Brittany Force tops qualifying in NHRA Keystone Nationals

MOHNTON, Pa. (AP) Brittany Force broke both of her career marks Saturday with a 3.725-second pass at 331.53 mph to take the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying in the NHRA Keystone Nationals

NHRA officials canceled the second session of qualifying Saturday because of persistent rain at Maple Grove Raceway. Qualifying also was washed out Friday in the third event in the six-race Countdown playoffs.

”It’s definitely tough going into tomorrow with just one run,” Force said. ”We put down an awesome run that I wasn’t expecting. We drove right through the conditions and put an awesome number on the scoreboard. I thought we were going to struggle. Our last career-best was here, so we obviously like Reading.”

Robert Hight led the Funny Car field, Drew Skillman was the fastest in Pro Stock, and Eddie Krawiec qualified first in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Hight also broke both track marks with a 3.922 at 329.34 in a Chevrolet Camaro SS. Skillman ran a 213.13 in a Chevy Camaro, and Krawiec finished in 6.802 at 193.60 on a Harley-Davidson.