John Force drove his Ford Mustang Funny Car to the 2013 NHRA champsionship – marking the 16th time that Force has won the Funny Car championship.
News, driver interviews, and the latest in NHRA drag racing event coverage including the Mello Yello Championship series, schedules and results.
Over 500 racers came from all around the United States to compete for the coveted NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Championship.
The end of the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Season at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona brought with it two new champions, the retirement of others, and the crowning of the four drag racing champions at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
Shawn Langdon showed up in late January at the former Firebird International Raceway five years ago, fresh off his second NHRA Lucas Oil Super Comp world championship in preparation for a new career in the Top Fuel class with Morgan Lucas Racing.
Two of the four NHRA Mello Yello Championships wrapped up at Sunday’s Toyota NHRA Nationals with newly crowned champions, John Force and Matt Smith claiming race wins in front of the standing room only crowd on The Strip.
Fontana’s Auto Club Speedway is on track to make a long awaited return to drag racing in 2014!
Matt Hagan is having a great season with his Funny Car. Only legend John Force (and the inevitable challenges of the series) stand in his way of another championship.
ATI Performance announced recently that their COPO Camaro #008 set the new class record for the NHRA Super Stock A/Automatic category.
NHRA Funny Car’s John Force and Top Fuel driver Shawn Langdon both widened their points leads and edged closer to world championship titles by racing to victories on Sunday at the 29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.