NHRA: Courtney Force Ends Winless Drought; Kalitta & Anderson Also Score in Houston

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BAYTOWN, Texas – official series release — NHRA photo — Courtney Force raced to her first Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway. It is the fifth consecutive NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event that has featured a female winner. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also were …

NHRA: Force, Millican Earn Eighth Seeds in Traxxas Nitro Shootout Lottery Drawings

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — NHRA photo — Courtney Force and Clay Millican upset the odds to claim the No. 8 positions in the Traxxas Nitro Shootout following special lottery drawings held Wednesday during a press conference in downtown Indianapolis to preview the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race. Force, who was runner-up at Norwalk …

NHRA: Countdown Spots on the Line for DeJoria and Force; All-Female Fight Set to Light Up Indianapolis

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CLERMONT, Ind. — official series release — NHRA photo — Alexis DeJoria knows what is on the line at the world’s most prestigious drag race, the 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. And like she proved a year ago, the Funny Car standout is more than capable of rising to the occasion on drag racing’s biggest stage. DeJoria is the …

NHRA: History-Maker Courtney Force Has Eyes On More Headed to Reading

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MOHNTON, Pa. — official release — NHRA photo — The 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season still has three races remaining but it has already been one filled with incredible achievements for third-year Funny Car star Courtney Force. There are the four victories this season and the seven in her short career, already records for female Funny Car drivers. …

NHRA: Force-Power; Courtney Closes as Brown, Connolly and Savoie Also Take Home St. Louis Wins

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MADISON, Ill. — official release — NHRA photo — Courtney Force raced to her second consecutive Funny Car victory in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs Sunday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis …