St. Louis: First-round pairings

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 14th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway, the seventh of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings...

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 14th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway, the seventh of 23 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. Cory McClenathan, 3.815 seconds, 305.63 mph
    vs. 16. Antron Brown, 4.688, 206.20
2. Tony Schumacher, 3.829, 318.62
    vs. 15. Scott Palmer, 4.236, 264.75
3. Larry Dixon, 3.861, 314.83
    vs. 14. Luigi Novelli, 4.091, 290.44
4. David Grubnic, 3.896, 310.55
    vs. 13. Terry Haddock, 4.082, 241.50
5. Brandon Bernstein, 3.903, 307.09
    vs. 12. Shawn Langdon, 4.072, 295.08
6. Morgan Lucas, 3.918, 307.30
    vs. 11. Troy Buff, 4.005, 281.19
7. Terry McMillen, 3.931, 300.06
    vs. 10. Pat Dakin, 3.994, 285.11
8. Doug Kalitta, 3.939, 305.22
    vs. 9. Steve Torrence, 3.972, 292.52.

Did Not Qualify
17. Chris Karamesines, 6.114, 106.11.

Funny Car
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.103, 307.23
    vs. 16. Justin Schriefer, Chevy Camaro, 15.222, 74.85
2. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.123, 298.60
    vs. 15. Jeff Diehl, Chevy Monte Carlo, 8.180, 83.09
3. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.182, 298.01
    vs. 14. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 7.405, 75.70
4. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.197, 297.02
    vs. 13. Jeff Arend, Toyota Solara, 4.446, 213.20
5. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.218, 293.60
    vs. 12. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.418, 267.06
6. Paul Lee, Chevy Impala SS, 4.250, 292.39
    vs. 11. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.415, 247.25
7. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.260, 281.83
    vs. 10. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.399, 253.28
8. Dale Creasy Jr., Impala, 4.299, 286.44
    vs. 9. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.323, 282.01.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.640, 207.82
    vs. 16. V. Gaines, Dodge Avenger, 6.686, 207.15
2. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.644, 208.01
    vs. 15. Justin Humphreys, GXP, 6.685, 205.88
3. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cobalt, 6.647, 207.75
    vs. 14. Erica Enders, Ford Mustang, 6.685, 206.48
4. Allen Johnson, Avenger, 6.653, 208.55
    vs. 13. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.685, 207.59
5. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.659, 207.21
    vs. 12. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.684, 207.27
6. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.660, 207.75
    vs. 11. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.681, 206.48
7. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.665, 206.89
    vs. 10. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.678, 206.73
8. Rickie Jones, GXP, 6.673, 206.39
    vs. 9. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.675, 206.48.

Did Not Qualify
17. Steve Spiess, 6.688, 206.23
18. Bob Yonke, 6.695, 206.76
19. Jason Line, 6.701, 207.34
20. Larry Morgan, 6.705, 206.45
21. Vinnie Deceglie, 6.706, 207.27
22. Steve Schmidt, 6.729, 205.38
23. John Nobile, 6.744, 204.63
24. Dave River, 6.823, 201.97
25. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.865, 200.74
26. Mark Hogan, 6.930, 204.82
27. Danny Gruninger, 11.656, 204.76.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.905, 194.46
    vs. 16. Angie Smith, Buell, 7.113, 187.96
2. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.907, 194.63
    vs. 15. Wesley Wells, Suzuki, 7.096, 189.34
3. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.932, 193.54
    vs. 14. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.067, 190.00;
4. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.937, 193.82
    vs. 13. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 7.041, 189.31
5. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.943, 192.36
    vs. 12. Douglas Horne, Buell, 7.031, 191.70
6. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.955, 193.65
    vs. 11. David Hope, Buell, 7.000, 191.21
7. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.968, 194.21
    vs. 10. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.996, 192.52
8. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.977, 192.88
    vs. 9. Shawn Gann, Buell, 6.979, 191.89.

Did Not Qualify
17. Mike Berry, 7.126, 186.54
18. Gary Moreno, 7.133, 185.03
19. Joe DeSantis, 7.342, 185.38.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Antron Brown , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Dale Creasy Jr. , David Grubnic , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Scott Palmer , Luigi Novelli , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Steve Schmidt , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Wesley Wells , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Justin Humphreys , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Angie Smith , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Danny Gruninger , Pat Dakin , Jim Underdahl , Justin Schriefer , Terry McMillen