| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:50 PM
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...