Dec 15, 2014 - Courtney Force, 26, is a drag
racer, driving the Traxxas Ford Mustang Funny
Car in the NHRA.
She lives in California and graduated from Cal
She won the 2009 Top Alcohol Championship.
In 2012 she was Rookie of the Year in Top
This year she grabbed the record of most wins
by a female driver in NHRA history.
In 2013, Force appeared inside and on the
cover of ESPN The Magazine's "The Body
Issue." Presented on this page are photos from
She was approached her rookie year to be in
the issue, but she turned it down. After she got
a few wins under her belt she decided to do it.
She says, "I was working really hard in the gym
to keep up in a male-dominated sport - there's
me and one other female in Funny Car, that's it.
It's a great way to showcase your body to show
people we are athletes."