Atlanta: First-round pairings

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 30th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, the eighth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based...

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 30th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, the eighth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Larry Dixon, 3.822 seconds, 316.08 mph
    vs. 16. Steve Torrence, 4.395, 266.11
2. Doug Kalitta, 3.849, 318.09
    vs. 15. Terry Haddock, 4.227, 274.55
3. Brandon Bernstein, 3.913, 312.21
    vs. 14. Terry McMillen, 4.151, 287.66
4. Cory McClenathan, 3.924, 308.35
    vs. 13. Shawn Langdon, 4.021, 304.25
5. Tony Schumacher, 3.927, 310.41
    vs. 12. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.011, 302.82
6. Antron Brown, 3.940, 304.39
    vs. 11. Pat Dakin, 4.008, 298.80
7. Morgan Lucas, 3.960, 303.03
    vs. 10. David Grubnic, 4.007, 305.70
8. Bob Vandergriff, 3.961, 289.45
    vs. 9. T.J. Zizzo, 3.980, 296.31.

Funny Car
1. Ashley Force Hood, Ford Mustang, 4.104, 304.60
    vs. 16. Jeff Diehl, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.523, 241.84
2. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.124, 305.98
    vs. 15. Melanie Troxel, Dodge Charger, 4.318, 294.56
3. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.147, 303.71
    vs. 14. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.290, 291.95
4. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.151, 299.73
    vs. 13. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.274, 290.44
5. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.153, 302.75
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.255, 289.01
6. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.168, 297.35
    vs. 11. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.248, 293.03
7. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.210, 297.35
    vs. 10. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.242, 287.35
8. Bob Bode, Chevy Impala SS, 4.217, 296.63
    vs. 9. John Force, Mustang, 4.229, 291.45.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Paul Lee, 4.623, 285.71.

Pro Stock
1. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.634, 208.23
    vs. 16. Warren Johnson, Pontiac GXP, 6.696, 206.92
2. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.641, 208.07
    vs. 15. Rickie Jones, GXP, 6.686, 206.16
3. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.652, 207.34
    vs. 14. Bob Yonke, GXP, 6.684, 206.39
4. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cobalt, 6.659, 207.88
    vs. 13. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.684, 206.39
5. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.659, 207.08
    vs. 12. V. Gaines, Avenger, 6.682, 206.45
6. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.659, 206.73
    vs. 11. Jason Line, GXP, 6.674, 206.70
7. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.667, 207.08
    vs. 10. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.672, 206.32
8. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.669, 206.64
    vs. 9. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.672, 206.70.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Danny Gruninger, 6.700, 205.22
18. Rodger Brogdon, 6.701, 206.80
19. Erica Enders, 6.708, 206.20
20. Larry Morgan, 6.733, 204.88
21. Jimmy Alund, 6.736, 205.76
22. John Nobile, 6.759, 205.26
23. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.896, 199.91.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.913, 193.96
    vs. 16. Wesley Wells, Suzuki, 7.174, 186.67
2. David Hope, Buell, 6.924, 192.19
    vs. 15. Gary Moreno, Buell, 7.148, 185.51
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.938, 191.92
    vs. 14. Mike Berry, Buell, 7.137, 187.34
4. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.940, 191.87
    vs. 13. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.056, 190.38
5. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.972, 190.38
    vs. 12. Angie Smith, Buell, 7.040, 187.36
6. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.976, 192.41
    vs. 11. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.017, 190.35
7. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.977, 194.24
    vs. 10. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 7.008, 190.57
8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.993, 192.00
    vs. 9. Shawn Gann, Buell, 6.998, 190.48.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Darin McCurdy, 7.186, 185.18
18. James Surber, 7.213, 186.02
19. Joe DeSantis, 7.371, 183.00
20. Junior Pippin, broke.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Rodger Brogdon , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Bob Vandergriff , Wesley Wells , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Joe DeSantis , Jimmy Alund , Robert Hight , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Steve Torrence , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Darin McCurdy , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Angie Smith , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Danny Gruninger , Pat Dakin , Jim Underdahl , James Surber , Terry McMillen