Chicago Sunday First-Round Pairings

JOLIET, Ill. - Sunday's first-round pairings for professional eliminations at the third annual Prestone Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway, the 10th of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

JOLIET, Ill. - Sunday's first-round pairings for professional eliminations at the third annual Prestone Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway, the 10th of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

        Top Fuel -- 1. Cory McClenathan, 4.547 seconds, 317.72 mph  vs. 16.
Bobby Lagana, 5.014, 248.61; 2. Tony Schumacher, 4.593, 322.58  vs. 15. Joe
Hartley, 4.795, 290.13; 3. Gary Scelzi, 4.602, 316.67  vs. 14. Rhonda
Hartman-Smith, 4.742, 311.77; 4. Doug Herbert, 4.609, 301.67  vs. 13. Doug
Kalitta, 4.714, 305.42; 5. Joe Amato, 4.623, 319.37  vs. 12. Don Lampus,
4.714, 314.75; 6. Kenny Bernstein, 4.633, 314.53  vs. 11. Andrew Cowin,
4.664, 313.51; 7. Tim Gibson, 4.641, 312.42  vs. 10. Bob Vandergriff, 4.648,
311.99; 8. David Grubnic, 4.642, 308.43  vs. 9. Larry Dixon, 4.648, 312.78. 

Funny Car -- 1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.851, 312.78 vs. 16. John Lawson, Pontiac Firebird, 5.076, 293.22; 2. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.857, 309.91 vs. 15. Bob Gilbertson, Chevy Camaro, 5.035, 302.62; 3. Jerry Toliver, Camaro, 4.862, 313.58 vs. 14. Al Hofmann, Firebird, 5.017, 295.98; 4. Ron Capps, Camaro, 4.888, 304.67 vs. 13. Bruce Sarver, Firebird, 5.011, 302.96; 5. Dean Skuza, Dodge Avenger, 4.894, 308.64 vs. 12. Whit Bazemore, Camaro, 4.991, 306.60; 6. Jim Epler, Camaro, 4.902, 306.33 vs. 11. Gary Densham, Firebird, 4.963, 305.84; 7. Todd Paton, Camaro, 4.903, 296.11 vs. 10. Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.961, 308.00; 8. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 4.912, 304.80 vs. 9. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.928, 311.20.

Pro Stock -- 1. Ron Krisher, Pontiac Firebird, 6.868, 200.14 vs. 16. Robert Patrick, Ford Mustang, 6.907, 199.05; 2. Troy Coughlin, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 6.871, 199.05 vs. 15. Jim Yates, Firebird, 6.904, 199.32; 3. Brad Jeter, Firebird, 6.871, 198.70 vs. 14. Tony Gillig, Cutlass, 6.903, 197.97; 4. Mark Pawuk, Firebird, 6.877, 199.70 vs. 13. Rickie Smith, Chevy Camaro, 6.902, 199.49; 5. Jeg Coughlin, Cutlass, 6.883, 199.46 vs. 12. Warren Johnson, Firebird, 6.898, 199.97; 6. Kurt Johnson, Camaro, 6.885, 200.00 vs. 11. Richie Stevens, Firebird, 6.893, 198.50; 7. Terry Adams, Firebird, 6.886, 198.41 vs. 10. Tom Martino, Firebird, 6.893, 198.93; 8. Bruce Allen, Firebird, 6.888, 199.79 vs. 9. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.888, 197.94.

Pro Stock Bike -- 1. Matt Hines, Suzuki, 7.200, 186.61 vs. 16. Ron Ayers, Suzuki, 7.408, 178.66; 2. David Schultz, Suzuki, 7.231, 183.22 vs. 15. C.J. Smith, Kawasaki, 7.408, 179.18; 3. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.235, 183.24 vs. 14. Clarence Markham, Suzuki, 7.395, 181.98; 4. Angelle Seeling, Suzuki, 7.237, 184.17 vs. 13. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.395, 180.12; 5. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.238, 185.89 vs. 12. Rob Short, Kawasaki, 7.384, 181.42; 6. Tony Mullen, Suzuki, 7.251, 184.02 vs. 11. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.362, 180.65; 7. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.322, 180.24 vs. 10. Fred Collis, Suzuki, 7.354, 181.96; 8. Hector Arana, Suzuki, 7.336, 183.19 vs. 9. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.336, 182.75.

Pro Stock Truck -- 1. Bob Panella Jr, Chevy S-10, 7.477, 179.61 vs. 16. Jeff Naiser, S-10, 7.572, 177.30; 2. Mike Coughlin, S-10, 7.491, 179.09 vs. 15. Tim Freeman, S-10, 7.572, 177.37; 3. Randy Daniels, S-10, 7.493, 179.88 vs. 14. John Lingenfelter, GMC Sonoma, 7.566, 177.63; 4. Greg Stanfield, S-10, 7.518, 178.64 vs. 13. Taylor Lastor, S-10, 7.561, 177.77; 5. Brian Self, S-10, 7.536, 178.12 vs. 12. Rick Jones, Sonoma, 7.555, 177.67; 6. Scott Tidwell, S-10, 7.536, 178.07 vs. 11. Steve Johns, S-10, 7.554, 178.64; 7. Jeff Gracia, S-10, 7.539, 178.24 vs. 10. Larry Seay, S-10, 7.548, 177.16; 8. John Coughlin, S-10, 7.542, 178.73 vs. 9. Todd Patterson, Dodge Dakota, 7.544, 177.44.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Bruce Sarver , Frank Pedregon , Tony Gillig , Matt Hines , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Bob Panella , Robert Patrick , Larry Dixon , Kenny Bernstein , Brad Jeter , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Jim Epler , Tony Pedregon , Al Hofmann , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Joe Amato , Gary Scelzi , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Reggie Showers , Shawn Gann , Jeff Gracia , Randy Daniels , Mike Coughlin , John Lingenfelter , David Grubnic , Todd Paton , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Tim Freeman , Terry Adams , Allen Johnson , Don Lampus , Rickie Smith , Tim Gibson , Brian Self , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Steve J