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Brock’s Performance Headed to Daytona’s Brute Horsepower Shootout

Brock’s Performance teams up with BMW Motorrad USA and Wyotech to bring you the 21st Annual Brute Horsepower Shootout during Daytona Bike Week 2011. “This is the premier horsepower shootout in the country,” said Brock Davidson of Brock’s Performance. “It…

Grimes Knocks ‘Em Out at Cyclepalozza.

Nitro Harley Drag racer, Tommy Grimes rode the Ray Price Racing Top Fueler to a victory at Mike Lehman’s Cyclepalozza Festival and Drag Race at Moroso Motorsports Park near West Palm Beach, FL, Feb., 19-20. Grimes knocked out the competition…

Verl Smith Featured in April Issue of American Iron

Verl “Smitty” Smith has started off the 2011 season by having his AHDRA Pro Street racer  ready for the dyno , the races and the race season is still around the corner. Smitty is the first to admit that without…

Rush Racing Products Named Official Exhaust of AHDRA

Long time AHDRA sponsor Rush Racing Products announces their continued support of the 2011 AHDRA/Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series. And for five years running that support has come in big doses! This year Rush Racing Products is the name and title…

Texas Scooter Times Swap Meet

SELL YOUR OWN EXTRA MOTORCYCLE STUFF FOR CASH!!!! CLEAN OUT YOUR GARAGE!!!!! Bring What You Don’t Need Anymore & Play “Let’s Make A Deal” For What You Want!!! NO EXTRA CHARGE Unless You Bring Enough To Need A Swap Meet…

Brock’s Performance Boosts MIROCK Contingency Posting

In continuing its tradition of unrivaled racer support, Brock’s Performance has posted over $32,000 in contingencies for the MIROCK race series for 2011.  This has more than doubled the amount Brock’s Performance posted for the series last season and makes…

Angie Smith Teams with Safety Sentry

Team Safety Sentry Motorsports has teamed up with 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock runner-up Greg Stanfield to contest the series in 2011. Team Safety Sentry also will attack the 2011 Pro Stock Motorcycle competition with the addition of rider…

Star Racing and Michael Ray Await Gators

When George and Jackie Bryce of Star Racing called Michael Ray in late September  2010 and asked if  the AHDRA standout would  like to come do some testing,  Michael had to make sure that it wasn’t a prank call.  After…

CP-Carrillo Sponsors Rickey Gadson

CP-Carrillo is proud to announce that we have signed a sponsorship agreement with Rickey Gadson–The most accomplished Professional Drag Racer in AMA Prostar Drag Racing history and nine time World Champion. “We are excited about this partnership with Rickey Gadson,”…

From Concept to Winner’s Cirlce

On May 9th, 2010, Star Racing’s George Bryce drew the sketch below of a new concept in motorcycle drag racing – the “Drag Bagger,” to compete in the ADRL Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM) class. Nine short months later, 2009 NHRA…

Schnitz PMR Kill Switch

We have designed a new Kill switch that replaces the clutch or brake assembly bar mount. No more trying to find room on your handle bar for your kill switch. Installation Instructions: The PMR Kill switch was designed to stop…

Plans For Star Racing’s $12 Million Dollar Motorsports Facility

A $12-million motorsports complex is coming to Americus. The developer says it will rival an Atlanta track. Star Racing’s George and Jackie Bryce released a site plan for the complex that will include a quarter mile concrete drag strip, a…

Star Racing Announces Plans for $12 Million Motorsports Facility

George and Jackie Bryce of Star Racing Inc. announced plans to bring a world-class motorsports racing facility to Americus. The $12 million facility is expected to attract as much as $75 million annually for the community and to create more…

FBR Shop Posts $36,400 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

The FBR Shop has been a loyal supporter and sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series, since its inception in 2000. For 2011, the FBR has posted an amazing $36,400 in the MIROCK Contingency Program for racers using their products. The…

Motec Posts $3,600 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

Motec has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. Motec has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted $3,600 in the contingency program. Motec will be paying $100 to win and $50 to…

Vortex Racing Posts $5,400 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

Vortex Racing has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. Vortex Racing has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted $5,400 in the contingency program. Vortex Racing will be paying $50 to win…

“The Nine” Prove Drag Bike Racing is Alive and Well and Now Face New Challenges

The Manufacturers Cup proved drag bike racing is alive and well The economy may be slow to fully recover, but fear not, motorcycle drag racing is alive and well.  Truth be told, drag bike racing was never really close to…

Cooper Performance to Sponsor ROCK Afterdark Underground

Cooper Performance of Warner Robins, Georgia, has agreed to serve as title rights sponsor of Rockingham Dragway’s grudge racing programs during the 2011 Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels MIROCK Series. Cooper Performance will serve as sponsor of the daily Cooper…

Shinko Tires Posts $1,200 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

Shinko Tires has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series, and their tires are distributed by WPS (www.wps-inc.com). Shinko Tires has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted $1,200 in the contingency program. …

Pipercross Performance Air Filters from Schnitz

Pipercross filters are constructed of a multi-stage filter design. Stage 1 is the coarse foam layer that stops larger debris from clogging up the stage 2 filter layer. Stage 2 is the fine pore foam to collect smaller particle that…

HTP Performance Posts $4,800 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

HTP Performance has come on board as a MIROCK Superbike Series Contingency Sponsor. HTP Performance has been a MIROCK sponsor since 2008 and is here to support the MIROCK racers and offer a great contingency program posting $4,800 to racers…

Puma Aquires Pro 1 Suzuki

Puma Engineering, manufacturer of the worlds most powerful motorcycle engines are proud to announce they have concluded the acquisition of the Pro 1 Suzuki business of Canada’s Dawson Engineering. Pro 1 have built an enviable reputation as the aftermarket case…

CP-Carrillo posts $3,200 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

CP-Carrillo has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. CP-Carrillo has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted $3,200 in the contingency program. CP-Carrillo will be paying $75 to win and $25 to…

Arana Jr. Goes Testing

Hector Arana Jr. might be a rookie in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class in the NHRA Full Throttle Series this year, but in the eyes of his father, 2009 series champ Hector Arana Sr., the young rider has been handling…

Ian King Partners with Gulf

An exciting line up of team partners and associates are headed by iconic oil company  Gulf Oil who have who have joined the team as primary sponsors for their 2011 assault on the UEM European Top Fuel Bike Championship. Normally…

Motorcycletireoutlet.net Renews as MIROCK 5.60 Index Class Sponsor

Motorcycletireoutlet.net has renewed their sponsorship of The Rock’s 5.60 Index class. This class is a 4 race points series held exclusively at Rockingham Dragway. The class is run on the 1/8 mile with a .400 pro tree and a set…

Mickey Thompson Tires signs on as MIROCK Pro Mod Class Sponsor

The big news for the MIROCK Superbike Series in 2011 is that Pro Mod has been added to the class line-up and Mickey Thompson Tires has committed to sponsoring the Pro Mod class in addition to their MIROCK Series “Title”…

Ellis to Make Return to NHRA PSM Class

As a rider, Chip Ellis has achieved a great deal in the world of motorcycle drag racing. Ellis has won championships and events on a turbo Funny Bike and numerous no-bar sport bikes.  However, aside from a rare appearance in…

House of Speed Renews MIROCK Crazy 8’s Class Sponsorship

House of Speed has renewed their class sponsorship contract for the popular Crazy 8’s class. The House of Speed was the first sponsor to ever put up money for the Crazy 8’s class back when it was introduced as an…

Cycle Connection Signs on as New MIROCK Street E.T. Class Sponsor

Cycle Connection has signed on as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series and wanted to support the Street E.T. racers by sponsoring their class. Shawn Sweeney (The owner of Cycle Connection) has competed in MIROCK events for…

Michelin Tire posts $16,200 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

Michelin Tire has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. Michelin Tire has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted a whopping $16,200 in the contingency program. Michelin Tire will be paying $150…

MIROCK Releases 2011 Championship Program

Brand new for the 2011 MIROCK series, MIROCK will now award all Champions with a MIROCK Championship Jacket. All 2011 MIROCK Champions will also receive a Gold Card that will give them a free 2-Day Entry Fee for their class…

JRI Shocks posts $1,800 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

JRI Shocks has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. JRI Shocks has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted $1,800 in the contingency program.  JRI Shocks will be paying $50 to win…

MPS Posts $9,000 in MIROCK Contingency

MPS Racing has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. MPS has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted a whopping $9,000 in the contingency program.   MPS Racing will be paying $100…

IHRA Welcomes Back Top Fuel Harley

The International Hot Rod Association is pleased to announce the fan-favorite, 200 mph-plus Nitro Harleys will return to the IHRA Nitro Jam in 2011 for the first time since 2002. “We are thrilled to be back racing with IHRA this…

McIntosh Machine & Fabrication Posts $4,200 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

McIntosh Machine & Fabrication has posted $4,200 in the 2011 MIROCK Contingency Program. McIntosh Machine & Fabrication has been a MIROCK Superbike Series contingency sponsor since 2008, and is also expanding their contingency program to the Street ET class in…

FBR Shop Renews MIROCK Top Sportsman Sponsorship

Once again FBR Shop has renewed their sponsorship contract for the Top Sportsman class (formerly called Quick 32) in the MIROCK Superbike Series. For the 2011 season the class name of Quick 32 has been changed to “Top Sportsman”. Not…

RCC Turbos posts $3,600 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

RCC Turbos has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. RCC Turbos has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted $3,600 in the contingency program. RCC Turbos will be paying $150 to win…

Orient Express Renews MIROCK Pro Street Sponsorship with a $5,200 Purse

Once again Orient Express has renewed their sponsorship contract for the famous Pro Street class featuring the World’s Fastest Streetbikes in the MIROCK Superbike Series. Orient Express has been a class sponsor of the Pro Street ever since it’s inception…

$210,000 in 2011 Season Purse up for grabs at MIROCK

The 2011 MIROCK Superbike Series has over $210,000 in season purse up for grabs to motorcycle racers, making it one of the richest motorcycle drag race series in the country! The Pro Mod class has been added to the 2011…

MTC Engineering Posts $7,200 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

MTC Engineering has posted $7,200 in the 2011 MIROCK Contingency Program. MTC Engineering has been a MIROCK Superbike Series contingency sponsor since 2008, and is expanding their contingency program to the Pro Mod class in addition to the Pro Street…

2011 PMRA Racing Schedule

April 30th, TVRP, Noble, OK Gates @ 10:00 pm, Qualifying11:00 pm, Elim 3:00 May 14th, TVRP, Noble, OK Gates @ 1:00 pm, Qualifying 2:00 pm, Elim 6:00 June 25th, TVRP, Noble, OK Gates @ 1:00 pm, Qualifying 2:00 pm, Elim…

Cycle Concepts posts $8,400 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

Cycle Concepts has posted $8,400 in the 2011 MIROCK Contingency Program. Cycle Concepts has been a MIROCK Superbike Series contingency sponsor since 2009, and is expanding their contingency payout to all classes in the MIROCK Superbike Series (Pro ET and…

Mickey Thompson and Penske Add to MIROCK Contingency

Mickey Thompson Tires has posted $10,800 in the 2011 MIROCK Contingency Program. Mickey Thompson has been the MIROCK Superbike Series Title Sponsor for the last 7 years and has been a contingency sponsor since 2009. Mickey Thompson will be paying…

Worldwide Bearings posts $3, 600 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

Worldwide Bearings has posted $3,600 in the 2011 MIROCK Contingency Program. Worldwide Bearings has been a MIROCK Contingency Sponsor since the MIROCK Contingency Program started in 2008, and is still here supporting the MIROCK racers. Worldwide Bearings  will be paying…

DME Racing posts $15,000 in MIROCK Contingency

DME Racing has posted $15,000 in the 2011 MIROCK Contingency Program. DME Racing has been a MIROCK supporter for the last decade and has really stepped up their program for the upcoming season. They are now the famous Real Street…

Hector Arana Jr. to Join Father on NHRA Tour

Hector Arana Jr. will ride an identical Lucas Oil Buell on the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series alongside his championship-winning father Hector Sr. The 21-year-old from Milltown, Tenn., should be a contender from the season-opening 42nd annual Tire…

K-Tech Suspension Partners With Celtic Racing/Fast By Ferracci For 2011 Season

Orient Express of Brentwood New York, the official U.S. importer and distributor of K-Tech Suspension components from the U.K., is pleased to announce continued support of Celtic/Fast By Ferracci Racing over the 2011 AMA Pro Racing season. After an encouraging…

HTP’s 7.12 a 2010 Highlight, Looking Forward to 2011

The HTP Performance team ended the 2010 racing season on the highest of notes, obliterating the nitrous Pro Street record. Almost immediately afterward, HTP tuner/builder Cecil Towner III announced the team’s 2011 assault on Pro Extreme Motorcycle (AKA Pro Mod)…

Fast by Gast Pro E.T. class at MIR upped to $2,000 to Win

Fast by Gast has renewed their class sponsorship program for the Pro E.T. class at MIR in the MIROCK Superbike Series. The Pro E.T. class has always had the strongest bike count of any class in the MIROCK Superbike Series,sometimes…

McBride Conquers Unpredictable Season, Targets 5.60s in 2011

In his 32 years of racing, Top Fuel legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride had never experienced a season quite like the 2010 campaign. After battling an elusive mechanical problem on the motorcycle for 14 months, which was believed to be a…

Fast by Gast Renews MIROCK Sponsorship

Fast by Gast has renewed their event title sponsorship of the MIROCK Superbike Series events at MIR for the 10th straight year. Fast by Gast is one of the longest running sponsors in the MIROCK Series and MIR is very…

Top Fuel Points Race Intensifies in Australia

The Nitro Voodoo Team made the long trek across Australia to the Perth Motorplex to compete in the second round of the Pro-Series Championship. The Perth Rounds carry 50 percent bonus points and can provide the opportunity for competitors to…

Harley re-signs Hines and Krawiec

Harley-Davidson Motor Company is proud to announce that all three of its factory sponsored riders will be returning to their respective race teams to compete under the Harley-Davidson Bar and Shield banner in 2011. In the National Hot Rod Association’s…

K-Tech Releases New DDS Series Rear Shock

K-Tech Suspension DDS series fork cartridges and shocks contributed to tremendous racing success over the 2010 season. Multiple victories, podiums, and championships were scored in AMA Pro Racing, Canadian and British Superbike, as well as Isle of Man TT, Northwest 200 and German Supersport…

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Spy Photos – Bryce’s New Head Design

George Bryce of Star Racing is known as an innovator in the motorcycle drag racing community. The 56-year-old, six-time NHRA champion is at it again. Along with Mitch Brown of Monster Race Products, Bryce has been devoting his time to…

2011 MIROCK Schedule

The fast and furious action of the MIROCK Series returns in 2011 with another exciting eight races, split evenly between Rockingham Dragway and Maryland International Raceway. March 19-20, 2011 Spring Bike Open Rockingham, NC April 30 – May 1, 2011…

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Brock’s Performance-equipped Jeremy Toye takes Podium Finish at the Legendary Macau Grand Prix

Brock’s Performance, the exclusive North American distributor for BST Wheels, would like to congratulate Jeremy Toye on his podium finish at the legendary Macau Grand Prix, Saturday, November 20th. Toye, racing the Lee’s Cycles Racing BMW S1000RR, emerged on top…

K&N Filters for BMW S1000RR

The highly anticipated BMW S1000RR motorcycle is finally here and to make this extremely fast bike even faster, the K&N race spec filter (1011-2323) is available. The S1000 is Europe’s answer to a production world superbike bike. The first of…

Schweigert Wins Round No. 1 in Qatar

Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance team took the opening Pro Extreme Motorcycle round of the Arabian Drag Racing League’s 2010 season at the Qatar Racing Club in Doha. The final round with Robbie Hunnicutt featured the event’s only…

2011 AHDRA Schedule

2011 AHDRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series Tentative Schedule March 5,6 – Florida Bike Week Nationals, Orlando, FL April 16,17 – Mid-West Nationals, Tulsa, OK April 30-May1  – Carolina Spring Nationals, Rockingham, NC May 21,22  – Liberty Nationals, Numidia, PA June…

Schnitz Racing Penske Lightweight Dragshocks

The Best Just Got Better! No longer are hoses and remote canisters required to get the benefits of a Penske Racing double adjustable drag shock. With 40+ clicks of compression and 40+ clicks of rebound, the new in-line 8975 shock…

Two Manufacturers Cup Races Planned for 2011

After an overwhelming show of support at the inaugural Manufacturers Cup this past November, in Valdosta, Ga., two more races are scheduled to take place at South Georgia Motorsports Park in 2011. The Manufacturers Cup was made possible by nine…

Grimes Sets World Record

In case you haven’t heard– Tommy Grimes riding the Ray Price Racing Screamin’ Eagle Top Fuel motorcycle has re-taken his quickest naturally aspirated motorcycle in the world title back home again. Please keep in mind at this event, multi-cylinder metric…

Tagger Designs Sponsorship Opportunity

Tagger Designs is now accepting applications for its 2011 rider-support program. Résumés must be received by December 31, 2010 for sponsorship consideration on Team Tagger in 2011. Headed by chief artist Tag Gasparian, Tagger Designs has designed replica helmet-paint schemes…

McBride Overcomes Adversity to Win Wild Manufacturers Cup Top Fuel Race

Larry “Spiderman” didn’t become a 10-time world champion without learning how to overcome hardship. However, it has been a long time since the Top Fuel elapsed-time record holder played the role of the underdog. In a gung-ho, eight-bike Top Fuel…

New Nitro Harley World Record, Hogan Still No. 1

Manufacturers Cup Top Fuel Saturday Notes The first day of Top Fuel qualifying from the Manufacturers Cup in Valdosta, Ga. belonged to Korry Hogan.  Day two belonged to the nitro Harleys. Tommy Grimes, aboard the 6.14-capable Ray Price V-twin, and…

Manufacturers Cup Friday Top Fuel Notes

Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing is alive and well in Valdosta, Ga. A full field of eight Top Fuel bikes headlined Friday’s Pro qualifying. Korry Hogan, fresh out of retirement, set the pace with a career-best 5.84. Hogan reports the…

McBride Welcoming Old Friends and Record Runs in Valdosta

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride found himself in an unfamiliar position this past summer when the organization he spent much of his career competing in, AMA Dragbike, formerly AMA Prostar, ceased operations.  The world-record holder, who normally only worries…

Manufacturers Cup Preview

The biggest motorcycle drag race of the year is next weekend. Featuring more than $50,000 in purse money up for grabs in ten exciting classes, the Manufacturers Cup Finals will take place on November 12-14 at South Georgia Motorsports Park,…

George Bryce Takes Part in Pass Time

Recently Star Racing’s George Bryce took part in a taping of the SPEED Channel’s popular show, Pass Time, at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, Ga. After a John Force-esque burnout, Bryce motored his V-twin to an elapsed-time of 10.91.…

Gateway International Raceway Closing Down

Dover Motorsports Inc. [NYSE/DVD] announced today that it was ceasing all operations at its multi-purpose facility. “Gateway is a tremendous racing facility in a great racing community, but we are simply unable to operate it with an acceptable return,” said…

Hines Heading to NHRA Finals with a 34 Point Lead

With one event left in the season, Screamin’ EagleR/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines holds a 34-point lead in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Hines, who races a Harley-DavidsonR V-RodR, advanced to the semi-final round of…

Tonglet Adds Another Win; Stays in Title Contention

LE Tonglet had a real treat on Halloween night – a trip to the winner’s circle at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that included a move to within 34 points of first place in NHRA’s bona fide two-driver…

Stoffer Goes Two Rounds

GEICO Powersports rider Karen Stoffer rode her Suzuki to a quarterfinal finish during the 10th running of the NHRA Las Vegas Fall Nationals on Sunday. Stoffer qualified in the third spot and really thought it was going to be her…

Arana Reaches Second Round

Hector Arana reached the second round in Pro Stock Motorcycle on the Lucas Oil Buell. He beat Scotty Pollachek with a lap of 6.993 at 188.41 mph to Pollachek’s 7.286 at 178.19 mph. In the second round, Arana crossed paths…

Underdahl Pleased Following Vegas

Suzuki Extended Protection Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jim Underdahl raced from the No. 4 qualifying spot to a semifinal finish in the NHRA Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 24-year-old racer from Minnesota dispatched…

Bryce Wants a Vance and Hines V-Rod

Star Racing owner and NHRA legend George Bryce, 56, is calling for change in Pro Stock Motorcycle. Bryce has started a movement asking NHRA and its fans why he can’t purchase the same equipment Vance and Hines have won four…

World’s Fastest Streetbike Goes 278.6 MPH at the Texas Mile

Editorial Brief: Continuing to push the performance envelope and boundaries of two-wheeled insanity that is land-speed racing, Bill Warner muscled his turbocharged, 1299cc Wild Brothers Racing Suzuki Hayabusa to 278.6 mph at the Texas Mile on October 25, a new…

Teasley Gunning for Three Championships at The Rock

How about a threepeat all in one year? No one has ever won two Pro championships in the same year in the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MiRock Superbike Series before. Not only does 20 year-old Ohio rider Jeremy Teasley have…

Sullivan Ready to Cast a New Spell on Vegas

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Katie Sullivan loves Halloween. At this year’s 10th annual NHRA Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, her new magic broom just may be both “trick” and “a treat”. The 2010…

Tonglet Resumes Quest for Title

The fact he’s 20 years old and a rookie in NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle series doesn’t mean LE Tonglet is a newbie when it comes to getting the most out of a competitive Pro Stock drag bike. Born into a racing…

Stoffer Ready for Treats, Not Tricks, in Las Vegas

Some four hours north of the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Karen Stoffer lives a pretty quiet life in the quaint little town on Minden, Nev. But get the girl out of her country surroundings…

Lucas Oil Buell Finally Behaving Well

For the last few races, the Lucas Oil Buell did its best to put a few more gray hairs on the top of Hector Arana’s head, but all of that is in the past. Heading into this weekend’s NHRA Las…

Valdosta Manufacturers Cup Hotel Information

The La Quinta Inn & Suites Valdosta is back again this year offering a tremendous value for attendees of the Manufacturers Cup, Nov. 12-14. Located conveniently at exit 18, which by the way is the exit you will want to…

Tribute Planned for Puppet at Manufacturers Cup

October 18 2010 will go down in the motorcycle drag racing history books as yet another dark day marked by the loss of an icon. Sadly, we lost Jim “Puppet” DiTullio, the legendary chassis builder who hailed from the Buffalo…

James “Puppet” DiTullio Passes

One of the world’s most accomplished and skilled chassis builders, James “Puppet” DiTullio passed away today. DiTullio succumbed after a long and hard-fought battle in the hospital for the past several weeks. Puppet had been building dragbike frames since the…

Stevens Takes AHDRA V-Rod Destroyer National Championship

Harley-Davidson of Bloomington/Do-Rock Racing Rider Jeff Stevens finished the 2010 AHDRA season atop the national points standings in the Screamin’ Eagle, V-Rod Destroyer class. “We got off to a great start early in the season with some VRD wins and…

Hines Adds To Point Lead

Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines rode a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® to his fifth NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle event win of the season at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Making his seventh consecutive final-round appearance, Hines…

Johnson Out But Not Down

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson of Irondale, Al. may very well be one of the most colorful competitors on the very difficult NHRA Full Throttle Series tour, but behind that often outrageous exterior beats the heart of a realist.…

Lucas And Stoffer Head To GEICO Garage Early

GEICO Powersports teammates Morgan Lucas and Karen Stoffer both exited the 26th annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway Sunday in the first round of eliminations. Lucas was beaten by seven-time and reigning series champion Tony Schumacher, while…

Tonglet’s Win Streak Ended by Hines

The law of averages caught up with LE Tonglet and his Nitro Fish Suzuki GSXR Pro Stock Motorcycle team Sunday in the title round of the Toyo Tires Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Tonglet’s remarkable rookie streak of three consecutive…

Stoffer Fouls Out in Round One

GEICO Powersports rider Karen Stoffer exited the 26th annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway Sunday in the first round of eliminations. Stoffer red-lighted against red-hot rider L.E. Tonglet Stoffer knew she had a tough opponent in Tonglet,…

Arana Out in Second Round

Top qualifier Hector Arana crushed Connie Cohen before red-lighting against red-hot pro L.E. Tonglet, the winner of the last three national events. Arana started the day as the man to beat on his Lucas Oil Buell and his 6.861-second, 192.99-mph…

Tonglet Qualified Third

There was a new Vance and Hines power plant in the Tonglet family Suzuki Friday and it showed its potential in the second session after Gary Tonglet tuned it up for LE, his youngest son. LE proceeded to cover the…

Tonglet Seeks Fourth Straight Win

Nine days after winning his third consecutive NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle race, LE Tonglet still finds his startling run for the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series championship a bit mind boggling. “It is unbelievable,” said the 20-year-old rookie…