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Steve Torrence beats father Billy at NHRA Gatornationals

Sep. 27, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time defending Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence took the points lead Sunday in the AMALIE Motor Oil Gatornationals, beating father Billy in the final round at Gainesville Raceway. Torrence had a 3.809-second run at 322.11 mph to win for third time this year and 39th overall....

Clay Millican tops qualifying at NHRA Gatornationals

Sep. 26, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Clay Millican powered to the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying Saturday in the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, the first NHRA Mello Yello event outside of Indianapolis since February. Millican had a 3.821-second run at 313.51 mph at Gainesville Raceway. “That was...

Langdon races to Top Fuel win at NHRA U.S. Nationals

Sep. 6, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shawn Langdon powered to his first Top Fuel victory since 2016 on Sunday, beating Leah Pruett in the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. Langdon had a 3.705-second run at 326.32 mph against Pruett for his 17th career win at second at Indy. “There’s...

Matt Hagan gives Don Schumacher Racing its 350th win

Sep. 5, 2020 9:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Funny Car driver Matt Hagan gave Don Schumacher Racing its 350th victory, beating teammate Jack Beckman in the final round of the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals — the rain-delayed July event completed during final qualifying Saturday for the DENSO Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals at...

In this photo provided by the NHRA, Shawn Langdon takes part in Top Fuel qualifying Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals drag races in Brownsburg, Ind. (Jerry Foss/NHRA via AP)

Ron Capps tops Funny Car qualifying at US Nationals

Sep. 4, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ron Capps topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night at the DENSO Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals. Coming off his first career win at Lucas Oil Raceway, Capps had a 3.895-second run at 330.63 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to move into position for his 25th career No. 1 qualifier. A...

Martin Truex Jr. (19) and Kevin Harvick (4) race on the front stretch during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Sep. 2, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Cook Out Southern 500 Site: Darlington, South Carolina Schedule: Sunday, race, 6 p.m. Track: Darlington Raceway Race distance: 367 laps, 501.3 miles Last year: Erik Jones won after starting 15th. Last race: William Byron took the lead on a two-lap overtime restart at Daytona...

In this photo provided by the NHRA, water pools at Lucas Oil Raceway as the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals were postponed due to inclement weather in Indianapolis, Sunday, July 19, 2020. (Jerry Foss/NHRA via AP)

John Force parks NHRA team for remainder of 2020 season

Jul. 31, 2020 1:24 PM EDT

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Drag racing great John Force and his four-car NHRA team are remaining parked for the rest of the 2020 season. John Force Racing announced Friday that it won't compete in any of the final 12 events this year, citing sponsorship issues and making a financial decision to...