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Sun., Sept. 20, 2009, 12:15 a.m.

DIXON BLASTS TO A 3.844 TO EARN TOP QUALIFYING SPOT

Larry Dixon picked up the win last week at Topeka and heads to Chicago sitting just inside the top-5 in points for the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Top Fuel championship. (Photo courtesy of NHRA) (The Spokesman-Review)
Larry Dixon picked up the win last week at Topeka and heads to Chicago sitting just inside the top-5 in points for the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Top Fuel championship. (Photo courtesy of NHRA) (The Spokesman-Review)

Two-time champion Larry Dixon blew away the Top Fuel field Saturday to earn the No. 1 quaifying position for Sunday’s NHRA Carolinas Nationals, the first race in NHRA’s six-race playoff, the Countdown to 1.




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Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.