Denver: First-round pairings

MORRISON, Colo. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway, the 13th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results...

MORRISON, Colo. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway, the 13th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Antron Brown, 3.862 seconds, 318.39 mph
    vs. 16. Rob Passey, 9.653, 110.40
2. Cory McClenathan, 3.882, 317.05
    vs. 15. Terry Haddock, 4.841, 170.77
3. Tony Schumacher, 3.895, 312.28
    vs. 14. Todd Simpson, 4.402, 266.16
4. Larry Dixon, 3.903, 310.34
    vs. 13. Steven Chrisman, 4.300, 272.89
5. Spencer Massey, 3.940, 303.43
    vs. 12. Mike Strasburg, 4.091, 281.60
6. Doug Kalitta, 3.975, 305.42
    vs. 11. Clay Millican, 4.082, 304.05
7. Shawn Langdon, 3.982, 309.63
    vs. 10. Joe Hartley, 4.076, 292.52
8. Brandon Bernstein, 4.008, 304.94
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.045, 290.57.

Funny Car
1. Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.121, 297.22
    vs. 16. Gary Densham, Chevy Impala, 6.145, 111.78
2. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.135, 294.50
    vs. 15. Mike Neff, Ford Mustang, 5.118, 151.43
3. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.152, 297.68
    vs. 14. Grant Downing, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.633, 200.80
4. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.156, 303.37
    vs. 13. Jerry Toliver, Monte Carlo, 4.269, 296.50
5. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.157, 293.28
    vs. 12. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.257, 294.05
6. John Force, Mustang, 4.176, 298.93
    vs. 11. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.241, 284.93
7. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.185, 301.00
    vs. 10. Del Worsham, Toyota Solara, 4.203, 292.90
8. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.188, 293.47
    vs. 9. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.196, 296.63.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.957, 197.71
    vs. 16. Mark Buehring, Chevy Cobalt, 7.205, 191.38
2. Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.964, 197.10
    vs. 15. Danny Gruninger, Stratus, 7.165, 192.74
3. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.986, 196.67
    vs. 14. Warren Johnson, GXP, 7.076, 196.04
4. Jason Line, GXP, 6.990, 197.42
    vs. 13. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 7.037, 195.73
5. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.993, 196.73
    vs. 12. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 7.028, 195.85
6. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.995, 196.64
    vs. 11. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 7.028, 195.48
7. V. Gaines, Stratus, 7.015, 195.45
    vs. 10. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 7.021, 196.39
8. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 7.016, 196.30
    vs. 9. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 7.017, 195.31.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.319, 180.81
    vs. 16. Bailey Whitaker, Buell, 7.536, 172.08
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.342, 179.02
    vs. 15. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.491, 174.96
3. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.358, 177.98
    vs. 14. Shawn Gann, Buell, 7.482, 176.51
4. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.363, 177.65
    vs. 13. Mike Berry, Buell, 7.477, 174.64
5. David Hope, Buell, 7.374, 176.44
    vs. 12. Douglas Horne, Buell, 7.466, 178.26
6. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.379, 176.90
    vs. 11. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.456, 178.71
7. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.379, 175.37
    vs. 10. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.448, 175.71
8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.386, 177.28
    vs. 9. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.401, 177.93.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Ken Van Buren, 7.654, 173.83
18. Katie Sullivan, 7.729, 174.08.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Antron Brown , Larry Dixon , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Steve Johnson , Grant Downing , Robert Hight , Matt Guidera , Matt Hagan , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , David Hope , Shawn Langdon , Danny Gruninger , Jim Underdahl , Bailey Whitaker , Mike Neff , Spencer Massey