CHANDLER, Ariz. – Points leader Ron Capps took the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car on Saturday at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
Coming off a Winternationals win two weeks ago in Pomona, Capps set a track record with a 3.925 second pass at 320.50 mph in his Dodge Charger, just .005 of a second better than Courtney Force's 3.930 run on Friday. It is the 18th No. 1 of his career and third at this event.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into Sunday's 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers.
Butner claimed his first career No. 1 qualifying position in Pro Stock with his pass of 6.618 at 208.88 in a Chevy Camaro from Friday. Butner teammates Jason Line and Greg Anderson qualified second and third in their Camaros.