NHRA Driver Tommy Johnson Jr. Prepares For Bristol

By Josh Ward

Tommy Johnson Jr. is ready to race again in Bristol.

Johnson, driver of the the Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger for Don Schumacher Racing in the NHRA Mello Yello Series, is the defending Funny Car event winner from last year at Bristol. He finished second in the points standings last season.

Johnson also won at Bristol in 2014.

Racing this weekend will take place at the Bristol Dragway on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Want more information on the weekend’s schedule of events? Check out BristolDragway.com.

The Lead Lap will cover more of the NHRA action this Saturday from 10-noon. Listen below to hear Johnson talk about this weekend’s event at Thunder Valley.