Schumacher does it again at U.S. Nationals to seize Top Fuel lead

Tony Schumacher hadn't led the Top Fuel standings all season. "The Sarge" changed that with another win at the U.S. Nationals, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: September 3, 2007, 11:43 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

CLERMONT, Ind. -- Not once this season did the Top Fuel class have to look up to Tony Schumacher in the standings.

Of course, the competition did not yet have to deal with the three-time defending champion at the 53rd Mac Tools U.S. Nationals.

The quarter mile at O'Reilly Raceway Park has been a playground for the U.S. Army dragster, and on this Labor Day it was all that and more as Schumacher bagged his second consecutive and sixth overall U.S. Nationals title.

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