Ford Is Done Drag Racing

Ford has been a fixture in pro drag racing and the NHRA for what feels like forever. But that all comes to an end next year: Ford is pulling factory support from NHRA drag racing teams at the end of 2014. » 8/08/13 11:13am 8/08/13 11:13am

Ashley Force Wins Funny Car Race, Seriously

After Danica Patrick won her first Indy race, there was a lot of noise from talking heads, with serial bloviators like Pedro de la Rosa and Gregg Doyel weighing in on the topic of women in motorsport. So, to shut up all the skeptics, Ashley Force won at yesterday's NHRA Southern Nationals to become the first female… » 4/28/08 2:40pm 4/28/08 2:40pm

Ford and NHRA Create Black Blue Boxes For Nitro Cars

There's an old Chris Rock joke that goes "How come every time an airplane crashes, all they can ever find is the black box. Why don't they just make the whole plane out of the black box?" That's all a setup for this story about Ford and NHRA teaming up to provide Blue Box sensors for all dragsters in the Top Fuel and… » 12/11/07 6:00pm 12/11/07 6:00pm

John Force Goes Home After 27 Days In Hopsital

Drag racer John Force returned to his home on Saturday after spending 27 days in the hospital, but still has a long way to go before he makes a full recovery. Force was traveling at more than 300 mph in the Funny Car semifinals of the O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals when the violent crash that split his car in two… » 10/28/07 9:21pm 10/28/07 9:21pm

Stunning Video Of John Force Funny Car Crash In Texas

Now that we've got the above video running, we still can't believe John Force made it out of this crash with Kenny Bernstein only sporting two broken legs and a busted-up arm. When we first heard of the accident we knew it'd be bad, but we mean ouch, just looking at it makes us cringe with pain. Luckily, Force is… » 9/23/07 6:27pm 9/23/07 6:27pm

Drag Racing Champion John Force Breaks Both Legs, Injures Arm In Texas…

Drag racing star and 14-time NHRA champion John Force was airlifted to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas after a top-end collision with fellow straight-liner Kenny Bernstein. Force was apparently alert and conscious after suffering two broken legs and an injured arm in the incident which occurred as the two… » 9/23/07 4:58pm 9/23/07 4:58pm

At the Nats! Backstage at John Force Racing

We're at the ProCare RX Supernationals at Englishtown, where rubber comes to be atomized and sprinkled like invisible pixie dust over crowds of race fans dressed in mid-period Modells. Eardrums are begging for absolution and logos illustrate where the bills are sent. The $1.8 million event will culminate tonight in a… » 6/22/07 5:00pm 6/22/07 5:00pm