YORBA LINDA, Calif. (October 29, 2014) --- John Force has one primary focus for the next two races; do whatever it takes to win the Mello Yello NHRA Funny Car championship. He does, however, know that fans have been clamoring to see his 16X celebratory Funny Car paint scheme, which has become a tradition for the winningest driver in NHRA history. Force will unveil and qualify in the 16-time Champion American Made themed Ford Mustang Funny Car. The look of the car was designed to resemble a battle weathered American flag.
“I wanted something that really showed who I am. I am American Made and everything about John Force Racing comes back to that idea. This is a tribute to all my employees who are American Made and work harder than any team out here. I love America and I love NHRA Drag Racing. This was the perfect look for my 16-time championship Funny Car,” said Force.
Force clinched his unprecedented 16th NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car championship at the Toyota NHRA Nationals in spectacular fashion last season winning the race over daughter Courtney in a photo finish final round.
“I want to thank the fans and all my sponsors. Doing specialty cars is always tricky, but my sponsors have been great and I know the fans will get a kick out of seeing this red, white and blue hot rod on the track during qualifying in Las Vegas,” added Force.
The die-cast replica of this commemorative Funny Car will be available soon to fans from the John Force RaceStation (johnforceracestation.com) or Lionel Racing (lionelracing.com).