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Drag Racing

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  • Perdue returns to Southern Maryland for President's Cup hot rod race

    Perdue returns to Southern Maryland for President's Cup hot rod race
    Dawn Perdue has been following racing for as long as she can remember. When she was 9, Perdue watched a drag race with her father. Immediately after seeing a jet dragster go down the track, she turned to her father and told him her dream was to race in...
  • Richie Crampton gets first top-fuel victory in NHRA Summernationals

    Richie Crampton raced to his first career top-fuel victory in the NHRA Summernationals at Englishtown, N.J., to become the 100th category winner in NHRA history. Crampton, the Australian making his ninth career start, powered his Morgan Lucas Racing-...
  • John Force's funny car team in top form as NHRA arrives in Seattle

    As NHRA drag racing returns to Seattle this weekend to wrap up its three-race Western Swing, John Force's funny car team is on a roll, having won the last three events. Funny cars are one of the two elite classes of 300-mph dragsters in the National Hot...
  • La Cañada History: Drivers survived a fiery drag race crash

    La Cañada History: Drivers survived a fiery drag race crash
    Ten Years Ago Foothill Summer Theatre, long a mainstay summer musical theater program here, staged six performances of Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate" in the auditorium at La Cañada High School during late July 2004. The cast showcased the talents of...
  • John Force beats Ron Capps for his 140th career victory in NHRA

    John Force raced to his 140th career victory Sunday, beating Ron Capps in the funny car final in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. The 65-year-old Force powered his Ford Mustang to a winning pass of 4.113 seconds at 317.27 mph for his first...
  • Brown stays on a roll at NHRA Nationals

    On a day when the Pro Stock Motorcycle class pitted a father and his son and two other classes saw teammates square off against each other, all Top Fuel winner Antron Brown had to battle Sunday was drag-racing history at the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA...
  • Test drive your weekend with 2014 Ford, Dodge and Toyota models

    Test drive your weekend with 2014 Ford, Dodge and Toyota models
    It’s not just construction season in Chicagoland. This weekend, it’s test drive season. Toyota, Dodge and Ford host test-drive programs of their newest vehicles free and open to the public throughout the Chicago suburbs. Dodge If test...
  • Brendan Gaughan wins Nationwide race at Road America

    Brendan Gaughan wins Nationwide race at Road America
    Brendan Gaughan took the lead after a green-white-checkered restart at Elkhart Lake, Wis., then held on to win the rain-soaked and wild NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America on Saturday. Alex Tagliani was second, followed by Kevin O'Connell,...
  • Drag racing champion John Force, 64, sets Pomona track record

    Drag racing champion John Force, 64, sets Pomona track record
    The incomparable John Force isn't slowing down. Force, who won a record 16th title in NHRA drag racing's funny car class last year at age 64, opened this year's season with a record run at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. Force's opening pass in...
  • Alexis DeJoria wins her first NHRA funny car title

    CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Alexis DeJoria raced to the first funny car victory in her career by beating Robert Hight in the final on Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of...
  • Drag racer Alexis DeJoria makes NHRA funny car history in Pomona

    Drag racer Alexis DeJoria makes NHRA funny car history in Pomona
    Alexis DeJoria on Saturday became the first woman in NHRA drag-racing history to make a pass of under four seconds in a funny car, one of the sport's two elite classes. During the third round of qualifying for the Circle K Winternationals, DeJoria...