Fram Autolite NHRA Nationals
Johnson Jr. looks to finish up strong at Sonoma
To be successful and contend for the POWERade championship, teams must limit the number of valleys and remain on a level path which equates to advancing to at least the semifinals on a regular basis. Tommy Johnson Jr. and his Don “the Snake” Prudhomme-owned Skoal Racing team have moved along to the semifinal round of eliminations at four of the last seven events on the schedule. That consistency has the special edition Skoal Racing Monte Carlo positioned just 63 points or about three rounds of racing from a third place ranking in the Funny Car division as the grueling Western Swing concludes with the 19th annual FRAM-Autolite Nationals at Infineon Raceway.
“The way the points are shaping up at this point in the season, I want to have a good showing and get back on track at
Johnson has secured a top 10-ranking the entire 2006 NHRA season, placing as high as third following his win at the
“It’s hard not to focus on it, but it’s frustrating when you have a first round loss and drop a couple of spots in the points,” Johnson said. “It motivates us to do well. It really makes you want to do well and win a race to pick up a few spots in the standings. I’ve qualified No. 1 at
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