Brainerd: First-round pairings

BRAINERD, Minn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

BRAINERD, Minn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 17th 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. Doug Kalitta, 3.842 seconds, 305.49 mph
    vs. 16. Luigi Novelli, 5.956, 115.24
2. Brandon Bernstein, 3.846, 309.27
    vs. 15. Scott Palmer, 5.493, 126.73
3. Cory McClenathan, 3.848, 315.05
    vs. 14. Chris Karamesines, 4.463, 185.41
4. Larry Dixon, 3.861, 310.48
    vs. 13. Steve Torrence, 4.358, 219.65
5. Shawn Langdon, 3.881, 305.70
    vs. 12. Steven Chrisman, 4.157, 276.41
6. Tony Schumacher, 3.888, 300.73
    vs. 11. Terry McMillen, 3.994, 298.47
7. David Grubnic, 3.916, 302.69
    vs. 10. Terry Haddock, 3.954, 298.54
8. Antron Brown, 3.923, 302.62
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 3.927, 305.01.

Funny Car
1. Ashley Force Hood, Ford Mustang, 4.102, 302.55
    vs. 16. Paul Lee, Chevy Impala SS, 5.154, 281.30
2. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.122, 290.69
    vs. 15. Dale Creasy Jr., Impala SS, 4.232, 282.95
3. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.131, 302.35
    vs. 14. Tony Pedregon, Impala SS, 4.208, 290.38
4. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.138, 302.35
    vs. 13. John Force, Mustang, 4.192, 275.17
5. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.139, 285.89
    vs. 12. Bob Bode, Impala SS, 4.184, 297.35
6. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.141, 295.34
    vs. 11. Del Worsham, Toyota Camry, 4.171, 299.60
7. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.142, 293.98
    vs. 10. Jim Head, Solara, 4.169, 293.47
8. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.165, 289.63
    vs. 9. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.167, 297.68.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.644, 207.53
    vs. 16. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.692, 205.51
2. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.652, 206.61
    vs. 15. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.690, 205.82
3. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.654, 208.07
    vs. 14. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.688, 206.16
4. Jason Line, GXP, 6.657, 206.61
    vs. 13. Kurt Johnson, GXP, 6.686, 206.39
5. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.660, 207.56
    vs. 12. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.684, 205.57
6. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.663, 206.99
    vs. 11. Rickie Jones, GXP, 6.684, 205.85
7. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.673, 205.69
    vs. 10. V. Gaines, Avenger, 6.682, 205.41
8. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.675, 204.94
    vs. 9. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.680, 205.22.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Bob Yonke, 6.702, 205.35
18. Mark Martino, 6.717, 205.22
19. Steve Spiess, 6.726, 526.93
20. Mark Hogan, 6.749, 202.70
21. Vincent Nobile, 6.761, 204.11
22. Dave River, 6.938, 199.35.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.915, 193.40
    vs. 16. Buddy Robinson, Suzuki, 7.181, 184.52
2. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.961, 190.73
    vs. 15. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.179, 186.59
3. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.981, 192.19
    vs. 14. Mike Berry, Buell, 7.136, 184.07
4. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.988, 190.97
    vs. 13. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.093, 187.34
5. Shawn Gann, Buell, 6.988, 189.92
    vs. 12. Angie Smith, Buell, 7.072, 187.23
6. David Hope, Buell, 6.990, 188.15
    vs. 11. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.043, 191.97
7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.998, 189.39
    vs. 10. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.041, 190.11
8. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.005, 189.76
    vs. 9. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.035, 189.55.

Did Not Qualify:
17. James Surber, 7.194, 186.74
18. Wesley Wells, 7.209, 182.75
19. Katie Sullivan, 7.211, 184.09.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Dale Creasy Jr. , David Grubnic , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Luigi Novelli , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Rodger Brogdon , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Wesley Wells , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Joe DeSantis , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Matt Hagan , Steve Torrence , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Katie Sullivan , Angie Smith , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Vincent Nobile , Jim Underdahl , James Surber , Mark Martin , Buddy R , Terry McMillen