Charlotte: Toyota Motorsports Saturday report

IXON, BROWN RUN 2, 3 IN QUALIFYING AT 4-WIDE NATIONALS CONCORD, N.C. (March 27, 2010) -- Toyota Top Fuel drivers Larry Dixon and Antron Brown continued their strong qualifying efforts by placing second and third in preparation for Sunday's ...

IXON, BROWN RUN 2, 3 IN QUALIFYING AT 4-WIDE NATIONALS

CONCORD, N.C. (March 27, 2010) -- Toyota Top Fuel drivers Larry Dixon and Antron Brown continued their strong qualifying efforts by placing second and third in preparation for Sunday's inaugural 4-Wide Nationals at the ZMax Dragway in Concord, N.C.

With his second place run, Dixon has now qualified in the top three in each of the season's first four races. He has placed second twice and third twice. For Brown, today's showing was his third consecutive top-four qualifying performance. He was the top qualifying at Gainesville last race and placed fourth at Phoenix. Each of the two enter this Sunday's competition in the top five in points with Dixon in third and Brown in fifth.

Fellow Toyota-sponsored drivers and teammates Morgan Lucas and Shawn Langdon qualified ninth and 10th. Their Morgan Lucas Racing team will be looking for their third consecutive semi-final or better appearance on Sunday.

Del Worsham was the fastest qualifier in Saturday's third qualifying session and placed sixth overall as the top qualifying Toyota Camry Solara Funny Car driver. Cruz Pedregon placed 12th. Worsham and Pedregon will begin Sunday's eliminations in the same foursome. Sunday's 4-Wide Nationals will begin with the 16 qualifiers grouped in foursomes with the top-two qualifiers in each run advancing to the semi-finals that will pare the field to four cars for the final.

-source: toyota motorsports

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Series NHRA
Drivers Antron Brown , Larry Dixon , Del Worsham , Cruz Pedregon , Morgan Lucas