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Courtney Force shows some skin

The NHRA Funny Car racer proves race car drivers have fit physiques

Originally Published: July 9, 2013
By Morty Ain | ESPN The Magazine

Why did you decide to pose for the Body Issue? CF: A lot of people think that as a race car driver, you just sit in the seat and mash the throttle and it's just a 4-second run and it's easy. But there's a lot that goes into it. You need a lot of upper body and core and leg strength to drive a 10,000-horsepower racecar. I hope we can capture that. It bothers me when people think we aren't athletic.

How did you learn to handle these cars? CF: My dad [Funny Car ...

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