St. Louis: First-round pairings

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 12th annual O'Reilly NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Castrol at Gateway International Raceway, the seventh of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 12th annual O'Reilly NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Castrol at Gateway International Raceway, the seventh 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. David Grubnic, 4.467 seconds, 326.32 mph
    vs. 16. Luigi Novelli, 5.772, 161.25
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.495, 327.51
    vs. 15. Morgan Lucas, 4.607, 326.32
3. Hillary Will, 4.502, 326.95
    vs. 14. Troy Buff, 4.603, 308.28
4. Antron Brown, 4.517, 331.94
    vs. 13. Brandon Bernstein, 4.575, 325.77
5. Doug Kalitta, 4.524, 312.42
    vs. 12. Doug Herbert, 4.569, 322.81
6. Larry Dixon, 4.528, 321.96
    vs. 11. Bob Vandergriff, 4.564, 323.04
7. J.R. Todd, 4.537, 321.65
    vs. 10. Alan Bradshaw, 4.550, 318.24
8. Rod Fuller, 4.541, 326.08
    vs. 9. Cory McClenathan, 4.542, 329.18.

Funny Car
1. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Impala, 4.744, 326.16
    vs. 16. Tony Bartone, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.824, 318.77
2. Mike Ashley, Dodge Charger RT, 4.768, 327.82
    vs. 15. Scott Kalitta, Toyota Solara, 4.822, 324.98
3. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.771, 317.94
    vs. 14. Jerry Toliver, Charger, 4.818, 322.11
4. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.773, 325.45
    vs. 13. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.806, 317.64
5. Cruz Pedregon, Impala, 4.786, 322.04
    vs. 12. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.804, 320.13
6. John Force, Mustang, 4.794, 326.08
    vs. 11. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.803, 320.36
7. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.796, 316.30
    vs. 10. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.802, 327.59
8. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.797, 320.36
    vs. 9. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.798, 319.67.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Jack Beckman, 4.834, 318.32
18. Tommy Johnson Jr., 4.838, 318.62
19. Gary Densham, 4.852, 307.09.

Pro Stock
1. Jason Line, Pontiac GXP, 6.571, 209.23
    vs. 16. John Nobile, Dodge Stratus, 6.641, 208.39
2. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.590, 208.52
    vs. 15. Matt Hartford, Stratus, 6.640, 207.56
3. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cobalt, 6.595, 208.49
    vs. 14. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.639, 207.75
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.597, 207.56
    vs. 13. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.634, 206.23
5. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.598, 209.39
    vs. 12. Todd Hoerner, Stratus, 6.634, 207.75
6. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.608, 208.81
    vs. 11. Max Naylor, Stratus, 6.627, 206.07
7. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.614, 208.30
    vs. 10. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 6.627, 208.23
8. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.615, 208.01
    vs. 9. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.619, 207.50.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tom Hammonds, 6.641, 206.95
18. Steve Schmidt, 6.646, 207.69
19. Johnny Gray, 6.648, 207.21
20. Larry Morgan, 6.656, 207.18
21. Warren Johnson, 6.661, 208.62
22. Kenny Koretsky, 6.662, 206.23
23. Lamar Swindoll Jr, 6.665, 205.72
24. Justin Humphreys, 6.668, 207.24
25. Steve Spiess, 6.673, 206.20
26. Jim Cunningham, 6.790, 202.18.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.901, 191.32
    vs. 16. David Hope, Buell, 7.138, 184.14
2. Chip Ellis, Suzuki, 6.907, 191.62
    vs. 15. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.081, 185.46
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.943, 191.84
    vs. 14. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.029, 189.63
4. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.945, 191.10
    vs. 13. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.007, 188.54
5. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 6.961, 187.86
    vs. 12. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.007, 188.65
6. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.964, 191.62
    vs. 11. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 6.995, 191.02
7. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.966, 189.50
    vs. 10. Matt Guidera, Buell, 6.994, 188.38
8. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.989, 192.38
    vs. 9. Chris Rivas, Buell, 6.993, 188.86.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Wes Wells, 7.174, 184.62
18. Redell Harris, 7.268, 183.67
19. Angie McBride, 11.799, 66.74.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , 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 , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tom Hammonds , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Chris Rivas , Alan Bradshaw , Jason Line , Steve Schmidt , Mike Ashley , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Troy Buff , Angelle Sampey , Justin Humphreys , Dave Connolly , Matt Hartford , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Rickie Jones , Mike Edwards , Todd Hoerner , Steve Spiess , Mike Neff