Del Worsham tops qualifying at Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 Top Fuel qualifying position at the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Ron Capps, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana Jr. were provisional No. 1 qualifiers in their categories at the next-to-last race of the season.

Worsham powered his dragster to a run of 3.796-seconds at 322.88 mph in the last qualifying session for his sixth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 11th of his career. Top Fuel points leader Antron Brown qualified fifth and second-placed Larry Dixon qualified sixth.

Ron Capps took the top Funny Car lead, Mike Edwards topped the Pro Stock field and Hector Arana Jr. earned the Pro Stock Motorcycle No. 1.