Phoenix: First-round pairings

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Sunday's first-round pairings for professional eliminations at the 26th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway, the second of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Sunday's first-round pairings for professional eliminations at the 26th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway, the second of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 3.818 seconds, 317.05 mph
    vs. 16. Andy Carter, 8.687, 72.00
2. Doug Kalitta, 3.825, 317.05
    vs. 15. Chris Karamesines, 4.098, 261.12
3. Larry Dixon, 3.837, 317.57
    vs. 14. Steven Chrisman, 4.048, 287.29
4. Antron Brown, 3.838, 315.34
    vs. 13. Troy Buff, 3.987, 282.60
5. Cory McClenathan, 3.841, 310.63
    vs. 12. Mike Strasburg, 3.975, 301.60
6. Shawn Langdon, 3.857, 315.12
    vs. 11. Morgan Lucas, 3.935, 297.55
7. Brandon Bernstein, 3.863, 312.57
    vs. 10. David Grubnic, 3.933, 309.63
8. Steve Torrence, 3.871, 308.92
    vs. 9. Terry McMillen, 3.896, 303.43.

Funny Car
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.063, 308.78
    vs. 16. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.364, 286.44
2. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.068, 311.34
    vs. 15. Paul Lee, Chevy Impala SS, 4.238, 298.34
3. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.084, 305.56
    vs. 14. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.211, 303.23
4. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.094, 302.96
    vs. 13. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.200, 298.67
5. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.119, 298.40
    vs. 12. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.187, 285.77
6. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.120, 305.22
    vs. 11. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.178, 290.69
7. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.133, 307.30
    vs. 10. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.160, 301.20
8. Jim Head, Solara, 4.145, 302.89
    vs. 9. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.150, 303.37.

Did Not Qualify
17. Jeff Diehl, 7.930, 276.52
18. Terry Haddock, broke.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.609, 209.46
    vs. 16. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.668, 206.76
2. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.627, 208.07
    vs. 15. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.668, 207.11
3. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.632, 208.04
    vs. 14. Vinnie Deceglie, Dodge Avenger, 6.666, 207.21
4. Allen Johnson, Avenger, 6.635, 208.88
    vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.663, 207.53
5. Jason Line, GXP, 6.638, 209.20
    vs. 12. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.662, 207.85
6. Bob Yonke, GXP, 6.639, 208.20
    vs. 11. Rickie Jones, GXP, 6.660, 206.57
7. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.641, 208.94
    vs. 10. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.660, 208.17
8. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.647, 208.20
    vs. 9. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.652, 208.39.

Did Not Qualify
17. Danny Gruninger, 6.683, 205.69
18. Johnny Gray, 6.684, 206.29
19. Steve Spiess, 6.703, 206.16
20. V. Gaines, 12.492, 206.39
21. Justin Humphreys, 14.960, 206.99
22. John Nobile, broke
23. Gordie Rivera, broke.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Rodger Brogdon , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Gordie Rivera , Terry Haddock , Andy Carter , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Justin Humphreys , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Danny Gruninger , Terry McMillen