Pomona: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 45th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Pomona Raceway, the first of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on...

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 45th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Pomona Raceway, the first of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.447 seconds, 334.65 mph
    vs. 16. Andrew Cowin, 4.597, 271.35
2. David Grubnic, 4.464, 329.34
    vs. 15. Rod Fuller, 4.593, 318.99
3. Scott Kalitta, 4.470, 329.99
    vs. 14. Scott Weis, 4.586, 310.13
4. Morgan Lucas, 4.474, 326.40
    vs. 13. John Smith, 4.582, 316.30
5. Brandon Bernstein, 4.477, 330.15
    vs. 12. Brady Kalivoda, 4.573, 323.43
6. Larry Dixon, 4.481, 328.78
    vs. 11. Cory McClenathan, 4.521, 327.59
7. Doug Kalitta, 4.498, 332.02
    vs. 10. Clay Millican, 4.519, 329.91
8. David Baca, 4.502, 329.42
    vs. 9. Doug Herbert, 4.503, 328.06.

Funny Car
1. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.681, 323.35


    vs. 16. Terry Haddock, Chevy Camaro, 5.357, 240.00
2. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.697, 329.26
    vs. 15. Jim Head, Toyota Celica, 5.243, 262.54; 3. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.722, 328.54
    vs. 14. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 5.146, 252.43
4. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.754, 327.19
    vs. 13. Bob Gilbertson, Monte Carlo, 4.950, 307.23
5. Frank Pedregon, Dodge Stratus, 4.754, 314.75
    vs. 12. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.867, 320.28
6. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.768, 328.70
    vs. 11. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.799, 313.22
7. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.768, 323.74
    vs. 10. Jeff Arend, Pontiac Firebird, 4.797, 312.71
8. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.785, 320.97
    vs. 9. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.794, 317.72.

Pro Stock
1. Jim Yates, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.699, 205.16
    vs. 16. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.761, 203.65
2. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cavalier, 6.708, 206.35
    vs. 15. Kenny Koretsky, Dodge Stratus, 6.761, 204.54
3. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.718, 205.22
    vs. 14. Greg Stanfield, Cavalier, 6.753, 205.07
4. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.722, 205.35
    vs. 13. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.751, 204.14
5. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.722, 204.60
    vs. 12. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.743, 205.72
6. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.725, 204.32
    vs. 11. Ben Watson, Cavalier, 6.742, 203.46
7. Greg Anderson, Grand Am, 6.728, 205.01
    vs. 10. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.740, 204.82
8. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.729, 205.13
    vs. 9. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.730, 205.66.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Baca , David Grubnic , Cruz Pedregon , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Bruce Allen , Ben Watson , Kenny Koretsky , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Eric Medlen , Terry Haddock , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.