Lucas takes lead in NHRA qualifying at Las Vegas
Lucas, who won two weeks ago in Gainesville, Fla. with a dominating performance, rallied from a 10th place effort in the opening round of qualifying to vault to the No. 1 spot with a leading run of 3.817 seconds at a top speed of 321.96 mph in his dragster on the day’s final session.
In Funny Car, Robert Hight, winner of the last two races, powered his Ford Mustang to a leading performance of 4.132 at 310.41.
Defending world champion Line raced to the top of the order in Pro Stock, covering the distance in 6.659 at 207.34 in a Pontiac GXP.