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August 2008 Archive

First Win for Frank Stotz Comes with New ET and MPH Records

Little Frankie Stotz gets into the record books with his Turbo CBR1000RR setting the new track record of 7.37 ET @ 197 MPH and his

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More From August 2008

The Resurrection of a Kaw

It all started in the Spring of 2001, late in my senior year of high school in Pittsburgh, Pa.  I was a few months away

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Jimmy Brantley’s Motorcycle Sold

Larry “Spiderman” McBride is reporting that Jimmy Brantley’s “Hulk” Top Fuel bike has been sold to a buyer in Australia. “This buyer was very interested

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Stoffer Battles Back into Championship Contention

Heading into the NHRA Toyo Tires Nationals from Reading, Pa., Aug. 14-17, Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Karen Stoffer had but one goal – get back

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McBride’s Dominance Continues

Eight-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride perpetuated his dragbike dominance by garnering his fourth win of the season at the fifth stop on

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Grimes’ Hot Streak Continues

Tommy Grimes and Mid-Continent Motorsports Team made it to the finals of the 27th Annual Truett and Osborn Drag Race at Wichita, KN.  This race

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Grimes Wins Race at the Rally

Tommy Grimes, former NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Nitro Harley champion and the Mid-Continent Motorsports Team added another title to their list, Top Fuel winner at the

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IDBL Raises Money for Breast Cancer Patients!

Top Fuel News

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 ... [+]
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 ... [+]

Nitro Dragbike Image of the Day

Ian King

Columns

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 ... [+]