Racing with dad on Father’s Day ‘always special’ for Monster Energy driver Brittany Force

On a day when children across the country enjoy a nice dinner or cookout with their fathers, Monster Energy Top Fuel dragster driver Brittany Force will celebrate Father’s Day with her dad at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Father’s Day at Bristol has become a tradition in NHRA – and with the Force family since John Force’s... Read More

Hot Rod and Aftermarket Legend Vic Edelbrock Jr Passes Away

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By Andreanna Ditton, Racing Junk: Vic Edelbrock Jr., a legend in the aftermarket and automotive performance industry, has passed away at the age of 80. Edelbrock was part of an automotive dynasty, both as a legacy and as a pioneer.  Following in his father Vic Edelbrock Sr’s footsteps, Edelbrock Jr took over Edelbrock at age 26 following his father’s death.  He grew... Read More

Semifinal finish in Englishtown a ‘positive’ for Monster Energy driver Brittany Force

ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 11) – Brittany Force was unable to go back-to-back with her Monster Energy Top Fuel dragster, but her confidence remains high after a semifinal finish Sunday in the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Force won last weekend’s NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series race in Epping, N.H., and then qualified the Monster Energy car... Read More

Beckman gets first trophy of year for Chandler’s Infinite Hero team in wild, hot Summernationals with teammate Brown going to final

ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 11, 2017) Jack Beckman thought the heat had gotten to one of his Infinite Hero Foundation Funny Car crewman after he finished his run in Sunday’s semifinals of the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park at Englishtown, N.J. Beckman could only watch from the cockpit of Terry Chandler’s Infinite Hero 2017 Dodge Charger R/T... Read More

Courtney Force, John Force thankful for Simpson Performance Products after explosion in Epping

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 7) – That Courtney Force was able to walk away from her Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car after a scary engine explosion during qualifying at the New England Nationals last weekend at New England Dragway was a testimony to her John Force Racing car – and the Simpson Performance Products she utilizes. The explosion... Read More

PEAK Coolant and Motor Oil Chevrolet driver John Force seeking 10th victory at Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (May 16) – Sixteen-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion John Force heads into Sunday’s Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka seeking another victory at the track and a boost in the points standings. Driving the PEAK Coolant & Motor Oil Chevrolet Camaro, Force already has nine victories at Heartland Park and a... Read More

Results from Week 3 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags at AMS

Week 3 of the popular street-style drag racing series, O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags, hit the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday night, as competitors continued to tune-up in preparation for the points season. A four year veteran of the O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night drags, Steve Shaffer of Newnan and his brand new bright yellow Corvette... Read More