Sonoma: First-round pairings

SONOMA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 21st annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in...

SONOMA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 21st annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th 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. Antron Brown, 3.805 seconds, 316.45 mph
    vs. 16. Steven Chrisman, 4.287, 273.83
2. Tony Schumacher, 3.813, 314.09
    vs. 15. Doug Kalitta, 4.154, 309.06
3. Brandon Bernstein, 3.821, 310.98
    vs. 14. J.R. Todd, 4.046, 309.77
4. Doug Herbert, 3.839, 309.91
    vs. 13. Cory McClenathan, 3.988, 301.67
5. David Grubnic, 3.844, 311.77
    vs. 12. Hillary Will, 3.898, 308.57
6. Troy Buff, 3.845, 296.63
    vs. 11. Steve Torrence, 3.888, 302.28
7. Rod Fuller, 3.860, 311.20
    vs. 10. Morgan Lucas, 3.868, 307.93
8. Bob Vandergriff, 3.863, 305.36
    vs. 9. Larry Dixon, 3.865, 309.56.

Funny Car
1. Ashley Force, Ford Mustang, 4.096, 301.60
    vs. 16. Tommy Johnson Jr., Dodge Charger, 4.327, 286.38
2. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.101, 299.80
    vs. 15. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.276, 282.72
3. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.110, 300.53
    vs. 14. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.238, 290.51
4. John Force, Mustang, 4.119, 298.80
    vs. 13. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.220, 292.52
5. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.121, 292.77
    vs. 12. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.205, 287.41
6. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.132, 295.98
    vs. 11. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.194, 289.57
7. Jerry Toliver, Charger, 4.136, 298.34
    vs. 10. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.156, 297.29
8. Tim Wilkerson, Impala, 4.146, 295.40
    vs. 9. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.152, 297.42.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tony Bartone, 4.500, 293.09.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.609, 208.71
    vs. 16. Larry Morgan, Dodge Stratus, 6.692, 205.94
2. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.618, 208.55
    vs. 15. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.688, 206.10
3. Jason Line, GXP, 6.619, 207.94
    vs. 14. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.668, 207.11
4. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.620, 207.62
    vs. 13. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.661, 206.57
5. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.629, 209.33
    vs. 12. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.661, 206.92
6. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.636, 207.53
    vs. 11. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.656, 207.27
7. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.638, 208.59
    vs. 10. Justin Humphreys, Stratus, 6.652, 207.18
8. Vinnie Deceglie, Stratus, 6.643, 206.92
    vs. 9. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.647, 207.53.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Ben Watson, 6.721, 204.39
18. Max Naylor, 6.731, 205.44
19. Gordie Rivera, 6.805, 203.09
20. Lamar Swindoll Jr, 6.839, 203.34.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.962, 191.21
    vs. 16. Freddie Camarena, Suzuki, 7.274, 183.34
2. Chris Rivas, Buell, 6.964, 190.62
    vs. 15. Angie McBride, Buell, 7.240, 182.58
3. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.977, 189.12
    vs. 14. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.154, 182.75
4. Chip Ellis, Suzuki, 6.980, 190.48
    vs. 13. Peggy Llewellyn, Buell, 7.128, 186.38
5. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 7.000, 188.44
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.111, 190.40
6. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.033, 191.10
    vs. 11. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.068, 188.62
7. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.036, 188.99
    vs. 10. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.061, 189.60
8. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.040, 187.05
    vs. 9. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.048, 189.04.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Ryan Schnitz, 7.376, 176.58
18. Jim Underdahl, 7.394, 186.05.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , 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 , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Peggy Llewellyn , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Ben Watson , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Gordie Rivera , Steve Johnson , Chip Ellis , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Troy Buff , Angelle Sampey , Steve Torrence , Justin Humphreys , Dave Connolly , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Lamar Swindoll , Jim Underdahl , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr.