Robert Hight, far lane, got the best of his boss, John Force, in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: NHRA)

Robert Hight, far lane, got the best of his boss, John Force, in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: NHRA)

John Force and Antron Brown were looking to make history Sunday at the NHRA Gatornationals.

Those plans went up in smoke — literally.

Force and Brown spun their tires in the finals, helping Robert Hight and Doug Kalitta record easy victories in the top two divisions.