Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 43nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 43nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.508 seconds, 323.04 mph
    vs. 16. Alan Bradshaw, 4.589, 324.36
2. J.R. Todd, 4.521, 328.22
    vs. 15. Doug Kalitta, 4.586, 326.32
3. David Baca, 4.523, 329.50
    vs. 14. Doug Herbert, 4.574, 314.83
4. Brandon Bernstein, 4.524, 330.07
    vs. 13. Cory McClenathan, 4.566, 324.59
5. Melanie Troxel, 4.525, 327.19
    vs. 12. David Grubnic, 4.555, 323.81
6. Bob Vandergriff, 4.532, 333.08
    vs. 11. Rod Fuller, 4.549, 325.85
7. Hillary Will, 4.538, 331.04
    vs. 10. Larry Dixon, 4.541, 323.50
8. Doug Foley, 4.540, 330.72
    vs. 9. Morgan Lucas, 4.541, 330.47.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Scotty Cannon, 4.600, 317.64
18. Joe Hartley, 4.608, 321.81
19. Mike Strasburg, 4.707, 291.01
20. Clay Millican, 4.714, 326.16
21. Urs Erbacher, 4.731, 315.19
22. Steven Chrisman, 4.899, 296.37.

Funny Car
1. Jeff Arend, Chevy Impala, 4.781, 324.90
    vs. 16. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.842, 315.49
2. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.786, 320.89
    vs. 15. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.829, 318.92
3. Gary Scelzi, Charger, 4.788, 326.87
    vs. 14. Robert Hight, Ford Mustang, 4.827, 316.45
4. Tim Wilkerson, Impala, 4.796, 324.83
    vs. 13. Tony Bartone, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.826, 321.42
5. Ashley Force, Mustang, 4.802, 323.81
    vs. 12. Del Worsham, Impala, 4.821, 318.02
6. Kenny Bernstein, Charger, 4.804, 322.19
    vs. 11. Jerry Toliver, Toyota Solara, 4.820, 326.24
7. Mike Ashley, Charger, 4.807, 323.97
    vs. 10. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.819, 322.27
8. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.812, 323.50
    vs. 9. Phil Burkart, Mustang, 4.813, 319.98.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Tommy Johnson Jr., 4.849, 320.20
18. Jim Head, 4.874, 321.35
19. Scott Kalitta, 4.876, 323.12
20. Bob Bode, 4.888, 309.98
21. Cruz Pedregon, 4.911, 318.09
22. Grant Downing, 4.917, 296.18
23. Bob Gilbertson, 4.959, 302.08
24. James Day, 5.198, 265.90
25. Terry Haddock, 5.219, 229.70
26. Peter Russo, 5.799, 183.22.

Pro Stock
1. Dave Connolly, Chevy Cobalt, 6.648, 208.01
    vs. 16. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GTO, 6.687, 207.02
2. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.654, 208.75
    vs. 15. Justin Humphreys, GTO, 6.685, 207.75
3. Warren Johnson, GTO, 6.655, 208.49
    vs. 14. Greg Stanfield, GTO, 6.684, 207.11
4. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.656, 208.14
    vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Dodge Stratus, 6.682, 207.21
5. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.665, 207.02
    vs. 12. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.679, 206.57
6. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.667, 207.69
    vs. 11. Tom Hammonds, Cobalt, 6.679, 206.86
7. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.669, 207.27
    vs. 10. Max Naylor, Stratus, 6.678, 206.73
8. Jason Line, GTO, 6.670, 208.49
    vs. 9. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.677, 206.76.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Kenny Koretsky, 6.690, 206.23
18. Jim Yates, 6.696, 206.35
19. Tommy Brown, 6.704, 207.21
20. Craig Hankinson, 6.705, 206.70
21. Ben Watson, 6.737, 205.19
22. Bob Panella, 6.750, 205.44
23. Gordie Rivera, 6.775, 203.65
24. Todd Hoerner, 6.804, 205.22.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.956, 192.22
    vs. 16. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.097, 188.02
2. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 6.959, 191.65
    vs. 15. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.067, 190.08
3. Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.965, 191.46
    vs. 14. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.066, 186.33
4. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.965, 190.46
    vs. 13. Angie McBride, Suzuki, 7.057, 182.28
5. Peggy Llewellyn, Buell, 6.969, 188.73
    vs. 12. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.035, 190.30
6. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.972, 189.90
    vs. 11. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.023, 187.94
7. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.006, 191.38
    vs. 10. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.022, 190.14
8. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.006, 188.15
    vs. 9. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.021, 192.11.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Michael Phillips, 7.108, 189.79
18. Mike Berry, 7.129, 185.51
19. Michael Ray, 7.170, 181.59
20. Ryan Schnitz, 7.375, 178.76
21. Freddie Camarena, 11.096, 73.36.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Kenny Bernstein , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Baca , Peggy Llewellyn , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Tom Hammonds , Geno Scali , Ben Watson , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Mike Strasburg , Alan Bradshaw , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Mike Ashley , Joe Hartley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Bob Bode , Matthew Smith , Doug Foley , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Bob Vandergriff , Gordie Rivera , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Grant Downing , Chip Ellis , Urs Erbacher , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Matt Guidera , Max Naylor , Hillary Will , J.R. Todd , Angelle Sampey , Peter Russo , Justin Humphreys , Dave Connolly , Craig Hankinson , James Day , Angie McBride , Michael Ray , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Todd Hoerner , Mike Neff , Tommy Johnson Jr.