Friday, May 6th, 2016

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest and Elmer Trett Top Fuel Shootout Confirmed Racers – July 29-31, MDIR

Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine

The Mickey Thompson IDBL series is poised for a record-breaking, can’t-miss, exhilarating event when it does something it has never done before by hosting a

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Dragbike News

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 ... [+]
Atco MIROCK race

IDBL Will Not Visit Atco in 2016

IRGSE’s  (owners of the IDBL) Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers and CEO Chris Lencheski informed Cycledrag.com that he just ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Andrew Hines

Andrew Hines Reflects on Winning Four-Wide Nationals

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines scorched the Pro Stock Motorcycle final to win the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented ... [+]
Hector Arana

Red-light a Surprising End to Lucas Oil rider Hector Arana Sr.’s Four-Wide Race

The last thing Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Sr. expected was a red-light, but that's what the 2009 ... [+]
Matt Smith

Matt Smith Takes His Victory Pro Stock Motorcycle to the Final

The first race of the season for Victory Motorcycles racer Matt Smith went about as well as it could for the ... [+]
Andrew Hines

Andrew Hines Wins Four-Wide Nationals

Andrew Hines raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods. Hines continued ... [+]
Matt Smith

Victory Motorcycles Team Sees Highs and Lows in Charlotte

The Victory Motorcycles team of Matt and Angie Smith faced the gamut of emotions after qualifying on Saturday at the seventh ... [+]
Hector Arana

One Streak Continues, One Streak Ends for Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle Team

While one big qualifying streak continued for Arana Racing, another came to an unexpected end. Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector ... [+]

IDBL News

Rickey Gadson

IDBL Busts Open with Pro Street Records

The finest two-wheel racing surface and most organized staff are a given when the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) brings ... [+]
Tyler Cammock

IDBL Motorcycle Drag Racing Launching Hard into 2016

The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series kicks off its 2016 season April 22-24 at Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR) with the ... [+]
IDBL logo

New Sponsor for the International Dragbike League (IDBL)

The International Drag Bike League ™ (IDBL) proudly announces MetalScorpio as the newest associate sponsor for the 2016 IDBL season. “We are ... [+]

Image of the Day

Larry Pesce

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

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 ... [+]
Yellow Corn Kawasaki H2

Rickey Gadson to Represent Japan’s Yellow Corn Motorsports in 2016

Rickey Gadson has secured a major international partnership which will have Gadson representing Japan with Yellow Corn Motosports in the upcoming ... [+]

Gallery

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Kawasaki KZ vs. Suzuki GS

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 ... [+]

Elmer Trett and other Top Fuel Legends

Top Fuel News

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; ... [+]
Chris Matheson vs. Chris Porter

Australia’s Quickest Man Targets ANDRA Finals

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels, multiple-time Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle champion and national record holder Chris Matheson, has his sights ... [+]
Mike Beland, Don Johnson Nitro Harley Team

Mike Beland to Race Nitro Harley with Don Johnson sponsored by Shield Bright 2016

Nitro Harley Top Fuel pilot Mike Beland will race in all the 2016 MANCUP races sponsored by Shield Bright, of West ... [+]

Nitro Dragbike Image of the Day

Larry McBride, Reggie Showers

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 ... [+]