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Sat, 23 Sep 2017, 19:19 PM

Hight, Millican, Butner and Pollacheck Lock Down No. 1 Qualifiers at Maple Grove Raceway
Courtesy of NHRA Social Media

MOHNTON, Pa. - Robert Hight maintained his No. 1 qualifier status Saturday at the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals in front of a sellout crowd at Maple Grove Raceway.

Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Scotty Pollacheck (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the second of six playoff events during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.

Funny Car No. 1 qualifier Robert Hight drove his Auto Club Of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro to a 3.844 second pass at 339.02 mph.

Hight now has six No. 1 qualifiers in 2017 and 55 in his career with his record setting run from Friday.

Top Fuel No. 1 qualifier Clay Millican drove his Great Clips / Parts Plus Dragster to a 3.699 second pass at 327.27 mph.

Millican earned his fourth No. 1 of the season and ninth of his career with his run from Friday. He remains the only Top Fuel dragster to make a pass in the 3.6-second range.

Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier Bo Butner drove his Jim Butner's Auto Chevrolet Camaro to a 6.554 second pass at 210.18 mph.

Butner secured his fourth No. 1 qualifier of the season and seventh of his career with his pass from the first session of qualifying on Friday.

Pro Stock Motorcycle No. 1 qualifier Scotty Pollacheck rode his Suzuki Extended Protection Suzuki to a 6.822 second pass at 196.76 mph.

This is Pollacheck's first career No. 1 qualifier. He took over the top spot in the final qualifying session.

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