Madison: First-round pairings

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Seventh annual Sears Craftsman NHRA Nationals at Gateway International Raceway, the 12th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings...

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Seventh annual Sears Craftsman NHRA Nationals at Gateway International Raceway, the 12th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Kenny Bernstein, 4.596 seconds, 323.12 mph
    vs. 16. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.813, 303.37
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.631, 307.30
    vs. 15. Melanie Troxel, 4.791, 290.63
3. Larry Dixon, 4.657, 319.29
    vs. 14. Tony Schumacher, 4.779, 269.62
4. Cory McClenathan, 4.664, 307.65
    vs. 13. Mike Smith, 4.754, 305.84
5. Jim Head, 4.667, 315.34
    vs. 12. Scott Weis, 4.750, 306.12
6. Darrell Russell, 4.689, 316.82
    vs. 11. David Grubnic, 4.747, 301.20
7. Doug Herbert, 4.696, 313.37
    vs. 10. David Baca, 4.738, 305.98
8. Paul Romine, 4.710, 258.02
    vs. 9. John Smith, 4.735, 303.37.

Funny Car
1. Gary Densham, Ford Mustang, 4.858, 316.97
    vs. 16. Del Worsham, Pontiac Firebird, 5.088, 296.05
2. Dean Skuza, Firebird, 4.893, 308.85
    vs. 15. Arnie Karp, Firebird, 5.056, 289.63
3. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.895, 314.97
    vs. 14. Dale Creasy Jr., Firebird, 5.052, 295.21
4. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 4.898, 313.80
    vs. 13. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.995, 294.95
5. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.901, 314.31
    vs. 12. Ron Capps, Chevy Camaro, 4.964, 305.84
6. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 4.908, 313.22
    vs. 11. Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro, 4.962, 305.49
7. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.913, 316.01
    vs. 10. John Force, Mustang, 4.959, 297.22
8. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 4.942, 301.40
    vs. 9. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.955, 302.01.

Pro Stock
1. Warren Johnson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.808, 202.12
    vs. 16. Greg Stanfield, Dodge Neon, 6.859, 201.37
2. Greg Anderson, Grand Am, 6.815, 202.85
    vs. 15. Darrell Alderman, Dodge Stratus, 6.855, 201.13
3. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cavalier, 6.821, 202.06
    vs. 14. Terry Adams, Cavalier, 6.854, 201.61
4. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.825, 201.46
    vs. 13. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.854, 202.24
5. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.829, 201.16
    vs. 12. Larry Morgan, Neon, 6.853, 201.13
6. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.830, 201.61
    vs. 11. Steve Schmidt, Cavalier, 6.853, 201.52
7. Scott Geoffrion, Ford Escort, 6.839, 202.03
    vs. 10. Taylor Lastor, Cavalier, 6.849, 201.25
8. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.842, 201.25
    vs. 9. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.843, 201.28.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.136, 187.31
    vs. 16. Tommy Grimes Jr, Suzuki, 7.261, 188.36
2. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.144, 186.20
    vs. 15. Blaine Hale, Suzuki, 7.260, 186.92
3. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.149, 187.57
    vs. 14. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.243, 182.95
4. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.151, 186.10
    vs. 13. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.241, 183.17
5. Fred Collis, Suzuki, 7.161, 185.66
    vs. 12. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.237, 183.49
6. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.180, 191.97
    vs. 11. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.217, 183.42
7. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.199, 187.31
    vs. 10. Sean Conner, Suzuki, 7.215, 184.93
8. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.212, 187.39
    vs. 9. John G. Smith, Kawasaki, 7.213, 185.56.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Paul Romine , Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Darrell Alderman , Kenny Bernstein , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Blaine Hale , Dale Creasy Jr. , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Scott Geoffrion , Melanie Troxel , Terry Adams , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Arnie Karp , Fred Collis , Steve Schmidt , Andrew Hines , Tommy Grimes , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr. , Mike Smit