Bristol: First-round pairings

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 10th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, the 12th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in ...

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 10th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, the 12th 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. Antron Brown, 3.856 seconds, 314.24 mph
    vs. 16. Doug Kalitta, 4.379, 277.15
2. Cory McClenathan, 3.879, 313.51
    vs. 15. Scott Palmer, 4.139, 288.39
3. Larry Dixon, 3.882, 311.77
    vs. 14. Morgan Lucas, 4.090, 286.07
4. Brandon Bernstein, 3.901, 308.64
    vs. 13. Pat Dakin, 4.086, 289.51
5. Bob Vandergriff, 3.912, 310.91
    vs. 12. Troy Buff, 4.071, 290.13
6. Tony Schumacher, 3.939, 311.77
    vs. 11. Doug Herbert, 3.994, 291.95
7. David Grubnic, 3.941, 306.19
    vs. 10. Steve Torrence, 3.974, 301.47
8. Terry McMillen, 3.964, 299.13
    vs. 9. Shawn Langdon, 3.964, 298.34.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Terry Haddock, 5.247, 284.09.

Funny Car
1. Ashley Force Hood, Ford Mustang, 4.151, 296.70
    vs. 16. Jeff Diehl, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.788, 151.65
2. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.159, 291.38
    vs. 15. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.442, 243.90
3. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.185, 292.58
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.376, 275.79
4. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.186, 300.80
    vs. 13. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.326, 252.33
5. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.199, 297.35
    vs. 12. Jim Head, Solara, 4.322, 252.24
6. John Force, Mustang, 4.216, 297.55
    vs. 11. Paul Lee, Chevy Impala SS, 4.321, 275.34
7. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.228, 289.07
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.244, 284.45
8. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.238, 283.67
    vs. 9. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.239, 289.26.

Pro Stock
1. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.722, 205.10
    vs. 16. Warren Johnson, Pontiac GXP, 6.799, 204.63
2. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.725, 205.54
    vs. 15. Bob Yonke, GXP, 6.786, 203.31
3. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.735, 204.39
    vs. 14. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.776, 203.86
4. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.736, 204.32
    vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.772, 203.09
5. Rickie Jones, GXP, 6.754, 204.11
    vs. 12. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.766, 203.92
6. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.757, 204.20
    vs. 11. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.764, 204.35
7. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.757, 203.95
    vs. 10. Jason Line, GXP, 6.761, 203.74
8. Vinnie Deceglie, Avenger, 6.760, 204.39
    vs. 9. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.761, 204.11.

Did Not Qualify:
17. V. Gaines, 6.818, 203.40
18. Justin Humphreys, 6.820, 202.15
19. John Nobile, 6.827, 202.36
20. Robert Patrick, 6.899, 200.74
21. John Gaydosh Jr, 7.025, 196.16.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Robert Patrick , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Grubnic , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Rodger Brogdon , Jeff Arend , Bob Vandergriff , Terry Haddock , Robert Hight , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Justin Humphreys , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Mike Edwards , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Pat Dakin , Terry McMillen