- Monday 11 March, 2013
NORWALK, Ohio – Courtney Force won RACER magazine Rookie of the Year award, voted on by RACER’s global readership.
Courtney Force, 24, Yorba Linda, Calif., also voted 2012 NHRA Rookie of the Year, drives the Traxxas Ford Mustang Funny Car for John Force Racing.
The RACER Rookie of the Year includes NASCAR, Indy Car and Formula 1 rookies. Courtney Force lines up as the first National Hot Rod Association driver to win the award, according to RACER editor David Malsher.
For full details on the story, click on Courtney Force. Once you’re there, click on NEWS.
Top Fuel pilot Antron Brown, 37, Pittsboro, Ind., who won the 2012 NHRA World Championship in the Matco Tools dragster of Don Schumacher Racing, won the RACER magazine Drag Racer of the Year honors.
Antron Brown shifted the focus onto the Matco Tools team and the crew at the Don Schumacher Racing shop in Brownsburg, Ind.
Also, Antron Brown presented Indiana Governor Mike Pence with an NHRA Wally award March 6, 2013 during Indiana Motorsports Day honors at the Indiana Legislature and Statehouse in Indianapolis.
For the full story, click on Antron Brown, RACER and the governor.
The truly great news rests with our opportunity: Courtney Force and Antron Brown, along with their high-speed, high-intensity drag racing teams, show their stuff July 4-7, 2013 at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, part of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. For tickets and information click on Top Fuel excitement.