The weekend had more story lines among the professional teams than a Tolstoy novel but, in the end, the finish was a gripping one from Goodyear.
Matt Hagan earns runner-up finish at Pomona in debut of Mopar Express Lane graphics on his Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car.
Ron Capps: "The explosion Friday night is something you can't control..."
Jason Line accepted the challenge and rose to the occasion powering the blue Chevrolet Camaro to the 66th final round of his career and his 32nd Pro Stock victory.
The victory is the third in a row for an Al-Anabi Racing Toyota dragster at Pomona.
DSR's U.S. Army team loses in opening round.
Massey goes to semifinals.
his was John Force’s sixth final in a row going back to the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello season.
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.
Morgan's best lap of 6.589 seconds at 209.75 mph landed him in the No. 15 position.
Brown keeps last year's shortened Winternationals in the past.
Hagan's best qualifying pass of 4.077 seconds at 316 mph came in the first session on Friday.
Massey posted 3.768-second qualifying in each of his two Saturday sessions.
Capps guided the Dodge tuned by Rahn Tobler across the finish line in 4.014 seconds at slowing 3.04.67 mph
Doug Kalitta, John Force and Vincent Nobile will lead their classes into Sundays eleminations.
Rob Flynn-tuned machine cruised to a 4.049-second pass at 312 mph
Capps qualifies fifth in Funny Car, Brown third in Top Fuel to lead DSR into Sunday's Winternationals eliminations
Langdon, Brown 2-3 In Top Fuel Qualifying at Pomona
Jason Line sits No. 8 in the line-up and Jimmy Alund, in the second blue Summit Racing Chevrolet Camaro, is in the No. 12 spot.
Brown, Matco Tools team shoot to No. 1 in Top Fuel in opener; NAPA's Capps qualifies No. 3 on run marred by fiery explosion
JEGS.com/Mopar Dodge Avenger driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. commences his Pro Stock title defense at Pomona.
New look for the Kalitta Motorsports driver.
A new season starts at Pomona.
A new season starts at the Winternationals.