<
>

Antron Brown gets third win of season

SONOMA, Calif. -- Antron Brown raced to his third Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday and clinched a berth in the Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship, NHRA's playoffs.

Brown outran seven-time world champ Tony Schumacher for the victory, the 28th of his career. Brown's dragster finished with a time of 3.883 seconds at 314.61 mph, just in front of Schumacher's machine, which trailed with a 3.919 at 311.41.

Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.

The NHRA Full Throttle Series continues Aug. 5-7 with the NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle.