Successful Comeback Season for Del Flores and his CP-Carrillo-Backed Real Street Hayabusa

2017 was a great comeback season for longtime motorcycle drag racer Del Flores of New Jersey. After a hiatus as a competitor, Flores, along with crew chief Phil Davis, unleased a CP-Carrillo Real Street Suzuki program in the IDBL. The…

Side-by-Side Five! Dave Vantine and Larry McBride

Top Fuel Motorcycle racers Dave Vantine and Larry “Spiderman” McBride made history in 2014 when they became the first duo to record a side-by-side five. Here they do in for a third time in October of 2017.  5.93 to 5.79!

Classic Two-Stroke and More Drag Racing, Super Eliminator Season Recap

Super Eliminator ran three races in 2017 and the only way to describe the season is Wow !!  The core of racers has grown into a very tight-knit group of hardcore racers that know how to step up performance with…

Remembering: The Big Bang – Marion Owens and Elmer Trett’s Unforgettable Day

There are many memorable moments in motorcycle drag racing that racers talk about, especially when bench racing.  Notable moments in time that everyone seems to know a little about, but not necessarily the correct story of what really happened.  Remembering…

Classic Kawasaki H-2 750 Triple Race

A loyal group of two-stroke enthusiasts have kept the sweet sound of Kawasaki H-2 triples and other chainsaw-sounding machines alive in ManCup’s Super Eliminator class. Watch as two legendary triples battle it out. One of the men responsible for bringing…

Classic Dragbike Poster and Handout Collection Tour

Enjoy this video which showcases a collection of dragbike racing handouts, posters and diecast models from throughout the years. There are many legendary racers highlighted here including Elmer Trett, Dave Schultz and John Myers.

World’s Quickest Nitrous Suzuki GS Street Bike

2017 was a banner year for the popular, nitrous Suzuki GS Pro Street Bike of Brad Mummert. With Richard Gadson in the saddle the duo ripped off an unbeleievable 6.65 in testing at Maryland International Raceway in October. We have…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Top Fuel Motorcycle Start-Up Video

Enjoy the sights and sounds as Larry “Spiderman” McBride and team bring 1,500 horsepower to life in this Top Fuel Motorcycle start-up video.

Trim-Tex’s Joe Koenig Talks About His Team of Sponsored Racers

In this interview Trim-Tex Drywall Products CEO Joe Koenig talks about the relationship his business has with sponsored racers Larry “Spiderman” McBride, Trent Hindman and Ian King. Koenig also talks about how the challenges of racing are very similar to…

Another Chapter in the Turbo vs. Nitrous Rivalry – Nitrous Teams Weigh-in on PDRA Rule Change

It’s time to write another chapter in dragbike racing’s longstanding, contentious turbo vs. nitrous rivalry. This time the battleground is the PDRA (Professional Drag Racing Association). For the 2018 season PDRA announced a major change to its Pro Extreme Motorcycle…

Video Coverage from The 30th Annual PRI Show

Enjoy some great motorcycle coverage from the 2017 Performance Racing Industry Trade Show from Indianapolis, Ind.  Check the Cycledrag.com Facebook page daily for more videos still to come. Featured Videos – PDRA Makes a Huge Announcement About the Pro Extreme…

Ray Price Harley-Davidson and Triumph Dealership Has a New Owner

The family of hall-of-fame motorcycle racing legend Ray Price has announced its decision to sell Ray Price Harley-Davidson/Triumph to John Morotti, an experienced businessman from Arizona who owns and operates three motorcycle dealerships in that state. “The Price family has…

Rob Muzzy Recalls Greatest Motorcycle Drag Racing Memories

Rob Muzzy of Muzzy Performance is one of the most accomplished engine builders and tuners in motorcycle racing history. The two-wheel icon with the signature carny mustache has amassed a staggering total of 21 AMA National Championships. Along with drag…

The Great Rivalries in Dragbike Racing

Rivalries are inevitable. Any time money and ego are at stake, strong and unchecked emotions often find their way into the equation.   Technically speaking, those involved in a rivalry don’t have to dislike each other. But, as we’ve seen…

Projack Bike Lift from Hawaya Racing

Hawaya Racing Products recently contacted Projack about building a totally new type of bike lift. After several months of design and testing, here is the result. The perfect bike lift. The Projack bike lift is a work of art. We…

Motorcycle Drag Racing : A History – Book Review

  Thinking of something for that motorcycle speed junkie in your life for Christmas? John Stein’s self-published, hardcover book, Motorcycle Drag Racing: A History hit the book stores in 2011.  This enormous coffee table book covers the full range of…

Timblin Chassis Describes the Framework for Motorcycle Drag Racing Success

Walt Timblin describes the art of building a motorcycle drag racing chassis as a “moving target.” He has operated Timblin Chassis since 1994 and has produced hundreds of high-quality racing frames. Timblin says it’s rare for two chassis to be…

The Quickest Lawyer on Two Wheels – Dragbike Racer Ken Schwartz

Good lawyers offer clients a swift and successful verdict. Attorney Ken Schwartz of St. Louis, Mo., is accustomed to getting rapid, rewarding results. Not only is he good in the courtroom, he regularly turns on win lights in about eight…

Celebrating and Reflecting on 30-Plus Exciting Seasons of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racing

When Pro Stock Motorcycle officially became a professional category in the National Hot Rod Association, Ronald Regan was President, a Ford Mustang could be purchased for less than $10,000 and Lethal Weapon, the original, was one of the most popular…

From a Burnout Box Hand to the Winner’s Circle – Eddie Krawiec

Eddie Krawiec wasn’t even old enough to get his driver’s license when he began his first job in drag racing in 1992 at New Jersey’s storied Raceway Park in Englishtown. Krawiec’s first assignment was to man the burnout box, a…

The First Funny Bike, and First Wheelie Bar in Motorcycle Drag Racing

Ray Price has had an enormous impact on the sport of motorcycle drag racing. Where a number of people have been really gifted racers or tuners, the North Carolina Harley-Davidson dealer and legendary drag racer actually came up with two…

30 Quickest Motorcycle Drag Racers in the World

Here is the updated list of the 30 quickest dragbike racers of all-time. Congratulations to all the outstanding riders on this list.  1. Larry McBride,USA, 5.611, Man Cup, SGMP, 11/19/17 2. Peter Svensson, SWE, 5.709, UEM,Tierp Arena, 08/24/12 3. David…

Trim-Tex Racing Survives and Wins the 25 hours of Thunderhill

It was a victory a year in the making.   After a third place finish last season in one of the world’s most demanding sports car endurance races, the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill from Willows, Calif., Team Trim-Tex never…

Mike Dunn Named IHRA Senior Consultant

IRG Sports + Entertainment (IRGSE), a leading promoter of sports and live entertainment experiences, announced today that Mike Dunn has been named senior consultant for the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). One of the most accomplished figures in drag racing,…