Langdon picked up by Don Schumacher Racing

With Alan Johnson Racing suspending operations, Shawn Langdon found himself on the outside looking in - but not for long.

In the past 24 hours, rumors have swirled about the future of Shawn Langdon, driver of Alan Johnson Racing’s (AJR) Top Fuel dragster, who entered the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ six-race Countdown to the Championship playoffs seeded in sixth place.

To start the season with Alan Johnson Racing and finish it at Don Schumacher Racing is definitely a unique situation

Shawn Langdon

Where would he race? Would he go with Steve Torrence or Morgan Lucas’ eponymous race teams? Would he sit out these six races so that the field might narrow from 10 to nine top Fuel candidates for the championship that culminates at Pomona in mid-November? What would happen to the native Californian champion, who earned his Top Fuel title with Johnson in 2013?

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Series NHRA
Drivers Shawn Langdon
Article type Breaking news
Tags alan johnson racing, don schumacher racing