John Force escapes serious injury after spectacular crash in Arizona Nationals

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Auto vehicle driver John Force explodes his engine leading to a high speed accident with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was conscious and also sharp and also was transferred to a regional health center. Lindberg was not injured. (Team Picture by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Car motorist John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high rate crash with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was conscious and alert as well as was carried to a neighborhood healthcare facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Team Picture by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Auto motorist John Pressure explodes his engine causing a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was awake and also sharp as well as was carried to a local healthcare facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Staff Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Vehicle motorist John Force explodes his engine leading to a broadband collision with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was wide awake and also sharp and also was transferred to a local healthcare facility. Lindberg was not wounded. (Personnel Photo by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Auto driver John Pressure explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and also was carried to a regional medical facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Vehicle motorist John Force explodes his engine resulting in a broadband crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was conscious as well as alert and also was carried to a local healthcare facility. Lindberg was not wounded. (Staff Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Vehicle chauffeur John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a broadband crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was awake as well as alert and was delivered to a local medical facility. Lindberg was not harmed. (Team Image by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Automobile driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a broadband crash with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was conscious and sharp and also was carried to a neighborhood medical facility. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Cars and truck motorist John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a broadband accident with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was conscious and alert and also was delivered to a local medical facility. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Picture by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Auto vehicle driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed collision with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was wide awake and alert and also was transferred to a neighborhood healthcare facility. Lindberg was not harmed. (Personnel Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Automobile vehicle driver John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a broadband accident with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was conscious as well as alert and also was transferred to a neighborhood medical facility. Lindberg was not harmed. (Personnel Picture by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Cars and truck vehicle driver John Pressure explodes his engine resulting in a broadband collision with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was conscious and also alert and was carried to a local health center. Lindberg was not hurt. (Team Picture by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Cars and truck motorist John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a high rate accident with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and also sharp and also was carried to a local healthcare facility. Lindberg was not harmed. (Team Picture by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Car vehicle driver John Force explodes his engine leading to a high rate crash with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was wide awake as well as sharp and also was moved to a neighborhood medical facility. Lindberg was not injured. (Team Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Automobile chauffeur John Force explodes his engine resulting in a broadband crash with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was wide awake and alert as well as was delivered to a local hospital. Lindberg was not hurt. (Team Image by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Cars and truck vehicle driver John Pressure explodes his engine causing a high rate crash with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake as well as sharp and was transported to a neighborhood healthcare facility. Lindberg was not harmed. (Staff Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Automobile vehicle driver John Pressure explodes his engine causing a broadband crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and also alert and was transferred to a local healthcare facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Vehicle driver John Force explodes his engine causing a broadband collision with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and sharp and was carried to a local hospital. Lindberg was not harmed. (Personnel Image by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Car driver John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a broadband accident with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was conscious and sharp and also was transported to a neighborhood medical facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Team Picture by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Car motorist John Force explodes his engine causing a broadband collision with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was awake and alert and also was transported to a local healthcare facility. Lindberg was not wounded. (Staff Picture by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force slams into the retaining wall as he hits Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Cars and truck driver John Force slams into the preserving wall as he hits Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was conscious and alert and also was moved to a local medical facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Personnel Image by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)Funny Automobile vehicle driver John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a high speed collision with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert as well as was transferred to a neighborhood medical facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Personnel Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Car chauffeur John Pressure explodes his engine causing a high rate accident with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was awake and sharp and was transferred to a neighborhood hospital. Lindberg was not harmed. (Staff Photo by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Automobile chauffeur John Pressure explodes his engine resulting in a broadband accident with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was conscious as well as sharp and was carried to a regional medical facility. Lindberg was not injured. (Team Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Car vehicle driver John Force explodes his engine leading to a high rate crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake as well as alert as well as was transported to a local medical facility. Lindberg was not hurt. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Funny Automobile vehicle driver John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a high rate accident with Jonnie Lindberg throughout the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was awake and also alert and was transferred to a local health center. Lindberg was not hurt. (Staff Picture by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Vehicle motorist John Pressure explodes his engine causing a broadband crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was conscious as well as alert and was transported to a neighborhood medical facility. Lindberg was not harmed. (Team Picture by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Cars and truck motorist John Pressure explodes his engine resulting in a high rate accident with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was wide awake and also alert as well as was moved to a regional hospital. Lindberg was not harmed. (Staff Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Cars and truck motorist John Pressure explodes his engine leading to a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Steed Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was conscious as well as alert as well as was delivered to a neighborhood healthcare facility. Lindberg was not wounded. (Personnel Picture by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Vehicle chauffeur John Pressure explodes his engine resulting in a broadband collision with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was conscious and also alert and also was transferred to a regional healthcare facility. Lindberg was not harmed. (Personnel Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Auto vehicle driver John Force explodes his engine causing a broadband collision with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and also sharp and was transported to a local health center. Lindberg was not injured. (Team Image by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force explodes his engine resulting in a high speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Car vehicle driver John Force explodes his engine causing a high speed collision with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Equine Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was conscious and also alert as well as was transported to a regional healthcare facility. Lindberg was not injured. (Personnel Picture by, Will Certainly Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

  • Funny Car driver John Force is loaded into an ambulance following a hight speed crash with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of eliminations Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Force was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital. Lindberg was not injured. (Staff Photo by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

    Amusing Cars and truck vehicle driver John Pressure is filled right into an ambulance complying with a hight speed accident with Jonnie Lindberg during the quarterfinal round of removals Sunday February 25, 2018 at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Pressure was awake and also sharp and was carried to a local hospital. Lindberg was not hurt. (Personnel Image by, Will Lester-Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

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CHANDLER, Ariz. &http://#8212; &http://#8212; For the 2nd time in the brand-new NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, a John Pressure Racing access crashed into a keeping wall surface complying with an engine surge, leading to the driver being moved to a local hospital.

However unlike a comparable event in 2007 at the Texas Motorplex outside Ennis, John Force left injury. The 16-time Funny Cars and truck champion pointed out the security syntheticed right into the autos since that accident as the major factor he wasn’& rsquo; t seriously damaged Sunday at the Arizona Nationals. In his fierce crash at Ennis, Pressure was airlifted from the track, underwent six hrs of rebuilding surgical procedure and also numerous months of rehab before returning to competition at the 2008 Winternationals.

On Sunday, in a second-round race versus Jonnie Lindberg, the 68-year-old local of Yorba Linda went across the goal first yet his engine took off. Because of this, the car stumbled to the right, sliding in behind Lindberg. The 2 vehicles, connected together by twisted parachutes, struck one wall surface, then the various other before coming to a stop in a cloud of smoke.

Force remained in his racer and also was talking with medical personnel before, as a preventative measure, he was delivered to Chandler Regional Health center for evaluation.Related Articles Matt Hagan obtains Funny Car success at NHRA Winternationals in Pomona Clay Millican establishes Leading Fuel nationwide mark as NHRA Winternationals relocate into final day NHRA: Winternationals


  • get underway with little dramatization Del Worsham embraces nostalgia at NHRA Winternationals< a course ="article-title" href="https://www.ocregister.com/2018/02/06/nhra-kicks-off-68th-season-with-winternationals-in-pomona/" title="NHRA starts 68th season with

  • Winternationals in Pomona”> NHRA kicks off 68th season with Winternationals in Pomona At the season-opening Winternationals at Pomona. child Brittany Force’s Leading Fuel dragster also pounded right into both keeping wall surfaces in a second-round race. She left injury, although she spent the evening at a medical facility as a preventative measure.

    Child Courtney was in the hosting lanes when the elder Force crashed on Sunday. After a talk with Brittany, she resumed racing and eventually won the event. At Pomona, Robert Hight carried the JFR banner right into the winner’s circle.

    “& ldquo; This was a terrific day for John Pressure Racing,” & rdquo; Pressure stated from the medical facility to which he was transported for examination. “& ldquo; Brittany came back from a collision at Pomona and won first round as well as Courtney won Funny Automobile. My struggles continue, yet I’& rsquo; m a big boy, I & rsquo;

    ll solution it. & ldquo; Force would certainly have faced Courtney, the No. 1 qualifier, in the semis.

    “As they were taking him away to inspect him out, he informed me to head out there and also kick their butts, and also that’s exactly what I did,” Courtney said. “Hopefully he was seeing.”

    Courtney Pressure emerged triumphant with a run of 3.834 secs at 337.16 mph in her Development Vehicle Parts Chevy Camaro to defeat Tommy Johnson Jr. in the last round. It was her very first victory considering that Houston 2016.

    “& ldquo; Having (team principal) Brian Corradi on my group as well as dealing with Dan Hood has actually been a fantastic connection for our entire team,” & rdquo; Pressure stated. & ldquo; I had the utmost confidence to obtain in the car today as a result of the work my team does on it, so to get a triumph at this race and take house a Wally at the end of the weekend break is very extraordinary.”

    & rdquo; After setting both ends of the track record on Saturday, Pressure took down Del Worsham and Matt Hagan before taking a solo pass in the semifinals as she raced to her very first win in 2018.
    Lindberg likewise got away injury.

    “I rose and also left,” & rdquo; Lindberg stated. & ldquo; I really felt excellent and the physicians involved my trailer to check me out and also informed me that I’& rsquo;

    m great. & rdquo; In addition to Courtney Force, various other pro winners consisted of Steve Torrance in Top Fuel as well as Chris McGaha in Pro Supply.

    Torrence powered his dragster to the Leading Gas success with a run of 3.729 at 330.72 to take down Scott Palmerl round. After locking down a career-best 8 success in 2017, Torrence recorded a triumph in Phoenix for the very first time in his job.

    “& ldquo; There is no simple round in this Top Fuel class any longer, you could’& rsquo; t take any person lightly yet it was a heck of a day with some quite terrific races,” & rdquo; Torrence stated. & ldquo; The round against my father is one that rates up there that you bear in mind as a high note that you keep in mind of your job.”

    & rdquo; Torrence certified 2nd on the weekend and also beat Steve Chrisman, Blake Alexander and also his papa, Billy Torrence, on his path to triumph.

    In Pro Stock, McGaha drove to the champion’& rsquo; s circle with a 6.529 at 211.59 run in his Harlow Sammons Chevrolet Camaro to beat Jason Line in the last round. He safeguarded his 6th job success as well as initially considering that winning the Four-Wide Nationals last season in Charlotte.

    “& ldquo; We grabbed some power this offseason that we’& rsquo; ve been seeking but when we went No. 1 in the first round of qualifying we understood we had something that could complete,” & rdquo; McGaha stated. & ldquo; It & rsquo; s really pleasing to do this as a one-car group, and it’& rsquo; s truly special to obtain our very first win of the year.”
    & rdquo;

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