Saturday, January 21st, 2017

DeCal Works Gives Joe Koenig’s YZ 250 Ice Racer a Fresh, New Look

Joe Koenig Trim-Tex DeCal Works Ice racer Kit

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IDBL News

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IDBL Pro Street Tire Rule Revision

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) announced today a rule revision in the Pro Street category for the 2017 season. The ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

IDBL Announces Pro Stock Motorcycle Testing Takeover at MDIR’s MTC Summer Nationals May 19-21

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the creation of the Pro Stock Motorcycle testing takeover - a ... [+]
Brunson Grothus

IDBL Announces the Addition of Two New Categories to the Tour’s Two Biggest Events

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the addition of two new categories to the tour's two biggest ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Matt Smith

What Does the End of the Victory Brand Mean for the Pro Stock Motorcycle Teams of Matt Smith and Cory Reed?

After decades of producing Victory Motorcycles, Polaris Industries announced this week it would be shutting down the production of the Victory ... [+]
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, ... [+]

Dragbike News

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Polaris Announces They Will Wind Down Victory Motorcycles

Polaris Industries will exit the Victory Motorcycle brand it started from scratch 18 years ago, company officials announced Monday, citing a ... [+]
Dimey Eddinger, Mickey Eddinge

Dimey Eddinger Honoring Father’s Legacy with DME Success

Sometimes the most meaningful, significant gifts are given after one passes on. The late Phillip "Mickey" Eddinger shared his love and passion ... [+]
Mark Paquette

Quickest-Ever Pro Street Bike is For Sale! Mark Paquette’s 6.70 Hayabusa Can be Yours

Why build a new Pro Street bike when the world’s quickest is for sale? Mark Paquette is selling his turbocharged, McIntosh ... [+]
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Save 10% on All Tools from Schnitz Racing

Save 10% on all Tools now through years end. Hand Tools, Speciality Sockets and Engine Tools all on Sale! Schnitz Racing offers many ... [+]
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, ... [+]

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Manufacturers Cup

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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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Joe Koenig Trim-Tex DeCal Works Ice racer Kit

DeCal Works Gives Joe Koenig’s YZ 250 Ice Racer a Fresh, New Look

Here at Cycledrag.com we are always striving to connect our readers with the best parts, people and services.  After an ice ... [+]
Andy Leslie

Pro Street Tire Talk – No-Bar Dragbike Racer Andy Leslie Testing New Michelin Power RS Tire

Perhaps a long-awaited solution to a Pro Street tire controversy? Pro Street dragbike racer Andy Leslie has announced he will be testing ... [+]
Team Trim-Tex Mazda

Trim-Tex Motorsports Overcomes Adversity to Score Podium Finish at 25-Hour Endurance Race

Trim-Tex Motorsports has used a lot of power, speed and finesse to succeed in multiple forms of racing this season. Along ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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AHDRA Harley Burnout AHDRA Top Fuel John Baugh Orient Express Vintage Dragbike 1976 Z900 Dragbike Roaring Toyz Kawasaki Yves Giard Cooling System John Hall Hector Arana Jr. Marion Ford TERENCE ANGELA Larry McBride Top Fuel Motorcycle Chain WMDRA 091 100_6601 Larry Spiderman McBride Shop Manufacturers Cup 2010 BMW s1000rr Dawn Grindle Bates Honda CB

Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine

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, Tii Tharpe and Tracy Kile discuss IDBL Top Fuel

Top Fuel News

Mitch Brown

Mitch Brown Announces Dennis Bradley’s 2017 Top Fuel Motorcycle Team

Longtime motorcycle drag racing veteran Mitch Brown is realizing a dream. "I'm very happy to announce the formation of the new Dennis ... [+]
Ian King

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Gets Magazine Coverage

The 10 time European Championship and now World Land Speed Record holding Gulf Oil Dragracing team enjoyed extensive coverage in the ... [+]
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, ... [+]

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Ray Price, Tommy Grimes

Columns

John Myers

The Great Rivalries in Dragbike Racing

Rivalries are inevitable. Any time money and ego are at stake, strong and unchecked emotions often find their way into the ... [+]
Suzuki Hayabusa

2017: The Year of the Suzuki Hayabusa in Motorcycle Drag Racing? KZ and GS Out?

The 2015 and 2016 racing seasons have proven to be eventful; the Manufacturer’s Cup, NHDRO and IDBL classes were filled to the ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie Proves You Can Have Strength Without Numbers

When Jerry Savoie, the affable, unassuming drag racer and alligator farmer from the bayous of Louisiana, won the 2016 NHRA Mello ... [+]
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 ... [+]