Father and daughter standing together in the winner’s circle at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. It’s the dream scenario for 16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force and Top Fuel driver Brittany Force.
John Force’s fast pass of 3.911 seconds at 326.95 mph Friday night in his Chevrolet Camaro held up through two rounds of Saturday qualifying in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, extending his all-time record of No. 1 qualifiers to 158.
John Force (Funny Car) and Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) held on to their No. 1 spots through two rounds of qualifying Saturday during the annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn.
Ronnie McCarty may have cut back his racing schedule this season, but it hasn’t cut back his performance.
Doug Kalitta has already achieved one milestone this weekend at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. The Top Fuel driver hopes to put another one in the books after Friday qualifying at Bristol Dragway.
John Force had the quickest time in Friday night qualifying for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. If Force’s run of 3.911 seconds and 326.95 mph holds up Saturday, he will extend his all-time record of 157 NHRA No. 1 qualifying awards.
John Force (Funny Car) and Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) led qualifying Friday in the annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn.
“There will never be in my lifetime a bigger win than what I had here in 2017. It’s by far my favorite place to go drag racing. I love this place.”
BRISTOL — J.R. Todd hit a milestone for Kalitta Motorsports last week in Kansas. This weekend, he hopes to thunder down the track for his first win in Tennessee.
The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals return to Bristol Dragway for their annual Father’s Day weekend visit, and there’s plenty of action from Friday through Sunday.
Sidelined since a March motorcycle accident, Hawkins County racing legend Scott Bloomquist made his return to the track at Eldora Speedway in Ohio.
“I’ve talked to people from Canada, from Mexico and all over the world. Everybody has the same thing in common: how we love cars.”
Sherman Utsman, part of the “First Family of Auto Racing in Northeast Tennessee,” died Monday morning. He was 87.
Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway was postponed because of rain and was rescheduled for Monday at 5 p.m.
Kevin Canter doesn’t have to look far to see his toughest competitor most Friday nights at Kingsport Speedway. Hershell Robinette, his 75-year-old grandfather, is likely close by.