Atlanta: First-round pairings for Sunday eliminations

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 22nd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac at Atlanta Dragway, the seventh of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag...

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 22nd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac at Atlanta Dragway, the seventh of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Kenny Bernstein, 4.544 seconds, 327.35 mph vs. 16. Chris Karamesines, 5.947, 218.83
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.565, 327.74 vs. 15. Don Sosenka, 5.889, 166.01
3. Cory McClenathan, 4.569, 324.90 vs. 14. Darrell Russell, 5.552, 278.17
4. Doug Kalitta, 4.576, 317.87 vs. 13. Bobby Lagana Jr, 5.439, 218.90
5. Larry Dixon, 4.600, 322.96 vs. 12. Luigi Novelli, 5.077, 290.57
6. Doug Herbert, 4.629, 323.74 vs. 11. Andrew Cowin, 4.862, 236.92
7. David Grubnic, 4.665, 305.15 vs. 10. John Smith, 4.856, 291.26
8. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.701, 301.81 vs. 9. Scott Weis, 4.759, 252.19.

Funny Car
1. Gary Densham, Ford Mustang, 4.808, 320.89 vs. 16. Dale Creasy Jr., Pontiac Firebird, 5.226, 221.42
2. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.819, 322.65 vs. 15. Bob Gilbertson, Firebird, 5.215, 263.10
3. Whit Bazemore, Firebird, 4.828, 318.24 vs. 14. Del Worsham, Firebird, 5.192, 300.46
4. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.849, 289.57 vs. 13. Bob Bode, Dodge Avenger, 5.059, 276.97
5. Ron Capps, Chevy Camaro, 4.856, 310.05 vs. 12. Todd Paton, Camaro, 4.990, 307.37
6. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 4.900, 314.39 vs. 11. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 4.969, 305.49
7. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 4.916, 311.77 vs. 10. Dean Skuza, Dodge Stratus R/T, 4.947, 316.23
8. John Force, Mustang, 4.918, 314.53 vs. 9. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.922, 315.19.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Chevy Cavalier, 6.813, 201.94 vs. 16. Bruce Allen, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.905, 199.14
2. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.822, 202.52 vs. 15. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.887, 199.40
3. Allen Johnson, Dodge Neon R/T, 6.840, 201.13 vs. 14. Tom Lee, Neon R/T, 6.880, 198.99
4. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.841, 200.77 vs. 13. Troy Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.871, 199.97
5. Gene Wilson, Neon R/T, 6.842, 201.67 vs. 12. V. Gaines, Cavalier, 6.869, 200.92
6. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.848, 200.38 vs. 11. Mark Whisnant, Cavalier, 6.866, 200.65
7. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.859, 201.37 vs. 10. Darrell Alderman, Neon R/T, 6.866, 201.34
8. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.861, 200.41 vs. 9. Mark Osborne, Grand Am, 6.862, 200.38.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.124, 189.76 vs. 16. Tommy Grimes Jr, Suzuki, 7.349, 180.43
2. Matt Hines, Suzuki, 7.137, 188.67 vs. 15. Thomas Miceli, Suzuki, 7.336, 182.67
3. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.176, 183.74 vs. 14. Geno Scali, Kawasaki, 7.333, 186.38
4. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.217, 184.12 vs. 13. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.328, 179.28
5. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.222, 182.53 vs. 12. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.315, 183.72
6. John Smith, Suzuki, 7.229, 185.10 vs. 11. Sam Hurwitz, Suzuki, 7.311, 181.76
7. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.256, 186.18 vs. 10. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.291, 182.62
8. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.289, 183.84 vs. 9. Terry Kizer, Suzuki, 7.290, 184.22.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Frank Pedregon , Matt Hines , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Darrell Alderman , Kenny Bernstein , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Dale Creasy Jr. , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Gene Wilson , Cruz Pedregon , Todd Paton , Sam Hurwitz , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Luigi Novelli , Mark Whisnant , Bob Bode , Michael Phillips , Tommy Grimes , Steve Johnson , Joe DeSantis