Grand Bend: First-round pairings

GRAND BEND, Ont. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Mopar Canadian Nationals at Grand Bend Motorplex, the sixth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying,...

GRAND BEND, Ont. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Mopar Canadian Nationals at Grand Bend Motorplex, the sixth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Del Cox Jr, 4.725 seconds, 317.94 mph
    vs. 8. Bobby Lagana Jr., 10.162, 81.36
2. Bruce Litton, 4.810, 261.88
    vs. 7. Tim Cullinan, 6.129, 131.18
3. Tim Boychuk, 4.865, 303.64
    vs. 6. Fred Farndon, 5.165, 266.11
4. Dom Lagana, 4.978, 290.82
    vs. 5. Mitch King, 5.057, 224.25.

Pro Modified
1. Tony Pontieri, Chevy Camaro, 5.974, 241.93
    vs. Bye
2. Kenny Lang, Chevy Corvette, 5.993, 237.92
    vs. 9. Harold Martin, Martin M 4, 7.287, 139.92
3. Ed Hoover, Camaro, 5.999, 240.68
    vs. 8. Ike Maier, Corvette, 6.475, 222.55
4. Gary Irving, Corvette, 6.071, 231.99
    vs. 7. Raymond Commisso, Camaro, 6.234, 224.47
5. Melanie Troxel, Corvette, 6.130, 238.89
    vs. 6. Chris Russo, Corvette, 6.159, 235.06.

Pro Stock
1. Frank Gugliotta, Pontiac GXP, 6.330, 220.33
    vs. 14. Cale Aronson, Ford Escort, 6.496, 215.51
2. Pete Berner, GXP, 6.349, 219.04
    vs. 13. Dean Goforth, GXP, 6.463, 215.51
3. Richard Freeman, GXP, 6.358, 218.72
    vs. 12. Cary Goforth, Chevy Cobalt, 6.441, 217.84
4. John Montecalvo, Cobalt, 6.359, 219.29
    vs. 11. Chris Holbrook, Ford Mustang, 6.429, 215.51
5. Mark Martino, Cobalt, 6.372, 220.15
    vs. 10. Jason Collins, Cobalt, 6.429, 217.18
6. John Konigshofer, Mustang, 6.377, 219.47
    vs. 9. John Pluchino, Mercury Cougar, 6.422, 217.18
7. JR Carr, GXP, 6.392, 197.10
    vs. 8. Bob Bertsch, Mustang, 6.394, 219.40.

PMRA Challenge
1. Bruce Boland, Chevy Nova, 4.030, 183.39
    vs. 8. Tim Martin, Chevy Corvette, 4.313, 141.52
2. Jack Grainy, Chevy Camaro, 4.031, 179.97
    vs. 7. Dave Earhart, Camaro, 4.271, 170.13
3. Jeff Roth, Willys, 4.161, 181.42
    vs. 6. Tony Piselli, Corvette, 4.245, 151.20
4. Mark Nielsen, Camaro, 4.174, 175.62
    vs. 5. Jason Kalso, Plymouth Barracuda, 4.175, 168.05.

-credit: ihra

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Series Drag
Drivers Bruce Litton , Bobby Lagana Jr. , John Montecalvo , Ed Hoover , Mitch King , Melanie Troxel , Harold Martin , Tim Martin , Kenny Lang , Richard Freeman , Tim Cullinan , Mark Martin , Frank Gugliotta , Ike Maier , Dom Lagana