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Matt Smith Qualifies No. 1, Puts Bounty on Andrew Hines

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champ Matt Smith made an impressive statement  at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, vaulting to the No. 1 spot at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Smith earned his third straight No. 1 qualifier on his Denso…

Andrew Hines Looks to Win Sixth NHRA World Title

Andrew Hines has had a spectacular career filled with the most wins in Pro Stock Motorcycle history. But the five-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champion has never had a year like he’s enjoyed in 2019, and now…

NHRA Titles On The Line in Pomona

With points-and-a-half in play and world championships on the line, fans can count on the most intense racing action of the season as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series closes out its thrilling 2019 season with the 55th annual…

NHRA Appoints JRL Group For Licensing Management

NHRA has named JRL Group to help manage and develop the ever-growing licensing program. Categories in the NHRA licensing program include apparel, electronics, and housewares, among others. JRL Group, headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, was founded in 1999 to help brands…

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Matt Smith Wins NHRA Las Vegas Nationals

An impressive weekend for defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith ended with a victory at the 19th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Smith picked up his first playoff…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Chris Bostick Purchases Two Billet Monster Cylinder Heads

After the recent approval of the billet, four-valve Monster cylinder head by the NHRA for Pro Stock Motorcycle racing, returning racer Chris Bostick cut a .000 light on his deal with Monster’s Mitch Brown, buying the only two left until…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Jerry Savoie Focused On Winning Vegas

There’s usually a variety of emotions racing at Las Vegas with a potential NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championship on the line. Relaxed is usually not one of them, but that’s precisely how Jerry Savoie feels heading to one…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Battle Heads to Las Vegas

With championships on the line, the high-stakes action of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will reach thrilling levels at the penultimate race of the 2019 season and the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, the Dodge NHRA Nationals…

Former Nitro Harley Racer Steve Huff Goes For 200 MPH in Electric Dragster This Weekend in Fontana

Former Nitro Harley racer and 20-year-plus racing veteran Steve Huff of Huff Motorsports and his brain child e-Spec Racecars are headed south to Fontana, Ca. Nov. 2-3 where Carrell, Huff, & Barger AC Electric dragster “Current Technology 2.0” will make…

New World Records For Larry “Spiderman” McBride, 5.60, 263 MPH!

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 40-plus year veteran Larry “Spiderman” McBride of Team Trim-Tex has once again entered uncharted territory. On Saturday Oct. 26 McBride recorded the quickest and fastest drag bike pass of all-time with a 5.607, 263 mph…

Chris Matheson Begins 7th National Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship Chase

There is nothing quite like the start of a new championship drag racing season to get the blood pumping. In the case of 6 x Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson, he’s feeling like a teenager again about to…

Drag Racing Mourns the Loss of Nitro Harley Racer Kevin Boyer

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the passing of longtime Top Fuel Harley racer Kevin Boyer.  The talented Edmonton, Alberta, Canada native and 40-year drag racing veteran, Boyer, 56, passed on Friday Oct. 18. Cycledrag.com was blessed to have had the…

The Comeback Continues – Larry “Spiderman” McBride Heads to Rockingham 9 Points Down

Trim-Tex backed Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride has taken fans and followers on a thrill ride in 2019, striving for a momentous milestone, a 20th career championship. After starting out with a three-round deficit McBride has powered back…

Teasley Smashes Kawasaki Z125 Record! The GOAT Strikes Again!

Talented motorcycle drag racer Jeremy Teasley is know as the GOAT, greatest of all-time, for good reason. He holds the Pro Street and Real Street world records and has won more than 20 championship titles. If there is a race…

Former Nitro Harley Racer Steve Huff Sets Out on Quest for 200 mph in Electric Dragster

In 2017 Steve Huff and Larry Carrell took Steve’s concept e-Spec Racecars to the next level in a decision to make it electric and attempt to be the first ever 200mph electric dragster.  After 6 months of design and build,…

PDRA 2020 Schedule

The 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) schedule will feature new stops at Summit Motorsports Park and Maple Grove Raceway, in addition to four returning venues, race officials announced Friday morning. The schedule was revealed to drivers and teams during…

Travis Davis Completes Comeback to Win Second PDRA Championship Title

Newly crowned world champions Jim Halsey and Travis Davis capped off their championship seasons with victories at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Brian Olson Memorial World Finals presented by Pro Line Racing and $hameless Racing at Virginia Motorsports Park.…

British Drag Racing Hall of Fame to hold Bench Racing session with US legends

The British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala, to be held on 23rd November at the Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge, Surrey, will again be preceded by the popular Bench Racing session, starting at 12:30pm lasting for two hours, and sponsored by…

NHDRO Ken Schwartz Motorcycle Madness Pro Street Full Event Video

Enjoy full round-by-round coverage of the Pro Street Motorcycle class from the NHDRO Ken Schwartz Motorcycle Madness Finals at World Wide Technology Raceway Park in St. Louis, Mo. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here)…

Jerry Savoie Wins Texas, Climbs to Third in Points

The 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals belonged to the Gator Man. Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Jerry Savoie went 6.881 at 195.90 in the final round on his White Alligator Racing Suzuki to knock off Eddie Krawiec and claim his…

Eddie Krawiec Looking For Breakout Performance at AAA Texas Nationals

A solid, consistent 2019 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has Eddie Krawiec in contention for another world championship. But the three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champ knows he has to be great the rest of the way for that…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride vs. Dave Vantine Behind The Scenes

If you are a fan of Top Fuel Motorcycles enjoy this in-depth, 90 minute behind-the-scenes feature on the tight points battle between Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine at the Man Cup Rob Bush 190 Hookup Nationals From legendary Darlington…

Andrew Hines Builds On NHRA Championship Lead With Charlotte Win

Point leader Andrew Hines rose to the occasion at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway, the third of six races in the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. It is also the 21st…

It’s Win of Bust for Defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Matt Smith

With four races remaining in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, Matt Smith is 61 points out of first in Pro Stock Motorcycle, leaving him right in the mix of the title hunt. But the defending world champion…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Pressure Mounts Heading Into ZMax Dragway

With the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship reaching the halfway point, expect NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competitors to leave it all on the line when they visit state-of-the-art zMAX Dragway for a second time in 2019 for…

M3-Mad Monkey Motorsports, AHDRA Draggin Bagger class sponsor for 2020

M3-Mad Monkey Motorsports announced it’s support of the AHDRA Draggin Bagger class for 2020. “We are very excited to back involved with the AHDRA” commented Branon White, owner of M3, Mad Monkey Motorsports. “We feel like the timing is right…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Engineers Remarkable Comeback in Championship Series

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride must appreciate a captivating story.  Famous movie director Steven Spielberg would endorse the rollercoaster thrill ride the 40-year-plus nitro veteran is making his drive for an unprecedented 20th championship. Down three rounds of…

Man Cup Rob Bush 190 Hookup Nationals Coverage

Enjoy some video and photo coverage from race No. 3 of the Man Cup Motorcycle Drag Racing season, the Rob Bush 190Hookup.com Nationals from Legendary Darlington Dragway in Hartsville, S.C. This event marked Man Cup’s first trip to Darlington. The…

PDRA Pro Nitrous Drag Bike Racers Return to Championship Battles at Fall Nationals

The tense championship battles in the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) will tighten up this weekend as the all-eighth-mile series heads to Darlington Dragway for the penultimate race on the 2019 Road to the Finals, the Fall Nationals presented by…

XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing 2020 Schedule

Check out the 2020 XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule. The six-race series features four races at Maryland International Raceway and two at Virginia Motorsports Park. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com…

XDA Delivers Record Breaking Action at Season Finale

The 27th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals concluded the 2019 race season and crowned twelve champions at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR). The second year of XDA was filled with boundless excitement, drama, and more intense racing than anyone could have…

With Suzukis Hot, Karen Stoffer Aims For Win at AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals

Racing with a new team in 2019, Karen Stoffer already accomplished one major goal this season qualifying for the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. But the Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran now wants something she hasn’t had since 2015 and…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine Rivalry Resumes in Darlington

The thrilling and unpredictable Man Cup Top Fuel Motorcycle championship battle between veteran Larry “Spiderman” McBride and point leader Dave Vantine resumes this weekend at stop No. 3 of the 2019 campaign, the Rob Bush Motorsports 190 Hookup Nationals from…

NHRA Giving Serious Consideration to Monster Four-Valve Suzuki Head Approval for PSM

According to sources close to the situation, Cycledrag can confirm the NHRA technical department is giving serious consideration to approving the billet Monster four-valve Suzuki cylinder head for Pro Stock Motorcycle racing. The potential NHRA approval of the George Bryce…

Grothus Dragbikes Big Money Ultra 4.60 Rider Challenge Returns to the Man Cup World Finals

ManCup has decided to throw the playbook, and the checkbook out the window for Grothus Dragbikes Ultra 4.60 racers for the upcoming World Finals in November. After a wildly successful debut of the Rider Challenge at the 2018 Finals, ManCup…

Super Sled Shootout / Dash For Cash Event Coverage

Every September Midwest motorcycle drag racing tradition and the world’s biggest drag sled race collide to produce an exciting and enjoyable late Summer event at Martin, Michigan’s US 131 Motorsports Park known as the Super Sled Shootout / Dash for…

Man Cup Darlington Race Moved to 1/8th Mile

Man Cup Motorcycle drag racing has announced that race No. 3 of the 2019 season, the Rob Bush Motorsports 190 Hookup Nationals, Sept. 27-29 from Darlington Dragway has been moved to an eighth-mile race.  “Initially we planned only to run…

Cycledrag Films – Behind the Nitro Harley Scenes at Biggest Race of the Year

Enjoy this all-access, behind the scenes full length feature on the NHRA Top Fuel Harley category from the world’s biggest drag race, the NHRA U.S. Nationals from Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Ind. We focus in on the incredibly tight…

Jerry Savoie Wins Second Consecutive Race, Takes Over Pro Stock Motorcycle Point Lead

In sports and racing it’s the team that gets hot at the right time who wins the championship title, not necessarily who has the best regular season. Former class champion Jerry Savoie is thriving after one of his worst regular…

Andrew Hines Looking to Keep Pro Stock Motorcycle Hot Streak Going Into NHRA Playoffs

Andrew Hines and Bo Butner are in similar situations heading into the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, as both have been the points leader in their respective classes for the entire NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series regular season.…

Chris Matheson Looking For Australia’s First Top Fuel Motorcycle Five at World Fuel Altered Challenge

Australia’s quickest and fastest Top Fuel Motorcycle is heading to the Aeroflow World Fuel Altered Challenge-presented by Gulf Western Oil on September 21st. The mission is to record the first five-second motorcycle time in the Southern Hemisphere. Chris Matheson’s “Nitro…

Top Fuel Harley Returns to NHRA in 2020, Four-Wide Race Added

NHRA officials announced the schedule for the 2020 Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series, which will compete at 10 of the 24 events on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The Mickey Thompson Tires…

XDA Drag Bike Racing Sets Stage for Epic Final Showdown

The 2019 Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) ultimate battle between the fiercest motorcycle drag racers in the country is scheduled for Armageddon on September 20-22, at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) for the 27th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals. In the sixth…

Frantic Thrash! Rebuilding a Nitro Harley Motor Between Rounds!

Come get a taste of what it is kind to be in a NHRA Top Fuel Nitro Harley Drag Bike Team at the U.S. Nationals as this squad is tasked with rebuilding the Cycle Gear Nitromethane, 175 c.i. Harley Davidson…

2020 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule Released

NHRA officials released the 2020 schedule for the Pro Stock Motorcycle category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pro Stock Motorcycle riders will once again compete at 16 of the 24 events on the series. This exciting class,…

Junior Drag Bikes – Are NHRA and IHRA Missing This Opportunity to Grow Sport?

Enjoy an inside look at the sport of Junior Drag Bike Racing as young children and teens Motorcycle drag race and gain valuable experience in front of a massive crowd at the FIA FIM European Drag Racing Finals from Santa…

Fast Filippos Papafillippou Wins Second Consecutive European Top Fuel Championship

There have been some quick learners in the unforgiving and daunting sport of Top Fuel Motorcycle racing. Jimmy “Hulk” Brantley and Dave Vantine come to mind as a pair of individuals who make what is seemingly impossible for many look…

Super Street Bike Eliminations From Santa Pod

Enjoy and share the entire first round of eliminations from the FIM-E Super Street Bike class from Santa Pod Raceway. It’s top qualifier Steve Venables and his DME Turbo HAYABUSA vs. the Kawasaki ZX12 of Erich Gruber, Mark Hope vs.…

Steve Venables Records European Street Tire Record on Turbo Hayabusa

It’s been a benchmark year for Pro Street racing manufacturer DME with Jeremy Teasley setting a new Pro Street record at Maryland International Raceway at 6.42 on his GSXR 1000. The team’s success reached across the pond at the FIA…

“Fast” Filippos Papafilippou Becomes Second Drag Bike Racer in 5.60-zone

Top Fuel Motorcycle racer “Fast” Filippos Papafilippou of Greece made history at the FIM FIA European Drag Racing Championships at Santa Pod Raceway in England by shattering the European motorcycle record and becoming only the second drag bike racer to…

FIA and FIM European Drag Racing Championship from Santa Pod Coverage

Enjoy coverage from Europe’s flagship drag racing event, the FIA and FIM European Drag Racing Championships from legendary Santa Pod Raceway in Wellingborough, England. Five motorcycle classes are in action including Top Fuel Bike, Super Twin Bike, Pro Stock Bike,…

Check Out the 2020 Harley Davidsons

Motorcycle fans enjoy this comprehensive in depth look at the 2020 Harley Davidson model lineup including the Road King Special, Breakout 114, Sport Glide, Iron 1200, Softail Slim, Low Rider FXLRS, Fat Boy, Road Glide Special, Street Bob, FXDR 114,…

NHRA U.S. Nationals Top Fuel Harley Coverage

The illustrious NHRA U.S. Nationals is an incredibly special race, especially for Mickey Thompson Nitro Harley racers who conclude their season there. Like last season, the championship battle is a two horse race between multi-time champion Doug Vancil of Team…

NHRA U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle Coverage

The 65th NHRA U.S. Nationals marks the end of the regular season for the Pro Stock Motorcycle category. The reset of the points for the Countdown will be welcomed by all, excluding leader Andrew Hines, who has had the season…

Three-Time NHRA Champion Angelle Sampey Looking to Win Big Go on Her Harley

The three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion has faced a new challenge this year on a new bike, but she’s hoping it all comes together at the Big Go, where Sampey has two career wins The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag…

FuelTech Visits Australia’s Quickest Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson

Multi-time Australian Top (Fuel) Bike champion and record holder, 6.03, Chris Matheson and his “Nitro Voodoo” team are always looking to innovate and improve. Matheson has developed his own ground-breaking engine program.   Recently Anderson Dick, CEO of FuelTech and…

XDA’s Motorcycle Drag Racing Horsepower Unleashed in Virginia

For the second time this year, the Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) brought the best show in motorcycle drag racing to Virginia Motorsports Park for the Inaugural Bike Bash. The event featured Live music, a Freestyle Motocross show, Baggers vs. Slingshot…

Popular Cycledrag Crew Shirts Available For A Limited Time

Motorcycle riding and racing shirts are in high demand and we at Cycledrag are humbled that so many have mentioned in the video comments that they want a shirt or some have even expressed a desire to put their entire…

“Quarter Milestones: A History of Motorcycle Drag Racing” Available Now

In October of 2011, John Stein published a book called “Motorcycle Drag Racing: A History”. The book has been extremely well received, selling more than 4,300 copies in 12 countries and having been reviewed by the “New York Times”, “Jay…

Vancil and Tharpe Bring NHRA Top Fuel Harley Championship Down To The Wire Again!

Here we go again Nitro Harley fans!  If you are a fan of razor-close, compelling, thrilling championship battles, (who isn’t?), Vance & Hines-backed Top Fuel Harley veteran Doug Vancil’s victory at the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd…

Hollywood and Highland to Host 2019 NHRA Awards

NHRA Championship Drag Racing, the world’s fastest motorsport, announced that the 2019 NHRA Awards will once again return to Hollywood’s Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland on Monday, Nov. 18. This invitation-only black-tie affair, where NHRA will honor its…

Nitro Harley Racer Mike Scott Announces Abrupt Retirement, Tyler Wilson to Take Over on Jay Turner Racing

In a seemingly abrupt announcement with just two races left to go in the NHRA Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley championship series, seventh-ranked Mike Scott has decalred his departure from Jay Turner Racing and his outright retirement from the sport…

Exploring Rapid Advancement in Turbo-Charged Motorcycle Drag Racing, What’s Next?

It’s absolutely staggering how quickly turbo-charged motorcycle drag bikes are advancing. In an era where much of drag racing has become stagnant, seemingly working tirelessly to find only modest gains, all involved in the testing, development, parts manufacturing and other…

Ida Zetterström, Thomas Pettersson and Greger Johansson winners at Gardermoen Drag Bike Challenge

Ida Zetterström made history by claiming the victory in Super Street Bike at the Drag Challenge at Gardermoen Raceway, round three of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. Zetterström is the first female rider to win a race in the…

XDA Brings Excitement to the Summer’s Biggest Motorcycle Drag Racing Party

Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) hosted the 19th annual WPGC Bike Fest with the Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) delivering the best motorcycle drag racing party available. The event featured Live music, a Freestyle Motocross show, Baggers vs. Slingshot Sound Off, custom…

Harley Davidson Dominance Continues in Pro Stock Motorcycle, Hines Wins $25K Battle and Sonoma

Vance & Hines Harley Davidson Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Andrew Hines finished off a standout weekend by racing to another win on Sunday at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. Five-time champion Hines has won all but two races…

Matt Smith Threatens To Sell Operation Over Harley Political Situation in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Class

Defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith was on a major offensive on his personal Facebook page regarding what he feels is longtime, blatant, egregious favoritism for the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson team by the NHRA. The three-time champion…

Promoter Says Record Turn Out for 2019 Gettysburg Bike Week Rally

Gettysburg Bike Week kicked off Thursday, July 11, 2019, for its 18th anniversary rally at the Allstar Events Family Fun Complex in Gettysburg, PA. With four days of the best bands, events and entertainment. Rally goers turned out in droves to great…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers Prepare to Battle for $25,000 in Sonoma

The field is set for the annual Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle featuring the very best in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category. This race-within-a-race pits the top eight riders in the class against each other as they compete for…

Andrew Hines Wins Denver On New Harley-Davidson FXDR Pro Stock Motorcycle

It did not take long for the brand new, sleek Harley-Davidson FXDR to flex its muscles in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class.  The new V-twin motorcycle captured a Wally in its debut.  Pro Stock Motorcycle Points leader Andrew Hines continued…

WPGC Emcee’s Hottest Event of the XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing Season

There is only one race you can’t miss this year, and that’s the 19th annual WPGC Bike Fest on July 26-28, 2019 at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) located in Mechanicsville, Maryland. This huge event is hosted by the Xtreme Dragbike…

Full Event Video – 32 4.60 Drag Bike Racers Go Bar-to-Bar at XDA Superbike Showdown

Enjoy this full event, round by round coverage of one of the most thrilling and quickly growing categories in all of drag bike racing – the big motor, nitrous and turbo, Suzuki HAYABUSA, Suzuki GS and Kawasaki KZs of the…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Scores Man Cup Victory at Dragway 42

Top Fuel Motorcycle virtuoso Larry “Spiderman” McBride got the bounce back performance he was hoping for at the Man Cup Fast by Gast Nationals from Central Ohio’s Dragway 42, qualifying on the pole, winning the event and closing the points…

The Day Pro Street Motorcycle Was Forever Changed, Racers Crush World Records

Enjoy this complete Pro Street Motorcycle Drag Racing Round-by-Round elimination coverage from the XDA Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, as the world’s fastest street bikes smash world records. We see jaw dropping Turbo HAYABUSAs, Turbo GSXR 1000s,…

Matt Smith Heating Up Heading Into $25,000 Pro Bike Battle

Matt Smith wrapped up his third career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championship with a record-breaking performance on the final day of the 2018 season in Pomona. But the Pro Stock Motorcycle standout fully believes that championship run…

Man Cup Dragway 42 Update

Enjoy some highlights and updates from Man Cups second race of the season, The Fast by Gast Nationals from Dragway 42 in West Salem, Ohio. Check back for more. Top Fuel qualifying update   LARRY MCBRIDE PRE RACE REPORT Photos…

Trent Hindman Nailing IMSA Championship Bid For Trim-Tex Drywall Products

When Trim-Tex CEO Joe Koenig met Trent Hindman he knew right away the gifted and talented young man was destined to go far in motorsports. This season is confirming Koenig’s intuition as a pair of recent podium finishes have Hindman…

Australian Pro Stock Motorcycle Battle – Full Event

If you are a fan of high horsepower, naturally aspirated Pro Stock Motorcycles (Pro Bikes) this full event drag bike showdown in Australia is for you! The Gulf Western Oil Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway is the biggest drag race in…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Eager for Redemption at Dragway 42 Man Cup Showdown

Top Fuel Motorcycle sensation Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s 2019 quest for an unprecedented 20th title got off to an inauspicious start when the veteran suffered a first round loss for the first time in more than 15 years. After a long…

Top Fuel Motorcycle and Nitro Harley Race Shop Tour by Chris Matheson

High horsepower, nitro motorcycle fans enjoy this video as we take you inside a motorsports paradise, the race shop of IHRA Thunder 400 six-time Top Bike champion Chris Matheson’s amazing race shop in Brisbane, Australia. Matheson shows us his vintage…

Man Cup Dragway 42 Schedule

Below is an event schedule for the ManCup presented by Vance & Hines 38th annual FBG Nationals presented by Advanced Sleeve and Mickey Thompson Tires at Dragway 42 in West Salem, Ohio July 12 – 14 2019. EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday…

History Made at XDA Drag Bike Racing Superbike Showdown

Racers and fans have come to expect record-breaking performances when they attend an Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) event. And the 2nd annual Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) delivered just that and more with breakthrough ET and MPH records.…

Street Tire Drag Bike Reaches 6.42! Jeremy Teasley and Company Stun at XDA Superbike Showdown

Enjoy this video recap of what was a record-smashing Pro Street final at the XDA Superbike Showdown from Maryland International Raceway. Jeremy Teasley and Frankie Stotz make history with the quickest street tire pass ever and the quickest Pro Street…

Why the Laptop Computer is A Drag Racer’s Most Valuable Tool, Data Logging Explained

The most valuable tool for a drag racing crew chief, including one on a wild Top Fuel Nitro Harley Drag Bike team, is not a ratchet or wrench; it’s the laptop computer and all the equipment used for data logging,…

NHRA Nitro Harley Race Day! Behind the Scenes With Fearless Drag Bike Racers

Enjoy your VIP behind the scenes pass to all the Top Fuel Nitro Harley Pit areas for final qualifying and eliminations from the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals from Bristol Dragway in Tennessee. We speak with all the riders and even…

Drag Racing Pioneer Ted Jones Honored at Home Track Bristol Dragway

Legendary drag racing executive, visionary and pioneer Ted Jones was introduced as a 2019 Legend of Thunder Valley honoree at the NHRA National Event at Bristol Dragway. Jones served as manager of Bristol Dragway and was the president of the…

NHRA Top Fuel Harley – Behind the Scenes Bristol

Enjoy your VIP pass inside the sport of NHRA Top Fuel Nitro Harley Drag Racing from the Thunder Valley Nationals at gorgeous Bristol Dragway in Tennessee. In this comprehensive, in-depth video we will take you inside the pit area of…

Chasing History! Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Racers Go For First Five Second Pass!

Enjoy the most comprehensive, in-depth Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Drag Bike showcase that has ever been produced. On this journey we give you a VIP pass for unprecedented pit access at the IHRA Winternationals at Ipswich, Australia’s famous Willowbank Raceway…

XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing Hot Streak Fires Into Maryland

The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) heads back to Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) located in Mechanicsville, Maryland for the 2nd annual Superbike Showdown on June 21-23, 2019! This event features the Orient Express Pro Street class running at speeds over 230…

How “Kalifornia” Katie Sullivan Shocked Australia With Team USA Pro Stock Motorcycle Win

It was a career highlight for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Bike racer “Kalifornia” Katie Sullivan when she traveled to Willowbank Raceway in Ipswich, Australia for the 52nd Annual Gulf Western Oil Winternationals Drag Race extravaganza, June 7-9. Initially Sullivan…

Kalifornia Katie Heading to Australia Chasing History, Mitch Brown and Cycledrag.com to Join

Several Americans will be travelling around the world to compete at the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway, with Ashley Sanford (Speedflow Top Fuel) and Katie Sullivan (Serco Pro Bike) ready to take on Australia’s best drag racers. Top…

First Timers Conquer Virginia at MTC Summer Nationals

The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) delivered another exciting round of Motorcycle Drag Racing to Virginia Motorsports Park (VMP) with the 33rd annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals. And for the second year in a row, the weather did not slow down…

Matt Smith’s “Red Rocket” Gets First Win of the Season

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle defending champ Matt  Smith piloted his Denso EBR to a victory for his first win since the Auto Club NHRA Finals last season in wild final round at the 22nd annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals at…

Ronnie “Pro Mod” Smith Shatters PDRA Pro Nitrous Record, Wins North-South Shootout

An eventful weekend of racing at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) North-South Shootout presented by Line-X at Maryland International Raceway was highlighted by a drag bike performance by Ronnie “Pro Mod” Smith. Defending world champion Smith picked up his…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Video Recap From Man Cup Opener

For your viewing pleasure enjoy comprehensive coverage of the Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Drag Bike class from the Man Cup at NHRA’s South Georgia Motorsports Park. Here you will see drag racing legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride go after an event…

Richard Gadson Suffers Shut Down Area Crash on Nitrous Pro Street Suzuki GS

One of the world’s most talented no-bar drag racers Richard Gadson suffered an unusual top end crash on the fan-favorite, Brad Mummert-owned nitrous, Suzuki GS Pro Street Bike at Virginia Motorsports Park during XDA testing on Friday evening.   Fortunately…

Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle Standouts Looking To Cool Off Hot Leaders

There is no denying the fact that Bo Butner has made the most of his opportunities to open the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. The 2017 Pro Stock world champion has put together four wins in the…

Team Trim-Tex Athlete Trent Hindman Off to Hot Start in IMSA Championship Chase

This season has the potential to be a milestone year for Trim-Tex Drywall Products racing. Top Fuel Motorcycle veteran Larry “Spiderman” McBride has an opportunity to carry the respected Chicago-area-based vinyl drywall accessory manufacturer to an unprecedented 20th career nitro…

CycleDrag Heading Down Under to Cover Drag Bikes at Aussie Winternationals with Mitch Brown and Katie Sullivan

CycleDrag.com is coming to Australia for the first time to cover motorcycle drag racing at the biggest and best drag racing event in the southern hemisphere – the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals. Cycledrag will be joined by successful American drag…

XDA’s Drag Bike War Machines March to the VMP Battlefield

The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) takes Motorcycle Drag Racing to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 33rd annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals on May 31-June 2, 2019.  This family-friendly event features over 700 Professional, Sportsman, and Grudge motorcycle drag racers in…