Baytown: First-round pairings

BAYTOWN, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park, the fourth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing ...

BAYTOWN, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park, the fourth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.495 seconds, 327.90 mph
    vs. 16. Scott Palmer, 4.807, 282.90
2. Cory McClenathan, 4.496, 329.10
    vs. 15. Scott Weis, 4.777, 297.55
3. Doug Herbert, 4.505, 328.14
    vs. 14. Bruce Litton, 4.757, 286.01
4. Doug Kalitta, 4.512, 325.53
    vs. 13. T.J. Zizzo, 4.723, 311.56
5. Larry Dixon, 4.515, 326.71
    vs. 12. David Grubnic, 4.611, 316.38
6. Morgan Lucas, 4.540, 325.30
    vs. 11. David Baca, 4.581, 312.13
7. Scott Kalitta, 4.566, 327.59
    vs. 10. Brandon Bernstein, 4.576, 327.51
8. Rod Fuller, 4.566, 322.11
    vs. 9. Clay Millican, 4.573, 318.47.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.767, 323.27
    vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.992, 288.09
2. Phil Burkart, Toyota Celica, 4.813, 320.36
    vs. 15. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.919, 297.16
3. Ron Capps, Dodge Stratus, 4.814, 314.17
    vs. 14. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.908, 310.27
4. John Force, Mustang, 4.816, 323.27
    vs. 13. Frank Pedregon, Stratus, 4.904, 295.46
5. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.822, 321.35
    vs. 12. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.899, 309.13
6. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.841, 311.70
    vs. 11. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.898, 302.14
7. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.844, 322.73
    vs. 10. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.889, 309.27
8. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.852, 317.49
    vs. 9. Jeff Arend, Monte Carlo, 4.864, 313.66.

Pro Stock
1. Warren Johnson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.696, 205.63
    vs. 16. Richie Stevens, Dodge Stratus, 6.767, 204.14
2. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.713, 205.51
    vs. 15. Erica Enders, Chevy Cavalier, 6.762, 203.61
3. Greg Anderson, Grand Am, 6.713, 205.44
    vs. 14. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.753, 204.01
4. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.723, 205.29
    vs. 13. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.751, 203.37
5. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.723, 204.70
    vs. 12. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.744, 204.63
6. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.724, 205.26
    vs. 11. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.741, 204.85
7. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.726, 205.57
    vs. 10. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.733, 204.70
8. Greg Stanfield, Cavalier, 6.726, 205.04
    vs. 9. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.733, 205.07.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.055, 189.60
    vs. 16. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.179, 187.16
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.067, 195.73
    vs. 15. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.175, 187.39
3. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.096, 188.25
    vs. 14. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.171, 186.74
4. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.104, 187.00
    vs. 13. Scott Valetti, Kawasaki, 7.159, 188.73
5. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.111, 187.00
    vs. 12. Kurt Matte, Suzuki, 7.156, 187.16
6. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.114, 190.46
    vs. 11. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.152, 187.50
7. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.120, 189.68
    vs. 10. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.143, 190.19
8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.131, 188.62
    vs. 9. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.137, 191.29.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Allen Johnson , Scott Palmer , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Jeff Arend , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Kurt Matte , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.