Commerce: First-round pairings

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 23rd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac at Atlanta Dragway, the seventh of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag...

COMMERCE, Ga. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 23rd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac at Atlanta Dragway, the seventh of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

TOP FUEL
1. Brandon Bernstein, 4.505 seconds, 327.98 mph
    vs. 16. Don Garlits, 4.788, 319.98
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.553, 326.48
    vs. 15. Paul Romine, 4.776, 261.47
3. David Baca, 4.566, 318.99
    vs. 14. Chris Vandergriff, 4.701, 306.95
4. Cory McClenathan, 4.569, 324.83
    vs. 13. John Smith, 4.671, 310.84
5. Larry Dixon, 4.573, 323.35
    vs. 12. Mike Smith, 4.664, 314.83
6. Doug Kalitta, 4.582, 322.96
    vs. 11. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.655, 309.70
7. Doug Herbert, 4.598, 318.62
    vs. 10. Darrell Russell, 4.644, 316.52
8. Don Lampus, 4.631, 315.05
    vs. 9. Clay Millican, 4.641, 312.64.

FUNNY CAR
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.768, 320.13
    vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Pontiac Firebird, 4.955, 309.20
2. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.799, 320.58
    vs. 15. Dale Creasy Jr., Firebird, 4.938, 312.42
3. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.802, 322.73
    vs. 14. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.934, 304.25
4. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.855, 318.09
    vs. 13. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.923, 311.13
5. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.856, 317.27
    vs. 12. Dean Skuza, Firebird, 4.920, 308.57
6. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 4.880, 311.77
    vs. 11. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Camaro, 4.917, 309.13
7. Ron Capps, Camaro, 4.892, 313.29
    vs. 10. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 4.911, 288.46
8. Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.906, 310.41
    vs. 9. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 4.908, 313.37.

PRO STOCK
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.821, 203.00
    vs. 16. Mark Whisnant, Chevy Cavalier, 6.872, 199.70
2. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.822, 201.07
    vs. 15. Greg Stanfield, Dodge Neon R/T, 6.870, 200.71
3. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.840, 202.67
    vs. 14. Darrell Alderman, Neon, 6.870, 200.74
4. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.846, 200.95
    vs. 13. Ben Watson, Cavalier, 6.868, 199.67
5. Taylor Lastor, Cavalier, 6.847, 201.28
    vs. 12. Scott Geoffrion, Ford Escort, 6.863, 200.83
6. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.849, 201.85
    vs. 11. Terry Adams, Cavalier, 6.863, 201.31
7. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.850, 201.10
    vs. 10. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.860, 200.74
8. Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.858, 201.40
    vs. 9. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.858, 201.22.

PRO STOCK BIKE
1. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.181, 186.92
    vs. 16. Chris Reuter, Suzuki, 7.327, 186.28
2. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.192, 187.68
    vs. 15. Matthew Smith, Suzuki, 7.320, 181.18
3. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.200, 186.18
    vs. 14. Fred Camarena, Suzuki, 7.310, 180.33
4. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.213, 190.73
    vs. 13. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.301, 182.65
5. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.214, 185.89
    vs. 12. Sean Conner, Suzuki, 7.292, 183.79
6. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.217, 185.38
    vs. 11. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.277, 181.94
7. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.222, 184.60
    vs. 10. Fred Collis, Suzuki, 7.263, 182.95
8. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.234, 183.24
    vs. 9. John Smith, Kawasaki, 7.244, 182.28.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Paul Romine , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Darrell Alderman , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Dale Creasy Jr. , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Cruz Pedregon , Don Garlits , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Ben Watson , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Fred Camarena , Scott Geoffrion , Brandon Bernstein , Terry Adams , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Don Lampus , Chris Reuter , Fred Collis , Andrew Hines , Mark Whisnant , Matthew Smith , Chris Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr. , Mike Smit