Dallas: First-round pairings

ENNIS, Texas -- First-round pairings for Sunday's professional eliminations Sunday at the 24th annual O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Full...

ENNIS, Texas -- First-round pairings for Sunday's professional eliminations Sunday at the 24th annual O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, and the second of six events in the Countdown to 1, NHRA's championship playoffs. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Larry Dixon, 3.833 seconds, 312.93 mph
    vs. 16. Mike Bowers, 4.018, 296.50
2. Morgan Lucas, 3.859, 313.58
    vs. 15. Mike Strasburg, 4.017, 304.05
3. Tony Schumacher, 3.860, 312.78
    vs. 14. T.J. Zizzo, 3.992, 307.16
4. Shawn Langdon, 3.872, 311.56
    vs. 13. Clay Millican, 3.984, 306.88
5. Cory McClenathan, 3.878, 315.86
    vs. 12. Doug Kalitta, 3.979, 308.28
6. Antron Brown, 3.878, 314.61
    vs. 11. Terry Haddock, 3.954, 304.46
7. Spencer Massey, 3.879, 307.16
    vs. 10. Bob Vandergriff, 3.931, 307.93
8. Brandon Bernstein, 3.889, 313.44
    vs. 9. Steve Torrence, 3.901, 310.20.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Urs Erbacher, 4.102, 294.18
18. Scott Palmer, 4.154, 270.05
19. Todd Simpson, 4.731, 209.33.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.109, 305.56
    vs. 16. Leif Helander, Chevy Camaro, 10.185, 89.49
2. John Force, Mustang, 4.149, 302.41
    vs. 15. Grant Downing, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.374, 255.63
3. Jerry Toliver, Monte Carlo, 4.163, 302.55
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Toyota Solara, 4.256, 292.27
4. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.173, 295.79
    vs. 13. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.246, 294.05
5. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.181, 298.40
    vs. 12. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.234, 294.43
6. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.188, 294.56
    vs. 11. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.228, 291.95
7. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.194, 296.44
    vs. 10. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.207, 294.75
8. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.204, 294.95
    vs. 9. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.207, 295.27.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.597, 209.88
    vs. 16. V. Gaines, Dodge Stratus, 6.700, 206.10
2. Jason Line, GXP, 6.611, 209.33
    vs. 15. Matt Hartford, Stratus, 6.697, 206.99
3. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cobalt, 6.614, 209.33
    vs. 14. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.695, 207.15
4. Tom Hammonds, Cobalt, 6.620, 208.17
    vs. 13. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.688, 207.94
5. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.628, 208.97
    vs. 12. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.660, 208.68
6. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.639, 208.52
    vs. 11. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.655, 207.94
7. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.639, 208.10
    vs. 10. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.653, 207.72
8. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.643, 208.49
    vs. 9. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.645, 208.17.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Mark Buehring, 8.928, 202.15.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.908, 192.55
    vs. 16. Redell Harris, Buell, 7.179, 183.24
2. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.912, 193.07
    vs. 15. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.127, 188.81
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.930, 191.95
    vs. 14. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.113, 183.72
4. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 6.944, 192.14
    vs. 13. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.094, 188.89
5. Douglas Horne, Buell, 6.966, 190.75
    vs. 12. Mike Berry, Buell, 7.092, 186.56
6. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.976, 194.60
    vs. 11. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.074, 187.50
7. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.997, 190.75
    vs. 10. David Hope, Buell, 7.068, 185.28
8. Shawn Gann, Buell, 7.014, 190.62
    vs. 9. Angie McBride, Buell, 7.049, 186.56.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Bailey Whitaker, 7.256, 183.34
18. Blaine Hale, 7.279, 184.40.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers 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 , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Blaine Hale , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tom Hammonds , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Grant Downing , Joe DeSantis , Urs Erbacher , Robert Hight , Matt Hagan , Steve Torrence , Matt Hartford , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , David Hope , Shawn Langdon , Bailey Whitaker , Mike Neff , Spencer Massey , Todd Simpson