Spokane's Braeden Havens will be able to take part in the high-stakes G.E.T. Rich 212 event. The NASCAR and late model veteran heads to Big Sky country with momentum on his side as each 2013 start has netted top finishes with a third-place run coming...
FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
This week's Keeping Pace highlight's late model racing at both of the greater Spokane asphalt tracks.
Spending time around the IndyCar team owned by Sam Schmidt last weekend at the Indianapolis 500 has energized Morgan Lucas heading into this weekend's race in Englishtown.
Ron Capps and Don Schumacher Racing's NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T led by crew chief Rahn Tobler and assistant John Collins uncorked a qualifying run of 3.964 seconds at 320.89 mph that remains the quickest run ever by a Funny Car last year at...
Antron Brown will certainly be one of the favorites to win the Toyota NHRA Summernationals, May 30-June 2 at Raceway Park. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Johnny Gray (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are the defending winners of the...
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013
Jimmie Johnson chasing more NASCAR history as the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Seris and Camping World Truck Series will all be in action this weekend.
The STI RallyCross car is on display one day only, this Saturday June 1st, from 11am to 5pm. at Parker Subaru in Post Falls.
MONDAY, MAY 27, 2013
Kevin Harvick pulled away during an 11-lap green-flag run to the finish to beat Kasey Kahne to the finish line by 1.491 seconds. The victory was Harvick’s second of the season, his second at Charlotte and the 21st of his career.
SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013
All Spokane final in the Sportsman Motorcylce division highlight's two big days of NHRA drag racing at Spokane County Raceway.
Rick Thompson unloaded one of the fastest cars in the afternoon practice sessions only to lose an engine just six circuits into his run. Using most of the remaining time in pre-race activities to swap motors, Thompson got little more then shakedown laps to prepare...
Kyle Busch beat Kasey Kahne to the finish line by .939 seconds to claim a record seventh NNS victory at Charlotte, breaking a tie with Mark Martin for supremacy at the speedway. In winning for the sixth time in nine starts this season, Busch extended...
Qualifying is complete for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series stop at Spkane County Raceway with final round action set for Sunday.
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
Late in the going of the night's main event Paul McMahan stole the lead from World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship leader Daryn Pittman.
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
This week's Keeping Pace, which hit the newstands on Friday, highlght's the return of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the Northwest Pro 4 Alliance all competiing at Spokane County Raceway.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
In addition to it being his fifth win, Daryn Pittman has also earned 16 top-five finishes and a staggering 22 top-10s this season in 25 events.
MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
Jeg Coughlin broke a winless drought of more than two years by taking the Pro Stock victory over teammate Allen Johnson. Coughlin took the win light with a performance of 6.680 at 206.20 in his JEGS.com/Team Mopar Dodge Avenger, while runner-up Johnson finished in 6.698...
SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013
Speeding away from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne after a restart on Lap 81 of 90, Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series all-star exhibition race for a record fourth time, beating charging Joey Logano to the stripe by 1.722 seconds.
John Force, a 15-time NHRA world champion, claimed the 141st No. 1 qualifying position of his career and his 11th at Heartland Park Topeka by clocking a track record time of 4.043 seconds at 313.22 mph in his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang. He will meet...
SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
Kyle Busch, who owns his own truck, charged from the back of the field after a pit road penalty to win in the series for the first time since Sept. 24, 2011 at New Hampshire. The victory was Busch’s fifth at Charlotte and the 31st...
Tony Schumacher, the Top Fuel points leader in the 8,000-horsepower category, posted a 3.769 second run at 326.08 mph in his U.S. Army dragster to move from the bottom of the qualifying order up to the top of the 16-car field at Heartland Park Topeka.
Donny Schatz worked every lap of the 25 scheduled to earn the victory over Greg Hodnett.
FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013
Two great series invade Spokane County Raceway while Stateline Speedway features its HyDrive late models.
Jeg Coughlin has indeed been stellar on race day with his JEGS.com/Mopar Dodge Avenger, reaching two final rounds and posting three semifinal finishes through the first seven events of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, including final-four finishes at the two most recent...
The track is one of those on which the sport’s biggest winner has achieved results best described as “magical.” In 29 career appearances, John Force has taken a Castrol GTX Funny Car to the final round 14 times. He has won a record nine times...
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.