323.81
8. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.791, 323.74
    vs. 9. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.799, 323.43.

Pro Stock
1. Warren Johnson, Pontiac GTO, 6.698, 206.57
    vs. 16. Larry Morgan, Dodge Stratus, 6.754, 205.10
2. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.700, 206.35
    vs. 15. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cobalt, 6.741, 204.57
3. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.721, 205.13
    vs. 14. Kenny Koretsky, Stratus, 6.740, 204.57
4. Rickie Smith, Chevy Cavalier, 6.725, 205.22
    vs. 13. Greg Stanfield, Cavalier, 6.739, 205.13
5. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.726, 205.19
    vs. 12. Jim Yates, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.737, 204.14
6. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.731, 205.10
    vs. 11. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.737, 204.60
7. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.733, 204.54
    vs. 10. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.735, 204.85
8. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.735, 205.01
    vs. 9. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.735, 204.85.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.011, 192.96
    vs. 16. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.175, 189.26
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.024, 196.82
    vs. 15. Tom Bradford, Buell, 7.172, 189.68
3. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.049, 193.35
    vs. 14. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.161, 185.08
4. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.071, 189.68
    vs. 13. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.144, 183.37
5. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.078, 192.08
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.135, 192.74
6. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.095, 188.36
    vs. 11. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.126, 186.98
7. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.098, 194.21
    vs. 10. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.115, 190.59
8. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.103, 188.83
    vs. 9. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.103, 182.30.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Mitch King , Geno Scali , Kenny Koretsky , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Luigi Novelli , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Joe Hartley , Ryan Schnitz , Bob Bode , Michael Phillips , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Matt Guidera , Tom Bradford , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Matt Smith , Tommy Johnson Jr.