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  1. Pomona preview - Titles on the line at Auto Club NHRA Finals

    John Oreovicz

    Can Erica Enders-Stevens make history? Can John Force win a record 17th Funny Car crown? Can Tony Schumacher win his eighth in Top Fuel? We'll find out Sunday at Pomona.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  2. NHRA - Courtney Force trying to chase down dad for title - Countd...

    John Oreovicz

    Courtney Force already owns most meaningful records for a woman in the NHRA's Funny Car ranks. Her next goal? Taking down dad John for her first title.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  3. NHRA - John Force leader of the Funny Car pack

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  4. NHRA - Titles on the line at Pomona

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  5. NHRA - 16th title sweet for John Force - Countdown

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  6. NHRA - John Force focused on Funny Car championship No. 16 - Coun...

    John Oreovicz

    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?

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  7. NHRA - Antron Brown and Johnny Gray soar at Atlanta - Don Schumac...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  8. NHRA - Banner day for Bob Vandergriff Jr.

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  9. NHRA - Fireworks galore with Courtney Force and Antron Brown at P...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  10. NHRA - Del Worsham, Matt Hagan and Eddie Krawiec crowned champion...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2011
  11. Dario Franchitti, John Force and Sebastian Vettel put non-NASCAR ...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2010
  12. John Oreovicz: Ashley Force Hood got the best of her dad, John Fo...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2010
  13. Matt Hagan prevented Robert Hight from winning four straight NHRA...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  14. Warren Johnson, the winningest driver in Pro Stock history, won t...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2010
  15. John Force returns with a vengeance by winning the Funny Car titl...

    John Oreovicz

    John Force called his shot. "They asked me today if I was passing the torch," he observed on Sunday morning's telecast, prior to elimination rounds at the 50th annual Kragen O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif. "I tol...

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2010
  16. Robert Hight is the defending champion, but a host of others are ...

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2010