Mike Haag

Mike Haag has covered motorsports in San Antonio and South Texas for more than 30 years. In addition to working for the San Antonio Express-News for nearly 28 years, Mike also has co-hosted TrackSmack with Dawn Murphy for 15 race seasons. In addition to being a writer, Mike also teaches English at Floresville High School.

By Mike Haag On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Pro Stock Motorcycle’s LE Tonglet determined to stay at the top with big weekend at NHRA Carolina Nationals

Courtesy of the NHRA CONCORD, N.C. – For the third straight NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship race, there was a different points leader by the end of the event in Pro Stock Motorcycle. After winning More...

By Mike Haag On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Helio Castroneves to be inducted into Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame

Courtesy of TMS Media Relations FORT WORTH, Texas – For the first time in nearly a decade, the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame will be inducting two new members at its annual event that benefits the Speedway Children’s More...

By Mike Haag On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Robert Hight wins consecutive NHRA Funny Car races during the Countdown to the Champions at the Texas Motorplex

ENNIS, Texas – Defending NHRA Funny Car world champion Robert Hight had several good reasons to celebrate after winning the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals on Sunday at the Texas Motorplex. Robert Hight. NHRA photo For More...

By Mike Haag On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Texan Steve Torrence secures his first Top Fuel victory at Texas Motorplex

ENNIS, Texas – For years NHRA drag racer Steve Torrence has always dreamed about winning a Top Fuel race at the Texas Motorplex. Steve Torrence. NHRA Photo Sunday afternoon at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, More...

By Mike Haag On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday Notebook

ENNIS, Texas – News and notes from Sunday’s AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at the Texas Motorplex. Close but no cigar:  Jeg Coughlin’s bid for an 81st victory in the Pro Stock class came up short Sunday More...