Monday, April 27th, 2015

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

Steve McBride

Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s crew chief and brother, Steve, let it be known before the ManCup Spring Nationals, April 10-12, with the team’s new bike nearing

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Dragbike News

Ryan Oehler

Ryan Oehler: Star Racing Riders Challenge Monumental Drag Racing Event

One of the finalists in the Star Racing Rider's Challenge, Ryan Oehler, shares with us his experience in Gainesville, Fla. Wow! The ... [+]
Mac McAdams

Dragbike Racer Mac McAdams Runs Career Best in Pro Mod Car

When 22-year motorcycle drag racing veteran Mac "The General" McAdams decided he also wanted to go four-wheel racing sometime in 2011, ... [+]
Ron Tornow Star Riders Challenge

Ron Tornow Chronicles His Experience at Star Racing’s Rider Challenge

Pittsburgh-based dragbike racer and aspiring NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle competitor Ron "RAT" Tornow is fresh off an unforgettable and incredibly exciting ... [+]
Corey Alexander No. 5

Orient Express Road Racing Backed Team Will Sit Out 2015 MotoAmerica Season

Celtic Hudson Valley Motorcycles Racing is taking a break from on-track competition for 2015, while working to secure agreements for a ... [+]
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Dragon Fyre and Masters TV Bringing WMDRA To Network Television

Dragon Fyre Inc. is pleased to announce they have renewed their partnership with the Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association and will ... [+]
Don Garlits

Drag Racing Legend “Big Daddy” Don Garlits Headed To Bradenton To Test Electric-Powered Dragster On First Day Of IHRA Nitro Jam

The biggest name in the history of professional drag racing -- "Big Daddy" Don Garlits -- is headed to Bradenton (Florida) ... [+]
Eric McKinney

Eric McKinney Wins PDRA Spring Nationals

Reigning PDRA Pro Extreme Motorcycle Champion Eric McKinney made it two event victories in a row at the Spring Nationals from ... [+]

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 ... [+]
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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 ... [+]

IDBL News

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 ... [+]
McIntosh Machine & Fabrication

McIntosh Machine and Fabrication Backs IDBL

McIntosh Machine & Fabrication has signed on as a contingency sponsor with the IDBL! McIntosh Machine & Fabrication builds many of ... [+]
World Wide Bearings

World Wide Bearings Backs IDBL

Worldwide Bearings has signed on once again as a contingency sponsor with the IDBL! Worldwide Bearings has been a contingency sponsor ... [+]
HTP Performance

HTP Performance Backs IDBL

HTP Performance has signed on once again as an Associate Sponsor with the IDBL! HTP Performance has been a loyal supporter ... [+]
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APE Trac King Clutches Backs IDBL Top Sportsman

Trac King Clutches / APE is continuing their long time support of the Trac King Clutches Top Sportsman class, and is ... [+]
WPGC IDBL

WPGC to Again Sponsor IDBL Bike Fest

WPGC has been a loyal sponsor and marketing partner with the WPGC Bike Fest for an amazing 15 years in a ... [+]
Pingel logo

Pingel to Sponsor 18th IDBL Spring Nationals

Pingel has came on board with the IDBL as the title sponsor of the 18th Pingel Spring Nationals. Pingel Enterprise, Inc., ... [+]

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 ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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Industry News

Joey Gladstone Burnout

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 ... [+]
Eric Mckinney, Ashley Owens, Scott McKinney

Eric McKinney Becomes First Pro Mod Racer to Run a Three at 625 Pounds, Fourth Overall

Three-time, defending, Professional Drag Racer's Association Pro Extreme Motorcycle (Pro Mod) champion Eric McKinney made history during eliminations of the PDRA ... [+]
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Bates Leathers Backs IDBL

Bates Leathers has signed on once again as an Associate Sponsor with the IDBL! Bates Leathers has been a loyal sponsor ... [+]
DME IDBL Fall Nationals

DME Sponsors IDBL Fall Nationals and Real Street

DME Racing is continuing to step up their support in the IDBL! DME Racing is now the title sponsor of the 23rd ... [+]
orient express Pro Street logo

Orient Express Continues Support of Legendary Atco U.S. Motorcycle Nationals

Orient Express has renewed their sponsorship once again with the IDBL as the title sponsor of the historic 46th annual Orient ... [+]
Timblin Chassis Drag 965 Pro Mod

Dragbike Chassis Expert Walt Timblin Dominates in Middle East, Visits BDRC

Walt Timblin, of highly-regarded Timblin Chassis, has become one of the most revered dragbike frame builders, not only in the country, ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Jordan Autrey Lanes

Drag Racer Jordan Autrey headed to The Star Racing Riders Challenge Competition

It has always been the dream of Jordan Autrey to pursue his passion of racing at the highest levels of professional ... [+]
Kelly Clontz

Kelly Clontz Ready for Star Racing Dragbike Challenge

It has always been the dream of Kelly Clontz to pursue her passion of racing at the highest levels of professional ... [+]
Ryan Oehler

Motorcycle Drag Racer Ryan Oehler headed to The Star Racing Riders Challenge Competition

It has always been the dream of Ryan Oehler to pursue his passion of racing at the highest levels of professional ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Arana Jr. Wants to Break 200 MPH Barrier

With the national speed record in their hands, Lucas Oil Buell racer Hector Arana Jr. and his team look forward to ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Record-Setting Weekend has Arana Jr. All Smiles

After topping the leaderboard during Saturday’s qualifying session, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Jr. propelled himself to a final-round appearance ... [+]
Hector Arana

Arana Sr. Vows Improvement after Charlotte Exit

Even though Lucas Oil Buell racer Hector Arana Sr. had a first-round misstep, Arana Racing had a stellar day at the ... [+]
Andrew Hines

Andrew Hines Wins 4-Wide NHRA Nationals

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, reigning world champ Andrew Hines claimed his first win of the season and 39th of his career ... [+]
Angelle Sampey

Angelle Sampey Ready for Charlotte, Excited about the Star Racing Riders Challenge

Coming off a solid performance at the season opener for the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles Angelle Sampey is ready for the ... [+]

Motorcycle Drag Racing and Stunts

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Top Fuel News

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 ... [+]
Larry McBride New Bike Paint

Help Design Larry McBride’s New Top Fuel Dragbike Paint Scheme

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 14-time national champion Larry "Spiderman" McBride needs your creative input. McBride is inching closer to debuting his ... [+]
Larry McBride, Jim Kizer

Larry McBride Recalls Humorous Jim Kizer Story

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of his respected friend, longtime AMA/Prostar ... [+]
Larry McBride Chris Matheson

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Rescues Jack Hammer

Legendary 14 time Top Fuel AMA Motorcycle Champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride to the Rescue. After winning Round One of the Australian National ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Matheson’s Noisy Bar Stool !

After a win in Round One of the Pro-Series Australian Drag Racing Championship, Multiple Australian Champion and current Record Holder Chris ... [+]
Jay Turner

Jay Turner Wins IHRA Nitro Jam Opener

The first race of the 2015 International Hot Rod Association's Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season now is in the record books. ... [+]
Frank Capone

Capone Ready to Step Up to Top Fuel

Team HeadBlade and Capone Racing are ready to announce their 2015 Drag race schedule. During the winter break after numerous phone ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]
IHRA Nitro Harley Burnout

2015 IHRA Nitro Jam and Nitro Harley Class Kick Off This Weekend

 The International Hot Rod Association's 2015 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season will open this weekend at Southwestern International Raceway in ... [+]
Johnny Vickers

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

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

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Mac McAdams