CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) Top Fuel season champion Tony Schumacher raced to the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
Schumacher claimed a category-best 77th No. 1 qualifying position, powering his dragster to a track record time of 3.722 seconds at 325.61 mph during Friday's second session. He also had one of the quickest dragsters during Saturday's two sessions, posting a pair of low 3.7-second runs.
Matt Hagan topped the Funny Car field, and Erica Enders-Stevens was the fastest in Pro Stock.
Hagan, the defending season champion, powered his Dodge Charger to a track-record time of 3.978 at 320.28 mph. He's coming off a victory in the season-opening event in Pomona, California.
In Pro Stock, Enders-Stevens earned her 14th career No. 1 and second of the season with her Friday best of 6.545 at 211.20 in a Chevy Camaro.