The Formula E motorsport series is pressing ahead with plans to open its season in Saudi Arabia, even as global business leaders have suspended ties with the Gulf kingdom over the disappearance of a journalist.
Students in an environmental geophysics class at the University of South Carolina are measuring ground motion from Top Fuel dragsters in the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway in Concord, North Carolina.
Steve Torrence raced to his fourth straight Top Fuel victory to open the NHRA playoffs in the Carolina Nationals. Torrence beat defending series champion Brittany Force with a 3.703-second run at 329.67 mph.
NASCAR returns to its bootlegging roots by naming Sugarlands Shine, produced by Sugarlands Distilling Company of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, as its official moonshine. Talladega Superspeedway also signed a deal.