The first day of the NHRA Sonoma Nationals ended with Funny Car points leader Matt Hagan on top, along with David Grubnic in Top Fuel. Pro Stock top qualifier on Friday was Mike Edwards while Hector Arana Sr. sits on top of Pro Stock Motorcycle.
At the Summit Racing NHRA Nationals in Norwalk Motorsports Park, Top Fuel saw a first time winner this year while Gray notched his fourth in 2014. Mike Edwards won Pro Stock cars with Matt Smith taking the Pro Stock Motorcycle victory.
Despite extremely warm conditions, Gray's Camaro was right on track, which sets the stage for a dynamic summer as the warm months come into view on the calendar.
Jason Line teammate, Greg Anderson was the quicker of the KB Racing cars on Friday qualifying.
The action on The Strip at Las Vegas saw Antron Brown set the first round of qualifying fastest time in Top Fuel. Robert Hight took the #1 spot in Funny Car while top time in Pro Stock belonged to Mike Edwards
Shane Gray scored the first victory of his career in Pomona at the last race of the season on the NHRA Finals in 2010.
Courtney Force claims her first Pomona No.1 qualifying position, while Tony Schumacher gets his 72nd career No. 1 and Mike Edwards his 42nd.