DRAG RACE legend John Force was hospitalised after his car exploded midrace and crashed – however is already back in the workplace planning his subsequent experience.
The American’s engine blew up, forcing him to lose management and swerve into rival Jonnie Lindberg at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
Force was instantly taken to a hospital however was launched later that Sunday night time.
The drive of the explosion ripped all the bodywork off of Force’s car, leaving the singed skeleton wrecked on the monitor.
Force’s crash got here just two weeks after his daughter and reigning Prime Gasoline champion Brittany needed to be hospitalised in a single day after a crash in California.
The smash was startling just like one in Dallas in 2007 the place Force broke each legs and an arm.
The sixteen-time Humorous Car champion was airlifted out of the Texas Motorplex, underwent six hours of reconstructive surgical procedure and confronted a number of months of rehab earlier than returning to race.
Force – a sixty eight-yr-previous veteran – continues to be anticipated to fulfil his subsequent gig with a two-hour autograph-signing stint in Wisconsin on Wednesday night time.
On the NHRA Fb web page Force stated: “I’m feeling good.
“Every part is sweet, I used to be in the workplace at 7am this morning.
“This week I used to be knocked out however – with my exhausting head – who cares?
“Why would I retire? I’m solely just studying how to do that. Getting back in the car is worse than the crash, that’s the robust half. I’ve completed it one million occasions.
“They should drag me out kicking and screaming at the top.”
DRAG RACE legend John Force was hospitalised after his car exploded midrace and crashed – however is already back in the workplace planning his subsequent journey.