Las Vegas II: First-round pairings

LAS VEGAS -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Seventh annual ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the 22nd of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based...

LAS VEGAS -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Seventh annual ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the 22nd of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.482 seconds, 327.90 mph
    vs. 16. Doug Foley, 4.597, 324.05
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.528, 331.04
    vs. 15. Urs Erbacher, 4.594, 326.48
3. Melanie Troxel, 4.529, 331.53
    vs. 14. Clay Millican, 4.582, 322.73
4. Rod Fuller, 4.529, 326.32
    vs. 13. David Grubnic, 4.561, 328.94
5. David Baca, 4.532, 326.79
    vs. 12. Cory McClenathan, 4.557, 326.56
6. Brandon Bernstein, 4.534, 328.78
    vs. 11. Doug Herbert, 4.555, 318.54
7. Larry Dixon, 4.534, 321.42
    vs. 10. J.R. Todd, 4.550, 326.95
8. Bob Vandergriff, 4.536, 330.72
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.543, 328.22.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Hillary Will, 4.625, 326.48
18. Joe Hartley, 4.627, 325.85
19. Scotty Cannon, 4.630, 287.23
20. Alan Bradshaw, 4.645, 314.68
21. Mike Strasburg, 4.669, 316.82
22. Steven Chrisman, 5.013, 281.48
23. Rob Passey, 5.308, 209.23.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.763, 322.58
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.835, 323.43
2. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.770, 317.57
    vs. 15. Jerry Toliver, Solara, 4.833, 319.52
3. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Charger, 4.775, 324.67
    vs. 14. Cruz Pedregon, Impala, 4.823, 320.89
4. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.777, 320.66
    vs. 13. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.819, 315.78
5. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.782, 321.81
    vs. 12. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.809, 316.15
6. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.783, 323.58
    vs. 11. Phil Burkart, Mustang, 4.809, 318.77
7. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.784, 326.40
    vs. 10. Jeff Arend, Impala, 4.799, 324.28
8. Scott Kalitta, Solara, 4.788, 323.50
    vs. 9. Mike Ashley, Charger, 4.796, 328.86.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Kenny Bernstein, 4.844, 318.92
18. Tony Bartone, 4.864, 310.98
19. Tommy Johnson Jr., 4.864, 313.88
20. Tim Wilkerson, 4.896, 305.08
21. Jon Capps, 4.898, 298.54
22. Bob Gilbertson, 4.935, 304.80
23. Terry Haddock, 4.952, 309.63
24. James Day, 5.272, 273.77
25. Peter Russo, broke.

Pro Stock
1. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cobalt, 6.725, 205.57
    vs. 16. Kenny Koretsky, Cobalt, 6.773, 203.34
2. Jason Line, Pontiac GTO, 6.727, 205.22
    vs. 15. V. Gaines, Dodge Stratus, 6.757, 203.65
3. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.731, 205.01
    vs. 14. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.757, 203.49
4. Justin Humphreys, GTO, 6.740, 204.05
    vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.757, 203.65
5. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.746, 204.08
    vs. 12. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.757, 203.89
6. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.747, 203.95
    vs. 11. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.757, 204.66
7. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.749, 203.98
    vs. 10. Max Naylor, Stratus, 6.755, 202.55
8. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.750, 204.14
    vs. 9. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.752, 204.51.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Mike Edwards, 6.779, 202.64
18. Matt Hartford, 6.784, 203.34
19. Craig Hankinson, 6.794, 202.76
20. Ben Watson, 6.807, 202.39
21. Gene Wilson, 6.810, 202.55
22. Todd Hoerner, 6.812, 201.52
23. Bob Panella, 6.833, 202.79
24. Gordie Rivera, 6.853, 201.13
25. Bill Glidden, 6.918, 199.37
26. Tom Hammonds, 12.445, 85.02.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.023, 189.60
    vs. 16. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.235, 185.66
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.049, 188.44
    vs. 15. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.215, 184.67
3. Matt Smith, Buell, 7.049, 186.77
    vs. 14. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.171, 185.56
4. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.055, 189.20
    vs. 13. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.158, 183.39
5. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 7.070, 186.20
    vs. 12. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.157, 187.81
6. Peggy Llewellyn, Buell, 7.071, 187.60
    vs. 11. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.143, 184.80
7. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.100, 185.89
    vs. 10. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.112, 188.28
8. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.102, 186.41
    vs. 9. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.110, 186.38.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Joe DeSantis, 7.274, 184.07
18. Michael Ray, 7.304, 179.76
19. Mike Berry, 7.320, 179.85
20. Ryan Schnitz, 7.559, 174.44.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Kenny Bernstein , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Peggy Llewellyn , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Gene Wilson , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Tom Hammonds , Geno Scali , Ben Watson , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Mike Strasburg , Alan Bradshaw , Jason Line , Mike Ashley , Joe Hartley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Gordie Rivera , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , Angelle Sampey , Peter Russo , Dave Connolly , Billy Glidden , Jon Capps , Craig Hankinson , James Day , Matt Hartford , Michael Ray , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Todd Hoerner , Rob Passey , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr.