Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Harley-Davidson’s New Milwaukee-Eight Engine Debuts With Drag Racing Inspired Intake

The Milwaukee-Eight Harley-Davidson Engine

Harley-Davidson motorcycles have always been defined by their engines. Owners and loyalists know the names and nicknames for each successive powerplant version. A new engine

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IDBL News

IDBL Bikini Contest

IDBL’s Bike Fest Hotter Than Usual

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League’s™ (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest is always known for it’s good times and ... [+]
Korry Hogan

WPGC Bike Fest Ready to Rock MDIR

The nation’s biggest motorcycle drag racing and culture event has one-upped its game. The always mega-huge WPGC Bike Fest will feature ... [+]
Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Shaping Up to be Biggest Yet! July 29-31 Maryland International Raceway

Please make your plans now to be apart of history! The IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 29-31 ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Joey Gladstone

Joey Gladstone to Enter Pro Stock Motorcycle at NHRA U.S. Nationals

One of the nation's top no-bar racers is headed to the world's most prestigious drag race. After a test session in Indianapolis ... [+]
Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Score Wins at Lucas Oil Nationals

PSE/Star Racing riders Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed both raced to the second round of eliminations this afternoon at the 35th ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Lucas Oil’s Hector Arana Jr. Dials Up Another Semifinal Finish

Lucas Oil Racing TV rider Hector Arana Jr. continued to serve notice that he's a threat in the Pro Stock Motorcycle ... [+]
Angie Smith

Victory Motorcycles Riders Matt and Angie Smith Leave Brainerd Wanting More

Cheered on by an enthusiastic group of Polaris employees up for the Twin Cities, Victory Motorcycles factory riders Matt and Angie ... [+]
matt smith

Victory Motorcycles pros Matt and Angie Smith Trying Hard to Impress Bosses in Brainerd

With more than 180 Polaris and Victory Motorcycle employees visiting from the Twin Cities, Victory Motorcycles factory riders Matt and Angie ... [+]
Hector Arana

Sponsor’s Race a Special Event for Lucas Oil Veteran Hector Arana Sr.

The Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway is a special event for every racer backed by the ... [+]

Dragbike News

Kevin White Dragbike

Atco’s Motorcycle U.S. Nationals are on as Non-IDBL Event, Top Fuel to Sit Out

Motorcycle drag racing’s own version of “The Big Go” returns to New Jersey’s historic and bike-friendly Atco Dragway for the 47th ... [+]
John “Spooky” Markham

Markham Scores Twice at Big NHDRO Dragbike Race

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series swelled even bigger this past weekend with the NHDRO Summer Celebration and Big Money ... [+]
Jeremy Teasley

Big Money up for Grabs at NHDRO

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series is putting on what might be the world’s most lucrative motorcycle bracket race. Brian ... [+]
Grudge Dragbike - Jeremy Teasley

Brown Doubles, Paquette Streaks at NHDRO Louisville Dragbike Race

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series delivered a strong weekend of pro, sportsman, and grudge action in brilliant sunshine when ... [+]
Jeremy Teasley vs. Richard Gadson

Ali Attitude Alive at NHDRO Louisville

Many called NHDRO’s first trip to Louisville’s Ohio Valley Raceway “The Greatest,” with more grudge races locking in and knocking out ... [+]
Ryan Oehler

AMRA ProMod Dragbikes Survive Bowling Green’s Summer Shootout Heat Wave

June 25-26 marked the halfway point of the season for the AMRA’s ProMod series and also showed its biggest field of bikes ... [+]
Rick Stetson

New England Hot Rod Hall of Fame to induct Rick Stetson

On Sunday, June 26, 2016, the New England Hot Rod Hall of Fame will induct Rick Stetson, of Northboro, Massachusetts into ... [+]

Image of the Day

Ryan Oehler Winner Circle

Manufacturers Cup

Mark Paquette - winner's circle

Hot Paquette Takes Dragbike Streak to Muggy Memphis, Record Breaking Pro Street Hayabusa is For Sale

The Mark Paquette/McIntosh Machine & Fabrication Pro Street racing team of Mark Paquette and Bud Yoder are on a major win ... [+]

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Industry News

Triumph Rocket Streamliner

Carpenter Racing-Backed Triumph Streamliner Land Speed Record Attempt Dates

Following the successful test session at the Bonneville Salt Flats with the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner, becoming the world’s fastest ever Triumph with ... [+]
Brunson Grothus

Brunson Grothus Wins Pro Extreme Motorcycle at Memphis PDRA

After qualifying on the pole in a very tough field that included defending champion Eric McKinney, Brunson Grothus of Grothus Dragbikes ... [+]
Terence Angela

DME Dragbike Racing Tames MDIR

Winston-Salem’s DME Racing—and indeed everyone on track at the International Drag Bike League’s recent MTC Engineering Summer Nationals—were dealt a tricky ... [+]
Lazer Porting Hayabusa Cylinder Head

Lazer Porting Building Air-Gulping Hayabusa for the Bonneville Salt Flats

Check out this mean, air-gulping, Hayabusa‬ horsepower monster Mike Hubsher from Lazer Porting is building for the Bonneville Salt Flats! Make ... [+]
MPS Dragbike Mount

MPS Tablet Dash Mounts

Motorcycle Performance Specialties is excited to announce the immediate availability of our new Tablet Mount P/N 1-0757 and the Tablet/Dash Mount ... [+]
Tommy "Tombo" Bolton

The First 200 MPH African-American Dragbike Racer – Tommy Bolton

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton is one of the most accomplished and influential African-American motorcycle racers of all-time. Tombo amassed over 25 championships, ... [+]
Orient Express

Orient Express Warns to Watch for GB Racing “Knock-Off” Parts

It has come to our attention that reverse-engineered knock-offs of GB Racing engine protection products have surfaced in the United States. The knock-off ... [+]
Ken Schwartz

The Quickest Lawyer on Two Wheels – Dragbike Racer Ken Schwartz

Good lawyers offer clients a swift and successful verdict. Attorney Ken Schwartz, 48, St. Louis, Mo., is accustomed to getting rapid, rewarding ... [+]

Gallery

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Bob Spina and Peter Geiss Nitro Harley

Harley-Davidson News

Sturgis Motorcycle Drag Racing

The Sturgis Celebration Lives On

Mix nitrous oxide with a healthy dose of tattoos and testosterone, then liberally apply the concoction to high-dollar motorcycles and men, ... [+]
Jay Turner

Jay Turner Closing in on Fifth Nitro Harley Championship, Bob Malloy Still in Contention

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Drag Racing Series will wrap up the 2016 season with four championship titles yet to ... [+]
Ray Price Harley-Davidson Sportster Dragbike

Ray Price’s History Featured in Harley-Davidson Museum Exhibit “Drag Racing: America’s Fast Time”

The drag bike that earned Ray Price the 1979-‘80 NHRA championship is on display during a special summer exhibition at Milwaukee's ... [+]

Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine

Top Fuel News

Ian King

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Smokes Goodwood Festival of Speed – Wild Burnout

The Gulf Oil Dragracing team were once again honoured to be invited by the Earl of March and Kinrara to appear ... [+]
Dave Vantine

More Top Fuel Motorcycle Fives, Another Win for Dave Vantine

For three years in a row, David Vantine and his screaming yellow Vantine Nitrosports bike have laid down three 5-second passes ... [+]
Jay Turner 2016 Nitro Motorcycle Champion

Jay Turner Wins IHRA Nitro Harley Championship Despite Not Qualifying

The Northern Nationals was not short on suspense and unexpected twists and turns throughout the day and night. The International Hot ... [+]
Larry McBride working

After Taking New Bike to First Final, Larry “Spiderman” McBride Makes Triumphant IDBL Return at Maryland International Raceway, July 29-31

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride's first back-to-back race weekends got off to a successful start at the ManCup HTP ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Set to Begin First Back-to-Back Stretch with New Bike

After debuting a new motorcycle for the first time in more than 20-years, 2016 has been a season of milestones for ... [+]
Chris Hand

Chris Hand to Undergo Back Surgery, Likely to Miss Remainder of Season

Top Fuel veteran Chris Hand will undergo lower back surgery on Friday July, 22nd. The procedure will likely cause the pilot of ... [+]
Ian King

Ian King’s Record Breaking 5 x 5’s

The Gulf Oil Top Fuel Motorcycle Dragracing team kicked off their new season in style with consistency of the highest order, a ... [+]
Bob Malloy

Bob Malloy Win IHRA President’s Cup Nationals Fueled by Sunoco

Bob Malloy set the IHRA elapsed time national record on his way to the winner's circle at the IHRA President's Cup ... [+]
Larry McBride

McBride Scores Star’s Second Round Win, Applauds Longtime Friend Chris Hand’s Victory

For Top Fuel legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride's team, this past weekend marked another positive step forward; another race with a five-second ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Working Hard in Preparation of Star’s Second Race, Signs New Sponsor

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 15-time champion Larry "Spiderman" McBride is making some final adjustments to his beloved motorcycle "Star" before ... [+]

Nitro Dragbike Image of the Day

Larry McBride

Columns

Mexican Dragbike Series

Drag Bike Racing Down South – A Look at Mexico’s National Series

Love for fast motorcycles is like a universal language. No matter where one goes it seems it's always possible to find ... [+]
Dragbike Slick

The First Dragbike Slick

The Long Beach Night Drags in 1956 marked the appearance of a new type of tire from the Cadet Tire Company ... [+]
Dave Schultz

The Pioneers of Pro Stock Motorcycle: 1973-2000 – Part 2

Motorcycle drag racing journalist John Stein is back with his multi-part series dedicated to the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Click here, ... [+]
Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers

Celebrating and Reflecting on 30 Exciting Seasons of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racing

When Pro Stock Motorcycle officially became a professional category in the National Hot Rod Association, Ronald Regan was President, a Ford ... [+]
Reggie Showers On the set of RPM 2Night with John Kernan.

Reggie Showers – A Closer Look the Inspirational, World’s Fastest Amputee

Enjoy a look back at one of the most inspirational men in not only motorcycle drag racing, but in all of ... [+]