Pomona: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. - Sunday's eliminations pairings for the 49th annual Kragen O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Results based on qualifying, which ended Saturday. The $1.8 million race is the first of 24 in the 2009 NHRA...

POMONA, Calif. - Sunday's eliminations pairings for the 49th annual Kragen O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Results based on qualifying, which ended Saturday. The $1.8 million race is the first of 24 in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.

TOP FUEL
1. Antron Brown, *3.708 seconds, no speed recorded
    vs. 16. Steve Faria, 4.854, 252.61 mph
2. Joe Hartley, *3.748, nsr
    vs. 15. Morgan Lucas, 4.548, 270.81
3. Cory McClenathan, 3.851, 313.66
    vs. 14. Shawn Langdon, 4.091, 307.79
4. Brandon Bernstein, 3.866, 317.42
    vs. 13. Andy Carter, 4.020, nsr
5. Tony Schumacher, 3.897, 311.99
    vs. 12. Del Cox, 4.020, nsr
6. Urs Erbacher, 3.915, 305.63
    vs. 11. Doug Kalitta, 4.016, nsr
7. David Baca, 3.920, nsr
    vs. 10. Steve Chrisman, 4.000, nsr
8. Spencer Massey, 3.968, nsr
    vs. 9. Mike Strasburg, 3.980, 305.01

Did Not Qualify:
17. Clay Millican, 5.142, 144.84
18. Larry Dixon, 6.326, 102.68.

*Due to a timing system error, these elapsed times will not be officially recorded.

FUNNY CAR
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.037 seconds, no speed recorded
    vs. 16. Jerry Toliver, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.061, 187.52 mph
2. Del Worsham, Toyota Solara, 4.038, nsr
    vs. 15. Bob Bode, Chevy Impala, 4.891, 244.65
3. Ashley Force Hood, Ford Mustang, 4.061, nsr
    vs. 14. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.345, 283.01
4. John Force, Mustang, 4.092, 304.39
    vs. 13. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.289, nsr
5. Bob Tasca, Mustang, 4.143, 301.20
    vs. 12. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.286, 304.12
6. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.164, 300.40
    vs. 11. Jim Head, Solara, 4.286, nsr
7. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.183, nsr
    vs. 10. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.222, nsr
8. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.197, 289.14
    vs. 9. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.205, 305.91

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 5.141, nsr
18. Terry Haddock, Stratus, 8.668, nsr.

PRO STOCK
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GXP, 6.588 seconds, 209.59 mph
    vs. 16. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.832, 172.17
2. Jason Line, GXP, 6.616, 209.43
    vs. 15. Rickie Jones, Dodge Stratus, 6.691, 206.26
3. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.625, 207.82
    vs. 14. Tom Hammonds, 6.682, 206.20
4. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.628, 208.59
    vs. 13. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.677, 207.08
5. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.629, 208.62
    vs. 12. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.665, 206.64
6. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.629, 208.23
    vs. 11. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.662, 207.69
7. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.642, 207.91
    vs. 10. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.661, 208.33
8. David Beckley, Stratus, 6.650, 206.61
    vs. 9. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.654, 206.32

Did Not Qualify:
17. Jerry Haas, Pontiac GTO, 6.854, 202.55
18. Bob Panella, Stratus, 7.202, 149.25
19. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 7.221, 148.79
20. Erica Enders, Ford Mustang, 11.959, 73.12
21. Frank Gugliotta, GXP, 23.129, 53.91
22. Gordie Rivera, GTO, 25.448, 31.85.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Baca , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tom Hammonds , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Joe Hartley , Bob Bode , Jerry Haas , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Gordie Rivera , Terry Haddock , Urs Erbacher , Andy Carter , Robert Hight , Matt Hagan , Rickie Jones , Mike Edwards , Steve Chrisman , Steve Spiess , Shawn Langdon , Steve Faria , Mike Neff , Spencer Massey , Frank Gugliotta