Torco Racing Fuels Route 66 NHRA Nationals
WJ is resolute in returning to winning form
“At this point, our No. 1 priority is to go multiple rounds on Sunday,” said Johnson. “Looking at the season date, we’ve come to the realization that everyone we have faced in the first round has come up and had their best light of the weekend against us. That may speak volumes about our GM Performance Parts GXP’s current performance level, in that they know if we leave even, it’s over, but it certainly hasn’t done us any favors in the standings.
“We’re far from pleased with the results, and are continually working to rectify the situation, but one way or another, we’re confident the pendulum will eventually swing back in our favor. Let’s just say the express train is coming.”
There are several factors fueling “The Professor’s” optimism heading to the
“We’re obviously pleased with our GM Performance Parts GXP’s performance at this point, so this week the crew has had to do little to it other than the normal between-race maintenance,” said Johnson. “With only a couple days between races, it helps to have a package you can rely on, because it allows me to concentrate on some of our research and development projects because, as everyone knows, you can never have enough power.
“Since we only race at Route 66 Raceway once a year now, we really don’t know what to expect as far as the racing surface is concerned. I know there was some talk that they were going to address the bump in the right hand lane, but I’m not sure if they did. I guess we’ll find out when we get there. The forecast is calling for it to be pretty warm, which is fine as along as it’s not accompanied by any liquid sunshine. We’ve fared pretty well at
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