YORBA LINDA, Calif. (July 2, 2020) — It was announced today that Jayco, Inc., a leader in recreation vehicle manufacturing with a focus on family fun, is the official RV partner of John Force Racing’s Jr. Dragster teams headlined by sixteen-time Funny Car world champion John Force’s three grandchildren.
“Knowing that my grandkids want to go drag racing is one of the highlights of my career. I want to keep this going and Jayco is helping me do it,” said John Force Racing owner and driver of the PEAK / BlueDEF Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car John Force. “Travelling, on the road, I want my grandkids and their parents to be comfortable and be able to make memories. I want them to be able to get up in the morning and be ready to go, be able to come back and relax. Jayco is all about being family friendly. John Force Racing is a family company, we go racing as a family and now Jayco is part of that family.”“Jayco is extremely excited to be partnering with such a well-known and established racing team. Jayco’s values and what we provide – generations of family fun – align perfectly with the John Force Racing team’s message and we couldn’t think of a better pairing,” said Brad Whitehead, Jayco Towables General Manager.
With over 50 years in the RV industry, Jayco has refined its RV manufacturing process, providing unmatched engineering with a solid focus on family friendly floorplans and understanding of the importance of sustainable practices. With a network of over 300 dealers and an industry-leading two year limited warranty and a three year limited structural warranty, the consumer can count on Jayco RVs to go the distance so that they can maximize every moment, no matter where the journey takes them.
Autumn Hight, daughter of three-time world champion and driver of the Auto Club of Southern California Chevy Robert Hight and John Force’s eldest daughter Adria, has two Jr. Dragster wins under her belt. The most recent came on June 13th in Fallon, Nevada. Jacob and Noah Hood are the sons of the first female Funny Car winner Ashley Force-Hood and crew chief of John Force’s BlueDEF / PEAK Chevy Camaro Daniel Hood. Jacob, the eldest of the pair, picked up his first Jr. Dragster win on June 14th in Fallon, Nevada. Noah is the most recent child to get his Jr. Dragster license and has been racing for under a year.
About Jayco, Inc.
Started in 1968 and headquartered in Middlebury, Indiana, Jayco, Inc., a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc., makes and markets towable and motorized RVs under the Jay Flight®, Jay Feather®, White Hawk®, Eagle®, Octane®, Seismic®, North Point®, Pinnacle®, Redhawk®, Greyhawk®, Melbourne®, Seneca®, Alante®, Precept®, and Embark® brand names. For more information, call 1-(800) RV-JAYCO or visit www.jayco.com.
About John Force Racing
John Force Racing, Inc., based in Yorba Linda, Calif., and Brownsburg, Ind., is a professional sports dynasty, one that has earned 21 NHRA championships and claimed 280 professional victories in Funny Car (269) and Top Fuel (11). Led by team owner and driver John Force, a 16-time Funny Car world champion, 1996 Driver of the Year for all of American motor racing, 2011 International Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee, and driver of the PEAK Coolant and Motor Oil Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car, JFR is additionally comprised of Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS driver Robert Hight, 2019, 2017 and 2009 Funny Car world champion and 2005 Auto Club Road to the Future Award winner (NHRA’s Rookie of the Year); Top Fuel driver Brittany Force, 2017 Top Fuel world champion and 2013 Auto Club Road to the Future Award winner; and Montana Brand / Rocky Mountain Twist driver Austin Prock, 2019 Auto Club Road to the Future Award winner.
For more information, please visit www.johnforceracing.com.
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Photo Credit: Gary Nastase, Auto Imagery; Auto Club Camaro, Montana Brand dragster: Ron Lewis, driver photo: NHRA