Yellow Corn Announces 2018 Sponsorship with Joey Gladstone

DEWEY BEACH, Del. (November 27, 2017) – Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Joey Gladstone is pleased to announce Yellow Corn coming on board as his full-time primary sponsor for the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. “I’m really excited to have Yellow Corn come on board with us next season,” Gladstone said. “It’s really awesome that Yellow Corn wants to partner up with us and have an international relationship. I think that’s really big for NHRA Drag Racing and it speaks to how big NHRA’s impact is all over the world.” Yellow Corn is a Japanese clothing company that specializes in motorcycle gear and apparel. After a tremendous rookie season is 2017, Gladstone is looking to

Allen Johnson Says Goodbye to Pro Stock with Emotional Tribute from Fellow Competitors

POMONA, Calif. (November 12, 2017) – Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart driver Allen Johnson took the stage for driver introductions for the last time in his full-time professional Pro Stock career this morning at the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals but not before he was surrounded by his fellow competitors on stage sporting ‘AJ’s Final Stage’ shirts. “It meant a lot to me that my fellow Pro Stock competitors would do that for me today,” Johnson smiled with a tear in his eye. “That was really cool for me and I can’t thank the racers, fans, and sponsors for the support they’ve given me since we began this 22 years ago.” For raceday, Johnson came into eliminations in the No. 10 s

In Final Race of Career, Allen Johnson Qualifies for 399th Raceday Start at Auto Club NHRA Finals

POMONA, Calif. (November 11, 2017) – In his 504th race in Pro Stock, Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart driver Allen Johnson is competing in his 399th raceday this weekend at the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. On Friday, Johnson built a foundation for his race weekend with a solid 6.595-seconds pass at 209.95 mph. The Adam Hornberger and Roy Johnson-led team came back in the second session and produced an extremely consistent 6.596, 209.56. Saturday, Johnson picked up over a thousandth of a second in his Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dart when he crossed the finish line at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona with a stout 6.583, 209.46 in the opening session. Wanting to test some thin

Shane Tucker Returns to Driver Seat of Hot Wheels™ Car Care Products Chevrolet Camaro for Auto Club

GOLD COAST, Australia (November 8, 2017) – After running a Gray Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro two weekends ago at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Shane Tucker will be returning to his trusty steed as he competes at the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals in his Hot Wheels™ Car Care Products Camaro. “I’m looking forward to getting back into my car this weekend in Pomona,” Tucker said. “Tommy Lee [co-crew chief] tested the car on Monday after the nationals in Las Vegas but it didn’t exactly go as planned. We had to take out our good engine and test the spare. We had an electrical issue that potentially could’ve been playing havoc on us since the Dallas race so it’s good to be able to fi

Never Say Never for Pro Stock World Champion Allen Johnson Heading into Final Race of Professional C

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (November 8, 2017) – 2012 Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson is entering in his last official race in Pro Stock after an extraordinary 22-year career in the NHRA but admits that he has a “never say never” attitude about returning if the opportunity presented itself. “I don’t have any plans of racing in Pro Stock in the future but I never say never,” Johnson said. “We’re probably gonna do some sportsman racing in the future here and there but you know, if someone called me and told me the field was short and they had an extra car for me to drive, I’m not saying I wouldn’t do it.” This weekend’s 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals marks his 504th race in Pro Stock an

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