Baytown: First-round pairings

BAYTOWN, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 17th annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park, the fifth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing...

BAYTOWN, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 17th annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park, the fifth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Brandon Bernstein, 4.516 seconds, 320.58 mph vs. 16. John Smith, 4.716, 305.22
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.533, 322.81 vs. 15. David Baca, 4.704, 307.72
3. Tony Schumacher, 4.544, 320.20 vs. 14. Bruce Litton, 4.703, 309.56
4. David Grubnic, 4.548, 320.28 vs. 13. Scott Kalitta, 4.691, 309.63
5. Doug Herbert, 4.576, 320.43 vs. 12. Scott Palmer, 4.675, 313.95
6. Larry Dixon, 4.577, 324.75 vs. 11. Brady Kalivoda, 4.632, 311.77
7. Clay Millican, 4.578, 310.98 vs. 10. Mark Kinsella, 4.630, 311.70
8. Darrell Russell, 4.592, 320.66 vs. 9. Cory McClenathan, 4.607, 305.29.

Funny Car
1. Gary Densham, Ford Mustang, 4.846, 311.20 vs. 16. Jim Head, Toyota Celica, 5.195, 263.10
2. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.874, 305.08 vs. 15. Bob Gilbertson, Pontiac Firebird, 5.146, 283.85
3. Jeff Arend, Chevy Corvette, 4.878, 299.53 vs. 14. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 5.080, 297.48
4. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.891, 308.07 vs. 13. Jerry Toliver, Celica, 5.023, 288.46
5. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.896, 311.20 vs. 12. John Force, Mustang, 4.958, 300.33
6. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.898, 296.63 vs. 11. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.927, 300.13
7. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.901, 297.22 vs. 10. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.923, 294.50
8. Ron Capps, Monte Carlo, 4.912, 312.71 vs. 9. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Camaro, 4.912, 298.27.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.693, 205.72 vs. 16. Mark Whisnant, Chevy Cavalier, 6.778, 203.92
2. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.723, 205.26 vs. 15. Steve Johns, Cavalier, 6.776, 204.82
3. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.737, 204.51 vs. 14. Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.770, 204.48
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.745, 205.51 vs. 13. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.765, 203.58
5. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.749, 204.57 vs. 12. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.763, 203.89
6. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.753, 203.74 vs. 11. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.762, 204.60
7. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.755, 204.01 vs. 10. Darrell Alderman, Dodge Stratus, 6.760, 204.14
8. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.756, 204.29 vs. 9. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.757, 203.61.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.072, 190.03 vs. 16. Fred Camarena, Suzuki, 7.223, 184.45
2. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.074, 187.94 vs. 15. Josh Helvie, Kawasaki, 7.221, 183.22
3. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.076, 191.02 vs. 14. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.198, 188.36
4. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.103, 188.57 vs. 13. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.193, 185.15
5. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.107, 190.06 vs. 12. Blaine Hale, Suzuki, 7.191, 188.41
6. Fred Collis, Suzuki, 7.125, 187.00 vs. 11. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.184, 185.61
7. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.146, 187.81 vs. 10. Chip Hunter, Suzuki, 7.173, 187.76
8. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.157, 187.44 vs. 9. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.171, 187.44.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Darrell Alderman , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Blaine Hale , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Bruce Allen , Mark Kinsella , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Fred Camarena , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Scott Palmer , Fred Collis , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Andrew Hines , Mark Whisnant , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Josh Helvie , Chip Hunter , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Brady Kalivoda , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Steve J , Tommy Johnson Jr.