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Jack Beckman wins NHRA Funny Cars in Atlanta

April 21, 2009 |  9:57 am

Jack Beckman, a driver from North Hills, won the NHRA Funny Car event at Atlanta Dragway on Sunday. It was his first NHRA Funny Car win of the season. He beat Ashley Force Hood in the final at Atlanta. The two drivers met in the final at Houston Raceway Park earlier this year. Force Hood won that race.

Go to for comments from Beckman and Force Hood, video interviews and updates from the Grand Prix of Long Beach and Toyota Speedway at Irwindale.