Memphis: First-round pairings

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 20th annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 20th of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 20th annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 20th of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.564 seconds, 325.45 mph
    vs. 16. Doug Foley, 4.925, 213.16
2. Brandon Bernstein, 4.566, 327.35
    vs. 15. Hillary Will, 4.648, 318.24
3. Larry Dixon, 4.568, 318.77
    vs. 14. David Grubnic, 4.624, 318.17
4. Whit Bazemore, 4.568, 320.13
    vs. 13. Clay Millican, 4.612, 326.16
5. Doug Herbert, 4.569, 320.20
    vs. 12. Doug Kalitta, 4.608, 322.42
6. Melanie Troxel, 4.575, 323.89
    vs. 11. Bob Vandergriff, 4.589, 317.12
7. Morgan Lucas, 4.582, 323.66
    vs. 10. J.R. Todd, 4.587, 316.52
8. Rod Fuller, 4.583, 321.81
    vs. 9. Cory McClenathan, 4.585, 321.42.

Did Not Qualify: 17. Luigi Novelli, 6.078, 157.21.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.762, 320.36
    vs. 16. Jeff Arend, Chevy Impala, 4.915, 309.84
2. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.810, 316.38
    vs. 15. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.915, 314.46
3. Tommy Johnson Jr., Impala, 4.812, 314.39
    vs. 14. Kenny Bernstein, Dodge Charger, 4.897, 309.98
4. John Force, Mustang, 4.818, 317.05
    vs. 13. Cruz Pedregon, Impala, 4.890, 305.98
5. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.832, 313.73
    vs. 12. Jerry Toliver, Toyota Solara, 4.887, 304.80
6. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.840, 316.38
    vs. 11. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.869, 315.34
7. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.849, 309.06
    vs. 10. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.867, 315.34
8. Scott Kalitta, Solara, 4.852, 311.85
    vs. 9. Tony Bartone, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.855, 315.12.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Jim Head, 4.916, 319.37
18. Mike Ashley, 4.916, 311.13
19. Tim Wilkerson, 4.930, 311.49.

Pro Stock
1. Max Naylor, Dodge Stratus, 6.594, 207.37
    vs. 16. Greg Stanfield, Pontiac GTO, 6.655, 207.69
2. Jason Line, GTO, 6.596, 208.68
    vs. 15. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.654, 207.91
3. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.598, 209.17
    vs. 14. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.646, 207.62
4. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.601, 208.23
    vs. 13. Craig Hankinson, GTO, 6.646, 207.46
5. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.605, 207.91
    vs. 12. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.640, 207.98
6. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.607, 208.07
    vs. 11. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.637, 207.66
7. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.619, 207.98
    vs. 10. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.632, 207.88
8. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.625, 208.04
    vs. 9. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.626, 207.56.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Dave Northrop, 6.678, 207.30
18. Steve Schmidt, 6.691, 206.04
19. Ben Watson, 6.699, 204.88
20. Bill Glidden, 6.704, 205.54
21. Tom Hammonds, 6.719, 205.29
22. Kenny Koretsky, 6.726, 206.07
23. Justin Humphreys, 6.762, 203.92
24. Todd Hoerner, 6.895, 202.15.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.892, 193.21
    vs. 16. Barry Henson, Suzuki, 7.115, 187.86
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.915, 192.99
    vs. 15. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.065, 188.20
3. Peggy Llewellyn, Buell, 6.955, 191.35
    vs. 14. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.043, 190.08
4. Chris Rivas, Buell, 6.956, 190.70
    vs. 13. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.029, 191.00
5. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 6.958, 191.76
    vs. 12. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.015, 190.11
6. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.961, 191.40
    vs. 11. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.002, 189.39
7. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 6.965, 191.57
    vs. 10. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.996, 189.90
8. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.989, 192.49
    vs. 9. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 6.996, 192.49.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Michael Phillips, 7.133, 187.63
18. Shawn Gann, 7.160, 187.60
19. Joe DeSantis, 7.180, 187.76
20. Jim Randolph, 7.192, 188.94
21. Michael Ray, 7.302, 177.95.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kenny Bernstein , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Peggy Llewellyn , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Tom Hammonds , Geno Scali , Ben Watson , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Luigi Novelli , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Steve Schmidt , Mike Ashley , Andrew Hines , Doug Foley , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Dave Northrop , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Angelle Sampey , Justin Humphreys , Dave Connolly , Billy Glidden , Craig Hankinson , Michael Ray , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Todd Hoerner