Columbus: First round pairings for Sunday pro eliminations

HEBRON, Ohio -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 37th annual Pontiac Excitement NHRA Nationals presented by Summit Racing at National Trail Raceway, the 11th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing...

HEBRON, Ohio -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 37th annual Pontiac Excitement NHRA Nationals presented by Summit Racing at National Trail Raceway, the 11th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel -- 1. Kenny Bernstein, 4.659 seconds, 316.82 mph vs. 16. Steve Smith, 5.354, 276.97; 2. Larry Dixon, 4.668, 307.86 vs. 15. Chris Karamesines, 5.163, 283.13; 3. Gary Scelzi, 4.674, 313.51 vs. 14. Scott Weis, 5.078, 244.38; 4. Darrell Russell, 4.713, 306.05 vs. 13. Joe Hartley, 4.967, 267.16; 5. Doug Herbert, 4.732, 303.23 vs. 12. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.918, 257.38; 6. Doug Kalitta, 4.736, 300.33 vs. 11. John Smith, 4.904, 283.73; 7. Bobby Baldwin, 4.797, 288.09 vs. 10. Mike Dunn, 4.848, 297.02; 8. David Grubnic, 4.801, 300.66 vs. 9. Tony Schumacher, 4.808, 304.74.

Funny Car -- 1. Dean Skuza, Dodge R/T, 4.885, 305.08 vs. 16. Ron Capps, Chevy Camaro, 5.078, 289.88; 2. Frank Pedregon, Pontiac Firebird, 4.894, 307.93 vs. 15. Bruce Sarver, Firebird, 5.028, 296.50; 3. Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro, 4.896, 304.60 vs. 14. Jim Epler, Camaro, 5.023, 300.93; 4. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.909, 309.49 vs. 13. Bob Gilbertson, Camaro, 5.022, 297.29; 5. Whit Bazemore, Firebird, 4.916, 301.54 vs. 12. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 5.019, 281.54; 6. Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.931, 306.05 vs. 11. Gary Densham, Mustang, 5.000, 294.69; 7. Tony Bartone, Firebird, 4.962, 297.55 vs. 10. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.996, 302.69; 8. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.970, 304.67 vs. 9. Chuck Etchells, Camaro, 4.974, 299.73.

Pro Stock -- 1. George Marnell, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.935, 198.03 vs. 16. Mike Edwards, Chevy Cavalier, 6.983, 198.09; 2. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.953, 199.26 vs. 15. Ben Watson, Pontiac Firebird, 6.977, 196.76; 3. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.956, 197.19 vs. 14. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.976, 197.65; 4. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.959, 199.52 vs. 13. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.974, 198.17; 5. Brad Jeter, Grand Am, 6.963, 197.94 vs. 12. John Nobile, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 6.973, 197.54; 6. Greg Anderson, Firebird, 6.965, 198.17 vs. 11. Tom Martino, Grand Am, 6.973, 197.80; 7. Mark Osborne, Dodge R/T, 6.969, 198.50 vs. 10. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.973, 198.35; 8. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.971, 197.31 vs. 9. V. Gaines, Cavalier, 6.972, 199.05.

Pro Stock Bike -- 1. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.224, 184.35 vs. 16. Blaine Hale, Kawasaki, 7.459, 178.87; 2. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.263, 183.37 vs. 15. Sam Hurwitz, Suzuki, 7.457, 181.79; 3. Matt Hines, Suzuki, 7.266, 185.43 vs. 14. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.438, 179.66; 4. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.293, 185.00 vs. 13. Brian DeLong, Suzuki, 7.438, 180.91; 5. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.322, 187.11 vs. 12. Peggy Llewellyn, Suzuki, 7.405, 180.91; 6. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.338, 178.38 vs. 11. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.370, 180.89; 7. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.341, 185.43 vs. 10. Ron Ayers, Suzuki, 7.369, 181.59; 8. GT Tonglet, Suzuki, 7.350, 182.92 vs. 9. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.356, 179.28.

Pro Stock Truck -- 1. Bob Panella Jr, Chevy S-10, 7.519, 179.61 vs. 16. Brian Self, S-10, 7.587, 177.04; 2. Don Smith, S-10, 7.535, 179.23 vs. 15. Vinny Barone, S-10, 7.586, 177.28; 3. Jeff Gracia, GMC Sonoma, 7.541, 178.92 vs. 14. Mike Coughlin, S-10, 7.571, 176.90; 4. Jeff Naiser, S-10, 7.543, 178.14 vs. 13. Greg Stanfield, S-10, 7.570, 178.78; 5. Victor Cagnazzi, S-10, 7.543, 177.72 vs. 12. Scott Perin, S-10, 7.566, 178.21; 6. Taylor Lastor, S-10, 7.559, 178.50 vs. 11. Mark Whisnant, S-10, 7.566, 178.24; 7. Randy Daniels, S-10, 7.562, 178.12 vs. 10. Todd Patterson, Dodge Dakota, 7.566, 178.45; 8. John Coughlin, S-10, 7.562, 177.11 vs. 9. John Lingenfelter, Sonoma, 7.565, 178.10.

-NHRA

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Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Bruce Sarver , Frank Pedregon , Matt Hines , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Mike Dunn , Kenny Bernstein , Brad Jeter , Mark Pawuk , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Jim Epler , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Todd Patterson , Jeff Gracia , Randy Daniels , Mike Coughlin , Peggy Llewellyn , Blaine Hale , John Lingenfelter , Steve Smith , Chuck Etchells , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Sam Hurwitz , Craig Treble , Greg Stanfield , Bruce Allen , Ben Watson , Tom Martino , George Marnell , Johnny Gray , Mark Whisnant , Brian Self , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Joe DeSantis , Mike Edwards