Mike Neff gives John Force Racing 6th straight win

Associated Press Published: April 29, 2012

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Mike Neff gave John Force Racing its sixth straight Funny Car victory to open the season, beating Ron Capps on Sunday in the final of the NHRA Spring Nationals.

Neff had a pass of 4.239 seconds at 301.67 mph at Royal Purple Raceway, while Capps hazed the tires and finished in 4.476 at 211.79.

John Force won the season-opening Winternationals and Robert Hight took the next four events.

Morgan Lucas won the Top Fuel competition, Vincent Nobile topped the Pro Stock field, and Andrew Hines took the Pro Stock Motorcycle division. Lucas beat Antron Brown with a pass of 3.848 at 320.81, Nobile topped Dave Connolly at 6.595 and 210.14, and Hines edged Hector Arana Jr. at 6.905 and 194.52.