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Racing News: Tanner Foust Wins World RX of Finland

On the same weekend, FOX athletes took multiple class wins and the overall victory in Baja, were triumphant at a short-course rock race in California and swept the podium at Australia’s biggest desert race—the Finke.

NHRA: Hagan, Brown, Nobile, Arana Jr. Race to Wins in Chicago

HAGAN, BROWN, NOBILE, ARANA JR. RACE TO WINS IN CHICAGO: Matt Hagan ended an 11-race winless streak in Funny Car with a victory last Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway.

Movers & Shakers: Rockland Boulders Hosts Collector Car Appreciation Day Event at Provident Bank Park

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: Motovicity, Rockland Boulders, Stacey David's "GearZ," Performance Industry Publishing and Enerpulse Technologies.

Racing News: Patrik Sandell Wins Red Bull Global Rallycross

Patrik Sandell from the Olsbergs MSE team scored the win in the Kobalt Tools Ford Fiesta ST last weekend at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. Through two days of tough heat racing, Sandell never finished lower than second to bypass the Last Chance Qualifier and advance directly to the Final, where he had a front-row starting position. The Kobalt Tools driver held the lead position for all 10 laps to the checkered flag. Sandell is now tied for third in the championship standings.

NHRA: Schumacher, Capps, Connolly and Smith Win in Epping

Ron Capps raced to his first victory of the season in Funny Car Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock) and Angie Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at New England Dragway. Capps drove his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger to the win over Alexis DeJoria with a 4.095-second run at 315.19 mph to claim the 41st victory of his career.

Movers & Shakers: Roadwire Expands Into New World Headquarters; Royal Purple to Appear in New "Transformers" Movie

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: Roadwire, Royal Purple and Ingersoll Rand.

NHRA: Langdon, Johnson and Enders-Stevens Win in Bristol

LANGDON, JOHNSON AND ENDERS-STEVENS SECURE WINS IN BRISTOL: Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon claimed his first victory of the season last Sunday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Bristol Dragway. Langdon raced to his first Bristol Dragway victory and ninth win of his career defeating points leader Doug Kalitta.
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