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John Force kicks off 2018 NHRA season with a Bang

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  • John Force kicks off 2018 NHRA season with a Bang

    During the second round of qualifying on the opening day of the NHRA season, funny car driver John Force would go for a wild ride after enduring a big explosion during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Before we get to the fireworks, here is what Johns car looked like to begin the...

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  • #2
    His style hasnít changed over the last 30 years. Give him a 7 out of 10 on style points for this one. The one I remember the most was the one where he skidded into the sandtrap at the end of the track with no body, chute and tires. Just charred remains. He blew a motor that year about a half dozen races in a row with the same result.


    • #3
      Unbelievable horsepower in these Funny Cars and Top Fuel Dragsters. 11,000 HP, 500 cubic inches using 90% Nitro Methane. A split second after they launch they are going 100 MPH.

      Dean F. Hobart


      • #4
        Some years ago someone asked John if he would ever move up to Top Fuel. His response was "if I spend $20,000 on a motor I want to be able to watch it when it blows up."