After giving away the win in Pomona, Jeg Coughlin Jr. is ready to take No.1 this week at Firebird International Raceway.
With one of 24 events in the books, Nobile is also the NHRA Pro Stock points leader for the first time in his career.
Mopar starts 2013 NHRA season with crazy final elimination win by Vicent Nobile over teammate Jeg Coughlin. Ron Capps appearance in Funny Car final brings total of three Mopar entries to make it to final elimination showdowns in season opener.
Big Saturday charge puts Coughlin in top half of Pro Stock field. Things could be considerably different on race day as temperatures are expected to drop dramatically on Sunday.
Mopar looks to defend two NHRA Championship titles won in 2012 with Johnson (Pro Stock) and Beckman (Funny Car). There are a total of eight full-time Mopar-powered entries in Pro Stock (4) and Funny Car (4) classes
The first of the Top 20 Moments of 2012 selected by Motorsport.com staff goes to Allen Johnson who landed his first NHRA Pro Stock championship. It was a remarkable season for the Johnson & Johnson Racing team.