Indianapolis: First-round pairing, Shootout results

CLERMONT, Ind. -- First-round pairings for Monday's professional eliminations at the 51st annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park, the 18th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on...

CLERMONT, Ind. -- First-round pairings for Monday's professional eliminations at the 51st annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park, the 18th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Sunday.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.459 seconds, 329.18 mph
    vs. 16. Jack Beckman, 4.701, 270.64
2. Doug Herbert, 4.463, 3.26.56
    vs. 15. Joe Hartley, 4.623, 321.50
3. Cory McClenathan, 4.497, 328.14
    vs. 14. T.J. Zizzo, 4.615, 319.37
4. Brandon Bernstein, 4.502, 326.32
    vs. 13. David Grubnic, 4.613, 324.67
5. Doug Kalitta, 4.510, 327.59
    vs. 12. Clay Millican, 4.601, 318.99
6. Larry Dixon, 4.510, 326.71
    vs. 11. Scott Weis, 4.591, 322.65
7. Scott Kalitta, 4.516, 328.78
    vs. 10. Melanie Troxel, 4.565, 326.48
8. Rod Fuller, 4.520, 326.63
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.534, 325.30.

Funny Car
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.726, 326.24
    vs. 16. Phil Burkart, Toyota Celica, 4.852, 317.79
2. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.731, 326.00
    vs. 15. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.837, 321.88
3. Frank Pedregon, Dodge Stratus, 4.732, 326.08
    vs. 14. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.835, 311.20
4. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.746, 328.14
    vs. 13. Jim Head, Stratus, 4.833, 320.81
5. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.748, 325.77
    vs. 12. Bob Gilbertson, Monte Carlo, 4.827, 313.29
6. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.755, 322.73
    vs. 11. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.811, 322.19
7. Gary Scelzi, Stratus, 4.763, 327.74
    vs. 10. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.779, 322.65
8. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.768, 324.12
    vs. 9. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.769, 322.34.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.689, 205.72
    vs. 16. Bruce Allen, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.757, 203.74
2. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.727, 205.66
    vs. 15. Mark Pawuk, GTO, 6.755, 204.32
3. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.728, 205.35
    vs. 14. Jeg Coughlin, Dodge Stratus, 6.752, 204.23
4. Jason Line, GTO, 6.730, 204.94
    vs. 13. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.751, 203.86
5. Greg Stanfield, Chevy Cavalier, 6.735, 204.51
    vs. 12. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.748, 203.46
6. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.736, 204.48
    vs. 11. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.748, 204.08
7. Rickie Smith, Cobalt, 6.737, 204.70
    vs. 10. Erica Enders, Cobalt, 6.746, 204.14
8. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.737, 204.70
    vs. 9. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.743, 204.17.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.081, 193.85
    vs. 16. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.205, 181.69
2. Matt Smith, Buell, 7.090, 187.94
    vs. 15. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.201, 183.29
3. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.096, 187.81
    vs. 14. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.190, 182.18
4. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.101, 187.76
    vs. 13. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.184, 187.81
5. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.102, 192.25
    vs. 12. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.162, 187.11
6. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.112, 185.31
    vs. 11. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.138, 188.89
7. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.112, 185.82
    vs. 10. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.135, 181.67
8. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.120, 192.91
    vs. 9. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.125, 188.44.

SKOAL SHOWDOWN:

ROUND ONE
Del Worsham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.875, 314.31
    def. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 5.227, 219.12
Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.897, 314.83
    def. Tommy Johnson, Monte Carlo, 4.984, 317.64
Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.823, 323.81
    def. John Force, Mustang, 4.911, 323.35
Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 4.943, 309.20
    def. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 5.035, 254.14;

SEMIFINALS
Medlen, 4.883, 315.86
    def. Scelzi, 4.940, 307.51
Worsham, 5.636, 307.02
    def. Hight, 5.958, 219.97;

FINAL
Worsham, 4.866, 319.22
    def. Medlen, 7.960, 103.36.

-nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Tommy Johnson , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Geno Scali , Karen Stoffer , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Eric Medlen , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Dave Howard , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Tommy Johnson Jr.