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It's early in the season but, so far at least, drag racer Courtney Force is enjoying the exact opposite of a sophomore jinx. Force, who drives 300-mph funny cars like her legendary father, John Force, is leading the title standings after four races in...
Hot rodder Jimmy Shine's tattoo-covered arms are elbows-deep under the hood of a 1932 Ford as he adjusts the electrical wiring on a $100,000 racing engine that hasn't started in years. Before a co-worker turns the ignition, Shine glances uneasily at the...
MARYSVILLE, Calif. -- A teenage race car driver taking warm-up laps at a raceway in Northern California careened off the track and into pit row, killing a 14-year-old boy and 68-year-old man, officials said. Six or seven cars were on the track...
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Courtney Force made it a banner day for women in U.S. motor racing Sunday by winning the funny car division of the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona. Hours after Danica Patrick made history by capturing the pole position for NASCAR's Daytona 500, Force...
Funny-car drag racer Courtney Force posted the fastest qualifying time heading into Sunday's final eliminations at the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona. "It's really exciting especially because it's my home track," Force, who is from Yorba Linda, said...
Tags: National Hot Rod Association, Ford
Brittany Force put aside her first-day stumble and made a successful debut run in the NHRA's top-fuel division Friday in Pomona. The 26-year-old daughter of drag-racing legend John Force raced down the 1,000-foot drag strip in 3.845 seconds at a speed...
Channel Guide MagazineNHRA schedule 2013 on ESPN2 and ESPN begins with the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, Calif., Feb. 14-17. From ESPN's press release: Dave Rieff Named to Anchor Role for ESPN NHRA Drag Racing Coverage When the newly re-named NHRA...
After an angry outburst led him to toss a beer at the NHRA's black-tie awards banquet last fall, drag racer Spencer Massey was fired by team owner Don Schumacher. But Massey has started anger-management counseling and Schumacher has given him a second...
Another daughter of drag-racing legend John Force will join the sport's major leagues this year. But unlike her father and two racing sisters, Brittany Force plans to drive top-fuel cars -- the fastest in the National Hot Rod Assn.'s premier Mello Yello...
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Here are the rare moments from South Dakota sports in 2012 from the State Sports Writers Association: Jan. 2: Northern State women’s basketball coach Curt Fredrickson earned career win No. 700 — second most in NCAA DII women’s...
PolitiCalGov. Brown thinks rules limiting racing teams are a drag...
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