First of a two-day test prior to season's biggest event.
It was, says team owner, 'the game plan for us from the start.'
Pro Stock championship is the big picture.
Capps took the Funny Car victory over his teammate Hagan at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Massey grabbed the Top Fuel win. In Pro Stock, it was Edwards who celebrated.
Bragging rights go to her -- for now at least.
Courtney Force won the Funny Car opener at Pomona and Eric Enders-Stevens Pro Stock at Phoenix. This the first time that two women have opened a season with consecutive wins.
Tony Schumacher claims his first Top Fuel win of the season, as Ron Capps takes Funny Car, and Erica Enders-Stevens her 5th Pro Stock win.
Lack of funding relegates Pro Stock frontrunner Enders to the sidelines
Enders became the third female to win this award and joins Ashley Force Hood who received it in 2010 and 2011 recipient, Danica Patrick.
John Force ended a 31-event winless drought by racing to a special Father’s Day victory Sunday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
100th win for a female driver could come this weekend, but it won't be easy
Schumacher, Johnson and Arana Jr. lead the other Pro categories.
The track where Garlits, Bernstein, Muldowney and others legends raced could create new heroes
Pedregon still has a shot at setting a new record time for Funny Cars
Quick reaction the key to finals win
At Brainerd International Raceway Saturday the final qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals took place for Sunday's eliminations
NHRA heads to Bristol with Tony Schumacher aiming for the victory in his U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster as he takes on the challenge of Thunder Valley. Ron Capps has the same aim in Funny Car while Mike Edwards hopes for the win in Pro Stock.
But that doesn't always mean you win the race
2012 Top Fuel champion Antron Brown landed the win at the weather-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Four consecutive final-round appearances put her at the top of the list