Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, poses with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert and the Coors Light Pole Award after qualiyfing for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Missourian McMurray Motors at Martinsville

Joplin native takes pole position for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

10/24/2014

Rusty Wallace in 2012 file photo (Getty/Streeter Lecka)

Rusty Wallace Mourns Death Of Championship Car Owner

NHRA legend Raymond Beadle was Arnold, Mo. native’s boss for 1989 Winston Cup title

10/20/2014

AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals champions, from left, Jerry Savoie, Dave Connolly, Courtney Force, and Antron Brown on September 28, 2014 in Madison, Illinois (NHRA.com photo).

Courtney Force Wins Gateway Race

Daughter of drag racing legend John Force is first female to win back-to-back Funny Car events.

09/28/2014

Doug Kalitta stunned everyone when he blasted to the top of the Top Fuel order with a 3.758 at 325.45 mph, top speed for the weekend. Kalitta's run held through several challenges in the final session to give him his 42nd No. 1 start. Tony Schumacher (3.768) and Shawn Langdon (3.780) were the second- and third-quickest drivers in Q4. (NHRA.com photo)

Doug Kalitta Is NHRA Saturday Star at Gateway

Three-time Top Fuel Dragster winner at local track will go for another on Sunday

09/27/2014

John Force competes in day one of qualifying at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill. on September 26, 2014 (NHRA.com photo)

John Force Leads Way At Gateway

Veteran NHRA driver tops in Friday’s Funny Car qualifying at Gateway Motorsports Park

09/26/2014

Getty/Rusty Jarrett file photo

NHRA Roars Into Gateway

Drag racing’s best competing this weekend at Metro-East track

09/26/2014

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Local Racetrack Responds to Tony Stewart Tragedy

Tri-City Speedway orders drivers not to walk on the track, unless they are in danger.

08/31/2014

2011 St. Louis Auto Show

The KMOX Auto Show with Greg Damon

Here is Saturday, August 30th’s entire hour-long episode of the Auto Show. Greg’s guests included Mike Right of AAA and Kevin Gundaker, owner of Tricity Raceway.

08/30/2014

Getty/Jared C. Tilton

Local Track Gets 2015 NASCAR Truck Race

Gateway Motorsports Park to host June 13 event

08/26/2014

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's/Cheez-It Ford, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Carl Edwards To Join Joe Gibbs Racing

Missouri native jumping from Ford to Toyota & will be sponsored by Arris

08/19/2014

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