IDBL Busts Open with Pro Street Records

The finest two-wheel racing surface and most organized staff are a given when the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) brings the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series to Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR). But when unanticipated rain and an…

Andrew Hines Reflects on Winning Four-Wide Nationals

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines scorched the Pro Stock Motorcycle final to win the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods at zMAX Dragway. Competing in a unique four-wide format aboard a Harley-Davidson V-Rod® motorcycle, Hines finished…

Red-light a Surprising End to Lucas Oil rider Hector Arana Sr.’s Four-Wide Race

The last thing Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Sr. expected was a red-light, but that’s what the 2009 champion saw as he left in the semifinal round of the seventh annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes…

Matt Smith Takes His Victory Pro Stock Motorcycle to the Final

The first race of the season for Victory Motorcycles racer Matt Smith went about as well as it could for the two-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion. Smith, who unexpectedly failed to qualify for the race in Gainesville, Fla., qualified No.…

Andrew Hines Wins Four-Wide Nationals

Andrew Hines raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods. Hines continued his mastery of the Four-Wide Nationals in Pro Stock Motorcycle and held off top qualifier Eddie Krawiec, Chip…

Victory Motorcycles Team Sees Highs and Lows in Charlotte

The Victory Motorcycles team of Matt and Angie Smith faced the gamut of emotions after qualifying on Saturday at the seventh annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods. Matt Smith had the quickest Pro Stock Motorcycle on the property…

One Streak Continues, One Streak Ends for Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle Team

While one big qualifying streak continued for Arana Racing, another came to an unexpected end. Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Sr. qualified for his 140th consecutive race, which is the seventh-longest active streak in the NHRA Mello…

Final Round Upsets at NHDRO’s Huntsville Debut

The crisp spring weather couldn’t have been better as the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series took over T.T. Jones’ Huntsville Dragway for the NHDRO April Season Opener. A lively crowd from all over northern Alabama and south Tennessee came…

Star Racing Excited for NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods

Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing teammates Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed hit the road for the second of 16 events for Pro Stock Motorcycle class and land at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by…

Victory Motorcycles Rider Matt Smith Ready to Rebound at Home Track

After an unfortunate start to the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Victory Motorcycles rider Matt Smith is ready for a rebound at this weekend’s seventh annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods at zMax Dragway.   The…

Angie Smith Feels at Home at zMax Dragway with Victory Motorcycles Entry

For Victory Motorcycles rider Angie Smith, the best way to deal with the seventh annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods this weekend at zMax Dragway is to not think of it any different. Instead of racing one other Pro…

Lucas Oil Rider Hector Arana Sr. Primed for Big Weekend in Charlotte

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has started well for Lucas Oil rider Hector Arana Sr., and now he heads to a track where his team holds the record for elapsed time and speed.   Son Hector Jr.…

IDBL Motorcycle Drag Racing Launching Hard into 2016

The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series kicks off its 2016 season April 22-24 at Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR) with the Pingel Spring Nationals—opener of the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL).   Huge fields of the world’s quickest…

Past Four-Wide Winner Hector Arana Jr. Ready for More Charlotte NHRA Success

While some racers in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series may look at the seventh annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods this weekend with apprehension and dismay, Lucas Oil Racing TV rider Hector Arana Jr. welcomes the…

Shield Bright Coatings Top Fuel Harley Team Optimistic First Outing

The Shield Bright Coatings, Top Fuel Harley Team, had an optimistic first outing on April 8-10, at the MANCUP Exoticycle Roaring Toyz, Spring Cup race. The event, held at the prestigious South Georgia Motorsports Park near Valdosta, Georgia is the…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Successfully Debuts New Top Fuel Motorcycle at Spring Cup

Imagine spending more than seven years of difficult, precise labor crafting a masterpiece, only to rip it all back apart shortly after it’s finished. Welcome to the demanding, unforgiving world of Top Fuel Motorcycle and team Larry “Spiderman” McBride. After…

NHDRO Uncorks 2016 Dragbike Racing at Huntsville Dragway

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series is dipping into warm Southern waters to kick off 2016 with the NHDRO April Season Opener. T.T. Jones’ Huntsville Dragway welcomes NHDRO’s Brian and Niki Welch for the first time, and the combination…

Larry McBride Debuts “Star” with a Five and a Win, Sam Wills Gets First Event Win on New Bike

It was an exciting weekend at the ManCup Spring Cup from Valdosta, Ga., April 8-10. Larry “Spiderman” McBride successfully debuted his new motorcycle with a five-second run and a win in round No. 1. Veteran Sam Will and crew chief…

The Debut Looms – Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s “Star” is Born

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride hasn’t remembered being this busy in a long time. As his 38th season of racing quickly approaches the 15-time champion is using every possible second to prepare and finalize what is considered by…

The Pioneers of Pro Stock Motorcycle: 1973-2000 – Part 2

Motorcycle drag racing journalist John Stein is back with his multi-part series dedicated to the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Click here, if you have not checked out Part 1 yet. It’s great reading. Bob Carpenter In many ways Bob Carpenter…