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

Mike Kelly (CBS Radio)

Sports On A Sunday Morning: John Mozeliak, Kevin Demoff, Dan McLaughlin, Dan Reardon, Ron Jacober & More

Dan McLaughlin & John Mozeliak on Cardinals, Kevin Demoff on Rams, Dan Reardon on PGA Championship, Ron Jacober on history of Baltimore Orioles & Alex Ferrario with “Baseball Road trips” author Tim Mullins.

08/10/2014

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Fastenal Ford, right, talks with crew chief Jimmy Fennig in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Carl Edwards Leaving Team Roush

Owner Jack Roush announces he and Columbia, Mo. NASCAR driver are parting ways after 11 years

07/27/2014

Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 United States Air Force Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 after the race was called for weather at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Richard Petty Car In Victory Lane At Daytona

Driver Aric Almirola gets 1st checkered flag for #43 since 1999.

07/06/2014

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