Madison: First-round pairings

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 10th annual O'Reilly NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Castrol at Gateway International Raceway, the 12th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag...

MADISON, Ill. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 10th annual O'Reilly NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Castrol at Gateway International Raceway, the 12th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Rod Fuller, 4.551 seconds, 328.30 mph
    vs. 16. Troy Buff, 4.799, 303.50
2. Brandon Bernstein, 4.573, 327.59
    vs. 15. Larry Dixon, 4.776, 305.70
3. Doug Kalitta, 4.586, 330.55
    vs. 14. Scott Palmer, 4.741, 292.84
4. David Baca, 4.594, 326.87
    vs. 13. Morgan Lucas, 4.725, 293.03
5. Tony Schumacher, 4.600, 325.92
    vs. 12. Scott Weis, 4.717, 309.06
6. Hillary Will, 4.605, 320.05
    vs. 11. Melanie Troxel, 4.692, 315.27
7. Cory McClenathan, 4.614, 320.43
    vs. 10. David Grubnic, 4.671, 318.39
8. Bob Vandergriff, 4.634, 321.27
    vs. 9. J.R. Todd, 4.666, 310.20.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.803, 319.75
    vs. 16. Tony Bartone, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.956, 305.08
2. Whit Bazemore, Dodge Charger, 4.806, 325.37
    vs. 15. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.954, 309.06
3. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.813, 323.81
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Monte Carlo, 4.941, 314.68
4. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 4.823, 319.52


    vs. 13. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.933, 316.01
5. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.842, 321.96
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.909, 313.37
6. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.847, 308.50
    vs. 11. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.882, 310.27
7. John Force, Mustang, 4.848, 319.67
    vs. 10. Scott Kalitta, Monte Carlo, 4.868, 317.27
8. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.855, 318.09
    vs. 9. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.860, 315.19.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.692, 206.23
    vs. 16. Steve Schmidt, GTO, 6.737, 205.38
2. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.693, 205.91
    vs. 15. Mark Pawuk, GTO, 6.732, 205.13
3. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.693, 205.72
    vs. 14. Richie Stevens, Dodge Stratus, 6.727, 205.04
4. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.702, 205.51
    vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.724, 205.16
5. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.704, 205.60
    vs. 12. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.723, 205.38
6. Erica Enders, Cobalt, 6.705, 205.76
    vs. 11. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.722, 205.35
7. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.707, 205.63
    vs. 10. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.718, 204.63
8. Jason Line, GTO, 6.712, 205.82
    vs. 9. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.718, 205.44.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Tom Bradford, Buell, 7.083, 189.28
    vs. 16. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.209, 185.49
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.085, 188.89
    vs. 15. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.193, 184.77
3. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.098, 187.26
    vs. 14. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.187, 191.67
4. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.119, 188.12
    vs. 13. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.182, 185.72
5. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.120, 189.28
    vs. 12. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.168, 186.85
6. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.126, 187.31
    vs. 11. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.167, 186.30
7. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.129, 187.83
    vs. 10. Matt Smith, Buell, 7.164, 186.18
8. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.153, 184.90
    vs. 9. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.154, 186.90.

-nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Antron Brown , Larry Dixon , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Geno Scali , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Scott Palmer , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Eric Medlen , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Dave Howard , Rod Fuller , Tom Bradford , Hillary Will , Troy Buff , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.