Bookmark and Share


Force Stays Hot in Wildhorse Qualifying


By National Speed Sport News, Photos by NHRA

CHANDLER, Ariz. – John Force set national and track records at the NHRA season-opener in Pomona two weeks ago and continued his impressive early-season hot streak Friday by racing to the qualifying lead in Funny Car at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.

Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also were the leaders in their respective categories at the season’s second of 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events.

Force powered his Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Mustang to track record runs for both elapsed time and speed at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Force posted a performance of 3.990 seconds at 317.79 mph on his second qualifying attempt, knocking....  CLICK HERE for the rest of the story