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Matt Smith Hoping to Follow in Father’s Footsteps at Thunder Valley

Matt Smith has never raced at Bristol Dragway, but he doesn’t have to look far to see the impact his family has had at the fan-favorite facility. Smith’s father, Rickie, was named one of the Legends of Thunder Valley in…

Peery Aims For Top Fuel Sweep at the Rock

The stars of the NHRA’s Top Fuel Harley motorcycle series including newly-crowned champion and U.S. Nationals winner Ryan Peery of Milford, Ohio, and former multiple-time series champs Jay Turner of Julian and Tii Tharpe of Pfafftown are among those who…

Champions Strut at the XDA Season Finale

XDA’s fourth season has been another success with the 29th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals, crowning twelve champions at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR). The season featured top-tier motorcycle drag racing action that can’t be seen anywhere else. And while the…

Rockingham and ManCup Sign Three Year Extension

Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood and Jay Regan, owner of the Safety Harbor, Fla.-based ManCup Motorcycle Series presented by Vance & Hines, have confirmed a contract extension that will keep the nation’s national metric motorcycle drag racing series at The…

Matt Smith Takes Points Lead Heading Into Final Races

Matt Smith moved into the points lead to finish off a dominating weekend in Pro Stock Motorcycle, beating Hector Arana Jr. in the final round. Arana left too soon on the starting line, while Smith put together a run of…

Racers and Sponsors Show Out For Cycledrag $10K Shootout

Sometimes a plan truly comes together. It’s special when it all works out, especially when motorcycles are involved.  When a longstanding, early October motorcycle drag race at Martin, Mich.’s US 131 was suddenly left without a promoter fans and racers…

2022 XDA Schedule

The 2022 XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule has been released by owners Jason and Chris Miller –  There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and more will…

2022 Man Cup Schedule

The 2022 Man Cup Schedule has been released by owner Jay Regan- 2022 ManCup event schedule March 4-5-6 Exoticycle Nationals Orlando Speed World April 29-30 May 01 MTC Engineering Nationals South Georgia Motorsport Park July 8-9-10 Fast By Gast Nationals…

XDA Champions will be crowned at DME Racing Fall Nationals

Two wheels, one mission, defeat the competition and secure the crown. On October 8-10 the XDA concludes its motorcycle drag racing season at Maryland International Raceway with the 29th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals. In the seventh and final battle…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racers Gear Up For Throwdown in T-Town

The Throwdown in T-Town has always been a massive event, but this year’s fall race will be a supersized version of the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service at the Osage Casino Hotel Throwdown in…

US 131 Cycledrag Shootout Schedule and Information, Oct. 1-2

The much anticipated Cycledrag $10K Shootout at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Mich. is upon us. After 64 entries locked-in, the big money shootout is sold out. Fear not, racers because there will still be plenty of opportunities to…

At Age 72, Paul “Fast by” Gast is Far From Finished Winning Championships

At an age at which most of his contemporaries are content to ride nothing more exotic than a lawn mower, 72-year-old Paul Gast will straddle a 170 mile-an-hour Suzuki this weekend (Sept. 24-26) at Rockingham Dragway and resume his pursuit…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Health Update

Join us for this interview of 20-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride as he brings us up to speed on his recovery from knee replacement surgery and an appendectomy. The Spiderman fills us in on when we may…

Motorcycle Community Sending Thoughts and Prayers to Cory Reed Following Crash

The drag bike world continues to send thoughts and prayers to Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Cory Reed who continues to recover from a nasty, high speed top-end crash at the NHRA race at ZMax in Charlotte this past Sunday. Reed…

XDA Real Street and Pro Extreme Put Up Big Numbers

If you love nitrous oxide and turbo charged street bikes and drag bikes, here are some incredibly fast, record-breaking motorcycles you have to see drag racing at Virginia Motorsports Park from Petersburg, Va at the XDA Bike Brawl 2021. In…

Explosive AHDRA Nitro Harley Race

It’s Top Fuel Harley gone wrong as motorcycle drag racer Michael Balch is again reminded why “Nitro is not your friend” when his Nitro Harley explodes off the line at the AHDRA All Harley drag racing event at the South…

KZ 1000 Goes to Ocean City Bike Fest!

To take you on a tour of Ocean City OC Bike Fest 2021 we decided to jump on our beloved 1977 Kawasaki KZ1000 and take you for a ride up the eastern coast. Along with enjoying every minute on our…

228 MPH on A Street Tire!

It’s the XDA Bike Brawl and some of the best Pro Street Motorcycle drag racers in the world are ready to tackle a very tricky Virginia Motorsports Park and push their street tire, turbo charged Suzuki Hayabusa and GSXR 1000…

Gen 3 Hayabusa Hits the Drag Strip

If you love Hayabusa motorcycle drag racing, you have found the right video. Come with us to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Ind. as we get a good look at the brand new Gen 3 Suzuki Hayabusa as it goes…

Travis Pastrana Weighs in On State of Motorsports

We catch up with motorcycle and Motorsports legend Travis Pastrana to ask him if he thinks the next generation will keep racing going strong, his biggest accomplishment, how he deals with the pain from the injuries sustained in stunts gone…

Cycledrag’s Most Incredible Runs!

Enjoy the most amazing drag racing runs Cycledrag has ever captured as we show you both of Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s Top Fuel Motorcycle World Records at 5.50 and 265 mph, perhaps the first five-second super charged nitro Harley of Jason…

Angelle Sampey Wins Charlotte

Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Angelle Sampey rode the victory on Sunday at the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. After coming close on a couple recent occasions, Sampey broke through with the victory in the final round in Pro…

Steve Johnson Takes Friday Pole in Charlotte

Steve Johnson enjoyed another impressive performance in qualifying on Friday, as he raced his way to a provisional No. 1 position at the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Things continue to roll in a great direction for Johnson,…

Excitement Builds for Cycledrag $10K Shootout, Oct. 2 at US 131

There are about 10-thousand reasons sled and motorcycle drag racers should head to Martin, Mich.’s US 131 Motorsports Park, the weekend of Oct. 2, and it begins with the much-anticipated Cycledrag $10,000 Box and No Box Shootout. In addition to…

NHRA 2022 Schedule

NHRA officials announced today the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule to include 22 national events throughout the course of the season. Details on Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle schedules will be announced…

XDA Racers Reach First Time Success at Bike Brawl

For the third time this year, the XDA brought the best show in motorcycle drag racing to Virginia Motorsports Park for the Inaugural Bike Brawl. The weekend featured cooler temperatures, and racers were able to show off some serious performance…

Stuart Bradbury elected to International Drag Racing Hall of Fame

The Directors of the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame are delighted to announce that the late Stuart Bradbury, our founding chairman, has been elected to membership of the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame, based at the Don Garlits…

Steve Johnson Wins Maple Grove, Takes Point Lead

Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson picked up a memorable win on Sunday, powering to the victory at the 36th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Maple Grove Raceway. Johnson finds himself in the points lead…

Jianna and Jasmine Salinas Put in Solid Indy Effort

The Pro Stock Motorcycle class was stacked with 22 entries at the biggest race of the year, the U.S. Nationals and Jianna Salinas qualified thirteenth in the class with her single qualifying run of 7.057. In eliminations Salinas ran close…

How Eddie Krawiec Got His First PSM Win of 2021

Vance & Hines’ Eddie Krawiec won for the first time in 2021 in Pro Stock Motorcycle, and it came through at the biggest event of the season, the prestigious 67th annual Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at…

XDA Heads to VMP for Last Virginia Race in 2021

On September 10-12, the XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing series returns to Virginia Motorsports Park for the Inaugural Bike Brawl. This must-attend event is the sixth stop in the seven-race tour.   The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class…

Still Influential and Greatly Missed – Elmer Trett

It has been over 25 years since, arguably, the most prominent and esteemed motorcycle drag racer tragically lost his life while competing at the 1996 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Ind. Today, Elmer Trett’s tremendous influence and legacy is still…

Cycledrag and Chris Moore Discuss the Current State of Motorcycle Drag Racing

Join us in Burabank California as Jack Korpela from Cycledrag interview Chris Moore of the Moore Mafia channel about what can be done by flashing a stock ECU on a motorcycle, the current state of drag racing, his controversial disqualification…

All Harley World Shootout Season Finale Video

The All Harley World Shootout motorcycle drag racing series rolls into the legendary “Farm” Farmington Dragway in North Carolina as we see the first ever Chopper Man Classic event where Ken Koby leads the charge to defeat Harley Baggers with…

Chris Bostick Partners with Hunt Brothers Pizza

Pro Stock Motorcycle Veteran Chris Bostick returns to competition at this weekend’s 67th annual Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals with the support of Hunt Brothers pizza. The final race of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series regular season is the…

Andy Simon Breaks Transmission in Farmington

The first man to put a FLH frame Harley Davidson Bagger in the 7-second zone, Andy Simon, was at it again, this time aiming to to put on a show and run some 5.20s at Farmington Dragway, N.C. at the…

The Kepner List – How Many Drag Strips Have You Visited?

“343” It’s always fun to catch up with drag racing historian, accomplished broadcast and print journalist, Hall of Famer  and much more, Bret Kepner.  When I run into Kepner at a race or visit him near his home in St.…

Mission Accomplished at XDA’s Bike Bash

With a tropical storm off the east coast, the daily weather forecast for the Bike Bash was on a magic carpet ride. However, XDA racers WANT TO RACE and showed up ready to rock the quarter-mile. The Millers modified the…

Historic Evening For Keystone Raceway Park

Keystone Raceway in sleepy New Alexandria, Pa. is not a track you would ever expect a Top Fuel dragster to run down. The legendary facility, about an hour outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., has seen its share of history, including the…

How Mitch Brown Won The Biggest Top Fuel Race Ever

Most drag racers live by the cliche, “never give up.” Drag Racing is an incredibly challenging sport and the long nights in the garage, the mad thrash in the pits and the expensive broken parts are all reasons to go…

Nigel Patrick on Why Turbos Are Chunking Tires, His Success and Biggest Influence

In this video drag bike racing legend Nigel Patrick gives us a full tour of his amazing, new-age Suzuki Hayabusa Funny Bike, talks about what it means to him to become the fastest guy on the West Coast, gives his…

NHRA to Return to Wild Horse Pass in 2022

NHRA has teamed up with Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park and the Gila River Indian Community to announce the return of the NHRA Arizona Nationals, slated for Feb. 25-27, 2022.   The NHRA Arizona Nationals traditionally serves as the second…

Chase Van Sant Recovering After Injury at Eddyville Raceway

One of the young, rising stars in the world of motorcycle drag racing, Chase Van Sant, son of Pro Mod great and Trick-Tools owner Bruce Van Sant, was injured on Friday, Aug. 13th at Motorcycle Mania at Eddyville Raceway, in…

Hogs Gone Wild Cancels $140K Race, Excitement Builds for Oct. 23 in Reynolds

Hogs Gone Wild has quickly become one of the most popular and talked about motorcycle drag racing series, in large part due to the work of  promotor and owner  Roger Edgerton, who has been known to take chances, invest in…

Behind the Scenes in a Nitro Harley Pit

Enjoy this coverage of the final qualifying session of the Western Pro Extreme drag bike series and we show you the turbo charged Suzuki Hayabusa of Vince Testa, the nitrous Hayabusa or Eric Robinson and the Top Fuel Nitro Harley…

Indy Brings Thrilling Opening Round of 4.60 Drag Bike Eliminations

Enjoy this live opening round of drag bike eliminations from NHDRO’s Summer Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway featuring nitrous 4.60 bikes and turbo Hayabusa Pro Street Bikes. You will see some incredible motorcycle drag racing action live from Indy! Share…

Drag Bike Racing Gone Wrong!

In the world of high speed, high stakes motorcycle drag racing we sometimes see fails, crashes, explosions and equipment failures. In this video we show you some of the craziest drag bike crashes and explosions we have encountered from Top…

Kawasaki KZ Powered Golf Cart

A good example of when too much is not enough this retired drag bike racer fit an ultra powerful Kawasaki KZ engine into a golf cart! In this video he walks us through the custom drag bike golf cart build,…

Turbo KZ Reigns Supreme Over Nitro and Nitrous in Woodburn

The quickest and fastest drag bikes on the West Coast are ready for another round of drag racing and the big question is can anyone stop the turbo Hayabusa drag bike if Craig Brown who has won the past two…

His Pit Vehicle is a Tractor!

Wait till you see what this man was using at the NHDRO Motorcycle Drag Racing Series Ape Raceparts Summer Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway! There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook…

Amazing New Starter From Trick Tools

Wait until you see the amazing new, lightweight starter available from Van Sant Racing and Trick-Tools! The days of needing a big heavy starter car are OVER! Hit up Bruce Van Sant and tell him Cycledrag sent you! There are…

Fuel Harleys Put On a Show in Woodburn

Go inside the pit area of Nitro Harley racers Michael Beland and Tony Ruggiero at the Woodburn Drag Strip Night of Fire. Along with a Top Fuel Harley run, we also see a Jet Car vs. Funny Car Match and…

Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycles Battle in Final Qualifying

It’s the Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Shootout presented by Cycledrag at the Norwalk Night Under Fire. In this live video we see the final qualifier for Nitro Harley racers Tracy Kile and Jake Stordeur, Top Fuel Four Cylinder racers Sam…

John Force Impressed by Top Fuel Motorcycle Show

When even the great John Force is in awe, you know 5 second Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing is in a league of its own. Enjoy this coverage from the Kelly Norwalk Night Under Fire 2021 as the Pingel Top…

Supercharged Nitro Harley Eats Piston

“Nitro is not your friend” is a saying that Top Fuel Harley racers know well for good reason. In this video we go behind the scenes and watch as Bob Bognorio’s Supercharged Nitro Harley blows up and destroys a piston…

His Kawasaki KZ is Faster Than Cancer

Enjoy one of the cleanest and meanest Kawasaki KZ 1000 drag bikes we have ever seen as we give you a full tour of the “Gangster” of Ronnie Woodall. Even more special is Woodall’s touching take of how he is…

NHDRO’s Road Course Street Bike Shootout

Two years ago, NHDRO restarted Streetbike Shootout with no takers. Using basically the same rules—quarter mile, no bars, no slicks, must pass a road course test, but on an instant green tree—NHDRO held their first Road Course Shootout—sponsored by Dorian…

XDA Rages on to Virginia for the 2021 Bike Bash

On Aug 20-22 the XDA takes Motorcycle Drag Racing back to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 3rd annual Bike Bash. This must-attend event is the fifth stop in the seven-event east coast drag racing series. Johnny Mullikin On July 31,…

Matt Smith Wins Pomona Winternationals in July

Matt Smith continued to stay a step ahead of everyone in Pro Stock Motorcycle, picking up his fourth win this season on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR after a pass of 6.828 at 199.52 in the final round…

Matt Smith No. 1 in Pomona after Day 1

Matt Smith’s bid to end the Western Swing on a strong note started in impressive fashion on Friday, as the points leader and defending world champ went 6.806 at 199.20 on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR during the…

Record Attendance at the WPGC Bike Fest for XDA

This past weekend Maryland International Raceway hosted a record sized crowd at the 21st annual WPGC Bike Fest with over 9,000 fans in attendance! The XDA continues to deliver the largest motorcycle drag racing event in the industry. The event…

Karen Stoffer Wins Sonoma

Class veteran Karen Stoffer capped off a resurgent weekend in Pro Stock Motorcycle, winning for the first time since 2019 by taking out Andrew Hines in the final round with a run of 6.798 at 197.36 on her Ray Skillman/Big…

Travis Davis Victorious at PDRA Summer Shootout

After missing the Ohio race, defending Pro Nitrous Motorcycle world champion Travis Davis needed a strong performance at the Sonny Leonard Memorial Race contested at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Summer Shootout at Virginia Motorsports Park.. He delivered a…

Jasmine Salinas Scores First Win in Top Alcohol Dragster During Split-Race Weekend for Scrappers Racing

Jasmine Salinas entered and won the Lucas Oil Series Division 3 Regional Event in Columbus while the Scrappers Racing Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle teams competed in the Camping World Series Mile-High Nationals in Denver, Colorado. Jasmine celebrated her…

Matt Smith Wins Denver

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Smith capped off a completely dominant weekend on Thunder Mountain by going 7.118 at 189.04 on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR to beat Eddie Krawiec in the final round win on Sunday at the…

Garner-Jones Finds Qualifying Success with No. 1 Qualifier Effort at PDRA Summer Shootout

Second-generation Pro Nitrous Motorcycle rider Chris Garner-Jones broke a long PDRA winless streak a couple weeks ago at the PDRA North vs. South Shootout, where he also qualified No. 1. After recording a 3.965 at 176.07 aboard his T.T. Jones…

Boldly Fighting Cancer, Harley Guru Steve Huff Wins Major Boat Race

A Seattle Drag & Ski hosted event, the Summer Nationals Championship went to SeaTac, Wa resident, electric dragster world record holder and former Nitro Harley pilot Steve Huff in a near photo finish against top competitors in the Pro-Lite Hydroplane…

Hottest Event of the 2021 XDA Season is Coming!

The biggest motorcycle event of the year is back on July 23-25, as the 21st annual WPGC Bike Fest invades Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) located in Mechanicsville, Maryland. And this year, spectators are welcome!   The WPGC Bike Fest will…

Western Pro Extreme Enthralls Fans at James Surber Shootout

Join us for some thrilling motorcycle drag racing from the West Coast’s Somoa Drag Strip as we see Turbo Hayabusa vs. Top Fuel Nitro Harley vs. Nitrous Pro Mod Motorcycle vs. Turbo Kawasaki KZ vs. NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle in…

NHRA Planning for Final Race at Houston Raceway Park

NHRA and Houston Raceway Park have teamed up to announce the final NHRA SpringNationals as the historic track will close following the 2022 event. As NHRA looks to the future, the leadership team continues its conversations with Tulsa Raceway Park,…

NHRA to Return to Richmond in 2022

NHRA and Virginia Motorsports Park have teamed up to announce May 13-15, 2022, as the triumphant return of the Virginia NHRA Nationals to Richmond. Furthermore, due to a full second-half schedule and travel logistics, the 2021 Virginia NHRA Nationals have…

Andrew Hines Searching for 6th Denver Win

Not many racers are as eager to test their abilities at challenging Bandimere Speedway more than six-time world champion Andrew Hines. It’s brought out the best in the Pro Stock Motorcycle star and he’ll look to pick up his sixth…

World’s Fastest FLH Harley Bagger For Sale!

Accomplished motorcycle drag racing veteran Andy Simon shocked the world when he recored the much-anticipated first FLH Frame Harley Bagger 7-second run at Pittsburgh’s Keystone Raceway in May. Simon lowered the mark to a 7.88 at Rockingham Dragway shortly thereafter. …

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers to Begin Western Swing in Bandimere

It’s been two years since Pro Stock Motorcycles blasted down Bandimere Speedway due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With so much demand from local fans, the Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil on July 16-18 is sure to deliver a…

Excitement Building for Cycledrag’s Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Shootout in Norwalk, Aug. 6-7

Don’t miss your opportunity to see the greatest motorcycle show of the year Aug. 6-7 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, when Cycledrag presents the Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Shootout. Check out the rider announcement show here Another addition…

Controversy in the Winner’s Circle

Fighting, crashes and controversy take center stage in this motorcycle drag racing full event showdown from round No. 4 of Hogs Gone Wild from Tulsa Raceway Park. We will see “Hammer” suffer a drag bike fail when he crashes his…

Craziest 4.60 Bet!

The ultra competitive motorcycle drag racers of the very popular, Pro Mod-like nitrous 4.60 class love to make big money side bets. The smack drag bike racing smack talk spiraled out of control as point leader Mike Murphy was challenged…

Sam Wills Shop Tour

Come with us to the high performance motorcycle racing shop in Oklahoma City as we get the full story on how a long-haired Harley loving kid bought the legendary and iconic 1973 Kawasaki Z1 900 and how it helped launch…

First Ever Harley Road Glide vs. Indian Challenger Shootout

The rivalry between the two major motorcycle manufacturers Harley Davidson and Indian has been raging in for years and we will write a new chapter as we line up a 2021 Harley Road Glide with a 114 M8 against a…

A Race Like You Have Never Seen

At Rockingham Dragway’s “Thunder at the Rock” motorcycle festival and rally we saw some entertaining biker games we have never seen before. You have got to see the challenge of motorcycle control and skills known as the slow race and…

Fans Storm Track and Shut Down Drag Race

Things get out of control at the All Harley World Shootout from the New 710 Dragway in the heart of Lumbee Nation in Rowland, NC as fans storm the drag strip after a high stakes motorcycle grudge race. In this…

Fast Female Harley Racer Climbing the Ranks

Female Harley Davidson Bagger drag racer Crystal Lynch if 187 Cycles is new to motorcycle racing, but wasting no time in overwhelming the male racers with several fast passes and round wins. In this video Crystal describes the sights, sounds…

Harley Davidson Dealer Shootout – NC vs SC

For the first time ever top Harley-Davidson Dealerships from North Carolina and South Carolina will compete for bragging rights and a championship title in this exciting motorcycle drag race. We head to Steve Earwood’s legendary Rockingham Dragway to bring you…

A Top Fuel Motorcycle Race We Will Never Forget

It will go down as one of the most shocking and entertaining Top Fuel Motorcycle races of all-time as Larry “Spiderman” McBride sets a new Top Fuel Nitro Bike world record pre race and goes on to battle one of…

Successful Norwalk Outing For Scrappers Racing

During Saturday qualifying at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, Jasmine Salinas and her Top Alcohol Dragster team were presented the Best Engineered Award. After her blow over wreck at the Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. back in March, her team…

Matt Smith Wins Norwalk

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Matt Smith set the track E.T. record in the final round on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR, going 6.782 at 200.56 to beat Steve Johnson at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit…

Steve Johnson Takes Monster 4 Valve to No. 1 Qualifying Spot

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Johnson continued his momentum after winning in Charlotte, earning his first No. 1 qualifier since 2019 with a run of 6.789 at 198.44 on his Slick 50 Suzuki at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at…

Chris Garner-Jones Collects Victory at PDRA North vs. South Shootout at Maryland

Second-generation Pro Nitrous Motorcycle rider Chris Garner-Jones scored an emotional win – his first in PDRA competition since winning at Maryland in 2015 – when he defeated multi-time winner Brad McCoy in the final round Saturday night at the Professional…

Garner-Jones Gets No. 1 Qualifying Spot at PDRA North vs. South Shootout at Maryland

A couple other Pro Nitrous Motorcycle riders came close, but points leader Chris Garner-Jones was the only competitor to dip in the 3-second zone in qualifying at the fourth race on the Professional Drag Racers Association’s (PDRA) eight-race tour, the…

Steve Johnson Looking For Back-to-Back Wins After 5 Weeks Off

It’s been more than five weeks since the Pro Stock Motorcycle class last raced, and Steve Johnson still hasn’t stopped celebrating. The class returns this weekend for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park and…

XDA Overcame Weather to Deliver Stellar Event

XDA delivered stellar performance numbers for the 4th annual FuelTech Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway.  The weather attempted to play games this past weekend at MDIR, but XDA came out on top once again. With a roller coaster forecast…

Red Hot Ryan Peery Wins AHDRA Columbus

Top Fuel Nitro Harley racer Ryan Peery, 36, Milford, OH is having a banner year. Peery scored his third AHDRA win of the season at the Buckeye Nationals at National Trail Raceway near Columbus, Ohio on Father’s Day weekend. He…

Pro Stock Motorcycles Head to Norwalk After Month Off

Racing returns to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in a major way, as the thrilling 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph nitro burning machines in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series are back for the 14th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on…

Nitrous Motorcycles to Invade PDRA North vs. South Shootout Presented by Line-X

After COVID-19 restrictions prevented the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) from making its annual stop at Maryland International Raceway in 2020, the series and its racers are charged up for their Maryland return at the North vs. South Shootout presented…

Small Quantity of Larry “Spiderman” McBride Masks Available

Show off your love for the world’s quickest and fastest motorcycle with this limited edition, colorful mask. Simply visit the Cycledrag.com Facebook page and click on “shop” There are just a few left. Don’t miss your chance to get this…

Chris Matheson Wins 7th Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship and Sets New Record

Chris Matheson, arguably Australia’s most successful Top Fuel Motorcycle racer ever, has made Australian history yet again. The veteran racer is after Australia’s first five-second motorcycle run and pushed ever so close with a new Australian record of 6.007.  Heading…

XDA Warriors Ready to Exploit Weather and Track Prep in Maryland

This event features the Orient Express Pro Street class running at speeds over 230 mph in only 6-seconds! Over 90 Professional riders, plus another 700+ Sportsman, and Grudge motorcycle racers will compete for over $80,000 in cash purse at this…

Pro Fuel Harley Racing Gone Wrong!

When you burn nitromethane in a motorcycle things can go wrong and drag bike fails are bound to happen. In this video one motorcycle drag racer finds that out the hard way as Rocky Jackson, Janette Thornley “Nitro Granny”, Jim…

Hogs Gone Wild Tulsa!

Enjoy a livestream of eliminations from the Hogs Gone Wild Harley race at Tulsa Raceway There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and more will be coming…

Most Powerful Street Tire Harley Davidsons

The world’s quickest and fastest, street tire Harley Davidson Baggers were ready for some big money grudge racing at Hogs Gone Wild at Keystone Raceway Park in New Alexandria, Pa. We see the world’s first 7-second FLH, 45 degree Harley…