Qualifying Highlights:

  • Antron Brown was third-quickest of Top Fuel Q2 and will start race day from sixth with the advantage of lane choice

Qualified: No. 6 (lane choice)

The Competition: No. 7 Shawn Langdon

The Results: 
Q1: 3.912 E.T. at 283.61 MPH
Q2: 3.766 E.T. at 324.59 MPH (One bonus point for third-quickest run of the session)
Q3: 3.752 E.T. at 328.22 MPH

Bonus Points: One

“It was a good day today here at Brainerd. We’ve been working on so many things, and we’re looking at turning that corner. We’re real pumped up for race day with the way this Matco Tools dragster ran today. We’ll have a real tough Toyota matchup with Shawn Langdon, again. We always look forward to racing the best. We’ll do what we do and stay focused and go out there, and our car is looking very sporty this weekend. We had two consistent runs today and the track here at Brainerd is very, very good. We’re looking forward to picking up the performance just a bit. We’ll need it against Langdon. I’m very pleased with the team. We’re learning and getting prepared for the Countdown to the Championship.”