Hagan tops Funny Car qualifying at NHRA stop

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) Matt Hagan drove to the Funny Car qualifying lead on Saturday at the K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals.

Hagan recorded a track record time of 3.882 seconds at 331.12 mph in his Dodge Charger R/T. It's his second top qualifying performance of the season.

Brittany Force (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were the top qualifiers for their classes.

Hagan beat out teammate Jack Beckman for the top spot. Beckman momentarily held the top position following a run of 3.885 at a track record speed of 333.25 in his Dodge Charger.

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