| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:50 PM
It's been a challenging, rewarding and revealing year for America's first family of drag racing, the Forces of Yorba Linda.
John Force, the 64-year-old patriarch, was in fifth place in the Mello Yello Series funny-car standings in July before a switch...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:39 PM
It wasn't the blazing ride into the sunset Shawn Langdon envisioned. With dusk settling on the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona on Saturday, the top-fuel drag racer smoked his tires on his final qualifying run of the NHRA Finals, sputtering down the 1,000-foot...
| 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...
| 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.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:54 PM
LOUDON, N.H. -- Matt Kenseth made it two for two in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind:
1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup at Dover and NHRA drag-racing at St. Louis, five things come to mind:
-- Wouldn't it be something if Jeff Gordon won the Chase? Gordon, of course, got into the title...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:47 AM
1. Ryan Newman earns the never-give-up award. After hearing he'll lose his ride with Stewart-Haas Racing next year, Newman won the pole position in record time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then captured his first Brickyard 400. Just as impressive...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind:
1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:52 PM
A great summer of golf finally paid off for Henrik Stenson.
Stenson made three consecutive birdies to race by a fast-fading Sergio Garcia, and he holed a bunker shot for birdie on the 17th hole to turn back a final threat from Steve Stricker and win the...
| 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...