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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals: Hagan sits in top spot on first day


The first two days of racing in a NHRA event are not a head-to-head battle, but it is a contest against the light tree, and to getting your personal-best time.

 However, Matt Hagan and Bob Tasca III acted like they were in the final round of eliminations on Sunday as they ran together in the second round of qualifying to gain the top two spots on Friday night at Brainerd International Raceway.

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