Sonoma: First-round pairings

SONOMA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 23rd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th of 23 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 23rd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th of 23 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. Larry Dixon, 3.839 seconds, 317.79 mph
    vs. 16. Steven Chrisman, 4.078, 292.96
2. Antron Brown, 3.863, 315.86
    vs. 15. Terry McMillen, 4.066, 282.01
3. Rod Fuller, 3.873, 310.13
    vs. 14. Mike Strasburg, 4.042, 300.33
4. Cory McClenathan, 3.896, 309.06
    vs. 13. Bob Vandergriff, 4.015, 300.33
5. Doug Kalitta, 3.899, 309.49
    vs. 12. Shawn Langdon, 3.987, 288.64
6. Brandon Bernstein, 3.912, 307.23
    vs. 11. Troy Buff, 3.981, 259.81
7. Tony Schumacher, 3.926, 305.98
    vs. 10. Morgan Lucas, 3.966, 294.88
8. Steve Torrence, 3.943, 305.08
    vs. 9. David Grubnic, 3.944, 299.86.

Did not Qualify:
17. Terry Haddock, 4.129, 278.40
18. Steve Faria, 8.482, 86.53.

Funny Car
1. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.063, 311.56
    vs. 16. Jeff Diehl, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.352, 282.84
2. Gary Densham, Chevy Impala, 4.103, 300.26
    vs. 15. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.304, 292.52
3. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.104, 307.30
    vs. 14. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.273, 289.51
4. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Solara, 4.112, 304.19
    vs. 13. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.242, 287.96
5. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.130, 304.39
    vs. 12. Paul Lee, Chevy Impala SS, 4.207, 297.09
6. Del Worsham, Toyota Camry, 4.152, 301.27
    vs. 11. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.202, 286.56
7. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.170, 297.55
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.177, 296.70
8. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.172, 301.87
    vs. 9. Ashley Force Hood, Mustang, 4.172, 297.68.

Did not Qualify:
17. Grant Downing, 4.352, 274.22
18. Brian Thiel, 4.410, 278.69.

Pro Stock
1. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.545, 210.77
    vs. 16. Vinnie Deceglie, Avenger, 6.616, 209.59
2. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.549, 210.64
    vs. 15. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.613, 208.81
3. Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Cobalt, 6.552, 210.47
    vs. 14. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.607, 208.91
4. Ron Krisher, Cobalt, 6.565, 209.14
    vs. 13. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.599, 209.07
5. Jason Line, GXP, 6.569, 210.14
    vs. 12. V. Gaines, Avenger, 6.598, 209.39
6. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.570, 209.72
    vs. 11. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.598, 209.65
7. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.575, 209.79
    vs. 10. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.597, 209.39
8. Bob Yonke, GXP, 6.584, 208.68
    vs. 9. Kurt Johnson, Cobalt, 6.595, 209.20.

Did not Qualify:
17. Erica Enders, 6.649, 207.72
18. Gordie Rivera, 6.715, 206.26
19. Jim Cunningham, 6.736, 205.29.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.876, 192.69
    vs. 16. Mike Berry, Buell, 7.079, 184.07
2. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.904, 194.30
    vs. 15. Freddie Camarena, Suzuki, 7.049, 191.10
3. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.912, 191.46
    vs. 14. Angie Smith, Buell, 7.001, 189.66
4. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 6.919, 192.58
    vs. 13. David Hope, Buell, 6.968, 188.60
5. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.919, 191.84
    vs. 12. Shawn Gann, Buell, 6.967, 188.20
6. Michael Phillips, Suzuki, 6.926, 195.45
    vs. 11. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.966, 191.43
7. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.928, 192.36
    vs. 10. Larry Cook, Buell, 6.957, 188.75
8. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.929, 191.16
    vs. 9. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.949, 191.78.

Did not Qualify:
17. Redell Harris, 7.174, 259.21
18. GT Tonglet, 7.190, 184.72
19. Chris MacLaurin, 7.233, 182.03
20. James Surber, 7.323, 181.35
21. Katie Sullivan, 7.684, 180.07
22. Scotty Pollacheck, 9.635, 88.60.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Jim Cunningham , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Redell Harris , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Karen Stoffer , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Matthew Smith , Michael Phillips , Jeff Arend , Bob Vandergriff , Gordie Rivera , Steve Johnson , Terry Haddock , GT Tonglet , Grant Downing , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Rod Fuller , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Bob Tasca III , Eddie Krawiec , Mike Edwards , Katie Sullivan , Angie Smith , David Hope , LE Tonglet , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Jim Underdahl , Chris MacLaurin , Steve Faria , Scotty Pollacheck , James Surber , Brian Thiel , Terry McMillen