Memphis: First-round pairings

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 21st annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 21st of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 21st annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 21st 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. Brandon Bernstein, 3.825 seconds, 313.88 mph
    vs. 16. Pat Dakin, 4.069, 294.05
2. Hillary Will, 3.826, 313.66
    vs. 15. Morgan Lucas, 4.001, 298.93
3. Doug Kalitta, 3.838, 311.20
    vs. 14. T.J. Zizzo, 3.972, 300.66
4. David Grubnic, 3.848, 311.13
    vs. 13. J.R. Todd, 3.968, 305.70
5. Doug Herbert, 3.853, 311.49
    vs. 12. Clay Millican, 3.911, 307.58
6. Tony Schumacher, 3.859, 310.84
    vs. 11. Rod Fuller, 3.909, 300.53
7. Bob Vandergriff, 3.861, 312.13
    vs. 10. Cory McClenathan, 3.873, 310.13
8. Larry Dixon, 3.865, 308.50
    vs. 9. Antron Brown, 3.871, 310.05.

Funny Car
1. Ashley Force, Ford Mustang, 4.079, 298.87
    vs. 16. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.197, 292.01
2. Jerry Toliver, Dodge Charger, 4.093, 301.40
    vs. 15. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.194, 288.89
3. John Force, Mustang, 4.105, 300.26
    vs. 14. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 4.167, 296.50
4. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.113, 297.42
    vs. 13. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.162, 295.79
5. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.113, 291.89
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.158, 292.77
6. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.117, 302.28
    vs. 11. Tim Wilkerson, Impala, 4.154, 300.40
7. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.122, 291.82
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.146, 291.76
8. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.131, 295.08
    vs. 9. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.138, 292.90.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Matt Hagan, 4.205, 287.47
18. Jim Head, 4.225, 287.05
19. Del Worsham, 4.232, 291.19
20. Tony Bartone, 4.248, 286.74.

Pro Stock
1. Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.591, 208.52
    vs. 16. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 6.673, 206.67
2. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cobalt, 6.599, 208.65
    vs. 15. Greg Stanfield, Pontiac GXP, 6.655, 207.05
3. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.610, 208.88
    vs. 14. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.653, 207.02
4. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.610, 208.68
    vs. 13. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.646, 206.73
5. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.618, 207.69
    vs. 12. Jason Line, GXP, 6.642, 207.72
6. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.625, 206.92
    vs. 11. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.633, 207.21
7. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.629, 207.78
    vs. 10. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.632, 207.18
8. Justin Humphreys, GXP, 6.629, 207.46
    vs. 9. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.631, 207.59.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Ron Krisher, 6.674, 207.02
18. Richie Stevens, 6.691, 206.76
19. Mark Hogan, 6.995, 197.51
20. John Nobile, 17.297, 54.86.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Chip Ellis, Suzuki, 6.910, 191.10
    vs. 16. GT Tonglet, 7.089, 185.97
2. Chris Rivas, Buell, 6.970, 187.50
    vs. 15. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.083, 184.25
3. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.987, 187.91
    vs. 14. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.071, 186.72
4. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.992, 189.66
    vs. 13. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.071, 187.26
5. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.996, 188.28
    vs. 12. Angie McBride, Buell, 7.061, 184.02
6. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.000, 188.38
    vs. 11. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 7.024, 185.61
7. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.002, 190.19
    vs. 10. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.024, 188.25
8. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.014, 188.12
    vs. 9. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.015, 192.47.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Matt Guidera, 7.143, 184.12
18. David Hope, 7.162, 184.32
19. Redell Harris, 7.264, 178.00
20. Shawn Gann, broke.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , 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 , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Matt Hagan , Angelle Sampey , Justin Humphreys , Dave Connolly , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Rickie Jones , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , David Hope , Pat Dakin , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr.