Bristol: First-round pairings

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Fourth annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Quaker State at Bristol Dragway, the sixth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag ...

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Fourth annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Quaker State at Bristol Dragway, the sixth 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, 4.523 seconds, 327.66 mph
    vs. 16. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.760, 302.35
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.530, 326.32
    vs. 15. David Baca, 4.709, 308.35
3. David Grubnic, 4.532, 323.89
    vs. 14. Scott Palmer, 4.699, 297.22
4. Brandon Bernstein, 4.535, 327.98
    vs. 13. Bruce Litton, 4.654, 319.07
5. Cory McClenathan, 4.561, 322.19
    vs. 12. Brady Kalivoda, 4.651, 316.15
6. Scott Kalitta, 4.569, 327.66
    vs. 11. Clay Millican, 4.634, 310.48
7. Darrell Russell, 4.573, 326.56
    vs. 10. Scott Weis, 4.623, 312.71
8. Larry Dixon, 4.602, 321.42
    vs. 9. Doug Herbert, 4.607, 316.30.

Funny Car
1. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.770, 321.27
    vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Pontiac Firebird, 5.055, 305.49
2. Cruz Pedregon, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.815, 320.66
    vs. 15. Jeff Arend, Chevy Corvette, 4.999, 310.05
3. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.817, 322.50
    vs. 14. Tony Bartone, Firebird, 4.998, 301.13
4. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.821, 315.78
    vs. 13. Jerry Toliver, Toyota Celica, 4.924, 293.35
5. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.832, 318.24
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Camaro, 4.893, 313.15
6. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.840, 322.65
    vs. 11. Ron Capps, Monte Carlo, 4.870, 316.90
7. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.851, 310.27
    vs. 10. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.865, 312.93
8. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.856, 321.58
    vs. 9. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.857, 319.52.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.790, 202.52
    vs. 16. Kenny Koretsky, Dodge Stratus, 6.880, 200.38
2. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.839, 201.13
    vs. 15. Troy Coughlin, Chevy Cavalier, 6.878, 199.82
3. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.841, 201.13
    vs. 14. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.877, 199.29
4. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.841, 200.05
    vs. 13. Steve Johns, Cavalier, 6.875, 200.47
5. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.851, 200.71
    vs. 12. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.874, 199.76
6. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.851, 200.11
    vs. 11. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.873, 199.61
7. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.853, 201.19
    vs. 10. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.860, 201.58
8. Darrell Alderman, Stratus, 6.853, 200.56
    vs. 9. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.859, 200.08.

-nhra-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Darrell Alderman , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Baca , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Bruce Allen , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Scott Palmer , Jason Line , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Eric Medlen , Brady Kalivoda , Dave Connolly , Steve J , Tommy Johnson Jr.