Matt Hagan, Jason Line additionally find feat lane during TopekaDoug Kalitta raced to his third uninterrupted Top Fuel feat of a deteriorate Sunday as good as had to navigate Heartland Park Topekas dragstrip in an ill-handling racecar to turn on a win light in a last turn during a NHRA Kansas Nationals.Matt Hagan (Funny Car) as good as Jason Line (Pro Stock) joined Kalitta in a winners turn during a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.Kalittas Mac Tools dragster mislaid traction during a strike of a throttle as good as got laterally two times as he worked a steering wheel to cross a finish line in front of fellow finalist as good as opposition Antron Brown.Its a single of those deals we take what we can get as quick as we can do it, pronounced Kalitta, who extended his array points lead to 95 over second-place Brown with a victory. we dont consider my car ever hooked up. It was exciting. These wins dont come easy, thats for sure. we am only real happy to do it here during Topeka.It was Kalittas second win during Topeka as good as 41st feat of his career. Kalitta finished with a performance of 5.452 seconds during 238.85 mph, whilst Browns Matco Tools dragster additionally mislaid traction as good as posted a 5.687 during 298.60.Kalitta pronounced hes had a few of those kinds of races in his career, which drivers refer to as pedalfests, as good as as a former USAC sprint car champion, hes always up for a challenge.Its a seat-of-your-pants kind of understanding as good as we try to stay off a centerline as good as not strike a wall, Kalitta said. we consider we had it more laterally than Ive ever had a Top Fuel car before. It eventually straightened out as good as we were fortunate to get a win.Kalitta defeated Rob Passey, Clay Millican as good as Steve Torrence in earlier rounds to allege to a final. It was a ninth Top Fuel feat for a Kalitta Motorsports team during Topeka, including 6 for a late Scott Kalitta as good as a single for Hillary Will. It is a first time in his career that Kalitta has earned three uninterrupted victories.Hagans Mopar Express Lane/Rocky Boots Dodge Charger additionally mislaid traction early in a Funny Car last round, though he managed to get on as good as off a throttle only enough to finish in front of Jack Beckman in a rematch of a Atlanta last last weekend.Hagan stopped a clocks in 5.724 during 179.04, whilst Beckmans Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger additionally smoked a tires on a run as good as trailed with a 6.560 during 146.75. It was Hagans second uninterrupted feat of a season, 20th career win as good as his first ever during Topeka.In Pro Stock, Line captured his fifth win of a deteriorate in his eighth uninterrupted last turn appearance, outrunning teammate Greg Anderson in a last round. Line finished in 6.664 during 207.85 in his Summit Racing Equipment Chevy Camaro, whilst Andersons Summit Racing Camaro trailed with a 6.687 during 207.02. It was Lines first Topeka feat as good as a 42nd win of his career.It was a undiluted weekend, pronounced Line, who outran Mark Hogan, fortifying world champ Erica Enders as good as Shane Gray to allege to a last from a No. 1 qualifying spot. It was an exciting weekend for me as good as we didnt mess it up. Its a big understanding to me. Its nice to win during someplace youve never done well. we really cant stop smiling right now. There were times we had good cars here, though didnt drive well. This weekend, everything came together.NHRA Kansas NationalsElimination ResultsTOPEKA, Kansas -- Final round-by-round results from a 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals during Heartland Park Topeka, a eighth of twenty-four events in a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:TOP FUEL:ROUND ONE -- Clay Millican, 3.783, 320.74 def. Terry McMillen, 3.984, 245.58; Tony Schumacher, 3.748, 327.90 def. Luigi Novelli, Broke; Richie Crampton, 4.033, 218.72 def. Terry Haddock, Broke; Brittany Force, 3.707, 326.24 was unopposed; Doug Kalitta, 3.795, 287.23 def. Rob Passey, 14.800, 34.25; Steve Torrence, 3.800, 324.12 def. Smax Smith, Broke; Shawn Langdon, 3.915, 242.71 def. Scott Palmer, 3.940, 311.70; Antron Brown, 3.723, 319.82 def. J.R. Todd, 3.767, 322.96; QUARTERFINALS -- Torrence, 3.770, 324.59 def. Langdon, 4.037, 248.84; Kalitta, 3.796, 325.61 def. Millican, 6.533, 89.42; Crampton, 3.781, 317.34 def. Schumacher, 3.782, 320.20; Brown, 3.753, 315.64 def. Force, Foul - Red Light; SEMIFINALS -- Kalitta, 3.757, 329.10 def. Torrence, 3.840, 314.46; Brown, 3.784, 313.95 def. Crampton, 9.335, 76.58; FINAL -- Kalitta, 5.452, 238.85 def. Brown, 5.687, 298.60.FUNNY CAR:ROUND ONE -- Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, 3.935, 325.45 def. John Hale, Dodge Charger, 4.086, 314.53; Matt Hagan, Charger, 3.943, 325.69 def. Brian Stewart, Mustang, 4.065, 313.15; Jack Beckman, Charger, 3.933, 327.19 def. Dale Creasy Jr., Chevy Impala, 4.311, 239.19; Courtney Force, Chevy Camaro, 3.943, 324.44 def. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.004, 305.29; Alexis DeJoria, Toyota Camry, 3.963, 321.81 def. Chad Head, Camry, 4.188, 268.06; Del Worsham, Camry, 3.953, 327.27 def.John Force, Camaro, 3.951, 328.70; Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 4.006, 319.60 def. Cruz Pedregon, Camry, 9.397, 79.86; Robert Hight, Camaro, 3.926, 329.67 def. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.242, 229.90; QUARTERFINALS -- Wilkerson, 3.972, 324.44 def. Worsham, 5.624, 141.82; Beckman, 3.956, 316.75 def. Johnson Jr., 4.045, 309.34; Hagan, 3.942, 323.81 def. Hight, 3.963, 325.37; C. Force, 3.961, 324.05 def. DeJoria, 3.981, 318.69; SEMIFINALS -- Beckman, 3.936, 324.20 def. Wilkerson, broke; Hagan, 3.951, 324.05 def. C. Force, 10.747, 80.24; FINAL -- Hagan, 5.724, 179.04 def. Beckman, 6.560, 146.75.PRO STOCK:ROUND ONE -- Erica Enders, Dodge Dart, 6.718, 205.19 def. Drew Skillman, Chevy Camaro, Foul - Red Light; Allen Johnson, Dart, 6.655, 208.20 def. Aaron Strong, Camaro, Foul - Red Light; Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.748, 204.66 def. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.693, 207.24; Shane Gray, Camaro, 6.653, 207.91 def. Jeg Coughlin, Dart, 6.746, 205.07; Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.645, 207.66 def. V. Gaines, Dart, 6.789, 205.32; Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.683, 206.57 def. Dave River, Chevy Cobalt, 6.777, 202.42; Jason Line, Camaro, 6.647, 208.30 def. Mark Hogan, Pontiac GXP, 6.905, 198.67; Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.653, 206.89 def. Deric Kramer, Dart, 6.696, 205.76; QUARTERFINALS -- Johnson, 6.676, 207.02 def. Butner, 6.716, 199.37; Gray, 6.664, 207.15 def. Laughlin, 6.719, 206.48; Line, 6.661, 207.85 def. Enders, 6.725, 204.98; Anderson, 6.660, 206.61 def. Nobile, 6.738, 205.26; SEMIFINALS -- Line, 6.670, 207.43 def. Gray, 7.725, 135.16; Anderson, 6.672, 206.67 def. Johnson, 7.317, 144.18; FINAL -- Line, 6.664, 207.85 def. Anderson, 6.687, 207.02.Updated Points StandingsTOPEKA, Kansas -- Point standings (top 10) following a 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals during Heartland Park Topeka, a eighth of twenty-four events in a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -TOP FUEL1. Doug Kalitta, 710; 2. Antron Brown, 615; 3. Brittany Force, 580; 4. Steve Torrence, 557; 5. (tie) Clay Millican, 440; J.R. Todd, 440; 7. Richie Crampton, 418; 8. Tony Schumacher, 403; 9. Shawn Langdon, 346; 10. Terry McMillen, 310.FUNNY CAR1. Courtney Force, 601; 2. Jack Beckman, 589; 3. Tim Wilkerson, 554; 4. Matt Hagan, 511; 5. Robert Hight, 510; 6. Ron Capps, 504; 7. Del Worsham, 485; 8. Alexis DeJoria, 451; 9. John Force, 448; 10. Tommy Johnson Jr., 404.PRO STOCK1. Jason Line, 942; 2. Greg Anderson, 816; 3. Bo Butner, 614; 4. (tie) Allen Johnson, 465; Drew Skillman, 465; 6. Chris McGaha, 427; 7. Vincent Nobile, 346; 8. Erica Enders, 341; 9. Jeg Coughlin, 339; 10. Alex Laughlin, 327.
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