Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also raced to victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event west of Cleveland.
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015
Pole-sitter Dale Earnhardt Jr. dominated the night, leading 96 laps in his No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet. He also had the convincing support of the fans remaining at the track following the 154-minute rain delay.
SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015
Donny Schatz started on the front row with Jason Sides, the previous night's winner. Schatz had the lead in his No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car by the time the two drivers hit turn one.
SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015
Austin Dillon, grandson of legendary team owner Richard Childress, outlasted Elliott Sadler and Chase Elliott during a green-white-checkered finish to claim the crash-filled Subway Firecracker 250, the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The win, his second at Dodge City Raceway Park, comes as Sides has spent much of the last month without any full-time crew members to help his family owned team.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015
Summer Showdown winner, Bubba Pollard, who also won the Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway earlier this year, also earned the Don Scriver Memorial Pole Award.
MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015
In the first-ever 1-2 finish in the series by the Busch brothers, Kyle Busch beat Kurt Busch to the finish line by .532 seconds to win for the first time since returning from an 11-race absence because of a broken right leg and left foot sustained in a Feb. 21 accident at Daytona International Speedway.
David Mayhew led the first two and final two laps. In between, Dalton Sargeant, who won the season opener at Kern, led a total of 64 laps.
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015
Leah Pritchett advanced to her first career final round in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series earlier this year and her next goal is to win her first career Top Fuel race.
FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015
Chicago native reaching new heights as NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads to Route 66 Raceway
Always known for his ability to get down the track in warm weather, Tim Wilkerson has made impressive improvements in relation to performance in ideal night conditions.
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015
Brad Sweet used a slide job in turns one and two on lap 29 to take the lead from Donny Schatz and withstood a number of late restarts to win the NAPA Auto Parts Rumble in Michigan which marked his third win of the season and first since April.
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015
Erik Jones claimed his second NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season, recorded his eighth top 10 series finish and completed a weekend sweep that included Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 2015
Erik Jones entered Friday’s American Ethanol 200 winless in eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts this season and stung by back-to-back finishes of 23rd and 15th.
MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015
The victory was Kurt Busch’s second of the season. He won for the third time at Michigan and for the 27th time in his career.
SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2015
Blake Williams scores the victory at Stateline Speedway as he led wire-to-wire in the Idaho Tune-Up 150 for the Tri-Track Super Late Model Series.
TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015
Top drivers from across the Northwest will do battle with the best talent from across the Inland Empire in this weekend's Idaho Tune-Up 150 at Stateline Speedway.
MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
It was the third win in nine career NASCAR K&N Pro Series West starts for the 26-year-old, Eggleston who is running his first full-time season for Bill McAnally Racing. Otis Orchard's Nicole Behar brought home a 10th place finish.
SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2015
Chris Buescher won for the second time this season and extended his lead in the series standings to 15 points over eighth-place finisher Ty Dillon, but his winning pass of teammate and Coors Light Polesitter Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. left Wallace fuming.
SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
The victory was Reddick’s second of the season in the No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford, and in the driver’s view, it atoned for last year’s eighth-place finish, in which Reddick underestimated the physical toll high-speed racing at Dover can exact.
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015
Source: Nicole Behar Racing Media Relations OTIS ORCHARDS, Wash. (May 27, 2015)–Throughout the current NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season Nicole Behar has unloaded her Custom Welding and Fabrication Toyota Camry at race tracks where most of her competitors have racing experience. Not so this…
Choosing Dover International Speedway as the site of his Truck Series debut suits Jesse Little just fine as the driver of The Carolina Nut Factory/PFC Tundra has had plenty of success at the Delaware facility in the past including a pole award in September’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event.
TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015
Kelly Mann Bests Spokane's Blake Williams For Tri-Track Super Late Model Series Victory at Evergreen Speedway
Kelly Mann outlasts Spokane Valley's Blake Williams for victory on the Tri-Track Super Late Model Series at Evergreen Speedway.
MONDAY, MAY 25, 2015
Defending Pro Stock world champ Erica Enders won the race from the No. 1 qualifying position and beat Mark Hogan, Jonathan Gray and Larry Morgan in earlier rounds before holding off rival Anderson, a four-time world champ and four-time Topeka winner, in the final.
SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015
By the time he crossed the finish line, Austin Dillon was 2.692 seconds ahead of Denny Hamlin, who had taken the lead during a restart on Lap 167 that saw Dillon fall back to fourth from the inside lane by the time the leaders exited Turn 2.
Source: NHRA Media Relations TOPEKA, Kan. – Second-generation driver Chad Head will race for his first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the NHRA Kansas Nationals from the No. 1 qualifying position. Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also remained at the…
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.