Charlotte: First-round pairings

CONCORD, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals at zMax Dragway, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ...

CONCORD, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals at zMax Dragway, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Larry Dixon, 3.846 seconds, 311.63 mph
    vs. 16. Doug Foley, 3.975, 307.44
2. Cory McClenathan, 3.863, 312.71
    vs. 15. Clay Millican, 3.931, 306.74
3. Antron Brown, 3.865, 311.20
    vs. 14. Troy Buff, 3.923, 304.67
4. Hillary Will, 3.869, 315.12
    vs. 13. Bob Vandergriff, 3.898, 306.95
5. Doug Herbert, 3.870, 311.49
    vs. 12. Morgan Lucas, 3.894, 309.42
6. Doug Kalitta, 3.872, 310.84
    vs. 11. Rod Fuller, 3.889, 307.93
7. Brandon Bernstein, 3.875, 313.80
    vs. 10. J.R. Todd, 3.883, 312.93
8. David Grubnic, 3.876, 311.92
    vs. 9. Tony Schumacher, 3.879, 310.91.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tim Boychuk, 4.056, 286.74.

Funny Car
1. Frank Hawley, Dodge Charger, 4.072, 307.16
    vs. 16. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.134, 301.00
2. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.072, 302.01
    vs. 15. Jeff Arend, Toyota Solara, 4.131, 304.19
3. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.074, 304.12
    vs. 14. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.123, 301.67
4. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.075, 307.02
    vs. 13. Tim Wilkerson, Impala, 4.121, 303.91
5. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.087, 303.43
    vs. 12. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.119, 300.53
6. Jim Head, Solara, 4.089, 303.57
    vs. 11. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.118, 301.87
7. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.100, 304.53
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.117, 300.06
8. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.104, 304.46
    vs. 9. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.108, 296.18.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tony Bartone, 4.156, 300.86
18. John Force, 4.157, 299.33
19. Matt Hagan, 4.198, 295.72
20. Tommy Johnson Jr., 4.205, 297.68
21. Jerry Toliver, 4.240, 297.35
22. Bob Gilbertson, 4.430, 266.74.

Pro Stock
1. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.680, 206.95
    vs. 16. Vinnie Deceglie, Dodge Stratus, 6.715, 206.35
2. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.684, 206.73
    vs. 15. Greg Stanfield, Pontiac GXP, 6.714, 205.88
3. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.685, 208.01
    vs. 14. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.712, 205.91
4. Richie Stevens, GXP, 6.685, 206.54
    vs. 13. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.711, 205.82
5. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.696, 206.29
    vs. 12. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.710, 206.07
6. Rob Mansfield, GXP, 6.697, 207.50
    vs. 11. Justin Humphreys, GXP, 6.703, 206.57
7. Jason Line, GXP, 6.697, 207.34
    vs. 10. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.700, 206.26
8. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.697, 207.11
    vs. 9. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.697, 207.02.

Did Not Qualify:
17. John Nobile, 6.717, 206.57
18. Rickie Jones, 6.717, 205.79
19. Johnny Gray, 6.718, 205.72
20. Larry Morgan, 6.723, 205.85
21. Tom Hammonds, 6.738, 205.32
22. Max Naylor, 6.747, 205.51
23. Ron Krisher, 6.792, 205.88
24. Jim Cunningham, 6.857, 201.04
25. Bob Benza, 6.877, 202.79
26. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.937, 199.17.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.952, 192.08
    vs. 16. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.189, 186.51
2. Chris Rivas, Buell, 6.968, 191.19
    vs. 15. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.114, 190.19
3. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.981, 192.30
    vs. 14. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.098, 186.30
4. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.007, 191.24
    vs. 13. Wes Wells, Suzuki, 7.072, 189.68
5. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.029, 192.22
    vs. 12. Angie McBride, Buell, 7.066, 187.99
6. Chip Ellis, Suzuki, 7.036, 191.19
    vs. 11. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.060, 187.16
7. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.037, 190.94
    vs. 10. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 7.056, 187.26
8. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.038, 189.73
    vs. 9. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.044, 191.02.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Valerie Thompson, 7.262, 184.07
18. Darin McCurdy, 7.344, 180.36.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Bob Benza , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Jim Cunningham , Larry Morgan , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tom Hammonds , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Doug Foley , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Angelle Sampey , Justin Humphreys , Dave Connolly , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Rickie Jones , Frank Hawley , Darin McCurdy , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr.