Gainesville: First-round pairings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 36th annual Mac Tools NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 36th annual Mac Tools NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. David Grubnic, 4.481 seconds, 331.85 mph
    vs. 16. Bruce Litton, 4.832, 295.76
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.488, 325.14
    vs. 15. Doug Herbert, 4.774, 241.74
3. Cory McClenathan, 4.497, 331.00
    vs. 14. Scott Weis, 4.686, 315.67
4. Tony Schumacher, 4.520, 333.95
    vs. 13. Rod Fuller, 4.671, 316.45
5. Larry Dixon, 4.525, 326.56
    vs. 12. David Baca, 4.669, 322.92
6. Morgan Lucas, 4.537, 320.97
    vs. 11. John Smith, 4.629, 318.58
7. Brandon Bernstein, 4.551, 325.85
    vs. 10. Andrew Cowin, 4.583, 314.35
8. Clay Millican, 4.572, 315.90
    vs. 9. Scott Kalitta, 4.577, 326.20.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.749, 325.96
    vs. 16. Dale Creasy Jr., Pontiac Firebird, 5.034, 286.80
2. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.773, 326.08
    vs. 15. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.014, 259.14
3. John Force, Mustang, 4.775, 329.42
    vs. 14. Jim Head, Dodge Stratus, 4.967, 302.41
4. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.803, 322.34
    vs. 13. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.926, 315.90
5. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.815, 312.60
    vs. 12. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.902, 321.65
6. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.824, 320.17
    vs. 11. Jeff Arend, Monte Carlo, 4.887, 304.56
7. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.834, 313.91
    vs. 10. Bob Gilbertson, Monte Carlo, 4.887, 311.63
8. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.862, 313.26
    vs. 9. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.865, 302.31.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.633, 208.23
    vs. 16. Rickie Smith, Chevy Cavalier, 6.709, 206.46
2. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.650, 207.03
    vs. 15. Allen Johnson, Dodge Stratus, 6.708, 205.94
3. Kenny Koretsky, Stratus, 6.660, 207.27
    vs. 14. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.696, 207.08
4. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.669, 207.51
    vs. 13. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.695, 206.32
5. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.671, 207.13


    vs. 12. Greg Stanfield, Cavalier, 6.689, 206.94
6. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.672, 207.23
    vs. 11. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.687, 207.46
7. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.672, 206.46
    vs. 10. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.686, 207.13
8. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.681, 207.03
    vs. 9. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.683, 206.42.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.991, 197.45


    vs. 16. Blaine Hale, Suzuki, 7.149, 187.22
2. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.007, 197.45
    vs. 15. Redell Harris, Suzuki, 7.147, 184.95
3. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.016, 190.67
    vs. 14. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.139, 189.03
4. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.024, 190.47
    vs. 13. Scott Valetti, Kawasaki, 7.136, 190.27
5. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.029, 190.47
    vs. 12. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 7.111, 187.85
6. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.038, 190.63
    vs. 11. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.093, 188.79
7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.055, 192.47
    vs. 10. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.082, 187.26
8. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.056, 187.77
    vs. 9. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.077, 190.31.

-nhra-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Blaine Hale , David Grubnic , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Geno Scali , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Jeff Arend , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chris Bostick , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.