Phoenix: Final finish, results, standings

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Final finish order (1-16) for professional categories at the 17th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway. The $1.8 million race is the second of 24 events in the...

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Final finish order (1-16) for professional categories at the 17th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway. The $1.8 million race is the second of 24 events in the $50-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. <pre> TOP FUEL:

1. Doug Kalitta; 2. Darrell Russell; 3. Tony Schumacher; 4. Kenny Bernstein; 5. Gary Scelzi; 6. Larry Dixon; 7. Mike Dunn; 8. Doug Herbert; 9. Andrew Cowin; 10. Robert Reehl; 11. Rhonda Hartman-Smith; 12. Paul Romine; 13. Bobby Baldwin; 14. Tim Gibson; 15. David Grubnic.

FUNNY CAR:

1. John Force, Ford Mustang; 2. Bruce Sarver, Pontiac Firebird; 3. Gary Densham, Chevy Camaro; 4. Ron Capps, Camaro; 5. Scotty Cannon, Firebird; 6. Del Worsham, Firebird; 7. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Camero; 8. Chuck Etchells, Camaro; 9. Whit Bazemore, Firebird; 10. Jerry Toliver, Firebird; 11. Tony Pedregon, Mustang; 12. Bob Gilbertson, Camaro; 13. Al Hofmann, Firebird; 14. Dean Skuza, Dodge R/T; 15. Frank Pedregon, Firebird; 16. Jim Epler, Camaro.

PRO STOCK:

1. Warren Johnson, Pontiac Grand Am; 2. Brad Jeter, Grand Am; 3. Jim Yates, Grand Am; 4. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am; 5. Jeg Coughlin, Oldsmobile Cutlass; 6. Mike Edwards, Pontiac Firebird; 7. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cavalier; 8. Ron Krisher, Firebird; 9. John Nobile, Cutlass; 10. Darrell Alderman, Dodge R/T; 11. Larry Morgan, R/T; 12. Richie Stevens, Grand Am; 13. Mark Osborne, R/T; 14. George Marnell, Grand Am; 15. Robert Patrick, Ford Mustang; 16. Bruce Allen, Grand Am.

Sunday's final results from the 17th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway. The $1.6-million race is the second of 24 events in the $50-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series:

Top Fuel -- Doug Kalitta, 4.628 seconds, 309.84 mph def. Darrell Russell, 7.416 seconds, 111.94 mph.

Funny Car -- John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.929, 285.77 def. Bruce Sarver, Pontiac Firebird, 6.956, 121.91.

Pro Stock -- Warren Johnson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.924, 199.20 def. Brad Jeter, Grand Am, 6.967, 198.23.

Federal-Mogul Dragster -- Rick Santos, Santos, 5.457, 259.51 def. Mark Hentges, Hadman, 5.534, 257.83.

Federal-Mogul Funny Car -- Pat Austin, Firebird, 6.400, 161.21 def. Steve Gasparrelli, Firebird, 7.878, 122.48.

Comp Eliminator -- Dean Howerton, Dragster, 7.171, 174.05 def. Edward Shalkowski, Dragster, 8.498, 151.66.

Super Stock -- Dan Fletcher, Chevy Camaro, 13.798, 64.16 def. Abe Loewen, Pontiac Grand Am, foul.

Stock -- Al Corda, Pontiac Firebird, 10.755, 119.44 def. Mark Dickerson, Dodge Duster, 11.310, 116.43.

Super Comp -- Rob Slavinski, Dragster, 8.991, 168.98 def. Keith Downing, Dragster, 8.942, 154.90.

Super Gas -- Jed Bourquin, Dodge Daytona, 10.137, 130.66 def. Ken Harkema, '27-T Ford, 10.138, 137.60.

Super Street -- Gary Thompson, Chevrolet Corvette, 11.049, 124.13 def. Dwight Downing, Plymouth Arrow, 11.039, 123.34.

Final round-by-round results from the 17th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway, the second of 24 events in the $50-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series:

TOP FUEL:

ROUND ONE -- Doug Kalitta, 4.609, 313.66 def. David Grubnic, 7.498, 92.75; Darrell Russell, 4.658, 309.34 def. Andrew Cowin, 4.774, 306.40; Tony Schumacher, 4.628, 315.49 def. Robert Reehl, 4.994, 238.47; Doug Herbert, 4.955, 287.72 def. Paul Romine, 5.815, 154.76; Mike Dunn, 9.332, 87.79 was unopposed; Larry Dixon, 5.407, 286.07 def. Bobby Baldwin, 6.516, 130.54; Gary Scelzi, 4.640, 313.51 def. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 5.177, 202.12; Kenny Bernstein, 4.651, 313.15 def. Tim Gibson, 7.120, 109.56.

QUARTERFINALS -- Russell, 4.634, 311.85 def. Dunn, 6.070, 158.09; Bernstein, 4.647, 309.84 def. Herbert, 7.337, 112.67; Schumacher, 4.620, 314.31 def. Scelzi, 4.656, 313.66; Kalitta, 4.672, 310.41 def. Dixon, 4.703, 312.13;

SEMIFINALS -- Kalitta, 4.631, 313.15 def. Bernstein, 11.279, 91.97; Russell, 4.622, 312.28 def. Schumacher, 4.844, 289.57; FINAL -- Kalitta, 4.628, 309.84 def. Russell, 7.416, 111.94.

FUNNY CAR:

ROUND ONE -- Gary Densham, Chevy Camaro, 5.041, 295.21 def. Dean Skuza, Dodge R/T, 6.752, 138.40; Bruce Sarver, Pontiac Firebird, 4.932, 304.53 def. Jerry Toliver, Firebird, foul; John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.911, 311.34 def. Al Hofmann, Firebird, 6.317, 142.34; Scotty Cannon, Firebird, 4.902, 309.34 def. Bob Gilbertson, Camaro, 4.958, 304.67; Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.927, 306.81 def. Whit Bazemore, Firebird, 4.877, 313.73; Ron Capps, Camaro, 4.841, 314.24 def. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, 4.906, 306.33; Chuck Etchells, Camaro, 9.414, 87.78 def. Jim Epler, Camaro, broke; Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Camero, 4.881, 310.05 def. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 7.225, 114.02;

QUARTERFINALS -- Force, 5.057, 284.56 def. Etchells, 8.008, 103.95; Capps, 4.863, 309.06 def. Worsham, foul; Sarver, 4.869, 309.84 def. Cannon, 4.925, 310.20; Densham, 5.045, 279.21 def. Johnson Jr., 6.715, 128.54;

SEMIFINALS -- Sarver, 4.938, 305.01 def. Densham, 5.276, 221.82; Force, 4.926, 306.05 def. Capps, 6.023, 164.13;

FINAL -- Force, 4.929, 285.77 def. Sarver, 6.956, 121.91.

PRO STOCK:

ROUND ONE -- Brad Jeter, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.922, 198.88 def. Darrell Alderman, Dodge R/T, 6.930, 198.90; Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.914, 198.73 def. Robert Patrick, Ford Mustang, 8.188, 122.70; Jeg Coughlin, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 6.931, 198.93 def. Richie Stevens, Grand Am, 6.961, 197.83; Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.927, 199.26 def. Mark Osborne, R/T, 6.975, 198.96; Ron Krisher, Pontiac Firebird, 6.888, 200.08 def. Larry Morgan, R/T, 6.936, 198.30; Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.922, 200.56 def. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 8.997, 106.60; Mike Edwards, Firebird, 6.915, 199.46 def. John Nobile, Cutlass, 6.916, 198.29; Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cavalier, 6.919, 200.50 def. George Marnell, Grand Am, 7.085, 198.44;

QUARTERFINALS -- W. Johnson, 6.959, 199.26 def. J. Coughlin, foul; Jeter, 6.939, 198.64 def. Edwards, 6.972, 197.83; Pawuk, 6.945, 198.79 def. K. Johnson, 8.435, 116.83; Yates, 6.943, 198.20 def. Krisher, 9.588, 96.37; SEMIFINALS -- W. Johnson, 6.929, 199.08 def. Pawuk, 6.965, 198.26; Jeter, 6.949, 197.94 def. Yates, 6.936, 198.76; FINAL -- W. Johnson, 6.924, 199.20 def. Jeter, 6.967, 198.23.

Point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 17th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway, the second of 24 events in the $50-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series:

TOP FUEL:

1. Darrell Russell, 205; 2. Doug Kalitta, 170; 3. Mike Dunn, 155; 4. Larry Dixon, 133; 5. Gary Scelzi, 108; 6. Tony Schumacher, 107; 7. Kenny Bernstein, 106; 8. Bobby Baldwin, 102; 9. Doug Herbert, 91; 10. David Grubnic, 87.

FUNNY CAR:

1. Bruce Sarver, 208; 2. John Force, 150; 3. Ron Capps, 129; 4. (tie) Tony Pedregon, 126; Chuck Etchells, 126; 6. Tommy Johnson Jr., 110; 7. Whit Bazemore, 108; 8. Gary Densham, 102; 9. Frank Pedregon, 90; 10. Scotty Cannon, 87.

PRO STOCK:

1. Warren Johnson, 193; 2. Kurt Johnson, 171; 3. Darrell Alderman, 126; 4. Brad Jeter, 124; 5. Mike Edwards, 113; 6. Bruce Allen, 109; 7. Jim Yates, 107; 8. Jeg Coughlin, 106; 9. Mark Pawuk, 105; 10. Ron Krisher, 91.

-NHRA-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Paul Romine , Doug Herbert , Bruce Sarver , Frank Pedregon , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Robert Patrick , Larry Dixon , Mike Dunn , Darrell Alderman , Brad Jeter , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Jim Epler , Tony Pedregon , Al Hofmann , Dean Skuza , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Andrew Cowin , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Rick Santos , Chuck Etchells , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Al Corda , Bruce Allen , George Marnell , Tim Gibson , Jerry Toliver , Dan Fletcher , Robert Reehl , Mike Edwards , Gary Thompson , Tommy Johnson Jr.