Bristol: First-round pairings

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Third annual Mac Tools Thunder Valley NHRA Nationals at Bristol Dragway, the sixth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings...

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Third annual Mac Tools Thunder Valley NHRA Nationals at Bristol Dragway, the sixth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Brandon Bernstein, 4.530 seconds, 328.38 mph
    vs. 16. Josh Starcher, 4.719, 306.05
2. Larry Dixon, 4.532, 323.74
    vs. 15. Don Lampus, 4.705, 299.26
3. Tony Schumacher, 4.542, 326.40
    vs. 14. Bruce Litton, 4.687, 311.77
4. Darrell Russell, 4.547, 322.34
    vs. 13. John Smith, 4.677, 316.08
5. Doug Kalitta, 4.564, 289.94
    vs. 12. Clay Millican, 4.633, 308.50
6. Doug Herbert, 4.565, 311.85
    vs. 11. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.630, 319.45
7. Jim Head, 4.588, 317.42
    vs. 10. Paul Romine, 4.628, 308.35
8. David Baca, 4.599, 315.27
    vs. 9. Cory McClenathan, 4.601, 327.27.

Funny Car
1. Tony Pedregon, Ford Mustang, 4.765, 322.81
    vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Pontiac Firebird, 4.979, 306.95
2. John Force, Mustang, 4.775, 323.04
    vs. 15. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 4.976, 301.33
3. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.796, 325.06
    vs. 14. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 4.948, 300.53
4. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Camaro, 4.805, 314.83
    vs. 13. Dale Creasy Jr., Firebird, 4.930, 308.50
5. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.807, 317.57
    vs. 12. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.895, 314.61
6. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.852, 313.37
    vs. 11. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 4.880, 312.13
7. Ron Capps, Camaro, 4.852, 308.71
    vs. 10. Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.875, 314.24
8. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.869, 320.43
    vs. 9. Dean Skuza, Firebird, 4.870, 307.86.

Pro Stock
1. Warren Johnson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.862, 200.62
    vs. 16. Troy Coughlin, Chevy Cavalier, 6.912, 198.41
2. Greg Anderson, Grand Am, 6.864, 201.25
    vs. 15. Taylor Lastor, Cavalier, 6.911, 199.43
3. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.881, 199.26
    vs. 14. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.905, 199.02
4. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.886, 199.40
    vs. 13. George Marnell, Grand Am, 6.904, 198.29
5. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.887, 200.44
    vs. 12. Barry Grant, Cavalier, 6.901, 198.93
6. Greg Stanfield, Dodge Neon R/T, 6.891, 199.76
    vs. 11. Mark Whisnant, Cavalier, 6.900, 198.17
7. Scott Geoffrion, Ford Escort, 6.894, 199.97
    vs. 10. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.897, 199.46
8. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.894, 199.05
    vs. 9. Terry Adams, Cavalier, 6.896, 200.00.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Paul Romine , Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , David Baca , Dale Creasy Jr. , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Bruce Allen , Tim Wilkerson , Scott Geoffrion , Brandon Bernstein , George Marnell , Barry Grant , Terry Adams , Johnny Gray , Don Lampus , Mark Whisnant , Josh Starcher , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.