Robert Hight races to 4th straight victory
Sunday, April 15, 2012
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Robert Hight became the fifth Funny Car driver to win four straight races, beating John Force, Cruz Pedregon and Ron Capps in the final of the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
Hight had a 4.076-second run at 314.83 mph in his John Force Racing Ford Mustang in the unique event features racing in four lanes instead of the traditional two.
Force, Pedregon, Don Prudhomme and Kenny Bernstein also have won four straight Funny Car events.
Hight has 27 career victories.
Spencer Massey won the Top Fuel competition, and Greg Anderson topped the Pro Stock field.
Massey finished in 3.802 at 332.18 to edge Tony Schumacher, Antron Brown and Doug Kalitta.
Anderson had a run of 6.540 at 212.23 to top Erica Enders, Vincent Nobile and Jason Line.