Antron Brown held off teammate Tony Schumacher as he raced to his second win of the season on Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Jack Beckman, Jason Line and L. E. Tonglet also won in their respective categories at the sixth of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Brown drove his Matco Tools dragster to a 3.856-second run at 318.69 mph to hold off Schumacher. It was the 27th win of his career and his fourth at Atlanta Dragway (two in Top Fuel, two in Pro Stock Motorcycle).
With the win, Brown moved up to the second spot in the Top Fuel point standings, 70 points behind leader Del Worsham, who lost in the first round of eliminations to Shawn Langdon.
In Funny Car, fellow Don Schumacher Racing driver Beckman also collected his second win of the season. Beckman powered his Aaron's/Valvoline Dodge Charger to a 4.111 seconds at 311.05 mph to charge past points leader Mike Neff in the final round. The win was the 11th of Beckman's career win and his second win at Atlanta Dragway.
Beckman moved up to the second spot in the Funny Car points standings with the win, 20 points behind leader and runner up Neff.
Line held off teammate Greg Anderson in an all Summit Racing Pro Stock final to secure his third win of the season and first at his sponsor's event. Line drove his Summit Racing Pontiac GXP to a 6.600 seconds at 208.42 mph to get his 23rd career win in Pro Stock.
The final-round matchup between Line and Anderson gave the two drivers the first- and second-place spots in the point standings, respectively.
In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Tonglet held off the fast-charging Karen Stoffer in the final round to collect his first win of the season and the sixth of his career. Tonglet rode his Nitro Fish Suzuki to a 6.924 seconds at 191.62 mph to get the win and move to fourth in the points standings.
With her runner-up finish, Stoffer secured the top spot in the Pro Stock Motorcycle standings, 15 points ahead of second-place Andrew Hines.