Pomona: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 48th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the first of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on...

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 48th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the first 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. Antron Brown, 4.495 seconds, 331.61 mph
    vs. 16. Urs Erbacher, 4.859, 310.05
2. Larry Dixon, 4.497, 325.14
    vs. 15. Troy Buff, 4.675, 291.51
3. Tony Schumacher, 4.513,331.77
    vs. 14. Doug Kalitta, 4.615, 319.67
4. Morgan Lucas, 4.514, 333.33
    vs. 13. Bob Vandergriff, 4.590, 311.56
5. Hillary Will, 4.521, 334.65
    vs. 12. J.R. Todd, 4.570, 327.74
6.Alan Bradshaw, 4.524, 306.40
    vs. 11. Doug Herbert, 4.545, 327.98
7. David Grubnic, 4.530, 318.62
    vs. 10. Rod Fuller, 4.539, 327.51
8. Cory McClenathan, 4.532, 330.23
    vs. 9. Brandon Bernstein, 4.533, 330.31.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Steven Chrisman, 4.932, 291.51.

Funny Car
1. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Impala, 4.790, 325.22
    vs. 16. Gary Densham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.866, 316.75
2. Jerry Toliver, Dodge Charger, 4.790, 320.51
    vs. 15. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.864, 295.72
3. Melanie Troxel, Dodge Dodge RT, 4.810, 327.90
    vs. 14. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, 4.845, 321.42
4. Scott Kalitta, Toyota Solara, 4.818, 322.65
    vs. 13. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.845, 322.27
5. John Force, Mustang, 4.823, 321.88
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.845, 325.45
6. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.828, 309.77
    vs. 11. Bob Bode, Monte Carlo, 4.841, 316.01
7. Cruz Pedregon, Impala, 4.830, 321.27
    vs. 10. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.840, 321.65
8. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.836, 325.30
    vs. 9. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.837, 319.14.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Jim Head, 4.875, 325.06
18. Mike Ashley, 4.899, 323.66
19. Tommy Johnson Jr., 4.917, 313.51
20. Terry Haddock, 5.267, 206.04
21. James Day, 5.447, 218.55
22. Tony Bartone, 5.679, 174.10
23. Del Worsham, 7.733, 317.79.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GXP, 6.629, 209.39
    vs. 16. Johnny Gray, Dodge Status, 6.718, 205.79
2. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cobalt, 6.644, 208.23
    vs. 15. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.715, 206.67
3. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.644, 208.62
    vs. 14. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GTO, 6.711, 206.51
4. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.652, 209.04
    vs. 13. Kenny Koretsky, Cobalt, 6.704, 206.32
5.Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.652, 208.30
    vs. 12. Matt Hartford, Status, 6.695, 206.48
6. Jason Line, GTO, 6.656, 208.81
    vs. 11. Bill Glidden, GTO, 6.694, 206.92
7. Justin Humphreys, GTO, 6.660, 207.94
    vs. 10. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.684, 206.61
8. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.661, 207.85
    vs. 9. Max Naylor, Stratus, 6.671, 206.92.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tom Hammonds, 6.721, 207.37
18. Larry Morgan, 6.725, 205.63
19. Vinnie Deceglie, 6.737, 205.38
20. Ben Watson, 6.737, 204.76
21. Jim Yates, 6.745, 204.91
22. Gordie Rivera, 6.770, 205.29.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , 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 , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Tom Hammonds , Ben Watson , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Alan Bradshaw , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Mike Ashley , Bob Bode , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Gordie Rivera , Terry Haddock , Urs Erbacher , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Troy Buff , Justin Humphreys , Billy Glidden , James Day , Matt Hartford , Bob Tasca III , Mike Edwards , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr.