Stories tagged: NHRA
Sun., July 30, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Kyle Busch snaps losing streak with first career win at Pocono
Kyle Busch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
NHRA’s Robert Hight extends Funny Car victory streak to 13 seasons
Robert Hight beat Tommy Johnson Jr. on Sunday in the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway to extend his Funny Car victory streak to 13 seasons.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 9 p.m.
Torrence wins Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals
Steve Torrence raced to his fourth Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday, beating Doug Kalita in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Clay Millican races to first career NHRA Top Fuel victory
Clay Millican raced to his first career Top Fuel victory Sunday, beating Leah Pritchett in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals final.
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Steve Torrence wins Top Fuel at 48th annual NHRA Summernationals
Steve Torrence won the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals in Top Fuel on Sunday.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover
Jimmie Johnson sped off on the final restart Sunday and earned another slice of NASCAR history, winning in overtime at Dover International Speedway for the 11th time and moving into …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Ron Capps races to 4th consecutive NHRA Funny Car victory
Ron Capps raced to his fourth consecutive Funny Car victory Sunday, beating teammate Matt Hagan in the NHRA Heartland Nationals.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Ron Capps races to third straight NHRA Funny Car victory
Ron Capps raced to his third straight Funny Car victory, beating Tim Wilkerson on Sunday in the NHRA Southern Nationals final.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 8 p.m.
Auto racing: Valtteri Bottas gets his first Formula One victory
Valtteri Bottas claimed his first Formula One win on Sunday after holding off a late charge from Sebastian Vettel at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Antron Brown earns NHRA Top Fuel win
Antron Brown piloted his dragster to the Top Fuel victory Sunday at the 18th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 7:05 p.m.
Auto racing: Logano wins Phoenix as he and Kyle Busch complete final 4
After more than three hours of racing, NASCAR’s championship field was decided over two frenzied overtime restarts.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Auto racing: Jimmie Johnson wins at Martinsville, reaches final four
Jimmie Johnson earned one of four spots in next month’s title-deciding season finale Sunday with his ninth career victory at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia. The six-time NASCAR champion will race …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 7:01 p.m.
Kevin Harvick wins at Kansas to reach next round of Chase
No matter what kind of misfortune befalls Kevin Harvick in the early rounds of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, his team always seems to get things together when …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 6:25 p.m.
Pace: Motorsports icon Don Wilbur dies at 76
Inland Northwest motorsports icon Don Wilbur, instrumental in the building of the go-kart facility for the Spokane Kart Racing Association, champion NHRA car owner, organizer of car shows for nearly …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Truex wins Chase playoff opener
Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship lead for the first time in …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
In brief: Venus Williams exits, but sister Serena moves on at U.S. Open
Venus Williams went from down and out to a point from victory, then back again. In the end, she couldn’t quite get past a woman a dozen years younger and …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016, 7:53 p.m.
Auto Racing: NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol suspended until Sunday
The water-logged Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway was called after just 48 of 500 laps were run because of rainstorms throughout Saturday night in Bristol, Tennessee.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 8:12 p.m.
Auto racing notebook: Hamlin wins at Watkins Glen
Denny Hamlin wasn’t about to get shoved aside again. Ignoring what he described as the worst pain he has ever felt in a race, Hamlin prevailed in a four-lap dash …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep at Indianapolis
Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it a clean sweep at Indianapolis.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Ron Capps wins Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals
Ron Capps won the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on Sunday for his third Funny Car victory in the last four events and fourth of the season.
Sun., June 19, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Auto racing notebook: Rosberg wins European GP
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg led from start to finish and won Sunday’s European Grand Prix on the Baku, Azerbaijan, street circuit, extending his lead in the Formula One championship from …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Angelle Sampey wins NHRA Summernationals
Angelle Sampey raced to her first Pro Stock Motorcycle victory since 2007 on Sunday in the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Newsmakers: Illinois dismisses Nunn
Dismissed Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery. Withdrawn Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson, Ike Iroegbu and Conor …
Sun., May 22, 2016, 8:25 p.m.
Motor racing roundup: Hinchcliffe passes Newgarden on final run for Indy 500 pole
James Hinchcliffe watched the Indianapolis 500 last year from his hospital bed. He had nearly died from injuries six days earlier in a crash at famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Kenseth holds off Larson for thrilling victory at Dover
Matt Kenseth had eluded the wreckage that turned Dover into a junkyard. He never felt he could escape the pressure that Kyle Larson put on him – the anointed future …
Sun., May 1, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega
Two cars went airborne, 35 were involved in an accident of some kind, and Danica Patrick had the wind knocked out of her in a vicious crash into the wall.
Sun., April 24, 2016, 10 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Edwards passes Kyle Busch on last lap to win at Richmond
Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond (Virginia) …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
NHRA’s John Force still not slowing down at 66
John Force zigs and zags his scooter through a long line of cars and people, slaloming at a cadence of full accelerator to power braking and back again.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 7:23 p.m.
Leah Pritchett wins her 1st Top Fuel NHRA race
Leah Pritchett raced to her first Top Fuel victory on Sunday at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 7:14 p.m.
Logano spins out Kenseth late, wins at Kansas Speedway
Joey Logano kept peeking around Matt Kenseth as the laps ticked away at Kansas Speedway, the two of them in entirely different situations in the Chase for the Sprint Cup …