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  1. Family support means everything

    Courtney Force

    It's been a wonderful year. I'm so proud of my Traxxas team for all their hard work. We just wrapped up the Western Swing, where we raced our way to two back-to-back semifinal round appearances and moved up a spot in points! It takes a lot of har...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  2. Dream is reality in Body Issue

    Courtney Force

    Surprise! I'm in the 2013 ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue, and what a ride it's been. I was originally approached last season, my rookie year in Funny Car, to be in the Body Issue but made the decision to turn it down. At the time, the start of 201...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  3. A victory on my birthday weekend

    Courtney Force

    After getting beaten by my dad the previous weekend in Bristol, Tenn., on Father's Day, I was eager to get back out to the racetrack for a little revenge! My dad's win was great for the John Force Racing team, but he passed me in NHRA drag racing poi...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  4. Exciting week capped by Indy 500

    Courtney Force

    I've had a pretty exciting week since our last NHRA race in Topeka, Kan. My family and I flew home as quickly as possible to see my sister, Ashley, and her husband, Danny, and to welcome my new nephew, Noah William Hood, to the family. I was very ...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  5. Honored to fly with Blue Angels

    Courtney Force

    So many amazing things have happened with just a couple weeks off in between races. I took a flight at speeds over 700 miles per hour, which is twice the g-forces and speed that I'm used to in a Funny Car. I was also recognized as rookie of the year...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. Gearing up for a new season

    Courtney Force

    My sister, Brittany Force, made a big announcement at our John Force Racing news conference at the beginning of January. She will be piloting the Top Fuel dragster during this NHRA season. She will be entering into her rookie season, just like I di...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  7. Taking Tahoe by Force

    Courtney Force

    Every year for Christmas my family heads eight hours north to enjoy the snow at Lake Tahoe. It has been a tradition for years because it is the one time we all can get together as a family and enjoy each other's company. It's hard to make ourselv...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  8. Celebrating NHRA offseason with a tropical trip

    Courtney Force

    A couple of weeks ago our race team closed out a great season in Pomona, Calif. We finished in fifth overall in Funny Car and I won rookie of the year while my team was awarded the Full Throttle Hard Working Crew Award. It was a great way to finish ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  9. Thankful for a successful rookie season

    Courtney Force

    I wrapped up my rookie season in Funny Car with the Auto Club Finals in Pomona, Cailf., last weekend. The race, which was on my home track, was full of excitement. I had fun promoting the race at the annual La Verne NHRA Fan Fest with my dad and sis...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  10. My crew keeps me going

    Courtney Force

    With a few days back home in California, I headed into the office and caught up on a few things before a day off. It felt great to be back home, but having a two-week gap between races was painful. I couldn't have been more ready to get back out on...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  11. Hot pink car raises cancer awareness

    Courtney Force

    It was an exciting weekend leading up to the Reading, Pa., race. I flew into Pittsburgh for an appearance. We started the day at the Pirates vs. Braves baseball game and got a tour of downtown Pittsburgh. Then we went to a PPG event. We talked about...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  12. Learning curve continues

    Courtney Force

    I've been the spokeswoman for Ford Driving Skills for Life for two years now, and I love being able to represent something so important -- safe driving. Last year I got the opportunity to talk to a group of high school students about the importance o...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  13. Making new memories in Dallas

    Courtney Force

    Flying directly from the Charlotte race right into San Antonio on a 6 a.m. flight made for a pretty exhausting extended weekend. Unfortunately, I'm not a morning person so I don't know how I get up for those kinds of flights. All I can say is, thank ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  14. A fine line between dad and boss

    Courtney Force

    When your career takes you out on the road, it's always changing and exciting. But it also requires a lot of patience, especially your first season out. I've taken on a full load this year and although it seems like a lot, I love every second of it! ...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  15. Bonding time with Dad in Indy

    Courtney Force

    The U.S. Nationals got postponed because of rain, which left me a whole week in Indiana ... with my dad. The rest of my family flew back home, but my dad and I decided to stay in town until we could continue the race. It's a lot of work to travel all...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  16. Ready and waiting for my shot at Nationals

    Courtney Force

    A lot of stress comes along with the U.S. Nationals, but also a ton of excitement. We had a really crazy week leading up to the race, but I really enjoy promoting our sport, especially for this race. The U.S. Nationals event at Indy is the Super Bowl...

    Blog | September 05, 2012