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Courtney Force tops Funny Car qualifying



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ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Courtney Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Texas NHRA FallNationals with a track-record run.

Force, a two-time event winner this season, set both ends of the Texas Motorplex record in her Ford Mustang with a 4.039-second pass at 314.90 mph. She has three No. 1 qualifying positions this year and six in her 65-race career.

J.R. Todd led in Top Fuel, Shane Gray in Pro Stock and Hector Arana Jr. in Pro Stock Motorcycle in the second event of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs.

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