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Robert Hight wins 3rd NHRA Funny Car season title

Nov. 17, 2019 9:24 PM EST

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Robert Hight raced to his third Funny Car season title and second in three years Sunday by advancing to the final round of the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals. Steve Torrence won his second straight Top Fuel title, Erica Enders took her third Pro Stock crown, and Andrew Hines...

Steve Torrence tops qualifying at NHRA season finale

Nov. 16, 2019 8:42 PM EST

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Points leader Steve Torrence jumped to the No. 1 spot in the final Top Fuel qualifying session Saturday at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway. The defending season champion Torrence powered to a 3.686-second run at 329.99 mph. “It’s a little bit...

Matt Hagan tops Funny Car qualifying at NHRA finale

Nov. 15, 2019 8:35 PM EST

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Funny Car championship contender Matt Hagan topped qualifying Friday at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals. Coming off consecutive event victories to get into the title chase, Hagan had a 3.872-second run at 333.58 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. He has won two season...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Nov. 6, 2019 10:12 AM EST

all times Eastern () — NASCAR CUP SERIES BLUEGREEN VACATIONS 500 Site: Avondale, Arizona. Schedule: Friday, practice, 4:05 & 7 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, qualifying, 2 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m., NBC. Track: ISM Raceway (oval, 1 mile). Race distance: 312 miles, 312 laps. Last year: Kyle Busch...

Brittany Force races to Top Fuel victory at Las Vegas

Nov. 3, 2019 9:31 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brittany Force raced to her second Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Dodge NHRA Nationals to pull within one round of points of leader Steve Torrence with one event left. Force, the defending season champion, beat Torrence with a track-record time of 3.652 seconds and a top...

Jack Beckman has record run to top Funny Car qualifying

Nov. 2, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jack Beckman made the quickest Funny Car run in The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway history Saturday night to take the No. 1 qualifying spot in the Dodge NHRA Nationals. Beckman had a pass of 3.835 seconds at 331.94 mph during the final session in a Dodge SRT Hellcat, a day after going a...

Brittany Force has fastest run in NHRA Top Fuel history

Nov. 1, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brittany Force made the fastest run in NHRA Top Fuel history Friday at 338.17 mph at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, topping the first two rounds of qualifying at the Dodge NHRA Nationals. Force finished in 3.659 seconds break set the track time record. She's chasing her ninth No. 1...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Oct. 30, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

all times Eastern () — NASCAR CUP SERIES AAA TEXAS 500 Site: Fort Worth, Texas. Schedule: Friday, practice, 3:05 p.m. (NBCSN), practice, 5:05 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 7:05 p.m. (CNBC); Sunday, race, 3 p.m., NBCSN. Track: Texas Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 501 miles, 334 laps. Last...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Oct. 23, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

all times Eastern () — NASCAR CUP SERIES FIRST DATA 500 Site: Martinsville, Virginia. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 9:05 a.m. (CNBC), practice, 12 p.m. (NBCSN), qualifying, 4:35 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 3 p.m., NBCSN. Track: Martinsville Speedway (oval, 0.562 miles). Race distance: 263 miles, 500 laps....

Billy Torrence

Oct. 20, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Billy Torrence won the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at his home track Sunday for his second Top Fuel victory of the playoffs. Torrence had a 3.775-second run at 319.67 mph to beat first-time finalist Jordan Vandergriff at Texas Motorplex. Torrence has four victories this year and five...