Phoenix Final Eliminations Summary and Points

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Final results from the 16th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway. The $1.5 million race is the second of 24 events in the $45-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing ...

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Final results from the 16th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway. The $1.5 million race is the second of 24 events in the $45-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series:

TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE -- Kenny Bernstein, Lake Forest, Calif., 5.950, 239.19 def. Bruce Litton, Indianapolis, 6.392, 155.60; Doug Herbert, Cherryville, N.C., 4.786, 287.47 def. Tim Gibson, Irvine, Calif., 5.245, 201.07; Tony Schumacher, Park Ridge, Ill., 4.661, 310.55 def. Don Lampus, Garland, Texas, 5.233, 208.94; Joe Amato, Exeter, Pa., 4.701, 307.93 def. Jim Bailey, Mantua, Ohio, 7.093, 111.71; Gary Scelzi, Fresno, Calif., 4.629, 313.95 def. Robert Reehl, Whittier, Calif., 5.258, 195.73; Larry Dixon, Indianapolis, 4.683, 317.27 def. David Grubnic, Ennis, Mont., 4.750, 283.31; Melanie Troxel, Littleton, Colo., 4.755, 316.45 def. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, Williamston, S.C., 4.705, 306.74; Bob Vandergriff, Cumming, Ga., 4.724, 300.20 def. Cory McClenathan, Anaheim, Calif., 4.773, 317.12; QUARTERFINALS -- Vandergriff, 4.703, 308.78 def. Amato, 7.454, 112.65; Dixon, 4.711, 313.51 def. Herbert, 4.974, 235.76; Schumacher, 4.689, 310.48 def. Troxel, 4.726, 312.42; Scelzi, 4.645, 310.98 def. Bernstein, 7.078, 118.16; SEMIFINALS -- Vandergriff, 4.840, 297.68 def. Dixon, 5.061, 247.43; Schumacher, 4.681, 312.93 def. Scelzi, 4.739, 305.49; FINAL -- Schumacher, 5.095, 289.57 def. Vandergriff, 5.421, 243.77.

FUNNY CAR: ROUND ONE -- Del Worsham, Laguna Hills, Calif., Pontiac Firebird, 6.335, 208.49 def. Frank Pedregon, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Firebird, 7.610, 129.06; Ron Capps, Carlsbad, Calif., Chevrolet Camaro, 4.927, 303.30 def. Bob Gilbertson, Gastonia, N.C., Camaro, 8.985, 101.59; John Force, Yorba Linda, Calif., Ford Mustang, 4.979, 309.06 def. Johnny Gray, Carlsbad, N.M., Dodge Avenger, 15.208, 77.06; Jerry Toliver, Huntington Beach, Calif., Camaro, 5.020, 307.65 def. Cristen Powell, Portland, Ore., Firebird, 5.119, 283.37; Tony Pedregon, Chino Hills, Calif., Mustang, 5.854, 227.88 def. Gary Densham, Bellflower, Calif., Firebird, 8.025, 102.79; Al Hofmann, Umatilla, Fla., Firebird, 5.127, 286.68 def. Whit Bazemore, Indianapolis, Camaro, 5.324, 227.57; Scotty Cannon, Lyman, S.C., Camaro, 5.382, 253.75 def. Dean Skuza, Brecksville, Ohio, Avenger, 7.597, 115.90; Jim Epler, Phoenix, Firebird, 4.984, 304.53 def. Phil Burkart, Yorkville, N.Y., Firebird, 5.035, 302.14; QUARTERFINALS -- Toliver, 5.012, 306.26 def. Hofmann, 5.098, 294.37; Capps, 4.996, 298.40 def. Epler, 5.961, 157.65; Force, 4.968, 308.00 def. Cannon, 8.249, 102.28; T. Pedregon, 4.953, 312.42 def. Worsham, 5.027, 301.67; SEMIFINALS -- Capps, 10.024, 77.76 def. T. Pedregon, broke; Force, 5.101, 293.35 def. Toliver, 5.226, 271.08; FINAL -- Force, 4.933, 313.88 def. Capps, 8.196, 101.89.

PRO STOCK: ROUND ONE -- Greg Anderson, Jacksonville, N.C., Pontiac Firebird, 7.040, 195.59 def. Richie Stevens, New Orleans, Firebird, 6.975, 197.25; Ron Krisher, Warren, Ohio, Firebird, 6.950, 198.44 def. Mike Trumble, Pasadena, Texas, Firebird, 7.014, 197.86; Warren Johnson, Buford, Ga., Firebird, 6.936, 198.41 def. George Marnell, Las Vegas, Firebird, 6.986, 196.50; Bruce Allen, Arlington, Texas, Firebird, 6.969, 197.94 def. Troy Coughlin, Columbus, Ohio, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 6.979, 197.13; Mark Pawuk, Akron, Ohio, Firebird, 6.964, 198.15 def. Tom Martino, Farmingdale, N.J., Firebird, 9.620, 96.85; Jeg Coughlin, Columbus, Ohio, Cutlass, 6.938, 198.76 def. Larry Morgan, Newark, Ohio, Dodge Avenger, 7.019, 196.44; Jamie Yates, Alexandria, Va., Firebird, 7.067, 195.76 def. Kurt Johnson, Lawrenceville, Ga., Chevrolet Camaro, 12.256, 71.83; Jim Yates, Alexandria, Va., Firebird, 6.958, 198.55 def. V. Gaines, Lakewood, Colo., Camaro, 12.539, 69.38; QUARTERFINALS -- Jamie Yates, 7.585, 162.57 def. Anderson, 13.975, 60.71; Pawuk, 6.989, 197.19 def. Allen, 7.029, 196.36; Krisher, 6.995, 197.71 def. Jim Yates, 7.043, 197.08; J. Coughlin, 6.951, 198.06 def. W. Johnson, 6.975, 198.61; SEMIFINALS -- Pawuk, 7.056, 196.63 def. Jamie Yates, 7.119, 194.86; J. Coughlin, 6.960, 198.52 def. Krisher, 7.072, 196.90; FINAL -- J. Coughlin, 6.961, 198.44 def. Pawuk, 7.081, 195.90.

Point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 16th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals present by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway. The $1.5 million race is the second of 24 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series.

TOP FUEL: 1. Gary Scelzi, Fresno, 195; 2. Tony Schumacher, 210; 3. Larry Dixon, 152; 4. Joe Amato, 135; 5. Bob Vandergriff, 92; 6. Kenny Bernstein, 107; 7. Doug Herbert, 87; Melanie Troxel, 87; 9. Cory McClenathan, 85; 10. Doug Kalitta, 64.

FUNNY CAR: 1. Jerry Toliver, 193; 2. Tony Pedregon, 158; 3. John Force, 175; 4. Ron Capps, 122; 5. Del Worsham, 106; 6. Gary Densham, 103; 7. Jim Epler, 86; 8. Bruce Sarver, 85; Whit Bazemore, 85; Al Hofmann, 85.

PRO STOCK: 1. Jeg Coughlin Jr., 233; 2. Warren Johnson, 146; 3. Mark Pawuk, 128; 4. Tom Martino, 107; 5. Ron Krisher, 105; 6. Greg Anderson,104; 7. George Marnell, 103; 8. Jim Yates, 95; 9. Kurt Johnson, 91; 10. Bruce Allen, 88.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Bruce Litton , Bruce Sarver , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Kenny Bernstein , Jamie Yates , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Jim Epler , Tony Pedregon , Al Hofmann , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Joe Amato , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cory McClenathan , Bruce Allen , Tom Martino , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , George Marnell , Don Lampus , Tim Gibson , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Robert Reehl , Cristen Powell
Teams Williams