John Force; Victory by the numbers

<pre> John Force... by the numbers 0 National events won without Crew Chief Austin Coil 1 Times named Driver of the Year for all motor sports (1996) 2 Uncontested final rounds (1993 U.S. Nationals; 1996 Winston Finals) 3 Times...

<pre> John Force... by the numbers

0 National events won without Crew Chief Austin Coil 1 Times named Driver of the Year for all motor sports (1996) 2 Uncontested final rounds (1993 U.S. Nationals; 1996 Winston Finals) 3 Times shared the podium with career victory leader Bob Glidden 4 NHRA Winston Champions beaten in final rounds 5 Consecutive victories in MAC Tools Gatornationals (1992-1996) 6 Times followed a first round loss with a victory in the next event 7 Event victories when final round opponent had the quicker quarter mile time 8 Times named by the AARWBA to the Auto Racing All-America Team 9 Times runner-up before winning first event 10 Wins since turning 50 11 Victories in his home state (California) 12 Final round victories over Cruz Pedregon 13 Victories as the No. 2 qualifier 14 Consecutive seasons with at least one tour victory 15 Times exceeded 320 miles per hour 16 Final round appearances in a single season (1996, a record) 17 Rounds won in 21 career meetings with Ron Capps 18 Times qualified for the U.S. Nationals, the world's most prestigious event 19 Career victories without benefit of lane choice in final round 20 Career "sweeps" (race winner, No. 1 qualifier, low ET eliminations, top speed) 21 Victories in Ford Mustangs 22 Rounds won in 25 career meetings with Whit Bazemore 23 Times shared winners' circle with Warren Johnson 24 Rounds won in 49 career meetings with Mark Oswald 25 Different drivers beaten in the final round

John Force....more numbers

30 Final rounds versus one of the Pedregon brothers 31 Rounds won in 48 career meetings with Cruz Pedregon 34 Consecutive races without a first round loss (1995-1997) 36 Rounds won in 49 career meetings with Chuck Etchells 39 Rounds won in 52 career meetings with Al Hofmann 41 Victories from No. 1 qualifying position 64 Times posted top speed of the meet 65 Rounds won in a single season (1996, a record) 66 Career starts before winning for the first time (1987, Montreal) 79 Times quickest race day quarter mile 84 Career wins 94 Times qualified No. 1 130 Final round appearances 237 Consecutive career starts 658 Career rounds won

.001 Margin of victory against Whit Bazemore in final round of Southern Nationals, May 16, 1999, at Atlanta, Ga. (closest final round win) .002 Margin of defeat against Cruz Pedregon in final round of 1996 Autolite Nationals, July 28, 1996, at Sonoma, Calif. (narrowest final round loss)

4.787 seconds Quickest career elapsed time (Oct. 24, 1998, Ennis, Texas) 4.788 seconds NHRA national record* time (April 11, 1999, Houston, Texas) 324.05 mph NHRA national record* speed (March 21, 1999 Gainesville, Fla.

*Requires backup run within one per cent for certification

John Force Career Victories by Event:

Colonel's Truck Parts Nationals, Brainerd International Raceway 8 Advance Southern Nationals, Atlanta Dragway 6 CSK Nationals, Firebird Raceway (Phoenix) 6 MAC Tools Gatornationals, Gainesville Raceway 6 Keystone Nationals, Maple Grove Raceway (Reading, Pa.) 5 O'Reilly Nationals, Houston Raceway Park 5 Matco Spring SuperNationals, Old Bridge Raceway Park 4 Prolong Northwest Nationals, Seattle International Raceway 4 Moto1.net Nationals, Virginia Motorsports Park (Richmond) 4 Autolite Nationals, Sears Point Raceway (Sonoma, Calif.) 4 AutoZone Winternationals, LA County Fairplex (Pomona, Calif.) 3 AAA of Southern California Finals, LA County Fairplex 3 U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis Raceway Park 3 x-Western Auto Nationals, Heartland Park-Topeka 3 Advance Auto Parts Nationals, Heartland Park-Topeka 3 AutoZone Nationals, Memphis Motorsports Park 3 x-le Grandnational, Sanair Raceway (Montreal) 3 O'Reilly Nationals presented by Castrol, Texas Motorplex (Dallas) 3 Mopar Mile-High Nationals, Bandimere Speedway Park (Denver) 3 Pontiac Excitement Nationals, National Trail (Columbus, Ohio) 2 Matco Tools SuperNationals, Houston Raceway Park 1 Sears Craftsman Nationals, Gateway Int'l Raceway (St. Louis) 1 x-Cajun Nationals, State Capitol Dragway (Baton Rouge, La.) 1

TOTAL 84 x-event no longer part of the NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series

John Force Victories by Month:

August 13 September 10 May 10 June 10 February 9 March 9 October 9 April 7 July 7

TOTAL 84

John Force Victories by State:

California 11 Minnesota 8 Texas 8 Kansas 6 Pennsylvania 5 Florida 6 Georgia 6 Washington 4 Arizona 6 Indiana 3 New Jersey 4 Colorado 3 Tennessee 3 Ohio 2 Virginia 4 Louisiana 1 (Quebec, Canada) 3 Missouri 1

TOTAL 84

John Force Victories by Age:

38 1 39 3 40 2 41 8 42 5 43 6 44 10 45 10 46 6 47 12 48 4 49 7 50 9 51 1 TOTAL 84

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Series NHRA
Drivers Warren Johnson , Al Hofmann , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Chuck Etchells , Bob Glidden , Cruz Pedregon , Austin Coil