Arana Jr. made a pass of 6.876 seconds at 195.39 mph to lead 23 Pro Stock Motorcycle riders on Saturday.
Brown, Johnson lead Top Fuel and Pro Stock at Brainerd.
Hight's 313.29 mph run may signal a change of luck.
Todd, Krawiec the other half of the top seeds for Sunday.
First of six playoff races.
Teammate Beckman ready to move into Countdown.
Kalitta,Johnson and Krawiec also qualify on top at Englishtown
Bragging rights go to her -- for now at least.
Rickie Smith set a new track record during the first day of qualifying of the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.
Qualifying was shortened by rain
John Force lead qualifying in Funny Car class, Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also were the leaders in their respective categories.
Reigning Top Fuel champion Antron Brown improved to the No. 3 position with a run of 3.76 (328.14).
Brandon Bernstein, John Force, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana Jr. are top qualifiers at Auto Club NHRA finals in Pomona.
Brittany Force drives her Top Fuel dragster into show on Friday.
John Force raced to a national record time of 3.966 seconds at 324.12 mph; Brown led Top Fuel qualifying with a 3.731 at 326.00; Johnson posted a leading time of 6.517 at 212.53.
Sisters top Funny Car and Top Fuel.
His Dodge Dart is the top qualifier for Sunday's Summernationals
By Eric Mauk: John Force made a strong Friday outing stand up on Saturday night at Route 66 Raceway while Tony Schumacher used his last run to move to the top
In the lane beside the 16-time Funny Car champion was 2013 Auto Club Rookie of the Year and Top Fuel driver Brittany Force.
John Force edges out daughter Courtney for fast time.
Defending Pro Stock title winner Allen Johnson earns provisional pole position.
Veteran sets new track record in the process.
Bernstein, Densham and Gaines take second fastest qualifying spots in Friday's rounds on at the NHRA Winternationals.