Lindsey Wood Invited to Ashley Force's NHRA Top Alcohol Spot

       Printer Image
Lindsey Wood is moving up once again on the racing circuit. The 22-year-old Floridian is taking Ashley Force’s spot in Top Alcohol dragster with Darien & Meadows Racing.

Lindsey Wood Lindsey Wood

Lindsey Wood moves to Top Alcohol Dragster
Lindsey Wood moves to Top Alcohol Dragster
Force is turning pro this season and driving a Funny Car for John Force Racing. Wood is moving from NHRA Super Comp Dragster. Wood started racing junior dragster in 1995 and won her first national event in 2005 at Gainesville.

Lindsey Wood at Las Vegas
Lindsey Wood at Las Vegas

Wood preps for test run at Las Vegas
Wood preps for test run at Las Vegas
“We’ve been talking about it for a while,” said Wood. “Darien & Meadows Racing came over and let me know Ashley was moving up and asked me if I wanted to join the team. In fact, John Force was one of the drivers that signed off on my top alcohol license. I’m really excited about the change.”

Wood did really well at a test session in Las Vegas. She ran 5.47 seconds at 237 mph in one run and 5.37 at 266 mph in another quarter mile run. “I’ve only had five runs so far in the A-Fuel car,” she said. “I had to get the feel of the clutch down.”

K&N Engineering sponsored Wood at the Sportsman level of drag racing. She will be using a K&N Clutch Air Filter. “The K&N Filter contains all the dust from the clutch and prevents a dust cloud as she launches,” said K&N Sport Marketing Director Charles Maier. “We are continuing to support Lindsey and will help her move on to a pro category. Lindsey is a nice fit for K&N.”

Wood’s first race will be in February at Florida.

Also check out the Lindsey Wood Top Alcohol Dragster video.

Follow Lindsey Wood's progress throughout the racing season at the K&N news site. Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

K&N Performance Air Filters

Did you like this story? Select 1 to 5 stars to rate it.

K&N Engineering, Inc., with headquarters in Riverside, California, has been the world's leader in performance filter technology since 1969, serving the needs of the automotive, motorcycle, marine, industrial and military markets. K&N is heavily involved in nearly every form of motorsports from off-road and powersports to drag racing, stock cars and road racing. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail, or visit