Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 40th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 40th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Doug Kalitta, 4.472 seconds, 332.02 mph
    vs. 16. Andrew Cowin, 4.640, 314.97
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.485, 327.11
    vs. 15. John Smith, 4.615, 308.99
3. David Baca, 4.487, 327.43
    vs. 14. Doug Herbert, 4.606, 315.64
4. Scott Kalitta, 4.509, 328.54
    vs. 13. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.602, 320.43
5. Brandon Bernstein, 4.517, 331.77
    vs. 12. Scott Weis, 4.600, 321.12
6. Clay Millican, 4.521, 326.16
    vs. 11. Cory McClenathan, 4.598, 319.22
7. David Grubnic, 4.522, 330.31
    vs. 10. Brady Kalivoda, 4.594, 322.19
8. Larry Dixon, 4.534, 326.16
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.546, 320.66.

Funny Car
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.698, 329.18
    vs. 16. Tony Bartone, Chevy Camaro, 4.854, 310.55
2. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.706, 329.75
    vs. 15. Jim Head, Toyota Celica, 4.849, 313.07
3. Del Worsham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.728, 329.67
    vs. 14. Johnny Gray, Dodge Stratus, 4.837, 324.05
4. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.728, 327.03
    vs. 13. Bob Bode, Pontiac Firebird, 4.829, 307.44
5. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.734, 321.12
    vs. 12. Ron Capps, Monte Carlo, 4.791, 318.92
6. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.759, 327.11
    vs. 11. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.772, 324.51
7. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.759, 326.79
    vs. 10. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.769, 326.95
8. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.764, 321.04
    vs. 9. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.764, 318.02.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.705, 205.94
    vs. 16. Jerry Haas, Chevy Cavalier, 6.770, 204.39
2. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.715, 205.57
    vs. 15. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.766, 204.08
3. Steve Johns, Cavalier, 6.720, 205.16
    vs. 14. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.758, 203.89
4. Larry Morgan, Dodge Stratus, 6.725, 206.16
    vs. 13. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.756, 204.91
5. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.728, 204.76
    vs. 12. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.755, 205.47
6. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.739, 205.19
    vs. 11. Fernando Cuadra, Cavalier, 6.753, 205.26
7. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.741, 204.91
    vs. 10. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.744, 205.35
8. Kenny Koretsky, Stratus, 6.742, 205.26
    vs. 9. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.742, 204.51.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.024, 188.38
    vs. 16. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.204, 184.47
2. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.091, 188.65
    vs. 15. Blaine Hale, Suzuki, 7.199, 190.40
3. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.092, 191.57
    vs. 14. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.195, 185.28
4. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.111, 186.85
    vs. 13. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.185, 185.84
5. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.115, 194.66
    vs. 12. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.184, 185.23
6. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.131, 191.59
    vs. 11. Kurt Matte, Suzuki, 7.179, 186.05
7. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.137, 187.26
    vs. 10. Chip Hunter, Suzuki, 7.167, 186.18
8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.142, 186.51
    vs. 9. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.162, 188.33.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , David Baca , Blaine Hale , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Scott Kalitta , Geno Scali , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Johnny Gray , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Matthew Smith , Jerry Haas , Fernando Cuadra , Michael Phillips , Chip Hunter , Eric Medlen , Chip Ellis , Kurt Matte , Joe DeSantis , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.