Pomona: Friday rained out

Rain Postpones Racing at K&N Filters Winternationals POMONA, Calif. -- Consistent rain showers postponed racing Friday at the 44th annual K&N Filters Winternationals at Pomona Raceway. The race is the first of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA...

Rain Postpones Racing at K&N Filters Winternationals

POMONA, Calif. -- Consistent rain showers postponed racing Friday at the 44th annual K&N Filters Winternationals at Pomona Raceway.

The race is the first of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Racing is scheduled to continue Saturday, with professional sessions at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

One professional session was held Thursday. Tony Schumacher, Eric Medlen and Greg Anderson qualified in the No. 1 positions of their respective categories after the first of four scheduled qualifying runs.

Schumacher drove his U.S. Army dragster to the provisional No. 1 spot in the Top Fuel category with a 4.514-second run at 326.32.

Medlen made his professional Funny Car debut and took his Ford Mustang to the top spot with a 4.840 at 319.07.

Anderson, the 2003 NHRA POWERade Pro Stock champion, paced the Pro Stock group with a 6.743 at 205.19 in a Pontiac Grand Am.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Tony Schumacher , Greg Anderson , Eric Medlen