Gainesville: First-round pairings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 34th 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 34th 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. Doug Kalitta, 4.535 seconds, 326.08 mph
    vs. 16. Shirley Muldowney, 4.694, 305.39
2. Brandon Bernstein, 4.537, 327.27
    vs. 15. Andrew Cowin, 4.688, 307.48
3. Larry Dixon, 4.541, 324.44
    vs. 14. Bruce Litton, 4.684, 308.00
4. Doug Herbert, 4.556, 323.50
    vs. 13. Paul Romine, 4.683, 318.58
5. Clay Millican, 4.559, 320.05
    vs. 12. David Baca, 4.673, 303.43
6. Tony Schumacher, 4.578, 315.01
    vs. 11. Jim Head, 4.671, 310.88
7. Cory McClenathan, 4.597, 320.05
    vs. 10. Darrell Russell, 4.651, 316.67
8. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.644, 319.37
    vs. 9. John Smith, 4.648, 312.71.

Funny Car
1. Tony Pedregon, Ford Mustang, 4.811, 317.57
    vs. 16. Scotty Cannon, Pontiac Firebird, 5.072, 300.10
2. Dean Skuza, Firebird, 4.821, 313.47
    vs. 15. Dale Creasy Jr., Firebird, 4.958, 310.45
3. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.832, 316.45
    vs. 14. Ron Capps, Chevy Camaro, 4.912, 314.68
4. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Stratus, 4.835, 321.88
    vs. 13. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 4.898, 315.34
5. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 4.836, 314.79
    vs. 12. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 4.883, 312.17
6. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.838, 320.85
    vs. 11. Bob Gilbertson, Firebird, 4.883, 315.01
7. John Force, Mustang, 4.839, 316.90
    vs. 10. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.873, 313.69
8. Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.856, 313.80
    vs. 9. Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro, 4.860, 316.01.

Pro Stock
1. Bruce Allen, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.777, 202.33
    vs. 16. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.826, 201.92
2. Greg Anderson, Grand Am, 6.788, 203.43
    vs. 15. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cavalier, 6.820, 201.52
3. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.794, 203.71
    vs. 14. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.817, 201.20
4. Terry Adams, Cavalier, 6.794, 202.47
    vs. 13. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.813, 201.79
5. Scott Geoffrion, Ford Escort, 6.798, 202.70
    vs. 12. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.813, 201.79
6. V. Gaines, Cavalier, 6.798, 202.20
    vs. 11. Mark Whisnant, Cavalier, 6.811, 201.97
7. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.802, 203.02
    vs. 10. Tom Martino, Grand Am, 6.809, 201.92
8. Darrell Alderman, Dodge Neon R/T, 6.806, 202.20
    vs. 9. Allen Johnson, Neon R/T, 6.808, 202.42.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.160, 182.03
    vs. 16. Chris Reuter, Suzuki, 7.308, 182.70
2. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.176, 184.27
    vs. 15. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.305, 180.54
3. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.183, 186.83
    vs. 14. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 7.300, 179.82
4. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.197, 183.37
    vs. 13. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.292, 182.92
5. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.213, 184.99
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.280, 180.18
6. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.216, 185.22
    vs. 11. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.278, 185.22
7. Fred Collis, Suzuki, 7.218, 184.31
    vs. 10. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.275, 179.89
8. Fred Camarena, Suzuki, 7.234, 184.38
    vs. 9. Brian Schultz, Suzuki, 7.273, 184.69.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Paul Romine , Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Shirley Muldowney , Bruce Litton , 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 , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Dale Creasy Jr. , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Fred Camarena , Scott Geoffrion , Brandon Bernstein , Terry Adams , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Chris Reuter , Fred Collis , Andrew Hines , Mark Whisnant , Michael Phillips , Steve Johnson , Chris Bostick , Joe DeSantis , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.