Gatornationals
Mar 16

NHRA: Kalitta, Hight Win At NHRA Gatornationals

Robert Hight, far lane, got the best of his boss, John Force, in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: NHRA)

, far lane, got the best of his boss, , in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: )

John Force and were looking to make history Sunday at the NHRA .

Those plans went up in smoke — literally.

Force and Brown spun their tires in the finals, helping Robert Hight and record easy victories in the top two divisions.

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Mar 15

NHRA: Cruz Pedregon Tops Funny Car Qualifying At Gatornationals

Cruz Pedregon led Funny Car qualifying at the NHRA Gatornationals. (Photo: NHRA)

led Funny Car qualifying at the . (Photo: NHRA)

Cruz Pedregon topped Funny Car qualfying in the NHRA Gatornationals for the third year in a row and fifth time overall, powering to a 4.068-second run at 308.21 mph Saturday in his Toyota Camry.

The 1998 Gainesville winner will open Sunday against 16-time world champion .

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