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Hans-Henrik Thomsen Takes Out Larry McBride’s Electric ET Record With Amazing 6.86

Electric vehicles are here to stay and they are invading drag racing in a big way. Nearly a decade after Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride established the ET record at 6.94 on a Lawless Industries / Orange County…

NHRA Signs Multi-Year Deal With Fox Sports

The National Hot Rod Association and FOX Sports have announced a multi-year extension of their agreement to telecast all NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing series competitions across FOX, FS1 and FS2 well into this decade. Terms of the agreement were…

SDBA Round 4 Thrills, Dustin Lee Becomes First No Bar Racer to Win Top Gas on 1/8th

The Southeastern Drag Bike Association, presented by Rob Bush Motorsports 190HookUp.com, hosted the BB Racing Fall Smackdown at Crossville Dragway on September 5th 2020. At 1854 ft elevation, the air density was over 3000 at times but it didn’t stop…

2020 PRI Show Canceled

More bad pandemic year news, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) has announced that the 2020 PRI Trade Show will not be taking place as scheduled in December.   The announcement comes after months of working closely with the Visit Indy…

70-Year-Old Gast Leads Man Cup Rockingham Winners

Defending champions Sam White and Mark Rendeluk came up short in their bids to repeat but Pablo Gonzalez and a seemingly ageless Paul Gast avoided similar fates in the 39th running of the 190Hookup.com Nationals Sunday at Rockingham Dragway. https://www.cycledrag.com/…

Turbo Hayabusa Racer Craig Brown Holds Off Nitrous Bikes to Win West Title

On the strength of a win at the season-ending Western Pro Extreme Race in Sonoma, Calif., turbo Hayabusa racer Craig Brown claimed his first championship, holding off the fast-charging nitrous Pro Mod drag bikes of No. 2 Mike Ramirez, and…

2021 XDA Schedule Released

The XDA’s Jason Miller writes, “It is with great pleasure that we release our 2021 XDA Season Schedule. Racers have been asking XDA for an October event, and that is exactly what they are going to get. We have added…

Most Amazing Drag Bike Saves! How Did They Not Crash?

Enjoy this truly remarkable motorcycle drag racing fail video as we watch these riders ride out monster wheelies and avoid what seems like certain motorcycle crashes. You will see a Harley chopper rider wheelie hard, fly of the bike yet…

SDBA Round No. 4 4.60 Drag Bike Racing Thriller

Join us at Crossville Dragway for round No. 4 of the Southeastern Drag Bike Racing Association as the top nitrous oxide 4.60 drag bike racers from around the region battle in this thrilling full event motorcycle drag racing coverage. We…

Proof Hayabusas Are Easy to Lose Control Of

Let’s take you to the motorcycle drag racing event Hogs Gone Wild at Keystone Raceway where we caught some thrilling Harley Bagger drag racing and a Suzuki Hayabusa crash after the rider accelerated hard and the bike got sideways. We…

Hogs Gone Wild Pittsburgh Live Race Videos

Enjoy some of the many hours of live coverage from the Big Hogs Gone Wild motorcycle drag race at Keystone Raceway Park. The event featured the world’s fastest Harley Davidson Bagger motorcycles and a $4,000 ET race. Additional race coverage…

Stock Wheelbase Super Stock Brand Rivalries Heating Up

It’s another chapter in the heated Kawasaki vs. Suzuki motorcycle drag racing rivalry as we take you to Crossville Dragway for round No. 4 of the Southeastern Drag Bike Association to watch a pair of Kawasaki ZX-14r vs. GSXR 1000…

How a Chopper Stunned a Field of Fast Metric Bikes

Join us at Keystone Raceway Park for the richest motorcycle drag race in the track’s history as dozens of stretched, nitrous Hayabusa, GSXR 1000, ZX-14r, and even ONE Harley Chopper showed up to race for the big money. We pick…

His Hayabusa Wants To Kill Him and How He Plans to Fix it

Meet Rahz Brown and his drag racing Suzuki Hayabusa that just seems to want to throw him off the back with some high speed wheelie action that has nearly resulted in drag bike crashes and fails. We will talk to…

World’s Fastest Baggers Settle Rivalry at Hogs Gone Wild

It’s a historic bagger drag race to remember as a Harley Davidson rivalry takes center stage at the Hogs Gone Wild motorcycle drag racing at Keystone Raceway Park near Pittsburgh, Pa. We will see four of the fastest street tire…

From NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle to SCCA Sports Car Racing

Join us for this in-depth race day feature as we follow longtime time drag bike racer, dirt bike racer, NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion team owner with Geno Scali, Larry “Spiderman” McBride Top Fuel Motorcycle sponsor and more, “7.0”…

Meet a Drag Bike Racing Rising Star Maegan Bowers

Meet Maegan Bowers (Petway), NHDRO’s first African American female nitrous 4.60 motorcycle drag racing finalist who is about to make her debut in the daunting world or Pro Mod drag racing. Maegan shows us her amazing nitrous Suzuki GS Trac…

SDBA Fall Smackdown Live Video Coverage

Enjoy some of the many hours of live coverage from the SDBA BB Fall Smackdown at Crossville Dragway in Tenn. The event featured Super Stock, 4.60, Top Gas and many other loaded classes of racing. Additional race coverage can be…

The First Time She Rode a Powerful Harley Drag Bike

Meet young and fearless 23 year old Grace and come along with us on this journey as this talented female motorcycle racer makes her very first runs on a powerful, loud, 131 c.i. Harley Davidson drag bike at NHRA’s Somoa…

Craziest Sportster Stunt Riding You Have Ever Seen

We have seen some amazing motorcycle stunt riding over the years, but we have never seen a HARLEY stunt rider this talented with some incredible wheelies and drifting on his 2012 heavily modified Harley Dyna. We will watch some of…

Why Ladies Love Motorcycle Drag Racing

Join us for this video as we pay tribute to some of the hard-working, supportive females in the sport of fast motorcycle drag racing. We ask these women what they love about drag bikes and motorcycle racing and see them…

Proof You Are Never too Big to Race Drag Bikes

In a very difficult inspirational tale meet 350-pound motorcycle drag racer Troy Volker of Florida and get a close look at his amazing Kawasaki ZX-14R powered, custom chassis, ZRX body drag bike. If you thought motorcycle drag racing was only…

How Scotty Pollacheck Won Indianapolis Riding on DENSO Spark Plugs

Flying at a head-spinning 200.53 mph in the final round, Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Scotty Pollacheck rocketed to the winner’s circle for the first time in his career at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. Pollacheck captured…

XDA Season Finale Guaranteed to be Saucy

The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) concludes its season of motorcycle drag racing on September 18-20, at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) for the 28th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals.  This will be the third and final event of a shortened year…

Scotty Pollacheck Wins NHRA US Nationals

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pollacheck capped off his dream weekend with his first career victory in the class, beating Andrew Hines in the final round with a 6.790 at 200.53 on his Strutmasters.com EBR, breaking the track speed record he…

NHRA Cancels Charlotte, Bristol, Pomona – Releases Revised Schedule

NHRA announced today the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. In collaboration with all stakeholders, NHRA plans to hold six national events to complete the 2020 season. The 2020 NHRA season has looked very different…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers Poised for Big Go Battle

It’s the biggest weekend of the NHRA Mello Yello Series season and defending event champion Jerry Savoie is feeling plenty of momentum as he prepares to race on the sport’s grandest stage. The former Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion is…

XDA Orient Express Pro Street Rule Revisions

Over a decade ago the Pro Street class was run almost exclusively by Hayabusas. The class needed some diversity and class rules for the liter bikes were opened up to try and encourage liter bikes to join the party. This…

Gast Races to Victory at PDRA Summer Shootout

Two-time and defending world champion Travis Davis has owned Pro Nitrous Motorcycle this season with wins at both races the class attended before the Summer Shootout. Drag bike veteran Paul Gast broke the streak, though, earning a wire-to-wire victory over…

Paul Gast Shoots to No. 1 Spot at PDRA Summer Shootout

70-year-legend Paul “Fast by”Gast secured the Professional Drag Racers Association’s (PDRA) low qualifier award Friday night when he topped the  field at the PDRA Summer Shootout presented by Callies Performance.   A computer gremlin prevented Gast from putting up representative…

XDA Delivers Proven Records at VMP

The Xtreme Dragbike Association’s 2nd Annual MTC Engineering Bike Bash at Virginia Motorsports Park was nothing short of legendary. The world-renowned facility owned by Tommy and Judy Franklin, along with VP Tyler Crossnoe, welcomed the XDA for what was to…

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum VIP Behind The Scenes Tour

Motorcycle racing fans, sit back, relax and enjoy our in-depth tour of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame museum where we will see amazing motorcycle racing history from drag racing, flat track, motocross, Supercross, stunting and more. We look at…

How the Nitrous Bikes Owned the Turbo and Nitro Boys on the West Coast

Join us for full event coverage of a special motorcycle drag racing $10,000 West Coast shootout featuring incredible diversity with one four-Cylinder Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle of Ron Meyer, one Top Fuel Nitro Harley of Greg Justice, three wheelie bar,…

The Cleanest Kawasaki Z1-900 Drag Bike at the Track

Alright old school, classic Kawasaki Z1 – KZ fans, sit back and enjoy the sound, top speed, burnouts, exhaust and more of two of some of the cleanest custom drag bikes you have ever seen. We travel to the scorching…

How This Ninja 300 Small Bore Drag Bike Keeps Him Going

Enjoy a complete review of one of the most unique and affordable drag bikes we have ever seen, a 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 300 with a wheelie bar, delay box, air shifter and more. In this video we ask the owner…

Beastly Old School Nitrous GSXR and Why He Must Sell It

Any OLD SCHOOL nitrous motorcycle fan must see this amazing 1989 GSXR 1100 nitrous oxide, custom street fighter / drag bike. This stretched, powerful four stroke, four cylinder, DOHC, four valve, air cooled, 5 speed 1440 c.c. light, powerful and…

How This Talented Female Got Started in Motorcycle Drag Racing

Meet talented female motorcycle drag racer Mia and get a look at her ultra fast and cool throwback GSXR 1100. In this video we ask Mia what it’s like to be a female in Motorsports, how she ended up racing…

The Amazing Turbo Hayabusa of Craig Brown and Why He Built It

Meet the very ambitious and unafraid Craig Brown and hear why and how he built a 700 HP turbo Suzuki Hayabusa Drag Bike with no prior motorcycle experience. Brown is a quick learner and is one of the top motorcycle…

Pro Mod Drag Bike Destroys On Board Camera

Go on-board to feel the raw horsepower and speed of motorcycle drag racing with this amazing GOPRO drag bike footage featuring an ultra fast GSXR 1000, the world’s fastest pit bike, an incredible 1,400 c.c. Kawasaki KZ mini bike, a…

Behind the Scenes Tour of Kibblewhite Precision Machining

Join us for this exclusive, behind the scenes VIP tour of motorcycle and Motorsports machine shop and parts manufacturer, Kibblewhite Precision Machining from beautiful Pacifica, Ca. In this video we catch up with CEO Will Kibblewhite who shows us all…

Why Legend Nigel Patrick Came Out of Retirement to Race a Turbo Hayabusa

The race to the first turbo motorcycle five second run is on, turbo Suzuki Hayabusa drag bikes are popping up all over the world and in this video we find out why motorcycle drag racing legend Nigel Patrick of Patrick…

Heated Altercation in Winner’s Circle Following $5,000 Race

Enjoy this entertaining, high stakes, $5,000 to win, annual James Surber All Motorcycle Drag Race from Somoa Drag Strip in Northern California as to racers and the fastest Hayabusa, GSXR 1000, Harley, ZX-14R, Suzuki GS and more drag bikes compete…

Why He Drag Races a 9-Second Honda Shadow and Loves it!

You have to love the great diversity you see in motorcycle drag racing as proven by this 9 second Honda Shadow that regularly takes on GSXR 1000, Hayabusa, KZ, GS, and ZX10R bikes. The Honda Shadow Phantom is a great…

Brock’s Performance Motorcycle Exhaust Systems Dominating Super Stock

Brock’s Performance dominated the season-opening XDA Platinum Fleet Repair Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway in the new Super Stock class. The turnout was phenomenal in the ‘New for 2020’ Super Stock rider’s class, with twenty-five riders showing up to…

NHRA Maple Grove Canceled, Series Says Optimistic on Rest of Season

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHRA and Maple Grove Raceway have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil. “We are extremely disappointed to announce the cancellation of the September national event,…

XDA Royal Rumble Predicts Staggering Performance at VMP

The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) takes Motorcycle Drag Racing to Virginia Motorsports Park (VMP) for the 2nd Annual MTC Engineering Bike Bash on August 21-23, 2020 and all spectators are welcome!   With only one event in the books for…

NHRA Atlanta Southern Nationals Canceled

The NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, scheduled for Aug. 28-30, has been canceled due the current COVID-19 pandemic. NHRA made this difficult decision after exhaustive deliberation with track representatives, health officials and government authorities. NHRA and Atlanta Dragway came…

Angelle Sampey Reaches Winner’s Circle For First Time on Harley

The winningest female NHRA racer Angelle Sampey picked up her first career win on a Harley-Davidson at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, racing to the Pro Stock Motorcycle winner’s circle on Sunday at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by…

Hans-Henrik Thomsen Racing to Beat Larry McBride’s 6.94 Electric World Record

The amazing electric drag bike of Hans-Henrik Thomsen, one half of True Cousins from Denmark, is getting closer to Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s electric drag racing elapsed-time record of 6.94 from 2012. The True Cousins team just made a big improvement…

NHDRO “Big Show” $50K Race Video Coverage

It s the richest price in the history of sportsman motorcycle drag racing – $50,000 to the winner of a 128 competitor field, slit evenly between box and no box. The race initially called for a 64-bike field, but after…

XDA Ignites with First Time Winners at Bike Fest

This past weekend 799 motorcycle drag racers ran down the Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) quarter mile for the 20th annual Platinum Fleet Repair Bike Fest with the Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA). Only 1 shy of that round number of 800.…

PDRA, Virginia Motorsports Park Get Permission to Allow Fans at Mid-Atlantic Showdown

Spectators will be allowed to attend the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Proline Racing Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented by Frederick Line-X, July 23-25 at Virginia Motorsports Park, the series announced today. The track was granted the ability to allow fans just…

NHRA Indy Race Gets Rain Postponed, Turner and Andras to Meet in Final

The final rounds of the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Raceway have been delayed due to inclement weather. After a lengthy rain delay before the finals in Top Fuel and Funny Car, NHRA Mello Yello Drag…

Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series Roars Back into Life this Weekend

The Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series will roar back into action at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis, resuming a season that, like their nitro-powered Top Fuel and Funny Car cousins, was paused after just two events. …

Drag Bike Racing Mourns The Loss of T.T. Jones

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the loss of successful Pro Mod drag bike racer, family man, and all-around great guy T.T. Jones. Jones passed away June 15th after a valiant health battle. An accomplished promoter and advocate for drag racing,…

XDA Motorcycle Drag Racers Finally Unleash for Battle

The Xtreme Dragbike Association is ready to perform at Maryland International Raceway with the 20th annual Platinum Fleet Repair Bike Fest on July 24-26, 2020.  The quickest and fastest street bikes in the world were sidelined last month after the…

Ryan Oehler Scores First Pro Stock Motorcycle Victory

The E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis was the perfect start to the Pro Stock Motorcycle season for Ryan Oehler, who won his first career NHRA race in his first final round, going 6.974 at…

The End of an Era – Rockingham Dragway Sold

Al Gennarelli and Dan VanHorn, two successful businessmen united by their passion for fast cars, have taken the first step toward becoming the new owners of Rockingham Dragway, the iconic Carolina facility that, upon its construction in 1968, was one…

Ian King to be Inducted into British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Ian King is a record-breaking, multiple European Drag Racing champion. Ian has won twelve FIM European Championships – 10 as rider, two as Team Principal – plus two ACU British and one MCUI Irish Championships and has broken various track…

Top 4.60 Racers Battle In the SDBA

Join us for a close look at the world’s most exciting and powerful 4.60 Nitrous oxide drag bikes as the battle for the top spot at the Southeastern Drag Bike Racing Association in Crossville, TN. We will see father -daughter…

Why this Family Loves The Old School KZ and GS Bikes Over New Sportbikes

Meet the Woodalls, a tight-knight motorcycle drag racing family who loves their beautiful and powerful old school Kawasaki KZ and Suzuki GS drag bikes. In this video the family explains why they like the older bikes over Hayabusa, ZX14r or…

“Pops” of Afterhours Racing Shows us His Garage

Come see the motorcycles we found in the garage of “Pops” from Afterhours Racing on the West Coast, as he explains to us why he moved away from a Suzuki Hayabusa and bought a new Harley drag bike project. We…

Why the Kawasaki ZRX is the Best Used Bike You Can Buy Under $3,500

Enjoy this in-depth review into what makes the legendary Kawasaki ZRX the best used bike you can buy for under $3,500. In this video we meet several ZRX owners and get their reactions, explain why this motorcycle is so memorable,…

Evidence Powerful Sportbikes Are Not Hard to Flip Off the Line

Let’s take you to Crossville Dragway in Tennessee for the Southeastern Drag Bike Association as we learn once again on this live race cast how easy it is to wheelie, flip and crash a Suzuki Hayabusa Motorcycle. Enjoy the Suzuki…

Racer Makes Case for the ZX10R over the GSXR 1000

The motorcycle sport bike manufacturers war rages on as we take you to the Southeastern Drag Bike Racing association in Crossville, TN to experience a full review of the Kawasaki ZX10r vs the Suzuki GSXR 1000 including the amazing sound…

One Tough Female Motorcycle Drag Racer

Meet up and coming Real Street female motorcycle drag racer Alisha Malone and see why the acceleration and top speed of her stretched Suzuki GSXR 1000 is slaying male egos on the drag bike racing circuits. Hear what it’s like…

One Epic Old School Kaw Ride – 1977 KZ Meets 1987 Ninja for Scenic Journey

Motorcycle adventure seekers come along with us on the most amazing and scenic ride we have ever been on as two old buddies, one twice the age of the other, jump on classic Kawasaki motorcycles, a showroom stock 1987 Ninja…

Hayabusa or GSXR 1000? Top Riders Select The Better All-Around Motorcycle for Drag Racing

Enjoy our full review of the GSXR 1000 vs. the Hayabusa as we go drag racing and top racers explain why they bought their motorcycle. We will get into the price, horsepower and weight of the GSXR 1000 and the…

How She Got Addicted to Racing Her Drag Bike

Come with us to the Southeastern Drag Bike Racing Association as we meet new female motorcycle racer Marie and hear her explain why motorcycle racing is so addicting and appealing, even better than sex. From her aspirations to go NHRA…

Sportsman No. 1 Qualifier Bonuses Available at Man Cup Fast by Gast Nationals

Next weekend’s ManCup FBG Nationals presented by Advanced Sleeve and Mickey Thompson Tire now has even more bonus money up for grabs. “Since Dragway 42 owners Ron and MayAnne Matchum boosted up the MPS Racing Pro ET purse to five…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Sit Out Man Cup Dragway 42 Race, July 11-12

Sidelined since November, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride can’t wait for better days and a chance to climb back aboard his record-setting, 5.50, 264 mph “Star.” Unfortunately McBride says that opportunity won’t come at the upcoming Man Cup…

Pandemic Complications Force Team Vantine to Miss Man Cup Race at Dragway 42

It’s been a strange, difficult and confusing year for just about everyone in motorsports, including quickly-rising Top Fuel Motorcycle star Dave Vantine who tells Cycledrag he will be unable to attend the upcoming Man Cup race at Dragway 42 in…

Godspeed Caroline Fellman of Fast Lane Biker Magazine

Cycledrag would like to send thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Caroline Fellman, who passed away June 26 after a long and difficult battle with bone cancer. Along with her partner Walt Kuczeriawenko, Fellman was the driving…

XDA PFR Bike Fest at MDIR on July 24-26

The XDA is back at Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland with the 20th annual Platinum Fleet Repair Bike Fest on July 24-26, 2020!   The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that run speeds over230 mph…

Street Outlaw Calls Out Nitrous GSXR 1000!

What will happen when the crew from popular Discovery Channel show Street Outlaws invade the Southeastern Drag Bike Association’s Tennessee Bike Rumble at Crossville Dragway and calls out a motorcycle for a cash days style street race in front of…

Racing Industry Lifts Web Camshafts Family With Amazing GoFundMe Response Following Tragedy

On Sunday June 7th tragedy struck on US Hwy 395 as Melissa Martinez of Web Camshafts and her longtime boyfriend Matt Hagerman were killed in a head on automobile collision while traveling to the desert area for what was suppose…

New NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Team Ready to Follow Dream with Matt Smith Power

Meet Ron Tornow longtime sportsman drag bike racer, occasional NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer and now the owner of Matt Smith’s 2013 NHRA championship winning Victory Bagger Pro Stock Bike! In this in depth interview we will get background info…

NHRA Northwest Nationals Cancelled

The Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals, originally scheduled for July 31–Aug. 2 outside of Seattle, has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions in Washington state and King County that would not allow fans to attend the event. NHRA made this difficult…

PDRA Maryland Race Moves to Virginia With New Date

The Professional Drag Racers Association’s (PDRA) third race of its revised seven-race 2020 season is moving from Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) to Virginia Motorsports Park (VMP), series officials announced today. The PDRA North-South Shootout presented by Frederick Line-X, originally scheduled…

Full 4.60 Coverage From SDBA Tennessee Bike Rumble

Enjoy one of the most thrilling and unpredictable 4.60 nitrous motorcycle drag bike races we have ever seen as some of the best drag racers in the world compete in an emotionally charged 4.60 Father’s Day showdown from Round No.…

SDBA Tennesse Bike Rumble Delievers

The stars have aligned perfectly for the new Southeastern Drag Bike Association  (SDBA) to debut in stellar fashion. The series premier last month in Ringgold, Ga. marked the first all-motorcycle drag race since the pandemic shutdown, during a time when…

XDA’s FuelTech Superbike Showdown Cancelled Due to Weather

XDA’s FuelTech Superbike Showdown this weekend at Maryland International Raceway has been cancelled due to the weather. With 80% chance of rain forecasted for Friday and Saturday, and 50% chance on Sunday we feel that there will not be enough…

NHRA Roars Back To Action July 11-12

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will roar back into action at famed Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, July 11-12, with Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle competition in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…

XDA Wednesday Weather Update

Jason Miller of the XDA passed on the following regarding this weekend’s FuelTech Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway “This weekend’s event is ON SCHEDULE, and we are still watching the weather forecast for this weekend’s XDA event. The event…

Travis Davis Picks Up PDRA Carolina Showdown Victories

Even though he won the East Coast Nationals at GALOT Motorsports Park in late May, defending world champion Travis Davis wanted to make some changes to his Timblin-built Hayabusa for the Carolina Showdown. When those changes didn’t work, Davis returned…

Garner-Jones Leads Field at PDRA Carolina Showdown

A pair of past Pro Nitrous world champions highlighted Friday qualifying at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Carolina Showdown presented by ProCharger at Darlington Dragway. Two-time world champion Jason Harris qualified No. 1 in just his second race in…

XDA 2 Decades Strong, Racers Ready

The Xtreme Dragbike Association launches the 2020 season at Maryland International Raceway with the 3rd annual FuelTech Superbike Showdown on June 19-21, 2020. XDA is known as the premier sanction to showcase the quickest and fastest street bikes the world…

NHRA Pro Bike Battle Moves to Indy

The Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle event, which annual pits eight of the class’ best riders in head to head competition for a $25,000 winner payout, will take place this season at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.…

XDA Makes Changes to the Bike Fest & Bike Bash in 2020

The year 2020 has thrown everyone a lot of curve balls due to COVID-19, but we all continue to adjust to the changes the best that we can and keep on rolling. We are excited to get our first XDA…

Motorcycle Industry Mourns Loss Of Melissa Martinez of Web Camshafts

The motorcycle industry is mourning the loss of Melissa Martinez and her boyfriend Matt who passed away in a car accident near Las Vegas, Nev. Sunday June 7th. Melissa worked alongside Laurie Dunlap and team at Web Camshafts for years…

Bikes and Beards Reviews the Cycledrag KZ 1197

It’s time for Sean Kerr of Bikes and Beards and SRK Cycles to take a ride on our 1977 Kawasaki KZ1000, with an 1197c.c. hot rod motor to give the iconic and beastly vintage Japanese motorcycle a full review. Sean,…

Most Controversial Drag Bike Race of the Year

Join us at race No. 1 for the Southeastern Drag Bike Racing association from Ringold, Ga as we witness what has the be the wildest, most controversial motorcycle drag race we have seen this year when No. 1 qualifier “Harv”…

Kawasaki KZ 1000 Hot Rod Resto Comes to Life

My story of my classic and iconic vintage Japanese motorcycle, a 1977 Kawasaki KZ1000 began when I discovered it as the CHEAPEST KZ I could find on EBay, for the final price of $1,100 back in 2001. The ad said…

Most Incredible Top Fuel Motorcycle Thrash

This is by far the most complex Top Fuel Motorcycle motor rebuild we have ever seen at the drag races as nearly every component is out of Rikard Gustafson’s nitro drag bike engine, following a an engine explosion that damaged…

World’s Fastest GS Street Bike Gets Another Stage of Nitrous

The world’s quickest and fastest nitrous street bike is about to get more power as an absolutely insane THIRD stage of nitrous will be added to this popular Pro Street old school Suzuki GS that smashed motorcycle drag racing street…

PDRA Welcomes Limited Spectators to Carolina Showdown at Darlington Dragway

After a number of long discussions with state and local government officials, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) and Darlington Dragway officials announced today the series will be able to welcome spectators to the Carolina Showdown presented by ProCharger, June…

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…