Pomona II: Kurt Johnson preview

KJ Has Work to be Done in Pomona ACDelco Cobalt crew aiming for Top Five POWERade points finish Sugar Hill, Ga., November 1, 2007 -- After nine months and 22 races, the 2007 POWERade Drag Racing season will come to a close this weekend with...

KJ Has Work to be Done in Pomona
ACDelco Cobalt crew aiming for Top Five POWERade points finish

Sugar Hill, Ga., November 1, 2007 -- After nine months and 22 races, the 2007 POWERade Drag Racing season will come to a close this weekend with the running of the Auto Club Finals at Pomona Raceway. Although many of the competitors participating in this final event have already shifted their focus to the 2008 campaign, Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco/Hulkamania Chevy Cobalt Racing team will arrive in California with specific goals in mind beyond simply winning the race, such as maintaining their current fifth place standing in the POWERade points.

"In a way, you hate to see the season end, because once the last race is done, you always want to have one more, but it will be good to have some time to regroup," said Johnson. "Besides, we have a new ACDelco Cobalt sitting back at the shop that we think will help us, so we have plenty of things to work on before we come back to Pomona.

"However, before we put 2007 to bed, we want to win another race. It's been a while since we won in Phoenix, and even though we've had some success this year, it's not as much as we would like. We want to put this Hulkamania Cobalt in the winner's circle for everyone at ACDelco, Chevrolet and all those who support us.

"Hopefully, we left our bad luck in Vegas. We've been running pretty well the last four or five races, so this weekend we'll concentrate on making good, clean runs every time out. We're not going to go out there light -- we're going to be aggressive, attacking the track. That's the way you have to be in this category. You can't let anything lie on the table. We feel we can win this race as long as everything falls into place, and we're going to do everything we can to make sure that happens."

-credit: j2r

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