Nightly News   |  October 28, 2013

John Force wins NHRA Funny Car championship

For the 16th time, John Force has won the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car title with a 4.06-second run. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> this weekend in las vegas , a 64-year-old man named john force did something extraordinary. this is what he does for a living. it takes only four seconds to show it to you. that's drag racing . 4.062 seconds, 310 miles an hour. that was john force winning the nhra title for the 16th time. the driver he beat in the next lane was his daughter courtney. he said he'd like to celebrate turning 5 next year with a 17th nhra title.