Gainesville: Gatornationals first-round pairings for Sunday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 33rd 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 33rd 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. Larry Dixon, 4.604 seconds, 321.96 mph vs. 16. Andrew Cowin, 4.995, 277.26
2. Cory McClenathan, 4.691, 315.93 vs. 15. John Smith, 4.908, 284.27
3. Kenny Bernstein, 4.694, 315.64 vs. 14. Bruce Litton, 4.888, 299.80
4. Doug Kalitta, 4.702, 313.07 vs. 13. Darrell Russell, 4.884, 297.75
5. Doug Herbert, 4.710, 306.33 vs. 12. Paul Romine, 4.862, 292.33
6. Tony Schumacher, 4.717, 321.73 vs. 11. Scott Weis, 4.808, 270.92
7. Clay Millican, 4.759, 310.41 vs. 10. David Grubnic, 4.801, 305.70
8. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.783, 277.15 vs. 9. Shirley Muldowney, 4.790, 249.81.

Funny Car
1. Gary Densham, Ford Mustang, 4.885, 320.36 vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Pontiac Firebird, 5.210, 233.12
2. Whit Bazemore, Firebird, 4.916, 313.00 vs. 15. Bob Bode, Dodge Avenger, 5.158, 277.32
3. Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 4.957, 313.07 vs. 14. Johnny Gray, Firebird, 5.072, 287.05
4. Tim Wilkerson, Firebird, 4.962, 310.55 vs. 13. Gary Scelzi, Toyota Celica, 5.059, 299.13
5. Cruz Pedregon, Firebird, 4.992, 301.00 vs. 12. John Lawson, Firebird, 5.057, 296.50
6. John Force, Mustang, 5.005, 314.97 vs. 11. Dean Skuza, Dodge Stratus R/T, 5.049, 302.82
7. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 5.006, 314.31 vs. 10. Al Hofmann, Firebird, 5.046, 297.16
8. Ron Capps, Chevy Camaro, 5.006, 296.57 vs. 9. Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro, 5.021, 291.82.

Pro Stock
1. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cavalier, 6.821, 203.37 vs. 16. Mark Whisnant, Cavalier, 6.880, 201.55
2. Tom Hammonds, Cavalier, 6.845, 201.82 vs. 15. Tom Martino, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.879, 200.80
3. George Marnell, Grand Am, 6.857, 201.07 vs. 14. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.876, 201.31
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.861, 201.85 vs. 13. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.875, 201.07
5. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.862, 201.88 vs. 12. Troy Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.874, 201.31
6. J.R. Carr, Pontiac Firebird, 6.867, 201.37 vs. 11. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.874, 202.06
7. Steve Schmidt, Grand Am, 6.867, 201.28 vs. 10. Darrell Alderman, Dodge Neon R/T, 6.873, 201.01
8. V. Gaines, Cavalier, 6.868, 201.94 vs. 9. Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.868, 202.15.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Hines, Suzuki, 7.156, 193.85 vs. 16. Chris Reuter, Suzuki, 7.396, 181.81
2. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.175, 186.67 vs. 15. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.391, 184.62
3. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.182, 187.21 vs. 14. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.391, 184.60
4. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.249, 185.28 vs. 13. Greg Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.380, 181.06
5. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.257, 182.43 vs. 12. John Smith, 7.350, 182.50
6. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 7.261, 182.11 vs. 11. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.346, 181.45
7. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.278, 185.69 vs. 10. Terry Kizer, Suzuki, 7.322, 178.40
8. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.292, 183.89 vs. 9. Geno Scali, Kawasaki, 7.300, 181.35.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Paul Romine , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Shirley Muldowney , Bruce Litton , Antron Brown , Matt Hines , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Darrell Alderman , Kenny Bernstein , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Al Hofmann , Dean Skuza , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Bruce Allen , Tom Hammonds , Geno Scali , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Greg Underdahl , George Marnell , Johnny Gray , Chris Reuter , Steve Schmidt , Mark Whisnant , Bob Bode , J.R. Carr , Michael Phillips , Steve Johnson , Chris Bostick , Joe DeSantis , Tommy Johnson Jr.