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In this photo provided by the NHRA, Funny Car's Matt Hagan scored his third world title at Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil and went on to win the event over teammate Ron Capps thanks to his 3.914-second pass at 326.40 mph, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Las Vegas.  (Jerry Foss/NHRA via AP)

Torrence, Hagan, Enders, Smith win NHRA season titles

Nov. 1, 2020 11:01 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Steve Torrence, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders and Matt Smith held onto their points leads to win season titles Sunday at the Dodge NHRA Finals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Torrence raced to his third straight Top Fuel championship, Hagan claimed his third Funny Car title, Enders...

In this photo provided by the NHRA, reigning Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence earned his third No. 1 qualifier of the season when he raced to a 3.672-second pass at 327.98 mph in his home state of Texas at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Baytown, Texas. (Marc/NHRA via AP)

Schumacher takes NHRA SpringNationals for 85th Top Fuel win

Oct. 25, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Top Fuel victory leader Tony Schumacher won for the first time in more than two years Sunday in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park. The eight-time season champion pushed his victory record to 85, beating points leader and defending series champion...

Looking for Texas sweep, Torrence tops qualifying in Baytown

Oct. 24, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence made the quickest run in both qualifying sessions Saturday, powering to the No. 1 spot in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park. Coming off a victory last week at Texas Motorplex outside Dallas, the Texan had a...

Joey Logano celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

AUTO RACING: NASCAR heads to Texas as finale draws near

Oct. 21, 2020 3:01 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 Site: Fort Worth, Texas Schedule: Sunday, race, 3:30 p.m. (NBCSN) Track: Texas Motor Speedway Race distance: 334 laps, 501 miles Last year: Kevin Harvick won after starting from the pole position. Last race: Joey Logano held off Harvick to...

In this photo provided by the NHRA, points leader Steve Torrence powers to his second No. 1 qualifier of the season in his dragster at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals in Dallas, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Jerry Foss/NHRA via AP)

Steve Torrence beats father Billy in Top Fuel final in Texas

Oct. 18, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Steve Torrence powered past father Billy Torrence on Sunday in the Top Final final on their home track in the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. Points leader Steve Torrence won for the second time in three years at Texas Motorplex, finishing at 3.716 seconds at 328.78 mph in the final. The...

Enders, Smith win postponed NHRA races at Texas Motorplex

Oct. 17, 2020 9:17 PM EDT

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Erica Enders regained the Pro Stock points lead Saturday, beating Jason Line in the final round of the rain-delayed Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. The defending season champion raced to her third victory of the season...

Chase Elliott leads the way out of turn 7 as he competes in a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Elliott won the race. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

AUTO RACING GLANCE: Elliott in hunt as NASCAR goes to Kansas

Oct. 14, 2020 10:21 AM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Hollywood Casino 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas Schedule: Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m. (NBC) Track: Kansas Speedway Race distance: 267 laps, 400.5 miles Last year: Denny Hamlin won after starting 23rd, the third-deepest spot for a driver on the starting grid to get to victory lane...

In this photo provided by the NHRA, Doug Kalitta does a burnout in Top Fuel at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals drag races at World Wide Technology Raceway on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Madison, Ill.  Kalitta won for the fourth time at the St. Louis-area track, beating Steve Torrence in the final round with a 3.690-second run at 322.58 mph. (Marc Gewertz/NHRA via AP)

Tweet lures Camping World in as NHRA new title sponsor

Oct. 8, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Lemonis first learned the NHRA drag racing series had abruptly lost its title sponsor via Twitter and used the same social media platform to alert the league he was interested in helping. Lemonis tweeted on Sept. 22 to NHRA that Camping World isn't “scared of our...

Doug Kalitta, Tommy Johnson win at NHRA Midwest Nationals

Oct. 4, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Doug Kalitta won the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals on Sunday at World Wide Technology Raceway to move within two points of Top Fuel leader Steve Torrence. Kalitta won for the fourth time at the St. Louis-area track, beating Torrence in the final round with a 3.690-second...