It was the second time that two female drivers have earned victories at the same NHRA event.
Qualifying will continue Saturday for Sunday's final eliminations.
Being a successful rookie, Top Fuel driver Brittany Force appears to have taken the next step in 2014
For reigning world champion Matt Smith, it marks the first opportunity to debut a new bike he hopes will yield similar results to a memorable 2013 campaign.
Force now leads Hight by 66 points and DeJoria moves to third overall with the win, 69 points back in Funny Car.
Eliminations are tomorrow.
John Force lead qualifying in Funny Car class, Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also were the leaders in their respective categories.
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series continues Feb. 21-23 with the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix.
Doug Kalitta, John Force and Vincent Nobile will lead their classes into Sundays eleminations.
John Force raced to a national record time of 3.966 seconds at 324.12 mph; Brown led Top Fuel qualifying with a 3.731 at 326.00; Johnson posted a leading time of 6.517 at 212.53.
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Force piloted his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang to a 4.013-second pass at 318.84 mph while Brown led the way in Top Fuel practice with a 3.737.
Defending NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champ Shawn Langdon in Top Fuel and NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Funny Car veteran Ron Capps posted the best numbers on Friday’s pre-season test session
Counting down the top moments of 2013, the loss of Speed Channel was chased at the #2 top moment of the year gone by.
Our number 15 top moment of 2013 saw a father and son team claim NHRA titles for the first time in professional motorsports history.
Motorsport.com counts down the top 20 moments of 2013, and start things off with John Force claiming his 16th NHRA title.
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It did not take long for Bernstein and his crew chief to end up with a new team after Lucas Racing scaled down to one car for next year.
Lucas scales back for 2014; Bernstein out of ride.
Josh Crawford has been “playing with cars” all of his life from this central valley location.
Langdon, Hagan, Jones and Krawiec race to victories at season-ending Auto Club NHRA 2013 finals at Pomona.
Brandon Bernstein, John Force, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana Jr. are top qualifiers at Auto Club NHRA finals in Pomona.
Shawn Langdon is now in the position to earn his first Top Fuel championship during Saturday's final qualifying in the Auto Club NHRA finals.
The opening day of the NHRA season finale saw Top Fuel points leader set the fastest time at Pomona.
Coughlin comes to the Auto Club NHRA Finals with an opportunity to wrap up his fifth Pro Stock world championship