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News By Jack Korpela

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 full-field, ...

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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

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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"

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Larry McBride new leathers

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