Indianapolis: First-round pairings

CLERMONT, Ind. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Monday for the 50th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park, the 18th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

CLERMONT, Ind. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Monday for the 50th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park, the 18th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Sunday.

Top Fuel
1. Doug Kalitta, 4.544 seconds, 320.51 mph
    vs. 16. Bruce Litton, 4.741, 308.43
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.567, 322.19
    vs. 15. Mike Strasburg, 4.728, 296.89
3. Scott Kalitta, 4.573, 318.99
    vs. 14. Andrew Cowin, 4.721, 311.85
4. Doug Herbert, 4.574, 318.09
    vs. 13. T.J. Zizzo, 4.704, 310.20
5. Larry Dixon, 4.575, 318.24
    vs. 12. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.694, 309.27
6. Brandon Bernstein, 4.593, 324.51
    vs. 11. Brady Kalivoda, 4.686, 316.75
7. Cory McClenathan, 4.607, 324.28
    vs. 10. Morgan Lucas, 4.644, 313.22
8. Clay Millican, 4.618, 312.21
    vs. 9. David Grubnic, 4.632, 314.46.

Funny Car
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.749, 323.12
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Toyota Celica, 4.933, 311.63
2. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.782, 322.81
    vs. 15. Tony Bartone, Pontiac Firebird, 4.919, 300.40
3. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.823, 317.19
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Chevy Corvette, 4.911, 310.13
4. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.844, 315.93
    vs. 13. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.900, 312.64
5. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.857, 314.68
    vs. 12. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.898, 315.56
6. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.860, 315.56
    vs. 11. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.879, 316.60
7. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.861, 316.45
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Monte Carlo, 4.878, 316.97
8. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 4.862, 305.98
    vs. 9. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.870, 319.75.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.794, 202.27
    vs. 16. Steve Schmidt, Chevy Cavalier, 6.840, 201.40
2. Larry Morgan, Dodge Stratus, 6.796, 202.76
    vs. 15. Mike Corvo Jr., Stratus, 6.838, 201.40
3. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.803, 201.88
    vs. 14. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.838, 201.76
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.805, 202.76
    vs. 13. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.832, 201.16
5. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.810, 202.12
    vs. 12. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.830, 201.67
6. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.812, 202.36
    vs. 11. Greg Stanfield, Cavalier, 6.827, 201.46
7. Kenny Koretsky, Stratus, 6.812, 202.09
    vs. 10. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.827, 201.91
8. Steve Johns, Cavalier, 6.818, 202.03
    vs. 9. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.824, 202.24.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Chip Ellis, 7.115, 186.85
    vs. 16. Kurt Matte, Suzuki, 7.264, 184.25
2. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.165, 186.90
    vs. 15. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.257, 184.37
3. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.175, 184.70
    vs. 14. Josh Helvie, Kawasaki, 7.250, 179.52
4. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.191, 186.92
    vs. 13. Chip Hunter, Suzuki, 7.249, 184.57
5. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.194, 186.10
    vs. 12. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.242, 184.25
6. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 7.206, 183.89
    vs. 11. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.236, 185.23
7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.208, 185.41
    vs. 10. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.233, 183.67
8. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.212, 186.15
    vs. 9. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.218, 184.62.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Andrew Cowin , Larry Morgan , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Mike Corvo Jr. , Steve Schmidt , Rickie Smith , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Josh Helvie , Chip Hunter , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Brady Kalivoda , Chris Bostick , Chip Ellis , Kurt Matte , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Steve J , Tommy Johnson Jr.