Memphis: First-round pairings

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 17th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing...

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, the 17th 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, 4.610 seconds, 309.56 mph
    vs. 16. Bobby Lagana Jr., 5.106, 285.17
2. Larry Dixon, 4.618, 314.61
    vs. 15. John Smith, 5.094, 272.89
3. Rod Fuller, 4.625, 311.20
    vs. 14. Scott Weis, 5.003, 273.27
4. Cory McClenathan, 4.640, 311.92
    vs. 13. Mitch King, 4.901, 269.73
5. Doug Herbert, 4.655, 302.48
    vs. 12. Scott Kalitta, 4.718, 302.75
6. Clay Millican, 4.661, 307.86
    vs. 11. David Grubnic, 4.705, 303.37
7. Melanie Troxel, 4.676, 312.78
    vs. 10. Doug Kalitta, 4.703, 304.53
8. Brandon Bernstein, 4.676, 306.88
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.691, 311.49.

Funny Car
1. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.883, 295.72
    vs. 16. Jack Wyatt, Pontiac Firebird, 5.198, 252.61
2. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 4.906, 300.66
    vs. 15. Bob Gilbertson, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.157, 274.11
3. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.936, 299.33
    vs. 14. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 5.128, 280.95
4. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.940, 300.86
    vs. 13. Phil Burkart, Toyota Celica, 5.067, 290.19
5. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.951, 294.37
    vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 5.040, 295.40
6. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.955, 306.40
    vs. 11. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 5.010, 289.32
7. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.967, 295.46
    vs. 10. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 5.009, 289.88
8. John Force, Mustang, 4.982, 292.90
    vs. 9. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.993, 301.20. Pro Stock
1. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.787, 202.85
    vs. 16. Kenny Koretsky, Dodge Stratus, 6.847, 200.86
2. Rickie Smith, Chevy Cavalier, 6.792, 202.91
    vs. 15. Jim Yates, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.847, 200.71
3. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.805, 202.55
    vs. 14. Ronnie Humphrey, Cavalier, 6.845, 200.80
4. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.812, 201.94
    vs. 13. Dave Howard, Cobalt, 6.835, 201.43
5. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.818, 201.94
    vs. 12. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.833, 201.16
6. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.819, 202.09
    vs. 11. Erica Enders, Cobalt, 6.832, 201.55
7. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.820, 202.03
    vs. 10. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.829, 201.61
8. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.824, 201.67
    vs. 9. Greg Stanfield, Cavalier, 6.826, 201.49.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.127, 181.57
    vs. 16. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.235, 187.99
2. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.129, 187.68
    vs. 15. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.224, 184.95
3. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.169, 184.25
    vs. 14. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.222, 183.72
4. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.174, 184.45
    vs. 13. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.220, 184.09
5. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.182, 185.72
    vs. 12. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.212, 181.23
6. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.183, 183.97
    vs. 11. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.210, 186.18
7. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.187, 186.72
    vs. 10. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.207, 185.13
8. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.199, 185.89
    vs. 9. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.202, 188.28.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Mitch King , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Ronnie Humphrey , Eric Medlen , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Joe DeSantis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Angelle Sampey , Tommy Johnson Jr.