Brownsburg, Ind – With the hottest temperatuers of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals race weekend occurring on Sunday, most of the qualifying runs that were set on either Friday night or Saturday afternoon remained intact when it was all said and done this afternoon.
In Top Fuel competition, Clay Millican remained as the No. 1 qualifier with his record setting time at Lucas Oil Raceway set on Saturday evening being the top speed of the weekend. Millican, turned a pass of 3.663-seconds on Saturday evening en route to his second straight top qualifier position for the prestigious event, the third of the season and eighth of his career.
The pass is officially the seventh fastest Top Fuel pass in the history of the series. He also ran the quickest time on Sunday as well.
Millican will face 16th seed Kebin Kensely in the opening round. Leah Pritchett’s Friday night time stood as the second quickest time this weekend and will be the second qualifier. She will face Wayne Newby in round one. It was her fifth straight top three qualifying effort.
Traxxas Top Fuel Nitro Shootout winner Steve Torrence will face rookie Ashley Sanford in the opening round too.
Matt Hagan’s pass of 3.799-seconds (338.77 mph) on Friday night stood up as the quick time in Funny Car competition. It was his fourth No. 1 qualifier of the season and fourth at the U.S. Nationals too. It was also the 30th of his career as well.
Hagan, will face off against Jim Campbell on Monday afternoon.
Robert Hight’s time he set on Saturday wound up being second overall. It’s his 11th straight top three qualifying effort. He will face off against Justin Schriefer in round one.
In Pro Stock, Greg Anderson earned his 90th career No. 1 qualifier and will face off against Kenny Delco in the first round.
Eddie Krawiec secured his third No. 1 qualifier in the Pro Stock Motorcycle division and will face off against Jim Underdahl. It was Krawiec’s 36th top qualifier of his career and second at the U.S. Nationals.
Top Fuel Ladder
16 Kebin Kinsley vs. 1 Clay Millican
9 Shawn Langdon vs. 8 Brittany Force
12 Richie Crampton vs. 5 Doug Kalitta
13 Terry McMillen vs. 4 Tony Schumahcer
11 Scott Palmer vs. 6 Antron Brown
14 Ashley Sanford vs. 3 Steve Torrence
10 Pat Dakin vs. 7 Bob Vandergriff
15 Wayne Newby vs. 2 Leah Pritchett
Funny Car Ladder
16 Jim Campbell vs. 1 Matt Hagan
9 Alexis Dejoria vs. 8 Ron Capps
12 Tommy Johnson Jr. vs. 5 Jack Beckman
13 Del Worsham vs. 4 John Force
11 Brian Stewart vs. 6 J.R. Todd
14 Cruz Pedregon vs. 3 Courtney Force
10 Tim Wilkerson vs. 7 Jonnie Lindberg
15 Justin Schriefer vs. 2 Robert Hight
Pro Stock Ladder
16 Kenny Delco vs. 1 Greg Anderson
9 Jason Line vs. 8 Matthew Hartford
12 Shane Gray vs. 5 Alex Laughlin
13 Vincent Nobile vs. 4 Bo Butner
11 Erica Enders vs. 6 Chris McGaha
14 Jeg Coughlin vs. 3 Drew Skillman
10 Allen Johnson vs. 7 Johnny Gray
15 Deric Kramer vs. 2 Tanner Gray
Pro Stock Motorcycle Ladder
16 Jim Underdahl vs. 1 Eddie Krawiec
9 Karen Stoffer vs. 8 LE Tonglet
12 Mike Berry vs. 5 Chip Ellis
13 Joey Gladstone vs. 4 Matt Smith
11 Steve Johnson vs. 6 Scott Pollacheck
14 Cory Reed vs. 3 Hector Arana Jr.
10 Angie Smith vs. 7 Jerry Savoie
15 Angelle Sampey vs. 2 Andrew Hines