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Robert Hight is the No. 1 qualifier at the U.S. Nationals

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

John Force Racing President Robert Hight is the No. 1 qualifier at the U.S. Nationals. He will be the top seed of the Funny Car class at the 69th annual Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park in Brownsburg, Indiana. 

Hight went 3.853 at 329.67 mph to get the top spot. He picked up the provisional No. 1 qualifier on Saturday. 

John Force Racing Funny Car driver Robert Hight celebrates his No. 1 qualifier at the Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals
Robert Hight celebrates his No. 1 qualifier at the Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals (Photo by the NHRA)

He will face Paul Lee in the first round of eliminations. 

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Motorcraft/Quick Lane Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III is the No. 2 qualifier. He went 3.864 at 324.90 mph. 

Tasca III will face Terry Haddock in the first round. 

ROKiT-sponsored Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria is the No. 3 qualifier. She went 3.888 at 331.77 mph. 

She will face Bobby Bode in the first round of eliminations. 

Tony Stewart Racing driver Matt Hagan is the No. 4 qualifier. He went 3.912 at 323.19 mph. 

“The Hulk” will face Alex Laughlin on Monday. 

Ron Capps Motorsports owner Ron Capps is the No. 5 qualifier. He went 3.917 at 328.22 mph. 

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The California native will face Dale Creasy Jr. in eliminations. 

The other pairings include Cruz Pedregon and John Force. Blake Alexander will face J.R. Todd. 

Tim Wilkerson will face Chad Green in the final pairing.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso IIIhttps://thecapitalsportsreport.com
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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