John Force Racing
EPPING, NH – For the seventh time in their careers, John Force and Robert Hight met in the final round. Force and the PEAK / BlueDEF PLATINUM Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car are now 4-3 against Hight and the AAA New England Camaro as they picked up their second win of the season, 153rd of Force’s career at the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Brittany Force and the Flav-R-Pac dragster team made an early exit in the first round but remain in the top five in points.
For the third consecutive race, John Force Racing has won the Funny Car category and for the fifth time in six races, John Force Racing has had at least one Funny Car in the final round. It is the 51st final round between John Force Racing drivers but the first since 2018 when Courtney Force beat John in Richmond, VA.
John Force and the PEAK / BlueDEF Chevy Camaro team got their race day started with a 4.279-second pass at 211.03 mph to defeat Cory Lee’s 6.092. It was 2018 Funny Car Champion J.R. Todd who fell to Force and the PEAK team in the second round. Force ran a 3.957-second pass at 329.18 mph to defeat Todd’s 4.006 at 319.98. Terry Haddock came off a bye to run against Force in the semifinals. Force had a solid 3.975-second pass at 324.83 mph that handed Haddock and his 4.199 at 296.96 the loss.
EPPING, NH – There was improvement all around for the John Force Racing teams on Saturday at New England Dragway. Each ended their qualifying efforts at the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals on a high note. John Force and the PEAK / BlueDEF PLATINUM Chevrolet Camaro SS team made two solid passes to land in the No. 3 spot heading into race day. Brittany Force and the Flav-R-Pac Top Fuel team ended qualifying in the No. 7 spot and Robert Hight and the AAA New England Funny Car are starting from No. 10.
John Force and the PEAK / BlueDEF PLATINUM Chevy Camaro SS team had their quickest run of the weekend in the second qualifying session when they laid down a 3.929-second pass at 326.95 mph to temporarily move into the No. 2 spot. The BlueDEF team had another solid run at 3.979-seconds and 315.78. mph in the third session but were bumped one spot to No. 3. They’ll run against Cory Lee in the first round of eliminations.
“Pretty good day for this PEAK team. Danny Hood, Tim Fabrisi and the whole team, they worked hard, got this car going,” Force said. “We’re looking good for tomorrow, all of us are, Robert Hight with AAA is getting going and Brittany with Flav-R-Pac and Monster Energy, they’re looking pretty good too. So, we’ll get out there, go some rounds and get things done for our sponsors and these fans.”
EPPING, NH – With only one qualifying run on Friday night, the three John Force Racing hot rods are eager for Saturday at the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. The Flav-R-Pac dragster of Brittany Force and PEAK / BlueDEF PLATINUM Chevy Camaro of John Force currently hold the No. 5 positions in their respective categories while the AAA New England Chevy of Robert Hight is sitting No. 12.
Only two of the 12 Top Fuel dragsters made full passes down New England Dragway on Friday evening. Brittany Force and her David Grubnic and Mac Savage led team went 300 feet before running into tire smoke to run 6.663-seconds at 87.22 mph.
“This Flav-R-Pac team had a big opportunity to push tonight considering the small field and we got a little too aggressive. With an .813-second 60-foot we were getting after it but drove into smoke,” Force said. “We will continue to push hard again tomorrow. We’re looking to be top of the field and have a long day on race day.”
EPPING, NH – Brittany Force and her Flav-R-Pac dragster team head to New England Dragway cued up for success at the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals June 11-13. Sitting fourth in the championship points standings, just 17 outside of the top three, the Flav-R-Pac team is ready to capitalize on their high-level performance.
Led by crew chiefs David Grubnic and Mac Savage, Force and her team have opened the season garnering top speed at the Gatornationals, tallying the 21st and 22nd No. 1s of Force’s career at each of the Four-Wide events, Las Vegas and Charlotte, and setting both ends of the track record at zMAX Dragway. Each of her No. 1s have been shared with Funny Car teammates, Robert Hight in Vegas and her father, John Force, in Charlotte. At the most recent event, the rain plagued NHRA SpringNationals, Force qualified No. 6 after only one qualifying run down the Houston Raceway Park track and then had to wait until Monday morning to race only to run into tire smoke for a first-round exit.
“Six races into our season and our Flav-R-Pac team is still on the hunt for our first win of the season,” Force said. “We head East to Epping this weekend, a track we’ve been successful at with a win in 2017. David Grubnic, Mac Savage and this entire team have made some progress over the last few races and are looking to get the job done on race day.”
EPPING, NH – A strong and consistent start to the season has John Force and the PEAK / BlueDEF Chevrolet Camaro SS team sitting comfortable in the top three of the NHRA Camping World Championship points standings as they head to New England Dragway for the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals June 11-13.
In the first four events of the 2021 season, Force and his Daniel Hood and Tim Fabrisi led PEAK / BlueDEF team had steadily worked their way to victory starting with a quarterfinal finish at the season opening Gatornationals. At the first four-wide event of 2021 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Force would qualify No. 2 and at the NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, Force and his PEAK / BlueDEF team would make their 257th final round appearance. Force earned his 161st No. 1 qualifying position before continuing his dominance into race day at the NHRA Four Wide-Nationals at zMAX Dragway and coming out with his 152nd national event victory.
Heading to New England Dragway, Force will be looking to get back to his consistent and steady form after a first-round exit at a rain plagued NHRA SpringNationals in Houston.
EPPING, NH – Robert Hight and the AAA New England Chevrolet Camaro team are coming into the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals tied for fifth in points after jumping four spots when they ended a string of bad luck with their first victory of the season at the NHRA SpringNationals in Houston. They’ll look for another jump in points as they head to New England Dragway in Epping, N.H. June 11-13.
Hight and the AAA New England team started the 2021 NHRA Camping World Series season with a runner-up finish at the Gatornationals and in Las Vegas, the first four-wide event of the season, they were quickest each of the qualifying rounds and bettered themselves with low ET of the event during the first round of eliminations. It was in Atlanta at the NHRA Southern Nationals that the team ran into trouble to only qualify 12th and have a first-round exit. The gremlins continued at the four-wide event at zMAX Dragway, Hight and the AAA team qualified 15th and had another early exit.
After two disappointing race finishes, the AAA New England team were back in championship form when they raced to their first victory of the season at Houston Raceway Park. The 52nd win of Hight’s career tied him with Top Fuel driver Joe Amato for 12th on the all-time win list.
BAYTOWN, TX – In true three-time championship team fashion, Robert Hight and the AAA Texas Chevrolet Camaro SS team had the ultimate bounce back when they raced to their first victory of the season at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park on Monday. Brittany Force and the Monster Energy team and John Force with the PEAK / BlueDEF PLATINUM Chevy team had early exits in the first round.
After two races of fighting gremlins and early race day exits, Robert Hight and the AAA Texas team entered race day having taken advantage of the lone qualifying try to qualify No. 5. They were set to match up with Bobby Bode in the first round but due to inclement weather, the race was delayed to Monday and Bode opted to exit the competition. Now with a bye run, Hight handled the AAA Texas machine to a 3.933-second pass at 328.94 mph for lane choice over Cruz Pedregon in the second round.
Against Pedregon, Hight improved his performance taking the AAA Texas Chevy to a 3.913-second pass at 327.43 mph, defeating Cruz’s 3.991 at 319.14. The round win matched Hight up with long-time rival Bob Tasca III. Hight and his Jimmy Prock and Chris Cunningham led team wouldn’t let up laying down an impressive 3.909-second pass at 328.78 mph to send Tasca and his 3.949 at 328.14 home.