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IDBL Clicks it Up a Gear at MDIR

One month following its breakout 2015 season opener, the 2015 Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League shifts into second with the 29th annual MTC Summer Nationals May 29-31 at Maryland International Raceway. Jason Miller’s crew will have the Budds Creek…

From Dinner to Winner – RS Motorsports Qualifies No. 1 and Wins at MDIR

Multi-time DME Racing Real Street champ Jeremy Teasley showed up for the International Drag Bike League’s Pingel Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway without a ride in the class. Bike owner Roger Starrette had decided he was sitting out the…

NHDRO Dragbike Racing Family is Back in Action

The long winter for the NHDRO family is finally over, as the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series officially kicks off a wild fifth season with the May Bike Fest on the super-fine quarter mile at Lucas Oil Raceway in…

DME Shatters Pro Street Records

As early as Friday afternoon, DME Racing showed that the Pingel Spring Nationals—opening round of the 2015 Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League season—wasn’t going to be just another race. Two-time Orient Express Pro Street champion Joey Gladstone blazed the…

IDBL Era Begins in Maryland

A new era in motorcycle drag racing begins April 24-26 on the meticulously prepped quarter mile in Budds Creek as Maryland International Raceway welcomes the opener of the 2015 Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League event—the Pingel Spring Nationals. The…

Big Money Up for Grabs at The Rock’s Spring Motorcycle Drag Race

The Sand Hills of North Carolina will turn green with cold, hard cash when Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway hosts a big money motorcycle drag race on April 17-19, 2015. This race essentially takes the stars and bikes of the most…

A 3.99 and a Win for McKinney in Dallas

“Man, I really want our bike to run a 3,” Scott McKinney said last week. His McKinney Motorsports team was on their way to the Texas Motorplex near Dallas for the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season opener.   There…

McKinney Collects PDRA Dragbike Spoils

Fresh off their dominating performance at the Manufacturers Cup World Finals at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, the McKinney Motorsports dragbike team picked up the impressive hardware given out by the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) at their inaugural…

Paquette Motorcycle Drag Racing Winning With and Without Bars

With wheelie bars or without, in Pro Comp or Pro Street, the Mark Paquette Racing team proved up to the task of breaking records and winning in 2014. Everybody knows that Paquette’s turbo-methanol Kawasaki Funnybike is an absolute monster. When…

Dave Vantine Season Wrap-Up

David Vantine and the Pollard Nitrosports team finished off 2014 with a consistent, if not earth-rotating, weekend at the Manufacturers Cup World Finals at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta. The yellow, Greg Pollard-built Top Fuel motorcycle outlasted Sam Wills…

Scary Great MIROCK Season Closes at The Rock

This Halloween weekend will be like no other, as the frighteningly good 2014 Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series comes to a close with the 16th Annual Lee’s Performance World Finals at Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway in the autumn-cloaked Sand Hills…

Rain Silences Nitro Harleys at The Rock

The 23rd annual Jim McClure Nitro Nationals made it down to the last couple of Top Fuel Harley-Davidsons in the third and final qualifying round before a heavy storm, followed by persistent drizzles, soaked Steve Earwood’s legendary Rockingham Dragway on…

6.83, 10K, 801—it’s in the Dragbike Numbers at MIR

Shattered records are the new normal when the Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series unloads at Maryland International Raceway, and those records aren’t confined to Budd’s Creek’s super-sticky quarter mile. Huge payouts and stunning entry totals are all part of the…

Big Money, Big Egos at MIR for Battle Royale

There are a lot of Orient Express Pro Street bikes sprinkled all around the US and Caribbean islands that can’t make the trip to Maryland International Raceway for every Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series event. But when MIR promoter Jason…

NHDRO Finals to Double Up on Action

The silver lining to a rained out event is the promise of two races in one weekend, and the pot of gold at the end of NHDRO’s Summer Celebration rainbow is 2XL action at the Fall Fury Finale. All classes…

RS Dragbike Motorsports Own the Finals

Although they let one win slip away, South Carolina trucker, racer and team owner Roger Starrette’s RS Dragbike Motorsports team has owned the finals during a stretch that started with the Manufacturers Cup DME Summer Finals in Valdosta, continued through…

Another All-DME Pro Street Final at Atco

North Carolina-based DME Racing traveled a little further north than usual last weekend, to New Jersey’s legendary Atco Dragway for the MIROCK Superbike Series’ 45th annual Orient Express Motorcycle U.S. Nationals. But the result was the same—another all-DME, Orient Express…

MIROCK Scorches Atco’s Quarter Mile

New Jersey’s legendary Atco Dragway ranks as one of the world’s spiritual homes of motorcycle drag racing, and the 45th annual Orient Express Motorcycle U.S. Nationals is the nation’s oldest two wheeled, quarter mile event. So when the Mickey Thompson…

Big Dragbike Cash, Big Crash, Low ETs at The Rock

Big money, track records, a dramatic high speed crash, and quickest-ever side-by-sides were all part of the show when the Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series rolled into Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway for the 18th annual FBR Shop Summer Sizzler on…

NHDRO Thrashes to Race the Rain

NHDRO, the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series, took over the legendary quarter mile of Lucas Oil Raceway for the Summer Celebration during Indy’s Motorcycle Weekend on August 8-10. But just like in Columbus, NHDRO was racing the weather on…

Big Money at Stake in MIROCK’s Return to The Rock

Riding its biggest wave ever, the already huge Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series makes its return to legendary Rockingham Dragway for the 18th annual FBR Shop Summer Sizzler on August 15-17. And Rockingham owner Steve Earwood is welcoming everyone back…

Indy’s Fastest Motorcycles are at NHDRO this Weekend

Of all the bikes blazing concrete, asphalt, and clay at Indy’s Motorcycle Weekend on August 8-10, the absolute quickest, fastest and loudest will be tearing up Lucas Oil Raceway at NHDRO’s Summer Celebration. Everything from the world’s quickest streetbikes to…

2 x 5 = Top Fuel History at MIR

For the first time ever at a Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series event, Top Fuel motorcycles took to the meticulously prepped quarter mile at Maryland International Raceway. It was the WPGC Bike Fest this past weekend, July 25-27, and while…

MIR’s WPGC Dragbike Fest goes NITRO!

What makes the most anticipated event on the motorcycle drag racing and culture calendar better? Nitro! For the first time ever at a Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series event, Top Fuel motorcycles will light the sky and rotate the earth…

Teasley, Knight Double at NHDRO Dragbike Sizzle

Jeremy Teasley took two McIntosh Machine & Fabrication Pro Street wins as the NHDRO Mid Season Sizzle went off cleanly despite intermittent rain delays this past weekend, July 11-13, at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With three-time MIRock…

NHDRO Dragbikes Back Home Again in Indy

Following its annual journey to legendary National Trail Raceway, the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—returns home to Indianapolis and the Big Daddy track of them all. NHDRO’s Mid Season Sizzle will positively scorch Lucas Oil Raceway on the west…

Pro Extreme Motorcycle Champion Eric McKinney Wins Martin

Pro Extreme Motorcycle champion Eric McKinney won the PDRA Summer Drags at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, MI on June 27-28, 2014. McKinney qualified second with a 4.075 in a tight field behind Terry Schweigert’s 4.072. Eric’s McKinney Motorsports…

Teasley, RS Motorsports win Real Street and More at MIR

Riding one of South Carolina trucker and race team owner Roger Starrette’s nitrous-huffing, Kawasaki ZX14s, multi-time DME Real Street champ Jeremy Teasley qualified number 1 and took another win at the Fast by Gast Summer Nationals at Maryland International Raceway—stop…

NHDRO Dragbike Holeshots the Weather in Columbus

NHDRO, the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series, made its annual visit to National Trail Raceway just west of Columbus, Ohio, this past weekend June 6-8. And while the dragbike event was constantly under threat of rain sweeping in on…

HTP Motorcycle Drag Racing Back in Winners Circle with Danny Cox

The once-dominant HTP Performance motorcycle drag racing team has struggled through growing pains over the last couple of years, but HTP put pain in the past at the Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series Fast by Gast Summer Nationals at Maryland…

High Pro Street Motorcycle MPH Surprises at MIROCK FBG Summer Nationals

The great expectation when the Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series hit Maryland International Raceway for the Fast by Gast Summer Nationals on May 30-June 1, was the world’s first 6.80something street tire pass. And when Orient Express Pro Street champion…

John Hall “Best of the Rest” Heading into Pro Stock Motorcycle Race in E-town

In the second year since their V-Rod engines were put back on a level playing field with the rest of the class, the hard work and ingenuity of Vance & Hines—along with the budget of Harley-Davidson—have put Andrew Hines and…

MIR Poised for Another Record-Setting MIROCK Dragbike Event

A month after Maryland International Raceway hosted it’s biggest Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series season opener ever, the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series comes right back to it’s premier house of speed in Budds Creek, MD for the Fast…

Stotz, Lynn Take Big NHDRO Motorcycle Drag Racing Wins

The Brickyard wasn’t the only Indianapolis speed facility to echo with the smooth sounds of turbocharged powerplants this past weekend, as the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—the NHDRO—opened it’s season at Lucas Oil Raceway on the west side with…

NHDRO Dragbike Series Ready to Set it Off

Expect Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis to bust open at the concrete expansion seams when the one-on-one action of the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—the NHDRO—opens it’s fourth season May 16-18 with the May Bike Fest, Title Bout #18…

Mind-blowing MIROCK Motorcycle Drag Racer Support at MIR

The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series ramped up the boost and added another jet of nitrous with this past weekend’s 17th Annual Fast by Gast Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway in Budds Creek, MD. A mind-blowing 844 entries…

DME Breaking Dragbike Records and Winning Races From Manufacturers Cup to MIRock

The DME team of riders Joey Gladstone, Jason Dunigan, Terence Angela and Ehren Litten rolls into Maryland International Raceway this weekend after winning Orient Express Pro Street at the Exoticycle/Roaring Toyz Spring Cup race in Valdosta, setting both ends of…

Ashley Owens Back in the Winners Circle

It’s A.O. Time,” Eric McKinney said on his way to the South Georgia Motorsports Park winners circle. His McKinney Motorsports teammate Ashley Owens (A.O.) had just won APE Pro Comp at the Exoticycle/Roaring Toyz Spring Cup and it was time…

MIROCK Racers Ready for MIR’s First Dragbike Race of 2014

The motorcycle drag racing season is off to its best start in nearly a decade, and when the Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series lands at Maryland International Raceway you can expect the fireworks to go ballistic.   The Fast by…

Eric McKinney Nets an Inaugural PDRA Dragbike Winner

With two ADRL Pro Extreme Motorcycle championships in their rearview, Eric McKinney and the McKinney Motorsports set their sights on the new Professional Drag Racers Association and the first ever PDRA race at Rockingham Dragway this past weekend.   But…

DME Locks Out Top 4 Pro Street Dragbike Spots at The Rock

Showing no sign of teething pains with two brand new bikes, the DME team of riders Joey Gladstone, Jason Dunigan, Terence Angela and Ehren Litten locked out the top four Orient Express Pro Street qualifying spots at the Adams Performance…

Rockingham MIROCK Dragbike Revival

When the world economy plummeted in the fall of 2008, attendance at Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series events at Rockingham Dragway dipped along with it. But if the health of motorcycle drag racing is an economic indicator, then things are…

Dave Vantine’s #1 Qualifying Pro Extreme Dragbike Motorcycle FOR SALE

The Suzuki Dragbike that won the pole at the September 2013 ADRL race at Rockingham (this bike’s most recent event) is for sale. “I’ve come to the conclusion that I am now a Top Fuel racer,” said Vantine. “It’s time…

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Dragbike Series PJ1 Rockingham pre-race report

Rockingham, North Carolina, USA—The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing organization—the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series—kicks off the 2014 season with the Adams Performance Spring Bike Open at legendary Rockingham Dragway. Steve Earwood’s hardworking staff will be spraying plenty of PJ1…

John Hall Races his Pro Stock Motorcycle to the Semis at the Gators

Third year NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle racer John Hall was pleased to make it to the semis at the first race of the 2014 Pro Stock Motorcycle season, but disappointed in himself for not going further. “Today I…

RS Motorsports caps 2013 with MIROCK Wins and Dragbike Championships

South Carolina trucking magnate and race team owner Roger Starrette spent the first two weekends of November unloading his trailer-full of nitrous-huffing, Kawasaki ZX14s—winning races and securing yet another championship.   The month started off at Rockingham Dragway, home of…

Two Dragbike Championships Cap Off DME’s Best Year Ever

Dragbike Rider Joey Gladstone and Dimey Eddinger’s DME Racing team finished off 2013 with two Orient Express Pro Street championships—one in the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series and the other in the Manufacturers Cup. Sealing the deal in style, Gladstone…

Dragbike Track Records Fall at The Rock

  The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series blistered legendary Rockingham Dragway this past weekend, as the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing organization concluded it’s 2013 season with the Lee’s Performance World Finals on November 1-3. Mother Nature made it a…

MIROCK- the World’s Largest Dragbike League—Ends 2013 at The Rock

  The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing organization—the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series—concludes it’s 2013 season with the Lee’s Performance World Finals, November 1-3 at legendary Rockingham Dragway. This Hustler’s Paradise is the traditional end of the motorcycle drag racing…

Teasley and RS Motorsports Back on Top in Real Street

Multi-time DME Real Street champ Jeremy Teasley and his Roger Starrette owned and tuned, nitrous-huffing Kawasaki ZX14 had found themselves shut out of the winners circle the previous couple of races, but worked their way back in at the Mickey…

John Hall Racing – Let’s Fund Kyle to Cali

Everybody knows NHRA’s biggest fan, Kyle Keck. You may know that Kyle has Cerebral Palsy, a non-progressive disorder of movement and posture caused by abnormal development of, or damage to, motor control centers of the brain, and Scoliosis, a curvature…

DME’s Terence Angela talks about his Battle Royale Win

Dimey Eddinger’s DME Racing team came to Maryland International Raceway fully intending to win Orient Express Pro Street’s biggest payout ever—the $10,000 to win Battle Royale—but so did everyone else in that class of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series.…

Battle Royale Delivers Huge at MIR

When the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series added Orient Express Pro Street’s biggest payout ever—the $10,000 to win Battle Royale—to October 4-6’s Fast by Gast Fall Nationals, NO ONE predicted two Pro Street neophytes would reach the final and battle…

MIROCK’s 10K Battle Royale is Imminent

  The most anticipated Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series event of the year is going down October 4-6 with the Fast by Gast Fall Nationals, featuring Orient Express Pro Street’s biggest payout—the $10,000 to win Battle Royale! The world’s quickest,…

McKinney Takes 2nd Straight ADRL Championship

  Pro Extreme Motorcycle racer Eric McKinney and his dominant McKinney Motorsports team went to the American Drag Racing League’s marquee Dragstock X event at Rockingham Dragway with three goals in mind. Well, two out of three ain’t bad, as…

Pippin’s Weekend Pink but not Rosy

  NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Junior Pippin’s return to racing after two years away was a mixed bag. Although Pippin didn’t qualify for the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway, his effort to raise money for breast…

Vantine Takes Pole, Races Deep at Rock

  Veteran Pro Extreme Motorcycle racer David Vantine came to the American Drag Racing League’s marquee Dragstock X race at Rockingham Dragway fresh off his sparkling Top Fuel Motorcycle debut a couple weeks earlier at Indianapolis. That nitro momentum carried…

Pippin Back in Pink for Charlotte

  NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Junior Pippin has stepped back from racing the last couple years while supporting his wife Lisa in her battle with breast cancer. But at this weekend’s NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway,…

Savoie’s WAR Team Regroups, Tops Indy Testing

  It’s been a tough year for Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team, but then again, farming alligators isn’t for the meek.   After running a Suzuki in 2011 and a Buell in 2012, the WAR…

Vantine’s Top Fuel Debut a Good One

  Veteran Pro Mod motorcycle racer David Vantine made his Top Fuel debut aboard the Pollard Nitrosports bike at the NHDRO/Manufacturers Cup Pingel Thundernationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, and very nearly knocked off his mentor—Larry “Spiderman” McBride—along the…

Thundernationals Electrify Indy’s Motorcycle Weekend

  Of all the events going on during this past weekend’s massive motorcycle festival in Indianapolis, nothing—not MotoGP, not AMA Flat Track, not the XDL stunt competition—attracted nearly as many competitive motorcycles as the 684 entries at the NHDRO/Manufacturers Cup…

Teasley Family Takes Three at The Rock

Anybody who is not a member of Orient, Ohio’s Teasley family no doubt gets tired of seeing their name in the coverage headlines of nearly every major motorcycle drag race in the nation. But truth is, they are at all…

The Rock Keeps Focus on Sportsman and Grudge

  The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series returns to Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway with the Dragbikelive.com Sportsman Showdown, and once again the spotlight will shine directly on sportsman and grudge racers.   Three-time winner Kenny Cornell will lead the quickest…

MIR’s Raging Bike Fest Delivers

  Like the postman, Maryland International Raceway’s WPGC Bike Fest always delivers the goods. A rain shower on Saturday only served to cool the racing surface for the world’s quickest streetbikes of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series. By the…

Paquette, Stotz, Knight Take Big NHDRO Wins

  Michigan surgical instruments sharpener Mark Paquette cast a big shadow over the NHDRO Mid Season Sizzle at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana. It’s not unusual for his stealthy Kawasaki turbo-methanol Funnybike to be the Schnitz Racing Pro Comp…

WPGC Bike Fest to set MIR on Fire

  The full-on Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series returns to action July 19-21 for the world’s biggest motorcycle drag racing, bike club, stunt, music, culture and lifestyle event—the WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway in Budd’s Creek. This is…

Everybody Wins in One-Day Race at The Rock

  The Adams Performance Sportsman Summer Sizzler ran as a two-day race condensed into one under sunny skies at Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway. With rain threatening for Sunday, Earwood called a racer’s meeting on Saturday and polled the group whether…

Sportsmen, Grudge racers take MIRock spotlight at The Rock

  Pro racers will be turning wrenches and flipping hamburgers as the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series spotlights its sportsmen and grudge racers this weekend in the Adams Performance Sportsman Summer Sizzler at Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway. But the action…

John Hall Wins New England

  Sophomore Pro Stock Motorcycle racer John Hall collected his first Wally—the coveted trophy for an NHRA national event win—at the inaugural Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway in Epping, New Hampshire. “We picked a good race…

Gladstone takes all-DME Pro Street Final

Dimey Eddinger’s DME Racing team set a new standard for itself at the most recent MIRock Superbike Series event at Maryland International Raceway on May 31-June 2, locking down both lanes in the Orient Express Pro Street final round.  …

Ditto Doubles as NHDRO Tears up The Trail

  Jason Ditto stood on the verge of a sportswriter’s dream as the Hoosier staged his Suzuki Hayabusa for Sunday’s Dennis Insurance Street ET final against second generation Ohio racer Ryan Robaugh. You see, Ditto won Street ET Saturday night…

Teasley Doubles, DME Dominates at MIR

  There appears to be no class that Jeremy Teasley can’t win. The young Ohio racer doubled last time out in the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, winning DME Real Street and Crazy 8s. This time, at the Fast By…

DME Brings Their MPH Record Act Back to MIR

  DME Racing owner Dimey Eddinger, rider Joey Gladstone, tuner Andy Sawyer and the rest of the team are bringing their MPH record-setting performance back to Maryland International Raceway on May 31-June 2 for the next MIRock Superbike Series event.…

Bayonets Attached for MIRock War at MIR

  The stars of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series return to action May 31-June 2 for the Fast By Gast Summer Nationals at Maryland International Raceway in Budd’s Creek, MD. And with the $10,000 Pro Street “Battle Royale” coming…

Fisher Doubles at NHDRO Indy Opener

Despite a rain delay on Saturday, a large field of motorcycles turned out at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis for the opening round of the 2013 NHDRO season. With final rounds run in blazing sunshine, both pro classes produced upsets…

Teasley and Shifflett Double at MIR

There’s nothing a racer loves better than to double—winning two classes at one event. And in the veteran-laden fields of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, doubling is double hard and double rewarding. And so it is fitting that two…

Perfect Rockingham Weather Fuels Record Runs

  It may have taken a full month to deliver, but Mother Nature and Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway track prep crew laid out a record setting buffet for Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series racers to feast on in the rain-delayed…

Added Qualifying Session Raises MIRock Opener Anticipation to Fever Pitch

  As if a four week rain delay didn’t boost the excitement surrounding the start of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series enough, Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood has added a Sunday morning qualifying session for all those racers who…

John Hall takes Newtown Buell to Round 2

John Hall and the Text “Newtown” to 80888 Buell carried their qualifying success into round 1 of Pro Stock Motorcycle eliminations at the NHRA Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway in Gainesville, Florida, USA. After a slight advantage…

McKinney Rotates the Earth in Valdosta

When a group of the finest manufacturers and service providers in the Pro Modified motorcycle racing industry set up the Pro Nitrous Quarter Mile Shootout at the Haltech Manufacturers Cup race at South Georgia Motorsports Park, no one really knew…

Legends Take Big Wins at The Rock

Very few names in the history of motorcycle drag racing equal or top those of Billy Vose and Rickey Gadson. These two legends took home big wins from the 10th annual Lee’s Performance Fall Bike Nationals, that annual hustler’s paradise…

Big Bottles, Big Money, Big Length! Pro Nitrous Quarter Mile Shootout at the Man Cup

Announcing the Pro Nitrous Quarter Mile Shootout. A large group of the finest manufacturers and service providers in the Pro Modified motorcycle racing industry have banded together to see that the wildly popular nitrous dragbikes race the full quarter mile…

Biggest Maryland MIROCK Field Ever

Beautiful September weather and a booming racing organization came together to produce the biggest Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series ever held at Maryland International Raceway. MIR’s Fast by Gast Fall Nationals is always an autumn festival of speed, but with…

Record Annihilation Time at MIR

Maryland International Raceway’s autumn festival of speed returns September 29-30 when the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series rolls back into town with the world’s sickest drag racing motorcycles for the Fast by Gast Fall Nationals. The cooler end-of-September air meets…

Biggest Bike Fest Ever on Tap at MIR

The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series returns to Maryland International Raceway for the biggest and baddest motorcycle drag racing, stunt and club culture event of the year—the Fast by Gast / WPGC Bike Fest on July 21-22, 2012. The weather…

Gladstone/DME Take Second Straight at 213 MPH

Rider Joey Gladstone and DME Racing aren’t just winning Orient Express Pro Street races, they’re setting milestone performance standards along the way. Last time out in the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, the team broke into the elite 6 Second…

Pro Street Rules Change Delivers at MIR

A mid-season tweak to the Orient Express Pro Street rules delivered exactly the kind of parity between turbo and nitrous bikes that the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series was looking for. Giving the nitrous bikes back some of what was…

Pro Street Bringin’ the Action to MIR

A mid-season Orient Express Pro Street rule change, giving the nitrous bikes back some of what was taken away at the start of the year, promises to give the blue bottle crowd ammunition for revenge against the 6 second turbo…

Six and a Win for Gladstone

When longtime Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series racer Dimey Eddinger decided to step out of the seat of his DME Racing sponsored Orient Express Pro Street bike, he probably didn’t expect the move to pay off so quickly. But new…

Sixes Rain Down on Maryland International Raceway

Showers that cancelled Saturday night’s program failed to dampen the high-horsepower action when the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series opened the Maryland International Raceway portion of its season with the Fast By Gast Spring Nationals this past weekend, April 28-29.…

MIRock Superstars Trailering to MIR

The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series is off to the most thrilling start in its history. New Orient Express Pro Street rules have the whole field bearing down on Ryan Schnitz’s HTP Performance Suzuki Hayabusa—the world’s first 6-second streetbike. Johnny…

No Joke Racing Takes Two at The Rock

While his hometown of Sebring, Florida, basked in the annual glory of its 12 hour sports car race, Ken Edwards took his No Joke motorcycle drag racing team up to Rockingham, North Carolina to claim it’s own slice of success.…

Battling Troubles, Teasley Doubles

Multi-time motorcycle drag racing champion Jeremy Teasley was not having one of his customary easy weekends—not by a longshot. Looking to win his first Orient Express Pro Street championship, the 21 year-old Ohio native Teasley moved into the seat of…

Three Championship Year for RMR

No one raced a Pro Street bike as often, as hard, and as winningly as Ronnie Mitchell Racing did in 2011. Riding the hot pink Suzuki Hayabusa known as Rizzo, Bud Yoder took both the Milan Dragway and NHDRO (No…

Hot Racing in Cool Weather at The Rock

The annual Lee’s Performance Fall Bike Nationals at Rockingham Dragway also serves as the finals for the MIRock Superbike Series, but this year—as always—it was more than just that. A family reunion atmosphere took over in the bright sun at…

A Look Back at the World’s First Six Second Streetbike Pass

The wait for the world’s first 6 second streetbike pass emded, 10 years after Brock Davidson ran the first 7 second one. It’s not insignificant that both runs were made at the two tracks that make up the world’s premier…

Teasley to the Semis at first ADRL Race

Multi-time AMA/Dragbike and MIRock Superbike Series champion Jeremy Teasley made quite an impression at his first ADRL race, qualifying number 1 and going to the semis where his race was ended by world record holder Ashley Owens. That it was…

First Time PXM’er Teasley Leads Qualifying at The Rock

Jeremy Teasley’s uncanny ability to master any motorcycle he throws a leg over holds true at the ADRL as well. Last week, multi-time AMA/Dragbike and MIRock Superbike Series champion Teasley had never ridden a Pro Extreme Motorcycle before. Today he…

Sunday Pro Mod Qualifying at The Rock

Rockingham Dragway has added a special qualifying session for Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Mod motorcycles during the sixteenth annual Schnitz Racing Summer Sizzler, Aug. 12-14. In addition to pro qualifying sessions at 1 pm, 4 pm and 7 pm on…

Schweigert Leaves Topeka on a Roll

Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance Pro Extreme Motorcycle team left the ADRL Kansas National Guard Independence Drags at Heartland Park Topeka with a two race win streak in tow. Although Topeka marked Schweigert’s first ever American Drag Racing…