Bristol: First-round pairings

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

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Sixth annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Q 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. Melanie Troxel, 4.539 seconds, 324.59 mph
    vs. 16. Doug Foley, 4.694, 319.14
2. Hillary Will, 4.562, 321.42
    vs. 15. Morgan Lucas, 4.684, 296.70
3. Brandon Bernstein, 4.563, 329.34
    vs. 14. Doug Herbert, 4.667, 296.76
4. David Grubnic, 4.588, 323.58
    vs. 13. Bob Vandergriff, 4.658, 319.75
5. Clay Millican, 4.590, 315.19
    vs. 12. Larry Dixon, 4.658, 324.20
6. Doug Kalitta, 4.599, 326.95
    vs. 11. Scott Weis, 4.653, 318.99
7. Tony Schumacher, 4.609, 326.79
    vs. 10. David Baca, 4.643, 325.53
8. Cory McClenathan, 4.624, 321.81
    vs. 9. Rod Fuller, 4.629, 312.50.

Funny Car
1. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.755, 306.53
    vs. 16. Del Worsham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.871, 317.42
2. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Charger, 4.763, 327.03
    vs. 15. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.863, 318.02
3. John Force, Mustang, 4.766, 323.19
    vs. 14. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.861, 310.63
4. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.777, 325.06
    vs. 13. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.855, 313.44
5. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.791, 323.97
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.851, 311.05
6. Jim Head, Dodge Stratus, 4.803, 296.76
    vs. 11. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.836, 321.27
7. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.808, 320.58
    vs. 10. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.832, 317.57
8. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.818, 320.58
    vs. 9. Scott Kalitta, Monte Carlo, 4.821, 320.66.

Pro Stock
1. Jason Line, Pontiac GTO, 6.727, 204.66
    vs. 16. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.764, 203.52
2. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.734, 204.26
    vs. 15. Dave Northrop, Dodge Stratus, 6.763, 203.43
3. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.736, 203.92
    vs. 14. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.762, 204.54
4. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.741, 204.57
    vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.758, 203.49
5. Erica Enders, Cobalt, 6.744, 204.57
    vs. 12. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.757, 204.23
6. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.746, 203.83
    vs. 11. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.752, 204.26
7. Max Naylor, Stratus, 6.747, 203.49
    vs. 10. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.752, 204.51
8. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.748, 203.83
    vs. 9. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.749, 204.57.

-nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Clay Millican , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Larry Morgan , David Baca , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Tim Wilkerson , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Jason Line , Eric Medlen , Dave Northrop , Robert Hight , Dave Howard , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.