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Get well soon, John Force

At the 2024 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the air was thick with emotion as racers from across the nation came together not just to compete but to share their heartfelt get-well wishes for one of their own — John Force.
01 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff

John Force, a legend in the world of NHRA Drag Racing, is an inspiration to all drag racers. His unexpected absence due to an on-track incident in Virginia has left an unfillable void in the racing community. The racers, crewmembers, and fans all felt the weight of his absence in Norwalk. On this weekend, the NHRA on FOX crew captured the raw, heartfelt emotions of racers who took a moment from their intense schedules to send their well-wishes to John.

As the racers sped down the track, each run seemed to carry a little extra weight – a tribute to Force’s enduring legacy and the hope for his swift return. The spirit of unity was palpable, reminding everyone that the NHRA family stands strong, no matter the challenges. In Norwalk, it wasn’t just about the race; it was about coming together to support a legend. The 2024 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals will be remembered not just for the thrilling rounds, but for the outpouring of love and respect for John Force. Here’s to a speedy recovery, John – the NHRA family awaits your return.