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Leah Pritchett drove to her third NHRA Top Fuel victory of the season at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas, as Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) also prevailed at the fifth round of the year.
Suffering a structural failure nearing the finish line at 300 miles per hour in a top fuel car is scary, but the extremely rigid safety systems surrounding the driver allowed Larry Dixon to walk away from a terrifying crash.
Dixon is competing in a full-time role for the first time since 2011.
How will the change from Pro Stock to Top Fuel effect the veteran driver?
The longtime Pro Stock star is more than thrilled to experience his first race behind the wheel of his 10,000-horsepower C&J Energy Services dragster.
Funny Car, Pro Stock titles to be decided in today's finals.
Shane Gray and Hector Arana Jr. also top qualifying at Pomona finale.
Andrew Hines all but clinches bike title with one race left.
John Force raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Pedregon, Enders-Stevens and Savoie also quickest in class.
Doug Kalitta, John Force, Erica Enders-Stevens and Eddie Krawiec will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations
Doug Kalitta squeezes out rookie Crampton for Top Fuel honors.
Qualifying will continue today for Sunday's final eliminations.
A scary crash and rain forced the NHRA to end the action at Charlotte early yesterday.
Todd, Krawiec the other half of the top seeds for Sunday.
First of six playoff races.
First of a two-day test prior to season's biggest event.
The Australian has already piloted his dragster at Brainerd to one win in his first Top Fuel season.