Indianapolis: First-round pairings

INDIANAPOLIS -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Monday for the 52nd annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis, the 18th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings...

INDIANAPOLIS -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Monday for the 52nd annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis, 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, 4.475 seconds, 332.59 mph
    vs. 16. J.R. Todd, 4.585, 322.58
2. Larry Dixon, 4.492, 328.38
    vs. 15. Doug Foley, 4.583, 326.00
3. Doug Kalitta, 4.497, 322.65
    vs. 14. David Baca, 4.581, 327.11
4. Rod Fuller, 4.509, 329.67
    vs. 13. Andrew Cowin, 4.572, 323.50
5. Melanie Troxel, 4.521, 326.08
    vs. 12. Alan Bradshaw, 4.557, 326.32
6. Cory McClenathan, 4.524, 329.34
    vs. 11. Doug Herbert, 4.545, 322.50
7. Hillary Will, 4.531, 325.69
    vs. 10. Brandon Bernstein, 4.544, 328.46
8. David Grubnic, 4.541, 327.51
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.543, 316.67.

Funny Car
1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.691, 328.54
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Dodge Stratus, 4.801, 323.35
2. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.692, 326.56
    vs. 15. Bob Gilbertson, Stratus, 4.793, 318.92
3. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.701, 325.14
    vs. 14. Scott Kalitta, Toyota Solara, 4.790, 322.11
4. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Charger, 4.718, 327.43
    vs. 13. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.784, 319.37
5. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.728, 324.12
    vs. 12. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.779, 325.92
6. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.730, 324.67
    vs. 11. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.770, 319.98
7. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.735, 330.31
    vs. 10. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.760, 328.54
8. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.735, 325.30
    vs. 9. Mike Ashley, Stratus, 4.737, 328.30.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.662, 206.95
    vs. 16. Dave Northrop, Dodge Stratus, 6.717, 205.44
2. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.672, 206.83
    vs. 15. Steve Schmidt, Cobalt, 6.716, 205.85
3. Jason Line, GTO, 6.676, 206.64
    vs. 14. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.710, 205.79
4. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.682, 206.32
    vs. 13. Bob Benza, Cobalt, 6.707, 205.29
5. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.683, 206.73
    vs. 12. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.705, 205.66
6. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.686, 206.07
    vs. 11. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.702, 205.13
7. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.690, 205.57
    vs. 10. Tom Martino, GTO, 6.695, 206.10
8. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.693, 206.35
    vs. 9. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.694, 206.20.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.994, 188.70
    vs. 16. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.117, 186.85
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.020, 189.68
    vs. 15. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.102, 185.03
3. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.041, 189.23
    vs. 14. Tom Bradford, Buell, 7.098, 186.98
4. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.053, 188.52
    vs. 13. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.097, 187.89
5. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.069, 187.70
    vs. 12. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.096, 185.61
6. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.070, 186.41
    vs. 11. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.095, 189.15
7. Paul Gast, Suzuki, 7.078, 186.64
    vs. 10. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.092, 185.95
8. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.085, 185.69
    vs. 9. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.088, 188.81.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Bob Benza , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Tommy Johnson , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Geno Scali , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Chris Rivas , Alan Bradshaw , Morgan Lucas , Steve Schmidt , Mike Ashley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Doug Foley , Michael Phillips , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Dave Howard , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Tom Bradford , Hillary Will , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Paul Gast , Mike Edwards