Sonoma: First-round pairings

SONOMA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 22nd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in ...

SONOMA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 22nd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. J.R. Todd, 3.811 seconds, 312.06 mph
    vs. 16. Steven Chrisman, 7.015, 112.27
2. Larry Dixon, 3.816, 313.44
    vs. 15. Mike Strasburg, 6.997, 305.08
3. Cory McClenathan, 3.831, 314.68
    vs. 14. Terry Haddock, 5.494, 291.82
4. Antron Brown, 3.844, 311.05
    vs. 13. Troy Buff, 4.048, 286.98
5. Spencer Massey, 3.850, 303.57
    vs. 12. Joe Hartley, 3.981, 304.39
6. Shawn Langdon, 3.857, 309.20
    vs. 11. Clay Millican, 3.908, 310.48
7. Morgan Lucas, 3.868, 309.91
    vs. 10. Doug Kalitta, 3.906, 307.44
8. Tony Schumacher, 3.880, 308.92
    vs. 9. Brandon Bernstein, 3.898, 298.40.

Funny Car
1. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.068, 307.51
    vs. 16. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.344, 284.39
2. Mike Neff, Ford Mustang, 4.069, 305.42
    vs. 15. Jerry Toliver, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.312, 296.37
3. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.099, 304.67
    vs. 14. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.232, 289.07
4. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.129, 300.00
    vs. 13. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.202, 294.37
5. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.133, 300.13
    vs. 12. Brian Thiel, Monte Carlo, 4.186, 293.98
6. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.133, 292.33
    vs. 11. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.184, 290.38
7. Del Worsham, Solara, 4.136, 302.48
    vs. 10. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Impala, 4.176, 291.70
8. John Force, Mustang, 4.138, 298.40
    vs. 9. Gary Densham, Impala, 4.164, 293.41.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Jeff Diehl, 4.379, 285.95
18. Grant Downing, 4.794, 175.02.

Pro Stock
1. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GXP, 6.571, 210.11
    vs. 16. Ben Watson, Pontiac GTO, 6.677, 206.10
2. Jason Line, GXP, 6.572, 210.44
    vs. 15. V. Gaines, Dodge Stratus, 6.653, 207.34
3. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.573, 209.75
    vs. 14. Vinnie Deceglie, Stratus, 6.629, 207.75
4. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.573, 209.82
    vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.622, 208.10
5. Mike Edwards, GXP, 6.574, 210.14
    vs. 12. Rickie Jones, Stratus, 6.622, 208.81
6. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.579, 209.92
    vs. 11. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.614, 209.30
7. Johnny Gray, Stratus, 6.581, 209.39
    vs. 10. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.609, 209.17
8. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.590, 209.72
    vs. 9. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.609, 210.21.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Gordie Rivera, 6.691, 206.39
18. Danny Gruninger, 6.703, 206.73
19. Bob Benza, 6.732, 205.51.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.915, 192.99
    vs. 16. Junior Pippin, Buell, 7.117, 185.05
2. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 6.919, 192.58
    vs. 15. Bailey Whitaker, Buell, 7.110, 183.64
3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.931, 193.65
    vs. 14. Katie Sullivan, Susuki, 7.093, 185.97
4. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.960, 191.67
    vs. 13. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 7.066, 188.99
5. Douglas Horne, Buell, 6.970, 194.13
    vs. 12. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.057, 191.87
6. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.002, 190.35
    vs. 11. David Hope, Buell, 7.056, 186.92
7. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.006, 191.57
    vs. 10. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 7.052, 189.52
8. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.010, 186.85
    vs. 9. Shawn Gann, Buell, 7.012, 190.70.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Mike Berry, 7.137, 182.33
18. Ryan Schnitz, 7.200, 183.42
19. Rhett Lougheed, 7.228, 185.05
20. Ken Van Buren, 7.573, 177.21
21. James Surber, 7.621, 165.36.

-credit: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Bob Benza , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Ben Watson , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Jason Line , Joe Hartley , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Jerry Toliver , Gordie Rivera , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , Grant Downing , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Matt Guidera , J.R. Todd , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Katie Sullivan , David Hope , Shawn Langdon , Danny Gruninger , Jim Underdahl , Bailey Whitaker , James Surber , Mike Neff , Spencer Massey , Brian Thiel