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  • Motorsports

    NASCAR, NHRA championship runs get underway this week

    It’s just a coincidence both the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup and NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will start the championship portion of their respective schedules this week.NASCAR will be in Chicago for the beginning of its 10-race schedule that will finish Nov. 19 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, which escaped major damage from the recent Hurricane Irma. Sixteen drivers are in the playoffs and four are eliminated after three-race segments until the surviving quartet battle for...

  • High School Sports

    Brewster: Will shoe endorsement put damper on Melo Ball’s college eligibility ?

    Random thoughts for a Tuesday morning, wondering whatever happened to Zach Oliver, 2008 CIF Southern Section Division IV cross country champion out of Ontario Christian High SchoolHere’s a thought that will bewilder basketball fans — from the prep, collegiate and professional levels — until the spring of 2019: Will LaMelo Ball be able to fulfill his commitment to play for UCLA? Or will the youngest of the three brother from Chino Hills join a list that...

  • Motorsports

    Trevor Huddleston closing in on two driving titles

    This will be an important month for 21-year-old Trevor Huddleston of Agoura Hills as he closes in on a pair of driving championships: one at his home track at Irwindale Speedway and the other a national crown on the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.On Saturday night at Irwindale, Huddleston will lead the field in the 18th race of the 22-race Late Model Division season. He enters the event with 11 wins and a 68-point lead (824-756) over teammate Dylan Garner of Yorba Linda. Ryan...

  • Motorsports

    California Lightning Sprints hit Perris with plenty on the line

    California Lightning Sprints make their final appearance of the season Saturday night at Perris Auto Speedway, with the points lead and championship still in contention.“We love going to Perris because it always has a big crowd and it is the premier dirt track in the country,” said Bobby Michnowicz, a four-time series champion and CLS president. “It is also the fastest track we race at and that is good experience for the quarter midget graduates and the other...

  • Motorsports

    Robert Hight bringing heat to NHRA Funny Cars

    Robert Hight is the hottest Funny Car driver in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series as it nears the end of the regular season. He’ll roll into Brainerd International Raceway having won two of the most current three NHRA national events and last weekend’s Night Under Fire match race last week in Norwalk, Ohio.He’s moved into third place in the points race behind Ron Capps and Matt Hagan. In fact, the Auto Club-sponsored driver for John Force Racing is just...

  • Motorsports

    Irwindale Speedway unfortunately appears to be done

    Once again, and probably for the final time, Irwindale Speedway has announced it is closing.The half-mile oval dodged a similar bullet in 2011 when it closed for but reopened in 2013. It’s highly unlikely one of the best short tracks in the country will get another reprieve.Now, with the racetrack set to close in January, the question is what the new shopping area will be called.“In all honesty, we were here and in it for the long haul. In fact, we were in...

  • Motorsports

    Todd Gilliland nears NASCAR history in K&N East race

    Todd Gilliland, the 17-year-old stock car driver who used to live in Chino Hills, is on the verge of making NASCAR history Friday at Watkins Glen International for a K&N Pro Series East race.The son of former NASCAR Cup driver David Gilliland and grandson of one-time NASCAR Winston West champion Butch Gilliland is in the field for the Finger Lakes Wine Country 100. Winner of three of the past four East races, Gilliland trails series leader Harrison Burton by six points. The...

  • Motorsports

    Current Grand Prix of Long Beach management group gets encouraging report

    On the surface, the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is a very successful annual event — considered by many to be the second-most important open-wheel race in the country — that benefits the city in many ways, financially and in world-wide prestige.But behind the scenes, one of the founders of the race has been working to bring back Formula 1 racing and return as the man in charge. It’s been a fairly quiet ongoing issue for the last three years but a report...

  • Youth sports

    Southern California nation’s hot bed for softball excellence, achievement

    Few, at least those who know best, will argue against a simple fact: Southern California is the nation’s hotbed for softball. Some of the country’s best ball is played here, year in and year out, and has for many years.There are factors at play here that other sections of the country lack, starting with weather. For openers, softball is a year-round sport throughout the state for who wish to participate. While other parts of the United States battle cold weather, rain...

  • Motorsports

    Arizona sprint car drivers bring the heat to Perris

    Think it’s hot here in Southern California? Obviously the answer is yes, but not as warm as it is in Arizona. As a consequence, it’ll be a lot hotter again Saturday night at Perris Auto Speedway.Most tracks in Arizona shut down in June to escape the heat. On June 23, five sprint car teams made the journey to the Riverside County half-mile dirt track to compete in the USAC/CRA Series. Multiple USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series champion R.J. Johnson of Laveen, Arizona...