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Augusta Southern Nationals drag boat racers treat fans to Night of Fire

...28th annual Augusta Southern Nationals Night of Fire on Friday ? a two-hour opportunity for fans to interact with drag boat racers."Just having a chance to meet drivers and see their equipment is why I've been coming to Night of Fire for more than 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-18/augusta-southern-nationals-dr
NASCAR's old guard is glad to see Darlington Raceway back where it started

...once saying the big oval should be filled with water and turned into a stadium-sized bathtub.Still, the longtime NASCAR racer and NBC TV broadcaster never understood the Southern 500 leaving its historic spot on Labor Day weekend after 2003. That ends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-09-03/nascars-old-guard-glad-see
Tony Stewart's attorney says driver didn't see Kevin Ward Jr.

...didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn't have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday.Kevin Ward Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-28/tony-stewarts-attorney-say
'Speed Racer' just spinning its wheels

...into a matrix of their own with "Speed Racer," one which has rendered them completely...lengthy as the movie itself): "'Speed Racer' is for everybody." Seriously? At two...just be disappointed, because "Speed Racer" the movie bears little resemblance to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/09/mov_198131.shtml
Movies
'Racer' speeds to certain disaster

...brothers, who wrote and directed Speed Racer , are to be admired for attempting to develop...power-gulping a super-sized Slurpee, Speed Racer is a textbook case of what can happen when...Japanese cartoon transplants the titular Speed Racer (Emile Hirsch) and his auto racing clan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/11/mov_472747.shtml
Movies
Michigan racer returns with a faster, safer run

...857-second opening run Saturday put Michigan racer John Haas and his Speed Sport Special dragboat...weekend." Haas may have been the fastest racer on the river, but 16-year-old Ashly...the only woman. The youngest licensed racer on the circuit performed admirably in her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/22/oth_136738.shtml
Other sports
RC Racers have the inside track on success

Augusta RC Racers started out nearly 17 years ago, racing...Brooks, the president and founder of RC Racers. "The park has both an off-road and...For information about the Augusta RC Racers, visit www.augusta.rc.freehomepage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/13/ric_544074.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Barrel racers getting votes in

Swing state barrel racers are taking a vacation from the barrage of political ads in their respective...voted early for today's presidential election. "I think barrel racers are the heartbeat of America," she said. "They have all those across-the-board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/02/oth_433201.shtml
Other sports
Drag boat racer dies in crash

...Nationals drag boat races are mourning the death of New Jersey racer John Hipwell, who died Sunday on Lake Yosemite, Calif...spectrators were present at Sunday's event. Jerry Kutz, a fellow racer who went on to win Sunday's Michelob Ultra California Finals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/06/oth_430540.shtml
Other sports
Late racer Jason Leffler to be honored at Chili Bowl in entry driven by Kasey Kahne

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kasey Kahne and Tony Stewart are entering next month's Chili Bowl Nationals in honor of the late racer Jason Leffler.Kahne will drive a car entered in combination with Stewart, Leffler's girlfriend, Julianna Patterson, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-12-18/late-racer-jason-leffler-b