John Force qualified in the No. 1 position and became the new Funny Car points leader on Saturday at the 29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the 22nd race of the season and the fourth of six playoff races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. More >