Brainerd: First-round pairings

BRAINERD, Minn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 22nd 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 22nd 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. Larry Dixon, 4.638 seconds, 321.42 mph vs. 16. Joe Hartley, 5.018, 282.13
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.655, 316.01 vs. 15. Josh Starcher, 4.968, 240.77
3. Kenny Bernstein, 4.685, 310.77 vs. 14. Jim Head, 4.946, 289.26
4. Tony Schumacher, 4.703, 308.50 vs. 13. Cory McClenathan, 4.885, 297.22
5. David Baca, 4.709, 303.98 vs. 12. Scott Palmer, 4.861, 289.14
6. Darrell Russell, 4.716, 312.71 vs. 11. Scott Weis, 4.860, 292.27
7. Doug Herbert, 4.763, 301.27 vs. 10. Bruce Litton, 4.858, 285.29
8. John Smith, 4.801, 256.70 vs. 9. Paul Romine, 4.808, 300.93.

Funny Car
1. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 4.940, 311.99 vs. 16. Phil Burkart, Pontiac Firebird, 5.144, 297.42
2. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.944, 310.84 vs. 15. Bob Gilbertson, Chevy Camaro, 5.125, 294.56
3. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.952, 302.35 vs. 14. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 5.121, 291.70
4. Bob Bode, Firebird, 4.969, 294.63 vs. 13. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 5.104, 299.40
5. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.973, 304.53 vs. 12. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 5.091, 299.80
6. Dean Skuza, Firebird, 5.018, 297.09 vs. 11. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 5.081, 289.94
7. Gary Densham, Mustang, 5.026, 308.00 vs. 10. Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro, 5.079, 287.11
8. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 5.032, 299.00 vs. 9. Del Worsham, Firebird, 5.047, 303.16.

Pro Stock
1. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cavalier, 6.876, 201.01 vs. 16. JR Carr, Cavalier, 6.952, 199.35
2. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.892, 200.95 vs. 15. Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.947, 199.43
3. Taylor Lastor, Cavalier, 6.904, 200.14 vs. 14. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.945, 198.35
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.908, 200.86 vs. 13. Gene Wilson, Stratus, 6.945, 199.79
5. Troy Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.911, 200.20 vs. 12. Scott Geoffrion, Ford Escort, 6.941, 199.26
6. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.911, 200.47 vs. 11. Larry Morgan, Dodge Neon, 6.931, 199.82
7. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.912, 200.20 vs. 10. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.923, 199.91
8. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.915, 200.23 vs. 9. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.923, 200.14.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.231, 185.03 vs. 16. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.351, 183.94
2. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.250, 183.00 vs. 15. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.335, 182.35
3. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.255, 181.37 vs. 14. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.333, 181.64
4. Fred Collis, Suzuki, 7.257, 183.44 vs. 13. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.316, 179.37
5. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.257, 183.05 vs. 12. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.305, 182.85
6. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.267, 181.98 vs. 11. John G. Smith, Kawasaki, 7.304, 182.85
7. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.276, 186.95 vs. 10. Sean Conner, Suzuki, 7.293, 183.89
8. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.289, 181.47 vs. 9. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.290, 183.07.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Paul Romine , Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kenny Bernstein , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Gene Wilson , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Scott Geoffrion , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Fred Collis , Joe Hartley , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Josh Starcher , Michael Phillips , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Joe DeSantis , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.