Debuting New Car, Force Is Hoping Past Success In Texas Leads To Her Furthering Closing Funny Car Gap

Heading into the Countdown, Courtney Force was sixth in the Funny Car points standings. She had six first or second round defeats in a span of eight events. But, since the playoffs have started, her success has gone up. Force, has stormed up to third in the standings with just three races left. In fact, she has made it to the final round in two of the three countdown races and is looking to close the gap even more this weekend at Texas. But, she’s hoping the little extra motivation…

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Hight Looking To Keep Rolling in Brainerd, Boss John Force Eyeing 12th Lucas Oil Nationals Victory, Courtney Looking For 1st Minnesota Win

Arguably, no one is hotter in the Funny Car division of the Mello Yellow NHRA Drag Racing Series right now than John Force Racing’s Robert Hight. Over the last four events on the schedule, Hight has made three final round appearances, winning two of them. In fact, he’s beat Tommy Johnson Jr. in each final round in two of the last three races at Denver and two weeks ago in Seattle. Now, Hight is hoping to carry that momentum through this weekend’s Lucas Oil Nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota and get…

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Courtney Force to Race This Weekend in Brainerd

John Force Racing issued a statement on Wednesday stating that Courtney Force will indeed race her Traxxas Camaro in this weekend’s NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals in Brainerd, Minn. Force, the daughter of 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force was injured in a crash in the last race weekend in Seattle. She crashed in the first round of the final eliminations as she got off the racing line and into the concrete wall. She was then transferred by ambulance to a local hospital where he was treated and released for knee…

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Courtney Force Expected to Race in Brainerd, If Not, Ashley Will Sub

At the moment, Courtney Force is expected to not miss any track time from his scary crash in Seattle last weekend. Force, was taken to the hospital for x-rays after a scary moment in the opening round of Funny Car action on Sunday. Her car hit the left hand wall at Pacific Raceways which luckily, she escaped any major injuries. Force, was released from the hospital without any broken bones and her dad John Force expects her to be back in the car in the Lucas Oil Nationals Aug. 18-21 at…

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