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Allen Johnson and Dodge Sweep Las Vegas

Allen Johnson and Dodge Sweep Las Vegas

 

Drag racing champion Allen Johnson ran the table in Las Vegas this past weekend with his Dodge Avenger, scoring big wins in both the K&N Pro Stock Challenge on Saturday and the Pro Stock Eliminator feature on Sunday.

 

One of eight elite racers to win an invitation to the K&N Pro Stock Challenge, Johnson came to Las Vegas as the number one seed. The veteran Dodge racer drove around Greg Anderson and his Dodge teammate Jeg Coughlin in the early rounds, knocking out two major…

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Allen Johnson and Dodge Sweep Las Vegas

Allen Johnson and Dodge: NHRA World Champions!

The National Hot Rod Association has a new Pro Stock World Champion: Dodge racer Allen Johnson.  The gentle-talking Tennessee driver won the title, the first of his 17-year professional career and the first for Dodge since 1994, at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, California.

 

Johnson came into the season finale at the Pomona fairgrounds with six national event wins on the year and a healthy lead in the season points race. He had only to make the 16-car Pro Stock field to clinch the 2012 championship,…

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Allen Johnson and Dodge: NHRA World Champions!

Reliving the Glory Days with Herb “Mr. Four Speed” McCandless

Legendary drag racer Herb “Mr. Four Speed” McCandless says it best, “when I drove for the Sox & Martin Racing Team, Ronnie (Sox) had the best job in the world and I had the second best!” We have to agree as Herb was right in the thick of the Super Stock and Pro Stock wars of the 1960s and early 70s. This was in an era when Detroit pulled out all the stops to win all the major NHRA national events. They knew a championship on Sunday would send…

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Reliving the Glory Days with Herb “Mr. Four Speed” McCandless