Schumacher tops Top Fuel at Mile-High Nationals; Wilkerson wins Funny Car

Updated: July 14, 2008, 1:59 AM ET
Associated Press

MORRISON, Colo. -- The trimming of the track did nothing to neutralize the nitro cars.

Racing on a 1,000-foot strip for the first time in NHRA history, Top Fuel dragster Tony Schumacher and Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson won their respective classes Sunday during the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Schumacher didn't need the extra 320 feet of track to get his dragster up to speed, reaching 304 mph in his win over Antron Brown in the finals.

"I couldn't have ...

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