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Top Fuel points leader Tony Schumacher takes No. 1 qualifying position at NHRA Nationals

In this photo provided by NHRA, Cruz Pedregon races to the qualifying lead in Funny Car on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the NHRA Nationals drag races at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pa. Pedregon drove to a run of 3.991 seconds at 319.52 mph. (AP Photo/NHRA, Jerry Foss)

In this photo provided by NHRA, Cruz Pedregon races to the qualifying lead in Funny Car on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the NHRA Nationals drag races at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pa. Pedregon drove to a run of 3.991 seconds at 319.52 mph. (AP Photo/NHRA, Jerry Foss)  (The Associated Press)

Top Fuel points leader Tony Schumacher took the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday in the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Schumacher had a career-best 3.733-second pass at 327.51 mph for his 76th No. 1 qualifier, fourth of the season and seventh at Maple Grove. The seven-time series champion also has a Top Fuel-best 76 career victories.

"We had a great race car," said Schumacher, a four-time winner at Maple Grove. "That was a fantastic run. There was more left out there. I was stuck in the track."

Cruz Pedregon topped the Funny Car field, Erica Enders-Stevens was the fastest in Pro Stock, and Hector Arana Jr. paced the Pro Stock Motorcycle lineup in the fourth of six playoff events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.

Pedregon took the top spot with his Friday run of 3.991 at 319.52 in his Toyota Camry.

Enders-Stevens earned her second top qualifying position in a row, fifth of the season, 11th in her career and first at Reading with a track-record 6.465 at 213.16 in a Chevy Camaro.

Arana had a 6.796-second run on a Buell.