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Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycles Ready to Invade Norwalk Night Under Fire

The world’s quickest and most powerful, nitro-burning motorcycles are poised to put on a thrill show at the largest and most illustrious independent drag racing showcase, the Cornwell Tools Night Under Fire from Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, Sat.…

Steve Huff’s Electric Dragster Rockets to 202-mph Pass at Northwest Nationals

Steve Huff had his eyes on breaking his own electric vehicle speed record on Friday during a Pep Boys Electric Vehicle Service exhibition pass at the Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals, but fell just shy of his 202.82-mph goal, rocketing to…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Makes First Trip to Heartland Motorsports Park in 25 years

Known as the House of Speed, Heartland Motorsports Park is again set to host the exciting, must-see action of 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph racing from the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series at the Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor on Aug.…

Tenacious XDA Competitors Win in the Summer Heat

This past weekend Maryland International Raceway hosted the 22nd annual WPGC Bike Fest with the XDA delivering the best motorcycle drag racing has to offer. The event featured Live music by New Impressionz, Baggers vs. Slingshots Sound Off, custom bike…

Joey Gladstone Scores First NHRA Victory

On a day that included a barrage on the Sonoma Raceway record books, Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Joey Gladstone rolled to his first win of the 2022 season on Sunday and moved into the points lead in front of a…

Steve Huff to Attempt Electric Dragster Record at NHRA Seattle

Steve Huff Motorsports set a 202.82mph new electric car world record in the Faster Than Cancer electric dragster at Sonoma Raceway during the Holley High Voltage Experience event earlier this month. Now the team returns to their home track, Pacific…

Flyin’ Ryan Racing Supports Second Pro Stock Motorcycle With the help of Burromax Electric Mini Bikes.

NHRA Camping World Pro Stock Motorcycle team Flyin Ryan Racing supports an additional pro stock motorcycle entry in Lance Bonham at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway with the help of Burromax Electric Mini Bikes July…

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle Champ Matt Smith Looks for Two in a Row in Sonoma

The trip out West has already been a good one for defending Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt Smith, who blistered the track record book in Denver en route to a win last weekend.   But now the five-time world…

Travis Davis Wins PDRA Summer Shootout

Pro Mod and Funny Bike legend Travis Davis scored yet another Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) win Sunday night at the Drag 965 Summer Shootout presented by Classic Graphix at Virginia Motorsports Park. Multi-time Pro Nitrous Motorcycle world champion Davis…

Matt Smith Wins Mile High Nationals on “Red Rocket” Buell

Defending NHRA champion Matt Smith’s decision to roll out his v-twin proved to be the right as he powered to the victory on Sunday at the 42nd annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Smith capped off…

Opting to Run Buell, Matt Smith Qualifies No. 1 in Denver

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith raced to the provisional No. 1 spot at the 42nd annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway, after opting to park his new Suzuki and roll out his “Red Rocket”…

Another Round of Rain Showers Pushes PDRA Summer Shootout Into Sunday, Garner-Jones No. 1

After rain put a stop to Friday qualifying, additional thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon forced Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) officials to postpone eliminations to Sunday at the Drag 965 Summer Shootout presented by Classic Graphix at Virginia Motorsports Park. All…

Mark Tattingham Scores Australian Drag Bike Victory

The first ANDRA Christmas Tree trophies for the 2022/2023 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season have been hoisted at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip this evening, following the conclusion of the season-opening Top End Nationals event. Making the most of…

Matt Smith Takes Top Spot in Denver on Friday

Matt Smith raced to the provisional No. 1 spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle, powering to the top positions at the 42nd annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Smith, the defending world champ and event winner, made…

Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (CMDRA) Joins Rocky Mountain Nationals

The Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (CMDRA) joined the full line-up of professional and Amateur Car & Bike Class competitors from throughout Northwestern Canada and the United States. The organization was excited to be a part of the largest drag…

Australian Series Roars Into Action in Darwin

The new Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) 2022/2023 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season has burst into life at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip this evening, with the first qualifying passes of the Top End Nationals event completed. At…

The WPGC Bike Fest is Back and It’s Time to Party

On July 22-24, the Biggest Motorcycle Drag Race of the year returns with the 22nd annual WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway in Mechanicsville, Maryland. Over 700 Professional, Sportsman, and Grudge motorcycle drag racers will compete for over $80,000…

Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson Championship Season Recap

Please join us in congratulating Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson on an 8th Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle championship. Here is a full recap of his wild and exciting season. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here)…

James Surber All Bike Shootout Final Round

It’s Harley-Davidson vs. Metric in this final round from Somoa Drag Strip as Greg Pfau lines his Sportster up against the ZX10 of Ed Bradell. It’s one of the biggest all motorcycle races on the West Coast, kept alive by…

“Flyin” Ryan Oehler Partners with El Bandido Yankee Tequila for Remaining 2022 Season

NHRA Camping World Pro Stock Motorcycle National Event Champion and owner of Flyin Ryan Racing, Ryan Oehler announces Wednesday he will partner with El Bandido Yankee Tequila for the remaining of the 2022 season with the debut of the partnership…

This Nitrous GSXR 1000 Aims to Help Vets in Need

Meet Robert Brandt and one of the coolest, fastest Nitrous GSXR 1000 drag bikes we have ever seen as he goes for big money at the this west coast motorcycle drag racing shootout from Samoa Drag Strip on the beach…

Paul Sr. Gives Away an OCC Chopper

After a year long time blind competition the winner of the Orange County Choppers OCC Dream Chopper contest was crowned as Nick Volpe is presented this brand new 2022 Orange County Chopper by the man himself Paul Teutul Sr. at…

A Full Hour of the Most Impressive Drag Bikes

Enjoy some of the fastest, wildest, craziest drag racing motorcycles as we take you on a trip to drag bike races all of the world ti crashes & fails, nitro Top Fuel Motorcycles, world record, turbo street tire Hayabusa, GSXR…

Nitro Harleys vs. Turbo Hayabusa vs. Nitrous Pro Mod

It’s Harley Davidson vs. Suzuki at Sacramento Raceway Park’s Motorcycle Mania as the fastest Top Fuel Nitro Harleys on the West Coast call out and drag race the fastest Turbo Hayabusa in the west of legend Nigel Patrick and the…

Incredible Motorcycle Collection of Johnny “Turbo” Dobrin

Enjoy this amazing motorcycle shop tour and sportbike collection of multi time drag bike racing champion Johnny “Turbo” Dobrin and his Exoticycle shop in Sarasota, FL. In this video we see the record-smashing, street tire turbo Hayabusa Real Street Bike…

Which Drag Bike Racer Would Do Well on The Bachelorette?

With NHRA Top Fuel driver Jordan Vandergriff appearing as  a contestant on this season of The Bachelorette, Cycledrag is asking which member of the motorcycle drag racing universe would do the best on the show?  Could it be one of…

NHRA to Open 2023 Season in Gainesville

NHRA officials announced the dates for the first four races for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule today, as the upcoming season will open March 9-12 with the 54th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville…

Cycledrag Facebook Live Video Gets 31 Million Views and Counting at James Surber Race

The social media algorithm gods smiled on Cycledrag as a live broadcast on the Cycledrag.com Facebook page at the James Surber All Bike Shootout from Samoa Drag Strip in Eureka, Ca., Sunday July 10 soared to over 31 million views…

Amazing Body Shop Fixes Motorcycle Scratches

Does your bike have any scratches? Check out this amazing before and after as we put a man who knows bikes, Michael Sancho to the test at NuFinish Body Shop. The end result is amazing and we even get some…

NHRA on Fox Team Wins Six Telly Awards

NHRA and its broadcasting team was recently honored with six prestigious Telly awards for video excellence during the 2021 season and the beginning of the 2022 campaign. The team has now been recognized with 25 Telly awards over the past…

Pro Stock Motorcycles Head to Wine Country, July 22-24

With a breathtaking backdrop in the heart of wine country, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to deliver an incredible weekend of 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph action at Sonoma Raceway during the 34th annual Denso NHRA Sonoma Nationals on…

66 Year Old Australian Drag Bike Racer Making a Big Impact

Allan Henry is looking forward to taking on the interstate visitors at the Top End Nationals next weekend, as he seeks to secure back-to-back ANDRA Christmas Trees in Modified Bike. The July 15/16 event at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip…

Winners from the Iowa Hog and Nostalgia Drags

Here are your 2022 Iowa Hog Drags and Nostalgia Reunion results from Humboldt County Dragway, July 1-2.  “Thank you to everyone, that in spite of current economic conditions and fuel prices, still made the trip to spend the weekend with…

Pro Stock Motorcycles Ready to Kick off Western Swing

Boasting one of the most unique challenges in motorsports, legendary Bandimere Speedway once again plays host to the upcoming 42nd annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Mountain on…

Drag Racing Mourns Loss of Legendary Promoter Bill Bader Sr.

As I entered the motorcycle pits at the the world’s largest independent drag race last season, the illustrious Norwalk Night Under Fire, I was overcome with excitement as Bill Bader Jr. and his team gave Cycledrag a coveted opportunity to…

Angelle Sampey Wins Norwalk

A week after going red in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle final round, Angelle Sampey more than made up for it on Sunday in Norwalk, knocking off Joey Gladstone in the championship round with a standout pass of 6.861 at…

Travis Davis Claims PDRA North vs. South Shootout Win at Maryland

The Pro Nitrous Motorcycle final round featured a side-by-side, 3.99-second battle between two of the toughest competitors in the PDRA’s lone two-wheeled class, multi-time world champion Travis Davis and veteran rider Paul Gast. Davis grabbed a starting line advantage on…

Fueled by Disrespect, Larry “Spiderman” McBride Wins Big at Mid West Drag Racing Series

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride dominated his first appearance in the brand new Nitro Bike, eighth-mile class at the Mid West Drag Racing Series at World Wide Technology Park near St. Louis, Mo., June 17-18, qualifying No. 1…

Chris Hand and Redneck Express Top Fuel Motorcycle Overcome Adversity in St. Louis

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Chris Hand had a successful outing at the Mid West Drag Racing Series Summer Spectactular at World Wide Technology Raceway Park, where the “Redneck Express” team overcame adversity. Crewman Dick Boxell sent along the following synopsis…

XDA Winners Shine at Mid Season Maryland Spectacular

Racers and fans expect record-breaking performances when they attend an XDA event. And the 5th annual Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway delivered just that and more on Father’s day weekend.  Over 560 entries were on hand to witness history…

NHRA Draws Large TV Audience for Bristol Race

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series broadcast on the FOX network yielded impressive results on Sunday, as nearly 900,000 viewers tuned in for NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals eliminations at Bristol Dragway.   FOX’s NHRA coverage of eliminations in Bristol…

PDRA Hitting Halfway Point of 2022 Season at North vs. South Shootout in Maryland

The competition is heating up as the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) rolls into the halfway point in its eight-race 2022 season this weekend at the North vs. South Shootout presented by Line-X and Iron Man Quick Connect Push Bar,…

Can Jerry Savoie Make it Two in A Row in Norwalk?

Can Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie score his second consecutive NHRA win at the upcoming Summit Racing Equipment Nationals, June 23-26 from Norwak, Ohio? Last weekend in Bristol, after a mad dash to the starting line after an engine…

Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson Among Australian Drag Racing Greats With 8th Top Fuel Championship

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson is continuing to cement his place in motorcycle drag racing history after securing the Inaugural Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship, crowning “Matho” an eight-time national champion.    Matheson…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine Added to NHRA Maple Grove Race

NHRA officials announced Top Fuel Motorcycle Superstars Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vanitne have been added to the upcoming Pep Boys NHRA Nationals on Sept. 15-18 at Maple Grove Raceway. Pro Stock car has also been added as the track…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Heads to First Competition Since Nov. 2020

Fresh off his 268-mph record-smashing exhibition in the NHRA, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride is ready to enter his first race since the 20-time champion won the Man Cup Finals at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Nov. 2020.…

Angelle Sampey Looks to Go Back-to-Back In Bristol

Angelle Sampey is looking to go two for two at Thunder Valley.   The three-time world champion would also love to continue to be the only Pro Stock Motorcycle competitor to win in Bristol, something she’ll try to achieve weekend…

Chris Nitro Voodoo Matheson wins the Australian 54 running of the Winternationals

‘”Matho” did it again. The eight-time Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson ,took the win at Australia’s biggest Drag racing event, the 54th Winternationals from Willowbank Raceway, June 10-12. The illustrious race saw some 300+ entries ranging from Top…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Anticipating Return to Norwalk

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to one of drag racing’s premier facilities, bringing its must-see 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph action to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park on June 23-26 for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. It is the…

Trash Talking Backfires at the Motorcycle Drag Races

In this video drag racing trash talk goes horribly wrong for one team as a big money, street style Harley Davidson Bagger drag race is set up between these two grudge racers. After winning the first motorcycle drag race “Savage…

The Reason For Most Crashes at the “Tail of the Dragon”

Motorcycles crashes at the famous Tail of The Dragon near Deals Gap, NC and Smokey Mountain National park are very common. In this video we give you a tour of the Dragon’s Tail and explore how it can be so…

Controversy Overwhelms Pro Stock Motorcycle in Virginia

Enjoy this behind the scenes look at the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle category and what proved to be a controversial race at the NHRA Virginia Nationals. Watch as Pro Stock Bike racers disagree when the final qualifying session is canceled…

Bad to the Bone Road King Racer Saves Lives by Day

Meet Dwayne Gee, motorcycle drag racer abs rider of one of the baddest nitrous oxide Harley Davidson Road Kings that weighs nearly 700 pound, makes in excess of 250 horsepower and is headed for the 8-second zone. In this video…

Street Kings All Harley World Shootout Live Coverage

Enjoy some LIVE coverage of the Street Kings All Harley World Shootout from Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds, GA. Here we watch some of the world’s quickest and fastest Harley Davidson drag bikes as they head into the opening round…

Top Fuel Harley Behind The Scenes

In NHRA Top Fuel Nitro Harley motorcycle drag racing, things can go wrong and fail when you have a 1,000 pound drag bike with 1,000 horsepower running on nitromethane. In this video we take you to the NHRA Virginia Nationals…

How Spiderman Shattered the Speed Record and Got Back to the NHRA

Larry “Spiderman” McBride made the most of his first NHRA drag racing appearance in nearly 20 years as he set a world record for speed on Top Fuel Motorcycle at a staggering 268 mph. In this video we explain how…

West Coast Motorcycle Scene Comes Alive at Motorcycle Mania

Motorcycle Mania in Sacramento, CA is like a rally and a drag bike race all rolled into one with a bike show, stunt contest where tires get destroyed, and a competitive and entertaining motorcycle drag race. In this video we…

Two Stroke Bike Week

Enjoy one the most impressive gatherings of two stroke motorcycles for the Eastern 2 Stroke Bike at Deals Gap Motorcycle resort right outside of the legendary Tail of the Dragon. I. This video we will see and hear some of…

Mady Ayesh Named First Female Director in NHRA History with South Central Division Appointment

NHRA officials announced today that Mady Ayesh has been named the NHRA’s South Central Division (Division 4) Division Director, becoming the first female Division Director in NHRA history. Division 4 serves member tracks in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma,…

Paul Gast Wins PDRA Norwalk

Motorcycle drag racing legend Paul Gast put together a streak of 3-second passes aboard his Fast By Gast Hayabusa to pick up the win in his first PDRA Pro Nitrous Motorcycle appearance of the season in Norwalk, Ohio, May 29-30.…

XDA Racers Beat the Heat at the MTC Summer Nationals

The XDA’s 36th Annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park was hot on and off the track this past weekend, with temperatures in the high 90s.    XDA racers got the Trifecta in track prep at VMP’s world-renowned…

PDRA Motorcycles Returning to Norwalk for American Doorslammer Challenge

After making its long-awaited debut at Summit Motorsports Park in 2021, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) returns to the popular northern Ohio track this weekend, May 26-28, for the DeCerbo Construction American Doorslammer Challenge presented by Callies Performance. A…

Three Big Motorcycle Drag Racing Stories Heading into Santa Pod

Three stories illuminate the feast of motorcycle drag racing promised for The Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway, 26th-29th May: It may be the last time that Eric Teboul’s astounding, 280mph rocket bike traverses the Santa Pod quarter-mile Hans-Henrik Thomsen aims…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Believes He Can Go 270 MPH

In an incredible showcase of speed, Larry “Spiderman” McBride delivered the fastest motorcycle pass in drag racing history on Saturday at Virginia Motorsports Park, making a historic Top Fuel Motorcycle run during the weekend’s Virginia NHRA Nationals. McBride’s spectacular blast…

Matt Smith Gets Win on Suzuki

Matt Smith achieved a personal milestone Sunday at Virginia Motorsports Park, winning on his brand new Suzuki at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.   In Pro Stock Motorcycle, defending world champ Smith denied Steve Johnson his third straight win, adding another…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Shatters Speed Record with 268 MPH NHRA Blast

Drag bike legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride made the most of his first appearance at a NHRA national event in nearly 20 years with the fastest run in the history of motorcycle drag racing at a staggering 268 mph. “It’s kind…

Angie Smith Improves to Retain No. 1 Qualifying Position

Angie Smith was part of another record-setting day at Virginia Motorsports Park, running the fastest pass in track history on Saturday to qualify No. 1 at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. After setting track records on Friday in Pro Stock Motorcycle,…

Angie Smith Takes Top Spot With 200 MPH Run

Angie Smith closed out the day at Virginia Motorsports Park, racing to the provisional No. 1 qualifier on Friday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals with a pair of track records in Pro Stock Motorcycle, making her own bit of history…

XDA Rolls Into Virginia to Heat Things Up

On May 20-22, XDA takes Motorcycle Drag Racing back to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 36th annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals. XDA offers a quality show with over 700 professional, sportsman, and grudge motorcycle drag racers in competition. This season…

Motorcycle Drag Racing Gone Wrong

Here are some of the craziest, wildest motorcycle drag racing crashes and explosions from Top Fuel Motorcycles, Pro Mod Nitrous drag bikes, Harley Davidson Baggers, a female drag bike racer crash, even a Top Fuel dragster explosion and a Jet…

Starting Line Controversy Explained

What went wrong in this Harley Davidson Bagger motorcycle drag race that caused a red light in the left lane with seemingly no movement out of Jeremy Justice’s Harley drag bike at the all Harley World Shootout from Stunnaville in…

How Grudge Racing Compares to Class Racing

There is a big difference between a standard class drag racer and a grudge racer, born out of the spirit of drag racing. In this video we take you behind the scenes at a high stakes motorcycle drag racing grudge…

Breaking Down a Harley Bagger Tank Slapper Crash

It’s motorcycle drag racing gone wrong as Victor Gotay crashes his Harley Davidson Bagger drag bike after record a new class record with a 8.62 at 161 mph at Gainesville Raceway. In this video we will try to figure out…

An Inside Look Into Top Fuel Motorcycle in Australia

Enjoy this inside look into Australia’s Top Fuel Motorcycle category featuring Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson, John Zahra and company. Matheson is dedicated to running Australia’s first five-second motorcycle pass.  There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe…

Angie Smith Excited For Return to Virginia Motorsports Park

A self-described slow starter in her Pro Stock Motorcycle career, Angie Smith has been determined to change that to open the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. She’s done just that through the first three events for the…

Rockingham Dragway Getting Major Upgrade to Timing System

Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood has announced the latest in a series of upgrades to the venerable Division 2 track: a complete electronic makeover. Through an agreement with Bob Brockmeyer, founder and CEO of Compulink, the existing Compulink scoring and…

How Steve Johnson Won Back-to-Back Races

Steve Johnson and his Slick 50 / USA Electric Suzuki enjoyed a banner two weeks in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. On Sunday, April 24th at the NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park, Johnson picked up his first…

Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine Discount Ticket Code, May 13-15 Virginia Motorsports Park

The two quickest active motorcycle drag racers in the world are about to meet on the big stage, the NHRA Virginia Nationals May 13-15 and Cycledrag has your opportunity to save on tickets by purchasing from teh link below. It…

Excitement Builds for NHRA’s Return to Richmond

For the first time since 2019, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to Virginia Motorsports Park for the Virginia NHRA Nationals on May 13-15.   It marks the seventh of 22 races during the 2022…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Return to NHRA National Event For First Time in 20 Years, May 13-15 for Race with Dave Vantine

It’s an incredibly special year for Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing. At the upcoming NHRA Virginia Nationals, May 13-15, Top Fuel four-cylinder motorcycles will make their return to a NHRA National event for the first time in decades as world-record-holder…

Electric Drag Racing Class Added to Summit National Championship Program

Already the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, the NHRA Summit Racing Series is set to grow even more during the 2022 season with the addition of the new electric vehicle (EV) class.   Boasting as…

Steve Johnson Wins 4-Wides

Steve Johnson finished off a dominating weekend with his second consecutive victory of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season on Sunday at the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. The Charlotte four-wide event continues to…

Steve Johnson Looking to Win Second Consecutive Charlotte 4-Wide

Steve Johnson enjoyed the best season of his NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series career in 2021 and the resurgence all started with his spectacular performance in Pro Stock Motorcycle a year ago at zMAX Dragway. Johnson impressed throughout the…

XDA Serves up another Spicy Season-Opener

This past weekend nearly 700 XDA motorcycle drag racers ran down the Maryland International Raceway quarter-mile for the 28th annual Platinum General Services Spring Nationals.    With a beautiful weather forecast and racers eager to resume racing after two years…

Which Harley is the Best for Motorcycle Drag Racing?

It’s the All Harley drag racing World Shootout and we will go on a quest to find out which Harley model is the fastest, most powerful and makes the best drag bike. From turbo Baggers, to the world’s fastest Softail,…

Angie Smith Comments on Matt Smith Switching Bikes in Eliminations

Wife of defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith posted a message on Facebook to those objecting to her husband starting the NHRA Spring Nationals on a Suzuki and finishing it on a Buell, en route to a runner-up…

MWDRS Memphis Nationals Motorcycle Final Moves to St. Louis

Moisture on the racing surface prevented the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) presented by J&A Service from completing Saturday eliminations at the MWDRS Memphis Nationals at Memphis International Raceway (MIR). Eliminations will be contested at the next…

Orange County Choppers Next Big Project Announced at OCC Bike Night

There is some big Orange County Choppers news and we get it straight from the man himself Paul Teutul Sr. at an entertaining and wild bike night at his new OCC Roadhouse and Museum in the St. Petersburg / Clearwater…

Frankie Stotz Crash Update

The motorcycle drag racing world got a scare on Saturday night when no-bar racer Frankie Stotz crashed his DME turbo bike on Saturday night at the XDA Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway.  Fortunately Stotz was not seriously injured and…

Kenny Koretsky Purchases Maple Grove Raceway

The Koretsky family are now proud owners of a drag strip, as veteran NHRA racer Kenny Koretsky and his family, which includes his sons Kenny Jr. and current Pro Stock driver Kyle, has officially purchased Maple Grove Raceway, which is…

What World Record Holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride Does In Between Races

Join us inside the machine shop of the world’s quickest and fastest Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racer Larry “Spiderman” McBride as the 20-time champion shows us what he has to do to his world record holding Top Fuel Bike between…

Steve Johnson Wins Final NHRA National in Houston

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson closed out Houston Raceway Park in style, picking up the win in front of a sold-out crowd on Sunday at the 35th and final NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park. Johnson enjoyed a banner…

Mid-West Drag Racing Series Heads to Memphis One Last Time for Memphis Nationals

The Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) presented by J&A Service is set to make one last mark at Memphis International Raceway this weekend, April 22-23, at the MWDRS Memphis Nationals during the 35th annual Memphis Chevy Show.…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Miss Mid-West Season-Opener With Illness

Top Fuel Motorcycle world record-holder and 20-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride is eagerly awaiting some good luck to come his way after what has been a trying stretch. Sidelined since Nov. of 2020 with a knee replacement, followed by a…

Jimmy “Hulk” Brantley Talks About Return to Top Fuel Motorcycle

Former Top Motorcycle champion and one of the quickest drag bike racers of all-time, Jimmy “Hulk” Brantley gave us an update on his upcoming return to Top Fuel Motorcycle on a brand new McBride-built motorcycle. There are more videos on…

Excitement Builds for NHRA 4-Wides in Charlotte

The signature event at zMAX Dragway is also one of the most incredible experiences in motorsports, as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to the “Bellagio of drag strips” on April 29-May 1 for the thrill ride known…

XDA Launches the 2022 Motorcycle Drag Racing Season

With a pandemic behind us and the Spring weather coming to bloom, the XDA racers are eager to get back to racing and give the fans a show that will keep them glued to their seats. The 2022 XDA season…

Chris Garner Jones Wins PDRA Season-Opener

As the defending world champion in Pro Nitrous Motorcycle, all eyes were on Chris Garner-Jones and his T.T. Jones Racing Hayabusa to see if he would continue his championship performance. Garner-Jones and his family-based team delivered, qualifying No. 3 and…

AHDRA “DJ” Spring Nationals Video Coverage

Enjoy some video coverage from the AHDRA Don “DJ” Johnson Nationals from Gainesville Raceway, April 1-3. Nitro Qualifying Round No. 1 There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like…

Don “DJ” Johnson Remembered at Special AHDRA Ceremony

One of the greatest Nitro Harley tuners of all-time, Don “DJ” Johnson was remembered by his family, friends and peers at this special ceremony prior to the AHDRA season-opening race at Gainesville Raceway, April 1-3. There are more videos on…