MORRISON, Colo.– Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to his 2nd Funny Car triumph of the season Sunday in the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Johnson beat Bob Tasca in the last with a 4.102- 2nd perform at 308.50 miles per hour in his Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. Johnson has 19 profession triumphes.
“We made a great run last night — my quickest and fastest ever on the mountain — and it gave the guys confidence,” Johnson stated. “I knew going into today we had a good racecar and my guys did a great job. We’re a much better team now and we’ve grown so much as a team, so it’s good to get it done. It wasn’t easy, but we finally got a couple breaks and we finally got it done here.”
Steve Torrence won in Top Fuel for his 8th triumph in the last 9 occasions. The safeguarding series champ and points leader beat Clay Millican with a 4.044 at 270.21 He won the occasion for the 2nd time for his 35 th profession triumph.
Greg Anderson won in Pro Stock, and Andrew Hines in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Anderson won for the 2nd straight year in Colorado for his very first triumph of the season and 92 nd in general. He topped Matt Hartford with a 6.950 at 196.96 in a Chevrolet Camaro. Points leader Hines won for the 6th time in 8th occasions this year, topping Eddie Krawiec with a 7.174 at 186.67 on a Harley-Davidson. He has 5 triumphes at the track and 54 in general.