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April 2011 Archive

MIROCK Spring Nationals

More From April 2011

Arana Sr. Keeping Close Eye on Jr.

Hector Arana Sr. didn’t use the five weeks since the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle season-opener to work on his own Lucas Oil Buell or his

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Arana Jr. Welcoming Challenges

Hector Arana Jr. knew his rookie season in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle would be difficult. But he didn’t expect it to be this hard. Arana

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Smith Excited to be in Houston

Angie Smith heads into the 24th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals in Houston, Texas this week top-10 in points, and hopes to keep

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Sizzling Stoffer Poised for Another Big Race

It’s likely that no rider in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class wanted a five-week break between the season opener and this weekend’s 24th annual

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Tonglet Happy to Get Back to Work

Seven weeks after beginning the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing season, LE Tonglet will be back on the Nitro Fish Suzuki GSX-R Pro Stock

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Controversy at The Cup?

Was there foul play at The Cup?  Official tech director Phil Davis found a lead bar in the vicinity of the top-end scales during the

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Mickey Thompson Calling for First Six-Second Pro Street Pass

This year, Mickey Thompson has teamed up with Don Plesser and the PR Factory Store to create an exciting new program called the Six-Second Bounty.

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Hail Hogan!

There’s a new speed king in the world of drag bike racing. Heading into the Spring Manufacturers Cup at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Cecil,

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Teasley and Adams Performance Annihilate Real Street Record

“What can I say, the weekend went very well—better then I planned,” said Jeremy Teasley. The reigning Real Street champion started the 2011 season with

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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


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 ... [+]