The colorful John Force defeated his daughter Courtney Force in the NHRA Funny Car final Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for his 147th career win, then talked about it as only he can.
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Two round wins at Toyota Nationals close the deal for Antron Brown, who won his second consecutive dragster title and third overall.
Four-time Funny Car bridesmaid Ron Capps has been in this position before, having once lost the championship by two points and another time by six points.
There is decorum and little animosity between competitive Pro Stock teammates Jason Line and Greg Anderson at the NHRA’s Countdown for the Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship is a six-race, playoff-type format that is supposed to provide drama at the end of the season. Instead, it has mostly provided Antron Brown with a platform for displaying dominance.
He was named the MVP of Super Bowl VII. Then Jake Scott had a falling out with Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula and was traded to the Washington Redskins, where he played the last of his eight seasons. Then he basically disappeared.
It was Feb. 28 and there they were, two up-and-coming Top Fuel drag racing drivers, lined up side by side at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix. Leah Pritchett vs. Brittany Force. Fast woman vs. … another fast woman.
Clay Millican got a lot of hits — he won a lot of titles — when he drove in the International Hot Rod Association.
It was late Wednesday morning at "NASCAR Goes West" in the Hollywood Hills, and a gentle breeze was wafting into the Petersen Automotive Museum parking deck just off Wilshire Boulevard from the San Gabriel Mountains in California.
Although days of the week seem to get "blackened" more often than a salmon fillet during shopping season, it definitely was a Black Tuesday for Brendan Gaughan, the longtime NASCAR driver from Las Vegas not named Busch.
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