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Semifinal Finish for Savoie

Jerry Savoie’s new Pro Stock Motorcycle program took another leap forward this weekend, qualifying number 3 in the quickest field ever and advancing to the semifinals of the NHRA Full Throttle SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown,…

Savoie Tops Day No. 1 of Englishtown Qualifying

As veteran Suzuki tuner Mark Peiser tweaked Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing TL1000 between Friday’s qualifying rounds, he said “We left some on the table, there’s more in it.” “Enough to catch Eddie Krawiec?” someone asked.…

Rookie Savoie is Sixth and Climbing Heading to Englishtown

As the NHRA Full Throttle season heads to the SuperNationals at legendary Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey, Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie sits a surprising sixth in points. Surprising to everyone, perhaps, but Savoie. Most…

Hunnicutt, Williford and Teasley Big Winners at Rockingham

Tight racing on Sunday and Grudge-style entertainment on Saturday were hallmarks of the FBR Shop Bike Week Nationals, May 21-22 at Rockingham Dragway. This third stop on the 2011 Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series ran flawlessly under Carolina…

Big Maryland Weekend has MIRock on a Roll

  Nearly 500 racers and a sizable spectator crowd at the Fast By Gast Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway showed that the successful Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series season debut in Rockingham was the “new normal” for…

Adams Performance Plans an Even Better 2011

“2010 was a remarkable year,” said Adams Performance crew chief Garron Miller, and he wasn’t just talking trash. With another Real Street championship, wins and records on the revolutionary Adams Performance/Roger Starrette built and tuned Pro Street Kawasaki ZX14, Supersport…

Canadian Schweigert No. 1 in Qatar

Canadian Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance team take to the track for the Arabian Drag Racing League’s “Battle for the Belts” with the Pro Extreme Motorcycle regular season points championship in hand. That earned the team the all-important…

Canadian Schweigert Racing to Qatar

Rookie racer Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance Pro Extreme Motorcycle team are heading to Qatar for the 2010-11 Arabian Drag Racing League. “I’m so excited and grateful for this opportunity to see and experience Qatar and the Middle…

Delee’s Nitrous Suzuki Closing in on Turbo World Record

Orient Express Pro Street bikes showed up 35 strong for the first ever Manufacturers Cup at South Georgia Motorsports Park near Valdosta, Georgia. Mike Slowe qualified number 1 on his little turbocharged Suzuki GSXR1000 and beat George Gooch’s big Hayabusa…

Champs Win Big at The Rock

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series, the world’s largest all motorcycle drag racing series, concluded it’s season this past weekend with the Lee’s Performance Finals at Steve Earwood’s legendary Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina. 416 bikes made the…

Rockingham Pro Qualifying Schedule Adjusted

Pro qualifying for this weekend’s Lee’s Performance Fall Bike Nationals, the season finale of the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series—the nation’s largest all-motorcycle drag racing series—has been adjusted to give competitors more track time during raceday conditions. “In…

Rain Fails to Dampen MIR’s Good Times

Rain bracketed both ends of Maryland International Raceway’s Fast by Gast Superbike Finals but failed to derail the event completely. Fifteen inches swamped the Budd’s Creek area in the days leading up to the race, forcing event manager Jason Miller…

Schweigert Chases Owens into Battle

Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance Pro Mod Xtreme team head to the ADRL’s Battle of the Belts in Texas looking for the secret tweak to propel their Suzuki past series leader Ashley Owens. Solidly best-of-the-rest, Schweigert ran his…

New Nitrous Record for Teasley, Adams Performance and Kawasaki

Ohio teenager Jeremy Teasley laid down a perfect final round qualifying lap to set a new street legal nitrous record of 7.19 on the Adams Performance/RS Motorsports Kawasaki ZX14 and claim the number 1 Orient Express Pro Street spot for…

Fresh Winners and Records at The Rock

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MiRock Superbike Series headlines have mostly screamed “Jeremy Teasley” so far in 2010, as the Ohio teenager has dominated the season at the nation’s biggest all motorcycle drag racing events. And it didn’t look like it…

Adams Performance Takes Four Wins in Maryland

The Adams Performance/RS Motorsports team picked up four huge wins at America’s biggest all-motorcycle drag race—Maryland International Raceway’s July 17-18 Fast by Gast WPGC Bike Fest. One Real Street and two Pro Street wins for rider Jeremy Teasley and a…

Ellis claims Teasley Bounty at Huge Bike Fest

Rider Chip Ellis and tuner Blake Ritter weren’t intimidated by Jeremy Teasley’s HTP Performance Real Street win streak. The bounty that the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MiRock Superbike Series levied on Teasley’s head had swelled and Ellis and Ritter planned…

Rain Cools Hot Maryland Action

It’s only fitting that the skies above Budd’s Creek burst open at the very start of Maryland International Raceway’s famous bikini contest. No sooner than the first contestant reached the end of the runway did the rains start pelting down…

Another Teasley Win Initiates Bounty

With two wins this past weekend at Rockingham Dragway, Jeremy Teasley and the Adams Performance/RS Motorsports Kawasaki ZX14 made it three for three HTP Performance Real Street victories so far in 2010. In response, the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MiRock…

Slowe Leads Maryland Winners

It was a gamble when perennial champion Mike Slowe parked his familiar navy blue, Orient Express Pro Street championship winning Suzuki Hayabusa and climbed onto the tiny PTR GSX-R1000. After all, the ‘Busa was still getting quicker, running teens last…

Slowe Taking Charge in Orient Express Pro Street

Perennial Orient Express Pro Street champ Mike Slowe has started winning on his new ride, and the rest of the class is in deep trouble. Slowe and PTR Racing builder/tuner Anthony Navarro have the class’s smallest bike hooked up and…

Teasley and Adams Performance in the CrosshairsTeasley and Adams Performance in the Crosshairs

Jeremy Teasley and his Adams Performance/RS Motorsports Kawasaki ZX14 are a runaway train, and the MiRock Superbike Series is targeting the 19 year-old rider with an escalating bounty. The bounty is open to anyone outside of the Adams Performance/RS Motorsports…

Perfect Weather, Perfect Racing at The Rock

Fabulous weather, large fields, a huge crowd, and tight points battles made for a perfect finish to the Mickey Thompson MiRock Superbike Series at Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway in the sand hills of North Carolina. Jeremy Teasley beat Adams Performance…

New Winners at Rockingham

The MiRock series faithful who braved misleading weather forecasts were rewarded with a weekend of nonstop racing, surprising results, and all-important points toward season championships. Wild card Mark Billiter took a surprising HTP Performance Real Street win over HTP’s own…

Slowe Wins on his Old Playground

Two time AMA Dragbike Pro Street champion Mike Slowe earned his reputation in the MiRock Superbike series, winning two 60 Inch titles a few years ago. The 60 Inch class morphed into today’s Orient Express Pro Sportbike class, and Slowe…