Pro Open – a New Motorcycle Drag Racing Class for the Open-Minded

Evolution in motorcycle drag racing, is a good thing, it shows progress.  It bodes well for the sport as a whole, it’s necessary.  Evolution speaks to the future and the future of any good business is new business, not just…

Remembering NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer John Myers

It was on Aug. 9, 1998, that one of the greatest Pro Stock Motorcycle drivers in the history of drag racing passed away – in a street bike accident, nonetheless. It was on that day that John Myers, at the…

Cooper Performance Grooming Richard Gadson to Take over Drag Bike Business

Richard Gadson was always way ahead of his time in motorcycle drag racing. That tends to happen when you are competing before your 16th birthday and your uncle is Rickey Gadson, one of the most successful drag bike racers ever.…

Future Georgia motorsports complex gears up for 2014 groundbreaking

In preparation for a 2014 groundbreaking, Americus Motorsports Complex (AMC) project manager Jay Merritt and the development team have made huge strides over the past several months to increase the global appeal of this facility by hiring an International Safety…

Jerry Cooper – A Wealth of Drag Bike Knowledge

Jerry Cooper was born in Peoria Illinois on May 6, 1962. He started riding motorcycles at an early age. Through his early years Jerry developed his passion for engines, he built both his first car and motorcycle engine at the…

Penske Shocks posts $5,600 in MIROCK Contingency

Penske Racing Shocks has posted $5,600 in the 2014 MIROCK Contingency Program. Penske Racing Shocks has been a MIROCK contingency sponsor since 2008 and MIROCK would like to thank them for their loyal support. When you are looking to put…

Mickey Thompson Tires renews MIROCK Title Sponsorship

Mickey Thompson Tires has renewed their title sponsorship of the MIROCK Superbike Series for an amazing 14 years in a row. Mickey Thompson Tires has been an important partner in growth of the series over the last decade, and MIROCK…

Larry McBride to Run Three MIROCK Events and Full ManCup Schedule in 2014

  Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s 36th year of drag racing will be unlike any he has had before. For the first time in his career the 56-year-old, 12-time champion will race at the widely popular MIROCK series.…

2014 MIROCK Dragbike Racing Payouts and Entry Fees

The payouts & entry fees for the Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series 2014 season are now posted. All MIROCK events will now have the same purse structure at each event regardless of what track you are racing at. The…

Hawaya Racing and VP Racing Fuels extend their Dragbike Relationship into 2014

Hawaya Racing is proud to announce the return of VP Racing Fuels as the Official Fuel of the Hawaya Racing Team as well as the Nitro Bike School for 2014. “Hawaya Racing has had a long standing partnership with VP…

The First Car-Engine Drag Bike

Drag racers—especially during the sport’s early and less restrictive years–would try anything that made sense. And not surprisingly, they looked in all sorts of places to find them. While motorcycle guys have often borrowed technology from car guys, some have…

2013 SGMP Dragbike Nationals Photos

Here is a look back at a few photos from the Dragbike Nationals at South Georgia Motorsports Park. The event was streamed live over the web and was viewed in more than 100 countries. Fans all over the world got…

Golf Conflict Sends MIROCK FBR Shop Summer Sizzler to August 15-17

Because Pinehurst National Golf Club will serve this year as host to both the men’s and women’s U.S. Open Golf Championships, Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood has been compelled to make some adjustments to his summer schedule. To avoid conflicts…

Top Fuel Motorcycle 1000’ Drag Racing: When is now?

If we value human life as much as we do this sport, it’s time we rethink where to put the finish line when Top Fuel motorcycles are on the drag strips.  Top Fuel motorcycles that once covered the ¼ mile…