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Another big weekend for auto racing. Here are some of the people, places and things that will be cool to scrutinize:
– The traffic situation at Kentucky Speedway on Sunday.
The guess here is that about 100,000 of us will be watching it more carefully than others. Remember the scene last year before, during and after the [...]
A final look back at the last weekend of racing:
The road to hilarity is paved with failed gadgetry. You know; like that guy on ice skates in the old film clips who straps a rocket to his back and ends up setting his butt on fire.
But in the wake of the lead-up, and then the [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was not the only driver to end a long winless streak Sunday as NHRA driver Tony Schumacher did the same.
Schumacher, winless since 2010, won the Top Fuel portion of the ThunderValley Nationals. The victory ended the longest winless streak of the seven-time champion’s career at 32 races.
Ron Capps won in Funny Car [...]
Friday’s qualifying leaders, Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Bob Tasca (Funny Car) and Tennessee native Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), secured the No. 1 qualifying spots Saturday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway.
Brown set both ends of the Top Fuel track record in his Aaron’s dragster with [...]
By Info Manager
Still searching for his first pole position of 2012, Bob Tasca III raced to the provisional qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday during the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Tennessee native Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The big stories in the big events in pro racing this weekend will be:
Sprint Cup – Another week, another race at a newly paved race track. This week, it’s Michigan International Speedway near Brooklyn.
As with Pocono, site of last weekend’s race, Michigan was fast before the repave. With a smoother [...]
Steve Torrence’s incredible season continued Sunday when he won the Top Fuel portion of the NHRA Toyota Supernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
The victory was the second of the season for the one-car, family-owned Capco Steve Torrence Racing team. Torrence beat Brandon Bernstein in the finals to get the victory.
Also winning [...]
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Toyota SuperNationals in Englishtown, N.J.
Capps, who has raced to four consecutive finals and one victory since new crew chief [...]
Spencer Massey and Ron Capps raced to the quickest runs in NHRA history in their respective categories to lead qualifying Friday at the Toyota NHRA SuperNationals at historic Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
It was a calm Steve Torrence who settled into a padded-metal chair, leaned back and propped his feet up on another chair in the lounge of his Top Fuel car hauler at Heartland Park Topeka a couple weeks ago. Really calm. Eerily calm.
Certainly, ironically calm considering what he is doing [...]