Defending Men’s Wheelchair Division Champion Marcel Hug Withdraws From Boston Marathon

The 126th Boston Marathon is set to begin Monday with thousands of participants competing in the first large-scale Patriots Day race since 2019. Early Monday, the Boston Athletic Association announced that Marcel Hug of Switzerland and Sho Watanabe of Japan, withdrew from the race. Hug is the defending men’s wheelchair division champion, five-time Boston winner … Read more

Horse Racing: Showpiece could be double step

Self-confident winning the race on Thursday night. Photo/File. After a dazzling opening run of New Zealand’s first slots race, the The host club is considering adding another next season, this time for trotters. And the Waikato-Bay Of Plenty Harness Racing Club has the overwhelming support of the coaches as they contemplate what could quickly become … Read more

BMS Notes: Larson is not a fan of Cup Series racing on gravel | Sports

BRISTOL, Tenn. — The driver most widely cited as the favorite to win Sunday’s Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway would prefer not to drive a NASCAR Cup Series car on dirt. “I think everyone assumes my opinion would be, ‘Oh, let’s race dirt every weekend,’” said defending series champion Kyle Larson, whose … Read more

Notable Neighbor Tennille Baker: Teacher Gets an Adrenaline Rush Racing Her Dragster | Local news

When Tennille Baker is not working in the classroom, she can often be found in a garage or on the track. Baker, 45, of Bethlehem, has been racing race cars for about 18 years and teaching for 23 years. Her husband of 21 years, Todd Baker, 49, got her started in racing. Baker spent the … Read more

Local road racing scene warming up | Living

The weather is turning favorable and temperatures are steadily rising. Spring is just around the corner and that means the local racing scene will heat up in a matter of weeks. With COVID-19 restrictions eased across the country, racing is returning to pre-pandemic numbers and people are getting more excited. The following is a look … Read more

2022 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Free Practice 1 Report – F1 Racecast – March 18 to March 20

SAKHIR, Bahrain — Defending champion Max Verstappen finished day one of the new Formula 1 season as the fastest driver after narrowly beating Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc for the best time in Friday practice. Verstappen’s Red Bull lapped the Bahrain International Circuit in 1:31.936 to go 0.087s faster than Leclerc, with both drivers using the soft … Read more

Iditarod mushers compete with Nome jockey for position to complete top 10

Pete Kaiser leads his dog team on the Susitna River after the restart at Willow. (Bill Roth/DNA) Although one winner has already reached the arch in Nome, the next round of overnight finishes in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race had the potential to be even more exciting and unpredictable. Intense windstorms along the Norton … Read more