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Today’s episode features none other than John Force, an American NHRA drag racer, 16-time NHRA and 1-time AHRA Funny Car champion driver, and a 22-time champion car owner. Known for his relentless dedication to the sport and his team, John has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of drag racing. His journey from humble beginnings in logging camps and trailer parks to the pinnacle of his sport is a testament to his hard work, resilience, and an unwavering never-give-up attitude.
John’s passion for racing was ignited by the thrill of speed and the intricacies of making a car race-ready. This sparked his interest in drag racing and set him on the path to becoming a renowned racer and team owner.
In our conversation, we discuss the following topics:
- The importance of team dynamics and the role of innovation in drag racing
- The mindset shift required for individuals to emerge as leaders in a high-stakes sport
- The significance of resilience and dedication in fostering a culture of success
- Why staying in your comfort zone is a career killer in the world of racing
- The danger of letting ego get in the way of team success
- John’s continued commitment to competing professionally, even at the age of 74
This episode is not just for racing enthusiasts but for anyone striving to achieve success in their chosen field. So buckle up and get ready for an inspiring ride with John Force!
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