<pre> POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 37th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the 24th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel 1. Kenny Bernstein, 4.498 seconds, 327.59 mph vs. 16. Robert Reehl, 4.708, 307.58 2. Larry Dixon, 4.514, 323.19 vs. 15. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.702, 312.93 3. Mike Dunn, 4.533, 329.67 vs. 14. Brady Kalivoda, 4.670, 316.38 4. Doug Herbert, 4.555, 325.06 vs. 13. Don Lampus, 4.654, 316.82 5. Clay Millican, 4.555, 318.92 vs. 12. Scott Weis, 4.644, 295.01 6. Doug Kalitta, 4.557, 321.81 vs. 11. Tim Gibson, 4.626, 312.50 7. Tony Schumacher, 4.566, 329.10 vs. 10. Gary Scelzi, 4.592, 320.97 8. Darrell Russell, 4.580, 313.95 vs. 9. Andrew Cowin, 4.591, 319.75.

Funny Car 1. Whit Bazemore, Pontiac Firebird, 4.741, 324.67 vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Firebird, 4.889, 302.69 2. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.788, 318.32 vs. 15. Jerry Toliver, Firebird, 4.877, 311.63 3. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.793, 318.24 vs. 14. Al Hofmann, Firebird, 4.861, 309.49 4. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Camaro, 4.797, 316.67 vs. 13. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.860, 314.75 5. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.805, 319.82 vs. 12. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 4.851, 318.02 6. Ron Capps, Camaro, 4.814, 313.29 vs. 11. Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.846, 318.84 7. Dean Skuza, Dodge Avenger, 4.818, 314.24 vs. 10. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 4.826, 317.27 8. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.825, 315.27 vs. 9. Bruce Sarver, Firebird, 4.826, 319.07.

Pro Stock 1. Jim Yates, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.850, 201.22 vs. 16. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.879, 200.50 2. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.850, 201.10 vs. 15. Larry Morgan, Dodge Neon R/T, 6.879, 200.95 3. Mike Edwards, Chevy Cavalier, 6.855, 200.92 vs. 14. Rickie Smith, Grand Am, 6.878, 200.71 4. George Marnell, Grand Am, 6.863, 201.10 vs. 13. Tom Martino, Grand Am, 6.878, 201.37 5. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.864, 201.61 vs. 12. Darrell Alderman, Neon R/T, 6.875, 201.22 6. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.864, 200.80 vs. 11. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.873, 201.49 7. Troy Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.868, 201.13 vs. 10. V. Gaines, Cavalier, 6.870, 201.13 8. Brad Jeter, Grand Am, 6.868, 200.41 vs. 9. Tom Hammonds, Cavalier, 6.869, 200.98.

Pro Stock Bike 1. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.186, 185.79 vs. 16. Jay Matthews, Suzuki, 7.396, 178.54 2. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.193, 186.43 vs. 15. Sam Hurwitz, Suzuki, 7.351, 182.18 3. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.219, 188.31 vs. 14. Ron Ayers, Suzuki, 7.348, 184.85 4. GT Tonglet, Suzuki, 7.229, 184.47 vs. 13. Chris Reuter, Suzuki, 7.331, 180.94 5. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.230, 185.72 vs. 12. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.320, 178.59 6. Matt Hines, Suzuki, 7.244, 188.65 vs. 11. Fred Camarena, Suzuki, 7.301, 183.24 7. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.251, 185.28 vs. 10. Geno Scali, Kawasaki, 7.301, 183.15 8. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.274, 185.49 vs. 9. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.274, 182.13.

Pro Stock Truck 1. John Lingenfelter, GMC Sonoma, 7.399, 182.75 vs. 16. Jeff Gracia, Sonoma, 7.501, 181.11 2. Bob Panella Jr, Chevy S-10, 7.427, 181.89 vs. 15. Jeff Naiser, S-10, 7.495, 179.73 3. Randy Daniels, S-10, 7.435, 181.74 vs. 14. Scott Perin, S-10, 7.492, 179.83 4. Todd Patterson, Dodge Dakota, 7.435, 181.18 vs. 13. Lou Ficco, S-10, 7.481, 180.48 5. Don Smith, S-10, 7.440, 181.30 vs. 12. Bart Price, S-10, 7.475, 181.35 6. Taylor Lastor, S-10, 7.440, 180.84 vs. 11. Victor Cagnazzi, S-10, 7.473, 181.59 7. Greg Stanfield, S-10, 7.442, 182.01 vs. 10. Scott Tidwell, S-10, 7.453, 181.32 8. Mike Coughlin, S-10, 7.444, 181.76 vs. 9. Craig Eaton, Dakota, 7.452, 181.89.

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