| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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-...
| 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,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:37 AM
I don't know which of my favorite gripes I want to write about — the nonsensical television commercials to sell new cars, or the several useless billboards on Route 22, the Lehigh Valley Thruway.
OK. Let me tell you what I found in TV...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Erica Enders-Stevens is one of the most successful female drivers in drag racing history, but she's still looking for her first NHRA championship.
The 30-year-old Houston native drives in the National Hot Rod Assn.'s pro stock class, which is one step...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Ryan Hunter-Reay coasted to his second straight victory at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., when the rain-shortened IndyCar race finished under caution.
A full-course caution came out for the final seven minutes of the timed race after...