Commerce: First-round pairings

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 29th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, the sixth of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based...

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 29th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, the sixth of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs for each category listed after pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Spencer Massey, 3.820 seconds, 311.20 mph
    vs. 16. Troy Buff, 3.997, 259.91 2. Brandon Bernstein, 3.824, 315.64
    vs. 15. Bobby Lagana Jr., 3.976, 304.19 3. Morgan Lucas, 3.844, 310.70
    vs. 14. Joe Hartley, 3.959, 304.19 4. Tony Schumacher, 3.851, 309.98
    vs. 13. Terry McMillen, 3.958, 304.32 5. Antron Brown, 3.867, 311.99
    vs. 12. Clay Millican, 3.917, 311.92 6. Bob Vandergriff, 3.878, 314.39
    vs. 11. Terry Haddock, 3.915, 301.47 7. Larry Dixon, 3.881, 310.98
    vs. 10. Cory McClenathan, 3.901, 307.86 8. Shawn Langdon, 3.886, 305.98
    vs. 9. Doug Kalitta, 3.891, 310.41.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Todd Paton, 4.038, 285.05 18. Luigi Novelli, 4.180, 296.96 19. Chris Karamesines, broke.

Funny Car
1. Ashley Force Hood, Ford Mustang, 4.073, 310.05
    vs. 16. Del Worsham, Toyota Solara, 4.210, 298.34 2. John Force, Mustang, 4.100, 306.19
    vs. 15. Jerry Toliver, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.201, 299.13 3. Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.101, 299.26
    vs. 14. Mike Smith, Monte Carlo, 4.192, 297.75 4. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.104, 303.71
    vs. 13. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.160, 301.33 5. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.114, 303.84
    vs. 12. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.154, 303.23 6. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.120, 304.53
    vs. 11. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.148, 297.81 7. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.120, 304.05
    vs. 10. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.144, 299.86 8. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.125, 303.43
    vs. 9. Jim Head, Solara, 4.142, 300.66.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Andy Kelley, 4.401, 279.90.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GXP, 6.557, 210.93
    vs. 16. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.638, 209.10 2. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.565, 210.28
    vs. 15. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.629, 208.55 3. Jason Line, GXP, 6.570, 211.13
    vs. 14. Tom Hammonds, Cobalt, 6.625, 208.65 4. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.574, 209.69
    vs. 13. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.624, 208.94 5. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.578, 210.14
    vs. 12. V. Gaines, Dodge Stratus, 6.617, 208.26 6. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.581, 210.01
    vs. 11. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 6.616, 208.94 7. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.582, 209.85
    vs. 10. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.604, 209.14 8. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.598, 211.26
    vs. 9. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.599, 209.14.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Ronnie Humphrey, 6.640, 208.71 18. Justin Humphreys, 6.692, 207.66 19. Dave Northrop, 6.723, 207.62 20. Erica Enders, 6.731, 204.63 21. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.769, 204.01.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.877, 195.25
    vs. 16. Mike Berry, Buell, 7.081, 187.83 2. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.881, 195.05
    vs. 15. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 7.077, 188.78 3. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 6.890, 194.63
    vs. 14. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.003, 189.71 4. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.912, 193.24
    vs. 13. Angie McBride, Buell, 6.992, 188.44 5. Douglas Horne, Buell, 6.915, 193.57
    vs. 12. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.987, 195.08 6. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.924, 194.02
    vs. 11. Wesley Wells, Suzuki, 6.986, 191.21 7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.929, 194.52
    vs. 10. Matt Guidera, Buell, 6.963, 191.13 8. Junior Pippin, Buell, 6.938, 192.25
    vs. 9. Shawn Gann, Buell, 6.959, 190.27.

Did Not Qualify:
17. David Hope, 7.107, 187.96 18. Katie Sullivan, 7.120, 186.46 19. Ryan Schnitz, 7.139, 185.28 20. Darin McCurdy, 7.152, 186.92 21. Bailey Whitaker, 7.157, 185.56 22. Joe DeSantis, 7.200, 189.82 23. Redell Harris, 7.463, 180.00 24. James Surber, broke.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Cruz Pedregon , Todd Paton , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tom Hammonds , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Luigi Novelli , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Joe Hartley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Wesley Wells , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Dave Northrop , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Matt Guidera , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Justin Humphreys , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Rickie Jones , Darin McCurdy , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Katie Sullivan , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Shawn Langdon , Bailey Whitaker , James Surber , Mike Neff , Spencer Massey , Terry McMillen , Mike Smit