Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 46th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 46th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final 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, 3.794 seconds, 322.88 mph
    vs. 16. Dom Lagana, 3.939, 308.85
2. Larry Dixon, 3.813, 318.39
    vs. 15. Mike Strasburg, 3.932, 309.20
3. Doug Kalitta, 3.822, 320.28
    vs. 14. David Grubnic, 3.928, 298.60
4. Morgan Lucas, 3.829, 317.49
    vs. 13. Bob Vandergriff, 3.927, 308.43
5. Cory McClenathan, 3.848, 318.32
    vs. 12. T.J. Zizzo, 3.918, 310.77
6. Shawn Langdon, 3.849, 316.01
    vs. 11. Ron August, 3.915, 313.44
7. Brandon Bernstein, 3.851, 314.83
    vs. 10. Terry McMillen, 3.897, 306.05
8. Antron Brown, 3.858, 317.49
    vs. 9. Steve Torrence, 3.860, 312.06.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Troy Buff, 3.953, 301.40
18. Chris Karamesines, 3.987, 303.23
19. Scott Palmer, 3.991, 292.52
20. Tim Cullinan, 4.012, 295.46
21. Mark Mariani, 4.057, 286.01
22. Steven Chrisman, 4.246, 226.70
23. Stig Neergaard, 4.253, 224.62
24. Joran Persaker, 9.329, 225.67
25. Lex Joon, broke
26. Steve Faria, broke.

Funny Car
1. Ashley Force Hood, Ford Mustang, 4.076, 309.98
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.352, 219.08
2. John Force, Mustang, 4.077, 310.34
    vs. 15. Gary Densham, Dodge Charger, 4.243, 293.66
3. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.080, 312.35
    vs. 14. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.239, 290.07
4. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.094, 301.67
    vs. 13. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.190, 290.38
5. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.100, 307.37
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala SS, 4.179, 296.57
6. Del Worsham, Toyota Camry, 4.114, 307.93
    vs. 11. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.176, 290.32
7. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.119, 307.30
    vs. 10. Bob Bode, Impala SS, 4.153, 293.66
8. Paul Lee, Impala SS, 4.143, 304.67
    vs. 9. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.153, 294.88.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Grant Downing, 4.385, 277.37
18. Tim Wilkerson, 4.574, 191.29
19. Justin Schriefer, 6.581, 101.25
20. James Day, 8.087, 86.47
21. Terry Haddock, 8.331, 88.25.

Pro Stock
1. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.551, 211.43
    vs. 16. Bob Yonke, Pontiac GXP, 6.608, 209.75
2. V. Gaines, Avenger, 6.551, 210.87
    vs. 15. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.602, 210.14
3. Jason Line, GXP, 6.553, 211.16
    vs. 14. Kurt Johnson, GXP, 6.596, 209.95
4. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.554, 211.39
    vs. 13. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cobalt, 6.579, 210.54
5. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.561, 210.60
    vs. 12. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.574, 210.67
6. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.563, 209.88
    vs. 11. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.573, 210.87
7. Vinnie Deceglie, Avenger, 6.564, 210.67
    vs. 10. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.570, 211.26
8. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.567, 210.05
    vs. 9. Ron Krisher, GXP, 6.569, 211.43.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Johnny Gray, 6.616, 209.36
18. Larry Morgan, 6.628, 208.78
19. Erica Enders, 6.651, 208.49
20. Jerry Haas, 6.675, 207.18
21. Gordie Rivera, 6.844, 203.58.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.847, 197.36
    vs. 16. Freddie Camarena, Suzuki, 7.055, 189.84
2. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.851, 195.19
    vs. 15. David Hope, Buell, 7.041, 185.15
3. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.861, 196.10
    vs. 14. Bailey Whitaker, Buell, 7.009, 190.78
4. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.863, 195.19
    vs. 13. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.002, 188.73
5. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.874, 193.52
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.979, 191.40
6. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.894, 195.76
    vs. 11. Shawn Gann, Buell, 6.971, 190.43
7. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.896, 192.66
    vs. 10. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.968, 190.38
8. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.948, 193.71
    vs. 9. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.958, 192.47.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Joe DeSantis, 7.080, 189.52
18. Katie Sullivan, 7.089, 188.02
19. Rhett Lougheed, 7.095, 188.12
20. Mike Berry, 7.114, 186.77
21. Scotty Pollacheck, 7.129, 186.28
22. Chris MacLaurin, 7.166, 186.18
23. Redell Harris, 7.194, 188.81
24. Aaron Pine, 8.001, 173.18.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , 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 , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Rodger Brogdon , Jerry Haas , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Bob Vandergriff , Gordie Rivera , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Grant Downing , Joe DeSantis , Ron August , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Matt Guidera , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Dave Connolly , James Day , Bob Tasca III , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Katie Sullivan , Angie Smith , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Jim Underdahl , Chris MacLaurin , Bailey Whitaker , Steve Faria , Scotty Pollacheck , Lex Joon , Mark Mariani , Tim Cullinan , Justin Schriefer , Dom Lagana , Terry McMillen