The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to the Northwest with three stops between Wednesday night and Labor Day.
TUESDAY, AUG. 31, 2010
Larry Dixon’s nine wins this season equals his career-best wins total for a season; he won nine races on his way to the 2002 NHRA Top Fuel championship. His nine-win total is also more than any other driver in the four NHRA professional classes.
MONDAY, AUG. 30, 2010
Jet cars blaze a new speed record at Spokane County Raceway as pair top over 300 mph in Saturday's racing action.
Jeg Coughlin knows how to tame the U.S. Nationals as he rides into this weekend's NHRA stop with plenty of momentum.
SUNDAY, AUG. 29, 2010
Boris Said won in Canada as he held off hard charging Max Papis who had held the lead heading to the start-finish line with the checkered flag flying.
The 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series features 22 stops across the United States with several venues adjusting their dates for the upcoming season.
Joey Saldana slid by Sam Hafertepe Jr. in turn four in lapped traffic on the 30th lap to take the lead, after nearly taking the top spot a few laps earlier. The second generation driver would lead the remainder of the distance to earn his...
Mark Owens, Bodie Morton and David Garber had the fastest cars at Montana Raceway Park on Saturday night but Mother Nature picked up the victory as rain forced cancelation of the Bill Clark Memorial 150-lap Northwest Late Model Shootout.
SATURDAY, AUG. 28, 2010
Jason Meyers took the lead on Friday night on the 16th lap with a slide job on Steve Kinser in turn four and would lead the remainder of the distance to score his 44th career World of Outlaws A-Feature win, which was worth $10,000.
FRIDAY, AUG. 27, 2010
Hot August Nights gets into full swing Saturday at Spokane County Raceway. Featuring Jet Cars, Pro Mods and the Summit Racing Series, drag racing fans are in for a real treat this weekend.
THURSDAY, AUG. 26, 2010
Rusty Webb took a break from his late model racing to run in Stateline Speedway's Wednesday Night Fever program again this summer and as was the case in his last start-the Deer Park native earned the victory.
TUESDAY, AUG. 24, 2010
For 56 years the top teams in NHRA racing have taken to the strip in Indianapolis and stage some of the greatest drag races in the history of the sport. The circuit returns to Indy next weekend with another historic event planned.
SUNDAY, AUG. 22, 2010
Craig Dollansky was scheduled to start fourth in the 30-lap contest, but was penalized two positions for being late to the staging lining, thus lining him up sixth. Then during the formation lap prior to the start of the feature, contact with Brad Sweet did...
The victory was Busch’s fourth at the .533-mile track, his third of the season and the 19th of his career. Jaime McMurray came home third, followed by Clint Bowyer and Kasey Kahne.
SATURDAY, AUG. 21, 2010
Joey Saldana led on the white flag lap, with Steve Kinser sliding him coming off turn four to take the top spot. The pair then drag raced down the front straightaway in front of the brand new state-of-the-art grandstand at the high-banked 3/8-mile, with Saldana...
Kyle Busch can complete an unprecedented sweep of three races at one track in NASCAR's top three touring series with a victory in Saturday’s Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race. Busch won Bristol’s Camping World Truck Series race Wednesday night.
FRIDAY, AUG. 20, 2010
David Garber, the man to beat for many years on the circuit, is holding three consecutive championship trophies heading into the weekend. For the first time in many seasons, the Spokane native has not one, but several challengers ready to pounce should he have issues...
THURSDAY, AUG. 19, 2010
Donny Schatz rolls into his native North Dakota looking to win in Minot at the famed Nodak Speedway.
Kyle Busch continued to show the strength of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team as he drove from the back of the 36-truck field to the front and never looked back en route to victory.
MONDAY, AUG. 16, 2010
Bob Bode was a surprise winner in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series stop in Brainerd, MN. Also picking up wins were Larry Dixon, Jeg Couglin and Andrew Hines.
SUNDAY, AUG. 15, 2010
Kevin Harvick clinched a spot in NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup with his third victory of the 2010 season. Harvick had a dominant car throughout the day at Michigan International Speedway as did his Richard Childress Racing teammates Jeff Burton and Clint Bowyer
Eric Holmes made it two victories in consecutive weekends on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. This week's win came at Colorado National Speedway giving Holmes two Rocky Mountain wins when coupled with last Saturday's victory at Montana Raceway Park.
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.