Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Dragbike Community Asking for Prayers for Injured Nitro Harley Racer Dean Comunal

Dean Comunal

On Sunday, August 20th Nitro Harley racer Dean Comunal was seriously injured at the AMRA Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson Northeast Nitro Nationals at Numidia Dragway in Catawissa,

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IDBL News

Grothus Dragbikes IDBL Winners

Gigantic IDBL Pro Mod Championship Race Moves to Rockingham World Finals, Nov. 3-5

The inaugural IDBL Pro Mod championship chase just got even bigger. After a competitive and successful IDBL debut at the WPGC Bike ... [+]
Real Street racer Del Flores, Shelia Green-Barnhill from Bikers Against Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Patient Elaine Hilton, IDBL President Jack Korpela, Rich Gonnello

IDBL “Paint The 1/4 Pink” Means Green for Cancer Patients

In its fifth year, the International Drag Bike League’s “Paint the 1/4 Pink” program raised over $7,000 to support those who ... [+]
Dave Vantine

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Pro Eliminations Video Broadcast

Below you can relive the record-setting IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30. The outstanding coverage from MotormaniaTV ... [+]
Larry McBride, Paul Teutul Sr.

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Shatters Records, Quickest Side-by-Side Run in Dragbike History Recorded

The International Drag Bike League’s premier event, the WPGC Bike Fest lived up to its year-long hype with multiple record-setting performances. Thousands ... [+]
IDBL Paint the 1/4 Pink

Maryland Dragbike Fest Aiming to Break Records and Raise Money for Breast Cancer

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) invades Maryland International Raceway this weekend, July 28-30, hoping to smash records and raise money ... [+]

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle News

Jerry Savoie

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Defending Champion Jerry Savoie Wins Brainered

Jerry Savoie, the Pro Stock Motorcycle reigning world champion, defeated teammate and points leader LE Tonglet in the finals at the ... [+]
L.E Tonglet

Red Hot Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer L.E. Tonglet Wins Chicago

L.E Tonglet outlasted the Pro Stock Motorcycle field at the 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by K&N ... [+]
Steve Johnson Pro Stock Motorcycle

Dragbike Veteran Steve Johnson to Enter 400th NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Race in Chicago

Steve Johnson will reach an impressive accomplishment at this weekend’s 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by K&N ... [+]
Angelle Sampey, Cory Reed

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Focusing on One Round at a Time Heading into Chicago

On the horizon of the second half of the season, it would be easy to look too far ahead of oneself ... [+]
Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed

Allegany Motor & Pump Service Jumps on Board with Angelle Sampey and Team Liberty Racing

It was announced today that Allegany Motor & Pump Service, Inc. is joining forces with Angelle Sampey as an associate sponsor ... [+]
L.E. Tonglet

Tonglet’s Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle Win Keeps the WAR Machine Rolling

No two-car or two-bike NHRA team is dominating a class the way White Alligator Racing (WAR) is in Pro Stock Motorcycle. ... [+]

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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Tribute to Larry "Drums" Brancaccio

Harley Dragbike Racers Gather to Pay Tribute to Larry “Drums” Brancaccio

The motorcycle drag racing community was stunned last October when it suddenly lost one of its most successful and colorful racers, ... [+]
Joe Ferraro, dragbike racing

Joe Ferraro Claims New England Dragway Motorcycle Masters Championship

On Saturday, August 12th, 2017, Joe Ferraro, of RI won the New England Dragway Motorcycle Masters contest on his first try.  ... [+]
Joey Gladstone

New Owner Of Former Joey Gladstone Championship-Winning Real Street Hayabusa Revealed, A Champion Returns

A few weeks ago Cycledrag.com reported the IDBL Real Street championship-winning, all-motor Suzuki Hayabusa of Joey and Skip Gladstone, known as "Maggie May" ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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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 ... [+]

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. [+]

IDBL Raises Money for Breast Cancer Patients!

Top Fuel News

Dean Comunal

Dragbike Community Asking for Prayers for Injured Nitro Harley Racer Dean Comunal

On Sunday, August 20th Nitro Harley racer Dean Comunal was seriously injured at the AMRA Vreeland's Harley-Davidson Northeast Nitro Nationals at ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Matheson Wrestles Croc at Hidden Valley and Sets New Top Fuel Motorcycle Track Record

Multiple Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion, Chris Matheson has taken home a much sort after Crocodile Skull Trophy and a Thunder ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Larry McBride and Dave Vantine Make Motorsports History With Quickest Side-by-Side Dragbike run

July 29th, 2017 will serve as a footnote in the history of motorcycle racing. At the IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from ... [+]
Larry "Spiderman" McBride

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Takes Pole and Runner-Up Finish at Galot

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 16-time champion Larry "Spiderman" McBride knew his team would be put to the test under the hot ... [+]
Larry McBride Top Fuel Dragbike

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Debut New Look on his Trim-Tex Top Fuel Motorcycle at Galot

ManCup Top Fuel Motorcycle point leader and 16-time champion Larry "Spiderman" McBride is ready to get back to work at this weekend's, ... [+]
Chris Matheson

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Set for Territory

Australia’s current Number 1 Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team are making final preparations for the ... [+]
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 ... [+]

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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 ... [+]