Pomona: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 47th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the first of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on...

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 47th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the first of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel

1. Tony Schumacher, 4.472 seconds, 331.36 mph
    vs. 16. Joe Hartley, 4.575, 322.34
2. Rod Fuller, 4.481, 329.75
    vs. 15. Doug Herbert, 4.566, 318.09
3. Brandon Bernstein, 4.494, 331.61
    vs. 14. Alan Bradshaw, 4.552, 321.04
4. Doug Kalitta, 4.495, 328.46
    vs. 13. Hillary Will, 4.545, 325.30
5. J.R. Todd, 4.500, 325.77
    vs. 12. Melanie Troxel, 4.541, 332.51
6. Larry Dixon, 4.504, 328.54
    vs. 11. Bob Vandergriff, 4.536, 322.65
7. Whit Bazemore, 4.507, 329.75
    vs. 10. Cory McClenathan, 4.530, 334.07
8. David Grubnic, 4.517, 327.35
    vs. 9. Mike Strasburg, 4.518, 328.78.

Funny Car

1. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Charger, 4.692, 333.49
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.795, 325.45
2. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.693, 326.79
    vs. 15. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.790, 312.42
3. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.709, 331.45
    vs. 14. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 4.788, 312.86
4. John Force, Mustang, 4.709, 326.40
    vs. 13. Cruz Pedregon, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.784, 317.27
5. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.723, 326.95
    vs. 12. Mike Ashley, Charger, 4.778, 331.61
6. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.734, 325.53
    vs. 11. Jeff Arend, Monte Carlo, 4.759, 323.97
7. Scott Kalitta, Solara, 4.741, 317.05
    vs. 10. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.749, 317.42
8. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.744, 325.22
    vs. 9. Tommy Johnson Jr., Chevy Impala, 4.748, 324.98.

Pro Stock

1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.634, 209.04
    vs. 16. Richie Stevens, Dodge Stratus, 6.683, 206.83
2. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.640, 207.85
    vs. 15. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.677, 207.40
3. Jason Line, GTO, 6.641, 208.46
    vs. 14. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.676, 207.56
4. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cobalt, 6.656, 207.94
    vs. 13. Max Naylor, Stratus, 6.675, 207.37
5. Kenny Koretsky, Cobalt, 6.659, 207.82
    vs. 12. Roger Brogdon, Stratus, 6.672, 207.69
6. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.661, 208.46
    vs. 11. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.671, 207.94
7. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.666, 207.82
    vs. 10. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.669, 207.75
8. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.667, 207.75
    vs. 9. Tom Martino, GTO, 6.669, 207.91.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Whit Bazemore , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , David Grubnic , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Kenny Koretsky , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Mike Strasburg , Alan Bradshaw , Jason Line , Mike Ashley , Jeff Arend , Eric Medlen , Bob Vandergriff , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.