Thursday, March 30th, 2017

AMRA Pro Mod Enjoys Successful Season-Opener from Cajun Country

Shane Pendergrast John Arnold winner circle 2017

Winter is over and the AMRA Pro Mod’s laid down some serious rubber this past weekend at State Capitol Raceway’s AMRA 6th Annual Cajun Blowout.

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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

Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie’s No. 1 Qualifier is Gators Highlight for WAR Pro Stock Motorcycle Team

After a strong off-season of testing, Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Jerry Savoie hit Florida’s Gainesville Raceway hot with a 6.75 at ... [+]
Steve Johnson

A Look Back at the Unusual Wins of Pro Stock Motorcycle Veteran Steve Johnson

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle 31-year veteran Steve Johnson has a longer run history than anyone in the class.  He made his ... [+]
The all Harley V-Rod final, Eddie Krawiec vs. Andrew Hines

Harley-Davidson Dominates Pro Stock Motorcycle Season-Opener in Gainesville

The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team dominated the opening round of the 2017 Pro Stock Motorcycle series at ... [+]
Angelle Sampey

Team Liberty Racing Leaves Gainesville Raceway in High Spirits After Early Exit at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

By the way Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey are departing from Gainesville Raceway today, you’d think they won ... [+]
cory reed

Cory Reed Proves Victory Magnum’s Consistency All Weekend, Sampey Makes the Field with One Shot Left

After three short months of preparing for the first race of the season as a new team and a new racing ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Race Jerry Savoie Ready to Defend Title

An alligator farmer doing well at the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals just seems to make sense. But for whatever reason, ... [+]

Dragbike News

Shane Pendergrast John Arnold winner circle 2017

AMRA Pro Mod Enjoys Successful Season-Opener from Cajun Country

Winter is over and the AMRA Pro Mod’s laid down some serious rubber this past weekend at State Capitol Raceway’s AMRA ... [+]
Grudge Dragbike

Mardi Gras on the Bayou Dragbike Race

Mardi Gras the First Race of 2017 Mardi Gras on the Bayou took the tree as the first motorcycle drag race of ... [+]
Jay “PeeWee” Gleason

Yamaha Mourns The Passing Of Dragbike Racing Legend Jay “PeeWee” Gleason

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is sad to learn that Jay “PeeWee” Gleason, an iconic dragbike racer and member of its Yamaha ... [+]
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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 ... [+]

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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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Industry News

Rick Ward Todd Doege Pro Stock Motorcycle

Make More Power With Ward Performance

  When it comes to motorcycle performance and cylinder head technology, Rick Ward of Ward Performance is a phenom. Ward, whose impressive resume ... [+]
MPS Pro ET Series

MPS Sponsoring $10K IDBL Bracket Race and Preparing for an Exciting Year of Dragbike Racing

Motorcycle Performance Specialties continues to support motorcycle drag racers with its sponsorship programs and “Private Label” contingency program.  The Manufacturers Cup, ... [+]
Team Larry McBride, Joe Koenig, 16th championshi

Winter Excitement for Trim-Tex Motorsports – Trent Hindman, Joey Gladstone and Larry McBride Updates

It has been a monumental winter for the Trim-Tex Motorsports team, producing plenty of news and excitement. "As usual we are always trying to put ... [+]
Rickey Gadson

Rickey Gadson’s Road to Becoming One of the Most Successful Dragbike Racers of All-Time

You could say Rickey Gadson is a two-wheel prodigy. The legendary dragbike pilot starting riding motorcycles at about the same time he ... [+]
Joey Gladstone Trim-Tex Helmet

Trim-Tex adds Gladstone to its Team

Drywall bead powerhouse Trim-Tex announces a personal sponsorship for rider Joey Gladstone in his first full year of NHRA Mello Yellow ... [+]
Star Power - George and Jackie Bryce

George Bryce Update on 2017 Plans, Company Name Change

It has been a unique and eventful off-season for George and Jackie Bryce of Star Racing, now known as Star Power.  ... [+]
Marion Ford FBR Shop Ride Back for Sliders

FBR Shop “Ride Back” for Slider Dragbikes

Do you race a slider dragbike?  We have a product for you! With Marion Ford's FBR Shop "Ride Back" you can ride ... [+]
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, ... [+]

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Harley-Davidson News

Bob Malloy

Nitro Harleys Added to NHRA Tour

NHRA officials announced that the popular Top Fuel Harley motorcycle category will compete at eight events on the 2017 NHRA Mello ... [+]
The Milwaukee-Eight Harley-Davidson Engine

Harley-Davidson’s New Milwaukee-Eight Engine Debuts With Drag Racing Inspired Intake

Harley-Davidson motorcycles have always been defined by their engines. Owners and loyalists know the names and nicknames for each successive powerplant ... [+]
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, ... [+]

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Top Fuel News

Peter Svensson

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Peter Svensson Update

No dragbike racer has ever been quicker than Top Fuel Motorcycle pilot Peter Svensson, who  recorded a 5.709 seconds at Tierp ... [+]
Ian King Top Fuel Dragbike

European Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Hoping To Run Entire 2017 U.S. Season

2016 was a momentous year for Ian King and his King Racing - Gulf Oil Drag Racing team. Another record setting ... [+]
Per Bengtsson and Tommy Grimes dragbike

Swedish Super Twin Bike Rider Per Bengtsson and Tommy Grimes Team up

Swedish Super Twin Bike rider Per Bengtsson has teamed up with the 16-time NHRA Wally winner Tommy Grimes to ride the ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson’s Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Motorcycle Takes Out Santo’s Summernationals

Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team have won two from two Top Fuel Championship rounds at Sydney Dragway, the latest ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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Chris Matheson vs. Chris Porter

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Roy Strawn with T.C. Christenson and Wally Parks

A History of Motorcycle Drag Racing’s Sanctioning Bodies

Before motorcycle drag racing could grow, it needed visionary individuals who recognized its potential as a spectator sport. If races among ... [+]
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 ... [+]