Brittany Force

American NHRA drag racer

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Brittany Force

Force in 2015
Nationality American
Born Brittany Leighton Force
(1986-07-08) July 8, 1986 (age 37)[1]
Yorba Linda, California, United States
Related to John Force (father)
Ashley Force Hood (sister)
Courtney Force (sister)
Robert Hight (brother-in-law)
Graham Rahal (brother-in-law)
National Hot Rod Association career
Debut season 2013
Current team John Force Racing
Championships 2017, 2022
Wins 16 career wins
Awards
2013 Auto Club Road to the Future Award[1]
2017, 2022 NHRA Top Fuel Champion

Brittany Leighton Force (born July 8, 1986) is an American NHRA drag racer and 2-time NHRA Drag Racing Series Top Fuel dragster champion. She is the daughter of drag racer John Force and the sister of fellow racers Courtney Force and Ashley Force Hood.

Career[edit]

Force became an NHRA drag racer in 2013, driving a Top Fuel dragster, the first John Force Racing driver to compete in that class.[2] She is sponsored by Monster Energy.[3] In 2016, she became the first woman to win the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.[4] On May 20, 2016, she set a new NHRA top fuel drag racing record with a run of 3.676 seconds over 1,000 feet at Heartland Park Topeka, Kansas.[5]

Brittany Force at the 2023 Gatornationals

In 2017, Force became the second woman in history to win a Top Fuel Championship, after Shirley Muldowney in 1982, clinching the title in the quarterfinals of the final race of the season before going on to win the event. Force won 4 races for the year, the most in a single season in her career, including 3 in the Countdown to the Championship.[6]

In 2019, Force became the first woman driver to be the Number 1 qualifier in Top Fuel at the U.S. Nationals.[7]

On Oct 2, 2022, Force set the national record with fastest top fuel run in history at 338.17 mph[8] at the NHRA Midwest Nationals.
Brittany won the 2022 NHRA TopFuel championship. Brittany has 16 career NHRA wins.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Force attended California State University, Fullerton, where she received a bachelor’s degree in English and a teaching credential.[10]

Brittany’s hobbies include traveling, cooking, hot yoga, jogging, reading, going to the beach, and watching movies.[11] she has 1 son named Jared Force

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Blount, Terry. “Brittany Force to race Top Fuel”. NHRA. ESPN. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  3. ^ “Monster Energy to fuel Brittany Force’s NHRA Top Fuel ride”. NHRA. Autoweek. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  4. ^ “Brittany Force becomes first woman to win NHRA Four-Wide Nationals”. USA Today. AP. April 24, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
  5. ^ “Brittany Force sets national record in Top Fuel qualifying at Heartland Park”. cjonline.com. Topeka Capital-Journal. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  6. ^ “Brittany Force”. Nhra.com. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  7. ^ “Brittany Force Makes U.S. Nationals History”. Speed Sport. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  8. ^ “Brittany Force”. NHRA. Retrieved 2023-01-07.
  9. ^ “Brittany Force”. NHRA. Retrieved 2023-01-07.
  10. ^ “It’s Official: Brittany Force in Top Fuel this Year”. Drag Illustrated. 2013-01-10.
  11. ^ “Brittany Force”. NHRA. Retrieved 2023-02-02.

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