This weekend the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series rolls into Brainerd International Raceway for the NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals and Robert Hight hopes for a strong performance in Minnesota
Route 66 Raceway
Heartland Park Topeka
Bob Tasca III/Motorcraft
Brittany Force made history for her family with her win in a Top Fuel round. Robert Hight was also strong in the Funny Car class.
Coming off a win in the first event of the year, Courtney Force is looking for a win at Firebird.
Tasca grabbed an early lead of the starting line with a .064 reaction time to Hagan’s .067.
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.
Beginning her sophmore season, the Traxxas Ford Mustang Funny Car pilot pushing hard this year.
It was a welcome run for Hight who has struggled in the opening two races of the season.
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.
Courtney Force ended Friday’s qualifying attempts in the No. 2 spot, right behind teammate and brother-in-law, Robert Hight.