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MOHNTON, Pa. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 20th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway, the 21st of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in...

MOHNTON, Pa. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 20th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway, the 21st 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, 4.460 seconds, 330.88 mph
    vs. 16. Mitch King, 11.404, 68.62
2. David Grubnic, 4.481, 326.16
    vs. 15. Bobby Lagana Jr., 5.260, 260.71
3. Scott Kalitta, 4.495, 321.65
    vs. 14. Todd Paton, 5.115, 222.95
4. Tony Schumacher, 4.516, 324.12


    vs. 13. Scott Weis, 4.665, 318.62
5. Brandon Bernstein, 4.545, 327.03
    vs. 12. John Smith, 4.659, 311.56
6. Morgan Lucas, 4.559, 322.81
    vs. 11. Doug Herbert, 4.652, 305.01
7. Cory McClenathan, 4.573, 322.50
    vs. 10. Bob Vandergriff, 4.640, 310.98
8. Larry Dixon, 4.581, 319.90
    vs. 9. Rhonda Hartman-Smith, 4.610, 317.34.

Funny Car
1. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.741, 324.12
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Toyota Celica, 4.926, 304.87
2. John Force, Mustang, 4.754, 323.81
    vs. 15. Jerry Toliver, Celica, 4.912, 306.95
3. Ron Capps, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.777, 321.04
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Chevy Corvette, 4.881, 314.61
4. Gary Densham, Mustang, 4.796, 323.74
    vs. 13. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.877, 309.49
5. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 4.796, 318.77
    vs. 12. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.871, 312.42
6. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.800, 319.82
    vs. 11. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 4.853, 315.78
7. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.813, 315.34
    vs. 10. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.841, 315.49
8. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.819, 318.62
    vs. 9. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.836, 315.86.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.693, 205.57
    vs. 16. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cavalier, 6.757, 204.32
2. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.695, 205.54
    vs. 15. Mark Pawuk, Grand Am, 6.751, 203.61
3. Kenny Koretsky, Dodge Stratus, 6.697, 205.51
    vs. 14. Mark Whisnant, Cavalier, 6.745, 204.20
4. Mike Edwards, Grand Am, 6.707, 204.73
    vs. 13. Bruce Allen, Grand Am, 6.744, 204.23
5. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.710, 204.82
    vs. 12. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.742, 204.73
6. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.710, 205.29
    vs. 11. Rickie Smith, Cavalier, 6.741, 204.48
7. Steve Johns, Cavalier, 6.715, 205.22
    vs. 10. Dave Connolly, Cavalier, 6.728, 204.76
8. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.717, 204.08
    vs. 9. Jeg Coughlin, Cavalier, 6.719, 205.32.

Pro Stock Bike
1. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.057, 187.57
    vs. 16. Kurt Matte, Suzuki, 7.221, 185.49
2. Angelle Savoie, Suzuki, 7.072, 188.67
    vs. 15. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.201, 184.04
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.089, 193.57
    vs. 14. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.179, 187.96
4. Chip Ellis, 7.123, 183.34
    vs. 13. Chip Hunter, Suzuki, 7.170, 185.79
5. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.124, 187.50
    vs. 12. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.158, 186.61
6. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.125, 186.48
    vs. 11. Paul Gast, Suzuki, 7.151, 186.43
7. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.134, 187.50
    vs. 10. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.146, 187.89
8. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.139, 185.64
    vs. 9. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.144, 185.49.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Mark Pawuk , Kurt Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Rhonda Hartman-Smith , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Cruz Pedregon , Todd Paton , Craig Treble , Bruce Allen , Mitch King , Geno Scali , Kenny Koretsky , Tim Wilkerson , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Rickie Smith , Andrew Hines , Mark Whisnant , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Chip Hunter , Eric Medlen , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Kurt Matte , Dave Connolly , Paul Gast , Mike Edwards , Steve J , Tommy Johnson Jr.