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Ready to Launch – Dodge Strike Force Blasts the Competition at NHRA US Nationals

The NHRA US Nationals is the most iconic and prestigious drag race on the planet. It’s the drag racing event every racer wants to win. It has been the scene of quarter-mile history on the massive grounds of the historic Indianapolis Raceway Park for over 50 years. For Dodge, it all started back in the early 1960s when a group of factory engineers, on their spare time, went to Indy and shocked the competition by winning the Super Stock Eliminator title. 
 

 

It was at that defining moment that Dodge became a performance…

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Ready to Launch – Dodge Strike Force Blasts the Competition at NHRA US Nationals

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!