Jack Beckman's team now has gone 29 national events without leaving with an event Wally trophy.
Rodger Brogdon and the ProtectTheHarvest.com team came within 9 feet of defeating V. Gaines in round one in Phoenix.
The third of 24 Mello Yello events is the March 14-16 Gatornationals at Gainesville, Fla.
The team led by crew chief Dickie Venables posted a 4.135-second pass at 306 mph in the opening round of eliminations but it wasn't enough.
"It's only the second race of the season. We have a lot of racing and hopefully a lot of winning left to do this season.", said Massey.
Antron Brown gives DSR its 220th NHRA Mello Yello Series event title.
Jason Line entered the event in Phoenix in the points lead and exits the event just 11 marks outside of No. 1 and is currently No. 2 in the Pro Stock points.
Tony Schumacher and his Don Schumacher Racing U.S. Army team performance showed big improvement over Pomona...
Antron Brown faced Brittany Force, 27, in the final round, and while Antron was going for his 42nd Wally trophy it was the first final round for the second-year Top Fuel racer.
Alexis DeJoria is now the only woman ever to win races in both Nitro Funny Car and Top Alcohol Funny Car
Force now leads Hight by 66 points and DeJoria moves to third overall with the win, 69 points back in Funny Car.
Gray Motorsports crew diligently chipped away at getting the power to the ground and came back in the final session with a strong 6.591 at 210.14.
Spencer Massey and the team led by crew chiefs Phil Shuler and Todd Okuhara will have to work off of that 3.821-second pass at 313 mph they clocked in Saturday's opening session.
4.091-second pass at 309 mph was the best elapsed time of the session and Matt Hagan's best run of the weekend.
The Matco dragster produced its best run of the weekend with a time of 3.768 seconds at 323.27 mph.
Tony completed his fourth and final attempt in 3.757 seconds at 325.14 mph.
Schumacher, Johnson match No. 2 qualifying efforts for DSR heading to Sunday eliminations near Phoenix
Alexis DeJoria had another consistent run with that 4.06.
Eliminations are tomorrow.
The NHRA circus heads west to Phoenix
Coming off a win in the opening round of the NHRA season, Line is looking to continue the momentum.
Reconfigured and renamed, the Phoenix round this year will be something to watch.
Top Fuel racer Doug Kalitta gabs top qualifying spot for Sunday's elimination at Firebird International Raceway in Phoeniz, AZ. Earning the No. 1 spot in Funny Car was Johnny Gray while Mike Edwards tops Pro Stock.
Five days after a spectacular crash, Antron Brown set Top Fuel leading time at Firebird International Raceway. Johnny Gray had the best in Funny Car, and Mike Edwards in Pro Stock.