| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Lots of kids follow in their parents' footsteps career-wise: Cops, lawyers, grocery store owners, ballplayers.
But few do so driving 300-mph dragsters, and even fewer do it successfully while their parents are still racing.
That's one reason why...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:23 PM
As drag racing's best arrived in New England on Thursday for their next event, driver John Force was coming off another win last weekend at age 64.
Let that sink in for a moment. Sixty-four.
Force is the legendary 15-time champion in funny cars, one...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Hot rodder Jimmy Shine's tattoo-covered arms are elbows-deep under the hood of a 1932 Ford as he adjusts the electrical wiring on a $100,000 racing engine that hasn't started in years.
Before a co-worker turns the ignition, Shine glances uneasily at the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Allie Mac Kay was live from Pomona for a preview of this weekend’s NHRA finals.
48th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals
The season concludes where it began with an event traditionally laced with drama. The historic racetrack...
| Nov 10, 2012
Saturday @ 7:30am Long Beach Heart Walk Rainbow Lagoon Park Shoreline Village www.kintera.org
Let's get some exercise! The Long Beach 5K Heart Walk will take you through Rainbow Lagoon Park in Shoreline Village.
After the walk, stop by the health expo...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:37 AM
Protect your pets from Lyme disease
Fall is here, but ticks are still biting despite the cooler temperature. According to the experts, including the Companion Animal Parasite Council, the adult tick that transmits Lyme disease to pets and people is...
| Oct 4, 2012
Have you ever seen a car go from zero to three hundred miles per hour in less than four seconds? Well, now's your chance! Maple Grove Raceway is hosting the NHRA Nationals this weekend. It's an event you won't want to miss!
Admission is only $12 for an...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. suffered a concussion in the multicar crash at Sunday's NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway and will miss the next two races, his team Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday.
The popular Sprint Cup Series driver was diagnosed...
| 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...