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Drag Racing

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  • 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...
  • Robert Hight chases boss John Force in bid for second NHRA title

    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...
  • Baylor crushes Southern Methodist, 45-0, behind Bryce Petty

    Baylor crushes Southern Methodist, 45-0, behind Bryce Petty
    Bryce Petty and No. 10 Baylor had a nice housewarming party at their new riverfront campus stadium Sunday night in Waco, Texas, even though the quarterback was clearly not feeling his best. Petty threw for 161 yards and accounted for three touchdowns...
  • Watch these NHRA top fuel dragsters pull successive barrel-rolls

     
    Filed under: Motorsports, Videos To win a race, you have to finish the race. It's the first lesson of racing, no matter what kind you're into. In drag racing, though, if your opponent crashes out - as is not uncommon a sight - then victory is yours. But...
  • Courtney Force outduels famous father for Funny Car victory

    SONOMA, Calif. Courtney Force outdueled her legendary father to make NHRA Funny Car history Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. The 26-year-old was treated with a champagne drenching after she beat John Force, a 16-time world champion, in the finals of the NHRA...
  • La Caņada History: Drivers survived a fiery drag race crash

    La Cañada History: Drivers survived a fiery drag race crash
    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 Caņada High School during late July 2004. The cast showcased the talents of...
  • John Force's funny car team in top form as NHRA arrives in Seattle

    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...
  • John Force beats Ron Capps for his 140th career victory in NHRA

    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...
  • 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,...
  • Brown stays on a roll at NHRA Nationals

    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...
  • U.S. motor racing takes Easter break, but Formula One set for China

    Major U.S. motor racing goes quiet this weekend for its traditional Easter break. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the Verizon IndyCar Series and the National Hot Rod Assn.'s Mello Yello Series all have the weekend off. But Formula One will race Sunday...