Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Peter Svensson Update

Peter Svensson

No dragbike racer has ever been quicker than Top Fuel Motorcycle pilot Peter Svensson, who  recorded a 5.709 seconds at Tierp Arena, Sweden, in Q2

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IDBL News

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IDBL Pro Street Tire Rule Revision

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) announced today a rule revision in the Pro Street category for the 2017 season. The ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

IDBL Announces Pro Stock Motorcycle Testing Takeover at MDIR’s MTC Summer Nationals May 19-21

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the creation of the Pro Stock Motorcycle testing takeover - a ... [+]
Brunson Grothus

IDBL Announces the Addition of Two New Categories to the Tour’s Two Biggest Events

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the addition of two new categories to the tour's two biggest ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Joey Gladstone, Joe Riccardi

Joey Gladstone and San Marino to Race Full NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Season

Gladstone and San Marino are Racing Full-Time in 2017 Rider Joey Gladstone and bike owner/tuner Joe Riccardi are announcing a full-season partnership ... [+]
Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey

High Performance Lubricants Links Up with Angelle Sampey, Cory Reed and Team Liberty Racing

High Performance Lubricants announced that they will be continuing their partnership with three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion rider Angelle ... [+]
Matt Smith

What Does the End of the Victory Brand Mean for the Pro Stock Motorcycle Teams of Matt Smith and Cory Reed?

After decades of producing Victory Motorcycles, Polaris Industries announced this week it would be shutting down the production of the Victory ... [+]
Matt Smith

Victory Motorcycles Returns to Partner with Matt Smith Racing for 2017

Victory Motorcycles will return to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in 2017, as the company will again partner with ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie Interview Following NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Victory

Please enjoy a teleconference interview of newly-crowned NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Jerry Savoie. THE MODERATOR: We'll take questions for Jerry.   Jerry, ... [+]
Matt Smith

Matt Smith Earns First Victory for Victory Motorcycles

The celebration began before Matt Smith and his Victory Motorcycles Gunner crossed the finish line.   Smith earned his first victory of the ... [+]

Dragbike News

Jay “PeeWee” Gleason

Yamaha Mourns The Passing Of Dragbike Racing Legend Jay “PeeWee” Gleason

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is sad to learn that Jay “PeeWee” Gleason, an iconic dragbike racer and member of its Yamaha ... [+]
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Polaris Announces They Will Wind Down Victory Motorcycles

Polaris Industries will exit the Victory Motorcycle brand it started from scratch 18 years ago, company officials announced Monday, citing a ... [+]
Dimey Eddinger, Mickey Eddinge

Dimey Eddinger Honoring Father’s Legacy with DME Success

Sometimes the most meaningful, significant gifts are given after one passes on. The late Phillip "Mickey" Eddinger shared his love and passion ... [+]
Mark Paquette

Quickest-Ever Pro Street Bike is For Sale! Mark Paquette’s 6.70 Hayabusa Can be Yours

Why build a new Pro Street bike when the world’s quickest is for sale? Mark Paquette is selling his turbocharged, McIntosh ... [+]
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Save 10% on All Tools from Schnitz Racing

Save 10% on all Tools now through years end. Hand Tools, Speciality Sockets and Engine Tools all on Sale! Schnitz Racing offers many ... [+]
Mark Paquette

NHDRO Champ, Top of the G.O.A.T List— Paquette Looks Back on Successful ‘16

With or without wheelie bars, Mark Paquette has always been known for setting dragstrips on fire with blistering performance. But in ... [+]
Jason Dunigan

2016 = 4 Dragbike Championships, BAMF for DME

2016 was another dramatically successful year for motorcycle drag racing powerhouse DME Racing, as the Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based team collected two ... [+]

Image of the Day

Alex Hughes

Manufacturers Cup

ManCup Presented by Vance and Hines

ManCup Dragbike Racing Video Coverage

Enjoy live coverage of the ManCup Mann Hill Garage World Finals from Valdosta, Ga. courtesy of MotormaniaTV. [+]

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Industry News

Star Power - George and Jackie Bryce

George Bryce Update on 2017 Plans, Company Name Change

It has been a unique and eventful off-season for George and Jackie Bryce of Star Racing, now known as Star Power.  ... [+]
Marion Ford FBR Shop Ride Back for Sliders

FBR Shop “Ride Back” for Slider Dragbikes

Do you race a slider dragbike?  We have a product for you! With Marion Ford's FBR Shop "Ride Back" you can ride ... [+]
Tommy "Tombo" Bolton

The First 200 MPH African-American Dragbike Racer – Tommy Bolton

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton is one of the most accomplished and influential African-American motorcycle racers of all-time. Tombo amassed over 25 championships, ... [+]
Grothus Dragbikes Legacy front Wheel

Grothus Dragbikes Legacy Series Front Wheel

Looking to upgrade you dragbike's front wheel? Check out this amazing product and deal from Grothus Dragbikes! It's a lightweight ... [+]
Joe Koenig Trim-Tex DeCal Works Ice racer Kit

DeCal Works Gives Joe Koenig’s YZ 250 Ice Racer a Fresh, New Look

Here at Cycledrag.com we are always striving to connect our readers with the best parts, people and services.  After an ice ... [+]
Andy Leslie

Pro Street Tire Talk – No-Bar Dragbike Racer Andy Leslie Testing New Michelin Power RS Tire

Perhaps a long-awaited solution to a Pro Street tire controversy? Pro Street dragbike racer Andy Leslie has announced he will be testing ... [+]
Team Trim-Tex Mazda

Trim-Tex Motorsports Overcomes Adversity to Score Podium Finish at 25-Hour Endurance Race

Trim-Tex Motorsports has used a lot of power, speed and finesse to succeed in multiple forms of racing this season. Along ... [+]
Eric McKinney

Championship, Wins, Records for Dragbike Racing’s McKinney Motorsports

The McKinney Motorsports team rolled into Valdosta’s South Georgia Motorsports Park with a third straight Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) championship ... [+]

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Harley-Davidson News

The Milwaukee-Eight Harley-Davidson Engine

Harley-Davidson’s New Milwaukee-Eight Engine Debuts With Drag Racing Inspired Intake

Harley-Davidson motorcycles have always been defined by their engines. Owners and loyalists know the names and nicknames for each successive powerplant ... [+]
Sturgis Motorcycle Drag Racing

The Sturgis Celebration Lives On

Mix nitrous oxide with a healthy dose of tattoos and testosterone, then liberally apply the concoction to high-dollar motorcycles and men, ... [+]
Jay Turner

Jay Turner Closing in on Fifth Nitro Harley Championship, Bob Malloy Still in Contention

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Drag Racing Series will wrap up the 2016 season with four championship titles yet to ... [+]

Spencer Claycomb Hayabusa Burnout

Top Fuel News

Peter Svensson

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Peter Svensson Update

No dragbike racer has ever been quicker than Top Fuel Motorcycle pilot Peter Svensson, who  recorded a 5.709 seconds at Tierp ... [+]
Ian King Top Fuel Dragbike

European Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Hoping To Run Entire 2017 U.S. Season

2016 was a momentous year for Ian King and his King Racing - Gulf Oil Drag Racing team. Another record setting ... [+]
Per Bengtsson and Tommy Grimes dragbike

Swedish Super Twin Bike Rider Per Bengtsson and Tommy Grimes Team up

Swedish Super Twin Bike rider Per Bengtsson has teamed up with the 16-time NHRA Wally winner Tommy Grimes to ride the ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson’s Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Motorcycle Takes Out Santo’s Summernationals

Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team have won two from two Top Fuel Championship rounds at Sydney Dragway, the latest ... [+]
Mitch Brown

Mitch Brown Announces Dennis Bradley’s 2017 Top Fuel Motorcycle Team

Longtime motorcycle drag racing veteran Mitch Brown is realizing a dream. "I'm very happy to announce the formation of the new Dennis ... [+]
Ian King

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Gets Magazine Coverage

The 10 time European Championship and now World Land Speed Record holding Gulf Oil Dragracing team enjoyed extensive coverage in the ... [+]
Team Larry McBride, Joe Koenig, 16th championshi

A Comeback for the Ages – Larry “Spiderman” McBride Reflects on Capturing 16th Career Championship

The look on Larry "Spiderman" McBride's face after the ManCup season-opener in April said it all -  "This won't be easy." Back ... [+]
Larry McBride New Top Fuel Motorcycle

McBride Wins 16th Championship and Runs Career Best Run on New Bike

Larry "Spiderman" McBride and team made a long night of Thursday maintenance pay off with Star's best run yet at 5.83 ... [+]
Larry McBride Pit Work

Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Crew Put in Long Day of Testing and Wrenching Prior to ManCup Finals

Larry "Spiderman" McBride is known as a very punctual racer who arrives to events well in advance. The Spiderman is extremely ... [+]
Elmer Trett Plaque

Elmer Trett to be Honored During the 40th annual Mann Hill Garage ManCup World Finals

The ManCup motorcycle drag racing sanction is pleased to announce a new award of high honor available to Top Fuel motorcycle ... [+]

Nitro Dragbike Image of the Day

Chris Matheson vs. Chris Porter

Columns

Roy Strawn with T.C. Christenson and Wally Parks

A History of Motorcycle Drag Racing’s Sanctioning Bodies

Before motorcycle drag racing could grow, it needed visionary individuals who recognized its potential as a spectator sport. If races among ... [+]
John Myers

The Great Rivalries in Dragbike Racing

Rivalries are inevitable. Any time money and ego are at stake, strong and unchecked emotions often find their way into the ... [+]
Suzuki Hayabusa

2017: The Year of the Suzuki Hayabusa in Motorcycle Drag Racing? KZ and GS Out?

The 2015 and 2016 racing seasons have proven to be eventful; the Manufacturer’s Cup, NHDRO and IDBL classes were filled to the ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie Proves You Can Have Strength Without Numbers

When Jerry Savoie, the affable, unassuming drag racer and alligator farmer from the bayous of Louisiana, won the 2016 NHRA Mello ... [+]
Jack Romine

All Harley Drag Racing Alive and Well with the AMRA

On October 15 -16, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending the 25th Annual AMRA, Jim McClure/Ray Price, Nitro Nationals, as ... [+]