Photos of Larry McBride’s New Top Fuel Motorcycle

Top Fuel Motorcycle 11-time champion, Larry “Spiderman” McBride is getting closer to unveiling his brand new, state-of-the-art nitro dragbike. “We are almost done,” McBride said. “I’m getting really excited. This bike uses a lot of new technology.” One of the…

Title This – Drag Bike Nationals Tower Scuffle

Strange things can occur in the tower during a long, three-day motorcycle drag race. At the Drag Bike Nationals at South Georgia Motorsports Park, Nov.8-10, Cycledrag.com captured this image, and to honest, we are not sure what is going on.…

Under Construction – MANCUP and the SGMP Drag Bike Nationals

Someone once wrote, “The road to success is always under construction.”  I certainly am not the first person to make note of this cliché.  But if today is cliché day, I say if the shoe fits, feel free to lace…

RS Motorsports caps 2013 with MIROCK Wins and Dragbike Championships

South Carolina trucking magnate and race team owner Roger Starrette spent the first two weekends of November unloading his trailer-full of nitrous-huffing, Kawasaki ZX14s—winning races and securing yet another championship.   The month started off at Rockingham Dragway, home of…

American Performance Engineering APE – Reliability and Experience in Dragbike Racing and Powersports

APE, the creation of high performance machinist Jay Eshbach, is a study in survival and adaptation in the high performance motorcycle business in an ever changing world. Jay has not only managed to supply motorcycle racers with go-fast parts since…

Two Dragbike Championships Cap Off DME’s Best Year Ever

Dragbike Rider Joey Gladstone and Dimey Eddinger’s DME Racing team finished off 2013 with two Orient Express Pro Street championships—one in the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series and the other in the Manufacturers Cup. Sealing the deal in style, Gladstone…

Dale Nilles and Punisher Racing Finished with 4 Dragbike Championships

Dale Nilles finished the weekend with a win and the championship for the Manufactures Cup Series. Dale won 2 of the events summer and fall and runner up in the spring event, giving dale 304 points to win this year’s…

2014 MIROCK Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule

The 2014 MIROCK motorcycle drag racing schedule has been released. Promoter Jason Miller worked with NHDRO to make sure none of the dates overlap. The series against features a stop at Atco Raceway for the U.S. Nationals and begins and…

Dream Chaser Dragbike Racing – “We’ve come a long way, baby!”

Not only did Janette Thornley and the Dream Chaser Dragbike Racin’ team go a lot of miles to race, but they came a long way in performance.  Although the team didn’t bring home a win during the last three appearances…

The Top Fuel Motorcycle Battle in Bradenton – One for the Dragbike Record Books

The much vaunted Battle of Bradenton, a clash of Top Fuel motorcycle titans took place just a week ago at the Bradenton Motorsports Park, track in Bradenton, Florida. The hype and close to a half a million dollars in track…

Larry McBride Wins International Top Fuel Dragbike Showdown and 12th Championship

Who is the quickest and most tenacious Top Fuel dragbike racer in the world? Fans sought the answer at one of the most highly anticipated international Top Fuel motorcycle confrontations ever, the Man Cup Haltech World Finals from Bradenton, Fla.,…

Dragbike Nationals Video Coverage From Valdosta

If you missed the Dragbike Nationals from Valdosta, Ga., fear not. Thanks to Tim Fleming at SGMP and six fine sponsors, Fish Customs, Cooper performance, McKinney Motorsports, Powertrain Inc, Timblin Chassis, and Robinson Industries,  Motormaniatv.com captured the entire race. Over…

2013 MIROCK Motorcycle Drag Racing Champions

Cycledrag would like to congratulate the 2013 MIROCK motorcycle drag racing champions. It was a long and challenging season, which included an event at Atco Raceway, the tour’s first ever stop at a track other than Maryland International Raceway or…

Chris Matheson Back in The Saddle after Top Fuel Motorcycle Crash

  Three time Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion returned to the scene of one of the more spectacular high speed crashes in history earlier this month to compete in the Australian Nationals. Matheson had been recovering since his 231 MPH…

2014 Harley-Davidson Dragbike Schedule

2014 Harley-Davidson Dragbike Schedule March 7-9 NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series-Royal Purple Raceway, Houston, Tx March 21-22  IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series Southwestern-Nationals  SW International Raceway, Tucson, AZ March 28-29  IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series San Antonio Nationals-San Antonio…

Michael Ray Finishes No. 2 in the NHRA Motorcycle Drag Racing Championship

After remaining within the top five Pro Stock Motorcycle competitors for 13 consecutive races of this 16-race season, the Sovereign-Star Racing dragbike team and racer Michael Ray will finish their 2013 season in the No. 2 position of the NHRA…

Racers Reminisce about Dragbike legend Elmer Trett

On September 1, 1996 motorcycle drag racing lost perhaps the greatest Top Fuel rider in the sport’s history when Elmer Trett came off his motorcycle at the top end of Indianapolis Raceway Park. Trett was a trendsetting genius in the…

Sovereign-Star Racing Dragbike Team Looking For Strong Finish

The Sovereign-Star Racing National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle team hopes to conclude their 2013 racing season in the No. 2 position in the overall points countdown following the Auto Club NHRA Finals this weekend Nov. 7-10 at…

Dragbike Track Records Fall at The Rock

  The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series blistered legendary Rockingham Dragway this past weekend, as the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing organization concluded it’s 2013 season with the Lee’s Performance World Finals on November 1-3. Mother Nature made it a…

Build Now, Pay Later with Schnitz Racing

We know that performance parts can be expensive. Engine upgrades, shocks, swingarms, exhaust systems and even tires can break the bank account. This is especially true if you just got a new or “new to you” bike and want to…

The Battle of Bradenton, a clash of Top Fuel Dragbike Titans

  On Friday, November 8th, 2013, at a drag strip located in Bradenton, Florida in the USA, a clash of Top Fuel motorcycle teams will occur.  The two quickest Top Fuel motorcycles on planet earth will meet for the first…

Announcer Joe Plug Passes

Cycledrag.com is saddened to learn of the passing of longtime Maryland International Raceway announcer Joe Plug.  God bless Joe and his family. The first few times I announced dragbike events at Maryland International Raceway in 2002, Joe Plug was my…