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NHRA Funny Car driver John Force pilots his car off the starting line during the second round of the NHRA Toyota  Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas Sunday, Oct.  27, 2013. Force clinched the World Championship after defeating his daughter Courtney in the final round, (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Josh Holmburg)
Photo by: JOSH HOLMBURG
NHRA Funny Car driver John Force pilots his car off the starting line during the second round of the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. Force clinched the World Championship after defeating his daughter Courtney in the final round, (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Josh Holmburg)

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