Marathon Petroleum’s Allen Johnson Primed for Return to Victory Lane at New England Nationals GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (May 30, 2017) – Marathon Petroleum Corporation/J&J Racing Dodge Dart driver Allen Johnson is heading back to New England Dragway this weekend. The Epping, New Hampshire-based track has brought much success for Johnson; he has been in the final round three times since the inaugural event in 2013.
Johnson drove his way to the winner circle at the inaugural event i
Team Marathon Petroleum Makes Big Jump in Performance in Topeka, Hopeful About Upcoming Four-In-A-Row TOPEKA, Kans. (May 21, 2017) – Allen Johnson drove his Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart to the quarterfinals on raceday at the 29th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals.
No. 10 Johnson had a first round matchup against No. 5 Matt Hartford. Only two hundredths apart between their qualifying positions, Johnson knew if he could do his job at the starting line, ther
TOPEKA, Kans. (May 20, 2017) – Allen Johnson powered the Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart to the No. 10 position after three rounds of qualifying at the 29th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals.
On Friday, it was all but considered a wash-out as Mother Nature lingered overhead with dark clouds and persistent rain all throughout the afternoon. With a brief break in the storms, the NHRA Safety Safari was able to dry the track in record time and Pro Stock was able
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2017) – If there was one word to describe Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing driver Allen Johnson’s season, it’d be progress. He is hoping to take that progress and ink his first victory of the season at this weekend’s 29th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.
“It’s getting to the part of the season where it’s very important to do well,” Johnson said. “We’ve made a few more gains this past week on the dyno so we’re hoping
COMMERCE, Ga. (May 7, 2017) – In his second race of 2017, Australian Pro Stock racer Shane Tucker came into raceday No. 13 at the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals. Although that No. 13 seed was his best qualifying position of his season, Tucker fell in the first round of eliminations.
First round, Tucker took on Pro Stock World Champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. Tucker and the Auzmet Architectural/Rob Tucker Racing team did an engine-transplant the night before elimina
COMMERCE, Ga. (May 7, 2017) – Team Liberty Racing duo Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey qualified in the uber-competitive Pro Stock Motorcycle class at the 37th annual NHRA Southern Nationals but unfortunately, both competitors fell in the first round of eliminations.
Reed qualified No. 15 and raced No. 2 LE Tonglet. Reed ran his fastest pass of the weekend with a 6.922-seconds at 189.95 mph but after a red light in his lane, Tonglet’s 6.811, 195.39 advanced to the second round
COMMERCE, Ga. (May 6, 2017) – Shane Tucker qualified his season best No. 13 this weekend at the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway despite Mother Nature’s best effort to wash away qualifying on Friday.
On Friday, the Pro Stock class succumbed to the persistent rain and qualifying for the day was cancelled. With sunshine on the horizon for Saturday, the Rob Tucker and Tommy Lee-led team knew they had two chances to climb up the ladder and posit
COMMERCE, Ga. (May 6, 2017) – Team Liberty Racing came into the 2017 season with one major goal in mind: qualify both bikes in every race they attend. So far this season, they’ve been able to qualify teammates Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey in all three races.
On Friday, Pro Stock Motorcycle had an abbreviated qualifying round before Mother Nature took over and cancelled the festivities for the rest of the day. Before the day was cancelled, both Reed and Sampey were able to
COMMERCE, Ga. (May 6, 2017) – Allen Johnson and the Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart team have smiles from ear to ear after qualifying a season high No. 9 at the 37th annual NHRA Southern Nationals.
After qualifying got cancelled before any runs were made at Atlanta Dragway on Friday for the Pro Stock class, Johnson knew capitalizing on Saturday’s qualifying would be crucial.
“When you only get two runs, you gotta be perfect in qualifying just like you have to b
MANTENO, IL (May 2, 2017) – High Performance Lubricants’ (HPL) Chris McGaha took top honors last weekend at the eighth annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in the Pro Stock class.
In the uniquely-formatted NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, McGaha defeated competitors like Allen Johnson, Alan Prusiensky, Vincent Nobile, Jason Line, Greg Anderson, Drew Skillman, and Shane Gray on his way to victory.
“Each race we’ve won is special in its own way,” McGaha said. “My first win in Sonoma