On Thursday, February 14th, 16-time Funny Car world champion John Force was a featured guest on NBA on TNT with Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley, Ernie Johnson Jr. and Kenny Smith. Force joined the charismatic crew on the NBA Tip-Off pre-game show at 7 p.m. ET helping to promote the All-Star Motor Sports Challenge that will be airing today, Saturday, February 16 at 5 p.m. ET on TNT as part of its coverage for the NBA All-Star weekend.
John and 2017 Top Fuel world champion Brittany Force joined two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders and three-time Top Fuel champion Antron Brown at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. just outside of Charlotte in mid-January to help coach two drag racing teams comprised of familiar names in the professional basketball world. One team was captained by O’Neal, the other, Barkley and included on the rosters were analyst Johnson Jr., former All-Star players turned analysts Smith, Baron Davis, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller and analyst and current WNBA star Candace Parker.