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John Force beats Ron Capps for his 140th career victory in NHRA
John Force beats Ron Capps for his 140th career victory in NHRA

John Force raced to his 140th career victory Sunday, beating Ron Capps in the funny car final in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. The 65-year-old Force powered his Ford Mustang to a winning pass of 4.113 seconds at 317.27 mph for his first victory in Norwalk. He also won the season-opening event in Pomona. “It was special to me,” Force said. “I've come to this track for decades. I've won here at the Night of Fire races. Robert (Hight) and my daughter Ashley (Force Hood) have won here. I keep coming back here. “The Bader family is P.T. Barnum doing this year-round, 90-some race a year. They light the fire under those fans. Look at the crowd...

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