Tony Schumacher scored his fifth win of the season and first in the playoffs by outrunning Shawn Langdon in the final round. Schumacher posted a performance of 3.838 seconds at 320.43 mph in his U.S. Army dragster to hold off Langdon’s Lucas Oil/Speedco dragster, which…
TUESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2010
MONDAY, SEPT. 27, 2010
SUNDAY, SEPT. 26, 2010
While the talk had been centered on Denny Hamlin's verbal sparring with Richard Childress Racing's Kevin Harvick heading into the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson kept his head down and focused on winning his first race in the 2010 NASCAR Chase for…
Austin Dillon made history in Las Vegas on Saturday night as he became the youngest driver in the track's history to win a NASCAR series event. Dillon won the pole and had the dominant truck throughout the night en route to the victory.
Tim Wilkerson earned his first No. 1 qualifying position of the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series campaign. Running the Dallas strip at 4.079-sec. with a speed fo 305.77 mph on the all-concrete Texas Motorplex. Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and…
Donny Schatz claimed the overall title in the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup back in July and has now won four times at Lernerville in his career with the World of Outlaws. He has racked up 13 consecutive Top-10 finishes at the historic track located…
Joey Saldana's chances of winning the 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship took a major step back after the driver of the Budweiser car owned by Kasey Kahne was involved in an incident at Eldora Speedway.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 2010
The $10,000 triumph for Jac Haudenschild, who started seventh in the 30-lap contest, served as the opener of the Four Crown Nationals at the famed track and was his first World of Outlaws win at Eldora since 2005. The Hall of Famer has won nine…
Dan Garber holds a 14-point lead on Blake Williams heading into the season finale for the ICAR Late Model Series. The final Twin 50-lap shootout is set for Saturday nigth at Stateline Speedway.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2010
Dave Villwock once served as a crew chief for Chip Hanauer. On Sunday he equaled the living legend in career Unlimited Hydroplane main event victories with 61. Villwock can move past Hanauer at the season's finale set for Qatar in November.
MONDAY, SEPT. 20, 2010
Cruz Pedregon and his Snap-On Tools Toyota Camry was the class of the Funny Car field all weekend long and was able to use his No. 1 qualifying position to his advantage and secured the win over Jack Beckman in his Valvoline / Mail Terminal…
SUNDAY, SEPT. 19, 2010
Jonathon Gomez picked up his first career victory on the Rocky Mountain Challenge Series. The win came at his hometrack Magic Valley Speedway in Tiwn Falls, Idaho. Steve Jones capped a solid season with his first career RMCS championship.
With Tony Stewart and Clint Bowyer gambling on fuel to last for a run to the checkers late Sunday afternoon in New Hampshire it was Bowyer who struck gold as Stewart's fuel tank ran dry with two laps left in the Sylvania 300.
With his victory Saturday night, Joey Saldana climbed to within three points of Jason Meyers for the points lead in the chase for the 2010 World of Outlaws championship.
Cruz Pedgregon blazed to his first No. 1 qualifying position of the season with a run of 4.11-sec. and showed his driver-owned race team can be a contender during the NHRA playoof Countdown to 1 format.
Jeff Bernard, the defending champion of the San Diego Bayfair Air Guard Championship presented by Degree Men and Dave Villwock continued their winning ways in the Golden State as each won their H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Series heat race to set-up a grand duel for the…
SATURDAY, SEPT. 18, 2010
Jac Haudenschild used a run on the high side of turns three and four in the Owens-Corning Fiberglass XXX on the 23rd lap to dart past Steve Kinser to take the top spot. On the 20th lap, he employed an impressive pair of moves to…
Cory McClenathan means business in his march to topple Tony Schumacher and Larry Dixon in drag racing's Top Fuel division. After one round of qualifying in Charlotte the FRAM Filters dragster driver is atop the speed charts.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 17, 2010
A group of 15 participants will compete in a 14-race schedule similar to what Competitive Edge offers each summer for aspiring drivers and those looking to hone their skills. Next summer’s overall winner receives an opportunity to race for Billy Ballew Motorsports, which this season…
THURSDAY, SEPT. 16, 2010
Jeg Coughlin cruised into the postseason with two wins in three consecutive final-round appearances but his Chevy Cobalt overpowered the racetrack in Indianapolis and spun its tires just enough to prevent him from advancing further in the first of six playoff races.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15, 2010
Heading into this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals here at zMax Dragway, Tony Schumacher finds himself trailing Top Fuel points leader Larry Dixon by more than four rounds of racing – 87 points – and holding third-place in the standings.
MONDAY, SEPT. 13, 2010
Ashley Force Hood comes into Charlotte this weekend fresh of a strong run in the U.S Nationals. Picking up her first win of the 2010 season to move atop the Funny Car drivers standings, Force Hood has the attention of her competitors.
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.