Tony Schumacher takes top spot in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Seven-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher took the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday in the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals.
Schumacher powered his dragster to a 3.773-second run at 324.20 mph for his fourth No. 1 qualifying position of the season and 71st overall.
Cruz Pedregon topped the Funny Car field in the fifth event in the six-race NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship. Jason Line was fastest in Pro Stock, and Eddie Krawiec won the rain-delayed final round from Mohnton, Pa., and qualified first in Pro Stock Motorcycle.