| 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 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Legendary drag racer John Force said Wednesday he supported the decision by his drag-racing daughter, Courtney Force, to join other athletes in posing nude for this year's edition of ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue."
"My daughter is very proud of what...
| 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 4, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Kasey Kahne got the jump on Jeff Gordon off the final restart with two laps left and pulled away to win at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.
Kahne had the car to beat for the final half of Sunday's 400-mile Sprint Cup Series race until a late caution...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Jeremy Mayfield, who was expelled from NASCAR in 2009 for a failed drug test, was arrested at his western North Carolina home and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Police said Wednesday that he might face more charges. Mayfield was arrested........