Johnson gets 4th straight win at Bandimere track



MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Pro Stock racer Allen Johnson continued his mastery of Bandimere Speedway, racing to his fourth win at the track during the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals on Sunday.

Antron Brown, Jack Beckman and Eddie Krawiec also scored wins in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event near Denver.

Johnson defeated V. Gaines in the Pro Stock finals with a winning run of 6.951 seconds at 197.31, beating Gaines’ 7.144 at 160.35. Johnson, the No. 1 qualifier, set a new track record for elapsed time and took over the category points lead.

In Top Fuel, Brown defeated Brandon Bernstein who continues his winless drought. Beckman powered to his second Funny Car win of the year when he defeated Courtney Force, and Krawiec defeated Pro Stock Motorcycle teammate Andrew Hines in the final when Hines fouled out.