Houston: Dixon's runner-up keeps him fourth in points

BAYTOWN,TX (Mar. 24) - Larry Dixon's bid to repeat as O'Reilly Nationals Top Fuel champion fell just short Sunday as Don Prudhomme's Miller Lite Dragster posted a runner-up finish to Mike Dunn at Houston Raceway Park. Dixon, who had won two out...

BAYTOWN,TX (Mar. 24) - Larry Dixon's bid to repeat as O'Reilly Nationals Top Fuel champion fell just short Sunday as Don Prudhomme's Miller Lite Dragster posted a runner-up finish to Mike Dunn at Houston Raceway Park.

Dixon, who had won two out of the previous three NHRA Top Fuel titles at H.R.P., saw his ride post the low elapsed time in all four of the Top Fuel elimination rounds, however it would be Dunn's quicker reaction at the starting line that would decide the final round.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Larry Dixon , Mike Dunn , Don Prudhomme