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Spencer Massey (top lane) pulled away from Luigi Novelli in his Top Fuel Dragste

Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals: Young racer making bid for title


Just one year after racing in only one event, 28-year-old Spencer Massey is driving like a Top Fuel champion in 2011. 

Massey ranked second in season points entering the Top Fuel division of the 30th Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. And the Texan cranked out a track-record time of 3.835 at 322.58 mph Friday night to capture the provisional No. 1 qualifying position.

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