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Antron Brown takes No. 1 qualifying position at New England Dragway

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EPPING, N.H. - Antron Brown took the No. 1 qualifying spot in Top Fuel in the NHRA New England Nationals, and Robert Hight topped the Funny Car lineup Saturday.

Brown claimed the position with his 3.770-second pass at 323.58 mph on Friday night that shattered the New England Dragway elapsed time record. Brown has three victories this season.

"We got a lot of confidence for tomorrow," said Brown, the 2012 season champion. "It's going to be a good race. Everybody is running so close. Everyone has their work cut out for them. We have to definitely be on our A game and attack each round."

Hight sped to the first three-second Funny Car run in track history Friday with a 3.998 at 321.58 in a Ford Mustang and it held through Saturday's two qualifying sessions.

Shane Gray led the Pro Stock field, and Eddie Krawiec topped the Pro Stock Motorcycle lineup.

Grey had a track-record time of 6.485 at 212.79 on Friday in a Chevy Camaro. Krawiec took over the No. 1 qualifier from Hector Arana Jr. with a track-record time of 6.794 at 193.32 on his Harley-Davidson.

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