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July 2011 Archive

Points Leader Stoffer Earns Another Top-Half Berth for Team GEICO

Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader Karen Stoffer has been playing musical motors with her GEICO Suzuki at this weekend’s 24th annual FRAM/Autolite NHRA Nationals. But

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More From July 2011

Pastranathon Over on First Night?

Freestyle and motorsports superstar Travis Pastrana didn’t begin his self-proclaimed “Pastranathon” the way he had hoped.  Pastrana planned to compete in the X-Games in Los

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Points Leader Stoffer Sizes up Her Chances at ‘Home’ Track

Things are going extremely well for Pro Stock Motorcycle favorite Karen Stoffer. The popular rider from Reno, Nevada, is coming off her first victory of

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Matt Smith Looking for a Win

Sitting third in the NHRA Full Throttle Championship point standings, Matt Smith has one win this year and this weekend at the 24th annual FRAM

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Back at Sea Level, Tonglet Aiming for Good Performance

His sophomore season in NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle category has been a roller-coaster-like ride, but it won’t keep LE Tonglet from earning a position in

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Jim Underdahl

Countdown Pressure in On for Underdahl

After a frustrating weekend in Denver, Jim Underdahl is feeling the pressure of securing a Countdown berth after losing two spots and falling to 9th

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Arana Jr. Makes Sonoma Debut with Trusty ‘Gracie’

ector Arana Jr. is very glad to get his “Gracie” back this weekend for the 24th annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway. “Gracie” is

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Arana Sr. Feels He’s Found the Right Powerplant

Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Sr. had a dilemma after the Mopar Mile-High Nationals in Denver. Does he take the engine he used with

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G.T. Tonglet

G.T. Tonglet Hopes to Get Rid of New Bike ‘Gremlins’

After dealing with unknown gremlins – the kind that usually create problems in new Pro Stock Motorcycles – GT Tonglet, his dad Gary and brother

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Angie Smith NHRA

Angie Smith is Ready for Redemption

Angie Smith had a rough time out last weekend in Denver. Not qualifying for her first time this season, Smith hopes to put all that

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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 ... [+]