Atlanta John Force Notes

This was John Force's 130th final round appearance and his ninth straight at Atlanta Dragway where he has appeared in more finals (11) than he has at any other track on the NHRA circuit....John has qualified for 236 consecutive races. ...John...

This was John Force's 130th final round appearance and his ninth straight at Atlanta Dragway where he has appeared in more finals (11) than he has at any other track on the NHRA circuit....John has qualified for 236 consecutive races. ...John is the only drag racer to have won the Driver of the Year Award for all of American motor racing (1996) .....John is one of only two Funny Car drivers to have broken 4.80 seconds; one of only three to have reached 320 mph....John will make an appearance on CBS This Morning with Bryant Gumbel this Friday. He and teammate Tony Pedregon then will travel to Tasca Ford on Saturday and Sunday for fan appreciation day.... Force will race a new 9-Time Champion version of his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang when the tour moves to Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, May 19-21, for the Matco Tools Spring Supernationals....target date for the debut of the new Ford Mustang bodies being built at Roush Racing is mid-June. Target race is the June 16-18 Pontiac Excitement Nationals at Columbus, Ohio....Force and Tony Schumacher were among the drag racers who attended Saturday night's short track program at Lanier National Speedway as guests of Bob Vandergriff Sr., Bob Vandergriff Jr. and Chris Vandergriff.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Tony Pedregon , John Force , Chris Vandergriff , Bob Vandergriff