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Tony Schumacher wins Top Fuel again; is Funny Car next?

Tony Schumacher wrapped up his sixth Top Fuel title -- his fifth in a row -- simply by qualifying at Las Vegas on Saturday. What's left for him to accomplish in the class? Probably nothing, and that's why he's thinking of a move to Funny Car, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: November 2, 2008, 5:12 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- The best bet in this town cashed Saturday, as Tony Schumacher won his fifth consecutive and sixth overall Top Fuel championship merely by qualifying for Sunday's eighth ACDelco Nationals at The Strip at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Naturally, he set a record in the process.

The Don Schumacher-owned U.S. Army dragster has turned in a season for the ages in 2008, with a class-record 14 wins including seven in a row, eight No. 1 qualifiers and a ...

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