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MOHNTON, Pa. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 24th annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway, the 17th of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying,...

MOHNTON, Pa. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 24th annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway, the 17th 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. Tony Schumacher, 3.816 seconds, 316.67 mph
    vs. Bye
2. Rod Fuller, 3.861, 310.77
    vs. 15. Doug Kalitta, 4.088, 309.77
3. Doug Herbert, 3.884, 309.13
    vs. 14. David Grubnic, 4.006, 289.76
4. J.R. Todd, 3.888, 310.55
    vs. 13. Clay Millican, 3.966, 297.81
5. Morgan Lucas, 3.889, 307.16
    vs. 12. Bob Vandergriff, 3.931, 301.60
6. Larry Dixon, 3.889, 307.72
    vs. 11. Doug Foley, 3.931, 305.49
7. Antron Brown, 3.892, 308.28
    vs. 10. Cory McClenathan, 3.920, 306.53
8. Hillary Will, 3.894, 311.49
    vs. 9. Brandon Bernstein, 3.899, 310.63.

Funny Car
1. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.109, 299.00
    vs. 16. Gary Densham, Chevy Impala, 4.229, 287.41
2. Frank Hawley, Dodge Charger, 4.128, 302.41
    vs. 15. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.225, 290.94
3. Mike Neff, Ford Mustang, 4.134, 298.40
    vs. 14. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.204, 290.32
4. Tim Wilkerson, Impala, 4.137, 300.53
    vs. 13. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.189, 297.29
5. John Force, Mustang, 4.139, 300.73
    vs. 12. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.169, 295.14
6. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.143, 299.13
    vs. 11. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 4.166, 296.76
7. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.144, 298.60
    vs. 10. Jim Head, Solara, 4.157, 285.71
8. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.144, 295.72
    vs. 9. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.157, 294.82.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Gary Scelzi, 4.240, 296.89
18. Matt Hagan, 4.262, 284.45
19. Tony Bartone, 4.831, 288.21
20. Jerry Toliver, 5.651, 285.17.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GXP, 6.611, 208.84
    vs. 16. Rickie Jones, Dodge Stratus, 6.679, 206.29
2. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.614, 208.91
    vs. 15. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.679, 207.02
3. Jason Line, GXP, 6.619, 208.91
    vs. 14. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.670, 206.73
4. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.621, 207.88
    vs. 13. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.654, 207.66
5. Justin Humphreys, Stratus, 6.639, 208.07
    vs. 12. Richie Stevens, GXP, 6.653, 206.61
6. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.642, 207.78
    vs. 11. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.652, 207.72
7. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.646, 207.50
    vs. 10. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.651, 207.50
8. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.650, 207.88
    vs. 9. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.651, 208.75.

Did Not Qualify:
17. John Nobile, 6.686, 207.40
18. Dave Northrop, 6.686, 206.67
19. Johnny Gray, 6.696, 206.54
20. Gene Wilson, 6.706, 206.29
21. Jim Cunningham, 6.792, 202.06
22. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.873, 200.14
23. Max Naylor, 14.177, 202.85.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.909, 192.38
    vs. 16. Paul Gast, Suzuki, 7.066, 187.08
2. Chip Ellis, Suzuki, 6.916, 193.88
    vs. 15. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.065, 191.89
3. Chris Rivas, Buell, 6.941, 191.59
    vs. 14. Angie McBride, Buell, 7.062, 185.08
4. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.943, 192.63
    vs. 13. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.052, 188.04
5. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.955, 193.88
    vs. 12. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.044, 189.98
6. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 6.964, 190.65
    vs. 11. Wes Wells, Suzuki, 7.033, 190.67
7. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.972, 192.77
    vs. 10. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.996, 191.54
8. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.980, 191.46
    vs. 9. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.991, 192.85.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Mike Berry, broke.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , John Nobile , 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 , Jim Cunningham , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Gene Wilson , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Doug Foley , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Dave Northrop , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Matt Hagan , Angelle Sampey , Justin Humphreys , Dave Connolly , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Rickie Jones , Frank Hawley , Paul Gast , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr.