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.
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Hi again, it’s Leah from The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and I can’t explain how excited I was to be at the track Friday.
Always the first one to congratulate her famous father — 16-time NHRA world champion John Force — after a big win, Courtney Force was nowhere to be found after he clinched his 16th title by winning last year’s NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
A “No Whining” sign hung on the wall of a hauler in the KB Racing team’s pit area Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But team owner Ken Black and driver Greg Anderson didn’t need an attitude adjustment.
Hi, my name is Leah Pritchett and I am an NHRA Top Fuel Dragster driver. Now, I know that sounds a little weird for a 26-year-old female from Redlands, Calif., to be driving a 10,000-horsepower, nitro-burning dragster. But, to be honest, driving a fuel-burning dragster is all I ever wanted to do.
You like fast women? Forget NASCAR and check out the NHRA, which comes to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. Female racers have won more than 100 races.
Alexis DeJoria won in Funny Car for the second time this season to move into third place in the standings, and Tony Schumacher captured the Top Fuel title for his record-setting eighth victory Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Courtney Force and Graham Rahal are auto racing’s newest, fastest couple on eight wheels. They have overtaken NASCAR’s Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse, at least based on career victories.
He has won 41 races in drag racing’s Nitro classes, and no driver has won as many events in Las Vegas as Ron Capps. He has won five times here: once in spring, four times in fall.
Jimmy Alund commutes from his home in Sweden to take the place of Pro Stock champion Greg Anderson, who is recovering from heart surgery. Alund, a champion in Europe, would like a permanent NHRA seat in the U.S.