Brown, Tasca, Johnson top NHRA qualifying

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BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Antron Brown retained the No. 1 position in Top Fuel qualifying Saturday, and Bob Tasca and Allen Johnson also kept the top spots in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

Brown set both ends of Bristol Dragway's Top Fuel track records during his second qualifying attempt Friday night with a 3.814-second pass at 323.12 mph.

Tasca topped the Funny Car field with his Friday night pass of 4.063 seconds at 310.48 mph. In Pro Stock, Tennessee driver Allen Johnson also remained on top with his Friday night run of 6.623 at 207.75.