POMONA, Calif. -- Jack Beckman topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the season-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.
Beckman had a run of 3.860 seconds at 332.84 mph during his second pass of the day.
"I was extremely confident heading into this season because we had put the six-disc clutch in the car last year, and then we went to Phoenix for testing and we went 0-for-7 on our runs," Beckman said. "We stayed there Sunday, working through Super Bowl Sunday, and today's the result of that work."
Clay Millican led in Top Fuel, and Drew Skillman was the fastest in Pro Stock. Millican had a 3.694 at 327.74 during the second qualifying session, and Skillman ran a 6.569 at 210.37 in the first qualifying pass of the day.