Courtney Force powered to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car on her final attempt Saturday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. 1 qualifiers at the unique event which features NHRA Mello Yello Series teams racing in a four-lane configuration. RACER.com
Courtney Force, daughter of legendary funny car racer John Force, won her first pro funny car race in Seattle at the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Super Smart Batteries. Courtney did a flawless job driving her Ford Mustang and was able to make history in the winners circle with Erica Enders who topped the Pro Stock field for the first female double in NHRA history.