Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 42nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing...

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 42nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, 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. Doug Kalitta, 4.452 seconds, 328.86 mph
    vs. 16. Alan Bradshaw, 4.585, 320.28
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.458, 328.54
    vs. 15. David Baca, 4.583, 312.57
3. Brandon Bernstein, 4.473, 332.34
    vs. 14. Mike Strasburg, 4.578, 324.44
4. Melanie Troxel, 4.485, 329.83
    vs. 13. Steve Torrence, 4.577, 320.58
5. David Grubnic, 4.488, 326.00
    vs. 12. Morgan Lucas, 4.567, 324.75
6. Larry Dixon, 4.508, 331.12
    vs. 11. Cory McClenathan, 4.559, 331.85
7. Rod Fuller, 4.509, 327.19
    vs. 10. Doug Herbert, 4.535, 321.50
8. J.R. Todd, 4.515, 324.28
    vs. 9. Hillary Will, 4.535, 326.48.

Funny Car
1. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.671, 333.66
    vs. 16. Scott Kalitta, Toyota Solara, 4.843, 319.37
2. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.672, 328.94
    vs. 15. Bob Gilbertson, Dodge Stratus, 4.838, 318.54
3. John Force, Mustang, 4.677, 328.22
    vs. 14. Jim Head, Stratus, 4.831, 322.34
4. Del Worsham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.712, 309.56
    vs. 13. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.799, 322.88
5. Eric Medlen, Mustang, 4.723, 323.58
    vs. 12. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.774, 325.30
6. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.725, 328.86
    vs. 11. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.772, 317.57
7. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.725, 327.35
    vs. 10. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.766, 328.70
8. Mike Ashley, Charger, 4.730, 331.85
    vs. 9. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.745, 323.35.

Pro Stock
1. Jason Line, Pontiac GTO, 6.663, 207.59
    vs. 16. Jim Yates, GTO, 6.714, 206.13
2. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.668, 207.59
    vs. 15. Bob Panella, Dodge Stratus, 6.712, 206.67
3. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.686, 207.27
    vs. 14. Erica Enders, Stratus, 6.710, 205.79
4. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.688, 206.29
    vs. 13. Dave Northrop, Stratus, 6.710, 206.39
5. Tommy Lee, Cobalt, 6.691, 206.26
    vs. 12. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.705, 206.13
6. Mike Edwards, GTO, 6.693, 207.30
    vs. 11. Tom Martino, GTO, 6.704, 206.45
7. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.697, 206.32
    vs. 10. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.703, 205.98
8. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.699, 206.54
    vs. 9. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.700, 206.51.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.020, 191.00
    vs. 16. Tom Bradford, Buell, 7.142, 188.62
2. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.046, 190.54
    vs. 15. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.133, 184.62
3. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.066, 188.07
    vs. 14. Matt Smith, Buell, 7.131, 181.42
4. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.081, 188.28
    vs. 13. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.118, 186.95
5. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.081, 185.59
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.109, 187.60
6. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.081, 184.40
    vs. 11. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.107, 186.54
7. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.088, 186.98
    vs. 10. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.106, 184.70
8. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.094, 190.11
    vs. 9. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.102, 188.78.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Tommy Lee , Craig Treble , Greg Stanfield , Geno Scali , Tom Martino , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Jason Line , Mike Ashley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , Dave Northrop , Chip Ellis , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Tom Bradford , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Dave Connolly , Mike Edwards , Tommy Johnson Jr.