Gainesville: finals pairings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for Sunday's professional eliminations for the 32nd annual MAC Tools NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Pairings based...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for Sunday's professional eliminations for the 32nd annual MAC Tools NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

        Top Fuel -- 1. Gary Scelzi, 4.576 seconds, 322.58 mph  vs. 16. Steve
Smith, 4.953, 253.42; 2. Larry Dixon, 4.588, 316.38  vs. 15. Bobby Baldwin,
4.925, 279.32; 3. Mike Dunn, 4.591, 326.79  vs. 14. Paul Romine, 4.829,
310.48; 4. Doug Kalitta, 4.617, 302.62  vs. 13. Bruce Litton, 4.764, 311.56;
5. Kenny Bernstein, 4.631, 316.60  vs. 12. Doug Herbert, 4.714, 282.72; 6.
Andrew Cowin, 4.655, 309.27  vs. 11. Tony Schumacher, 4.683, 314.97; 7.
Darrell Russell, 4.660, 314.53  vs. 10. David Grubnic, 4.682, 309.34; 8.
Clay Millican, 4.667, 318.84  vs. 9. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.677, 306.12. 

Funny Car -- 1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.812, 317.19 vs. 16. Chuck Etchells, Chevy Camaro, 4.960, 307.58; 2. Frank Pedregon, Pontiac Firebird, 4.860, 302.01 vs. 15. Bruce Sarver, Firebird, 4.956, 302.55; 3. Dean Skuza, Dodge R/T, 4.881, 310.34 vs. 14. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.944, 300.00; 4. Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.887, 316.08 vs. 13. Whit Bazemore, Firebird, 4.942, 307.58; 5. Ron Capps, Camaro, 4.889, 311.41 vs. 12. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.941, 308.00; 6. Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro, 4.909, 309.42 vs. 11. Jim Epler, Camaro, 4.929, 312.13; 7. Tony Bartone, Firebird, 4.917, 300.20 vs. 10. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.927, 309.63; 8. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.918, 313.66 vs. 9. Al Hofmann, Firebird, 4.920, 305.63.

Pro Stock -- 1. Mark Pawuk, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.846, 200.68 vs. 16. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.909, 200.05; 2. Darrell Alderman, Dodge R/T, 6.852, 201.16 vs. 15. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.904, 201.19; 3. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cavalier, 6.856, 201.70 vs. 14. George Marnell, Grand Am, 6.903, 200.11; 4. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.863, 201.61 vs. 13. Brad Jeter, Grand Am, 6.899, 200.62; 5. Mike Edwards, Cavalier, 6.863, 201.52 vs. 12. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Firebird, 6.890, 200.62; 6. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.869, 202.24 vs. 11. Larry Morgan, R/T, 6.884, 200.35; 7. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.879, 200.74 vs. 10. Tom Martino, Grand Am, 6.883, 200.53; 8. Rickie Smith, R/T, 6.880, 200.20 vs. 9. Mark Osborne, R/T, 6.882, 201.13.

Pro Stock Motorcycle -- 1. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.208, 188.94 vs. 16. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.398, 184.72; 2. Matt Hines, Suzuki, 7.214, 191.81 vs. 15. Clarence Markham, Suzuki, 7.391, 181.98; 3. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.239, 184.57 vs. 14. Ron Ayers, Suzuki, 7.390, 181.98; 4. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.271, 186.48 vs. 13. Paul Gast, Suzuki, 7.383, 184.77; 5. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.273, 184.40 vs. 12. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.382, 185.21; 6. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.317, 182.38 vs. 11. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.369, 182.06; 7. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.340, 186.30 vs. 10. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 7.362, 179.92; 8. Gary Tonglet, Kawasaki, 7.341, 185.89 vs. 9. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.353, 188.02.

Pro Stock Truck -- 1. Randy Daniels, Chevy S-10, 7.431, 181.30 vs. 16. Craig Eaton, Dodge Dakota, 7.504, 178.85; 2. Greg Stanfield, S-10, 7.440, 182.08 vs. 15. Joe Pigford, S-10, 7.503, 179.83; 3. Bob Panella Jr, S-10, 7.442, 181.54 vs. 14. Vinny Barone, S-10, 7.501, 179.71; 4. Jeff Gracia, GMC Sonoma, 7.456, 179.92 vs. 13. Jeff Naiser, S-10, 7.496, 179.97; 5. Victor Cagnazzi, S-10, 7.475, 179.88 vs. 12. Todd Patterson, Dakota, 7.495, 178.78; 6. Mike Corvo Jr, Sonoma, 7.476, 179.95 vs. 11. George Supinski, S-10, 7.488, 179.56; 7. Bart Price, S-10, 7.483, 180.45 vs. 10. Don Smith, S-10, 7.487, 180.26; 8. Larry Seay, S-10, 7.483, 179.33 vs. 9. Scott Perin, S-10, 7.486, 180.16.

-NHRA

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Drivers Paul Romine , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Bruce Sarver , Frank Pedregon , Matt Hines , Jeg Coughlin , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Mike Dunn , Darrell Alderman , Kenny Bernstein , Brad Jeter , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Jim Epler , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Al Hofmann , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Andrew Cowin , Larry Morgan , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Ron Ayers , Shawn Gann , Todd Patterson , Randy Daniels , Joe Pigford , Chuck Etchells , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Craig Treble , Greg Stanfield , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , George Marnell , Allen Johnson , Rickie Smith , Michael Phillips , Steve Johnson , Joe DeSantis , Paul Gast , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.