Dallas: First-round pairings

ENNIS, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 25th annual O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex, the 20th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag...

ENNIS, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 25th annual O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex, the 20th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the third of six races in the Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Larry Dixon, 3.793 seconds, 320.05 mph
    vs. 16. Scott Palmer, 4.096, 256.99
2. Tony Schumacher, 3.799, 321.65
    vs. 15. Mike Strasburg, 4.059, 298.21
3. Cory McClenathan, 3.805, 321.58
    vs. 14. Morgan Lucas, 3.987, 302.89
4. Antron Brown, 3.812, 321.42
    vs. 13. Chris Karamesines, 3.983, 303.57
5. Brandon Bernstein, 3.838, 313.88
    vs. 12. Terry McMillen, 3.947, 305.77
6. Doug Kalitta, 3.847, 316.52
    vs. 11. Troy Buff, 3.934, 299.46
7. Steve Torrence, 3.901, 308.71
    vs. 10. David Grubnic, 3.933, 308.78
8. Bob Vandergriff, 3.902, 308.43
    vs. 9. Shawn Langdon, 3.902, 306.95.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Mike Bowers, 4.417, 271.52
18. Terry Haddock, 6.138, 113.01.

Funny Car
1. Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, 4.079, 305.77
    vs. 16. Dale Creasy Jr., Chevy Impala SS, 5.835, 247.88
2. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.100, 307.72
    vs. 15. Todd Simpson, Chevy Camaro, 4.362, 271.84
3. Jeff Arend, Toyota Solara, 4.121, 305.56
    vs. 14. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.291, 295.72
4. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.126, 302.89
    vs. 13. Tony Pedregon, Impala SS, 4.263, 251.86
5. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.129, 300.40
    vs. 12. Del Worsham, Toyota Camry, 4.249, 277.43
6. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.129, 299.26
    vs. 11. Paul Lee, Impala SS, 4.205, 292.71
7. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.132, 305.01
    vs. 10. Jim Head, Solara, 4.194, 299.33
8. John Force, Mustang, 4.170, 294.63
    vs. 9. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.183, 287.66.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Jeff Diehl, 7.146, 163.83
18. Melanie Troxel, 8.840, 135.40.

Pro Stock
1. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.611, 209.04
    vs. 16. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cobalt, 6.687, 207.40
2. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.619, 208.42
    vs. 15. Richie Stevens, GXP, 6.672, 206.92
3. Jason Line, GXP, 6.634, 208.30
    vs. 14. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.672, 207.43
4. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.638, 207.34
    vs. 13. V. Gaines, Avenger, 6.662, 207.62
5. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.644, 207.59
    vs. 12. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.661, 207.40
6. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.649, 206.92
    vs. 11. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.661, 207.24
7. Kurt Johnson, GXP, 6.650, 208.04
    vs. 10. Ron Krisher, GXP, 6.658, 207.72
8. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.652, 208.20
    vs. 9. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.654, 208.33.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Bob Yonke, 6.703, 205.57
18. Erica Enders, 6.718, 205.04
19. Mark Hogan, 6.749, 204.26
20. Mark Buehring, 6.758, 202.85
21. Steve Kalkowski, broke.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.923, 190.89
    vs. 14. Redell Harris, Buell, 7.242, 186.77
2. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.924, 195.03
    vs. 13. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.100, 190.48
3. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.953, 192.41
    vs. 12. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.034, 191.87
4. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.958, 193.24
    vs. 11. Angie Smith, Buell, 7.024, 188.20
5. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.959, 191.87
    vs. 10. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.005, 193.13
6. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.963, 191.84
    vs. 9. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.997, 191.65
7. David Hope, Buell, 6.981, 190.43
    vs. 8. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.988, 188.62.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , 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 , Dale Creasy Jr. , David Grubnic , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Robert Hight , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Bob Tasca III , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Angie Smith , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Steve Kalkowski , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Jim Underdahl , Terry McMillen , Todd Simpson