Force leads Funny Car qualifying

Updated: July 24, 2010, 3:08 AM ET
Associated Press

MORRISON, Colo. -- John Force took the lead in Funny Car qualifying at the Mile-High Nationals on Friday night.

He clocked a run of 4.191 seconds at 296.76 mph in his Mustang heading into further qualifying on Saturday before Sunday's eliminations.

Antron Brown led Top Fuel with a pass in 3.961 seconds at 286.19 mph.

Allen Johnson was atop Pro Stock thanks to a run of 7.020 seconds and 197.19 mph.

Leading Pro Stock Motorcycle was last week's winner, Michael Phillips, who set a track record of 7.308 seconds at 183.12 mph.


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