ManCup Expecting Most Exciting Season Yet With Top Fuel Parity, McBride’s New Bike and Vance & Hines Series Backing

ManCup motorcycle drag racing is about a month away from kicking off its sixth season – one many feel could be its most successful and exciting yet.  The anticipation of 15-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s race debut of his new,…

Rickey Gadson to Represent Japan’s Yellow Corn Motorsports in 2016

Rickey Gadson has secured a major international partnership which will have Gadson representing Japan with Yellow Corn Motosports in the upcoming racing season. Gadson will be racing a 2016 Kawasaki H2 fitted with Guhl Motorsports ECU and Brock’s Performance “Stupid…

Amazing Brock’s Performance Yamaha R1 Slip-On

Yamaha fans have been touting the new R1 since it’s makeover debut in 2015, and it now has the stamp of approval from Brock Davidson as well. “Yamaha really stepped up to the plate on this one, and to date,…

Nitro Fish Returns to Support Two-time Pro Stock Motorcycle Champ Matt Smith

Two-time world champion Matt Smith has re-signed Nitro Fish Ultimate Gear as a major associate sponsor of his eye-catching Victory Gunner Pro Stock Motorcycle. Owned by former Top Fuel and Pro Stock driver Kenny “Capt. Chaos” Koretsky, Nitro Fish Ultimate…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride New Bike Testing Numbers Revealed

15-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride was very pleased with his new motorcycle’s debut performance. On its very first pass it went 3.94 at 195 mph followed by a stellar 3.82 at 205 mph “We are very happy. We are…

McBride Smokes Tire in Final Test Pass, Vantine Runs 3.98 1/8th

Top Fuel motorcycle standouts Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine wrapped up successful preseason testing at Orlando Speed World in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 22-23. After making passes for a day-and-a-half, the duo was rained out on Tuesday afternoon. “We wanted to make more runs…

Atco Raceway Issues Statement on U.S. Nationals, Says Race Will go on Without the IDBL

The longest running motorcycle drag race in the country, the U.S. Nationals from Atco Raceway was originally scheduled to be a part of the IDBL series this season. Cycledrag.com learned this week through IRGSE’s (owners of the IDBL) Vice Chairman…

Former CBS President Neal Pilson Partners with IRGSE and IHRA to Assist With Future Growth

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE), a global leader in marketing and promoting of sports and live entertainment experiences, has named Pilson Communications, Inc. (PCI) as its consulting company for future television and digital agreements. The newly aligned partnership will focus…

Updated 2016 IDBL Schedule; Future Growth Plans for 2017

The nation’s largest motorcycle drag racing series, International Drag Bike League (IDBL), kicks off its 2016 season in two short months at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) on April 22 – 24. 2016 IDBL Schedule April 22 – 24 Maryland International…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Successfully Debuts New Motorcycle in front of Jay Leno

After seven years of arduous, precise labor Larry “Spiderman” McBride and his team debuted what many consider the world’s most technologically-advanced Top Fuel motorcycle. At a drag strip in Florida, the 14-time champion, an icon of motorcycle drag racing debuted the bike…

IDBL Will Not Visit Atco in 2016

IRGSE’s  (owners of the IDBL) Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers and CEO Chris Lencheski informed Cycledrag.com that he just got word from Atco track owner Len Capone Sr., that the IDBL will be unable to host the Orient Express…

IRGSE CEO says Jason Miller turned down IDBL President Role, says Series will Experience Unprecedented Growth

Last week Cycledrag.com broke news of the potential departure of longtime and popular MIROCK/IDBL promoter Jason Miller from the successful, Mechanicsville, Md.-based dragbike series.  A press release from IRGSE, the IDBL’s parent company and owners of the IHRA, quickly followed…

The IDBL’s Uncertain Future, Jason Miller Gone from the Series?

News broke earlier this week about Jason and Chris Miller departing their longtime home, Maryland International Raceway for a new venture called Miller Brothers Productions. The Miller brothers had worked under their father, longtime MDIR owner Royce Miller for more…

Refresher – Royce Miller’s Statement on Sale of MIR and Update on MIROCK (IDBL) from 2014

From Royce to All MIR Racers, Sponsors, Fans and Staff I am excited to report that the Miller family and Maryland International Raceway has “hitched our wagon” to the fastest growing motorsports group in the country, the IRG Sports +…

A Look Back at the Demise of Outlaw Pro Street Dragbikes and Jason Miller’s Controversial Call

Being a race promoter can call for making some tough decisions that don’t always sit well with racers. Longtime MIROCK and IDBL promoter Jason Miller, now of Miller Brothers Productions found this out many times. Some decisions Miller had to…

Jason and Chris Miller leave Maryland International Raceway Full Time for Miller Brothers Productions

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE) announced today that Jason Miller and Chris Miller from Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR) are transitioning into a full-time role with their highly successful Miller Brothers Productions company (MBP) with the full support of the IRGSE…

Let Ryan Schnitz Flash Your ZX-10 ECU for Big Gains

The new 2016 Kawasaki ZX10R has a updated engine design with larger electronically controlled throttlebodies, a 32bit ECU, Enhanced Power Modes, a new chassis and even a launch control mode. But this rocket is still highly restricted and that needs…

New Wheels Available from Brock’s

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Lectron Carburetor Off-Road Reviews

Lectron is one of the most respected names in drag racing. If you are interested in trying a Lectron carburetor for an off-road application, please check out the information and reviews below. When using a Lectron you will experience –…

Five Star Powersports and Cycledrag.com Join Forces to Bring Dragbike Racers Unbeatable Deals

As a leader in motorcycle racing and performance news and entertainment, Cycledrag.com is proud to announce a partnership with Five Star Powersports, a premier motorcycle, and more, dealer in Duncansville, Pa., designed to offer dragbike racers unbeatable deals. “There are…

Travis Pastrana Goes All In With Nitro Circus; Partnership Announced

Nitro Circus has entered into a game-changing partnership with co-founder Travis Pastrana. With this milestone agreement, Pastrana is a fully sponsored Nitro Circus athlete and Nitro Circus now has exclusive branding rights to Pastrana’s headwear and apparel. The action sports…

U.S. Chrome Electroless Nickel Plating

US Chrome has been helping engineers find solutions to surface coating challenges for more than 70 years. Their collaborative R&D program has perfected precision hard chrome plating and created a family of composite coatings for industries seeking alternatives for chrome.…

Mike Dunn Named IHRA President

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE), proud portfolio company of TPG; parent company to the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA); one the fastest-growing professional racing circuits globally, today, announced that Mike Dunn has been installed as President of the IHRA organization…

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School Returns for 15th Season

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School (RGDRS) is launching its 15th year with a major change to the schedule. “Since the schools inception in 2001, it’s always been my goal to teach riders how to handle the power and speed of…

Top Fuel Motorcycle University – Team McBride Produces Record-Setters

Learning to race a nitro methane-fueled, 240-plus mph Top Fuel Motorcycle is daunting and unforgiving.  A mistake could be a matter of life and death.  Few individuals are even willing, or brave enough, to take the task on. Top Fuel…

NHRA Announces Live Streaming Program for 2016

NHRA will launch a premium live streaming service, anticipated to start in March 2016, which will deliver live video streams from NHRA Mello Yello Series events to internet-connected devices, including mobile devices. This subscription service will give NHRA fans around…

The Birth of Pro Stock Motorcycle: Part 1

Although not the fastest or loudest or flashiest form of motorcycle drag racing, Pro Stock Motorcycle has nevertheless become synonymous with the sport. News organizations as prestigious as the “New York Times” cover it, and companies as large Fortune 500…

Chris Matheson Makes Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship Intentions Clear

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels has made his 2016 Championships season intentions clear. Matheson a multiple Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion has been testing his new Top Fuel Motorcycle since late last year and is already getting results. Matheson…