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Mar 16

NHRA: Kalitta, Hight Win At NHRA Gatornationals

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)

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

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

Those plans went up in smoke — literally.

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

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Mar 15

NHRA: Cruz Pedregon Tops Funny Car Qualifying At Gatornationals

Cruz Pedregon led Funny Car qualifying at the NHRA Gatornationals. (Photo: NHRA)

led Funny Car qualifying at the . (Photo: NHRA)

Cruz Pedregon topped Funny Car qualfying in the NHRA Gatornationals for the third year in a row and fifth time overall, powering to a 4.068-second run at 308.21 mph Saturday in his Toyota Camry.

The 1998 Gainesville winner will open Sunday against 16-time world champion .

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Feb 23

NHRA: DeJoria Races To Her First Funny Car Victory

Alexis DeJoria (pictured) defeats Robert Hight to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. (Photo: Facebook - Alexis DeJoria)

(pictured) defeats to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals. (Photo: Facebook – )

Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, beating Robert Hight in the final.

DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria, had a run of 4.043 seconds at 309.63 mph in her Toyota Camry. Hight’s Ford Mustang lost traction.

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Oct 22

Cars: Courtney Force Designs New Funny Car Paint Scheme

Cars: Courtney Force Designs New Funny Car Paint Scheme

has designed her newest Funny Car . (Photo: Getty Images)

This weekend, Courtney Force will race a Rookie of the Year themed Traxxas Ford Mustang specialty car aimed to reflect her Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award in 2012. Force designed the black and turquoise Funny Car herself. The hot rod features a collage of photos of the racing sensation as she grew up in the first family of .

Read more to see this impressive paint scheme…

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Sep 3

Stunning Crash: NHRA Pro Mod At Indianapolis

Photographer Mark J. Rebilas was in the perfect position to capture this harrowing shot of Pro Mod driver Tim Tindle’s crash during the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Raceway on September 1.

Update: Photographer Mark J. Rebilas has posted additional photos of Tim Tindle’s crash here.

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