The only major development since season’s end was the hiring of veteran crew chief Rob Flynn to lead Jack Beckman’s Valvoline/MTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team.
The opening day of the NHRA season finale saw Top Fuel points leader set the fastest time at Pomona.
Langdon and Beckman pocket $100,000 each for winning the Traxxas Nitro Shootout at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis
Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway is the scene for the final points needed to keep their dreams alive and end up with the titles.
At Brainerd International Raceway Saturday the final qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals took place for Sunday's eliminations
Friday's qualifying was rained out for the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle, but today the dragsters were able to contest for the top qualifying spots for Sunday's eliminations at Pacific Raceways.
With star continuing to rise, Funny Car driver Courtney Force reflects on her first win at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Defending Funny Car champion Jack Beckman will look for to ignite a spark at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. He will have to again contend with the Force family!
Allen Johnson wins final elimination on a holeshot to earn his third national title of the season.
Courtney Force had to beat Alexis DeJoria, veteran Tim Wilkerson, 2012 Funny Car champion Jack Beckman to reach the final round match-up with her dominant father.
Matt Hagan and Magneti Marelli team earn second win of 2013.
Off to Atlanta for U.S. Army duo – but first, a very special honor for Don Schumacher
Beckman fourth in Funny Car at NHRA Spring Nationals
Change for Beckman, Valvoline/MTS team began at Four-Wide and ended with 2012 NHRA Funny Car world championship
In Top Fuel Antron Brown posted the third best time of the day with a run of 3.812 seconds at 321.88 mph for Don Schumacher Racing.
Valvoline/MTS team shifts focus to next race at Phoenix.
A new era at John Force Racing also began with Brittany Force and the Castrol EDGE Top Fuel dragster qualifying for the 53rd annual O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals.
Beckman qualifies second but gift from Valvoline made his day.
Reigning Top Fuel champion Antron Brown improved to the No. 3 position with a run of 3.76 (328.14).
Bernstein, Densham and Gaines take second fastest qualifying spots in Friday's rounds on at the NHRA Winternationals.
Mopar looks to defend two NHRA Championship titles won in 2012 with Johnson (Pro Stock) and Beckman (Funny Car). There are a total of eight full-time Mopar-powered entries in Pro Stock (4) and Funny Car (4) classes
Jack Beckman will open the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello season as reigning Funny Car champ in DSR Dodge