Bristol: First-round pairings

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Fifth 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 Fifth 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. Brandon Bernstein, 4.539 seconds, 324.83 mph
    vs. 16. David Baca, 10.802, 83.57
2. Morgan Lucas, 4.561, 325.61
    vs. 15. Scott Palmer, 9.838, 96.15
3. David Grubnic, 4.619, 318.09
    vs. 14. Tony Schumacher, 8.212, 153.54
4. Scott Kalitta, 4.639, 325.92
    vs. 13. John Smith, 5.211, 275.06
5. Rod Fuller, 4.652, 324.83
    vs. 12. Mitch King, 5.118, 265.43
6. Doug Kalitta, 4.664, 316.60
    vs. 11. Bruce Litton, 4.943, 265.38
7. Larry Dixon, 4.685, 310.34
    vs. 10. Doug Herbert, 4.904, 283.37
8. Scott Weis, 4.749, 320.05
    vs. 9. Cory McClenathan, 4.813, 298.54.

Funny Car
1. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.806, 325.22
    vs. 16. Ron Capps, Dodge Stratus, 6.291, 155.97
2. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.811, 326.63
    vs. 15. Jack Wyatt, Pontiac Firebird, 5.504, 250.00
3. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.814, 322.19
    vs. 14. Gary Densham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.321, 236.09
4. John Force, Mustang, 4.821, 314.39
    vs. 13. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 5.093, 313.15
5. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.849, 318.09
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 5.021, 272.78
6. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.857, 318.02
    vs. 11. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.948, 308.78
7. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.872, 313.58
    vs. 10. Bob Gilbertson, Monte Carlo, 4.926, 310.55
8. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.878, 314.61
    vs. 9. Jeff Arend, Monte Carlo, 4.923, 312.78.

Pro Stock
1. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cavalier, 6.814, 201.25
    vs. 16. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.876, 200.38
2. Warren Johnson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.834, 201.58
    vs. 15. Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.875, 199.37
3. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.837, 200.83
    vs. 14. Ben Watson, Cavalier, 6.864, 198.64
4. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.839, 201.01
    vs. 13. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.863, 200.47
5. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.839, 200.50


    vs. 12. Kenny Koretsky, Stratus, 6.863, 200.68
6. Greg Stanfield, Cavalier, 6.843, 200.38
    vs. 11. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.854, 200.62
7. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.846, 200.56
    vs. 10. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.852, 200.68
8. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.847, 200.53
    vs. 9. Greg Anderson, Grand Am, 6.848, 200.50.

-nhra-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Bruce Litton , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Doug Kalitta , Ron Krisher , David Baca , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Mitch King , Ben Watson , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Jack Wyatt , Scott Palmer , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Jeff Arend , Eric Medlen , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards