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Australian National Drag Racing Association Hires News Office Manager

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Tammy Brown to the team as its new Office Manager. Brown is based in ANDRA’s Royston Park (SA) Head Office, working five days a week. With 35 years of…

Godspeed “APE” Jay Eshbach

The motorcycle drag racing community was dealt a crushing blow when the founder of APE (American Performance Engineering) Raceparts passed away this past Friday. Eshbach built a motorcycle drag racing empire in the Mohave Desert, right across from legendary Willow…

Ken Koby Wins Three Classes on a Chopper!

Further proof that if you are consistent and can cut a good light, you can win on just about anything in bracket racing. At the All Harley World Shootout from Farmington Dragway, NC, this past weekend, “Chopper Man” Ken Koby…

NHRA’s Most Iconic Race Turns 70

NHRA’s most iconic race turns 70 in 2024. The NHRA U.S. Nationals, the world’s biggest drag race, will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year, as The Big Go will put all the stars of the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing…

Godspeed Chris Miller of the XDA and Maryland International Raceway

On Thursday April 11th Maryland International Raceway announced the passing of Chris Miller, son of MIR owner Royce Miller and co-owner of the XDA with his brother Jason. I spent so many hours in the tower working with Chris over…

Joey Gladstone and Cory Reed Reveal Future Plans for Pro Stock Motorcycle

Two of the brightest, young stars in drag racing Joey Gladstone and Cory Reed share their future plans for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and like the Cycledrag…

Angelle Sampey Talks About Transition into Top Fuel

The NHRA’s winningest female, three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey explains her transition into the four-wheel world. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and like the Cycledrag Facebook page (Please like here) and…

Best of Arizona Bike Week

Enjoy the absolute best of Cave Creek Bike Week, part of Arizona Bike Week. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and like the Cycledrag Facebook page (Please like here) and more will be coming…

XDA Racers Ready to Eclipse Competition at the 2024 Season Opener

Set to unfold April 19-21 at the renowned Maryland International Raceway (MIR), The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) is on the throttle, accelerating into the 2024 motorcycle drag racing season. The season opener is poised to kick off another unforgettable year…

Birthday Boy Eric McKinney Shines at PDRA Opener

One of the most dominant Pro Mod racers ever, Eric McKinney celebrated his birthday with an emphatic statement that he’s back at at the season-opening Summit Racing Equipment East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. Multi-time Pro…

Motorsports Legend Tony Stewart Looking for NHRA Vegas Victory

Returning to the site of his first victory as an NHRA competitor, racing legend and Top Fuel rookie Tony Stewart also enters this weekend’s NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with some newfound momentum. The…

Despite Toe Injury Chirs Garner-Jones Takes Top Spot on PDRA Opening Day

Two-time and reigning Pro Extreme Motorcycle world champion Chris Garner-Jones had an eventful day of qualifying aboard his T.T. Jones Racing ‘18 Hayabusa at the PDRA Summit Racing Equipment East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. The…

NHRA to Try New 2-Day Format at NHRA Virginia Nationals

NHRA officials announced today a schedule change for the upcoming Virginia NHRA Nationals, as all three qualifying sessions in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series will now take place on Saturday, June 22, leading into eliminations the following day…

Pro Stock Motorcycles Ready to Go 4-Wide at ZMax

The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season is ramping up and teams will soon head to zMAX Dragway, dubbed the “Bellagio of Drag Strips,” for one of the most unique events in motorsports, the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 26-28.…

Australian Motorcycle Drag Racers Head Back to the Bend for Epic Battle

This weekend’s Riverbend Nationals at Dragway at The Bend (April 5-7) will host the latest rounds of the championship for Top Fuel, Top Doorslammer, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle as the 2023/2024 NDRC season continues to race towards what…

Rising Star Chris Garner-Jones Ready to Begin PDRA Title Defense

This week marks the beginning of a new decade for the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA), which became the Red Line Oil PDRA Drag Racing Series over the winter. The series will begin its 11th season of all-eighth-mile drag racing…

Introducing the NHRA Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Series

It is perhaps the biggest announcement in the history of Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing. With the addition of Pingel Enterprise as a class sponsor, Top Fuel Motorcycles will officially compete for championship points at four NHRA Mission Food National…

Hayabusa 25th Anniversary Celebration Set for NHRA Charlotte Race

Coming off the success of the inaugural Hayabusa Homecoming held at the National Hot Rod Association’s Pomona World Finals in November, Suzuki Motor USA invites Suzuki owners to join another Hayabusa Homecoming, a commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the…

Bench Racing with Drag Bike Engine Expert Earl DeGlopper

Few in the sport of motorcycle drag racing have as much knowledge or experience as Earl DeGlopper, longtime Fast by Gast crew chief and 2003 NHRA champion with Geno Scali and Joe Koenig’s Team Trim-Tex. We sit down with DeGlopper…

TC Christensen’s Famous “Hog Slayer” to be on Display at Santa Pod

It is Diamond Anniversary time for British drag racing. When Europe’s premier historic drag race, takes place at Santa Pod Raceway in July, its focus will fall on the events which gave birth to the sport in Britain six decades…

Australian Pro Stock Motorcycle Great Luke Crowley Striving For Inaugural NDRC Title

Celebrating 30 years of racing in 2024, three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion and current NDRC title leader Luke Crowley has a lot to fight for at next weekend’s Riverbend Nationals – the penultimate round in the popular bracket’s title chase.…

Kawasaki Celebrates 40th Anniversary of The Ninja With Striking Livery

Kawasaki has attracted a ton of attention with their new, striking livery to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Ninja. Check it out. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and like the Cycledrag Facebook…

Is it a Car or a Motorcycle? It’s a Trend Heating Up at Rallies

Is it a car or a motorcycle? It’s the Campagna T-Rex two seat, three wheel vehicle and although these have been out since 1988, we saw more of them than we have ever seen at Daytona Bike Week. Could the…

NHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship to Again Take Place in Las Vegas

A chance to race for a national championship in Las Vegas is again on the line for competitors in the NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, as the 2024 Summit E.T.…

NHRA Ticketing Team Wins Award For Innovation

NHRA was recently awarded with the “Innovation of the Year” at the PACnet Annual Star Awards in Los Angeles following the creation of its new Team Ticket & Credential Ordering Portal. The PACnet Annual Star Awards honors top performers within…

Catching Up With Two Stroke Pioneer Tony Nicosia

It was a true joy to see 85-year-old two-stroke racing legend Tony Nicosia at Daytona Bike Week. Nicosia is widely credited for helping to develop the Kawasaki H1 500.   There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please…

Sturgis Residents Will Have Opportunity to Vote on Proposed Street Race

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Black Hills of South Dakota is no doubt one of the biggest and most iconic motorcycle gatherings of the year. In our ever changing and competitive world of live events, officials continue to search…

Steve Johnson’s About-Face Exposes Pro Stock Motorcycle Corruption

I’ve sometimes said I feel like I need a shower after covering the underworld and secret politics of the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. I think I need a pressure washer now.  In 30-plus years of covering drag racing I’ve never…

Details on How NHRA Will Finish Pomona Race

Inclement weather forced the postponement of the final round of the 64th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals on Sunday at In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip. The NHRA announced details for the racing action at the 39th NHRA Arizona Nationals on April…

Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson Shares Thoughts on his Scary Top Fuel Crash

Certainly no one can deny that Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle superstar Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson is one of the toughest, most resilient, most steadfast and persistent racers the sport has ever seen.  After purchasing a Larry “Spiderman” McBride-built Top Fuel…

Another Rare Kawasaki Z2 About to Go Up For Bid

This past January an ultra-rare 1974 Kawasaki Z2 750 hit the auction at Mecum Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas, Nev. and was covered extensively by Cycledrag.  Unfortunately a problem with the V.I.N., prevented the authenticity of the motorcycle from being…

Jet Cars and Family Fun Highlight Santa Pod’s Festival of Power

Fire-breathing Jet Cars and nitro-burning Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars join an array of family-friendly off-track entertainments to give Easter weekend’s Festival of Power its special season-opening flavour at Santa Pod Raceway. Get ready for a mind-blowing experience with…

The Great Pro Stock Motorcycle Debate – Is there Rule Favoritism?

Join us for this captivating interview as Cycledrag’s Jack Korpela and the most seasoned Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson discuss whether or not there is rules favoritism in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Johnson has been known to…

IHRA Sportsman Spectacular Info and Open Letter from Larry Jeffers

Will you be one of the first racers who can gain entry to the IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Finals presented by Strange Engineering by winning an exclusive Sportsman Spectacular main event in conjunction with entering at least two other IHRA…

XDA 2024 Season Changes Announced

Jason Miller of the Xtreme Drag Racing Association sent along the following update about changes to the program this year for the XDA.  We are excited to kick-off the 2024 XDA Season with the Platinum General Services Spring Nationals &…

John Hall Reacts to Running First 200 MPH Pass

Motorcycle drag racing veteran John Hall has been competing since 1992. At the season-opening NHRA Gatornationals from Gainesville Raceway, Hall reached a special milestone when he recored his first 200 mph pass. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube…

Jianna Salinas Talks About Transition from Suzukis to V-Twins

Jianna Evaristo Salinas has shown remarkable improvement on her NHRA Pro Stock Suzuki over the past five seasons. At the end of the 2023 season her team, Matt Smith Racing, decided to make the switch from Suzukis to v-twins in…

Rising Star Gaige Herrera Reacts to Gatornationals Domination

Reigning NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle World Champion Gaige Herrera opened the defense of his 2023 crown Sunday with a dominant win aboard his RevZilla/Mission/Vance & Hines Suzuki Gen 3 Hayabusa at the NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida, the first round…

How Josh Herrin Was Able to Capture Back-to-Back Daytona 200 Victories

A nearly perfect race by Josh Herrin and his No. 2 Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati team gave him a dominant performance in winning his second straight and third overall DAYTONA 200 at Daytona International Speedway.   Herrin had to wait…

Three Stunning Custom Suzuki Motorcycles from Bike Week You Have to See

While on our quest to find the absolute coolest motorcycles we could possibly find at Daytona Bike Week we ran into this trio of custom motorcycles you have to see. Enjoy this look at a pair of trick Hayabusas, including…

Daytona Bike Week’s Wildest Night on Main Street

Enjoy this behind the scenes look at what was perhaps the wildest night on Main Street at the 83rd annual Daytona Bike Week. After a rip-roaring 10 days, the final weekend of Daytona Bike Week 2024 went out with a…

Reliving the World’s Quickest Top Fuel Motorcycle Run

On Nov 21, 2019 Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racer Larry “Spiderman” McBride stunned the motorcycle drag racing community with a world record run of 5.50 while he was testing for the Man Cup Nationals at South Georgia Motorsports Park, in…

NHRA Makes Triumphant Return to Arizona After Event’s Tumultuous History

After a banner event in 2023, NHRA officials and teams were prepared to bid goodbye to the fan-favorite NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix. It was the second consecutive season where race fans though they were perhaps attending tehur very last…

Chris Bostick Reacts to His First “Arrive and Drive” Program

Motorcycle racing veteran Chris Bostick made his return to the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class five years ago with a promise to his wife that it would only be for one race. Well, five seasons later, just like so many…

“Flyin” Ryan Oehler on if there is Parity in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Class

Two-time NHRA Wally winner and a man known as one of the hardest workers in the class, “Flyin” Ryan Oehler brings us up to speed with his v-twin program and whether or not he feels there is parity in the…

From a Hospital Bed to Career Best, Angie Smith Explains Comeback

Last September standout female motorcycle drag racer Angie Smith suffered one of the worst crashes the class has ever seen. Her top-end mishap in St. Louis left her with nine broken toes and wounds so deep that you could see…

Matt Smith Reveals Inside Information on the Pro Stock Motorcycle Class in Scathing Hot Take

Cycledrag caught up with six-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith after his runner-up performance at the NHRA Gatornationals where he saw his Buell get outrun by about a tenth by the Vance & Hines Suzuki of Gaige Herrera.…

PRO Announces the Formation of PRO Promotions, LLC, a For-Profit Business Entity

On the heels of its successful PRO Superstar Shootout event in Bradenton, Florida (February 8-10, 2024), The Professional Racers Owners Organization, Inc. (PRO), a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) business organization whose membership consists of the most popular and prestigious drag racing teams…

XDA to Kick Off Series, April 19-21, 2024 at Maryland International Raceway

The XDA kicks off the season at Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland with the 30th annual Platinum General Services Spring Nationals and Awards Ceremony on April 19-21, 2024! The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that…

Gaige Herrera Dominates NHRA Gatornationals

At the site of his first career Pro Stock Motorcycle victory a year ago, Gaige Herrera was simply dominant on Sunday in Gainesville, capping off a spectacular day with a run of 6.636 at 204.39 on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance &…

Gaige Herrera Takes Top Spot on Opening Day of NHRA Season

Gaige Herrera picked up right where he left off in Pro Stock Motorcycle, both from his championship-winning 2023 season and last year in Gainesville, going to the No. 1 spot with a run of 6.752 at 198.64 on his RevZilla/Mission…

Schedule Change for NHRA Gatornationals

NHRA officials have announced a schedule change for Saturday qualifying at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, with both pro sessions moving up an hour. NHRA officials have announced a schedule change for Saturday qualifying at the…

Coolest Bikes at Daytona Bike Week 2024

Enjoy this look at some of the coolest motorcycles we can find at Daytona Bike Week from Main Street all the way to Daytona International Speedway. We meet some awesome people, give a salute to the hard-working ladies and see…

Suzuki Kicks Off 2024 Demo Tour in Daytona

Suzuki Motor USA LLC (Suzuki) has kicked off its 2024 Demo Tour with a full range of exciting 2024 models to demo ride and will be on the scene at some of motorcycling’s highest-profile events, as well as visiting Suzuki…

Chris Bostick Ready for White Alligator Racing Debut

Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Chris Bostick is the definition of a self-starter thanks to his entrepreneurial success. But this year, Bostick is taking a different approach. For the first time in his career, he’s partnered with a drag racing super…

Gaige Herrera Hopes to Continue Pro Stock Motorcycle Dominance in Gainesville

After his incredible showing in the 2023 NHRA season, reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Gaige Herrera returns to where his dominance started last season: the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The NHRA returns to the famed Gainesville Raceway for its…

World’s Fastest Amputee Benny Stevens Shines at Westernats

The world’s fastest amputee Benny Stevens, Top Fuel motorcycle great, truly put on a show for a packed house at the Perth Motorplex across the 53rd MacTrack Westernationals as part of the National Drag Racing Championship (NDRC) this past weekend.…

Massive Pileup At Total Mudfest

When California received heavy rain legendary Glen Helen Raceway became a total mud pit for round No. 3 of the NGPC Nationals. Enjoy this behind the scenes video tour. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe…

Suzuki Reorganizes Business

Suzuki Motor USA, LLC (SMO) announces that Suzuki Manufacturing of America Corporation, (SMAC) has become a 100% subsidiary of SMO effective, March 1, 2024. SMAC, founded in 2001 and based in Rome, Georgia, is Suzuki’s All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) manufacturing facility. For over…

Lineup for NHRA Fan Fest

The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season begins this weekend at historic Gainesville Raceway with the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and leading into the legendary event, Top Fuel standout Josh Hart will host the second…

Daytona Bike Week Gets off to Great Start

Go for this walk with us on Main Street during the 83rd annual Daytona Bike Week to see that it is indeed off to a great start. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and…

Special Tribute to Legendary Team Owner Don Schumacher Planned for this Season

NHRA officials announced a special celebration of life for motorsports icon Don Schumacher will take place at his home track, Route 66 Raceway in Chicago, on Friday, May 17 during the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented…

American Michael Beland Ready to Take on Australia

NHRA Top Fuel Motorcycle champion, TV star and lauded bike builder Mike Beland will be doing all he can to snatch a NDRC Christmas Tree trophy from the Aussies at this weekend’s Westernationals. Beland will be riding a Fuelled Motorsport…

Flame-Throwing Bonanza Set For Australia’s Perth Motorplex, American Michael Beland to Take Part

With increasingly intense championship battles, a visiting international star, and more than 200 racers including five 11,000hp flame-throwing Top Fuel dragsters in their only visit to the West for 2024, the 53rd MacTrack Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex will have…

Former Class Champ LE Tonglet to Return on a Vance & Hines Suzuki Hayabusa Rental

2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion LE Tonglet has been heralded by Vance & Hines’ co-founder Terry Vance as the best pure riders in the class many times during Vance’s color commentary alongside the voice of the NHRA Alan Reinhart.…

“Tricky” Rickie Smith Says There is Corruption and Favoritism in Pro Stock Motorcycle Class

In this scathing  and impassioned interview drag racing legend “Tricky” Rickie Smith, father of six-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith, says he feels there is corruption and favoritism in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Smith says the feels…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s Top 5 Most Memorable Runs and Hall of Fame Induction

It was an emotional and special day as the world’s quickest and fastest Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racer Larry “Spiderman” McBride enters the North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame at the Greensboro Coliseum. In this video we will see…

NHRA Announces New Program to Salute Vets

NHRA announced today a special “NHRA Honors” program that will take place during the 2024 season, beginning with the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on March 7-10. The program will honor all military members, veterans, first responders and…

Massive Party at Buffalo Chip Planned for Sturgis Kick Off

The Best Party Anywhere® will launch the 84th annual Sturgis Rally with a party unlike any other on earth. The annual Buffalo Chip Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff Party™ will start the rally with a day packed with fun events Friday,…

Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Gets New Board Memeber

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Drady to its board of directors. Drady has been a lifetime supporter of drag racing and directly involved for the past 15 years through not…

Gucci Chopper Steals Show at Baker Act Custom Motorcycles Open House

Join us at the Baker Act Custom Motorcycle, formerly Cartel Baggers, open house and block party from Ft. Lauderdale Florida as we show you one of the coolest custom Bike and Audio shows we have ever seen, then ends up…

Edge Mallis Continues Australian Drag Bike Dominance on Popular H2

There are so many outstanding, talented motorcycle drag racers in Australia. One racer in particular garnering a lot of attention for his hot start to the season and unmistakable motorcycle is Edge Mallis and his striking Kawasaki H2 drag bike. …

Hinder Added to Sturgis Buffalo Chip 2024 Festival Lineup

The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® adds post-grunge hit-makers Hinder to a killer 2024 Sturgis Rally lineup that includes Jelly Roll, Kid Rock and many other top acts. Hinder opens the night of Wednesday, Aug. 7 with a performance prior…

Dirt Bike Restorations You Have to See to Believe

Let’s explore some amazing, restored vintage dirt bikes as we take you behind the scenes at the Mecum Motorcycle Action 2024 to see some real classic motocross machines. In this video we will see a 1974 Bultaco, a 1967 Bultaco,…

The Sweet Sound of Hot Rods Leaving the North Carolina Drag Racing Expo

Leaving the indoor North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame and Hot Rod Expo was one of the coolest experiences ever as we see some of amazing modern and classic cars and trucks at one of the biggest car shows…

Promoter Paul Watson Previews His Motorcycle Drag Racing Series

Promoter Paul Watson previews his motorcycle drag racing series “The All Harley World Shootout” which is also open to metric bikes. Make your plans to attend a race. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here)…

Showtime Dragstrip Wednesday Fun

For those buried in snow or trapped in cold weather the laid back Wednesday night winter testing environment at Showtime Dragstrip in Clearwater, Fla. is greatly appealing. If a winter vacation to Florida is in your future make sure to…

The Gatornationals is Home to Some Historic “Firsts”

Known for its remarkable history, Gainesville Raceway has been home to several historic firsts over the past five-plus decades at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. From first career wins to milestones reached for the first time, magical moments have…

Pingel Steps Up to Back the XDA Racers

Pingel continues their support as a Supporting Associate Sponsor at the XDA! Pingel Enterprise, Inc. founded in 1967, is owned by Wayne and Donna Pingel and is a manufacturer and distributor of Motorcycle Performance Products. Wayne became a motorcyclist when…

NHRA Youth and Education Services to Take Place at all 21 National Events

NHRA officials are pleased to announce the NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) Program will host 15 live events during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, as well as six virtual programs during the summer portion of…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to be Inducted into North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame

Motorcycle drag racing’s first five-second run, 21-championship titles, numerous world records and a near 25-year reign of dominance over the Top Fuel Motorcycle category in his 40-plus years of racing is about to be honored as Larry “Spiderman” McBride is…

Trim-Tex Racing to Debut New Sportscar Program in Collaboration with Round 3 Racing

Trim-Tex Drywall Solutions, a world recognized manufacturer of drywall bead and accessories, is no stranger to the motorsports industry. Along with their CEO, Joe Koenig, Trim-Tex has been involved in the motorsports industry as a sponsor, team owner, and a…

Koby Chops Em Down With The Chopper!

Enjoy this flashback to a day we will never forget.  The self proclaimed “most famous chopper racer of them all” Ken Koby is back at it, putting his motorcycle drag racing excellence to good use as his fast Chopper lines…

Best of Mecum Motorcycle Auction 2024

Come with us to the world’s largest motorcycle auction, the 2024 Mecum Motorcycle Auction from South Point Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada as we take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the more than 2,000 motorcycles on the property. Including…

Bad Wolves to lead Jelly Roll & Kid Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll” Party Week Kickoff at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Buffalo Chip fans who want even more Rock ‘N’ Roll for the 2024 Sturgis Rally will get what they’re asking for with the addition of Bad Wolves. This modern hard rock powerhouse joins the lineup on Friday, Aug. 2 for…

Prock, Kalitta And Enders Score Historic Wins At Inaugural PRO Superstar Shootout

Austin Prock, in his Funny Car debut, raced to victory at the inaugural SCAG Power Equipment PRO Superstar Shootout presented by Johnson’s Horsepowered Garage, at Bradenton Motorsports Park, on Saturday, Feb. 10. Reigning Top Fuel world champion Doug Kalitta and…

Trim-Tex Motorsports Enters Flat Track Racing in a Big Way

The core of Trim-Tex is family. The core of flat track motorcycle racing is family. The partnership between two entities rooted in family is one to watch in 2024. Trim-Tex, a drywall solutions company, based out of Illinois, is partnering…

Many Special Events Planned for NHRA Gatornationals

Celebrating the start of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season in grand fashion, the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals promises to be one of the biggest races in the event’s long and heralded history. Taking…

How This Epic Race Outran a Record Storm

Join us for round No. 2 of the AMA National Grand Prix Championship Series from Taft, CA, at Honolulu Hills Raceway as California was predicted to get a record storm and flooding. We watch up with all the top dirt…

GETTRX Signs Multi-Year Partnership with NHRA

NHRA officials announced today that GETTRX™, powered by Global Electronic Technology and the fastest name in credit card processing, has been named the Official Credit Card Processor of NHRA as part of a multi-year agreement. GETTRX™ was founded by Steve…

Josh Hart’s Burnyzz Fan Fest to Again Kick off Gatornationals

An incredible season-opener to the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season deserves an equally memorable kickoff party and fanfest and that’s precisely what will take place leading into the famed 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at…

Popular Swamp Rat Alley to Return at NHRA Gatornationals

One of the marquee attractions from last year’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals is back in 2024, as the special “Swamp Rat Alley” returns to Gainesville Raceway on March 7-10 for the 55th edition of the race, featuring historic cars…

NHRA to Hold First Eastern Canadian ET Finals

The NHRA announced today that the NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, will hold its first Eastern Canadian E.T. Finals in 2024, with the race taking place Sept. 6-8 at Napierville…

Behind the Scenes at the Pro Superstar Shootout

Enjoy some behind the scenes coverage from a brand new, high-stakes drag racing all star event, the Pro Superstar Shootout from Bradenton Motorsports Park. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag Facebook…

Craig Adams Celebrated as Norwalk Motorcycle Champion

With every twist of the throttle on his motorcycle, Craig Adams shows what he is made of. He is tough, he is tenacious and he is talented. Over the years, he discovered that he has to be, in order to…

Showtime Speedway Wild Motorcycle Racing

What’s better than motorcycle racing in the middle of winter? It’s one of the luxuries residents of Florida enjoy. Join us at historic Showtime Dragstrip in Clearwater, Fla as we take you inside a fun night of racing with some…

Rockingham Dragway Continues Facility Improvements

The new ownership at group at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, NC continues to be aggressive with its improvement of the facility and sent along some photos of the pit paving project. This comes after the racing surface was was upgraded…

Rare Kawasaki Z2 750 $85,000 Sale Canceled Due to Illegible VIN

Join us from the Mecum Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas, Nevada as we cover the sale of a very rare 1974 Kawasaki Z2 750 that was sold only in Japan, with only about 10 or so being known to exist…

Lucas Oil and NHRA Sign Multi-Year Extension

NHRA officials announced today that Lucas Oil Products, the world leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricants, have signed a long-term extension to continue as the sponsor of the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and “Official Oil of…

Kawasaki KZ Restoration

Our 1977 Kawasaki KZ 1000 classic motorcycle was in need of a lot of fixes and a cosmetic restoration. We head over to the shop of the world’s quickest and fastest motorcycle drag racer Larry “Spiderman” McBride for a total…