Archive for the ‘Driving Force’ Category

October

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Driving a Funny Car like my Castrol GTX high-mileage Ford Mustang definitely is a thrill. Going 0-to-300 in four seconds? That’ll suck you back in the seat and turn your eyeballs around, and it’s something I just love to do.

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October

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Driving a Funny Car like my Castrol GTX high-mileage Ford Mustang definitely is a thrill. Going 0-to-300 in four seconds? That’ll suck you back in the seat and turn your eyeballs around, and it’s something I just love to do.

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Money Matters

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

JForcecolumn_pic-1I’m a race car driver, so you’d think my job would mostly be about driving a race car. The truth is, I’m only in my hot rod, the Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Mustang, for a few minutes every race weekend. Even counting the pit warm-ups we do before every run, the burnouts, backing up after the burnouts and all the time just sitting in the car waiting, I’m probably not in there more than 15-to-20 minutes a day. It’s not like NASCAR where you’re driving around for three hours.

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Driving Force

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Meeting The Fans

Drive-0907-Force_thumbFollowing our final-round finish at the NHRA Full Throttle event last week in Atlanta, Ga., we had a busy week ahead of us, though one of a very different kind away from racetracks, helmets and clutch dust. My father John, my husband Dan and I flew to Birmingham, Ala., on Monday morning to do an autograph signing for our sponsor Castrol. We went to a town called Chelsea and visited a Wal-Mart Superstore to sign autographs for employees and local fans.

 

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