Norwalk eliminations postponed to Sunday

Rain Postpones Eliminations NORWALK, Ohio - 7 p.m. - The rest of Saturday's schedule at the 27th annual Sunoco World Nationals has been postponed to Sunday because of rain. Professional eliminations rounds are scheduled for 11 a.m. (the ...

Rain Postpones Eliminations

NORWALK, Ohio - 7 p.m. - The rest of Saturday's schedule at the 27th annual Sunoco World Nationals has been postponed to Sunday because of rain.

Professional eliminations rounds are scheduled for 11 a.m. (the partially-completed first round), 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., with all finals at 5 p.m., concluding with two days-worth of fireworks.

First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 27th annual Sunoco World Nationals presented by PPG Auto Refinish at Norwalk Raceway Park, the ninth of 12 events in the 2004 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Clay Millican, 4.656 seconds, 310.84 mph
    vs. 8. Doug Foley, 5.012, 282.95
2. Louie Allison, 4.814, 307.09
    vs. 7. Andrew Cowin, 4.961, 265.33
3. Rick Cooper, 4.866, 265.95
    vs. 6. Cory McClenathan, 4.894, 297.48
4. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.874, 298.21
    vs. 5. Bruce Litton, 4.892, 295.53.

Pro Modified
1. Shannon Jenkins, Chevy Camaro, 6.249, 226.92
    vs. 16. Billy Harper, Dodge Viper, 6.379, 223.99
2. Rick DiStefano, Chevy Corvette, 6.269, 227.46
    vs. 15. Mitch Stott, Corvette, 6.377, 224.36
3. Al Billes, Corvette, 6.279, 226.70
    vs. 14. Roy Wasko, Camaro, 6.358, 221.63
4. Harold Martin, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.282, 227.15
    vs. 13. Carl Spiering, Corvette, 6.358, 222.03
5. Dennis Radford, Viper, 6.303, 224.58
    vs. 12. Pat Moore, Chevy Bel Air, 6.346, 223.43
6. Mike Janis, Corvette, 6.317, 225.41
    vs. 11. Mike Lockwood, Corvette, 6.340, 223.39
7. Tommy Gray, Corvette, 6.319, 227.54
    vs. 10. Richie Stevens, Ford Mustang, 6.339, 225.86
8. Steve Vick, Camaro, 6.324, 224.73
    vs. 9. Fred Hahn, Corvette, 6.329, 228.15.

Funny Car
1. Rob Atchison, Pontiac Firebird, 5.856, 238.17
    vs. 16. Mark Poyser, Chevy Camaro, 6.163, 229.16
2. Mark Thomas, Dodge Avenger, 5.894, 240.29
    vs. 15. Jeff Burnett, Firebird, 6.145, 228.92
3. Fred Tigges, Camaro, 5.897, 240.17
    vs. 14. Joe Comella, Firebird, 6.131, 233.36
4. Trevor Lebsack, Ford Mustang, 5.951, 234.29
    vs. 13. Scott Wildgust, Firebird, 6.120, 224.70
5. Jim Sickles, Avenger, 5.971, 238.17
    vs. 12. Larry Dobbs, Chevy Corvette, 6.119, 232.75
6. Terry McMillen, Avenger, 5.972, 237.05
    vs. 11. Neal Parker, Camaro, 6.080, 227.57
7. Dan Roman, Firebird, 5.976, 237.84
    vs. 10. Terry Munroe, Firebird, 6.055, 234.41
8. Chris Foster, Avenger, 5.976, 234.49
    vs. 9. Tony Bogolo, Oldsmobile Achieva, 6.003, 235.68.

Pro Stock
1. Robert Mansfield, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.552, 212.53
    vs. 16. Ron Miller, Chevy Cavalier, 6.638, 209.01
2. Brian Gahm, Ford Mustang, 6.560, 211.63
    vs. 15. Dwayne Rice, Cavalier, 6.625, 210.08
3. Rick Jones, Dodge Stratus, 6.561, 213.16
    vs. 14. Chuck DeMory, Ford Escort, 6.620, 210.44
4. John Montecalvo, Cavalier, 6.562, 212.49
    vs. 13. Tony Gillig, Mustang, 6.611, 209.85
5. Pete Berner, Mustang, 6.562, 211.66
    vs. 12. Elijah Morton, Mustang, 6.599, 210.11
6. Steve Spiess, Cavalier, 6.570, 211.39
    vs. 11. Carl Baker, Mercury Cougar, 6.591, 212.09
7. Frank Gugliotta, Escort, 6.577, 213.13
    vs. 10. Mike Bell, Ford ZX2, 6.590, 211.53
8. John Nobile, ZX2, 6.584, 211.89
    vs. 9. Robert Patrick, Mustang, 6.585, 210.83.

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Series Drag
Drivers Mike Janis , Fred Hahn , Mark Thomas , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Tony Gillig , John Nobile , Robert Patrick , Andrew Cowin , Louie Allison , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Dwayne Rice , John Montecalvo , Tommy Gray , Cory McClenathan , Shannon Jenkins , Al Billes , Jim Sickles , Doug Foley , Mike Lock , Harold Martin , Mike Bell , Rick DiStefano , Steve Spiess , Frank Gugliotta , Terry McMillen