Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Karen Stoffer Aiming to Defend Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle Title

Karen Stoffer

It has been a far different start to the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season than it was a year ago for Pro

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IDBL News

Tyler Cammock

IDBL Dragbike Racing Back on Black

After a disappointing rainout in May, the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) returns to action with the MTC Engineering ... [+]
MDIR Grandstands

New Grandstands at Maryland International Raceway add to the Spectator Experience

The capital improvements continue at Maryland International Raceway as new grandstands have been installed on the spectator side of the drag ... [+]
Wilson Vasquez

MetalScorpio Named IDBL’s Inaugural East Coast Nationals Event Title Sponsor

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League ™ (IDBL) proudly announces MetalScorpio as the official event title sponsor for ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Karen Stoffer

Karen Stoffer Aiming to Defend Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle Title

It has been a far different start to the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season than it was a ... [+]
Angie Smith

Angie Smith Feels Her Victory Gunner is Close to a Making a Big Breakthrough

NHRA Drag Racing star Angie Smith loves riding her 2016 Victory Gunner around her home state of North Carolina. Whether she's ... [+]
Chip Ellis

Chip Ellis Packing Pippin Power in Norwalk

Chip Ellis has ridden a lot of sweet bikes in his long motorcycle drag racing career, but none as smooth as ... [+]
Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed

Star Racing Race Preview: Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

Star Racing/Precision Service Equipment Pro Stock Buell racers Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed make their way to the 10th annual Summit ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Lucas Oil Racing TV rider Hector Arana Jr. Would Love to Follow Dad to Norwalk Winner’s Circle

The first victory of Lucas Oil Racing TV racer Hector Arana Jr.'s riding career came at the U.S. Nationals in 2011, ... [+]
Matt Smith

200: Victory Motorcycles rider Matt Smith will reach milestone in Norwalk

Victory Motorcycles rider Matt Smith will reach a career milestone in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals this weekend at Summit ... [+]

Dragbike News

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 ... [+]
Ron Arnold

Paquette, Teasley and NHDRO Dragbikes Blister Gateway

It was no surprise that when the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—brought its high-horsepower, 2-wheeled road show to the St. ... [+]
NHRA Mello Yello Logo 2016

NHRA Releases 2017 Schedule

The 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule was announced today by NHRA officials. The 24-race circuit continues to reach ... [+]
Hari Haapalahti and Richard Gadson

After Meeting on Cycledrag.com Facebook, Innovative and Enthusiastic Gadson and Haapalahti Embark on NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Quest

"The goal for now is to qualify," said upstart team owner Harri Haapalahti, originally of Helsinki, Finland, now of East Meadow, ... [+]
reyes featured

Motorcycle Drag Racing Flashback

Dragbikes have evolved quite a bit over the past half-a-century or so. Here is how it all began. Motorcycles often outran cars ... [+]
BrokenWheel4

Dragbike Wheel Shatters off the Line

As motorcycles are pushed to their utter limits to achieve the lowest possible elapsed-time and highest possible mph, breakage can occur. ... [+]
Jeremy Teasley

NHDRO Thrills in the Indy Chill

NHDRO—the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—powered through unseasonably cold and windy weather with the May Bike Fest on May 13-15 ... [+]

Image of the Day

ALEX FISHBACH American Idol 2

Manufacturers Cup

Dave Schnitz, Jay Regan, Larry McBride

ManCup Expecting Most Exciting Season Yet With Top Fuel Parity, McBride’s New Bike and Vance & Hines Series Backing

ManCup motorcycle drag racing is about a month away from kicking off its sixth season - one many feel could be ... [+]

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Industry News

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 ... [+]
Justin Doucet

Two Wheel Werkz/HMH Motorsports leaves Huntsville with NHDRO Momentum

Pro Street racer Justin Doucet of Two Wheel Werkz brings us up to speed on his team with this blog - When ... [+]
Trim-Tex Racing Helmet

Trim-Tex Continues Tradition of Motorsports Excellence

Successful motorsports marketing can have a tremendous impact on image. For years, when race fans saw DuPont products, they thought about NASCAR ... [+]
Jason Dunigan

That .70s Show for DME Dragbike Racing

Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based DME Racing LOVES Maryland International Raceway in April. The team, with rider Joey Gladstone on the Vance&Hines-sponsored, turbocharged ... [+]
Dan Rudd, MPS Hayabusa burnout

Dan Rudd and MPS take a Nitrous Hayabusa Back To The Bracket Racket Race Again

In this article respected motorcycle drag racer and owner of the acclaimed MPS parts and speed shop, Dan Rudd, tells us ... [+]

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1991 Atco Pro Comp Dragbikes

Harley-Davidson News

IHRA logo

IHRA Announces a Partnership with a Major Marketing Company

The International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) and the world's leading motorsports media and marketing company, Racer Media & Marketing announced a ... [+]
Jay Turner

Top Fuel Harley added to NHRA Vegas Race in April

NHRA officials announced today that the popular Top Fuel Harleys will be added to the competition lineup at the 17th annual ... [+]
Randal Andras and crew

Randal Andras Wins IHRA Nitro Harley Opener

2015 IHRA Nitro Motorcycle World Champion Jay Turner sported a new bike at IHRA's season-opening AMSOIL Nitro Nationals at Orlando Speed ... [+]

IDBL Dragbikes - Boo Brown vs. Dave Cornell

Top Fuel News

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 ... [+]
Ian King

Gulf Oil International Extend Agreement with King Racing

The Gulf Oil International Group has announced an extension to its agreement for multi European Champions and Record Holders King Racing ... [+]
Steve McBride

Larry and Steve McBride Making Valuable Use of Downtime Between Races

The machine shop at 15-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champions Larry and Steve McBride's Newport News-Va. speed shop has seen almost daily ... [+]
Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest and Elmer Trett Top Fuel Shootout Confirmed Racers – July 29-31, MDIR

The Mickey Thompson IDBL series is poised for a record-breaking, can't-miss, exhilarating event when it does something it has never done ... [+]
Elmer Trett

IDBL Top Fuel Shootout Dedicated to Legendary Elmer Trett, July 29-31 at MDIR

The Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is poised to do something it has never done before when it hosts ... [+]
Larry McBride

Top Fuel Import and Harley Shootout Added to IDBL WPGC Bike Fest, July 29-31

The 2016 IDBL Season off to a Record Setting Start Exciting $10,000 Top Fuel Import/Harley race added to the WPGC Bike Fest ... [+]
Mike Beland

Shield Bright Coatings Top Fuel Harley Team Optimistic First Outing

The Shield Bright Coatings, Top Fuel Harley Team, had an optimistic first outing on April 8-10, at the MANCUP Exoticycle Roaring ... [+]

Nitro Dragbike Image of the Day

Dave Vantine

Columns

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 ... [+]
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 ... [+]