Commerce: First-round pairings

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 28th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, the sixth of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 28th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, the sixth of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Cory McClenathan, 4.562 seconds, 327.03 mph
    vs. 16. Todd Paton, 6.474, no speed
2. Rod Fuller, 4.572, 320.74
    vs. 15. Terry McMillen, 4.740, 315.19
3. Tony Schumacher, 4.582, 324.44
    vs. 14. Morgan Lucas, 4.739, 317.27
4. Larry Dixon, 4.597, 313.66
    vs. 13. Bob Vandergriff, 4.729, 314.83
5. Brandon Bernstein, 4.601, 320.05
    vs. 12. J.R. Todd, 4.725, 299.20
6. Hillary Will, 4.604, 324.67
    vs. 11. Alan Bradshaw, 4.701, 299.13
7. Doug Kalitta, 4.620, 323.58
    vs. 10. Doug Herbert, 4.656, 310.91
8. David Grubnic, 4.628, 319.90
    vs. 9. Antron Brown, 4.635, 314.83.

Funny Car
1. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Impala, 4.774, 325.92
    vs. 16. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Charger, 4.939, 311.92
2. Cruz Pedregon, Impala, 4.812, 314.53
    vs. 15. Jerry Toliver, Charger, 4.911, 311.70
3. Tony Bartone, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.829, 318.02
    vs. 14. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.901, 318.39
4. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.849, 308.78
    vs. 13. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.900, 314.17
5. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.853, 316.90
    vs. 12. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, 4.898, 316.30
6. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.858, 313.95
    vs. 11. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.897, 310.05
7. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.860, 312.93
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.882, 310.34
8. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.867, 309.42
    vs. 9. John Force, Mustang, 4.868, 313.80.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Melanie Troxel, 4.971, 314.53
18. Frank Hawley, 4.983, 304.12
19. Tommy Johnson Jr., 4.993, 303.03
20. Bob Gilbertson, 5.028, 311.27
21. Scott Kalitta, 5.639, 316.60.

Pro Stock
1. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.644, 207.69
    vs. 16. Bill Glidden, Pontiac GTO, 6.728, 205.66
2. Jason Line, Pontiac GXP, 6.650, 207.53
    vs. 15. Todd Hoerner, Dodge Stratus, 6.726, 205.51
3. Justin Humphreys, GXP, 6.655, 207.24
    vs. 14. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.707, 206.86
4. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.656, 207.69
    vs. 13. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 6.684, 205.47
5. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.656, 206.83
    vs. 12. Dave Northrop, GTO, 6.684, 205.91
6. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.662, 207.05
    vs. 11. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.684, 206.86
7. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.662, 207.24
    vs. 10. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.673, 205.72
8. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.668, 206.92
    vs. 9. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.673, 207.98.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Matt Hartford, 6.731, 205.79
18. Max Naylor, 6.733, 203.74
19. Kenny Koretsky, 6.734, 205.29
20. Johnny Gray, 6.736, 205.69
21. Jim Yates, 6.738, 205.07
22. Larry Morgan, 6.750, 205.29
23. Tom Hammonds, 6.758, 204.94
24. Jim Cunningham, 6.807, 201.97
25. Matt Scranton, 6.833, 201.04
26. Lamar Swindoll Jr., 6.837, 203.22
27. John Nobile, 12.840, 205.88.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.950, 192.30
    vs. 16. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.198, 189.04
2. Chip Ellis, Suzuki, 6.973, 191.67
    vs. 15. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.147, 187.18
3. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.999, 188.89
    vs. 14. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.119, 187.44
4. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.008, 189.92
    vs. 13. Edward Murphy, Suzuki, 7.101, 187.99
5. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.010, 191.48
    vs. 12. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.075, 190.46
6. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.012, 189.52
    vs. 11. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 7.068, 185.87
7. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.022, 192.25
    vs. 10. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.063, 188.28
8. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.037, 191.32
    vs. 9. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.038, 188.38.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Redell Harris, 7.246, 182.58
18. Darin McCurdy, 7.312, 181.84
19. Wes Wells, 7.346, 183.29
20. Angie McBride, 10.728, 102.32.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Jim Cunningham , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Todd Paton , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tom Hammonds , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Chris Rivas , Alan Bradshaw , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Dave Northrop , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Angelle Sampey , Justin Humphreys , Matt Scranton , Dave Connolly , Billy Glidden , Matt Hartford , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Rickie Jones , Frank Hawley , Edward Murphy , Darin McCurdy , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Todd Hoerner , Lamar Swindoll , Mike Neff , Terry McMillen , Tommy Johnson Jr.