Jack Beckman wins Funny Car at NHRA's US Nationals

Jack Beckman got his sixth Funny Car win of the season at the U.S. Nationals on Monday.

Beckman was credited with a reaction time victory in the final against three-time Indianapolis winner Robert Hight. Beckman ran a 4.058-second pass at 310.77 mph, while Hight ran a quicker 4.045 at 309.77. Despite running the slower time, Beckman had a superior .034 reaction time advantage to Hight's .063.

It was Beckman's 21st career win, but his first at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won at the final NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event of the regular season.