Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School Returns for 15th Season

Rickey Gadson

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School (RGDRS) is launching its 15th year with a major change to the schedule. “Since the schools inception in 2001, it’s

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Dragbike News

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Skooter Peaco Named Interim President of IHRA after Scott Gardner Resigns

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) (the "Company") (www.IHRA.com) announced that the IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE) Board of Directors (the ... [+]
Travis Pastrana Nitro Circus

Why it Was a Breakthrough Year for Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus; No Signs of Slowing Down in 2016

2015 tells the story of a breakthrough year for Nitro Circus, the action sports entertainment collective led by extreme sports legend ... [+]
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The Enthusiast Network and IRG Sports + Entertainment Announce a Multi-Year Partnership

The world's premier network of enthusiast brands, TEN: The Enthusiast Network (TEN) and IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE) announced a multi-year ... [+]
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2016 Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule

Please find below a list of some of the biggest motorcycle drag racing events in 2016. Please feel free to comment ... [+]
Jack Korpela, Larry McBride

Larry McBride and Others Honored at British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Dinner

The 10th annual British Drag Racing Hall of Fame (BDRHoF) Gala Awards Dinner held on November 21st 2015 at the Savill ... [+]
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Australian Drag Racing Series Moves to Globally Recognized IHRA Sanctioning

Australia's new professional drag racing series, 400 Thunder will be sanctioned by the globally recognized International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) for ... [+]
Kawasaki Racing Trailer

Former Kawasaki Team Manager Comments on Possibility of Factory Semi Back at Dragbike Races Someday

Perhaps no manufacturer has had a more impressive run in the sport of motorcycle drag racing than Kawasaki. A man who can ... [+]

IDBL News

Michael Bayes

2016 IDBL Rulebook Posted

The 2016 IDBL Rulebook has been posted for all classes The "Proposed Draft" of the Pro Street and Real Street rulebooks have ... [+]
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IDBL 2016 Schedule

Make your plans to be a part of the 2016 IDBL season. [+]
Dave Vantine

IDBL Battle Royale to Angela, Championships to Many

The two-week delay—caused by Hurricane Joaquin—of the Mickey Thompson Tires International Drag Bike League’s 23rd annual DME Racing Fall Nationals and ... [+]

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Mike Pearce AMRA 2014 CHAMPION

Columns

Steve Johnson

The Birth of Pro Stock Motorcycle: Part 1

Although not the fastest or loudest or flashiest form of motorcycle drag racing, Pro Stock Motorcycle has nevertheless become synonymous with ... [+]
Jacob Green Dragbike Burnout

Motorcycle Drag Racing: Behind the Handlebars

Hey there, Cycledrag readers. My name is Jacob Green. I am 18 years old, and I live in Wichita, Kansas. I have ... [+]
Walt Timblin, Monty Campbell

Walt Timblin and Experts Believe a Modern Funny Bike, Built Right, Could Run Fives

This past winter on the Cycledrag.com Facebook page and also the Dragbike Racing page, (please be sure to "Like" this page for ... [+]
Gary Clark

Remembering Funny Bike Champion Gary Clark

Great motorcycle drag racing champions seem to leave this world as quickly as they blasted down the quarter-mile. Or maybe that's ... [+]
Garrett Wood

Long Live the Two-Strokes, Garrett Wood Sets Super Eliminator Record in Memphis

A contemporary dragbike fan could read about a recent record on a Kawasaki H2 and immediately picture Team Green's brand new, ... [+]
Nitro Harley

A Bit of Indy Car Comes to Nitro Harley

A bit of Indy car comes to Nitro Harley   Some say necessity is the mother of invention. Not a bad train of ... [+]

Manufacturers Cup

Jeremy Teasley

Another all-RS Dragbike Motorsports Final for Teasley

Roger Starrette’s RS Motorsports stable of nitrous-huffing Kawasaki ZX14s returned to the track in a big way at the Kibblewhite/Mann Hill ... [+]
Kirby Apathy

Did You Notice? Dragbike Observations at the MANCUP World Finals

Here’s a few observations from my various wanderings about the track and grounds of the South Georgia Motorsports Park during the ... [+]

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Industry News

Rickey Gadson

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School Returns for 15th Season

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School (RGDRS) is launching its 15th year with a major change to the schedule. "Since the schools inception ... [+]
Brock Davidson

Brock Davidson Talks Dragbikes vs. Sportbikes in Motorcycle Drag Racing

Motorcycle drag racing has evolved and changed considerably in the last decade and a half. Perhaps the most noticeable difference is ... [+]
Cecil Towner, Kevin Gilham, Ryan Schintz

Well Known Dragbike Veteran Gilham and Partner Taking Lectron to New Heights, on and off Pavement

For decades, the most famous, popular and advanced carburetor in drag racing was the innovative and versatile Lectron.  And for seemingly ... [+]
MPS Dial-In Board

MPS Dial-in Board and Mount

Motorcycle Performance Specialties is excited to announce the immediate availability of our new MPS Dial Board and Mount! The dial in ... [+]
Grothus Dragbikes

Grothus Dragbikes Acquires Considerable PMFR Inventory, Entering Wheel Business

Grothus Dragbikes (GDB) of Davenport, Iowa, a leading supplier of motorcycle drag racing chassis components and race products, just took its ... [+]
Tommy Bolton

Tommy Bolton Dragbike Team Bolstered by Several Strong Partnerships in 2016

Motorcycle racing recession? Not for Team Tombo. Tommy "Tombo" Bolton, Oklahoma City, Okla., has had a passion for making motorcycles go quicker since ... [+]
Myler's Radiators

Keep Your Motorcycle Running Cool with Myler’s Radiators

You know here at Cycledrag.com we are always on the look-out to find you the absolute best products and services. We found ... [+]
Eric McKinney Celebrates 5th PDRA Championship

Eric McKinney Celebrates 4th Straight Pro Extreme Motorcycle Championship

Eric McKinney celebrated his second straight Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) championship at the organization’s lavish 2015 banquet, held in conjunction ... [+]

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NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Angelle Sampey

NHRA Announces Live Streaming Program for 2016

NHRA will launch a premium live streaming service, anticipated to start in March 2016, which will deliver live video streams from ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Some of NHRA’s Fastest Racers React to New Rule Concerning Records

Reaction by some of the fastest racers in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series to the new rule eliminating the ... [+]
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NHRA About to Usher in a New Era

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will venture boldly into a brand new era when the tradition-rich Circle K NHRA ... [+]

Bikes in the lanes in Atco

Dragbike Blows Tire

Top Fuel News

Dave Vantine

Top Fuel Motorcycle University – Team McBride Produces Record-Setters

Learning to race a nitro methane-fueled, 240-plus mph Top Fuel Motorcycle is daunting and unforgiving.  A mistake could be a matter ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson Makes Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship Intentions Clear

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels has made his 2016 Championships season intentions clear. Matheson a multiple Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion ... [+]
Larry McBride

Larry “Spiderman” McBride 2016 Schedule

Make your plans to see 15-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry "Spiderman" McBride in person this season. With McBride debuting a ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson Breaks 15-Year Old Track Record at Australian Nationals

Multiple Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson shined at the Australian Nationals at Calder Park Raceway in Melbourne last weekend. Matheson ... [+]
Tommy Grimes and Ray Price

Tommy Grimes Seeking Ride in 2016, Stunned at Retirement of Ray Price Racing

The past few months have been an unmitigated emotional roller coaster for talented Nitro Harley racer Tommy Grimes. After another dominant season, ... [+]
Chris Matheson Top Fuel Motorcycle

Chris Matheson Ominous in Top Fuel Motorcycle

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels has sent a clear message to his competitors at the opening round of the new ... [+]
Larry McBride Cyclinder

Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s Cause of Near-Career Ending Explosion Revealed

At the IDBL U.S. Nationals from Atco, N.J., on Sept. 13, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride suffered a near-career ... [+]
Ray Price Motorsports Team

Ray Price Motorcycle Drag Racing Team Announces Retirement

The motorcycle drag strip dominated by the Ray Price Motorsports Racing Team will go quiet with the official announcement of the ... [+]
Larry McBride

Exciting Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Trim-Tex Race Program Starting to Take Shape

It's all coming together. In early December at the Performance Racing Industry show from Indianapolis, Ind., 15-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry ... [+]
Dave Vantine's Orient Express Pro Mod

Dave Vantine says Larry McBride’s Fire Hit Close to Home, Vantine Aiming for 5.60s in 2016

It was like a bad dream. Sunday of the IDBL U.S. Nationals from Atco, N.J., Sept. 13, 2015 is a day that ... [+]

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Larry "Drums" Brancaccio

Harley-Davidson News

NHRA Harley Davidson Drag Racing Series

2016 NHRA Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule

Officials from NHRA today announced the 2016 NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series schedule. The popular series, highlighted by the Top Fuel ... [+]
Janette Thornley

Janette Thornley Announces New Sponsor

Janette Thornley, owner and operator of a nitro burning, carbureted, 121 cid Pro Fuel and Dream Chaser Racin’ is very pleased ... [+]
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IHRA Unveils 2016 Drag Racing Series Schedule

International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) officials and IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG) unveiled the 2016 IHRA Drag Racing Series schedule today. ... [+]
Tommy Grimes

Tommy Grimes Dominates Nitro Harley at The Rock

NHRA champion Tommy Grimes maintained his dominance at Rockingham Dragway Sunday by beating fellow Carolinian and newly-crowned IHRA champion Jay Turner ... [+]
Jay Turner

Jay Turner Takes Center Stage to Celebrate 2015 IHRA Nitro Harley Championship

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) racers, sponsors, family and friends gathered Sunday evening to celebrate the 2015 Nitro Jam Drag ... [+]