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May 2009 Archive

FBR Shop Putting Hayabusa Motor on the Atak

Welcome to the next era. Dragbike racing has long been dominated by the legendary Kawasaki KZ and Suzuki GS motors of the 70s and 80s. 

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More From May 2009

Gulfport All Harley Blowout Recap

Memorial Day Weekend’s 27th Annual “All Harley” Blowout at Gulfport Dragway saw as big a battle getting the race completed as the racers had on

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Chris Streeter Lake Erie Racing Blog

To get you up to speed, here is a quick re-cap of last season. Chris Streeter came out of the gates strong in 2008, winning

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Stotz Racing Back in the Saddle

Kent Stotz got Back in the Saddle for the first time in almost two years. True to his experience he had reaction times between .023

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NHRA Makes Pro Stock Motorcycle Rule Change

Following a review of recent performances in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category, NHRA has announced that the minimum weight for the Harley-Davidson 160-cid four-valve combinations

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Jeff Stevens rides to V-Rod Destroyer win at Commerce

Harley-Davidson/Buell of Bloomington/Do-Rock Racing rider Jeff Stevens rode to victory in the Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Destroyer class at the AHDRA Southern Nationals event at the

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AHDRA Makes Rule Change

HDRA makes changes to 2009 rulebook involving the S&S 124 Challenge class (SSC), Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Destroyer class (VRD) and the General Rules section. 1-Effective

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The Lumberjack Report – NHRA O’Reilly Midwest Nationals, Hello Harleys!

Hello Harleys! After a quiet start to the 2009 season the four-time NHRA championship winning Screamin’ Eagle Harley Davidson V-Rod team reasserted its dominance by

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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 ... [+]