Drag queens on wheels, part 8
December 22, 2023
Both Ashley and Courtney Force had successful careers in the sport of drag racing. Working for the motorsports empire founded by their father, John Force, both women won several races sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA).
Each of them competed in the Funny Car classification, which was the primary focus of the family business, John Force Racing. While these vehicles look like regular automobiles, they are, of course, modified to make them reach speeds far beyond those which passenger cars can attain.
Funny Cars use fuel similar to that employed in Top Fuel cars. The primary...