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Weekend wrap-up: Langdon earns first Wally of 2014

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NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series – Reigning Top Fuel champ Shawn Langdon won his first event of 2014 on Sunday, taking home the Wally from the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway in Tennessee. Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also won at Bristol.

Sprint Cup Series – Jimmie Johnson led 39 laps on his way to his third win in the last four races, taking checkered flag in the Quicken Loans 400 on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick, who led a race-high 63 laps, finished second, followed by Brad Keselowski, Paul Menard and Kasey Kahne.

Nationwide Series – Menard did a little moonlighting on Saturday, taking home the win in the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 at Michigan. Sam Hornish Jr. finished second, followed by two more moonlighting drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kyle Busch. Brian Scott rounded out the top five.

Camping World Truck Series – Darrell Wallace Jr. took home the second win of his young career Saturday night at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis. German Quiroga earned a career-best second place finish, followed by veterans Timothy Peters, Johnny Sauter and Ron Hornaday Jr.

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