Gainesville: First-round pairings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 39th annual ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in ...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 39th annual ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Alan Bradshaw, 4.547 seconds, 306.95 mph
    vs. 16. Bruce Litton, 4.755, 309.84
2. David Grubnic, 4.555, 327.59
    vs. 15. Michael Gunderson, 4.743, 316.01
3. Rod Fuller, 4.555, 326.71
    vs. 14. Urs Erbacher, 4.678, 316.08
4. Antron Brown, 4.558, 327.51
    vs. 13. Doug Foley, 4.676, 325.85
5. Tony Schumacher, 4.579, 326.56
    vs. 12. J.R. Todd, 4.659, 318.99
6. Cory McClenathan, 4.581, 327.59
    vs. 11. Hillary Will, 4.624, 314.75
7. Brandon Bernstein, 4.586, 330.63
    vs. 10. Clay Millican, 4.624, 325.77
8. Larry Dixon, 4.612, 317.87
    vs. 9. Doug Herbert, 4.620, 318.09.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Morgan Lucas, 4.762, 313.15
18. Mitch King, 4.802, 302.82
19. Doug Kalitta, 4.865, 295.14
20. Luigi Novelli, 5.825, 177.58
21. Bob Vandergriff, 6.027, 182.28.

Funny Car
1. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.780, 326.40
    vs. 16. Jerry Toliver, Dodge Charger, 4.973, 291.26
2. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.816, 326.71
    vs. 15. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.953, 311.70
3. Tim Wilkerson, Impala, 4.820, 320.58
    vs. 14. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.944, 291.01
4. Cruz Pedregon, Impala, 4.841, 316.15
    vs. 13. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.936, 312.86
5. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.847, 325.77
    vs. 12. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.927, 319.45
6. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.847, 324.12
    vs. 11. Frank Hawley, Charger, 4.916, 319.60
7. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.863, 318.39
    vs. 10. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.903, 313.80
8. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.864, 319.45
    vs. 9. Scott Kalitta, Solara, 4.892, 325.37.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Bob Bode, 4.979, 290.26
18. Gary Scelzi, 5.014, 307.37
19. Terry Haddock, 5.187, 277.15
20. Tommy Johnson Jr., 5.226, 287.96
21. Mike Smith, 5.412, 191.97
22. Melanie Troxel, 5.854, 259.06
23. Tony Bartone, broke.

Pro Stock
1. Warren Johnson, Pontiac GXP, 6.665, 208.36
    vs. 16. Matt Hartford, Dodge Stratus, 6.743, 204.48
2. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.665, 207.27
    vs. 15. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.741, 205.01
3. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.680, 206.51
    vs. 14. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.721, 205.60
4. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GTO, 6.685, 205.57
    vs. 13. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.715, 205.41
5. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.687, 206.13
    vs. 12. Dave Northrop, GTO, 6.714, 204.76
6. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.689, 206.45
    vs. 11. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.713, 204.85
7. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.690, 205.72
    vs. 10. Justin Humphreys, GXP, 6.709, 205.19
8. Jason Line, GXP, 6.705, 206.89
    vs. 9. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 6.708, 205.60.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Vinnie Deceglie, 6.744, 203.89
18. Kenny Koretsky, 6.746, 204.45
19. Larry Morgan, 6.761, 205.13
20. Max Naylor, 6.761, 201.79
21. Tom Hammonds, 6.771, 205.60
22. Bill Glidden, 6.776, 204.35
23. Steve Spiess, 6.782, 204.26
24. John Nobile, 6.793, 204.98
25. Adam Flamholc, 6.807, 203.09
26. Bob Benza, 6.816, 202.45
27. Jimmy Alund, 6.824, 201.55
28. Richard Sundblom, 6.844, 202.09
29. Matt Scranton, 6.895, 199.70.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Guidera, Buell, 6.922, 192.85
    vs. 16. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.147, 186.54
2. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.972, 190.38
    vs. 15. Edward Murphy, Suzuki, 7.138, 184.40
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.982, 190.51
    vs. 14. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.136, 181.67
4. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.001, 190.97
    vs. 13. Michael Ray, Buell, 7.135, 184.45
5. Chip Ellis, Suzuki, 7.016, 187.70
    vs. 12. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.092, 187.76
6. Angie McBride, Buell, 7.024, 188.31
    vs. 11. Wes Wells, Suzuki, 7.088, 186.87
7. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 7.030, 186.82
    vs. 10. Paul Gast, Suzuki, 7.080, 187.39
8. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.035, 188.70
    vs. 9. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.041, 190.27.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Steve Johnson, 7.181, 191.05
18. Mike Berry, 7.226, 185.03
19. Craig Treble, 7.265, 189.60
20. Redell Harris, 7.265, 183.42
21. Darin McCurdy, 7.346, 182.26
22. Ryan Schnitz, 7.471, 177.16.

-credit: nhra

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Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Bob Benza , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Mitch King , Tom Hammonds , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Luigi Novelli , Chris Rivas , Alan Bradshaw , Michael Gunderson , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Doug Foley , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Dave Northrop , Chip Ellis , Urs Erbacher , Jimmy Alund , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Angelle Sampey , Justin Humphreys , Matt Scranton , Billy Glidden , Matt Hartford , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Michael Ray , Adam Flamholc , Rickie Jones , Frank Hawley , Paul Gast , Edward Murphy , Darin McCurdy , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr. , Mike Smit