Female drivers laid down new track records.
Steve Torrence had some anxious moments when Antron Brown’s Matco Tools dragster made a 3.787 pass...
The 27-time NHRA Top Fuel winner drove his Matco Tools rail to the No. 2 qualifying position on Saturday's final qualifying lap at 3.787-seconds. Brown
The NAPA Dodge posted three solid qualifying laps, despite the muggy conditions.
Massey ready for another shot at first Texas title with Battery Extender team from No. 10 spot at Royal Purple Raceway
Line did a run in a 6.594 at 210.80 and moved into the top half of the field.
Richie Crampton has No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel, Del Worsham in Funny Car and Allen Johnson in Pro Stock.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were the leaders in their respective categories.
Matco Tools team driver look for efficient Sunday in eliminations.
Antron Brown, Matco team is second heading to final Top Fuel qualifying.
Jason Line, of Mooresville, N.C., is currently qualified in the No. 5 position at the conclusion of the first day of the NHRA Nationals.
Coughlin's new Dodge Dart went to the top of the Pro Stock qualifying chart Friday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Qualifying will continue Saturday for Sunday's final eliminations.
Shawn Langdon raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday.
A 6.572 at 211.03 mph was followed by Connolly's best time of 6.565 at 210.77, and after a troubled 11.272 in the third qualifier, Connolly came back with a brisk 6.591, 209.79.
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.
Funny Car driver Tommy Johnson Jr. jumped into the second spot on the elimination ladder as the quickest DSR Dodge Charger R/T
Saturday morning began with a 6.582, 211.00 that was moderately disappointing, but closing out qualifying with his strong afternoon performance was certainly uplifting for Team Summit.
Brogdon's Q4 run was 6.528 seconds at 210.80 mph, which was sixth-quickest in the Pro Stock field and within .022-second of session leader Jason Line.
To start Saturday's qualifying, the Flynn-tuned machine posted a 4.057-second lap, the best of the session and worth three points.
Kalitta Camrys 4-5 in Funny Car; Langdon 4th in Top Fuel in Phoenix NHRA qualifying.
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.
Coughlin, who ended up qualifying No. 10, made a pass of 6.578 seconds at 211.43 mph.
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.