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Force Power: Courtney is provisional No. 1 qualifier

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

North Dinwiddie, Va. — The Force daughters are the provisional No. 1 qualifiers after the first pass on Friday at the NHRA Virginia Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. Brittany Force leads in Top Fuel, while Courtney Force leads in Funny Car.

Both of the Force’s are sponsored by Advance Auto Parts at least for the month of June. Brittany joined her sister, the Lady in Red, for the four races in June.

Courtney Force (Photo by the NHRA)

Courtney Force (Photo by the NHRA)

Courtney Force went 4.058 at 319.82 mph. She has three wins this season.

Force also has five No. 1 qualifiers on the season under the leadership of crew chiefs Brian Corradi and Danny Hood. Corradi joined the team in the off-season after working a long-time with Antron Brown.

John Force Racing also has the No. 2 position with Robert Hight. He went 4.074 at 311.70 mph.

NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car pilot Ron Capps was the No. 3 provisional qualifier. He went 4.081 at 3009.49 mph.

Rhode Island native Bob Tasca III is the provisional No. 4 qualifier. He went 4.115 at 284.75 mph.

HEAD Racing Inc.’s Jonnie Lindberg is the provisional No. 5 qualifier. The Sweden native, who now resides in Brownsburg, Indiana, went 4.216 at 249.58 mph.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Dodge Charger pilot Tommy Johnson Jr. and Global Electronic Technology Toyota Shawn Langdon did not register a time. Langdon’s time was removed after John Force hit the timing clocks, which eliminated their times.

John Force, the living legend, did not quality.


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