Seattle: First-round pairings

KENT, Wash. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Pacific Raceways, the 14th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on ...

KENT, Wash. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Pacific Raceways, the 14th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Larry Dixon, 4.490 seconds, 331.36 mph
    vs. 16. Don Sosenka, 5.467, 222.18
2. Tony Schumacher, 4.512, 326.56
    vs. 15. Mitch King, 4.926, 275.00
3. Morgan Lucas, 4.548, 323.35
    vs. 14. Scott Weis, 4.766, 296.05
4. David Baca, 4.549, 322.34
    vs. 13. John Smith, 4.691, 312.13
5. Doug Kalitta, 4.552, 325.61
    vs. 12. Melanie Troxel, 4.626, 319.29
6. Scott Kalitta, 4.556, 321.12
    vs. 11. Doug Herbert, 4.610, 315.19
7. David Grubnic, 4.566, 326.08
    vs. 10. Jack Beckman, 4.603, 322.19
8. Brandon Bernstein, 4.570, 321.35
    vs. 9. Cory McClenathan, 4.598, 321.19.

Funny Car
1. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.735, 323.12
    vs. 16. Gary Densham, Chevy Monte Carlo, 5.004, 297.48
2. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 4.776, 325.85
    vs. 15. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.999, 312.57
3. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.776, 322.65
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Monte Carlo, 4.952, 296.89
4. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.777, 324.05
    vs. 13. Frank Pedregon, Stratus, 4.889, 308.21
5. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.782, 324.83
    vs. 12. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.876, 310.91
6. John Force, Mustang, 4.793, 314.09
    vs. 11. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.858, 314.17
7. Tony Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.806, 318.62
    vs. 10. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.841, 320.51
8.

Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.812, 319.75
    vs. 9. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.823, 313.66.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Thomas, Dodge Stratus, 6.661, 206.76
    vs. 16. Erica Enders, Chevy Cobalt, 6.751, 205.13
2. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.665, 207.15
    vs. 15. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.747, 204.73
3. Jason Line, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.669, 206.07
    vs. 14. V. Gaines, Stratus, 6.740, 205.29
4. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.672, 207.24
    vs. 13. Jim Yates, Grand Am, 6.723, 204.23
5. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.686, 206.67
    vs. 12. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.723, 205.16
6. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.691, 206.16
    vs. 11. Bob Panella, Cobalt, 6.710, 205.16
7. Greg Stanfield, Chevy Cavalier, 6.693, 206.07
    vs. 10. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.709, 205.35
8. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.695, 206.32
    vs. 9. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.707, 205.13.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Frank Pedregon , Mike Thomas , Jeg Coughlin , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Baca , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Mitch King , Jack Beckman , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Morgan Lucas , Jeff Arend , Eric Medlen , Robert Hight , Dave Connolly , Tommy Johnson Jr.