Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Gladstone’s Real Street Championship-Winning Suzuki Hayabusa Sold, Will Resurface Soon

Joey Gladstone

Cycledrag.com has confirmed Skip and Joey Gladstone’s IDBL championship-winning DME Real Street “All-Motor” Suzuki Hayabusa “Maggie May” has been sold and will soon resurface. Much

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IDBL News

IDBL Paint the 1/4 Pink

International Drag Bike League (IDBL) to Raise Money for those Battling Breast Cancer with All-Female Race, July 28-30

Racing for a good cause - it's time to once again Paint the Quarter Pink! One of the world's largest all-motorcycle drag ... [+]
Garwood Cycles Hayabusa

International Drag Bike League (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest To Include Huge Bike Show July 30th

The largest all-motorcycle drag racing event in the world keeps getting bigger and better.   The famous International Drag Bike League (IDBL) ... [+]
Pro Street Dragbike World Record

IDBL Claims Quickest Pro Street Run at Record-Breaking MTC Summer Nationals

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is again home to the world's quickest Pro Street drag bike pass after last weekend's ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

L.E Tonglet

L.E Tonglet Wins Norwalk, Takes Pro Stock Motorcycle Point Lead

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, L.E Tonglet emerged victorious with a 6.824 at 195.76 in his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki to defeat ... [+]
Andrew Hines

Mickey Thompson to Back Pro Bike Battle All-Star Race

Mickey Thompson Tires has been named the official sponsor of the Pro Bike Battle event held at Sonoma Raceway, NHRA officials ... [+]
Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie Wins Englistown

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Jerry Savoie emerged victorious with a 6.918 at 192.85 to defeat Hector Arana Jr’s pass of ... [+]
Angelle Sampey

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Gather Valuable Data in Englishtown

The Team Liberty Racing duo fell in the first round of eliminations but both gained major performance strides at both ends ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Runner-up Finish Advances Lucas Oil Racing TV Pro Hector Arana Jr. from Ninth to Sixth

Hector Arana Jr.'s 20th final-round appearance in his powerful Lucas Oil Racing TV Buell lifted him from ninth to sixth in ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr. and Sr.

Hector Arana Jr. Gets First Round Win of ’17; Father Hector Arana Sr. Still Searching for Answers

Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Jr. recorded his first elimination-round win of the young season with a quarterfinal finish at ... [+]

Dragbike News

ESPN and IDBL Dragbike Racing

ESPN to Cover Huge IDBL Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30

The largest all-motorcycle drag race in the world is about to go to the next level! The International Drag Bike League’s (IDBL) ... [+]
Angelle Sampey

Angelle Sampey Collects 400th Career Round Win For Team Liberty at 4-Wides

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey fought it out with the best of them in Pro Stock Motorcycle in ... [+]
Hector Arana Jr.

Seeking Rhythm in the Seat, Hector Arana Jr. Happy to be Back in the Saddle

Although fans won't be able to see it under his Shoei helmet, seventh-year Pro Stock Motorcycle professional Hector Arana Jr. will ... [+]
Shane Pendergrast John Arnold winner circle 2017

AMRA Pro Mod Enjoys Successful Season-Opener from Cajun Country

Winter is over and the AMRA Pro Mod’s laid down some serious rubber this past weekend at State Capitol Raceway’s AMRA ... [+]
Grudge Dragbike

Mardi Gras on the Bayou Dragbike Race

Mardi Gras the First Race of 2017 Mardi Gras on the Bayou took the tree as the first motorcycle drag race of ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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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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Joey Gladstone

Gladstone’s Real Street Championship-Winning Suzuki Hayabusa Sold, Will Resurface Soon

Cycledrag.com has confirmed Skip and Joey Gladstone's IDBL championship-winning DME Real Street "All-Motor" Suzuki Hayabusa "Maggie May" has been sold and ... [+]
Pro Mod Dragbike Side by Side 3, Eric McKinney, Travis Davis

Travis Davis and Eric McKinney Make Dragbike History, Maryland International Raceway Garners Another Accolade

Standout Pro Extreme / Pro Mod dragbike racers Travis Davis and Eric McKinney made motorcycle drag racing history with the category's first ... [+]
Trim-Tex Motorsports Porsche

New Car Design Highlights Exciting Weekend of Racing for Trim-Tex Motorsports

The world-famous, 3.4 mile, Austin, Texas racetrack known as Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is a fitting place to show off the ... [+]
Team Trim-Tex Mazda

Trim-Tex Motorsprts Bolsters Impressive Team with Addition of Josh Bilicki

Trim-Tex Drywall Products' team of skilled motorsports competitors just got even stronger with the addition of professional driver Josh Bilicki. [+]
Rickey Gadson Kawasaki H2

Dragbike Legend Rickey Gadson Shares Land Speed Experience on Kawasaki H2

Over the last 30 years my followers have known me to be into quarter-mile drag racing only.   Since the 2015 release of the ... [+]
Travis Davis

Travis Davis Joins the Pro Mod Dragbike Three-Second Club with a Timblin Chassis

On April Fools day, 2017, Funny Bike and Pro Mod / Pro Extreme motorcycle drag racing veteran Travis Davis of Douglas, ... [+]
Rick Ward Todd Doege Pro Stock Motorcycle

Make More Power With Ward Performance

  When it comes to motorcycle performance and cylinder head technology, Rick Ward of Ward Performance is a phenom. Ward, whose impressive resume ... [+]
MPS Pro ET Series

MPS Sponsoring $10K IDBL Bracket Race and Preparing for an Exciting Year of Dragbike Racing

Motorcycle Performance Specialties continues to support motorcycle drag racers with its sponsorship programs and “Private Label” contingency program.  The Manufacturers Cup, ... [+]

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Harley-Davidson News

Bob Malloy

Nitro Harleys Added to NHRA Tour

NHRA officials announced that the popular Top Fuel Harley motorcycle category will compete at eight events on the 2017 NHRA Mello ... [+]
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, ... [+]

Suzuki GS Dragbike Hits the Wall

Top Fuel News

Chris Matheson

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Makes History with 4th Austrailian Title

Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team have made Australian History taking out their fourth Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Drag Racing ... [+]
Larry McBride

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Qualifies No. 1 Prior to Memphis ManCup Rainout

It's a young season for the 16-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry "Spiderman" McBride, but so far the veteran is pitching ... [+]
Ian King

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Ready for Memphis After Strong Performance in Valdosta

The Gulf Oil Dragracing team of Top Fuel Motorcycle pilot Ian King started kicked off their 2017 season at the Manufacturers ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Larry McBride Takes ManCup Points Lead into Memphis Blues City Bash

With the level of competition in Top Fuel Motorcycle on the rise, 16-time champion Larry "Spiderman" McBride knows every round win is ... [+]
Terry Kizer

Dragbike Legend Terry Kizer Preparing for Top Fuel Motorcycle Debut, Talks About Visionary Ideas

With multiple championships, records and a successful and innovative business, the great Terry Kizer has certainly accomplished enough in the sport ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson Sets Sights on Top Fuel Dragbike Winternational Finals

Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Motorcycle Team have continued to dominate the 400 Thunder Australian Championship, racking up ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Top Fuel Dragbike Legend Larry McBride Wins Season-Opening Race

You could say it's familiar territory. Top Fuel Dragbike legend Larry "Spiderman" McBride began his 39th season of racing the way he ... [+]
Larry McBride

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Ready to Begin 39th Season of Top Fuel Dragbike Racing

It's time once again.  Another season of Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing is here. Few have been involved in any type of ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson Set to Run Santo’s Super Thunder Down Under on Top Fuel Dragbike

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels has been quietly working behind the scenes with his Team to perfect his Nitro Voodoo ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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Bruce Sauer

Legendary Motorcycle Bracket Racer Bruce Sauer Contemplating Going No-Box Racing

Despite being somewhat of a niche sport, preferences for dragbike racing can vary greatly by region.  For instance, some dragbike bracket racing ... [+]
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 ... [+]