Richmond: First-round pairings

DINWIDDIE, Va. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Inaugural Torco Racing Fuels NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorprorts Park, the 21st of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings...

DINWIDDIE, Va. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Inaugural Torco Racing Fuels NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorprorts Park, the 21st of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.512 seconds, 313.37 mph
    vs. 16. David Baca, 4.661, 305.70
2. J.R. Todd, 4.528, 318.47
    vs. 15. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.645, 305.01
3. Rod Fuller, 4.543, 317.79
    vs. 14. Doug Herbert, 4.642, 305.70
4. Doug Kalitta, 4.549, 313.73
    vs. 13. Hillary Will, 4.634, 307.72
5. Brandon Bernstein, 4.552, 319.75
    vs. 12. Morgan Lucas, 4.601, 311.70
6. Larry Dixon, 4.557, 318.77
    vs. 11. Steve Torrence, 4.593, 316.82
7. Melanie Troxel, 4.567, 308.64
    vs. 10. Troy Buff, 4.586, 311.49
8. Cory McClenathan, 4.569, 321.73
    vs. 9. David Grubnic, 4.581, 310.91.

Funny Car
1. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.728, 311.49
    vs. 16. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.883, 303.30
2. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.751, 311.05
    vs. 15. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.882, 306.12
3. John Force, Mustang, 4.765, 315.78
    vs. 14. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.852, 307.44
4. Scott Kalitta, Toyota Solara, 4.770, 310.77
    vs. 13. Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.848, 302.21
5. Jim Head, Dodge Stratus, 4.784, 307.09
    vs. 12. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.844, 302.08
6. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.788, 312.28
    vs. 11. Mike Ashley, Charger, 4.838, 302.01
7. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.788, 308.92
    vs. 10. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.833, 307.16
8. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.815, 309.42
    vs. 9. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.831, 304.87.

Pro Stock
1. Jason Line, Pontiac GTO, 6.571, 209.49
    vs. 16. Erica Enders, Dodge Stratus, 6.630, 208.20
2. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.584, 209.17
    vs. 15. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.625, 207.02
3. Kenny Koretsky, Chevy Cobalt, 6.594, 208.84
    vs. 14. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.623, 208.01
4. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.594, 208.94
    vs. 13. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.623, 207.98
5. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.601, 207.88
    vs. 12. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.615, 209.10
6. Tommy Lee, Cobalt, 6.602, 208.17
    vs. 11. Tom Martino, GTO, 6.615, 208.71
7. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.604, 208.49
    vs. 10. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.614, 207.62
8. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.612, 208.91
    vs. 9. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.613, 209.01.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Larry Morgan , Gary Densham , Tommy Lee , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Kenny Koretsky , Jack Beckman , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Jason Line , Mike Ashley , Eric Medlen , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.