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NHRA Releases Revised Top Fuel Harley Schedule

After announcing a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event schedule yesterday, NHRA officials announced today the schedule for the Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series. The revised schedule will consist of 10 total events for the…

Norwalk Cancels Its Season

Bill Bader Jr. of Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio shared the following on social media – While planning what was to be a standout season of racing at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, the Coronavirus hit. Our country…

NHRA Returns With Two Indianapolis Events in July, Updated Schedule

NHRA Drag Racing will return to the world stage in a major way in mid-July, relaunching its Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and associated programs with events on back-to-back weekends at famed Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. The two events…

Travis Davis Wins Season-Opening PDRA East Coast Nationals

A two-month delay was worth the wait for PDRA’s Travis Davis, as he opened the 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season with a victory on his nitrous Suzuki.  The Pro Nitrous Motorcycle class had an unusually small field, with…

Travis Davis Leads First-Round Winners of Rain-Shortened Saturday at PDRA East Coast Nationals

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) was in the middle of professional class eliminations at the East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech when a lengthy oildown and popup rain shower halted the action Saturday night. The race is slated to…

Norwalk Night Under Fire 2020 Canceled

Adding to what has been a tremendously disappointing year for motorsports fans, Cycledrag has learned Bill Bader of Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio has made the difficult decision to cancel one of the biggest independent drag races in the…

A Conversation With Nitro Harley Legend Bill Furr

Join us for this sit down conversation with one the greatest Nitro Harley racers of all-time, Bill Furr. Our own Michael Beland interviews the man who was the first to put a Nitro Harley in the six second zone.  There…

Friday Qualifying Rained Out at PDRA East Coast Nationals

Thunderstorms and rain showers kept racers in the pits Friday at the season-opening Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. Race officials called off the day’s qualifying sessions later in the evening.…

XDA is On, MDIR Granted Permission to Race Without Spectatos

Maryland International Raceway has finally been granted permission by the St. Mary’s County Health Department to open and we thank them for working with us. XDA will officially kick off the season with the FuelTech Superbike Showdown at MDIR on…

HTP Super Stock Explained – New Challenging Class

Enjoy a look at the debut race for motorcycle drag racing’s newest, and perhaps most challenging, category – HTP Performance Super Stock featuring a pair of ultra quick 2020 GSXR 1000 motorcycles, a Suzuki HAYABUSA and even a Victory Bagger.…

XDA Set To Open Season June 19 – 21

The XDA heads back to Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland for the 3rd annual FuelTech Superbike Showdown on June 19-21,2020! The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that run speeds over 230 mph in only 6-seconds!…

PDRA to Kick Off 2020 Season at East Coast Nationals

Almost two full months after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) 2020 season opener, the all-eighth-mile series is set to get back to racing at the East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech this…

How Steve Huff Beat Don Garlits to the First 200 mph Electric Run

Join us for a behind the scenes, in the pits journey as Steve Huff goes for history, the first electric dragster 200 mph from a test session at Tucson Dragway. Huff was racing NHRA legend “Big Daddy” Don Garlits to…

What’s New On Mummert’s Pro Street Nitrous Suzuki GS

Join us in the garage of Brad Mummert in York, Pa. for a close look at the world’s quickest and fastest nitrous street bike, the amazing “old school” Suzuki GS. Brad let’s us know what is new on this amazing…

Buried Kawasaki Z1 KZ Treasure You Can Own! Wow!

You never know where you will find buried motorcycle treasure. Join us in the garage of 77-year old Jimmy Hammers who is looking to close out his amazing collection of Kawasaki Z1 and KZ 900 motorcycles. We show you all…

A Look Back At The First Drag Bike Race After Corona Shutdown – SDBA Debut!

Come with us as we take you to the first motorcycle drag race after the shutdown, to see Baggers, HAYABUSAs, ZX-14s, GSXR 1000s and more at the debut race for Brian Dale and Sonny Vick’s Southeastern Drag Bike Association (SDBA)…

PDRA Releases Seven-Race Revised 2020 Schedule

Just over a week away from the delayed start of the 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season, the series announced Wednesday night its revised schedule. Six other PDRA races will join next week’s East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech…

Tentative Adjusted NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule

Sources have revealed to Cycledrag.com the proposed schedule for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class if and when the NHRA can resume this season. There is a lot of uncertainty but the tentative plan is to have the motorcycles compete at…

Father – Son Team! Meet The Brazels -ZX-14 and Jr. Dragster Team

Enjoy this video as we get to know Dusty Brazel and his son Carter as son competes in the Jr. Dragster class and Dad racers multiple categories on his amazing Kawasaki ZX-14r nitrous-oxide drag bike. A mysterious mechanical gremlin surfaces…

A Dream Realized – Steve Huff Breaks 200 MPH in Electric Dragster

Huff Motorsports electric drag racing division e-Spec Racecars broke the 200mph barrier in the ¼ mile during a testing session at the Tucson Dragstrip making it the World’s First and ONLY electric car to go over 200mph in the 1/4mile.…

Remembering Shawn Gann – 1978 – 2020

Enjoy our heartfelt tribute to drag bike racer and NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer competitor Shawn Gann who passed away on May 16th, 2020. In this video, courtesy of NHRA, we take a look back at his last win, Denver…

Bracket Ace, 280 LB Dustin Wheelies His Hayabusa!

Suzuki HAYABUSA and Motorcycle drag racing fans meet one of the top sportsman racers in the world, Dustin Lee of Morristown, TN, who has won more than 500 races, 24 XDA, IDBL, NHDRO and Man Cup championships since 2014 and…

Racing Revival – 4.60 Racers Battle at First SDBA Event

Enjoy this full event drag bike racing coverage as high horsepower, nitrous oxide spraying motorcycle drag racers compete in a big money 4.60 challenge from the first motorcycle race after the shutdown, and the first race for the Southeastern Drag…

Shocker! Huff Claims First Electric Dragster 200 MPH Run!

If the electric age of motorsports wasn’t already here, experienced multi-discipline racer Steve Huff emphatically ushered it in with the first 200 mph electric dragster run at Tucson Dragway, Ariz., just after midnight, Thursday May 14. Huff’s 7.52 at 201.07…

PDRA Returning to Racing May 29-30 at GALOT Motorsports Park

As states begin to loosen restrictions set in place to control the spread of COVID-19, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is preparing to start its 2020 season, nearly two months later than planned. The PDRA East Coast Nationals presented…

Back to Racing! Drag Bike Racers Pack SDBA Debut in Ringgold, GA – Video Coverage

Enjoy some video coverage of the first all-drag bike race of the year, the debut of the Southeastern Drag Bike Racing Association from Brainerd Motorsports Park in Ringgold, Ga. Enjoy and share some video coverage to help your pandemic boredom.…

XDA Adjusts Championship Award Policy

In an open letter Jason Miller of the XDA wrote the following concerning his series’ championship structure Dear XDA Racers and Community, I hope everyone is safe and healthy as we all navigate through this pandemic and these challenging times.…

Back To Racing – Southeastern Drag Bike Association Kicks Off This Weekend

While most drag strips and sanctions in the country, and the world for that matter, are closed, the timing of the debut event for the Southeastern Drag Bike Association, the Custom Croz’s Cycles I-75 Classic at Brainerd Motorsports Park in…

APE Race Parts Shop Tour With APE Jay

Join us for this tour of one of the fastest and most respected shops in all of motorcycle drag racing, APE Raceparts with APE Jay Eshbach, who talks about the many services and components his company has that push turbo…

Meet 8 Second Female Hayabusa Racer Megan Hill

In this video we meet fast feamle motorcycle drag racer Megan Hill of Las Vegas, Nv. who has come a long way in short period of time, breaking into the 8-second zone on her Suzuki Hayabuas an encouraging more females…

AMAZING MPS / MTC May Discount

These clutches represent the state of the art in drag race motorcycle clutches. They are used by the quickest and fastest racers! Available for: Hayabusa, GSXR1000, and ZX14. The Gen 2 Clutch significantly reduces clutch lever efforts and yet improves…

Legends McBride and Bryce on 4 Greatest, How to Grow Motorcycle Drag Racing

Join us for this interesting and historical motorcycle drag racing debate / discussion as we ask experts and legends to name their “MT Rushmore” of motorcycle drag racing. Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle world record holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride, six-time NHRA…

NHRA Revised Schedule After June and July Cancellations

NHRA officials announced today that they are working with state and local officials as well as host tracks and teams on a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will be announced soon. The season is expected to resume,…

NHRA Crew Chief Gary Stoffer on When NHRA Will Resume, What Covid Shutdown Means For Teams and Jianna Win

Join us for this in-depth interview with NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle crew chief Gary Stoffer who talks about what the shutdown has been like for his team, what it was like to get the news in the pits of the…

XDA & VMP Cancel MTC Summer Nationals on May 15-17

After careful deliberation and to remain compliant with Virginia’s continued stay at home order regarding COVID-19, the XDA & VMP have made the difficult decision to cancel the MTC Engineering Summer Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park on May 15-17th.  …

Meet Bikini Model Motorcycle Drag Racer Whitney Carlson

Meet talented female motorcycle drag racer Whitney Carlson, rider of an insanely fast Kawasaki ZX 14r drag bike with a Brock’s Performance exhaust system. Not only is she a skilled female motorcycle racer and rider, she is also a bikini…

NHDRO Spring Fling May 15 – 17 Canceled Due to Covid 19 Shutdown

NHDRO’s Season Opener scheduled for May 15th-17th at Lucas Oil Raceway has been canceled due to COVID-19. “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our racing community. Staying safe and your health is important to NHDRO! We are a…

Motorcycle Dyno Tuning Explained

Welcome to motorcycle dyno tuning explained as we couldn’t pass up the generous offer motorcycle drag racer Jack Robinson made for us to bring the Cycledrag Suzuki HAYABUSA up to his Fresno, Ca. shop for some motorcycle dyno pulls, testing…

The Holeshot Heard Around The World! Epic USA vs. England Top Fuel Motorcycle Final

It’s not often that a Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle race comes down to a holeshot but that is exactly what happened when England’s Ian King lined up against American legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride at the Man Cup Finals at NHRA’s…

10 Must-See Baggers and Busas!

Join us for this motorcycle drag racing / grudge street racing Southern California showdown as we highlight the most powerful Harley Davidson Bagger drag bikes, turbo and nitrous Suzuki HAYABUSAs and a nearly unbeatable Supercharged Kawasaki H2 sport bike. Watch…

Jaska Salakari Says His V-Twin Can Run 5.30s

Meet Finnish motorcycle racer Jaska Salakari and his world record holding, five-second V-twin Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle. In this video we hear all about how Jaska was able to make history with an amazing career best of 5.83, how his…

From Beach to Snow in 1 Day on a Hayabusa

Strap on your helmet and come with us on this amazing motorcycle adventure ride as we aim to take the Cycledrag Suzuki Hayabusa from warm, sunny Venice beach on a hunt to climb Big Bear Mountain and find snow in…

The Story Behind The Most Controversial Pro Open Drag Bike Race

Enjoy this full event showcasing the most controversial motorcycle drag race of all-time in the Man Cup Pro Open drag bike class featuring a 700+ horsepower turbo HAYABUSA, a turbo charged Suzuki GS, a couple nitrous Pro Mod Suzuki drag…

PDRA Postpones Mid-Atlantic Showdown at Virginia Motorsports Park

The PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented by Modern Racing, originally scheduled for May 7-9, is being postponed, series officials announced today. The Virginia Motorsports Park event is now the second PDRA race to be postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Bill Bader Breaks The Internet, Norwalk is Opening, Not Waiting for Permission

Bill Bader of Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio went viral when he announced that his business was “starving” and that his famous drag racing facility will open and not wait for permission amid the shutdown. Quoting “don’t wait for…

Tony Mullen on Why He Sold His Bikes, What’s Next and Keys to Drag Bike Success

Meet one of the most successful motorcycle drag racers of all-time, Tony Mullen, who once ran the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle tour with teammate Antron Brown. In this video we get a close look at Tony’s amazing 4.60 Suzuki GS…

Jr. Drag Bike Racing – Too Dangerous or a Safe Way to Grow the Sport?

Jr. Drag Bike racing has been long debated between advocates, sanctioning bodies and insurance companies in the Unites States for years with NHRA and IHRA tracks unable to host these types of races. In this video we give you an…

50 Must See Drag Bikes

Enjoy a motorcycle drag racing show for the ages as we show you 50 must-see drag bikes including the Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle record smashers of Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Ian King, Turbo HAYABUSA Pro Street tire motorcycles, the world’s…

Marcus McBain of M2 Shocks Explains Importance of Suspension in Motorcycle Drag Racing

A proper suspension setup is not always the first thing motorcycle drag racers have strived for in the past. That is much different today as Marcus McBain of M2 Shocks and RPS Manufacturing discusses what incredible gains turbo HAYABUSA and…

Man Cup MTC Nationals at SGMP Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Man Cup, together with South Georgia Motorsports Park canceled the MTC Nationals due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The last five weeks have been unprecedented times for all of us” stated Man Cup Principal Jay Regan. “We were hoping to…

Mac McAdams Drag Bike Race Shop Tour and Memorabilia Collection

If you are a fan of drag racing, especially drag bike racing join us in the man cave and race shop of successful nitrous 4.60, Top Sportsman, Pro Mod Motorcycle, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod car and more standout Mac…

Motorcycle Drag Racing Mourns the Loss of Hayabusa Racer Shawn “F-Bomb” Welch

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the sudden passing of nitrous HAYABUSA drag bike racer and all around great guy, Shawn Welch, who rode the popular “F-Bomb” no wheelie bar drag bike. As a tribute we will take you back to…

Amazing Drag Bikes Of England, Rocket, Top Fuel, Turbo Busa and More!

Enjoy this thrilling look at world record motorcycle drag racing from the FIM Euro Finals at England’s Santa Pod Raceway where fearless rocket powered, jet motorcycle drag racer Eric Teboul stuns the world, Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle racer Filippos Papafilippou…

The Top Five Cycledrag YouTube Channel Videos

Settle in and enjoy Cycledrag’s Top 5 Motorcycle drag racing videos of all time featuring world record Top Fuel Nitro Drag Bikes, Turbo HAYABUSA top speed street tire drag racing machines, the incredible Kawasaki H2 Supercharged bike, a supercharged Nitro…

Jerry Savoie Pro Stock Motorcycle Shop Tour by Crew Chief Tim Kulungian

Enjoy this inside look at Jerry Savoie’s NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing shop by skilled crew chief and drag bike tuning veteran Tim Kulungian. From the dyno room, to the shop, to the Pro Stock Motorcycle chassis, engine and…

The Race To The First Nitro Harley Five, Gunslinger Career Best

Enjoy this Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Harley and Import thrill ride as a pair of Supercharged Nitro Harleys go for the first Harley Davidson (push rod, 45 degree) five second pass. Watch as Top Fuel Motorcycle world record holder Larry…

Harley Drag Bike Races in Rockingham Get New Dates

Spring Race Moves to summer, McClure Memorial to Nov. 13-15 in Wake of Pandemic Scrambling to adjust a 2020 racing schedule thrown into disarray by the coronavirus pandemic, Rockingham Dragway on Tuesday announced new dates for two of the sport’s…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Reveals What He Has Been Doing During Covid 19 Shutdown

62-year-old, 20-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride has been through many hardships throughout his long and storied career. There was the time he nearly lost his life in a high speed, top end crash in Gainesville, Fla. in…

Full Event – Top 4.60 Drag Bike Racers Battle In Thrilling Darlington Showdown

Settle in for full event coverage of one of the most entertaining and competitive 4.60 drag bike races from the Man Cup Motorcycle Drag Racing Series from IHRA’s legendary Darlington Dragway as Classic Suzuki GS and Kawasaki KZ drag bikes…

CP-Carrillo Introduces High Performance Engine Bearing Line for Powersports, KING Bearings

CP-Carrillo is proud to announce the release KING Bearings for powersport applications. PRODUCT DETAILS Following in-depth research on performance powersport needs, CP-Carrillo is proud to introduce King Bearings first high performance powersports engine bearing line. King powersports line of bearings…

2020 ZX10R vs. GSXR 1000 – Previewing Gadson vs. Moore

Enjoy this in-depth feature and your chance to vote on who will win this 2020 street tire motorcycle drag race grudge match – Rickey Gadson on the 2020 Kawasaki ZX10R vs. Chris Moore on the 2020 Suzuki GSXR 1000! We…

Social Distancing and Motorcycle Riding

In this video we will explore how the Corona virus / Covid 19 shutdown and social distancing guidelines could be the opportunity of a life time for long distance motorcycle riders and around town street bike racers. We will see…

Debating EFI vs. Carburetors for Motorcycle Drag Racing

Most of the motorcycle world has embraced EFI but for the motorcycle drag racing application the Carburetors vs. Electronic Fuel Injection debate is an interesting and controversial one for turbo, nitrous and naturally aspirated drag bikes. We ask three drag…

NHRA Releases Revised Top Fuel Harley Schedule

After announcing a revised national event schedule last week, NHRA officials announced today the schedule for the Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series. The revised schedule will consist of 10 total events for Top Fuel Harley (the category…

XDA Opener, PFR Spring Nationals April 24-26 Cancelled

The XDA is ready for the 2020 racing season to start, but unfortunately, we must cancel the Platinum Fleet Repair Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway on April 24-26th. This event will not be rescheduled. This action has been taken…

Matt and Angie Smith Interview On Covid-19 Race Shutdown

The Covid 19 / Corona virus shutdown has affected millions, including professional race teams like the husband and wife NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team of Matt and Angie Smith. In this video we catch up with the NHRA Pro Stock…

Supercharged vs. Naturally Aspirated Nitro Harleys

Top Fuel Harley Davidson drag racing fans enjoy this in-depth look at the incredible potential of a supercharged Nitro Harley and the gripping race to the first five-second Top Fuel Harley pass and why the majority of teams are sticking…

NHRA Extends Shutdown to June 5th, Updates Schedule

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials announced today revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.…

XDA Hoping to Hold Opener, PFR Spring Nationals, April 24-26 as Planned

The XDA kicks off the season at Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland with the 26th annual PFR Spring Nationals and Awards Ceremony on April 24-26, 2020! The XDA will provide it’s next Covid-19 update on Monday March 30th…

A Race Concept That Could Forever Change Pro Street Motorcycle

Settle in for a look at the most impressive turbo HAYABUSA top speed, acceleration, wheelie monster drag race motorcycles, along with incredible turbo Kawasaki ZX12r, CBR1000rr, stretched GSXR 1000 and more from all around the world. In this video we…

How Close Are We To The First Turbo Five Second Motorcycle Run?

One of the last great milestones in motorcycle drag racing is the race to get into the five second zone, which is hotly contested amongst the many turbo charged Suzuki HAYABUSA, Suzuki GS, Kawasaki KZ, Kawasaki ZX-11 and more. Only…

How Drag Racing Saved Their Lives – The Gadsons

Enjoy the touching story of how Motorcycle drag racing legend Rickey Gadson groomed his nephew Richard Gadson to become one of the top grudge / drag bike racers in the world following the untimely death of Rickey’s brother and Richard’s…

Destructive Problem Facing Top Fuel Motorcycle Racers and How They Aim to Fix It

In Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle world record drag racing teams are bound to hurt parts and damage engines in pursuit of top speed and low elapsed time in the world of high performance drag racing. In this video 20-time champion…

Get To Know Spevco / Samson Nitro Harley Champion Tii Tharpe

Enjoy this up close look at the hottest Nitro Harley drag bike racer in the class, two time, defending NHRA Top Fuel Harley champion Tii Tharpe of Team Samson and Spevco. In this video we will see Tharpe in action…

CP-Carrillo Factory Tour With Larry “Spiderman” McBride

Join us in Irvine, Ca. for a behind the scenes shop tour of CP-Carrillo, to manufacturer of pistons and connecting rods. Along with Top Fuel Motorcycle world record holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Web Camshaft’s Laurie Dunlap we look at…

Five Tips To Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

This motorcycle safety tip video is all about learning from one another and keeping one another safe on a street bike out on the dangerous highway. In this video we offer our top five tips for staying safe on a…

PDRA Postpones Season-Opening East Coast Nationals in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) has decided to postpone the series’ season-opening East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park in Benson, N.C, series officials announced today. Originally scheduled for April…

Drag Racing in The Mall!

When a trip to the mall was unavoidable before the Corona virus in the USA 2020 and social distancing closed it down, we could not resist getting out the hand sanitizer and having a quick grudge style, best 2 out…

Cycledrag Quickest Motorcycle Shootout Added to Norwalk Night Under Fire Aug 8

As promised here is the BIG Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle drag racing NEWS Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Cycledrag have been teasing. This is a HUGE opportunity to showcase the best in nitro motorcycle drag racing in front of 40,000 fans!…

NHRA Suspends Season At Least 30 Days

At this time, NHRA is suspending all NHRA drag racing for 30 days in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This suspension includes events at all NHRA-owned tracks and any NHRA-sanctioned events such as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series…

Revamped! Secrets Revealed of How Steve Huff is Planning to Run 1st 200 MPH Electric Dragster Pass

Join us for this in-depth interview from AEM in Hawthorne, Ca. as motorsports veteran Steve Huff reveals what’s new on his electric dragster and why he feels it will lead him to the first 200 mph electric dragster run.  There…

AMRA Opener In Orlando Remains On Following Gatornationals Postponement

As of Thursday evening the AMRA is on! Midday Thursday the NHRA announced the postponement of one of its biggest events, The Gatornationals from Gainesville Raceway, after days of standing firm that the race would go on as planned with…

Corona Concerns Postpones NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle and Other Classes at Gatornationals

In consideration of the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the recommendation of the Florida governor, NHRA officials are postponing a portion of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The sportsman categories contested on Thursday will complete competition this…

Andrew Hines Begins Quest For Pro Stock Motorcycle Title No. 7

Andrew Hines put together one of the most impressive seasons in Pro Stock Motorcycle history last season, and certainly enjoyed the best year in his remarkable career. In a year where nearly everything went right, Hines won half the races…

NHRA Introduces Wi-Fi For All at Gatornationals

After a successful trial at the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona this year, the NHRA Wi-Fi For All Zone will be featured at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., March 12-15. This is the next step in a…

Top Fuel 4 Cylinder to Return to NHRA? Larry McBride and Dave Vantine in Talks to Run Atlanta and Virginia

2020 is poised to be a monumental year in the annals of Top Fuel Motorcycle.  It’s a reunion that has been long overdue and asked for many times by fans of the world’s quickest and fastest motorcycles. Cycledrag.com is proud…

Chip Ellis to Return to NHRA on a Matt Smith Buell at Gators

Motorcycle drag racing veteran and seven-time NHRA winner Chip Ellis will make his return to the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class on a EBR Buell owned by Matt Smith at the season-opening Gatornationals, Mar. 14-17 from Gainesville, Fla. Three-time series…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Set For Season Debut at NHRA Gatornationals

History and a chance for glory at one of the most historic tracks on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit is on the line at the 51st annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 12-15 at Gainesville Raceway.…

Air Dates and Times for Man Cup Finals on MAVTV!

Make sure to tune in or set the DVR as motorcycle drag racing gets exposure on national television on MAVTV Motorsports Network as part of the popular “On The Edge” series.  A total of three 30-minute shows were produced from…

Former PSM Racer Antron Brown Primed and Ready For Arizona

Last season wasn’t up to the usual impressive standards from Antron Brown, but you won’t find an ounce of discouragement from the three-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champ. Coming off his first winless season of his career…

Janette Thornley’s Plan To Be The First Woman in The NHRA M/T Top Fuel Harley Series

There has never been a woman in the high speed, daunting NHRA Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Nitro Harley class. Meet the bold and fearless female Harley Davidson motorcycle drag racer Janette Thornley, who after eight years of nitromethane Pro Fuel…

NHRA and Motorcycle Legend Terry Vance Announce NHRA Launch Program

The National Hot Rod Association along with Pro Stock Motorcycle legend Terry Vance and the Vance Family Foundation are happy to announce the official start of NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers, NHRA’s motorsports career portal.    NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers will…

Top Fuel Harley Racer Randal Andras Wins NHRA Lucas Oil Winternationals

Top Fuel Harley standout racer Randal Andras picked up where he left off in 2019. Andras, of Jay Turner Racing and winner of the 2019 season-ending U.S. Nationals from Indianapolis, Ind. Labor Day weekend twisted his throttle to a wild…

Fresh New Season of NHRA Top Fuel Harley Kicks Off In Pomona

Snow may be falling in the Northeast but it’s time to kick off a fresh new season of NHRA Top Fuel Harley racing in beautiful, sunny, warm Southern California. There’s something magical, charming and romantic about the inaugural start to…

Top Fuel Harley Great Doug Vancil Will Not Return in 2020

A Nitro Harley legend is hanging up the leathers. At least for the 2020 season anyhow. After finishing second in points in the NHRA Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley category for the past two seasons, multi-time champ Doug Vancil says…

More Than $160,000 Posted in 2020 XDA Drag Bike Racing Contingency Program

The XDA would like to thank Bates Leathers, Brock’s Performance, Cycle Concepts, DME Racing, MTC Engineering, Penske Racing Shocks, Vance & Hines, Voodoo Custom Motorcycle Components, and Worldwide Bearings for putting $160,000+ of extra cash and gift certificates in the…

Dennis “Nitro Menace” Announced Retirement From Drag Bike Racing

In a letter to the media Nitro Harley racer Dennis Fisher wrote –  The off-season has been one of reflection that has resulted in the decision to hang up the leathers and liquidate the race team. And no, this wasn’t…

World’s Quickest and Fastest Drag Bike Female Returns Home to Australia

The world’s quickest and fastest woman on two wheels, Sydney’s own Niki Zak (Niki Taube Zakrzewski), is set to return to Australia from the United States to race her Nitrous Oxide (Nos) Motorcycle next month. The US-based Australian will contest…

Bench Racing With Legends – George Bryce and Larry “Spiderman” McBride

Join us for this in depth drag bike bench racing session as Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle legend and world record holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride and NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle six-time NHRA championship winning crew chief discuss with Jack Korpela many…

Australian Drag Bike Racers Shine in Round No. 7

The past weekend’s South Coast 660 at South Coast Raceway has provided a perfect start to 2020’s Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series action for more than 150 competitors.   The event marked round seven of the 2019/2020 Series and the…