Joliet: First-round pairings

JOLIET, IL -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Ninth annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway, the tenth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

JOLIET, IL -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Ninth annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway, the tenth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.447 seconds, 329.50 mph
    vs. 16. Alan Bradshaw, 4.640, 315.64
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.496, 326.71
    vs. 15. Joe Hartley, 4.611, 316.82
3. David Baca, 4.504, 331.69
    vs. 14. Brandon Bernstein, 4.610, 324.75
4. Doug Herbert, 4.507, 321.35
    vs. 13. Morgan Lucas, 4.589, 314.31
5. David Grubnic, 4.507, 323.35
    vs. 12. Melanie Troxel, 4.555, 308.50
6. Rod Fuller, 4.518, 330.96
    vs. 11. Cory McClenathan, 4.552, 329.67
7. Bob Vandergriff, 4.528, 327.19
    vs. 10. Larry Dixon, 4.540, 326.00
8. J.R. Todd, 4.529, 326.40
    vs. 9. Hillary Will, 4.539, 323.35.

Funny Car
1. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.672, 328.70
    vs. 16. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.802, 314.97
2. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Charger, 4.674, 330.88
    vs. 15. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.801, 305.91
3. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.681, 327.51
    vs. 14. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.788, 322.42
4. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.685, 328.06
    vs. 13. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.782, 316.97
5. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.689, 329.02
    vs. 12. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.771, 313.00
6. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.694, 315.34
    vs. 11. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 4.764, 325.45
7. John Force, Mustang, 4.731, 320.97
    vs. 10. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.761, 325.92
8. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.742, 329.50
    vs. 9. Mike Ashley, Monte Carlo, 4.756, 329.83.

Pro Stock
1. Richie Stevens, Dodge Stratus, 6.635, 207.40
    vs. 16. Steve Schmidt, Pontiac GTO, 6.700, 206.10
2. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.650, 207.27
    vs. 15. Dave Northrop, Stratus, 6.698, 205.13
3. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cobalt, 6.653, 206.80
    vs. 14. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.691, 206.99
4. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.659, 207.27
    vs. 13. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.686, 206.20
5. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.663, 207.75
    vs. 12. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.685, 206.89
6. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.664, 207.43
    vs. 11. Mark Pawuk, Cobalt, 6.683, 206.26
7. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.667, 206.64
    vs. 10. Erica Enders, Cobalt, 6.680, 207.02
8. Jason Line, GTO, 6.669, 206.99
    vs. 9. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.678, 206.83.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.988, 189.26
    vs. 16. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.119, 188.44
2. Matt Smith, Buell, 7.020, 188.52
    vs. 15. Marco Andreano, Buell, 7.118, 184.65
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.029, 190.48
    vs. 14. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.115, 187.68
4. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.051, 186.59
    vs. 13. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.102, 185.23
5. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.058, 189.15
    vs. 12. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.102, 189.04
6. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.073, 189.28
    vs. 11. Tom Bradford, Buell, 7.085, 187.55
7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.079, 190.35
    vs. 10. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.081, 187.00
8. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.080, 189.15
    vs. 9. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.081, 189.12.

-nhra-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , 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 , Ron Krisher , David Baca , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Chris Rivas , Alan Bradshaw , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Steve Schmidt , Mike Ashley , Joe Hartley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Eric Medlen , Bob Vandergriff , GT Tonglet , Dave Northrop , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Dave Howard , Matt Guidera , Tom Bradford , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Angelle Sampey , Marco Andreano , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.