Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

NHDRO Champ, Top of the G.O.A.T List— Paquette Looks Back on Successful ‘16

Mark Paquette

With or without wheelie bars, Mark Paquette has always been known for setting dragstrips on fire with blistering performance. But in 2016, Paquette—also the tuner

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IDBL News

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2017 IDBL Schedule, a Thrilling, Five-Race, East Coast Championship Chase

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) announced today the 2017 season schedule. The 2017 tour will include five events with four ... [+]
Mike Ostrowski

Tony Ficher Catches IDBL’s Pro Street Dragbike Battle Royale

Tony Ficher was in the final of the very first Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale—the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International ... [+]
Tony Ficher and Justin Shaki

IDBL DME Fall Nationals 2016 Video Highlights

Congratulations to all of the 2016 IDBL champions and thank you to everyone who took part in what was a memorable ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Matt Smith

Victory Motorcycles Returns to Partner with Matt Smith Racing for 2017

Victory Motorcycles will return to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in 2017, as the company will again partner with ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie Interview Following NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Victory

Please enjoy a teleconference interview of newly-crowned NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Jerry Savoie. THE MODERATOR: We'll take questions for Jerry.   Jerry, ... [+]
Matt Smith

Matt Smith Earns First Victory for Victory Motorcycles

The celebration began before Matt Smith and his Victory Motorcycles Gunner crossed the finish line.   Smith earned his first victory of the ... [+]
Jerry Savoie and Tim Kulungian

Jerry Savoie Wins NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship

At the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle season finale from Pomona, Calif., Jerry Savoie earned his first career world championship after he ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

Thrilling Pro Stock Motorcycle Race between Hines, Krawiec and Savoie to be Decided at NHRA Finals

Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec are used to competing against one another for NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships, ... [+]
Andrew Hines, Eddie Krawiec

Hines and Krawiec Prepare for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Battle at Final Race

For Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines riders Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec, the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series has ... [+]

Dragbike News

Mark Paquette

NHDRO Champ, Top of the G.O.A.T List— Paquette Looks Back on Successful ‘16

With or without wheelie bars, Mark Paquette has always been known for setting dragstrips on fire with blistering performance. But in ... [+]
Jason Dunigan

2016 = 4 Dragbike Championships, BAMF for DME

2016 was another dramatically successful year for motorcycle drag racing powerhouse DME Racing, as the Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based team collected two ... [+]
Brunson Grothus

Brunson Grothus Riding Momentum into Tight ManCup Pro Mod Points Fight

It's been a banner year for talented dragbike pilot Brunson Grothus. After securing a pair of wins in the PDRA series, ... [+]
Ryan Oehler

AMRA Pro Mod Dragbikes Hot Heading Into Final Race

Holy Hot, for a fall race at Kentucky’s Beech Bend Raceway the ProMod class made it even hotter.  The ProMod class ... [+]
Trent Hindman

Trent Hindman Aiming to Cap Off a Summer of Success for Trim-Tex Motorsports

Talented, Trim-Tex Drywall Products-backed sports car racer Trent Hindman knows exactly what he wants for his 21st birthday - a victory ... [+]
Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey

Star Racing Heads to Charlotte With Two Riders in Pro Stock Motorcycle Countdown

It’s the best case scenario for the PSE/Star Racing Buell team of Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed. Both have raced their ... [+]
Ryan Oehler

Keeping up with AMRA ProMod Dragbike

The month of August gives a little break to many of the classes of the AMRA, but there is no rest ... [+]

Image of the Day

Sam Wills

Manufacturers Cup

ManCup Presented by Vance and Hines

ManCup Dragbike Racing Video Coverage

Enjoy live coverage of the ManCup Mann Hill Garage World Finals from Valdosta, Ga. courtesy of MotormaniaTV. [+]

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Industry News

Eric McKinney

Championship, Wins, Records for Dragbike Racing’s McKinney Motorsports

The McKinney Motorsports team rolled into Valdosta’s South Georgia Motorsports Park with a third straight Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) championship ... [+]
Eric McKinney PDRA Champion

Eric McKinney’s Astounding Pro Extreme Dragbike Championship Streak Extends to Five

Many dragbike racers spend their entire lives tirelessly striving for a coveted and elusive season-championship. A select few are fortunate enough ... [+]
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Dragbike Legend Bob Carpenter Eyes New Motorsports Accolade, Denounces Flow Bench

Motorcycle drag racing legend Bob Carpenter has been involved in a lot of unique projects throughout his more than 40 years ... [+]
Trent Hindman, Trim-Tex Motorsports

Trim-Tex Motorsports Wins SCCA National Championship Runoffs

It's been a banner year for Trim-Tex Motorsports.  In multiple forms of racing the respected drywall product manufacturer is piling up ... [+]
Trent Hindman

Trent Hindman Aiming to Cap Off a Summer of Success for Trim-Tex Motorsports

Talented, Trim-Tex Drywall Products-backed sports car racer Trent Hindman knows exactly what he wants for his 21st birthday - a victory ... [+]
Dalton Perry and Leah Spivey

Perry’s Performance to Race Pro Mod

Dalton Perry and Leah Spivey of successful, upstart dragbike speed shop Perry's Performance are thrilled to realize a dream and enter ... [+]
Cycledrag.com Custom Painted Helmet

Custom Painted Helmets and Body Work from Rippin Designs

Cycledrag.com found a great way to add some flair to your race program. Unforgettable, unique custom painted helmets and bodywork provide ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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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 ... [+]

Korry Hogan Crash

Top Fuel News

Team Larry McBride, Joe Koenig, 16th championshi

A Comeback for the Ages – Larry “Spiderman” McBride Reflects on Capturing 16th Career Championship

The look on Larry "Spiderman" McBride's face after the ManCup season-opener in April said it all -  "This won't be easy." Back ... [+]
Larry McBride New Top Fuel Motorcycle

McBride Wins 16th Championship and Runs Career Best Run on New Bike

Larry "Spiderman" McBride and team made a long night of Thursday maintenance pay off with Star's best run yet at 5.83 ... [+]
Larry McBride Pit Work

Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Crew Put in Long Day of Testing and Wrenching Prior to ManCup Finals

Larry "Spiderman" McBride is known as a very punctual racer who arrives to events well in advance. The Spiderman is extremely ... [+]
Elmer Trett Plaque

Elmer Trett to be Honored During the 40th annual Mann Hill Garage ManCup World Finals

The ManCup motorcycle drag racing sanction is pleased to announce a new award of high honor available to Top Fuel motorcycle ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

McCarthy’s Take – Clash of Dragbike Titans: Sam Wills Vs. Larry McBride (Kind of)

Dragbike racing journalist and photographer Tom McCarthy gives us his take on the exciting season-sending points battle in Top Fuel Motorcycle. Coming ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson wins IHRA 400 Thunder East Coast Nationals in Australia

Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Motorcycle Team won the IHRA 400 Thunder East Coast Nationals.  Matheson Top Qualified ... [+]
Larry "Spideman" McBride's Wall Trophies

Tenacious McBride Fighting for 16th Top Fuel Championship at Season Finale

It's a comeback that would make Rocky Balboa proud. Dragbike legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride has overcome a mountain of adversity over the ... [+]
Larry "Drums" Brancaccio

Top Fuel Harley Dragbike Legend Larry “Drums” Brancaccio Passes

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the passing of talented, colorful and memorable Nitro Harley legend Larry "Drums" Brancaccio.  According to friends, ... [+]
Peter Geiss

Peter Geiss Wins Ray Price Top Fuel Title at the Rock

All the big guns went out early and Peter Geiss of Huntington, N.Y., beat Tii Tharpe of East Bend, N.C., to ... [+]
Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine

IDBL Top Fuel Grudge Race On – McBride and Vantine Welcoming Another Opportunity at Dragbike Racing History

July 27th, 2014 is a footnote in motorcycle drag racing history. Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride and then second-year racer ... [+]

Nitro Dragbike Image of the Day

Larry McBride autograph

Columns

Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie Proves You Can Have Strength Without Numbers

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Jack Romine

All Harley Drag Racing Alive and Well with the AMRA

On October 15 -16, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending the 25th Annual AMRA, Jim McClure/Ray Price, Nitro Nationals, as ... [+]
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, ... [+]