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Johnson Jr. Ready for 2016 Gatornationals

Mar 15, 2015; Gainesville, FL, USA; Funny car winner Ron Capps (left) and NHRA top fuel driver Spencer Massey celebrate together after winning the Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The 47th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals continue today with the second of four days in this storied competition of speed, grit, and execution. In the Funny Car competition, Tommy Johnson Jr. will compete at a place where his whole career began, at the Gatornationals. Since 1989, Johnson has been a staple of the …

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Racers ready to burn rubber at Gatornationals

Sparks on the raceway come to the Gator Nation this weekend. The 44th annual NHRA Gatornationals competition started Thursday and continues through Sunday. This is the first year the competition combines Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock categories with Pro Stock Motorcycle, the Lucas Oil Drag Racing series and the NHRA Pro Mods. 2012 …

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