John Force Racing will remain sidelined for the 2020 season.
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The NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series sprang noisily back into action for two weekends in mid-July. This, after being silent since late February’s second scheduled race of the 2020 season outside Phoenix.
WebMD followed Paul Lee’s journey back to 330 mph Nitro Funny Cars after he suffered a widow-maker heart attack in 2016.
NHRA is emulating Formula One in holding two events a weekend apart at the same track.
Last weekend’s two-day E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals on the historic Lucas Oil Raceway dragstrip outside Indianapolis admitted some fans, once they’d had their temperatures checked and donned masks on-site.
Torrence would not be the only legendary driver to pull off an impressive win in Indy.
From the final weekend of February until this second weekend of July, the NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series has been silent. No burnouts, no staging, no magical whiffs of nitromethane to cleanse the air. It’s been eerie, to say the least.
Bad news for Pacific Northwest racing fans, the Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals, originally scheduled for July 31–Aug. 2 outside of Seattle, has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions in Washington state
Cory Mac, who announced his retirement last fall and entered the three final races of NHRA’s 2019 season, is still hankering to secure his 35th national Top Fuel Wally winner’s trophy.
Eight-time NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher has been on the racing sidelines since losing his long-time U.S. Army sponsorship almost two years ago.