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Force Hood wins; Two records fall

Updated: March 29, 2009, 8:53 PM ET
Associated Press

BAYTOWN, Texas -- Ashley Force Hood raced to her second career victory on a record-setting day at the O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals, beating her former drag racing instructor in the finals Sunday at Houston Raceway Park.

The 26-year-old Force Hood, the daughter of 14-time NHRA champion John Force, beat Jack Beckman in the finals to vault from 10th to third in the Funny Car standings.

"Our first win was against my dad [in 2008 at Atlanta], so to be able to race against another ...

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