Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

McBride and Vantine Aiming for More Motorcycle Drag Racing History at MIR

Larry "Spiderman" McBride

The last time Top Fuel dragbike racers Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine met at Maryland International Raceway history was made. At the WPGC Bike

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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 ... [+]
Tony Ficher, Eric Paquette, Mike Zerofski

Spy Photos – New DAS Pro Street, Supercharged Drag Bike

Well here they are, the spy photos of the new team DAS Pro Street bike.  The creation of owner Eric Paquette, ... [+]
Jim McClure Sketch

Jim McClure: Master of the Nitro Harley Dragbike

On Friday, April 2nd, 2004, the heart of Jim McClure stopped beating ending his time on this earth.  Yet his legendary ... [+]

MIROCK News

2014 MIROCK Fall Nationals

50 Companies Displaying at MIROCK FBG Fall Nationals on Oct 3-5 at MIR

There will be 50 companies on display on the vendor midway this weekend at Maryland International Raceway for the 22nd annual ... [+]
Larry McBride

Big Money, Big Egos at MIR for Battle Royale

There are a lot of Orient Express Pro Street bikes sprinkled all around the US and Caribbean islands that can’t make ... [+]
James "Crow" Teasley

RS Dragbike Motorsports Own the Finals

Although they let one win slip away, South Carolina trucker, racer and team owner Roger Starrette’s RS Dragbike Motorsports team has ... [+]
2014 MIROCK Fall Nationals

List of Confirmed Riders for MIROCK Orient Express Battle Royale

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series heads to Maryland International Raceway for the last MIROCK event of the year in ... [+]
MIROCK Dragbike Racing

MIROCK Dragbike Racing Finishing Season with a Bang

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series heads to Maryland International Raceway for the last MIROCK event of the year in ... [+]
Rickey Gadson

MIROCK Scorches Atco’s Quarter Mile

New Jersey’s legendary Atco Dragway ranks as one of the world’s spiritual homes of motorcycle drag racing, and the 45th annual ... [+]
Rickey Gadson

This is How MIROCK Dragbike Racing Rolls into Atco

The high-flaming motorcycles of Top Fuel are back on the card when the Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series returns to New ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Hector Arana Jr.

Arana Jr. Hopes Hard Work Pays off in Reading

Closing in on a potential NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championship, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Jr. is putting ... [+]
Adam Arana

Historically Fast Maple Grove Raceway Could Play Into Arana’s ambition

With his sophomore NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season coming to a close, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Adam Arana hopes ... [+]
Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson Comments on Missing the Final Round in Dallas

Sometimes the worse kind of loss is one where you don't even get a chance to take the tree. NHRA Pro Stock ... [+]
Andrew Hines

Andrew Hines Takes Pro Stock Motorcycle Points Lead

Screamin' Eagle Harley-Davidson rider Andrew Hines' fifth NHRA final-round win of the season may have been his most important, yet also ... [+]
Angie Smith Kandy

2014 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Cinderella Season Continues For Kandy Girl Angie Smith

With her first round win at the NHRA US Nationals in Indianapolis on Sept. 1st, Kandy Girl Angie Smith and her ... [+]

Harley-Davidson News

Bonnie Truett, Marion Owens and Pete Hill, Sandra Alberti in Sturgis

WMDRA Sturgis Motorcycle Drag Racing Recap

Sturgis Dragway was the perfect backdrop for the grass roots motorcycle drag racing of the 3rd Annual AMSOIL Sturgis Nationals, held ... [+]
Frank Capone

Team HeadBlade/Capone Racing Headed to Ohio

Now that Team HeadBlade and Capone Racing have made their big Nitro announcement, some folks thought or hoped they were done ... [+]
Mike Scott Nitro Harley

Mike Scott Leads IHRA Nitro Harley Qualifying on Friday in Cordova

In Nitro Harley, Canadian Mike Scott led the way with a 6.617-second pass at 180.24 mph. Alvin Kobernusz, from nearby Manly, ... [+]
WMDRA Motorcycle Drag Racing

WMDRA Introduces Motorcycle Drag Racing 101 for Media

The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is excited to add a Drag Racing 101 clinic to their popular drag racing ... [+]
Frank Capone

Capone Racing Stepping up to Nitro Dragbikes

Team HeadBlade and Capone Racing are no strangers around the drag strips of America. After racing for almost a decade, winning ... [+]

Manufacturers Cup

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

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Chasing Dragbike History at Hometown Race

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 12-time champion, Larry "Spiderman" McBride knows his time aboard his world-record capturing machine of the past ... [+]
Ashley Owens

Ashley Owens Back in the Winners Circle

It’s A.O. Time,” Eric McKinney said on his way to the South Georgia Motorsports Park winners circle. His McKinney Motorsports teammate ... [+]
Larry McBride Manufacturers Cup

2014 Spring Manufacturers Cup Motorcycle Drag Racing Information

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Larry Spiderman McBride

MANCUP 2014 Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule Announced

The 2014 season schedule for the Manufactures Cup racing series was announced today.  Once again they will host 4 races, with ... [+]

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Industry News

Corey Alexander No. 5

Celtic HVMC Suzuki Racing Finishes 2014 AMA Pro Racing Season With 3rd + 4th Place Overall

Celtic Hudson Valley Motorcycles Suzuki Racing had a strong 2014 season in AMA Pro Racing SuperSport, with #19 Wyatt Farris taking ... [+]
Trim-Tex IMSA Car

Trim-Tex Sports Car Team Driving Towards Championship

Trim-Tex president and former AMA/Prostar Pro Stock record holder, "7.0" Joe Koenig is quite familiar with being in a tight battle ... [+]
Angelle Sampey Drago, George Bryce, Jackie Bryce

Angelle Returns to Star Racing

The red-hot news continues to pour out of the Star Racing NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team. In the zMax Dragway media center ... [+]
Corey Alexander

Celtic HVMC Suzuki’s Alexander & Farris Excited To Finish 2014 Season On High Note

This weekend marks the final stop for the 2014 AMA Pro Racing season, with the Celtic Hudson Valley Motorcycles Suzuki team ... [+]
DME Racing Winners Circle

Another All-DME Pro Street Final at Atco

North Carolina-based DME Racing traveled a little further north than usual last weekend, to New Jersey’s legendary Atco Dragway for the ... [+]
Oreint Express

Orient Express NextUp Engine Kill New Feature

The Orient Express NextUp engine kill control module will now include a new feature for semi-auto transmission applications - ZeroKill - ... [+]
Ehren Litten

DME Dragbike Racing Sizzles in Mid Summer Heat

Winston-Salem, North Carolina based DME Racing blistered through four straight Orient Express Pro Street wins in the mid-summer heat, starting with ... [+]
Johnny Vickers Winner's Circle

Vickers Runs the Table and Takes 4th Dragbike Wally at Cecil County

Hawaya Racing Team headed to Cecil County Dragway in Maryland this past weekend for the NHRA Lucas Oil Screamin Eagle Series ... [+]

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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 ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Two Weeks of Dragbike Dominance for Larry “Spiderman” McBride

Facing back-to-back races 750 miles apart can be a challenging experience. Top Fuel Motorcycle virtuoso Larry "Spiderman" McBride made the most of the ... [+]
Tommy Grimes

Ray Price Racing Collects Fourth Win in Columbus

If there was ever a time when everything just worked in their favor, it was at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag ... [+]
Jason Miller of MIROCK and DJ Flexx

2 x 5 = Top Fuel History at MIR

For the first time ever at a Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series event, Top Fuel motorcycles took to the meticulously prepped ... [+]
Larry McBride MIR Burnout

McBride Comments on Producing Dragbike Racing’s First Side-by-side 5 with Vantine

Drag racing history was made at the MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway, July 25-27. Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry ... [+]
Chris Matheson Top Fuel Dragbike

Shocking Scare for Top Fuel Racer Chris Matheson

Multiple Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson took the full brunt of a freak accident in Round 5 of the Australian ... [+]
Ian King Dunk

Gulf Oil Dragracing Breaks Record, Take Honors in Finland

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals team headed to the second race 2014 FIM European Dragracing Championship calendar with ... [+]
Larry McBride

MIR’s WPGC Dragbike Fest goes NITRO!

What makes the most anticipated event on the motorcycle drag racing and culture calendar better? Nitro! For the first time ever ... [+]
Scott Gardner, IHRA President

Exciting Nitro Harley Category Takes Stronghold in IHRA

With interest in motorcycle drag racing dwindling in some areas of the country, the sport needs all the support it can ... [+]
Damian Cownden

Cowden Wins IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals

Damian Cownden, from Victoria, B.C., won the Drag Specialties Nitro Bike category, meeting up with Nate Gagnon, from Qualican Beach, B.C. ... [+]
Tommy Grimes

Ray Price Racing Captures Third NHRA Nitro Harley Win

Whenever Ray Price Racing brings the 1,000 horsepower Top Fuel Harley Akea Express, the crowds are always in for the ride-of-their-lives. ... [+]
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Vintage Top Fuel Drag Bikes Come To St. Johns

For more than three decades, the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. Johns has showcased some of America’s finest vintage cars. ... [+]

Dragbike News

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NHDRO Motorcycle Drag Racing Series Race Report

The weekend was already going to be big enough with race winners and crowned champions. Then NHDRO’s Fall Fury Finale got ... [+]
Jeremy Teasley

New World Record For Jeremy Teasley

All year Pro Street fans have been waiting for the category's first 6.80. Jeremy Teasley got the job done at the NHDRO ... [+]
Chaz Kennedy

UPI Performance Joins Star Racing and Chaz Kennedy

UPI Performance, a high performance V-Twin engine shop out of Ashland, OH has joined the Star Racing family of partners as ... [+]

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