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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…

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Allen Johnson and Dodge: NHRA World Champions!

Challenger Drag Pak bags the “Wally” at the NHRA U.S. Nationals!

 

Jeff Teuton of Houma, La., captured a historic victory for Dodge and Mopar® at the biggest and most prestigious race on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing schedule, driving his 5.9L Magnum powered 2009 Challenger Drag Pak to the overall win today in Stock Eliminator at the 57th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. The victory was the first overall Stock Eliminator NHRA National event win for Mopar’s modern-day package car.

 

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Challenger Drag Pak bags the “Wally” at the NHRA U.S. Nationals!

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…

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