POMONA, CA - Del Worsham took the Top Fuel points lead Friday during qualifying for the season-ending Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals.
Meanwhile, Antron Brown wasn't in position to qualify as the championship pressure intensifies with only two sessions remaining Saturday before the final eliminations.
Tony Schumacher led the Top Fuel field, Robert Hight had the Funny Car lead, Mike Edwards topped the Pro Stock field and Andrew Hines led in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
As a result of bonus points earned during the first two qualifying sessions, Worsham moved two points ahead of Spencer Massey in the standings. Worsham was second with a run of 3.830 seconds at 316.67 mph, while Massey was third overall with a 3.837 at 319.14.