John Force Looking For 1st Texas Win Since The Big Crash, Says Recent Success All Due To Test at Maple Grove

John Force knows that the time to pounce is now. Will the Funny Car legend grab another championship trophy at Pomona next month? That’s not likely. But, he’s hoping he can capitalize on some new found speed and end the season on a high note. Force, is looking to win again in this weekend’s AAA Texas FallNationals at Texas Motorplex, a track at which Force has triumphed seven times, the most of any driver in a NHRA’s professional classes. He also has 11 No. 1 qualifiers, 15 finals appearances and 71…

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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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Steve Torrence On a Torrid Pace in Top Fuel Action This Season

The rise to the top hasn’t exactly gone the way that Steve Torrence had envisioned it. As a teenager in the late 1990s, Torrence was named the 1999 South Central Division Rookie-of-the-Year. That led him to high hopes for what the rest of his drag racing career could evolve into. Unfortunately, he had a different battle on his hands in 2000. Torrence, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma just one year after the Rookie of the Year triumph. But, he vowed to not let this stop him from his end goal, an…

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