Gainesville: First-round pairings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday at the 40th annual ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday at the 40th annual ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third 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. Larry Dixon, 3.886 seconds, 310.20 mph
    vs. 16. Doug Kalitta, 4.118, 293.98
2. Spencer Massey, 3.908, 307.16
    vs. 15. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.090, 263.67
3. Cory McClenathan, 3.919, 309.63
    vs. 14. Michael Gunderson, 4.082, 287.96
4. Brandon Bernstein, 3.922, 312.64
    vs. 13. Urs Erbacher, 4.043, 286.25
5. Shawn Langdon, 3.937, 309.63
    vs. 12. Terry McMillen, 4.014, 299.73
6. Tony Schumacher, 3.943, 307.58
    vs. 11. Del Cox Jr, 3.993, 304.12
7. Antron Brown, 3.943, 305.77
    vs. 10. Clay Millican, 3.978, 302.69
8. Joe Hartley, 3.965, 307.72
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 3.971, 297.42.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tim Boychuk, 4.178, 273.33
18. Chris Karamesines, 6.137, 195.85
19. Terry Haddock, 8.228, 176.14.

Funny Car
1. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, 4.124, 301.00
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.233, 294.43
2. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.126, 301.00
    vs. 15. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.222, 292.90
3. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.152, 295.08
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.222, 290.94
4. John Force, Mustang, 4.153, 295.21
    vs. 13. Mike Smith, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.199, 295.21
5. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.154, 300.93
    vs. 12. Jerry Toliver, Monte Carlo, 4.184, 287.66
6. Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.156, 293.15
    vs. 11. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.181, 296.50
7. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.157, 299.66
    vs. 10. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.179, 299.20
8. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.163, 302.08
    vs. 9. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.178, 294.50.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Bob Bode, 4.352, 286.07.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.582, 209.95
    vs. 16. V. Gaines, Dodge Stratus, 6.667, 207.05
2. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.596, 209.59
    vs. 15. Tom Martino, Stratus, 6.655, 207.18
3. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.600, 208.97
    vs. 14. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.647, 207.56
4. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.603, 208.49
    vs. 13. Steve Spiess, Cobalt, 6.646, 207.69
5. Jason Line, GXP, 6.618, 209.14
    vs. 12. Jim Yates, GXP, 6.644, 207.75
6. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.623, 208.36
    vs. 11. Justin Humphreys, GXP, 6.637, 207.53
7. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.625, 208.46
    vs. 10. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.633, 208.07
8. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 6.626, 207.94
    vs. 9. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.627, 208.01.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Dave Northrop, 6.672, 207.05
18. Warren Johnson, 6.675, 208.68
19. Tom Hammonds, 6.677, 207.15
20. Jerry Haas, 6.708, 205.98
21. Rodger Brogdon, 6.715, 206.42
22. Bob Benza, 6.738, 205.66
23. Erica Enders, 6.797, 201.94
24. John Gaydosh Jr, 6.813, 202.97.

@Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 6.945, 189.44
    vs. 16. Ryan Schnitz, Kawasaki, 7.232, 181.98
2. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.957, 191.40
    vs. 15. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.166, 178.64
3. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.963, 190.43
    vs. 14. Redell Harris, Buell, 7.158, 180.55
4. Angie McBride, Buell, 6.963, 189.50
    vs. 13. Douglas Horne, 7.147, 184.27
5. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.991, 188.62
    vs. 12. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.069, 183.84
6. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.005, 189.26
    vs. 11. Shawn Gann, Buell, 7.062, 189.23
7. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.007, 189.71
    vs. 10. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.055, 192.71
8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.024, 190.30
    vs. 9. Wes Wells, Suzuki, 7.034, 191.65.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Joe DeSantis, 7.242, 184.25
18. Darin McCurdy, 7.307, 183.07
19. Mike Berry, 7.338, 181.54
20. James Surber, 7.371, 179.85
21. John Sachs Jr, broke.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Bob Benza , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tom Hammonds , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Michael Gunderson , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Joe Hartley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Rodger Brogdon , Matthew Smith , Jerry Haas , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Dave Northrop , Joe DeSantis , Urs Erbacher , Robert Hight , Matt Hagan , Justin Humphreys , Bob Tasca III , Angie McBride , Darin McCurdy , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Shawn Langdon , James Surber , Mike Neff , Spencer Massey , Terry McMillen , Mike Smit