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Johnson Jr. Earns Win at “Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil” to Keep MD Anderson Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat in Fight for Funny Car Championship

October 25, 2020 A clutch performance by DSR driver Tommy Johnson Jr. at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil not only gave the MD Anderson Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat driver his third Wally trophy of the year, but it kept him firmly in contention and fighting for his first Funny Car world championship with just one race left in the 2020 NHRA Drag Racing Series season. 

Beckman Takes Infinite Hero Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to No.1 in Qualifying at “Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil” 

October 24, 2020 DSR driver Jack Beckman drove his Infinite Hero Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car to his first No.1 qualifier position of the 2020 season at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil near Houston

Championship Battles Heat Up in Houston at “Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil” this Weekend

October 21, 2020 The contingent of Mopar Dodge//SRT race cars from Don Schumacher Racing is staging for the penultimate event of the 2020 NHRA Drag Racing Series season this weekend at the Mopar Express Lane SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil near Houston, Texas. 

Beckman drives Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to Record 12th Consecutive DSR Funny Car Win at AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

October 18, 2020 DSR's Jack Beckman earned his third win of the NHRA season at 35th annual AAA Texas FallNationals over points leader Matt Hagan in the all-Dodge final extending the team’s undefeated streak to a record 12 consecutive Funny Car victories.

Hagan Qualifies Pennzoil Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat No.1 for AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

October 17, 2020 DSR pilot Matt Hagan and Pennzoil Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat earned No.1 qualifier position for 35th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.

Johnson Jr. Drives to Victory, Record 11th Consecutive Win for DSR Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat at Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals Presented by Pennzoil

October 4, 2020 Wild day of racing at Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals Presented by Pennzoil ends with all-Dodge Funny Car final and a record 11th consecutive national event win for DSR at World Wide Technology Raceway near St. Louis

Qualifying Under the Lights Following Rain Delay at “Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals Presented by Pennzoil” Adds to Championship Challenges

October 3, 2020 With just four events left in the 2020 NHRA season, Mother Nature made things a little more interesting for qualifying at the Mopar Express Lane Midwest Nationals Presented by Pennzoil. Intermittent rain throughout the day delayed on track activities for seven hours and limited Funny Car and Top Fuel classes to just one qualifying session in cool 58-degree Fahrenheit temperatures on Saturday night under the lights.
 

'Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals Presented by Pennzoil' Revs Up This Weekend in St. Louis

September 30, 2020 DSR carries a streak of 10 consecutive national event wins and four-way Funny Car championship battle into Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals Presented by Pennzoil. Mopar liveries return to Matt Hagan’s Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car and Leah Pruett’s Top Fuel dragster this weekend.

Capps Drives Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to NHRA Gatornationals Win for 10th Consecutive Don Schumacher Racing Victory

September 27, 2020 It was a Hell(cat) of a ride for DSR driver Ron Capps on his way to the winner’s circle at the 51st annual Amalie Motor Oil National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Gatornationals at historic Gainesville Raceway.
 

Three-Second Run Earns Hagan’s Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye No. 1 Qualifier Position at NHRA Gatornationals

September 26, 2020 DSR pilot Matt Hagan drove his red-hot "Demon-possessed" Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye to a three-second pass, the only one in Funny Car qualifying amid hot and muggy conditions, to garner the No. 1 qualifier position for Sunday’s elimination rounds at the 51st annual NHRA Gatornationals at historic Gainesville Raceway. 

Don Schumacher Racing Looks to Extend Dodge Charger Funny Car Win Streak at NHRA Gatornationals

September 22, 2020 After four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events were held consecutively in Indianapolis following the mid-July restart of the revamped 2020 season, the championship battle now moves to Florida this weekend for the 51st annual NHRA Amalie Oil Gatornationals. 

Beckman Drives Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car to Coveted NHRA U.S. Nationals Win

September 6, 2020 DSR’s Jack Beckman drove the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to his second coveted Funny Car win at the 66th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis. DSR Top Fuel driver Leah Pruett piloted her Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye dragster to a runner-up finish in her first career final-elimination round.

Hagan Drives Redeye to Don Schumacher Racing’s Milestone 350 Win in Q3 Rescheduled Summernationals Final; Johnson Jr. Earns Top Spot in NHRA U.S. Nationals Qualifying

September 5, 2020 Matt Hagan defeats Jack Beckman in all-Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat battle in the rescheduled Summernationals Funny Car final in Q3 session of 66th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, while Tommy Johnson Jr. Earns No. 1 qualifier position for most famous drag race in the world.

New Dodge HEMI® Challenge Champion Crowned at the 2020 NHRA U.S. Nationals

September 4, 2020 No. 1 qualifier Stephen Yantus crowned as first new winner of Dodge HEMI® Challenge in five years at 2020 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis 

Mopar Dodge//SRT Ready and Set for 2020 Edition of ‘The Big Go’

September 4, 2020 A strong contingent of Mopar and Dodge//SRT entries in both NHRA Sportsman and Pro Classes have descended upon Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana, and are ready to take part in the oldest and most prestigious of drag-racing events, the 66th annual U.S. Nationals. First contested in 1955 and affectionately known as “the Big Go,” the Labor Day weekend staple is expected to be an exciting and memorable one on many fronts.

Long-awaited HEMI®-powered Win for Capps at Indianapolis Comes at Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals Presented by Pennzoil

August 9, 2020 There was only one track in Ron Capps storied 26-year career where a national event victory had eluded him, but the Don Schumacher Racing veteran Funny Car driver finally checked the historic Indianapolis dragstrip off that list by driving his HEMI-powered Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to the winner’s circle at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil.

Dodge Charger of Johnson Jr. Tops Qualifying at Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals Presented by Pennzoil

August 8, 2020 Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver Tommy Johnson Jr. kicked off the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil by driving his MD Anderson Dodge Charger right to the top of the Funny Car timing sheet at Lucas Oil Raceway to earn his 20th career No. 1 qualifier position.

Dodge Lends Title Sponsorship Support to NHRA’s Third Consecutive Indianapolis-based Event

August 4, 2020 Mopar, Dodge//SRT brands continue support of NHRA by adding Dodge as title sponsor to the upcoming Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event at Lucas Oil Raceway, the third consecutive Indianapolis-based race weekend since the return to racing action after a four-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rain Forces Postponement of All-Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Final at NHRA Summernationals

July 19, 2020 Another national event Funny Car win was within sight as the second all-Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat final round showdown in as many weeks had DSR teammates Matt Hagan and Jack Beckman set to go head-to-head at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals, when the skies opened up above the Indianapolis drag strip and spoiled the day.

Pair of No. 2 Qualifying Positions for Mopar Dodge//SRT Machines at NHRA Summernationals
 

July 18, 2020 Leah Pruett qualifies second in the fiery new-look Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Top Fuel dragster while Tommy Johnson Jr. follows up runner-up finish last weekend with No. 2 qualifying position in his MD Anderson Dodge Charger SRT Funny Car at Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals

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