Only 48 points separate the top three spots in the Top Fuel category, which comes down to the wire at the Finals in Pomona.
Racing News: IRL IndyCar signs six-year sponsorship agreement with IZOD; Toyota pulls out of Formula One, Renault may follow; Jessica Zemken to drive Tony Stewart Racing sprint car in selected events next season; and more.
Racing news: Jean Todt has been elected FIA President, replace Max Mosley; HVM Racing team owner says Robert Doornbos will remain as one
driver for the two-car operation, seeks replacement for second driver E.J. Viso; Elliott Sadler to switch to Ford this weekend at Talladega
Superspeedway, entire team will move to Fords
during off-season; and more.
Racing news: The International Hot Rod Association plans major overhaul of its Nitro Jam racing series; British driver Jenson Button clinched his first Formula One World Driving Championship, first for Brawn Racing; Formula One racers Rubens Barrichello and Nico Rosberg will essentially switch places next season; and more.
News from the track: NASCAR changes start times for 28 events; American Le Mans will be televised by both Speed TV and CBS; Ford and Roush Fenway Racing unveil the racing version of the Ford Mustang; Robert Kubica to drive for Renault during the 2010 Formula One season; and more.
Racing news: Hendrick confirms that there is an opportunity for Danica Patrick to drive a partial schedule in NASCAR; Greg Hodnett earns $50,000 for Morgan Hughes National Open sprint-car win; Team Penske still has no plan for third Indy car driver, Will Power, next season; and more.
Racing News: Danica Patrick signs contract extension with Andretti Green Racing; Peugeot earns its first Petit Le Mans victory; Dave Darland earns 11th 4-Crown Nationals victory at Eldora Speedway; and more.
American Speed Association event set for the Phakisa Freeway Circuit in Welkom, South
Africa; FIA hands down severe punishment to Renault; the Lotus name will return to Formula One racing next season; and more racing news.
Richard Petty Motorsports and Yates Racing agree merger; Bart Hartman wins World 100 dirt-late-model race at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway; Kurt Busch crew chief Pat Tryson to leave Penske Racing and join Michael Waltrip Racing at season's end; and more.
Antron Brown, Tony Pedregon, Jeg Coughlin and Eddie Krawiec look to stay at number one through the playoffs; landmark four-lanes, four-wide race at NHRA Carolinas Nationals, Sunday, September 20; new point system begins this weekend in Concord; and more news from the NHRA.