| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Legendary drag racer John Force is trying to win an unprecedented 17th funny car title with only two races left in the NHRA season, in Las Vegas and Pomona.
But his championship hopes took a hit Wednesday when Force announced that veteran crew chief...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:14 PM
The Sarge is back.
Tony Schumacher has won a record seven NHRA top-fuel titles and a record 76 individual events, but his last championship was five years ago.
Now, the 44-year-old driver with the crewcut nicknamed "The Sarge" is leading the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Drag racing's Courtney Force is battling her legendary father for her first NHRA championship while making history in the process.
Force is the daughter of John Force, the record 16-time champion in the National Hot Rod Assn.'s funny car class. Funny...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:07 AM
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.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:10 PM
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,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:39 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:41 AM
There is no interview in sports quite like one with John Force, the legendary drag racer of 300 mph funny cars who has a record 16 NHRA championships.
Force is 65, yet remarkably he's top-seeded again this year going into the National Hot Rod Assn.'s...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Drag racing's Robert Hight has more wins in his class this year, five, than any driver. But he still enters the NHRA's title playoff chasing his boss, the legendary John Force.
To make their rivalry even more pronounced, Hight is president of Force's...