Joliet II: Goodyear Racing recap

National Hot Rod Association: Larry Dixon extended his lead in the race for the Top Fuel championship when he beat rival Kenny Bernstein in the semi-finals and went on to win the O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals at Memphis Motorsports Park in ...

National Hot Rod Association: Larry Dixon extended his lead in the race for the Top Fuel championship when he beat rival Kenny Bernstein in the semi-finals and went on to win the O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals at Memphis Motorsports Park in Millington, Tenn. Dixon beat Tony Schumacher in the finals and now leads Bernstein by 104 points.

Andrew Cowin posted the best elapsed time (4.594 seconds) and top speed (319.75 mph) of the weekend.

Tony Pedregon won the Funny Car final and Jeg Coughlin won in Pro Stock.

Goodyear teams won seven classes. That brings the tiremaker's season total to an industry-best 115 victories.

Goodyear's other winners included Shannon Jenkins in Pro Modified, David Hubbard in Super Gas, Jeff Strickland in Super Comp and Mike Saye in Competition Eliminator.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kenny Bernstein , Tony Pedregon , Andrew Cowin , Shannon Jenkins , Jeff Strickland