Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

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

Wilson Vasquez

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League ™ (IDBL) proudly announces MetalScorpio as the official event title sponsor for the inaugural East Coast

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Dragbike News

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 ... [+]
Ken Schwartz

Final Round Upsets at NHDRO’s Huntsville Debut

The crisp spring weather couldn’t have been better as the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series took over T.T. Jones’ Huntsville Dragway ... [+]
Richard Gadson

NHDRO Uncorks 2016 Dragbike Racing at Huntsville Dragway

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series is dipping into warm Southern waters to kick off 2016 with the NHDRO April ... [+]
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 ... [+]
Eric McKinney Wheelie

Eric McKinney Begins Quest for 5th Straight Pro Extreme Motorcycle Championship, Will Race 1/4 Mile at ManCup

One of the most dominant men in all of motorcycle drag racing throughout the past half-decade has been Pro Extreme Motorcycle ... [+]
Atco N.J. U.S. Motorcycle Nationals

Atco Raceway Issues Statement on U.S. Nationals, Says Race Will go on Without the IDBL

The longest running motorcycle drag race in the country, the U.S. Nationals from Atco Raceway was originally scheduled to be a ... [+]
IHRA logo

Former CBS President Neal Pilson Partners with IRGSE and IHRA to Assist With Future Growth

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE), a global leader in marketing and promoting of sports and live entertainment experiences, has named Pilson ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Star Racing No. 1 Qualifiers in Atlanta

Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed Shine in Atlanta

The Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing team made their presence known this weekend at the 36th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern ... [+]
Matt Smith

Victory’s Matt Smith Puts Scare in Points Leader, But Drops Close Battle by Inches

Victory Motorcycles factory rider Matt Smith gave season-long points leader Eddie Krawiec his hardest challenge of the year but ultimately came ... [+]
Ed Krawiec

Ed Krawiec Wins Atlanta

Three-time series champ Ed Krawiec raced to his second victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern ... [+]
Angie Smith

Victory Motorcycles Rider Angie Smith ready for Atlanta Turnaround

If Victory Motorcycles rider Angie Smith has a turnaround anything like her husband, she's in for a terrific race at the ... [+]
Matt Smith

Matt Smith Aiming for Atlanta Victory with Victory Gunner

Victory Motorcycles rider Matt Smith has done a lot in his stellar career in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. He is ... [+]
Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed

Star Racing Heads Home for NHRA Southern Nationals

The Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle team will be on home turf this weekend at the 36th annual Summit ... [+]

IDBL News

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 ... [+]
IDBL Racing - Maryland international Raceway Lanes

Despite Herculean Effort by IDBL Staff, Rain Takes the Win at MDIR

The Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL)’s Inaugural Dragbike.com All-Star Shootout was cancelled due to persistent wet weather that plagued ... [+]
IDBL Real Street

Inaugural Dragbike.com All-Star Shootout is a “Go” at Maryland International Raceway

A bonus Pro Qualifying session has been added to the schedule The second Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League (IDBL) ... [+]

Image of the Day

Mac McAdams

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

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 ... [+]
George Bryce

George Bryce and the Never-Ending, Burning Passion for Dragbike Racing Success

For true competitors the appetite for success can be insatiable. The great basketball coach Bob Knight once said, “Your biggest opponent isn’t ... [+]
Scott Grady, Grady's Graphics

Grady’s Graphics – Awesome Decals, Wraps, Trailer Art and Lettering from an Accomplished Dragbike Racer

At Cycledrag.com we are always striving to connect our great readers with the best companies, people and products.  Recently while looking ... [+]
Brock's BMW Alien Head Exhaust

Brock’s Alien Head 2™ Full Exhaust System is now available for 2015-16 BMW S1000RR

At the request of many devoted BMW S1000RR riders, the legendary Alien Head 2™ Full Exhaust System is now available for ... [+]
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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Harley-Davidson News

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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 ... [+]

HTP Grudge Racing

Top Fuel News

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 ... [+]
Larry McBride New Top Fuel Motorcycle

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Successfully Debuts New Top Fuel Motorcycle at Spring Cup

Imagine spending more than seven years of difficult, precise labor crafting a masterpiece, only to rip it all back apart shortly ... [+]
Larry McBride, Roland Stuart

Larry McBride Debuts “Star” with a Five and a Win, Sam Wills Gets First Event Win on New Bike

It was an exciting weekend at the ManCup Spring Cup from Valdosta, Ga., April 8-10. Larry "Spiderman" McBride successfully debuted his new ... [+]
Larry McBride's New Bike "Star"

The Debut Looms – Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s “Star” is Born

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride hasn't remembered being this busy in a long time. As his 38th season of racing ... [+]
Larry McBride new leathers

Larry McBride’s New Leathers – Epic Epidermis Ready for War

With the season opening Exoticycle, Roaring Toyz, 2016, MANCUP, event presented by Vance & Hines Racing, less than a week away; ... [+]

Nitro Dragbike Image of the Day

Larry McBride

Columns

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 ... [+]
Jacob Green Dragbike Burnout

Motorcycle Drag Racing: Behind the Handlebars

Hey there, Cycledrag readers. My name is Jacob Green. I am 18 years old, and I live in Wichita, Kansas. I have ... [+]