The only major development since season’s end was the hiring of veteran crew chief Rob Flynn to lead Jack Beckman’s Valvoline/MTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team.
Brown and S. Gray also score victories at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NHRA Toyota Nationals.
The four-time season winner Johnny Gray and his solid team ticked off a couple of major accomplishments at the conclusion of the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway.
Funny Car driver Johnny Gray had major scare on Sunday during the NHRA eliminations at the Sonoma Nationals when the blower exploded car split in half. He also speaks out about the tethers!
At the Summit Racing NHRA Nationals in Norwalk Motorsports Park, Top Fuel saw a first time winner this year while Gray notched his fourth in 2014. Mike Edwards won Pro Stock cars with Matt Smith taking the Pro Stock Motorcycle victory.
Allen Johnson wins final elimination on a holeshot to earn his third national title of the season.
Despite extremely warm conditions, Gray's Camaro was right on track, which sets the stage for a dynamic summer as the warm months come into view on the calendar.
Matt Hagan and Magneti Marelli team earn second win of 2013.
Heartland Park Topeka was the scene of celebration in the 25th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals. It was a day that Jeg Coughlin will never forget as he broke a winless drought of more than two years!
2012 Top Fuel champion Antron Brown landed the win at the weather-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Gray bounces back from explosion for No. 3 spot.
Johnson back in Pro Stock Winner’s Circle while Gray helps Don Schumacher Racing reach 200-Win Milestone.
The victory was a momentous achievement, not just for Gray and his Pitch Energy team, but also for Don Schumacher Racing.
2012 Top Fuel champion recovers from high-speed crash in Pomona to grab the win in Gainesville, Florida. Antron Brown handed Don Schumacher Racing its 200th team win.
Career best elapsed time and top speed numbers for Mopar Pro Stock drivers Johnson and Coughlin in qualifying at Gatornationals.
In Top Fuel Antron Brown posted the third best time of the day with a run of 3.812 seconds at 321.88 mph for Don Schumacher Racing.
Top Fuel racer Doug Kalitta gabs top qualifying spot for Sunday's elimination at Firebird International Raceway in Phoeniz, AZ. Earning the No. 1 spot in Funny Car was Johnny Gray while Mike Edwards tops Pro Stock.
Shane Gray scored the first victory of his career in Pomona at the last race of the season on the NHRA Finals in 2010.
Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car driver Johnny Gray, the No. 7 qualifier, will line up next to second-year driver Alexis DeJoria in the first round of eliminations.
Reigning Top Fuel champion Antron Brown improved to the No. 3 position with a run of 3.76 (328.14).