Memphis: First-round pairings

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 19th annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 17th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing...

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 19th annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 17th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Rod Fuller, 4.575 seconds, 318.54 mph
    vs. 16. Bob Vandergriff, 4.762, 299.73
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.578, 321.35
    vs. 15. Clay Millican, 4.740, 309.98
3. Brandon Bernstein, 4.605, 324.05
    vs. 14. Doug Herbert, 4.711, 306.33
4. Melanie Troxel, 4.620, 318.32
    vs. 13. Hillary Will, 4.696, 310.27
5. Scott Palmer, 4.642, 308.92
    vs. 12. David Grubnic, 4.686, 310.34
6. Troy Buff, 4.650, 314.24
    vs. 11. Larry Dixon, 4.685, 310.20
7. Cory McClenathan, 4.655, 319.98
    vs. 10. Doug Kalitta, 4.678, 297.16
8. J.R. Todd, 4.656, 303.78
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.676, 308.57.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.849, 297.75
    vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 5.053, 297.88
2. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.862, 308.00
    vs. 15. Gary Densham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.021, 301.67
3. John Force, Mustang, 4.876, 303.43
    vs. 14. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.996, 289.45
4. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.887, 309.63
    vs. 13. Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.950, 292.90
5. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.899, 304.80
    vs. 12. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.948, 300.66
6. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.907, 305.08
    vs. 11. Whit Bazemore, Charger, 4.945, 309.13
7. Jim Head, Stratus, 4.923, 302.96
    vs. 10. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.943, 310.55
8. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.935, 302.69
    vs. 9. Mike Ashley, Stratus, 4.935, 303.50.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.742, 203.86
    vs. 16. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.793, 203.03
2. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.750, 204.29
    vs. 15. Dave Northrop, Dodge Stratus, 6.789, 203.00
3. Jason Line, GTO, 6.760, 203.77
    vs. 14. Tom Lee, Chevy Cobalt, 6.788, 203.40
4. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.765, 204.26
    vs. 13. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.788, 203.52
5. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.767, 203.22
    vs. 12. Tom Martino, GTO, 6.787, 203.03
6. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.768, 204.17
    vs. 11. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.783, 203.25
7. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.768, 203.55
    vs. 10. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.780, 203.55
8. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.770, 203.68
    vs. 9. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.771, 203.28.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Buell, 7.060, 188.02
    vs. 16. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.186, 184.57
2. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.083, 187.05
    vs. 15. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.183, 184.32
3. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.090, 187.50
    vs. 14. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.172, 185.74
4. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.091, 188.02
    vs. 13. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.171, 186.15
5. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.106, 186.12
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.170, 186.41
6. Tom Bradford, Buell, 7.127, 187.89
    vs. 11. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.160, 187.42
7. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.138, 186.79
    vs. 10. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.156, 184.32
8. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.148, 188.96
    vs. 9. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.151, 188.20.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Scott Palmer , Chris Rivas , Mike Ashley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Eric Medlen , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Dave Northrop , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Dave Howard , Rod Fuller , Tom Bradford , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Troy Buff , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.