What does 64-year-old John Force do for an encore after winning his record 16th NHRA Funny Car championship in 2013? It won't be title No. 17 if the gang at Don Schumacher Racing has a say.
John Force and Matt Smith did their jobs, locking up NHRA titles in Funny Car and Pro Stock Motorcycle. Can Shawn Langdon and Jeg Coughlin Jr. follow suit? We'll find out Sunday at Pomona.
John Force's rags-to-riches life story is worthy of Hollywood. Problem is, the 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion keeps rewriting the script.
John Force has a full plate. A very full plate. So how in the world is this legendary 15-time NHRA Funny Car champion in position to win a record 16th title at age 64?
Just how dominant is Don Schumacher Racing? Antron Brown and Johnny Gray teamed up at Atlanta for DSR's fourth sweep of the NHRA's nitro classes in seven events.
Bob Vandergriff Jr. jogging from the finish line to the start line at Royal Purple Raceway could've meant only one thing: His third career Top Fuel win was a reality.
Funny Car winner Courtney Force was the star of the show Sunday at Pomona. But much of the buzz surrounded Antron Brown's Top Fuel dragster exploding into a ball of fire.
None of the NHRA's pro class championships went down to their final runs, but Top Fuel's Del Worsham and Funny Car's Matt Hagan still won thrillers -- and their first titles.
From Dario Franchitti's dramatic title-clinching run in IndyCar to John Force's record 15th crown in Funny Car, 2010 produced a wealth of memorable moments.
After beating her dad in the finals on Monday, Ashley Force Hood has now done something her father John Force never has accomplished in a Funny Car; win the U.S. Nationals two years straight.
Robert Hight was this close to becoming the first driver in a decade to win four consecutive NHRA events. Then Matt Hagan spoiled the party.
How old is too old? Well, 66-year-old Pro Stock legend Warren Johnson, who won his first NHRA event Sunday in more than four years, will let us know when -- and if -- that time comes.
Robert Hight is the defending champion, John Force has 14 titles under his belt and Ashley Force-Hood is gaining momentum, and that's just one team. Funny Car may be wild in 2010.
Hector Arana can win the Pro Stock Motorcycle title at age 51, the Top Fuel battle is as good as it gets and four NHRA pro crowns are in the balance. Starting Thursday, it's on at Pomona.
Ashley Force Hood would be ecstatic to become the first female to win an NHRA Funny Car title. Even more satisfying? To become the second driver named Force to win one.
With only two races left, it's getting to be crunch time for the drivers trying to win titles in the NHRA's four pro classes. Vegas is on tap this weekend with plenty on the line.