Commerce: First-round pairings

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 24th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac at Atlanta Dragway, the seventh of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag...

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 24th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac at Atlanta Dragway, the seventh of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. David Grubnic, 4.469 seconds, 324.44 mph
    vs. 16. John Smith, 4.772, 308.14
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.510, 329.02
    vs. 15. Scott Kalitta, 4.769, 296.18
3. Cory McClenathan, 4.545, 323.50
    vs. 14. Scott Weis, 4.756, 303.03
4. Doug Kalitta, 4.548, 325.85
    vs. 13. Bruce Litton, 4.703, 309.42
5. Doug Herbert, 4.564, 321.65
    vs. 12. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.701, 311.20
6. David Baca, 4.567, 324.51
    vs. 11. Brandon Bernstein, 4.680, 315.12
7. Darrell Russell, 4.570, 326.00
    vs. 10. Bob Vandergriff, 4.654, 312.13
8. Larry Dixon, 4.573, 323.43
    vs. 9. Clay Millican, 4.589, 309.98.

Funny Car
1. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.765, 329.83
    vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Pontiac Firebird, 5.297, 237.75
2. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.797, 324.20
    vs. 15. Ron Capps, Monte Carlo, 5.064, 277.20
3. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.806, 319.98
    vs. 14. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.977, 324.12
4. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.825, 321.88
    vs. 13. Jerry Toliver, Toyota Celica, 4.976, 322.27
5. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.828, 319.45
    vs. 12. Jim Head, Celica, 4.937, 294.95
6. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.828, 322.42
    vs. 11. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.927, 315.42
7. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.835, 323.04
    vs. 10. Tony Bartone, Chevy Camaro, 4.921, 304.25
8. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.835, 313.37
    vs. 9. John Force, Mustang, 4.894, 313.88.

Pro Stock
1. Larry Morgan, Dodge Stratus, 6.796, 203.80
    vs. 16. Steve Johns, Chevy Cavalier, 6.840, 202.76
2. Jason Line, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.802, 203.34
    vs. 15. JR Carr, Cavalier, 6.839, 201.58
3. Greg Anderson, Grand Am, 6.804, 203.00
    vs. 14. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.834, 201.58
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.806, 202.61
    vs. 13. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.832, 202.58
5. Darrell Alderman, Stratus, 6.816, 203.00
    vs. 12. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.832, 202.76
6. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.821, 203.40
    vs. 11. Troy Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.831, 202.27
7. Kenny Koretsky, Stratus, 6.821, 203.16
    vs. 10. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.829, 202.73
8. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.822, 202.94
    vs. 9. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.828, 203.12.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.121, 189.02
    vs. 16. Josh Helvie, Kawasaki, 7.258, 183.97
2. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.130, 191.16
    vs. 15. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.255, 187.50
3. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.135, 187.96
    vs. 14. Blaine Hale, Suzuki, 7.253, 187.55
4. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.150, 192.91
    vs. 13. Chip Hunter, Suzuki, 7.240, 189.73
5. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.161, 189.73
    vs. 12. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.236, 186.95
6. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.177, 190.24
    vs. 11. Tommy Grimes Jr, Suzuki, 7.234, 186.25
7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.193, 189.71
    vs. 10. Fred Collis, Suzuki, 7.217, 184.80
8. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.194, 187.39
    vs. 9. Matthew Smith, Suzuki, 7.203, 190.32.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Darrell Alderman , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Blaine Hale , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Fred Collis , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jerry Toliver , Josh Helvie , Chip Hunter , Eric Medlen , Bob Vandergriff , Tommy Grimes , GT Tonglet , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Steve J , Tommy Johnson Jr.