Mardi Gras on the Bayou Dragbike Race
Published on March 10, 2017 by Jack Korpela · No Comments
Mardi Gras the First Race of 2017
Mardi Gras on the Bayou took the tree as the first motorcycle drag race of the new year. This time the Mardi Gras went down in cajun country at No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, Louisiana.
With perfect weather, a huge crowd of grudge bikes swamped the staging lanes along with a healthy dose of bracket racers from all over the region.
Hand clutches, sliders, Boozefighter Harleys, Pro Mod cars, Grudge bikes like Can’t Get Right, Black Ops, Bloody Mary, Geronimo and Metal Mulisha—the track was live day and night with constant action.
Here’s a highlight video of the event:
Grudge bike “Black Ops” burns out
Grudge bike “Bloody Mary” looks for Big Air
Louisiana grudge racer Stephen Brindle and Krewe
Cavalier laying down some big tire smoke
Bates Leathers’ Dawn Grindle measuring a Mardi Gras racer for a custom suit
Rider Thien Le on grudge bike “Geronimo”
NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champ Jerry Savoie was riveted by the action on No Problem’s starting line
Jeremy Teasley on Derrick “Squeak” Edwards’ MSP-built “Clean Getaway”
Lance Hines on “Metal Mulisha”
M2.shocks’ Marcus McBain built custom shocks onsite
Texas teen “Money Mike” Thurman went to the final 6 in ET before participants voted to quit and split the pot. Money Mike was not pleased with the decision of his fellow racers.
Louisiana legend Michael Phillips on his Coby Adams-built ‘Busa
Lance Hines wheelies on “Lil’ Runts”
Troy Stemley with a wild hog and rabbit stew
Tags: Grudge, Jerry Savioe, Tim Hailey