Records Fall Saturday at Mid-South Nationals - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Carrie Anderson

Records Fall Saturday at Mid-South Nationals

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (AP) - Larry Dixon raced to his third

consecutive and seventh No. 1 qualifying position of the season

Saturday, topping the Top Fuel field in the O'Reilly NHRA Mid-South

Nationals at Memphis Motorsports Park.

Dixon powered his dragster to a 3.810-second run at 318.99 mph.

In Funny Car, Robert Hight, held the lead with a 4.074 at

310.70, setting a track record for time and speed. In Pro Stock,

Mike Edwards held his lead with a 6.552 at 210.18 mph, setting a

track record.

Hector Arana was the quickest in Pro Stock Motorcycle history,

with a performance of 6.851 at 195.03 mph.

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