| 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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Singer Justin Bieber has been arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., for drag racing and DUI, according to police.
The Miami Beach Police Dept., in a post on its official Twitter account, said Bieber was arrested Thursday morning after he was drag racing....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Alexis DeJoria on Saturday became the first woman in NHRA drag-racing history to make a pass of under four seconds in a funny car, one of the sport's two elite classes.
During the third round of qualifying for the Circle K Winternationals, DeJoria...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Ron Capps awoke Saturday and promptly saw his phone was "lit up" with calls and text messages, he said. "I thought maybe something bad had happened."
What had happened the day before certainly wasn't good. A day earlier, the 7,000-horsepower engine on...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:58 PM
One might think that after setting nearly every record in NHRA funny car drag racing, 64-year-old John Force would have nothing left to prove.
But Force, who won a record 16th funny car title last year, believes he has everything to prove. That's...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:06 PM
The incomparable John Force isn't slowing down.
Force, who won a record 16th title in NHRA drag racing's funny car class last year at age 64, opened this year's season with a record run at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona.
Force's opening pass in...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 2:05 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Doug Kalitta and Robert Hight won the top two divisions at the NHRA Gatornationals.
Kalitta beat former series champion Antron Brown in the Top Fuel division Sunday, and Hight topped his boss, 16-time champion John Force, in the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Drag racer John Force added to his legendary career Sunday by clinching a record 16th funny car title at age 64 with a victory in Las Vegas.
Force won the NHRA Toyota Nationals by defeating his daughter Courtney in the final round of eliminations with a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Ron Capps, the veteran funny car drag racer, has finished second in the championship standings four times.
That includes last year, when the Carlsbad driver lost the title by only two points to Jack Beckman, his teammate at Don Schumacher Racing.
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A rewarding part of Shawn Langdon's return to his home track in Pomona this past week was mingling with teenage drivers in the amateur drag-racing classes.
"They say, 'Hey, I want to race top fuel some day,'" said Langdon, a 31-year-old Mira Loma native...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:30 PM
The last time Antron Brown played Pomona, he wound up in a sand trap, which would have been fine if he'd been driving a ball at the Mountain Meadows Golf Course across the street and not a 320-mph dragster at the Auto Club Raceway.
Brown, 37, has had...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including NASCAR's races at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and NHRA drag racing at Las Vegas, five things come to mind:
Darrell Wallace Jr. will probably win another race soon. Wallace, 20, became only the second...