| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:59 PM
A father drag racing on city streets with his young child unrestrained in the front seat is in custody and police say the case provides an important warning to all drivers.
Valentin Duran, 25, has been charged with a number of counts related to child...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:06 AM
The NHRA on Wednesday unveiled its 2013 schedule, a 24-race season that once again starts and ends in Pomona.
The season opens with the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona on Feb. 14-17 and ends with the NHRA Finals there Nov. 7-10.
| Sep 1, 2012
| 10:02 PM
CLERMONT - For months he watched every conceivable storms dance around Central Indiana as if it were intentional.
But Pittsboro resident Antron Brown knew the rain would show up and some point-and he had a premonition of when.
"We all kinda figured...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Thanks to rain, the hot rods will have to wait until next week.
Officials for the National Hot Rod Association announced Monday that the 58th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus would be pushed back until next weekend.
The event has...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:30 PM
CLERMONT - She found herself in the drivers seat in more ways than one on Saturday night.
After a run at over 317 miles per hour Courtney Force found herself atop the Funny Car qualifications at the NHRA U.S. Nationals and in prime position for a win on...
| May 25, 2012
"Big Willie" Robinson was a 6-foot-6, 300-pound former Los Angeles street racer, a gentle giant who promoted organized drag racing as a way to unite people of all races and classes and ease racial tensions.
"When you get around cars, man, there ain't...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Check out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more.
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:14 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Former Burroughs track and field performers end season with solid results: A group of former Burroughs High athletes finished their respective track and field seasons with some solid performances.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:04 AM
SYLMAR, Calif. (KTLA) -- Nicole Lyons drives fast for a living -- hitting speeds of nearly 250 miles per hour. Lyons is a top NHRA competitor, and she's poised to become the first African American female NASCAR driver.
"You're still a 'girlie girl,'...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:59 AM
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