Banner Day/Year For John Force Racing, Brittany Force Takes Home Top Fuel Crown, Robert Hight Funny Car Champ

What a year it was for the entire John Force Racing organization. On Sunday in Pomona, they took home the hardware in two divisions of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series. First off, John Force’s daughter Brittany Force secured her first career championship in the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Force, watched as Steve Torrence was defeated by Antron Brown in the second round of Sunday’s action. That race was the one preceding Force’s matchup with Richie Crampton. When she saw Torrence get eliminated, she knew then that all she…

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Brittany Force Knows She Lucked Out At St. Louis, Eyeing Texas Success This Weekend

Brittany Force knows she was lucky to escape St. Louis still being third in the Top Fuel points standings. After a strong qualifying run she was knocked out in just the second round by Doug Kalitta. Luckily, there were a lot of upsets which allowed her to stay within striking distance. But, she knows that can’t happen again. “Leaving St. Louis, we got a little lucky,” Force said. “Things didn’t change that much. We still picked up bonus points, we went a couple rounds, and we maintained No. 3 position,…

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Brittany Force Eying 3rd Straight Final Round Appearance In Brainerd

For some reason, John Force Racing just outclasses the field in the annual stop at Brainerd. During the course of their storied career, JFR has 17 career victories in the Lucas Oil Nationals. Just one of which though was in Top Fuel competition, as that came last year when Brittany Force powered her Monster Energy Top Fuel dragster to the victory in Minnesota. She watched her dad John Force win 11 times in Funny Car competition there, now she had a “Wally” of her own there. This weekend, Force is…

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Girl Power! Leah Pritchett and Brittany Force Dominating Top Fuel Action This Season

For most of racing’s history, its been a male dominated sport. Occasionally, a Janet Guthrie, Lyn St. James, Danica Patrick, Sarah Fisher or Shirley Muldowney have shown up and made a name for themselves in their respective series that they have competed in, but no one is having success now like Leah Pritchett and Brittany Force are in the 2017 Mello Yellow NHRA Drag Racing Series on the Top Fuel level. These two names need to be honored for what they’re doing this season, and that is that they’re putting…

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