Kalitta,Johnson and Krawiec also qualify on top at Englishtown
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.
In the lane beside the 16-time Funny Car champion was 2013 Auto Club Rookie of the Year and Top Fuel driver Brittany Force.
Bernstein, Densham and Gaines take second fastest qualifying spots in Friday's rounds on at the NHRA Winternationals.
Courtney Force claims her first Pomona No.1 qualifying position, while Tony Schumacher gets his 72nd career No. 1 and Mike Edwards his 42nd.
Doug Kalitta, John Force and Vincent Nobile will lead their classes into Sundays eleminations.
His Dodge Dart is the top qualifier for Sunday's Summernationals
Defending Pro Stock title winner Allen Johnson earns provisional pole position.
Lucas, Edwards and M. Smith also earn No. 1 qualifying positions at O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Chicago.
Veteran sets new track record in the process.
100th win for a female driver could come this weekend, but it won't be easy
Five days after a spectacular crash, Antron Brown set Top Fuel leading time at Firebird International Raceway. Johnny Gray had the best in Funny Car, and Mike Edwards in Pro Stock.
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
Eliminations are tomorrow.
Top Fuel racer Brittany Force holds the No. 1 provisional spot on the first day of qualifying for the 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Force gets his first No.1 of the season, Brown, Johnson and Arana Sr. cruise to the front in Friday qualifying
Massey thrilled with new canopy on Battery Extender dragster.
Top Fuel racer Doug Kalitta gabs top qualifying spot for Sunday's elimination at Firebird International Raceway in Phoeniz, AZ. Earning the No. 1 spot in Funny Car was Johnny Gray while Mike Edwards tops Pro Stock.