Epping: First-round pairings

EPPING, N.H. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers at New England Dragway, the ninth of 10 events in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing...

EPPING, N.H. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers at New England Dragway, the ninth of 10 events in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Bruce Litton, 4.674 seconds, 311.92 mph
    vs. 5. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.739, 317.19
2. Mike Strasburg, 4.683, 325.06
    vs. 6. Tim Boychuk, 4.820, 261.83
3. Terry McMillen, 4.714, 314.61
    vs. 7. Kevin Jones, 5.080, 226.28
4. Spencer Massey, 4.717, 316.45
    vs. 8. Mitch King, 5.202, 213.91.

Nitro Funny Car
1. Matt Hagan, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.974, 309.20
    vs. 5. John Lawson, Chevy Impala, 5.133, 276.97
2. Terry Haddock, Dodge Stratus, 5.010, 300.00
    vs. 6. Paul Lee, Chevy Camaro, 5.138, 290.69
3. Cory Lee, Monte Carlo, 5.076, 294.11
    vs. 7. Andy Kelley, Camaro, 5.192, 293.28
4. Jack Wyatt, Stratus, 5.111, 248.25
    vs. 8. Jeff Diehl, Monte Carlo, 5.235, 285.47.

Pro Modified
1. Mike Castellana, Pontiac Firebird, 6.010, 238.89
    vs. Bye
2. Jim Halsey, Chevy Camaro, 6.057, 234.29
    vs. 8. Mike Janis, Firebird, 6.117, 236.55
3. Tommy D'Aprile, Chevy Bel Air, 6.057, 235.02
    vs. 9. Burton Auxier, Camaro, 6.137, 227.65
4. Scott Cannon, Firebird, 6.059, 238.76
    vs. 10. Mike Stawicki, Camaro, 6.151, 229.51
5. Ed Hoover, Camaro, 6.075, 236.09
    vs. 11. Quain Stott, Chevy Corvette, 6.152, 236.26
6. Pat Stoken, Camaro, 6.086, 233.48
    vs. 12. Steve Salvadore, Camaro, 6.238, 229.55
7. Kenny Lang, Corvette, 6.091, 239.27
    vs. 13. Fidelio Montrond, Corvette, 6.300, 227.57.

Alcohol Funny Car
1. Paul Noakes, Dodge Avenger, 5.816, 241.37
    vs. 5. Tony Bogolo, Ford Mustang, 5.846, 241.89
2. Neal Parker, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.819, 240.08
    vs. 6. Dale Brand, Chevy Camaro, 5.852, 242.89
3. Frederick Tigges, Avenger, 5.843, 241.24
    vs. 7. Rob Atchison, Monte Carlo, 5.856, 247.75
4. Laurie Cannister, Camaro, 5.844, 239.95
    vs. 8. Larry Dobbs, Chevy Corvette, 5.882, 246.35.

Pro Stock
1. Pete Berner, Pontiac GXP, 6.348, 221.67
    vs. 9. Bob Bertsch, Ford Mustang, 6.410, 219.01
2. John Montecalvo, Chevy Cobalt, 6.378, 220.12
    vs. 10. John Konigshofer, Mustang, 6.419, 218.19
3. Cary Goforth, Cobalt, 6.390, 218.02
    vs. 11. Brian Gahm, Mustang, 6.442, 220.76
4. Jeff Dobbins, Ford Escort, 6.391, 218.34
    vs. 12. Elijah Morton, Mustang, 6.444, 220.80
5. Frank Gugliotta, Mustang, 6.393, 218.34
    vs. 13. Chuck DeMory, Mustang, 6.450, 217.14
6. Trevor Eman, Escort, 6.408, 219.90
    vs. 14. Michael Bruno, Pontiac GTO, 6.459, 218.23; 7. Rob Mansfield, GTO, 6.409, 219.33
    vs. 15. Robert Patrick, Mustang, 6.479, 217.42
8. Jason Collins, Cobalt, 6.409, 218.12
    vs. 16. Ron Miller, Cobalt, 6.500, 213.06.

-credit: ihra

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Series Drag
Drivers Laurie Cannister , Mike Janis , Bruce Litton , Robert Patrick , Quain Stott , John Montecalvo , Paul Lee , Jack Wyatt , Mike Strasburg , Mike Stawicki , Cory Lee , Dale Brand , Terry Haddock , Jim Halsey , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Kenny Lang , Spencer Massey , Frank Gugliotta , Terry McMillen