| 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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:19 AM
When Walt Arfons first strapped a jet engine onto a hot rod, experts thought the car would melt, explode or spin wildly out of control.
They were wrong.
Working in his family's old feed mill and hardware store on Pickle Road in Akron, Ohio, Arfons...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Gov. Brown thinks rules limiting racing teams are a drag...
| 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...
| 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...