Force has enjoyed the win and said: “So many fans wanted me to win on Father’s Day.” People from New York, Pennsylvania , Maryland and Alabama was there. Some fans even made their camp to stay more. Adult tickets was $ 20 for Sunday.
John Harold Force is a 15-time FunnyCar champion driver and a 17-time champion car owner. His nickname acquired after ten NHRA championship is “Brute Force”, given by the other drivers. Since 2000, Force has been sponsored by BP’s Castrol Brand.
This NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals was a Father’s Day weekend tradition. Final eliminations began at noon on Sunday, June 16.
Force powered a Castrol GTX Ford Mustang.
Force’s daughter, Courtney, was too in the competition. She powered a Traxxas Mustang. Force pitted his daughter in the first round, but he said: “I really thought Courtney was going to take me out.”
Just for remember, NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) was founded by Wally Parks in 1951 as a spectacular form of entertainment. NHRA sets rules in drag racing and hosts events over the United States and Canada.