Friday, January 30th, 2015

S&S Cycle Inc. Joins PMRA as Nitro Pro Dragster Class Sponsor

Johnny Vickers

Professional Motorcycle Racing Association (PMRA) is pleased to announce that S&S Cycle is the new class sponsor for the Nitro Pro Dragster class for 2015.

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Dragbike News

Ron Gledhill Nitro Harley

2015 Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule

Feb. 5-8 NHRA H-D Race Series Auto Club Raceway (TF Only) Pomona, CA Feb. 6-8 IHRA Nitro Jam SW International Raceway Tucson, ... [+]
Mac McAdams

Pro Mod Progression – Mac McAdams Bolstering Two and Four-Wheel Race Programs

Learning how to properly pilot a 3,000 horsepower-plus, supercharged, high 3-second Pro Mod car is an endeavor that can take a ... [+]
Eric McKinney

McKinney Collects PDRA Dragbike Spoils

Fresh off their dominating performance at the Manufacturers Cup World Finals at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, the McKinney Motorsports ... [+]

Columns

Mark Paquette Funny Bike

Where Have the Turbo Bar Bikes Gone? Weighing in on the Turbo vs. Nitrous Pro Comp Dragbike Debate

In light of ManCup's decision to rename Pro Comp back to Pro Mod and bump the turbos to the new Pro ... [+]
IDBL logo

IDBL Logo Comparisons and Inspirations

If you love motorcycle drag racing as much as we do at Cycledrag.com, you may find yourself viewing and analyzing various ... [+]
Elmer Trett

Why Some Dragbike Pros Burnout Across the Starting Line

A racer recently, in social media, posed the question "Why do some professional dragbike racers do burnouts across the starting line?"  ... [+]
Vintage Double engine Dragbike

Saluting the Dragbike Past Today

One of the great Top Fuel drag bike racing teams, that pounded drag strips for a few decades, recently shared a ... [+]
Ray Price Harley Burnout

The First Funny Bike, and First Wheelie Bar in Motorcycle Drag Racing

Ray Price has had an enormous impact on the sport of motorcycle drag racing. Where a number of people have been ... [+]
Tony Ficher, Eric Paquette, Mike Zerofski

Spy Photos – New DAS Pro Street, Supercharged Drag Bike

Well here they are, the spy photos of the new team DAS Pro Street bike.  The creation of owner Eric Paquette, ... [+]
Jim McClure Sketch

Jim McClure: Master of the Nitro Harley Dragbike

On Friday, April 2nd, 2004, the heart of Jim McClure stopped beating ending his time on this earth.  Yet his legendary ... [+]

IDBL News

Hudson Valley Motorcycles

2015 Ducati Preview Tour Stops At Hudson Valley Motorcycles in Ossining, NY

Hudson Valley Motorcycles, your source for Ducati Motorcycles in Westchester, New York, is honored to have been chosen to participate in ... [+]
Joey Gladstone Burnout

The 2015 Preliminary IDBL Pro Street Rules

The 2015 "Preliminary" IDBL Pro Street rules are now on http://www.mirdrag.com/temp/2015_idbl_rulebook_prostreet.pdf All revisions from last year's rules are made in the color ... [+]
Jeremy Teasley

IDBL Dragbike Organization Formed

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG) President & CEO, Jason Rittenberry, announced today that the company has launched the International Drag Bike ... [+]
Royce Miller MIR

Royce Miller Makes Statement on Sale of MIR and Update on MIROCK

From Royce to All MIR Racers, Sponsors, Fans and Staff I am excited to report that the Miller family and Maryland International ... [+]
Maryland International Raceway Logo

IRG Acquires Maryland International Raceway, MIROCK Series to Remain at Venue

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG) President & CEO, Jason Rittenberry, announced today that the Company has acquired Maryland International RacewaySM (MDIR) ... [+]
Chris Moore and Richard Gadson

Scary Great MIROCK Season Closes at The Rock

This Halloween weekend will be like no other, as the frighteningly good 2014 Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series comes to a ... [+]
Dave Vantine

6.83, 10K, 801—it’s in the Dragbike Numbers at MIR

Shattered records are the new normal when the Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series unloads at Maryland International Raceway, and those records ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Star Racing Challenge

George Bryce Reveals Competition for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Opportunity

Have you ever dreamed of racing a Pro Stock Motorcycle at a NHRA national event?  Star Racing's George Bryce announced a ... [+]
Angelle Sampey Drago, George Bryce, Jackie Bryce

Angelle Sampey on the Mend, Star Racing Finishing Season with New Driver

Chaz Kennedy is primed to strike at Pomona, California as he races his final race of his 2014 rookie campaign aboard ... [+]
Angelle Sampey

Angelle Sampey to Undergo Surgery

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle three-time champion Angelle Sampey's late-season return to drag racing has come to a screeching halt.  On Friday ... [+]
Hector Arana

Optimism Running High for Arana After Event

In typical late-season fashion, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Sr. continued to build momentum during final eliminations for the NHRA ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Arana Jr. Sees Red in First Round

It’s safe to say Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Jr. won’t be betting on red anytime soon.   Arana left ... [+]

Manufacturers Cup

Richard Gadson Pro Mod

ManCup Changes Pro Comp back to Pro Mod, Turbos Out

After more than eighteen months of discussion, ManCup management has decided to change Pro Comp, a mixture of Funny Bikes and ... [+]
Larry McBride MANCUP

MANCUP Motorcycle Drag Racing World Finals Coverage

Check back and refresh for coverage of the Motec MANCUP Motorcycle Drag Racing World Finals from South Georgia Motorsports Park all ... [+]
ManCup Motorcycle Drag Racing Logo

Excitement Aplenty for MANCUP Dragbike Finals

Yes it’s true, a few dozen racers showed up early the SGMP to test early for the Mickey Thompson, MoTech World ... [+]
ManCup Motorcycle Drag Racing Logo

ManCup DME Summer Nationals Moved

In a stunning announcement to most, ManCup Motorcycle Drag Racing informed racers the DME Summer Nationals, Aug. 1-3, originally scheduled to ... [+]
Larry McBride Steve McBride New Top Fuel Motorcycle

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Chasing Dragbike History at Hometown Race

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 12-time champion, Larry "Spiderman" McBride knows his time aboard his world-record capturing machine of the past ... [+]

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Industry News

Trim-Tex Sports Car

Team Trim-Tex Poised for another Sports Car and Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship Run

The brief off-season has passed and racing is underway again for many. Trim-Tex president and former NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship-winning team owner "7.0" ... [+]
Motorcycle drag racers

Schnitz Racing Confirms Class Sponsorship for PMRA Street ET

PMRA is pleased to announce that Schnitz Racing has agreed to continue Street ET Class Sponsorship for the 2015 season. This ... [+]
Ken Schwartz

The Quickest Lawyer on Two Wheels – Ken Schwartz

Good lawyers offer clients a swift and successful verdict. Attorney Ken Schwartz, 48, St. Louis, Mo., is accustomed to getting rapid, rewarding ... [+]
Trim-Tex 46 Car

Fall-Line Motorsports Ready For Daytona CTSC

Fall-Line Motorsports just completed the most successful season in their six-year history of competition in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) ... [+]
George and Jackie Bryce

The Star Racing Riders Challenge Signs Sponsors, Significantly Drops Entry Fee for Opportunity of a Lifetime

Star Racing is pleased to announce that effective immediately the price of The Star Racing Riders Challenge has been reduced from ... [+]
Mohammed Bourashid

Pro Mod Dragbike Racer Mohammed Bourashid Having Career Year for Team Drag 965

While dragbike racing is shut down for the winter in the United States, Mohammed Bourashid and his Middle East based-Drag 965 team ... [+]
Eric McKinney, Scott McKinney starting line

Eric McKinney Among Greats After Another Season of Pro Extreme Motorcycle Dominace

PDRA Pro Extreme Motorcycle racer Eric McKinney is putting together a string of dominance for the ages. The 29-year-old rider from Hamersville, ... [+]
Hawaya Racing Johhny Vickers

Hawaya Racing Products 2015 Outlook

BACK TO THE FUTURE:   The year 2015 will be a transition year for Hawaya Racing. As a company, HRP will ... [+]

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Top Fuel News

Jack Hammer Top Fuel Motorcycle

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Inspired by Bluebird

Australian Multiple Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson has taken out the first round of the Australian National Drag Racing Championship ... [+]
Dave Vantine

Dave Vantine Season Wrap-Up

David Vantine and the Pollard Nitrosports team finished off 2014 with a consistent, if not earth-rotating, weekend at the Manufacturers Cup ... [+]
Tommy Grimes Nitro Harley

Ray Price Racing Wins 2014 NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series Championship

After capturing the teams fifth NHRA win at Mission Raceway Park back in September, the Akea/Ray Price Racing team was excited ... [+]
Larry McBride MANCUP

Larry McBride Earns 14th Championship and New World Record

One event after one of the most frustrating outings of his career, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride rebounded with ... [+]
Larry McBride

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen to Visit MANCUP World Finals

On the weekend of the fastest, quickest, motorcycle drag race of 2014, MTC Engineering will host a gathering of the elite ... [+]
Larry McBride and Crew

McBride Endures Thrash of his Career at MIROCK Fall Nationals, Still Puts on a Show

[caption id="attachment_10797" align="alignleft" width="391"] This picture best sums up the MIROCK Fast By Gast Fall Nationals from Maryland International Raceway, Oct. ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

McBride and Vantine Aiming for More Motorcycle Drag Racing History at MIR

The last time Top Fuel dragbike racers Larry "Spiderman" McBride and Dave Vantine met at Maryland International Raceway history was made. [caption ... [+]
Ian King

King Wins 8th European Dragbike Championship

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals continued their amazing win record in the FIM European Championship when rider Ian ... [+]
Ian King

Motorcycle Drag Racing’s “King” of Mosten

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals took time out from their European Championship schedule to participate in the unique ... [+]
Tommy Grimes

Ray Price Racing Travels to Canada’s West Coast to Capture Fifth Win

Ray Price racing traveled all the way to Mission Raceway in Mission, British Columbia, Canada, to attend the eighth race in ... [+]
Larry McBride and Dave Vantine at Atco

McBride and Vantine Enthrall Atco Fans

When MIROCK motorcycle drag racing booked Top Fuel superstars Larry "Spiderman" McBride and Dave Vantine for a three-event match race series ... [+]
Larry McBride Atco Raceway

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Returns to Fabled Atco Raceway

The address 1000 Jackson Rd, Atco, N.J., is a footnote in the history of motorcycle drag racing. For decades Atco Raceway's U.S. Motorcycle ... [+]
Ian King

Gulf Oil Top Fuel Motorcycle Drag Racing Tame German Track

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals team headed to the penultimate race of the 2014 FIM European Dragracing Championship ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Two Weeks of Dragbike Dominance for Larry “Spiderman” McBride

Facing back-to-back races 750 miles apart can be a challenging experience. Top Fuel Motorcycle virtuoso Larry "Spiderman" McBride made the most of the ... [+]
Tommy Grimes

Ray Price Racing Collects Fourth Win in Columbus

If there was ever a time when everything just worked in their favor, it was at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag ... [+]
Jason Miller of MIROCK and DJ Flexx

2 x 5 = Top Fuel History at MIR

For the first time ever at a Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series event, Top Fuel motorcycles took to the meticulously prepped ... [+]
Larry McBride MIR Burnout

McBride Comments on Producing Dragbike Racing’s First Side-by-side 5 with Vantine

Drag racing history was made at the MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway, July 25-27. Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry ... [+]
Chris Matheson Top Fuel Dragbike

Shocking Scare for Top Fuel Racer Chris Matheson

Multiple Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson took the full brunt of a freak accident in Round 5 of the Australian ... [+]

Harley-Davidson News

Tommy Grimes

Rain Silences Nitro Harleys at The Rock

The 23rd annual Jim McClure Nitro Nationals made it down to the last couple of Top Fuel Harley-Davidsons in the third ... [+]
Ron Gledhill Nitro Harley

Ron Gledhill Motorcycle Drag Racing Ready for Vegas

Below is a blog from Ron Gledhill's Nitro Harley Team. Ron Gledhill Motorcycle Drag Racing has struggled most of the 2014 race ... [+]
Jay Turner

Jay Turner Wins Memphis, Mike Scott Wins Championship

By far the most exciting battle of the weekend at the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals at Memphis International Raceway ... [+]
Tommy Grimes

Grimes Faces 220 MPH Nitro Harley Shark Attack

If he is to repeat as Top Fuel champion at this week’s 23rd annual Jim McClure All-Harley Nitro Nationals at Rockingham ... [+]
Freddie Robbins Nitro Harley

Freddie Robbins Wins Top Fuel at Amsoil WMDRA Sturgis Nationals

When Mike Bahnmaier Racing Team's pulls into a track, they're there to make a statement. This powerhouse team brought five Nitro bikes ... [+]

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