Stories tagged: motorsports
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Chad Knaus is the winningest crew chief in NASCAR right now but goes into the new season essentially starting over
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Joe Kopp set the bar to reach as one of the greatest to compete in his sport.
Mon., April 9, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
IndyCar and NASCAR, the top two series in the United States, seem as if they are headed in opposite directions at the start of the 2018 season. IndyCar has had …
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10:34 p.m.
Kevin Harvick snapped his career-long drought last fall at Texas Motor Speedway. The veteran driver finally won in his 30th Cup start at Texas.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Earl Wham, a motorsports legend in the Spokane area who impacted auto and hydroplane racing for more than half a century, died Friday. He was 87.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
From his dynamic opening laps to his comfortable cruise to the checkered flag, Kevin Harvick was the safest bet in Sin City this weekend.
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Courtney Force won the NHRA Arizona Nationals on Sunday after her 68-year-old father escaped serious injury in a frightening engine explosion and crash.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Kevin Harvick completed his weekend mastery of Atlanta Motor Speedway by holding off Brad Keselowski on Sunday in the rain-delayed NASCAR Monster Energy Cup race.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Motorcycle racing returns to the Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds with a five-race series that runs from October to February.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7 p.m.
Sunset Speedway, the region’s only clay oval specifically designed for go-kart racing, closes out its 2017 season with Saturday’s championship event.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Dirt track racing in the region continues as Northport International Raceway wraps up its championship schedule before moving to specialty events in October.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Motocross racing is one sport in which few female riders have broken through to success.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Stateline Speedway wraps up its oval track season on Saturday night with championship racing in the Late Model, Hobby Stock, Legends and Bandolero divisions.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Nicole Behar continues to make a late-season charge in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
The world’s fastest sprint boat teams arrive in St. John on Saturday for the final racing event of the season at Webb’s Slough.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
The Washington Modified Tour rolls into Republic’s Eagle Track Raceway this weekend for its only Inland Northwest stop of the season.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Stateline Speedway’s local late model class heads into Saturday’s race with just two events left in the division’s season and a pair of drivers separated by just two points in …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Casual fans of unlimited hydroplane racing in Seattle can be excused for not knowing about the sport’s predicament.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Stateline Speedway hopes to start a new tradition this weekend on a night usually set aside for the Idaho 200.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Road racing has always caught the eye of brothers Larry and Dan Wheatley.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
The region’s karting stars get back to action on Sunday as the road course aces tackle the tricky track on the grounds of the Spokane Kart Racing Association’s facility.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
When Ricky Stenhouse Jr. first made the switch from sprint cars to stock cars, he wrecked an awful lot of Jack Roush’s inventory.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Spokane County Raceway’s half-mile oval and 2-mile road course will be in action this weekend with the return of one of the region’s biggest late model races, the Spokane 200, …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Kevin Harvick returned to victory lane for the first time this season with a dominating run Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 9 p.m.
Steve Torrence raced to his fourth Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday, beating Doug Kalita in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo profited from the chaos to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, while Sebastian Vettel extended his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Road America on Sunday to spoil the Team Penske party on the rural road course.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Road racing’s top performers from across the region descend on Spokane County Raceway this weekend for the running of the Northwest Grand Prix.
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Three times, Kyle Larson needed to outrace the rest of the contenders on late restarts.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
St. John has become the Daytona International Speedway of Sprint Boat racing in large part because of the dedication of Webb’s Slough owners, Matt and Amanda Webb.