Tag: First

2020 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Premium first drive review

When the Toyota Supra stopped selling stateside after the Mark IV generation in 1998, its top-spec Turbo variant had an MSRP of $ 40,508. Amid a dying sports car market, it cost way more than most were willing to pay for it. At the time, buyers could opt for the much hotter BMW E36 M3 for…

Langdon races to first NHRA Funny Car victory

6:51 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Shawn Langdon won the Funny Car title in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Sunday to become the second driver to win in both the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories at zMAX Dragway and the 17th in NHRA history with wins in both categories.…

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI first drive

With more than 300 turns laid out over the course of 11 miles, the Tail of the Dragon is not a road for the casual driver. Situated at the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, this section of Route 129 sports a winding layout that follows a trail originally stamped out by bison that were…

Chicago heads to the polls to elect city's first black woman as mayor

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose between two African-American women running for mayor, with the winner of the historic vote inheriting a city steeped in violent crime and wracked by fiscal woes. FILE PHOTO: Chicago mayoral election candidate Lori Lightfoot speaks during a news conference after attending…

Texas Tech makes its first men’s Final Four

ANAHEIM, CALIF.—Texas Tech is heading to its first men’s Final Four thanks to a kid from Italy who made the big shots and a defence that refuses to rest. Davide Moretti opened up a late lead with the two most important three-pointers of his life, Tariq Owens came up with a big rejection and the…