Michael Davis Bio

Cycledrag.com is pleased to have veteran photographer and journalist Michael Davis contributing to the site. Davis is 56-year-old proud father of three children and two step children, all boys, and grandpa of two grandsons and one granddaughter. He is very…

Remembering Dragbike Legend Dave Schultz

On February 11, 2001, the world lost the greatest Pro Stock Motorcycle champion in history. There were no announcements on the NHRA website. No mention was made on any other websites or in social media. February 11, 2015 came and…

MDIR searching for Director of Marketing and PR and other Officials

Job Title:  Director of Marketing & PR   Location:  Maryland International Raceway   Reports to:  Maryland International Raceway Vice President/General Manager.   Position Summary:  Excellent career opportunity for a seasoned hands-on professional to handle sponsor sales, public relations, and assist…

Larry McBride Recalls Humorous Jim Kizer Story

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of his respected friend, longtime AMA/Prostar top-end official Jim Kizer. So often, McBride relied on Kizer and his watchful eyes. Kizer was there to take…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Rescues Jack Hammer

Legendary 14 time Top Fuel AMA Motorcycle Champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride to the Rescue. After winning Round One of the Australian National Drag Racing championship, Nitro Harley rider and Multiple Australian National Champion Chris Matheson needed some clutch spares in…

Matheson’s Noisy Bar Stool !

After a win in Round One of the Pro-Series Australian Drag Racing Championship, Multiple Australian Champion and current Record Holder Chris Matheson is hoping to back up his Nitro Slam winning performance. Matheson a Brisbane based Top Fuel Motorcycle racer…

Championship Rings for Pro Gas and Pro Mod AMRA 2015 Champions

Camelot Jewelers, of Dunwoody, GA, is proud to present Championship Rings as an incentive for the 2 top gas powered classes.  The rings are exclusively for AMRA Pro Gas and Pro Mod and the value of each ring is $2100.00.     There will…

Hotrodchrissy Joins The Star Racing Dragbike Challenge to Capture Memories to Last a Lifetime

Celebrated drag racing photographer, Hotrodchrissy, has signed on to be the official photographer of The Star Racing Riders Challenge. The New Jersey native, known for her passion for drag racing and keen eye for shooting powerful images will be at…

South Georgia Motorsports Park Joins IHRA

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ and the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) are proud to announce South Georgia Motorsports Park has signed a multi-year sanctioning agreement to join the IHRA as a member track. Located on U.S. 41 in Cecil, Georgia,…

IHRA Names Broadcast Veteran Bill Stephens Lead Announcer

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ and the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) are proud to announce veteran television and radio personality Bill Stephens has been hired as lead announcer for IHRA Nitro Jam events.   “We are pleased to welcome Bill…

Dave Schnitz Comments on SGMP Ownership Change

The motorcycle drag racing world was a bit stunned at the recent and sudden ownership change at South Georgia Motorsports Park. In recent years SGMP has become arguably the nation’s most popular venue for dragbike racing. The track is home…

Get Ken Schwartz Decals, Score Extra $50 for Win in MANCUP or NHDRO

The world’s quickest lawyer on two wheels, Ken Schwartz is offering racers in all MANCUP and NHDRO categories $50 for an event win if KennethRSchwartz.com stickers are run on both sides of the motorcycle. To get the decals, email Ken…

Tommy Bolton Moves into New Shop, Featured on TV

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton, a 25-time plus motorcycle drag racing world champion as both a rider and tuner, recently moved his popular and respected speed shop to a much larger facility. “I went from a 1,900 square foot building to a…

Emotional Rickey Gadson Restoration to be Featured on Discovery’s Velocity Channel

Rickey Gadson, is a 9-time drag racing champion with a compelling story. On Feb 18th, Discovery’s “Velocity” channel covers the emotional roller coaster of his complete restoration of the motorcycle that claimed Rickey’s father “Suicide’s” life some 36 years ago…

South Georgia Motorsports Park Changing Hands

The rumors are true, the South Georgia Motorsports Park racing facility is changing hands.  The winds of change have arrived at SGMP, located in Adel, Georgia and the much vaunted “Valdosta” race track is changing ownership at this time.  …

Hot Dragbike Deals From Schnitz Racing

VANCE & HINES HEAVY DUTY HAYABUSA CAM CHAINS Vance & Hines Motorsports Hayabusa Cam Chains are produced from the strongest and finest steel available. Recommended in all high performance street and racing applications. Cam Chains do wear and need to…

WMDRA and Masters Entertainment Sign TV Deal

The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association’s fifth year of operation promises not only to thrill racers and spectators, but a national television audience as well. Masters Entertainment Group (MEG) will capture all the action at Eddyville Raceway Park (ERP) on…

Rickey Gadson Returns to Pro Street

Rickey Gadson, one of the most accomplished no-bar motorcycle drag racers of all-time is returning to a category he once dominated, Pro Street. Rickey Gadson 62 and Great Lakes Race Craft have teamed up for 2015 ProStreet motorcycle racing efforts.…

The First Time I Met Jim Kizer

Cycledrag.com is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jim Kizer, father of AMA Prostar founder Keith “Scooter” Kizer. Jim Kizer was a fixture at AMA Prostar events, assisting his son in many capacities. He was known for his…

Jay Turner Wins IHRA Nitro Jam Opener

The first race of the 2015 International Hot Rod Association’s Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season now is in the record books. Fans at Southwestern International Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., were treated to an exciting show as Mike McIntire (AMSOIL…

Capone Ready to Step Up to Top Fuel

Team HeadBlade and Capone Racing are ready to announce their 2015 Drag race schedule. During the winter break after numerous phone conversations resulting in a trip to the sunny South to test ride for Tracy Kile’s Bad Apple racing’s Top…

2015 IHRA Nitro Jam and Nitro Harley Class Kick Off This Weekend

 The International Hot Rod Association’s 2015 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season will open this weekend at Southwestern International Raceway in Tucson, Ariz.   The fifth annual Good Vibrations Motorsports Southwestern Nationals presented by Budweiser – featuring the fastest cars…

Brock’s Performance Backs PMRA Super Street

Professional Motorcycle Racing Association (PMRA) is very excited to announce that Brock’s Performance is the new Class Sponsor for the Super Street (9.50) class for 2015! This class brings out the elite street bike racers who have the ability to…