John Force Racing

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John Force Racing
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Founder(s) John Force
Current drivers John Force
Robert Hight
Courtney Force
Brittany Force
Teams'
Championships
20
Website www.johnforceracing.com

John Force Racing is an NHRA drag racing team. In over 30 years of competition, John Force Racing has won one Top Fuel and 19 Funny Car championships. The current line-up of drivers includes John Force, Robert Hight, Courtney Force, and Brittany Force.[1] Past drivers include John's daughter Ashley Force Hood, team crew chief Mike Neff,[2] Eric Medlen, who lost his life while racing for the team and whose number 4 appears on all their cars, Tony Pedregon, who was the first driver other than Force to win a series championship driving for the team, and Gary Densham. In 2017, Brittany Force became the first team driver to win a championship in a classification that is not Funny Car, taking the Top Fuel title.

Force's team had a long term relationship with Castrol and Ford Motor Company, with Castrol serving as Force's primary sponsor for over 30 years and Ford his engine provider for 20 years. Both of those relationships came to an end following the 2014 season when British Petroleum, Castrol's parent company, ceased their sponsorship and Ford pulled out of the NHRA. Force's Funny Car teams now run Chevrolets, sponsored by Old World Industries.

Championships[edit]

Year Division Driver
1990 Funny Car John Force
1991 Funny Car John Force
1993 Funny Car John Force
1994 Funny Car John Force
1995 Funny Car John Force
1996 Funny Car John Force
1997 Funny Car John Force
1998 Funny Car John Force
1999 Funny Car John Force
2000 Funny Car John Force
2001 Funny Car John Force
2002 Funny Car John Force
2003 Funny Car Tony Pedregon
2004 Funny Car John Force
2006 Funny Car John Force
2009 Funny Car Robert Hight
2010 Funny Car John Force
2013 Funny Car John Force
2017 Top Fuel Brittany Force
2017 Funny Car Robert Hight

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