| 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...
| 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...
| May 25, 2012
"Big Willie" Robinson was a 6-foot-6, 300-pound former Los Angeles street racer, a gentle giant who promoted organized drag racing as a way to unite people of all races and classes and ease racial tensions.
"When you get around cars, man, there ain't...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Gov. Brown thinks rules limiting racing teams are a drag...
| 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...