Rickey Gadson’s Road to Becoming One of the Most Successful Dragbike Racers of All-Time

You could say Rickey Gadson is a two-wheel prodigy. The legendary dragbike pilot starting riding motorcycles at about the same time he learned to walk. At the young age of nine, astoundingly, he could operate a heavy, powerful and massive Kawasaki Z900,…

Trim-Tex adds Gladstone to its Team

Drywall bead powerhouse Trim-Tex announces a personal sponsorship for rider Joey Gladstone in his first full year of NHRA Mello Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle racing. Joey will be showcasing a custom Trim-Tex helmet at all events in 2017.   “I…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Peter Svensson Update

No dragbike racer has ever been quicker than Top Fuel Motorcycle pilot Peter Svensson, who  recorded a 5.709 seconds at Tierp Arena, Sweden, in Q2 on the afternoon of August 24, 2012.  But where has he been? Since a trip…

George Bryce Update on 2017 Plans, Company Name Change

It has been a unique and eventful off-season for George and Jackie Bryce of Star Racing, now known as Star Power.  After nearly 25 consecutive, fast-pace seasons on the NHRA tour, the couple is preparing for what looks like a…

Yamaha Mourns The Passing Of Dragbike Racing Legend Jay “PeeWee” Gleason

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is sad to learn that Jay “PeeWee” Gleason, an iconic dragbike racer and member of its Yamaha family of racers, passed away over the weekend. Bob Starr, General Manager of Communication at Yamaha Motor U.S., said,…

A History of Motorcycle Drag Racing’s Sanctioning Bodies

Before motorcycle drag racing could grow, it needed visionary individuals who recognized its potential as a spectator sport. If races among bootleggers barreling down country roads could become NASCAR, wasn’t there also potential for those racing motorcycles from stoplight to…

Joey Gladstone and San Marino to Race Full NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Season

Gladstone and San Marino are Racing Full-Time in 2017 Rider Joey Gladstone and bike owner/tuner Joe Riccardi are announcing a full-season partnership on Riccardi’s San Marino Excavating Suzuki for the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle season. “This has…

European Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Hoping To Run Entire 2017 U.S. Season

2016 was a momentous year for Ian King and his King Racing – Gulf Oil Drag Racing team. Another record setting 10th FIM European Championship was won, and in doing so Team Principal and rider Ian King became the most…

FBR Shop “Ride Back” for Slider Dragbikes

Do you race a slider dragbike?  We have a product for you! With Marion Ford’s FBR Shop “Ride Back” you can ride a slider bike right back to the pits after a run. Ford will help you set it up…

The First 200 MPH African-American Dragbike Racer – Tommy Bolton

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton is one of the most accomplished and influential African-American motorcycle racers of all-time. Tombo amassed over 25 championships, built a highly-respected business and secured major sponsors, helping to pave the way for other great African-American motorcycle drag…

High Performance Lubricants Links Up with Angelle Sampey, Cory Reed and Team Liberty Racing

High Performance Lubricants announced that they will be continuing their partnership with three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion rider Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed with Team Liberty Racing. “David Ward and High Performance Lubricants approached me with open arms…

Swedish Super Twin Bike Rider Per Bengtsson and Tommy Grimes Team up

Swedish Super Twin Bike rider Per Bengtsson has teamed up with the 16-time NHRA Wally winner Tommy Grimes to ride the famous parallel twin “the Beast” during the 2017 season. Grimes, who made an European debut at the Tierp Arena…