| 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 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...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:15 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:20 PM
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...
| 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 Caņada High School during late July 2004. The cast showcased the talents of...
| 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 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 29, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...