Hoping to ‘find yourself within the winner’s circle,’ NHRA’s Brittany Power holds onto prime spot in High Gas qualifying at Sonoma Nationals

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Hoping to 'end up in the winner's circle,' NHRA's Brittany Force holds onto top spot in Top Fuel qualifying at Sonoma Nationals

SONOMA, Calif. – Brittany Force held the lead in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals’ Top Fuel Qualifying on Saturday.

Forces Friday night run of 3.694 seconds at 329.42 mph stood for their fourth No. 1 qualifier of the year and 24th overall. She has not won this season.

“We want this win,” said Force. “In Ohio we had second place a couple of weeks ago and it felt good to get there, but we want to finish this and end up in the winners’ circle. We had great runs this weekend, my entire team had three solid ones Run and I’ll be happy about it. “

Ron Capps led the Funny Car field, Greg Anderson was the fastest in the Pro Stock and Angie Smith led the Pro Stock Motorcycle qualification.

Capps had a 3.897 at 328.78 on Friday in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, and Anderson ran a 6.513 at 210.44 in a Chevrolet Camaro. Smith took her first No. 1 career with a 6,736 at 203.06 on an EWC. Her husband Matt Smith set the national speed record on Saturday with a pass of 205.04.