Richmond: First-round pairings

DINWIDDIE, Va. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Fourth annual Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results...

DINWIDDIE, Va. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Fourth annual Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, the 22nd of 24 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. Larry Dixon, 3.783 seconds, 317.49 mph
    vs. Bye
2. Cory McClenathan, 3.784, 319.37
    vs. 15. Todd Simpson, broke
3. Spencer Massey, 3.789, 318.54
    vs. 14. Scott Palmer, 12.059, 113.58
4. Tony Schumacher, 3.796, 314.75
    vs. 13. Terry Haddock, 7.173, 94.33
5. Antron Brown, 3.797, 319.60
    vs. 12. Chris Karamesines, 4.054, 301.20
6. Brandon Bernstein, 3.832, 313.15
    vs. 11. Scott Weis, 3.974, 305.42
7. Morgan Lucas, 3.838, 312.06
    vs. 10. Bobby Lagana Jr., 3.884, 309.42
8. Shawn Langdon, 3.855, 311.85
    vs. 9. Doug Kalitta, 3.865, 314.75.

Funny Car
1. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.044, 305.22
    vs. 16. John Smith, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.820, 295.53
2. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.046, 308.71
    vs. 15. Jerry Toliver, Monte Carlo, 4.165, 283.79
3. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.051, 309.49
    vs. 14. Del Worsham, Toyota Solara, 4.131, 296.96
4. Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, 4.052, 310.13
    vs. 13. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.119, 299.33
5. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.059, 309.56
    vs. 12. John Force, Mustang, 4.112, 304.39
6. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.066, 311.27
    vs. 11. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.106, 302.41
7. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.079, 306.40
    vs. 10. Jim Head, Solara, 4.105, 302.62
8. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.085, 306.46
    vs. 9. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.102, 303.84.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Dale Creasy Jr., 5.196, 280.89
18. Justin Schriefer, 7.265, 86.27.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.531, 211.26
    vs. 16. V. Gaines, Dodge Stratus, 6.616, 207.59
2. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.546, 210.64
    vs. 15. John Nobile, Stratus, 6.613, 208.68
3. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.547, 211.16
    vs. 14. Dave Northrop, GXP, 6.609, 206.51
4. Jason Line, GXP, 6.556, 211.10
    vs. 13. Ryan Ondrejko, GXP, 6.605, 208.17
5. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.559, 209.95
    vs. 12. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.601, 210.01
6. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.566, 210.57
    vs. 11. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.585, 210.31
7. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.566, 210.18
    vs. 10. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.580, 210.05
8. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.569, 209.56
    vs. 9. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.577, 209.65.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Allen Johnson, 6.621, 208.01
18. Steve Spiess, 6.638, 207.11
19. Bob Benza, 6.638, 206.73
20. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.726, 205.51.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , Bob Benza , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Dale Creasy Jr. , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rodger Brogdon , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Jerry Toliver , Terry Haddock , Dave Northrop , Robert Hight , Matt Hagan , Bob Tasca III , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Shawn Langdon , Mike Neff , Spencer Massey , Ryan Ondrejko , Justin Schriefer , Todd Simpson