Next-to-last NHRA drag race has them angling for rookie awards.
Charlotte winner Beckman qualifies second.
John Force edges out daughter Courtney for fast time.
Capps took the Funny Car victory over his teammate Hagan at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Massey grabbed the Top Fuel win. In Pro Stock, it was Edwards who celebrated.
Schumacher, Johnson and Arana Jr. lead the other Pro categories.
Atlanta Dragway the site of Saturday and Sunday racing.
NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta to be decided today.
Faced Jason Line in a 2006 rematch.
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.
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.
Langdon, Hagan, Jones and Krawiec race to victories at season-ending Auto Club NHRA 2013 finals at Pomona.
'I grew up at the ractrack with my dad racing,' he says
Ends up number five in Po Stock.
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