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.
Top pro teams to start 2013 with PRO Winter Warm-up at Palm Beach International Raceway
Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car teammates gave it all they could in the season final two events, and at Pomona Jack Beckman took his victory and earned a spot in our 2012 top 20 moments.
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.
The American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association made their selection for the drivers who competed in an American-based series. Antron Brown and Jack Beckman led the list of the of NHRA choices.
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!
With star continuing to rise, Funny Car driver Courtney Force reflects on her first win at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals.
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
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.
NHRA Series press release
At Brainerd International Raceway Saturday the final qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals took place for Sunday's eliminations
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.