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Russell storms through Seattle

Updated: July 30, 2002, 1:01 AM ET
Associated Press

Russell KENT, Wash. -- Darrell Russell earned his second straight Top Fuel victory Monday at the NHRA Nationals at Pacific Raceways.

Russell raced his Bilstein dragster down the quarter-mile in 4.657 seconds at 308 mph to defeat Kenny Bernstein who lost traction in his Bud King dragster and slowed to a run of 5.788 seconds at 159.12 mph.

Tony Pedregon and Jeg Coughlin Jr. also won their respective categories at the $1.8 million race, the 14th of 23 events in the $50 million ...

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