The Backstory

Howdy, Drag Illustrated! I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Jonathan Johnson, and at 36 years of age, 2019 will mark my 26th year of racing. I started my racing in the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League at the ripe age of 10. At this young age, I had the privilege of having one of the first cars that came out of the Half Scale Dragsters shop in 1992 – chassis number 7 to be exact. These early years of racing solidified my love for the sport and formed lifelong relationships wi

Busy Days, Busy Night, and Those That Make it Happen

First off, I apologize for the length of time in between blogs. We have had a great deal going on trying to get the car ready for what was to be our first race in Tulsa this coming weekend. Due to some unforeseen changes, that is not going to happen. Not to worry, our program will be stronger in the long run. There’s an old saying “behind every successful man is a strong and supportive woman.” I’m not sure who said it, or even if that is the exact version, but it’s the versio