Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 41st annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 41st annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final 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, 4.466 seconds, 328.78 mph
    vs. 16. John Smith, 4.621, 321.81
2. Melanie Troxel, 4.473, 329.83
    vs. 15. Doug Foley, 4.607, 315.64
3. David Baca, 4.485, 324.28
    vs. 14. Jack Beckman, 4.590, 319.67
4. Brandon Bernstein, 4.491, 328.14
    vs. 13. Doug Kalitta, 4.555, 326.24
5. Rod Fuller, 4.501, 327.35
    vs. 12. David Grubnic, 4.543, 330.96
6. Clay Millican, 4.503, 326.08
    vs. 11. Scott Kalitta, 4.542, 328.86
7. Morgan Lucas, 4.503, 327.03
    vs. 10. Doug Herbert, 4.537, 321.19
8. Larry Dixon, 4.522, 326.79
    vs. 9. Cory McClenathan, 4.534, 324.20.

Funny Car
1. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 4.696, 330.23
    vs. 16. Tim Wilkerson, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.828, 315.12
2. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.708, 328.94
    vs. 15. Jim Head, Stratus, 4.822, 323.89
3. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.710, 329.99
    vs. 14. Frank Pedregon, Stratus, 4.816, 278.23
4. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.715, 328.06
    vs. 13. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.815, 321.88
5. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.716, 330.80
    vs. 12. Bob Gilbertson, Monte Carlo, 4.803, 320.13
6. John Force, Mustang, 4.716, 325.53
    vs. 11. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.800, 323.27
7. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.730, 331.36
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.768, 326.63
8. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.735, 324.20
    vs. 9. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.751, 329.26.

Pro Stock
1. Jason Line, Pontiac GTO, 6.677, 206.83
    vs. 16. Bob Panella, Chevy Cobalt, 6.721, 205.57
2. Erica Enders, Cobalt, 6.681, 206.70
    vs. 15. Tom Martino, Dodge Stratus, 6.718, 206.13
3. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.683, 207.62
    vs. 14. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.717, 205.63
4. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.685, 207.08
    vs. 13. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.717, 207.15
5. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.704, 206.16
    vs. 12. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.716, 204.48
6. Rickie Smith, Cobalt, 6.705, 205.85
    vs. 11. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.715, 205.51
7. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.707, 205.60
    vs. 10. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.715, 206.26
8. Mike Thomas, Stratus, 6.708, 205.41
    vs. 9. Mark Pawuk, GTO, 6.712, 205.79.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Matt Smith, Buell, 7.000, 189.82
    vs. 16. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.218, 188.02
2. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.039, 191.57
    vs. 15. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.198, 185.89
3. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.047, 190.30
    vs. 14. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.190, 187.44
4. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.063, 187.91
    vs. 13. Tom Bradford, Buell, 7.168, 191.38
5. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.074, 190.11
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.152, 186.90
6. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.089, 188.31
    vs. 11. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.146, 183.99
7. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.129, 189.39
    vs. 10. Mike Berry, Kawasaki, 7.145, 186.10
8. Wesley Wells, Suzuki, 7.135, 188.67
    vs. 9. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.139, 188.10.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Frank Pedregon , Mike Thomas , Jeg Coughlin , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Mark Pawuk , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Greg Anderson , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , David Baca , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Geno Scali , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Chris Rivas , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Doug Foley , Michael Phillips , Eric Medlen , Wesley Wells , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Tommy Johnson Jr.