Doug Kalitta leads Top Fuel qualifying

MOHNTON, Pa. (AP) — Doug Kalitta led Top Fuel qualifying Friday in the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway with a 3.747-second pass at 326.95 mph.

“This is definitely the time to get going if we are going to make something happen,” said Kalitta, fifth in the season standing with three events left. “The conditions are really good here. I’m really proud of my guys getting low qualifier after day one.”

Cruz Pedregon topped the Funny Car field, Erica Enders-Stevens was the fastest in Pro Stock, and Jerry Savoie took the Pro Stock Motorcycle lead.

Pedregon had a 3.991 at 319.52 in a Toyota Camry, Enders-Stevens finished in 6.513 at 211.76 in a Chevy Camaro, and Savoie had a 6.860 at 194.66 on a Suzuki.

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