There probably aren’t many women who would find “Graham Rahal’s girlfriend” an offensive way to be labeled during a television broadcast.He’s handsome, drives an Indy car for a living and is the son of three-time CART champion and 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal.The racing power couple hasn’t set a wedding date yet, but took to social media to share some adorable engagement pics Force showed off her new bling. PHOTOS: How celeb couples first met “…So lucky to have an incredible man by my side. Rahal, 25, drives for the IZOD Indy Car Series, and Force drag races for John Force Racing.The couple, who started dating in late 2013, were vacationing in Venice, Italy when Rahal broke the happy news on Twitter.Two of motorsports’ biggest entities have merged into one.We’re talking, of course, about this past Saturday’s wedding of NHRA drag racing star Courtney Force and Indy Car star Graham Rahal.
And yet, Courtney Force, a rising star in NHRA Funny Car, and Graham Rahal, a promising talent in Indy Car, might be the perfect match.
Not only do they want the same things -- career fulfillment, a home together and a family -- they know what it's like to be each other.
She's the youngest daughter of 16-time Funny Car champ John Force, a larger-than-life figure who has brought all four of his daughters into the sport, and he's the second son of Bobby Rahal, the 1986 Indy 500 winner and three-time champion of the old CART Champ Car World Series.
PHOTOS: Celebrity weddings 2014 “Happily engaged to my best friend and lady of my dreams,” Rahal tweeted.
“Can’t wait to share our lives together.” Rahal just completed his second season with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, the team co-owned by his father, Bobby Rahal, the 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner.