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BROWN TOPS TEAMMATE TO EARN TOP FUEL VICTORY

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COMMERCE, Ga. - Antron Brown earned his second Top Fuel win this year, beating teammate Tony Schumacher in Sunday's final at the NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won their categories.

Brown had a 3.856-second run at 318.69 mph for his 27th NHRA victory and fourth at Atlanta Dragway - two in Top Fuel and two in Pro Stock Motorcycle).

In Funny Car, fellow Don Schumacher Racing driver Beckman powered his Dodge Charger to a 4.111 at 311.05 to beat points leader Mike Neff.

Jason Line held off teammate Greg Anderson in an all-Summit Racing final. Tonglet held off Karen Stoffer for his first win of the season.

INDY 500: The scheduled second day of practice was rained out at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Pole qualifying is Saturday for the May 29 race. Also, Internet fan voting was revealed for the top 33 drivers of all-time at the Brickyard. The race's only four-time winners, A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears and Al Unser Sr., were the top three.

MOTORCYCLES: Casey Stoner earned his second victory of the season at the French Grand Prix in Le Mans after Dani Pedrosa crashed and fractured his right collarbone.

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