Monday, July 22, 2024

Jonathan Anderson | Another Championship Season

Division 2 superstar Jonathan Anderson wrapped up yet another championship season taking the D2 Super Street title. Follow along as he recaps his successful 2019 racing season and prepares for 2020.

The NHRA racing season is officially over, and this may be long winded. It has been over for us since the middle of October when we had the last NHRA Division 2 points race. We have been working diligently getting ready for the 2020 season since the day we got home from Rockingham.

DragChamp Logo

Anderson Finishes #3 in Super Comp

We managed to reach most of the goals that we set out for at the beginning of the 2019 season. There were definitely some ups and downs, but I am sure that goes with anyone. We traveled more than ever before and we ran our first full season of Super Comp (14 races).

After the final points tally we managed to finish 3rd in the National points standings, 3rd in Division 2, and we were only three crucial round wins away from winning a World Championship.

Jonathan Anderson Charlotte Four Wide Champion

Those three rounds were lost to the 2019 Super Comp World Champion Ray Miller, who deserves a huge congratulations for his accomplishment. Ray is an amazing driver , who I am sure we will meet up with more next year. We ended up battling 5 times this year in 3 finals and 1 quarterfinal, and he got the best of me 3 out of the 5.

D2 Super Street Champ

In Super Street we managed to win the Division 2 Championship. It was a super tough battle with Jimmy Allen Daniel all year long. He kept sneaking off out of division and winning rounds and races, while all I could do is sit at home and watch, haha.

We only managed to put the Sunfire in the winner circle once, but we kept putting up solid performances. We will probably run the first couple of Super Street races next year, as we hope to debut the new Super Gas car by the Gatornationals.

A Team Effort

In every post I make about racing, I never take any of the credit. I always say “we” instead of “I”, because what we do is truly a team effort and everyone that supports me, really makes me look better than what I could ever be on my own.

None of this would be possible if it wasn’t for my wife, Melissa Anderson. She gives her support day in and day out, she helps in ways that most of the time I may not notice or take for granted. My Dad is always in our corner, giving advice and lending a helping hand at anytime but especially when it is most needed. 

Donald Munford and Penny Nittolo have been very instrumental in the success of this team, it has been an absolute honor to represent you two on the track and in our communities. We also have a handful of people that are not only good friends, but we are able to pick their brains and gain valuable knowledge.

A huge thanks goes to two great friends Brad Plourd and Kevin Kleineweber, any win light that we manage to turn on, you two share some of the responsibility for it.

Thanks to our Marketing Partners

Please take the time to check out the companies that help make our racing adventers possible, and help support the companies that support us!!

H.J. Wings & Things – Newnan in SummerGrove
Bulldawg Trucking
Eklektik Styles
Plourd Racing Products
Hughes Performance
BRODIX Cylinder Heads
Hoosier Racing Tire
Stinnett Racing
Tim Nabors Racing Engines
Team Penske
High 5 Energy
Drzayich Inc – Sportsman Racer Services

Words by Jonathan Anderson.

Learn more about Jonathan Anderson in his Racer Spotlight article.

DragChamp is your source for NHRA sportsman drag racing news and drag race results. For more NHRA Lucas Oil sportsman results, click here.

Leave a Reply

Click here to join our newsletter.