Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Brian and Ann Johnson – a Dragbike Marriage, Together Forever

Brian Johnson, Ann Johnson Top Fuel Motorcycle

By all accounts, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Brian Johnson and his supportive, loving wife Ann were inseparable.  The tight-knit couple was so close and in

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Dragbike News

The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA)

WMDRA TV Coverage, July 24-25, to be Hosted by Dragbike Journalist Korpela

The WMDRA (Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association) is proud to announce its upcoming episode of Inside Drag Racing, to be filmed ... [+]
Ken Schwartz

NHDRO Hustles the Weather Again

One thing the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—the NHDRO—has gotten exceptionally good at is dealing with disagreeable weather. Frequently plagued ... [+]
ALEX FISHBACH American Idol 2

American Idol Contestant Alex Fischbach to Sing Anthem at Nitro Jam

American Idol XIV contestant Alex Fischbach, from Morrison, Illinois, will sing the national anthem during pre-race ceremonies at the May 29-30 ... [+]
Pinks All Out

Pinks All Out at Rockingham Adds ATV Class

Pinks All Out is coming to Rockingham Dragway, the week of July 4th, and motorcycles, dragbikes and, just announced, ATVs will be ... [+]
Mac McAdams and Derek Wisooker

Transitioning from a Dragbike to a Pro Mod Car – Mac McAdams Shop Tour

If you are a successful dragbike racer and have aspirations to race the quarter mile in a high horsepower car one ... [+]
Mac McAdams

Mac McAdams Continues Pro Mod Progression at Second Quarter Mile Event

In only his second career quarter mile event at the helm of his 3,000-horsepower plus Pro Mod Corvette, Mac McAdams perpetuated ... [+]

IDBL News

Ben Knight

IDBL Clicks it Up a Gear at MDIR

One month following its breakout 2015 season opener, the 2015 Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League shifts into second with the ... [+]
Jeremy Teasley Winner's Circle

From Dinner to Winner – RS Motorsports Qualifies No. 1 and Wins at MDIR

Multi-time DME Racing Real Street champ Jeremy Teasley showed up for the International Drag Bike League’s Pingel Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway ... [+]
Dustin Lee

Opening IDBL Dragbike Round a Knockout

Moving with the skill and agility of a prizefighter (but without the $100 PPV charge), Jason Miller’s Maryland International Raceway crew ... [+]
IDBL Pingel Spring Nationals 2015

IDBL Era Begins in Maryland

A new era in motorcycle drag racing begins April 24-26 on the meticulously prepped quarter mile in Budds Creek as Maryland ... [+]

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The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA)

Columns

Hector Arana Jr.

The Last Great Drag Racing Milestone Has Not Been Reached…. Yet

Throughout drag racing history, there have been performance milestones reached and surpassed by some of the greatest names in the sport’s history. ... [+]
Janette Thornley

Motorcycle Drag Racing: What is it?

Fans and racers alike flock to drag strips annually to see and hear the spectacle known as motorcycle drag racing.  But ... [+]
Boris Murray

The Greatest Motorcycle Drag Racing Photo of All Time

While everyone will have his or her own opinion as to what is the most beautiful drag bike of all time, ... [+]
Dave Schultz

A Bittersweet Anniversary Passes Quietly – Remembering Dragbike Legend Dave Schultz

On February 11, 2001, the world lost the greatest Pro Stock Motorcycle champion in history. There were no announcements on the NHRA ... [+]
Jim Kizer

The First Time I Met Jim Kizer

Cycledrag.com is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jim Kizer, father of AMA Prostar founder Keith "Scooter" Kizer. Jim Kizer ... [+]
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 ... [+]

Manufacturers Cup

Dave Schnitz

Dave Schnitz Comments on SGMP Ownership Change

The motorcycle drag racing world was a bit stunned at the recent and sudden ownership change at South Georgia Motorsports Park. ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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Industry News

Skip Dowling, Jenifer Dowling

Skip Dowling of Orient Express Touts Dymag Carbon Fiber Wheels and Comments on Atco Involvement

Cycledrag.com recently caught up with, Skip Dowling, the man in charge of longtime, respected motorcycle drag racing parts manufacturer and speed ... [+]
Eric McKinney

Eric McKinney Undefeated After Three Rounds in the PDRA

Eric McKinney has utterly dominated Pro Extreme Motorcycle the past three seasons. Little has changed so far in 2015. McKinney's perfect record stayed ... [+]
Joey Gladstone Burnout

DME Shatters Pro Street Records

As early as Friday afternoon, DME Racing showed that the Pingel Spring Nationals—opening round of the 2015 Mickey Thompson International Drag ... [+]
Andrew Patterson

Andrew Patterson Wins The Star Racing Riders Challenge

Andrew Patterson of Taylors, SC will be living his dream when he will compete on a Star Racing prepared NHRA Pro ... [+]
FBR Shop Atak Hayabusa

FBR ATAK 2 and 3 Hayabusa Chassis May Blowout – $1,500!

There "May" be no better time to purchase an ATAK Hayabusa than this month. The ATAK  is a very successful, Hayabusa-powered bracket ... [+]
Joey Gladstone

APE Components Used by Motorcycle Drag Racing’s Best

APE race parts are used by virtually all of the top names in racing. One name that stands out is DME ... [+]
Liska Racing

KZ Parts for Less at Liska Racing – Rubber Blocks

Classicl Kawasaki racers, take advantage of this new great deal from Liska Racing. Along with several other components for your classic ... [+]
Mike Thyen, MPS Hayabusa

MPS Pays to Win in the IDBL

Motorcycle Performance Specialties is proud to announce a special contingency program for the International Drag Bike League. MPS will pay $50 ... [+]

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NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Hector Arana

Hector Arana Sr. Wins Atlanta

The old man’s still got it.   Lucas Oil Buell racer Hector Arana Sr., still running strong at age 56, stormed to a ... [+]
Angelle Sampey

Angelle Sampey Looking for 5th Atlanta Wally at NHRA Summit Southern Nationals

The Atlanta Dragway has been good to Angelle Sampey, winning four times at the Commerce, GA facility. This weekend when the ... [+]
Andrew Patterson

Andrew Pattersonand Star Racing Postpone Pro Stock Motorcycle Debut Until Charlotte Race

After two days of intense testing and numerous runs on the Star Racing Pro Stock Suzuki motorcycle, Andrew Patterson and Star ... [+]
angelle sampey

Angelle Sampey Ready for a Breakout Performance in Atlanta

One thing that concerned three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey when she returned late last season after not racing ... [+]

Mike Berry Crash

Transitioning from a dragbike to a Pro Mod car - Mac McAdams shop tour

Top Fuel News

Brian Johnson, Ann Johnson Top Fuel Motorcycle

Brian and Ann Johnson – a Dragbike Marriage, Together Forever

By all accounts, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Brian Johnson and his supportive, loving wife Ann were inseparable.  The tight-knit couple was ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Larry ‘Spiderman’ McBride to Attend British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala Awards

The news about the VIP guest list for the 2015 British Drag Racing Hall of Fame (BDRHoF) Gala Awards Dinner at ... [+]
Terry Kizer

Terry Kizer to Race a Top Fuel Motorcycle

There is more good news for fans, racers and supporters of the Top Fuel Motorcycle class.  A category, which some feared ... [+]
Sam Wills

The Story of Sam Wills’ Top Fuel Motorcycle Five in Testing

On April 28th Top Fuel Motorcycle racer Sam Wills entered the desirable, rare and precious five second zone with a swift 5.97 at ... [+]
Steve McBride

Spiderman’s “Blue” Not Through? Steve McBride Comments

Larry "Spiderman" McBride's crew chief and brother, Steve, let it be known before the ManCup Spring Nationals, April 10-12, with the ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson Wired For Top Fuel Motorcycle Success

After starting on a high winning Round One of the Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship earlier this year, Multiple Australian Champion ... [+]
Brian Johnson, Joe Sway, APE Jay

Remembering Top Fuel Motorcycle Legend Brian Johnson – 1948 to 2015

It was with a large measure of sadness that on April 13th, 2015 I read of the passing of British Top ... [+]
Keith "Scooter" Kizer

Keith “Scooter” Kizer Comments on the Passing of Brian Johnson – Calls Him UK’s Elmer Trett

Keith "Scooter" Kizer served as the president and guiding force of AMA/Prostar from 1989 to 2006.  Kizer worked closely with Top ... [+]
Brian Johnson Top Fuel

Top Fuel Motorcycle Legend Brian Johnson Passes

Brian Johnson, a legend of Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing has unexpectedly passed away. Cycledrag.com sends its deepest condolences to all of ... [+]
Larry McBride

Last Race for Larry McBride’s Legendary “Blue” Top Fuel Motorcycle?

When a collegiate wrestler finishes a marvelous career with a victory, he often leaves his shoes in the middle of the ... [+]

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Chris Matheson Top Fuel

Harley-Davidson News

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Harley-Davidson Stock Drops 10%, Plans to Reduce Production

Harley-Davidson Inc. is scaling back motorcycle production as it loses sales to rivals offering discounts of as much as $3,000 a ... [+]
Ron Gledhill Nitro Harley

IHRA Nitro Harleys Headed to Palm Beach International Raceway

The IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series has invaded Florida and following a spectacular show at Bradenton it now is headed ... [+]
Randal Andras, Nitro Harley,

IHRA Nitro Harley Points After Bradenton

The IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series points battles were shuffled after drivers encountered luck, both good and bad, at last ... [+]
Larry Brancaccio

Larry Brancaccio Teams up with Jims

Larry "Drums" Brancaccio of Bammer Racing, Nutley, NJ,  is pleased to announce that JIMS will be on board as a product ... [+]
Valerie Thompson

Quicksilver Powersports Lubricants Partners With Valerie Thompson Racing Land Speed Racing Team

In 2015, Quicksilver Powersports Lubricants will help power seven-time land speed record holder Valerie Thompson on her quest to reach record ... [+]