Gainesville: First-round pairings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 35th annual MAC Tools NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 35th annual MAC Tools NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third 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, 4.623 seconds, 311.74 mph
    vs. 16. Cory McClenathan, 4.893, 286.16
2. Brandon Bernstein, 4.634, 310.98
    vs. 15. Scott Weis, 4.887, 291.73
3. Tony Schumacher, 4.636, 307.27
    vs. 14. John Smith, 4.834, 282.84
4. Darrell Russell, 4.637, 317.57
    vs. 13. Marshall Topping, 4.832, 282.57
5. Larry Dixon, 4.668, 306.33
    vs. 12. Doug Kalitta, 4.792, 303.74
6. Doug Herbert, 4.725, 302.21
    vs. 11. Tim Cullinan, 4.786, 300.70
7. Scott Kalitta, 4.744, 306.64
    vs. 10. Bruce Litton, 4.781, 292.30
8. David Baca, 4.753, 302.82
    vs. 9. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.774, 297.81.

Funny Car
1. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.906, 300.00
    vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Pontiac Firebird, 5.378, 229.94
2. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.909, 298.21
    vs. 15. Cory Lee, Firebird, 5.110, 292.49
3. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.930, 296.15
    vs. 14. Jerry Toliver, Toyota Celica, 5.101, 281.42
4. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.931, 306.85
    vs. 13. Tony Bartone, Firebird, 5.083, 285.44
5. John Force, Mustang, 4.951, 301.30
    vs. 12. Ron Capps, Monte Carlo, 5.052, 293.73
6. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.976, 297.71
    vs. 11. Del Worsham, Firebird, 5.036, 293.82
7. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 5.003, 302.72
    vs. 10. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Camaro, 5.025, 302.41
8. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 5.012, 294.21
    vs. 9. Phil Burkart, Firebird, 5.021, 299.10.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.763, 204.31
    vs. 16. Steve Schmidt, Chevy Cavalier, 6.814, 203.34
2. Larry Morgan, Dodge Stratus, 6.764, 204.03
    vs. 15. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.812, 202.93
3. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.768, 204.26
    vs. 14. Barry Grant, Cavalier, 6.811, 203.06
4. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.776, 204.54
    vs. 13. Kenny Koretsky, Stratus, 6.810, 203.66
5. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.777, 204.59
    vs. 12. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.807, 203.85
6. Mark Whisnant, Cavalier, 6.795, 204.08
    vs. 11. Darrell Alderman, Dodge Stratus R/T, 6.806, 203.57
7. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.798, 204.96
    vs. 10. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.803, 203.66
8. Jerry Haas, Cavalier, 6.802, 204.68
    vs. 9. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.802, 203.98.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.097, 189.43
    vs. 16. Josh Helvie, Kawasaki, 7.280, 184.80
2. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.104, 192.80
    vs. 15. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.268, 183.78
3. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.141, 188.16
    vs. 14. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 7.252, 183.37
4. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.173, 187.11
    vs. 13. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.249, 184.53
5. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.182, 187.34
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.241, 185.64
6. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.186, 190.07
    vs. 11. Chip Hunter, Suzuki, 7.222, 186.72
7. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.198, 190.51
    vs. 10. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.221, 186.64
8. Angie McBride, Suzuki, 7.217, 182.29
    vs. 9. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.218, 187.93.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Jeg 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 , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , 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 , Barry Grant , Jason Line , Steve Schmidt , Rickie Smith , Andrew Hines , Mark Whisnant , Cory Lee , Jerry Haas , Michael Phillips , Jerry Toliver , Josh Helvie , Chip Hunter , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chris Bostick , Joe DeSantis , Angie McBride , Mike Edwards , Tim Cullinan , Tommy Johnson Jr.