Pomona 2: 50th Anniversary Nationals final results

POMONA, Calif. -- Final finish order (1-16) for professional categories at the Inaugural Pep Boys NHRA 50th Anniversary Nationals presented by American Racing Wheels at Pomona Raceway. The $2 million race is the 13th of 24 events in the $50...

POMONA, Calif. -- Final finish order (1-16) for professional categories at the Inaugural Pep Boys NHRA 50th Anniversary Nationals presented by American Racing Wheels at Pomona Raceway. The $2 million race is the 13th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series.

TOP FUEL:

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

FUNNY CAR:

1.  John Force, '01 Ford Mustang; 2.  Whit Bazemore, Pontiac Firebird;
3.  Gary Densham, Mustang; 4.  Bruce Sarver, Firebird; 5.  Del Worsham,
Firebird; 6.  Ron Capps, Chevy Camaro; 7.  Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro; 8.
Scotty Cannon, Firebird; 9.  Frank Pedregon, Firebird; 10.  Jerry
Toliver, Firebird; 11.  Al Hofmann, Firebird; 12.  Dean Skuza, Dodge R/T;
13.  Bob Gilbertson, Camaro; 14.  Chuck Etchells, Camaro; 15.  Jim Epler,
Camaro; 16.  Tony Pedregon, Mustang.

PRO STOCK:

1.  Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cavalier; 2.  Mike Edwards, Cavalier; 3.  Ron
Krisher, Cavalier; 4.  Kurt Johnson, Cavalier; 5.  V. Gaines, Cavalier;
6.  Jim Yates, Pontiac Grand Am; 7.  George Marnell, Grand Am; 8.  Bruce
Allen, Grand Am; 9.  Warren Johnson, Grand Am; 10.  Troy Coughlin,
Cavalier; 11.  Mark Pawuk, Grand Am; 12.  Darrell Alderman, Dodge R/T;
13.  Mark Osborne, R/T; 14.  Larry Morgan, R/T; 15.  Tom Martino, Grand
Am; 16.  Brad Jeter, Grand Am.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE:

1.  Angelle Savoie, Suzuki; 2.  Antron Brown, Suzuki; 3.  Craig Treble,
Suzuki; 4.  Geno Scali, Suzuki; 5.  Matt Hines, Suzuki; 6.  GT Tonglet,
Suzuki; 7.  Shawn Gann, Suzuki; 8.  Steve Johnson, Suzuki; 9.  Reggie
Showers, Suzuki; 10.  Joe DeSantis, Suzuki; 11.  Chris Bostick, Suzuki;
12.  Mike Berry, Suzuki; 13.  Greg Underdahl, Suzuki; 14.  Blaine Hale,
Kawasaki; 15.  Ron Ayers, Suzuki; 16.  Brian DeLong, Suzuki.

Saturday's final results from the the Inaugural Pep Boys NHRA 50th Anniversary Nationals presented by American Racing Wheels at Pomona Raceway. The $2 million race is the 13th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series.

Top Fuel -- Doug Herbert, 4.600 seconds, 320.58 mph def. Gary Scelzi, 5.574 seconds, 305.42 mph.

Funny Car -- John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.853, 317.64 def. Whit Bazemore, Pontiac Firebird, 5.691, 168.51.

Pro Stock -- Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cavalier, 6.911, 199.26 def. Mike Edwards, Cavalier, 6.923, 200.05.

Pro Stock Bike -- Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.246, 180.14 def. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.354, 181.62.

Nostalgia Top Fuel -- Jack Harris, 6.152, 234.45 def. Rance McDaniels, 6.305, 223.14.

Federal-Mogul Dragster -- Brian Hough, 5.500, 257.87 def. Rick Santos, 5.414, 261.02.

Federal-Mogul Funny Car -- Bucky Austin, Chevy Camaro, 5.808, 243.85 def. Steve Gasparrelli, Pontiac Firebird, 6.152, 175.09.

Comp Eliminator -- Andy Mana Jr., Pontiac Trans Am, 8.504, 156.79 def. Rick Braun, Pontiac Firebird, 7.970, 170.04.

Super Stock -- Tony Hewes, Ford Mustang, 9.969, 132.99 def. William Bennett, Chevy Camaro, 10.065, 133.29.

Stock -- Ken Etter, Plymouth Volare, 11.822, 111.50 def. Jody Lang, Chevy Malibu, 12.827, 102.96.

Super Comp -- Rod Fuller, Dragster, 8.891, 167.80 def. Jerry Denton Jr., Dragster, 8.883, 158.45.

Super Gas -- John Peterson, Pontiac Grand Prix, 9.883, 150.00 def. Troy Moyle, Chevy Corvette, 9.922, 154.39.

Final round-by-round results from the Inaugural Pep Boys NHRA 50th Anniversary Nationals presented by American Racing Wheels at Pomona Raceway, the 13th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series:

TOP FUEL:

ROUND ONE -- Tony Schumacher, 5.070, 279.09 def. Mike Dunn, 5.184, 270.48; Darrell Russell, 4.717, 312.50 def. Doug Kalitta, 4.727, 301.54; Bobby Baldwin, 4.830, 304.94 def. David Grubnic, 5.137, 255.58; Doug Herbert, 4.887, 264.03 def. Gary Clapshaw, 7.249, 112.24; Kenny Bernstein, 4.731, 313.15 def. Robert Reehl, broke; Andrew Cowin, 5.070, 299.60 def. Tim Gibson, 6.750, 127.61; Larry Dixon, 4.692, 305.63 def. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.923, 294.43; Gary Scelzi, 4.644, 313.37 def. John Smith, 5.149, 232.55;

QUARTERFINALS -- Herbert, 6.083, 151.92 def. Cowin, 6.384, 153.30; Russell, 4.653, 310.91 def. Bernstein, 4.768, 307.44; Dixon, 4.660, 310.20 def. Baldwin, 5.794, 166.50; Scelzi, 4.665, 320.05 def. Schumacher, 4.672, 313.66;

SEMIFINALS -- Scelzi, 4.551, 317.72 def. Dixon, 4.601, 318.24; Herbert, 4.634, 320.51 def. Russell, 6.157, 136.48; FINAL -- Herbert, 4.600, 320.58 def. Scelzi, 5.574, 305.42.

FUNNY CAR:

ROUND ONE -- Gary Densham, Ford Mustang, 5.067, 284.99 def. Bob Gilbertson, Chevy Camaro, 9.067, 99.44; Ron Capps, Camaro, 6.466, 137.01 def. Tony Pedregon, Mustang, broke; Scotty Cannon, Pontiac Firebird, 5.146, 277.09 def. Chuck Etchells, Camaro, 9.833, 94.64; John Force, Mustang, 4.945, 310.48 def. Jerry Toliver, Firebird, 5.183, 283.97; Whit Bazemore, Firebird, 5.071, 300.86 def. Al Hofmann, Firebird, 6.773, 128.82; Del Worsham, Firebird, 4.981, 306.40 def. Dean Skuza, Dodge R/T, 7.967, 110.52; Bruce Sarver, Firebird, 4.972, 305.77 def. Jim Epler, Camaro, 10.156, 93.47; Tommy Johnson Jr., Camaro, 4.939, 308.07 def. Frank Pedregon, Firebird, 5.028, 305.63;

QUARTERFINALS -- Densham, 4.961, 311.27 def. Capps, 6.969, 120.44; Sarver, 4.964, 301.07 def. Cannon, foul; Bazemore, 5.051, 274.72 def. Johnson Jr., 9.607, 107.86; Force, 4.959, 288.33 def. Worsham, 4.971, 308.64;

SEMIFINALS -- Bazemore, 4.850, 316.45 def. Densham, 6.181, 147.65; Force, 5.003, 282.90 def. Sarver, foul; FINAL -- Force, 4.853, 317.64 def. Bazemore, 5.691, 168.51.

PRO STOCK:

ROUND ONE -- George Marnell, Pontiac Grand Am, 7.019, 197.86 def. Tom Martino, Grand Am, 10.022, 94.09; V. Gaines, Chevy Cavalier, 7.044, 198.64 def. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.999, 199.05; Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.988, 199.29 def. Mark Osborne, Dodge R/T, 7.095, 188.54; Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 7.039, 198.44 def. Darrell Alderman, R/T, 7.037, 197.88; Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.997, 197.83 def. Troy Coughlin, Cavalier, 7.012, 198.20; Mike Edwards, Cavalier, 6.999, 198.58 def. Brad Jeter, Grand Am, 15.549, 84.96; Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.983, 198.67 def. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 7.019, 198.64; Kurt Johnson, Cavalier, 6.976, 198.85 def. Larry Morgan, R/T, 7.095, 195.28;

QUARTERFINALS -- Edwards, 6.974, 198.61 def. Marnell, 6.988, 199.11; Krisher, 6.952, 199.32 def. Allen, 7.687, 137.47; J. Coughlin, 6.958, 198.79 def. Yates, 6.969, 199.32; K. Johnson, 6.968, 197.83 def. Gaines, 6.966, 199.37;

SEMIFINALS -- J. Coughlin, 6.945, 199.35 def. K. Johnson, 6.938, 200.32; Edwards, 6.955, 199.43 def. Krisher, 6.922, 200.17;

FINAL -- J. Coughlin, 6.911, 199.26 def. Edwards, 6.923, 200.05.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE:

ROUND ONE -- GT Tonglet, Suzuki, 7.374, 180.77 def. Reggie Showers, Suzuki, 7.418, 180.74; Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.470, 172.81 def. Blaine Hale, Kawasaki, 7.497, 179.35; Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.379, 181.28 def. Ron Ayers, Suzuki, 7.556, 172.98; Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.280, 180.31 def. Brian DeLong, Suzuki, broke; Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.406, 179.37 def. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 7.473, 176.56; Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.338, 178.42 def. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.469, 183.05; Matt Hines, Suzuki, 7.363, 183.57 def. Greg Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.488, 177.30; Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.430, 180.96 def. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.482, 177.32;

QUARTERFINALS -- Treble, 7.360, 180.89 def. Johnson, broke; Scali, 7.338, no speed def. Hines, 7.357, 183.54; Brown, 7.316, 181.89 def. Gann, foul; Savoie, 7.259, 184.19 def. Tonglet, foul;

SEMIFINALS -- Brown, 7.308, 179.66 def. Treble, 7.353, 183.42; Savoie, 7.295, 18.39 def. Scali, 7.503, 176.56; FINAL -- Savoie, 7.246, 180.14 def. Brown, foul.

POMONA, Calif. -- Point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the Inaugural Pep Boys NHRA 50th Anniversary Nationals presented by American Racing Wheels at Pomona Raceway, the 13th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series:

TOP FUEL:

1.  Kenny Bernstein, 1,108; 2.  Larry Dixon, 1,046; 3.  Doug Kalitta,
894; 4.  Mike Dunn, 881; 5.  Darrell Russell, 859; 6.  Gary Scelzi, 845;
7.  Tony Schumacher, 690; 8.  Doug Herbert, 681; 9.  David Grubnic, 524;
10.  Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 472.

FUNNY CAR:

1. John Force, 1,149; 2. Del Worsham, 814; 3. Bruce Sarver, 799; 4. Whit Bazemore, 777; 5. Tony Pedregon, 761; 6. Ron Capps, 738; 7. Frank Pedregon, 656; 8. Tommy Johnson Jr., 655; 9. Dean Skuza, 603; 10. Gary Densham, 588.

PRO STOCK:

1. Warren Johnson, 917; 2. Jim Yates, 864; 3. Jeg Coughlin, 819; 4. Mark Pawuk, 780; 5. Mike Edwards, 703; 6. Kurt Johnson, 659; 7. Mark Osborne, 654; 8. Ron Krisher, 653; 9. Bruce Allen, 618; 10. Brad Jeter, 532.

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE:

1. Angelle Savoie, 733; 2. Antron Brown, 679; 3. Matt Hines, 628; 4. Craig Treble, 562; 5. Geno Scali, 455; 6. GT Tonglet, 432; 7. Reggie Showers, 423; 8. Shawn Gann, 422; 9. Steve Johnson, 379; 10. Joe DeSantis, 299.

-NHRA

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Bruce Sarver , Frank Pedregon , Matt Hines , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Mike Dunn , Darrell Alderman , Kenny Bernstein , 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 , Reggie Showers , Mike Berry , Ron Ayers , Shawn Gann , Rick Santos , Blaine Hale , Chuck Etchells , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Craig Treble , Bruce Allen , Geno Scali , Tom Martino , Greg Underdahl , George Marnell , Tim Gibson , Bucky Austin , Jerry Toliver , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chris Bostick , Joe DeSantis , Rod Fuller , Robert Reehl , John Peterson , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.