John Force Racing siblings Courtney and Brittany Force are the No. 1 qualifiers in Funny Car and Top Fuel, respectively, at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway in California. Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earned No. 1 qualifiers at Sonoma.
Courtney Force held on to the No. 1 spot she earned Friday night with a fast pass of 4.045 seconds at 319.22 mph; she faces Peter Russo in the first round of eliminations. Cruz Pedregon sits No. 2 on the Funny Car ladder, followed by John Force, Jack Beckman and Matt Hagan.
Brittany Force also earned her No. 1 on Friday with a fast pass of 3.762 seconds at 325.53 mph. Force faces Clay Millican Sunday in eliminations. Doug Kalitta sits No. 2, followed by Tony Schumacher, Antron Brown and Richie Crampton.
Gray earned a first-round bye with only 15 Pro Stocks in the field; he earned the No. 1 spot with a pass of 6.539 seconds at 212.19 mph. Jason Line sits in the No. 2 spot, with Allen Johnson in the No. 3 slot; Greg Anderson and Jeg Coughlin Jr. round out the top five in Pro Stock.
Savoie faces Chaz Kennedy in the first round of PSM eliminations, qualifying in the No. 1 spot with a pass of 6.810 seconds at 197.86 mph. Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines are No. 2 and 3 on the ladder, respectively, followed by Scotty Pollacheck and John Hall.
Eliminations for the NHRA Sonoma Nationals begin at 11 a.m. PT on Sunday. Keep up with the action at www.nhra.com.
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