| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:56 PM
NHRA top-fuel drag racer Shawn Langdon doesn't know whether he'll drive a full season this year because his team's sponsorship was abruptly pulled a month ago.
But for now, Langdon said he's not concerned about being competitive amid the funding...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:22 PM
In the smoky, greasy world of big-league American drag racing, the Al-Anabi Racing team stood apart.
Funded by a speed-loving prince from the ruling family of the oil-rich Persian Gulf nation of Qatar, the team's shiny dragsters and its crews' crisp...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:22 PM
Drag racing's best are eager to get back to speeding 300 mph this weekend at the season opener in Pomona, but perhaps no one more than John Force.
The 65-year-old Force, a National Hot Rod Assn. legend with 16 funny car titles, has spent most of the...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Legendary drag racer John Force, securing a badly needed auto-manufacturing sponsor for his four-car team, said Thursday he signed a multi-year deal with Chevrolet.
The announcement came three weeks before the National Hot Rod Assn. opens its season...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Two vehicles that appeared to be drag racing sped past an Aurora police officer early Sunday morning, leading to a traffic stop that ended in drug charges.
Aurora police said that around 9:40 a.m. an officer was parked near Farnsworth Avenue and Coolidge...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Motor racing will undergo several changes in 2015.
In NASCAR, Carl Edwards will move to a different team in hopes of winning his first Sprint Cup championship. He will drive for Joe Gibbs Racing, joining Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth after...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:57 PM
In between qualifying rounds Friday, drag racer Jack Beckman signed autographs at the open-air pit area at Auto Club Raceway, including one for 9-year-old Max Leon of Whittier.
Max's father, Joseph Leon, said that's one reason he brought his son to...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Tony Schumacher clinched his record eighth top-fuel drag racing championship Saturday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona.
Schumacher locked up the title in the last round of qualifying ahead of Sunday's final eliminations in the season-ending NHRA Finals....
| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:22 PM
John Force kept the pressure on Matt Hagan almost until the end, but it wasn't enough to prevent Hagan from winning both the season-ending NHRA Finals and his second funny car drag racing title Sunday.
In the pro stock division, Erica Enders-Stevens...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Don Schumacher, one of the most successful team owners in NHRA drag racing, had surgery Wednesday to treat a form of skin cancer, his team said.
Schumacher, 70, had the procedure at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after the cancer -- Stage 1...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Despite financial and personnel setbacks this year that rocked his team, drag-racing legend John Force has a solid shot at winning yet another championship as the NHRA holds its season finale this weekend in Pomona.
The popular Force, at 65, is in...