LAS VEGAS (AP) — Erica Enders-Stevens became the first female winner in K&N Horsepower Challenge history, beating Dave Connolly in the Pro Stock bonus event Saturday in the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.
In the field as a replacement for the sidelined Mike Edwards, Enders-Stevens edged fan-vote winner Connolly with a 6.646-second run at 208.39 mph in her Chevy Camaro. She earned $50,000.
In the regular event, Antron Brown earned the top qualifying spot in Top Fuel, Courtney Force led the Funny Car field, and Jeg Coughlin was the fastest in Pro Stock. Brown secured his first No. 1 qualifier of the season and 35th of his career with his 3.768 at 325.14.