Brainerd: First-round pairings

BRAINERD, Minn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 28th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 16th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

BRAINERD, Minn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 28th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 16th of 24 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. Morgan Lucas, 3.868 seconds, 307.16 mph
    vs. 16. Chris Karamesines, 6.367, 225.48
2. Larry Dixon, 3.886, 304.60
    vs. 15. Scott Palmer, 5.224, 217.39
3. Tony Schumacher, 3.893, 308.71
    vs. 14. David Grubnic, 4.157, 270.97
4. Cory McClenathan, 3.899, 306.74
    vs. 13. Tim Cullinan, 4.122, 286.62
5. Doug Kalitta, 3.905, 311.27
    vs. 12. Shawn Langdon, 4.101, 254.86
6. Antron Brown, 3.947, 304.46
    vs. 11. Terry Haddock, 4.035, 289.07
7. Spencer Massey, 3.948, 303.23
    vs. 10. Joe Hartley, 3.984, 306.19
8. Brandon Bernstein, 3.965, 304.05
    vs. 9. Clay Millican, 3.974, 302.62.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Luigi Novelli, 7.127, 204.73.

Funny Car
1. Mike Neff, Ford Mustang, 4.126, 304.46
    vs. 16. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.351, 269.35
2. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.169, 292.01
    vs. 15. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.329, 279.21
3. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.178, 292.77
    vs. 14. Jack Wyatt, Dodge Stratus, 4.279, 280.49
4. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.179, 296.24
    vs. 13. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.266, 286.50
5. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.188, 293.73
    vs. 12. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.248, 292.65
6. John Force, Mustang, 4.195, 285.41
    vs. 11. Bob Bode, Chevy Impala SS, 4.228, 278.69
7. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.200, 292.71
    vs. 10. Jim Head, Solara, 4.213, 288.83
8. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.206, 292.33
    vs. 9. Jerry Toliver, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.209, 296.50.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Dale Creasy Jr., 4.398, 274.05
18. Robert Hight, 6.636, 206.13
19. Justin Schriefer, 9.984, 261.42.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.694, 205.35
    vs. 16. Rickie Jones, Dodge Stratus, 6.820, 202.48
2. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.701, 204.98
    vs. 15. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.785, 202.67
3. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.708, 204.91
    vs. 14. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.769, 202.36
4. Jason Line, GXP, 6.722, 204.91
    vs. 13. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.764, 204.01
5. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.724, 204.91
    vs. 12. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.759, 202.91
6. Vinnie Deceglie, Stratus, 6.729, 204.05
    vs. 11. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.752, 204.85
7. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.733, 204.85
    vs. 10. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.749, 204.63
8. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.736, 203.98
    vs. 9. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.748, 204.26.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Bob Benza, 6.908, 200.71
18. Dave River, 7.087, 194.21
19. Mark Hogan, 7.558, 197.54.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.048, 187.52
    vs. 16. Wesley Wells, Suzuki, 7.241, 184.98
2. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.066, 187.57
    vs. 15. Mike Berry, Buell, 7.226, 180.98
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.090, 188.23
    vs. 14. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.208, 182.72
4. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.100, 189.68
    vs. 13. Bailey Whitaker, Buell, 7.205, 180.38
5. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.107, 188.28
    vs. 12. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.185, 184.83
6. Shawn Gann, Buell, 7.107, 186.12
    vs. 11. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.159, 187.03
7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.137, 187.31
    vs. 10. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.158, 182.85
8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.149, 185.69
    vs. 9. Douglas Horne, Buell, 7.155, 187.65.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Redell Harris, 7.252, 182.21
18. David Hope, 7.271, 175.52
19. Buddy Robinson, 7.350, 179.25
20. Joe DeSantis, broke.

-credit: nhra

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