NHRA: Johnson Breaks Through in Thunder Valley; Langdon & Line Also Roll to Wins

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Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to his first Funny Car victory of the season and 13th of his career Sunday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

NHRA: Tommy Johnson Jr. Relying on Consistency for Funny Car Championship Push

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MADISON, Ill. – official series release — NHRA photo — Heading into the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship, Tommy Johnson Jr. didn’t feel the need to change a great deal. The Funny Car standout was fine with the status quo of an already successful season that included two wins and five final rounds in …

NHRA: Schumacher Claims Milestone 80th Win; Johnson Pair and Arana Jr. Also Take Chicago Wins

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JOLIET, Ill. — official series release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher raced to a milestone 80th career victory in Top Fuel Sunday at the Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire at Route 66 Raceway. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were victorious in their …

NHRA: Make-A-Wish Funny Car Program to Continue in 2015 With Tommy Johnson Jr.

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Don Schumacher and Terry Chandler have announced that they will team once again in 2015 with NHRA Funny Car driver Tommy “T.J.” Johnson Jr. to campaign a Dodge Charger R/T that will carry the logo, colors and spirit of Make-A-Wish. It continues one of the most unique marketing partnerships in motorsports …

NHRA: Kalitta, Johnson, Gray and Arana Jr. Lead Opening Day Qualifying at Pomona

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Doug Kalitta raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the final race of …

NHRA: Tommy Johnson’s weekend at Phoenix fulfilling in more ways than one

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February 28, 2014 — team report — photo via Twitter — CHANDLER, AZ — Tommy Johnson Jr. had a very fulfilling weekend behind the wheel of the Don Schumacher Racing Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T, a car fully sponsored by Terry Chandler and designed to raise awareness for the foundation. The Make-A-Wish team had one of the most consistent cars on …