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Drag Racing Eyed After Man Drives Camaro Off Bridge, Dies

AP | Posted 07.30.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York are investigating whether a man was drag racing when he drove his Camaro off a bridge and died. Westchester Coun...

WATCH: This Kid's Face Says It All

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.11.2014 | Comedy

This three-year-old obviously comes from daredevil genes. The look on his face when his dad takes him racing on the Russian Dzhimhane track proves tha...

WATCH: Officer Resigns After Drag Racing With Other Motorcyclist (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.15.2013 | Crime

UPDATE The Montgomery Advertiser reports that the officer who resigned after video surfaced of him allegedly drag racing has been reinstated. Martha E...

WATCH: Family's SUV Struck By Street Racer In Horrific Crash

AP | Posted 12.21.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Miami police say three people were killed when a car that was drag racing struck a sport utility vehicle. The Miami Herald reports that the ...

Sheriff Department's Hot New Rides Come From Criminal Activity

Posted 10.12.2012 | Detroit

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department is riding high after a judge at a Thursday forfeiture hearing awarded the agency six cars used for illegal drag ...

Teen Girls With A 'Need For Speed' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2012 | Teen

"Ever since I was little, I had a need for speed," said 15-year-old Ashley Weber told the New Jersey Star-Ledger. The New Jersey teen, along with ...

WATCH: Is This The Death Of Drag Racing?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.26.2012 | Los Angeles

Southern California is where hot rod racing began, but nowadays there are hardly any places left to rev your speedy wheels legally. Mae Ryan's video f...

Drag Racing Returns

Steve Parker | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business
Steve Parker

So check out the Winternationals and the N.H.R.A. this season. If you get a chance, go to an event. Like most motorsports, it's impossible to appreciate except in person.

Motor Racing, 2012

Steve Parker | Posted 03.18.2012 | Sports
Steve Parker

NASCAR gets ancient throttle body fuel injection to replace ancient carburetors, Formula 1 still isn't coming to America and IndyCar is striving to just stay alive. Let's take a stroll...

8-year-old Girl Is Now World's Youngest Drag Racer (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2011 | Weird News

Most girls would be happy to celebrate turning eight with a party. Belle Wheeler celebrated her on Sept. 23 it by setting a record -- as the world's y...

WATCH: Steering Wheel Optional?

Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

We've never done any drag racing ourselves, but we're pretty sure you need a functioning steering wheel in order to do it. Perhaps this funny car driv...

Jimmie Johnson Should Quit NASCAR

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Steve Parker

As they might say down South, JJ should "get out now while the gettin's good."

Tim Hay Dead: Texas Driver Dies At Iowa Raceway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

OSKALOOSA, Iowa — A drag racer has died of injuries from a crash at Eddyville Raceway Park in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Track co-owner Scott Gardner say...

Neal Parker DEAD: Drag Racer Killed In Horrific Crash

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — A drag racing driver ran through a containment area at the end of a track and died of head injuries after crashing his alcoho...