Thanks, or more like NO THANKS to COVID-19, race fans missed so much in 2020. The racing gods owe us a make-good year in 2021.
And while we patiently wait for our turn in line for the vaccine, here’s 21 things we can’t wait to see and a few wishes for the 2021 year in motorsports:
Return of the Force
John Force pulled his John Force Racing team out of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series early last year after COVID-19 started wiping events from the 2020 schedule.
Lost events and limited attendance at the events that did come off resulted in lost revenue and led the NHRA to reduce its prize fund by a reported 70%. You can bet Force did the math.
Force did say last summer that he’ll be back in 2021, but he’s been awfully quiet this offseason. Is the 16-time Funny Car champ truly returning, and will he bring teammates Robert Hight,…