Hight leads Force Hood by 105 points
LAS VEGAS -- Robert Hight closed in on his first Funny Car season championship, racing to his third victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA Las Vegas Nationals.
Hight beat second-place teammate Ashley Force Hood in the first round of eliminations, then pulled out a close final round victory over Jack Beckman to take a 105-point lead in the standings.
"It's amazing what a win can do and get that confidence back," said Hight, who powered his Ford Mustang to a performance of 4.125 seconds ...
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