Saturday, February 28th, 2015

A Bittersweet Anniversary Passes Quietly – Remembering Dragbike Legend Dave Schultz

Dave Schultz

On February 11, 2001, the world lost the greatest Pro Stock Motorcycle champion in history. There were no announcements on the NHRA website. No mention

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Dragbike News

Maryland International Raceway Hiring

MDIR searching for Director of Marketing and PR and other Officials

Job Title:  Director of Marketing & PR   Location:  Maryland International Raceway   Reports to:  Maryland International Raceway Vice President/General Manager.   Position Summary:  Excellent career opportunity ... [+]
AMRA Dragbike Ring

Championship Rings for Pro Gas and Pro Mod AMRA 2015 Champions

Camelot Jewelers, of Dunwoody, GA, is proud to present Championship Rings as an incentive for the 2 top gas powered classes.  The rings ... [+]
Hot Rod Chrissy

Hotrodchrissy Joins The Star Racing Dragbike Challenge to Capture Memories to Last a Lifetime

Celebrated drag racing photographer, Hotrodchrissy, has signed on to be the official photographer of The Star Racing Riders Challenge. The New ... [+]


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 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 ... [+]
IDBL logo

IDBL Logo Comparisons and Inspirations

If you love motorcycle drag racing as much as we do at, 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 ... [+]


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 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

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

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Get Ken Schwartz Decals, Score Extra $50 for Win in MANCUP or NHDRO

The world's quickest lawyer on two wheels, Ken Schwartz is offering racers in all MANCUP and NHDRO categories $50 for an ... [+]
Tommy Bolton Bagger

Tommy Bolton Moves into New Shop, Featured on TV

Tommy "Tombo" Bolton, a 25-time plus motorcycle drag racing world champion as both a rider and tuner, recently moved his popular ... [+]
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Hot Dragbike Deals From Schnitz Racing

VANCE & HINES HEAVY DUTY HAYABUSA CAM CHAINS Vance & Hines Motorsports Hayabusa Cam Chains are produced from the strongest and finest ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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Top Fuel News

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

Harley-Davidson News

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

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