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A Salute to the Great One-Hit Wonders, One-Time Champs in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle

One-Time Champs in Pro Stock Motorcycle? Their Reunions Are Very Small. You hear the term “one and done” a lot these days in almost every sports community. That appellation refers to a single instance of noteworthy achievement which fails to…

Jerry Savoie Proves You Can Have Strength Without Numbers

When Jerry Savoie, the affable, unassuming drag racer and alligator farmer from the bayous of Louisiana, won the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle championship, he fulfilled a dream that began when he was a young motorcycle enthusiast not…

It’s All In the Name. Kobernusz. Alvin Kobernusz.

Throughout the history of motorcycle drag racing, there have been a fair number of riders with names that reverberate with the thrill, excitement, and spine-tingling drama one would expect to find in such a power-hungry category, from the Sportsman level…

The Last Great Drag Racing Milestone Has Not Been Reached…. Yet

Throughout drag racing history, there have been performance milestones reached and surpassed by some of the greatest names in the sport’s history. On April 9, 1988, Eddie Hill broke the 4-second barrier in his Pennzoil Top Fuel dragster at the…

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…

Fast Women of the NHRA

In case you haven’t noticed, the women are suddenly wearing the pants in the NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle brigade. If you’re a confirmed male chauvinist, this is not good news. But if you’re a dyed-in-the-wool diversity freak, you’ve got to…

This Year’s Competitive PSM Title Chase – Just What the Class Needs

Bill Stephens is a guest columnist for CycleDrag.com.  Stephens has been involved in the motorsports media for over 30 years and has compiled a lengthy resume of accomplishments.  Most notably he has hosted NHRA Today, NHRA Heat, and served as…

Exploring Brand Rivalry in NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle Class

Bill Stephens is a guest columnist for CycleDrag.com. Stephens has been involved in the motorsports media for over 30 years and has compiled a lengthy resume of accomplishments. Most notably he has hosted NHRA Today, NHRA Heat, and served as…