YORK, Pa.-- Maple Grove Raceway will be filled with the sound of engines roaring this weekend.
The 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals will be held at the raceway all weekend, from Sep. 29-Oct. 2.
It is the third event of the six race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, and features pro categories such as Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Competing in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship is Tommy Johnson Jr., NHRA driver of the Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car for Don Schumacher Racing.
Johnson, Jr. has made a jump from seventh to second place in points following consecutive runner-up finishes. He is aiming for his first NHRA Funny Car World Championship.
He joined FOX43 Morning News to discuss his upcoming race this weekend.