Grand Bend: First-round pairings

GRAND BEND, Ont. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Mopar Canadian Nationals presented by Castrol at Grand Bend Motorplex, the sixth of 10 events in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based...

GRAND BEND, Ont. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Mopar Canadian Nationals presented by Castrol at Grand Bend Motorplex, the sixth 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, 4.743 seconds, 302.75 mph
    vs. 5. Spencer Massey, 4.897, 300.40
2. Terry McMillen, 4.764, 311.85
    vs. 6. Kevin Jones, 4.966, 295.21
3. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.823, 284.27
    vs. 7. Mitch King, 4.985, 284.99
4. Todd Paton, 4.837, 295.40
    vs. 8. Mike Strasburg, 5.050, 277.43.

Nitro Funny Car
1. Andy Kelley, Pontiac Firebird, 5.013, 298.27
    vs. 5. Steven Macklyn, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.172, 287.66
2. Terry Haddock, Dodge Stratus, 5.042, 293.28
    vs. 6. Matt Hagan, Monte Carlo, 5.262, 247.02
3. Jack Wyatt, Stratus, 5.118, 242.36
    vs. 7. Jeff Diehl, Monte Carlo, 5.496, 248.66
4. Paul Lee, Chevy Camaro, 5.155, 292.52
    vs. 8. Cory Lee, Firebird, 5.546, 205.98.

Pro Modified
1. Raymond Commisso, Chevy Camaro, 6.039, 238.30
    vs. 9. Jason Hamstra, Camaro, 6.167, 230.45
2. Tommy D'Aprile, Chevy Bel Air, 6.044, 237.13
    vs. 10. Thomas Patterson, Dodge Charger, 6.201, 229.82
3. Mike Janis, Pontiac Firebird, 6.057, 236.80
    vs. 11. Mike Castellana, Firebird, 6.249, 230.53
4. Kenny Lang, Chevy Corvette, 6.073, 236.22
    vs. 12. Quain Stott, Corvette, 6.274, 229.70
5. Ed Hoover, Camaro, 6.095, 230.92
    vs. 13. Mark Nielsen, Camaro, 6.278, 230.65
6. Jim Halsey, Camaro, 6.117, 232.63
    vs. 14. Jason Stock, Corvette, 6.316, 227.92
7. Carl Spiering, Corvette, 6.130, 230.45
    vs. 15. Pat Stoken, Camaro, 6.334, 220.66
8. Scott Cannon, Firebird, 6.151, 234.37
    vs. 16. Gary Irving, Corvette, 6.468, 221.74.

Alcohol Funny Car
1. Thomas Carter, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.842, 243.24
    vs. 5. Paul Noakes, Dodge Avenger, 5.894, 238.51
2. Laurie Cannister, Chevy Camaro, 5.857, 239.44
    vs. 6. Mark Thomas, Monte Carlo, 5.909, 239.61
3. Rob Atchison, Monte Carlo, 5.871, 245.09
    vs. 7. Tim Stevens, Dodge Stratus, 5.943, 236.26
4. Larry Dobbs, Chevy Corvette, 5.879, 240.34
    vs. 8. Dylan Hache, Pontiac Firebird, 5.978, 235.31.

Pro Stock
1. Jeff Dobbins, Ford Escort, 6.381, 218.65
    vs. 9. John Konigshofer, Ford Mustang, 6.425, 217.98
2. Frank Gugliotta, Mustang, 6.383, 216.69
    vs. 10. Dean Goforth, Chevy Cobalt, 6.428, 218.05
3. Robert Patrick, Mustang, 6.387, 217.32
    vs. 11. Steven Boone, Cobalt, 6.433, 217.67
4. Rob Mansfield, Pontiac GTO, 6.392, 217.49
    vs. 12. Jason Collins, Cobalt, 6.438, 216.27
5. Pete Berner, Pontiac GXP, 6.402, 216.69
    vs. 13. Elijah Morton, Mustang, 6.451, 215.93
6. John Montecalvo, Cobalt, 6.409, 218.05
    vs. 14. Richard Freeman, Cobalt, 6.456, 217.84
7. Cary Goforth, Cobalt, 6.412, 218.05
    vs. 15. Bob Bertsch, Mustang, 6.467, 217.25
8. Brian Gahm, Mustang, 6.418, 218.44
    vs. 16. Ron Miller, Cobalt, 6.485, 215.20.

-credit: ihra

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Series Drag
Drivers Laurie Cannister , Mike Janis , Mark Thomas , Bruce Litton , Robert Patrick , Quain Stott , Thomas Patterson , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Ed Hoover , Todd Paton , Paul Lee , Jack Wyatt , Mike Strasburg , Cory Lee , Terry Haddock , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Kenny Lang , Richard Freeman , Frank Gugliotta , Terry McMillen