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Drag Racing

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  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Shawn Langdon caps dream season with Auto Club NHRA Finals wins

    A rewarding part of Shawn Langdon's return to his home track in Pomona this past week was mingling with teenage drivers in the amateur drag-racing classes. "They say, 'Hey, I want to race top fuel some day,'" said Langdon, a 31-year-old Mira Loma native...
  • Drag racer Antron Brown is not slowing down

    The last time Antron Brown played Pomona, he wound up in a sand trap, which would have been fine if he'd been driving a ball at the Mountain Meadows Golf Course across the street and not a 320-mph dragster at the Auto Club Raceway. Brown, 37, has had...
  • John Force and daughters a top draw at NHRA Finals at Pomona

    It's been a challenging, rewarding and revealing year for America's first family of drag racing, the Forces of Yorba Linda. John Force, the 64-year-old patriarch, was in fifth place in the Mello Yello Series funny-car standings in July before a switch...
  • Shawn Langdon comes full circle to win NHRA top-fuel season title

    It wasn't the blazing ride into the sunset Shawn Langdon envisioned. With dusk settling on the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona on Saturday, the top-fuel drag racer smoked his tires on his final qualifying run of the NHRA Finals, sputtering down the 1,000-foot...