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A close call for Courtney Force

Updated: July 11, 2010, 3:16 PM ET
By Terry Blount

KENT, Wash. -- Like father, like daughter.

Courtney Force got her first taste of what it's like to have something go terribly wrong at 250 mph when her Top Alcohol dragster blew a tire Saturday and tore off a good portion of the car.

"Hell, if I couldn't win it, at least I made it spectacular," she said.

Just as her famous father, John Force, might say.

Courtney, who won the category at last year's Northwest Nationals, was paired up against ...

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