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The Race to the First Turbo-Charged Five Spools Up, New Innovative Bike Surfaces

Backed by the brain power of some of the most knowledgeable and talented dragbike racing veterans, an innovative, custom, Timblin Chassis turbo GS dragbike with big expectations has surfaced – a modern-day Funny Bike is born. 30-year-plus nitrous loyalist Dan “the…

Harley-Davidson York Open House, 2019 Model Lineup

Enjoy some videos and photos from the Harley-Davidson open house at the factory in York, Pa. We take a look at all the 2019 models, see some cool burnouts and get an up-close look at the first Harley ever assembled…

A Close Look at The World’s Quickest Suzuki GS Street Bike

Enjoy a close look at a marvel of engineering, the world’s quickest Suzuki GS street bike, owned by Brad Mummert and ridden by Richard Gadson. With the help of Web-Camshafts, Grothus Dragbikes, M2 Shocks, Brock’s Performance, Lectron Fuel Systems and…

Blowout Deal on Brand New 2017 Suzuki Hayabusa from Five Star Powersports!

On Cycledrag.com we are always on the hunt for great deals for you.  If anyone is looking for an outstanding deal on a brand new Suzuki Hayabusa, check out this beautiful Blue 2017 leftover at Five Star Powersports in Duncansville,…

Carpenter Racing Shop Tour and Interview with Legendary Bob Carpenter

Enjoy this shop tour and interview as we catch up with a man who has been involved in motorcycle drag racing for more than 45 years, the legendary Bob Carpenter. From his classis battles with Terry Vance in Pro Stock…

NJK Leathers Tour

Enjoy this tour of NJK Leathers, located in San Clemente, Calif. Owner Kelcey Gordon shows us some of his favorite suits, explains how they are made and talks about his involvement in motorcycle drag racing.

Dave Vantine Gives You A Tour of the Quickest Motorcycle You Can Own

In this video Top Fuel Motorcycle standout racer Dave Vantine gives you a close look at his lighting-quick, nitro-breathing yellow bullet that is up for sale. This is an incredibly rare opportunity to purchase one of the world’s quickest motorcycles.…

Brock’s Performance Shop Tour and Bench Racing

Join us for this tour of one of the most popular and respected manufacturers in the motorcycle world, Brock’s Performance in Beavercreek, Ohio. Company founder and the first man to put a street bike in the sevens, Brock Davidson gives…

McIntosh Grayson Motorsports Shop Tour

Join us near Cincinnati, Ohio as we catch up with Glenn Grayson and Terry McIntosh of respected manufacturer McIntosh Grayson Motorsports. In this interview we will hear more about what is a staple of the the company, the extended motorcycle…

Rabid Customs Shop Tour With Former Dragbike Racer Pete Ricart

Join us for this tour of one of the most amazing custom shops on the east coast. Former v-twin and Fairlane drag racer Pete Ricart is our tour guide. This amazing facility in Columbus, Ohio can help with any of…

Who Will Be the Next Owner of Dave Vantine’s 5.77 Yellow Top Fuel Rocketship? Only $165K!

At the 2017 PRI show Dave Vantine’s Top Fuel Motorcycle team made a huge announcement by declaring their 5.77 yellow rocketship is for sale. As crew member “Nitro” Joe says, “This is the quickest motorcycle you can buy.” For the…

Trim-Tex Drywall Products Tour and Motorsports Talk with Joe Koenig

One of the most important companies in all of dragbike racing is Joe Koenig’s Trim-Tex Drywall Products in Lincolnwood, Ill. Trim-Tex has a long and storied history in the sport and is the primary sponsor for the world’s quickest motorcycle…

Voodoo Sidewinder Exhaust Systems Available from MPS

MPS is proud to announce the immediate availability of Voodoo Sidewinder Exhaust systems introductory priced at 15% off regular racer prices until May 31, 2018.  Systems are available for 1999-2017 Suzuki Hayabusa (P/N 25-VSEBUSAJ9P), 2007-2016 Suzuki GSXR 1000 (P/N 25-VSEGSXR1K7),…

Grothus Dragbikes Enjoys Successful Debut Weekend Split Across Two Events

More than 5,000 miles of travel and a whole lot of win lights is a succinct way to sum up the opening weekend of racing for Iowa’s Grothus Dragbikes. Splitting its resources between the PDRA and ManCup, the veteran team…

MTC Engineering Shop Tour

Join us for this live tour of one of the oldest and most respected manufacturers in all of dragbike racing, MTC Engineering. Knowledgeable owner Eric Hochstetler walks us through the Cocoa, Florida-based shop and explains how many of the MTC…

MPS Facility Tour

Join us for this live tour of one of the most comprehensive and customer-friendly companies in all of motorcycle drag racing – MPS (Motorcycle Performance Specialties) in Casselberry, Florida. Dan “The Man” Rudd has dedicated his career to dragbike racing…

Trac Dynamics Shop Tour

Join us for this tour of one of the top chassis and chassis component manufacturers in dragbike racing, Trac Dynamics in Valencia, Calif. Owner and former Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Dave Earll shows us his impeccably clean shop, shows how…

Kibblewhite Precision Machining Shop Tour

Join us for this tour of one of the world’s top valve and valve train component manufacturer, Kibblewhite Precision Machining in Pacifica, Calif. Owner William Kibblewhite shows his impressive collection of machines, gives us some company history and introduces us…

Trim-Tex West Tour, Motorsports Team Talk

Join us for this tour of the West Coast headquarters of top vinyl drywall product and drywall accessory manufacturer Trim-Tex. Along with seeing some of the top-notch products the company has to offer we talk about the ultra-successful Trim-Tex Motorsports…

Web Camshafts Shop Tour

Check out this tour of one of the top camshaft manufacturers in the world, Web Cam in Riverside, Calif. Owner Laurie Dunlap shows us how the cams are made and gives us a look at her amazing racing photo collection.…

Wossner Pistons Tour with John Noonan

Join us for this behind-the-scenes look at Wossner Pistons in Huntington Beach, Calif. Wossner’s John Noonan shows us all of his great products and makes a special promise to Pro Street racers at the end.

APE Race Parts Tour

Join us for a tour of the legendary APE Race Parts in Rosamond, Calif. We tour the facility and get to bench race with man himself “A.P.E.” Jay Eshbach.

CP-Carrillo Facility Tour

Join us for this in-depth tour of CP-Carrillo in Irvine, Calif. The man himself, CP President Peter “Snake” Calvert shows us all three of his buildings and the amazing, cutting-edge technology that helps make CP-Carrillo an industry leader.

Trim-Tex’s Joe Koenig Talks About His Team of Sponsored Racers

In this interview Trim-Tex Drywall Products CEO Joe Koenig talks about the relationship his business has with sponsored racers Larry “Spiderman” McBride, Trent Hindman and Ian King. Koenig also talks about how the challenges of racing are very similar to…

Ray Price Harley-Davidson and Triumph Dealership Has a New Owner

The family of hall-of-fame motorcycle racing legend Ray Price has announced its decision to sell Ray Price Harley-Davidson/Triumph to John Morotti, an experienced businessman from Arizona who owns and operates three motorcycle dealerships in that state. “The Price family has…

Projack Bike Lift from Hawaya Racing

Hawaya Racing Products recently contacted Projack about building a totally new type of bike lift. After several months of design and testing, here is the result. The perfect bike lift. The Projack bike lift is a work of art. We…

Motorcycle Drag Racing : A History – Book Review

  Thinking of something for that motorcycle speed junkie in your life for Christmas? John Stein’s self-published, hardcover book, Motorcycle Drag Racing: A History hit the book stores in 2011.  This enormous coffee table book covers the full range of…

Timblin Chassis Describes the Framework for Motorcycle Drag Racing Success

Walt Timblin describes the art of building a motorcycle drag racing chassis as a “moving target.” He has operated Timblin Chassis since 1994 and has produced hundreds of high-quality racing frames. Timblin says it’s rare for two chassis to be…

Trim-Tex Racing Survives and Wins the 25 hours of Thunderhill

It was a victory a year in the making.   After a third place finish last season in one of the world’s most demanding sports car endurance races, the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill from Willows, Calif., Team Trim-Tex never…

Mike Dunn Named IHRA Senior Consultant

IRG Sports + Entertainment (IRGSE), a leading promoter of sports and live entertainment experiences, announced today that Mike Dunn has been named senior consultant for the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). One of the most accomplished figures in drag racing,…

Brock Davidson Recovers Stolen Truck and Trailer, Now Searches For Motorcycles and Equipment, Please Share

Longtime motorcycle drag racer and owner of Brock’s Performance, Brock Davidson faced what every racer and shop owner fears.  After returning from his trip to Sturgis, S.D., Davidson’s rig, filled with motorcycles and equipment was stolen from his Dayton, Ohio based…

New Car Design Highlights Exciting Weekend of Racing for Trim-Tex Motorsports

The world-famous, 3.4 mile, Austin, Texas racetrack known as Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is a fitting place to show off the patriotic red, white and blue. For the IMSA Continential Tire Advance Autoparts Sportcar Showdown, May 4-6, Trim-Tex Motorsports athlete Trent Hindman…

Trim-Tex Motorsprts Bolsters Impressive Team with Addition of Josh Bilicki

Trim-Tex Drywall Products’ team of skilled motorsports competitors just got even stronger with the addition of professional driver Josh Bilicki.

Travis Davis Joins the Pro Mod Dragbike Three-Second Club with a Timblin Chassis

On April Fools day, 2017, Funny Bike and Pro Mod / Pro Extreme motorcycle drag racing veteran Travis Davis of Douglas, Ga. made a run he will never forget. It certainly wasn’t a joke. Davis became the sixth racer to enter…

Make More Power With Ward Performance

  When it comes to motorcycle performance and cylinder head technology, Rick Ward of Ward Performance is a phenom. Ward, whose impressive resume includes an NHRA US Nationals victory as a rider and multiple championships as a crew chief and…

Winter Excitement for Trim-Tex Motorsports – Trent Hindman, Joey Gladstone and Larry McBride Updates

It has been a monumental winter for the Trim-Tex Motorsports team, producing plenty of news and excitement. “As usual we are always trying to put our best foot forward, work hard, playing even harder,” Trim-Tex president Joe Koenig said.  First sports car racing…

Trim-Tex adds Gladstone to its Team

Drywall bead powerhouse Trim-Tex announces a personal sponsorship for rider Joey Gladstone in his first full year of NHRA Mello Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle racing. Joey will be showcasing a custom Trim-Tex helmet at all events in 2017.   “I…

George Bryce Update on 2017 Plans, Company Name Change

It has been a unique and eventful off-season for George and Jackie Bryce of Star Racing, now known as Star Power.  After nearly 25 consecutive, fast-pace seasons on the NHRA tour, the couple is preparing for what looks like a…

FBR Shop “Ride Back” for Slider Dragbikes

Do you race a slider dragbike?  We have a product for you! With Marion Ford’s FBR Shop “Ride Back” you can ride a slider bike right back to the pits after a run. Ford will help you set it up…

Grothus Dragbikes Legacy Series Front Wheel

Looking to upgrade you dragbike’s front wheel? Check out this amazing product and deal from Grothus Dragbikes! It’s a lightweight showpiece that can be used on serval differt applications. Click on the banner to visit the site!

DeCal Works Gives Joe Koenig’s YZ 250 Ice Racer a Fresh, New Look

Here at Cycledrag.com we are always striving to connect our readers with the best parts, people and services.  After an ice racing adventure with dragbike racing champion and sponsor “7.0” Joe Koenig we had an idea to give his awesome…

Trim-Tex Motorsports Overcomes Adversity to Score Podium Finish at 25-Hour Endurance Race

Trim-Tex Motorsports has used a lot of power, speed and finesse to succeed in multiple forms of racing this season. Along with those qualities, it was the respected squad’s endurance that helped it cap off the year with a podium…

Trim-Tex Motorsports Wins SCCA National Championship Runoffs

It’s been a banner year for Trim-Tex Motorsports.  In multiple forms of racing the respected drywall product manufacturer is piling up an impressive list of accomplishments. In late September, highly-regarded sports car racer, 21-year-old Trent Hindman used his skill and…

Trent Hindman Aiming to Cap Off a Summer of Success for Trim-Tex Motorsports

Talented, Trim-Tex Drywall Products-backed sports car racer Trent Hindman knows exactly what he wants for his 21st birthday – a victory at the 53rd SCCA National Championship Runoffs, presented by Garmin VIRB, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. …

Custom Painted Helmets and Body Work from Rippin Designs

Cycledrag.com found a great way to add some flair to your race program. Unforgettable, unique custom painted helmets and bodywork provide great eye candy at the race track. And perhaps nothing is as cool as custom airbrushing. Recently we put…

Harley-Davidson’s New Milwaukee-Eight Engine Debuts With Drag Racing Inspired Intake

Harley-Davidson motorcycles have always been defined by their engines. Owners and loyalists know the names and nicknames for each successive powerplant version. A new engine represents the start of a new generation of Big Twin. So, when H-D revealed its…

Lazer Porting Building Air-Gulping Hayabusa for the Bonneville Salt Flats

Check out this mean, air-gulping, Hayabusa‬ horsepower monster Mike Hubsher from Lazer Porting is building for the Bonneville Salt Flats! Make sure to like the Lazer Facebook page to see what they can do for your machine. Call Mike and…

MPS Tablet Dash Mounts

Motorcycle Performance Specialties is excited to announce the immediate availability of our new Tablet Mount P/N 1-0757 and the Tablet/Dash Mount combination P/N 1-0759.  Your tablet snaps into our mount and holds your tablet securely. The MPS Tablet Mount allows…

Orient Express Warns to Watch for GB Racing “Knock-Off” Parts

It has come to our attention that reverse-engineered knock-offs of GB Racing engine protection products have surfaced in the United States. The knock-off covers are in some cases based on earlier GB Racing engine cover versions and designs. The materials have been analyzed and…

Trim-Tex Continues Tradition of Motorsports Excellence

Successful motorsports marketing can have a tremendous impact on image. For years, when race fans saw DuPont products, they thought about NASCAR icon Jeff Gordon just as much, if not more, than they thought about paint. For drag racing fans,…

Grady’s Graphics – Awesome Decals, Wraps, Trailer Art and Lettering from an Accomplished Dragbike Racer

At Cycledrag.com we are always striving to connect our great readers with the best companies, people and products.  Recently while looking for decals, since so many of you have been asking, we found an amazing graphic company who understands the…

Brock’s Alien Head 2™ Full Exhaust System is now available for 2015-16 BMW S1000RR

At the request of many devoted BMW S1000RR riders, the legendary Alien Head 2™ Full Exhaust System is now available for 2015-16 model years. Brock’s Performance has been at the forefront of aftermarket innovation for the BMW S1000RR since it’s…

Rickey Gadson to Represent Japan’s Yellow Corn Motorsports in 2016

Rickey Gadson has secured a major international partnership which will have Gadson representing Japan with Yellow Corn Motosports in the upcoming racing season. Gadson will be racing a 2016 Kawasaki H2 fitted with Guhl Motorsports ECU and Brock’s Performance “Stupid…

Amazing Brock’s Performance Yamaha R1 Slip-On

Yamaha fans have been touting the new R1 since it’s makeover debut in 2015, and it now has the stamp of approval from Brock Davidson as well. “Yamaha really stepped up to the plate on this one, and to date,…

Let Ryan Schnitz Flash Your ZX-10 ECU for Big Gains

The new 2016 Kawasaki ZX10R has a updated engine design with larger electronically controlled throttlebodies, a 32bit ECU, Enhanced Power Modes, a new chassis and even a launch control mode. But this rocket is still highly restricted and that needs…

New Wheels Available from Brock’s

Check out the awesome new wheels available from Brock’s Performance. Click on the banner below or call Brock’s and mention Cycledrag.com to get 10% off.

Lectron Carburetor Off-Road Reviews

Lectron is one of the most respected names in drag racing. If you are interested in trying a Lectron carburetor for an off-road application, please check out the information and reviews below. When using a Lectron you will experience –…

Five Star Powersports and Cycledrag.com Join Forces to Bring Dragbike Racers Unbeatable Deals

As a leader in motorcycle racing and performance news and entertainment, Cycledrag.com is proud to announce a partnership with Five Star Powersports, a premier motorcycle, and more, dealer in Duncansville, Pa., designed to offer dragbike racers unbeatable deals. “There are…

U.S. Chrome Electroless Nickel Plating

US Chrome has been helping engineers find solutions to surface coating challenges for more than 70 years. Their collaborative R&D program has perfected precision hard chrome plating and created a family of composite coatings for industries seeking alternatives for chrome.…

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School Returns for 15th Season

Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School (RGDRS) is launching its 15th year with a major change to the schedule. “Since the schools inception in 2001, it’s always been my goal to teach riders how to handle the power and speed of…

Brock Davidson Talks Dragbikes vs. Sportbikes in Motorcycle Drag Racing

Motorcycle drag racing has evolved and changed considerably in the last decade and a half. Perhaps the most noticeable difference is the explosion of popularity in street bike drag racing. Owner of Brock’s Performance, Brock Davidson has long said the…

Well Known Dragbike Veteran Gilham and Partner Taking Lectron to New Heights, on and off Pavement

For decades, the most famous, popular and advanced carburetor in drag racing was the innovative and versatile Lectron.  And for seemingly as long, Kevin Gilham, now president of Lectron Inc., has been the go-to guy for Lectron information, sometimes even…

MPS Dial-in Board and Mount

Motorcycle Performance Specialties is excited to announce the immediate availability of our new MPS Dial Board and Mount! The dial in boards mount to any flat surface using any of the three mounting points. This makes it perfect for mounting…

Grothus Dragbikes Acquires Considerable PMFR Inventory, Entering Wheel Business

Grothus Dragbikes (GDB) of Davenport, Iowa, a leading supplier of motorcycle drag racing chassis components and race products, just took its operation to a new level. GDB purchased most of PMFR, the one-time prominent dragbike fabrication company’s parts inventory, machine…

Tommy Bolton Dragbike Team Bolstered by Several Strong Partnerships in 2016

Motorcycle racing recession? Not for Team Tombo. Tommy “Tombo” Bolton, Oklahoma City, Okla., has had a passion for making motorcycles go quicker since he started helping his friends work on their minibikes more than 45 years ago. Well respected, Bolton…

Keep Your Motorcycle Running Cool with Myler’s Radiators

You know here at Cycledrag.com we are always on the look-out to find you the absolute best products and services. We found a truly awesome company, Myler’s Motorcycle and ATV Aluminum Radiators! The craftsmanship and attention to detail in these…

Brock’s Performance Now Distributing Amazing-Looking and Sounding Spark Exhaust Systems

Brock’s Performance, a global leader in the design, testing, retailing and distribution of go-fast motorcycle parts, is proud to announce a product-distribution agreement with Mantova, Italy-based Spark Exhaust Technologies. A world-championship-winning, land-speed-record-holding company known for a wide array of products…

Orient Express Introduces Nextup Quick Shifter Kits and Sensors

Orient Express is excited to present the new line of Nextup stand-alone quick shifter kits! The Nextup Quick Shifter Kits include the most popular fuel injection/ignition kill box on the market, a bike specific plug and play harness, and a compact shift…

Amazing Block and Piston Special from MTC

Visit the MTC website or give them a call and mention you saw this ad on Cycledrag.com to take advantage of an amazing deal for your winter rebuild. Click on the banner below to visit the site or call 1800-827-9210

New for the Ninja H2 ~ Brock’s Performance Clutch Mod Kit and HD Clutch Spring Kit

The Brock’s Performance Stage 2 Performance Package for the Kawasaki Ninja H2 brought about a mind-blowing level of power; 274 horsepower to be exact. In order to apply all of that power to the ground, Brock Davidson developed a Clutch…

MPS Relative Humidity Sensor – A Must Have Tool

MPS is pleased to announce our new Relative Humidity Sensor for data acquisition systems. These small (..625” O.D. x 5.125” Long) relative humidity sensors are just the ticket to record humidity directly on your data logs. Never forget to do…

Amazing October Deals From MTC and Portable Shade – 10% Off Pistons and Free Shirts

You are never too old to trick or treat. MTC and Portable Shade are celebrating the month of Halloween with some very generous specials. All October take advantage of a 10% savings on piston kits for your winter rebuild. Also,…

The Coolest Brand in the Motorcycle Industry – FMF

For any company, becoming viewed as “cool” is as good as gold. It’s a highly sought after level of customer admiration some companies spend mightily and utilize multiple resources to gain. Most never get there. For FMF, being viewed as cool…

MPS Featherweight Motorcycle Drag Racing Shift Lite

Motorcycle Performance Specialties is excited to announce the immediate availability of our new Featherweight Motorcycle Drag Racing Shift Lite. It features 4 super bright red LEDs for visibility in the daytime. This small, lightweight, low cost shift lite measures just…

Amazing August Special on MTC Pistons – Free Custom Mods!

MTC Engineering is offering a simply can’t-miss deal all August. Act now and take advantage of free custom piston modifications! MTC pistons are found in use in some of the world’s quickest vehicles. The company has an iconic and legendary…

Two Entries, A Comeback, and a Debut Mark Big IMSA Home Weekend at Road America for Trim-Tex Drywall Products

As the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge heads to Road America this weekend, there are almost too many story lines to count for Trim-Tex Drywall Products. From a young promising talent getting his first shot at the professional level, a…

Tombo Racing Has Successful Outing in California

Motorcycle drag racing legend Tommy “Tombo” Bolton of Oklahoma City, Okla. and his team made the long drive to the West Coast pay off with a dominant performance at the Brotherhood of Street Racers event at Auto Plus Raceway in Fontana,…

2015 WMDRA S&S Proven Performance Nationals Photo and Video Gallery

The 2015 WMDRA S&S Proven Performance Nationals from Eddyville Raceway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, July 24-25, featured national TV coverage, Sam Wills and his Top Fuel bike, Nitro Harleys, a ton of top-notch bracket racers and a purse of over $25,000.…

Rob Bush Motorsports Offering Discounts for ManCup Rockingham Pre Orders

Rob Bush is now taking pre-orders for the upcoming ManCup Nationals in Rockingham, NC, Aug. 22-23 and offering amazing deals. “We will have you covered on all your NOS refills, along with the Best prices on all your Shinko, Vortex,…

HTP’s Cecil Towner Recovering After Dyno Accident

Cecil Towner, 35, of Richmond, Va. and his speed shop HTP Performance have become one of the most well respected high-performance motorcycle builders in all of drag racing.  Towner spends a lot of time on the dyno fine-tuning his beastly…

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton Headed to Motorcycle Drag Race in California

Motorcycle drag racing legend Tommy “Tombo” Bolton of Oklahoma City, Okla. is headed back to a track close to his heart. Bolton and his team will enter an event put on by the Brotherhood of Street Racers at Auto Plus…

Protect Your Operation with an Amazing Professional Look from Portable Shade Canopies

An indoor drag strip has yet to be built and it’s unlikely one will surface anytime soon, if ever. Ergo quarter-mile performance enthusiasts and dragbike racers are regularly forced to endure long rain delays, scorching hot sun, dew and other…

Liska Racing Offering Cycledrag Readers Incredible KZ – Z1 Blowout Sale

Here at Cycledrag.com we constantly strive to connect you to the best products, the best businesses, the best people, and especially, the best deals. If you are an old school Kawasaki rider and have a Z1/KZ900-1000 street bike or dragbike…

Must See, Must Have Motorcycle Wheels and Hubs from Rad Manufacturing

Striking, glossy, vivid wheels, shiny powder coated spokes, gleaming anodized spoke nipples and slick, sparkling laser-etched hubs; yes welcome to a motorcycle wheel utopia – Rad Manufacturing. One of the easiest and most effective ways to upgrade the appearance of…

Veteran Dragbike Racer Rob Bush Offering Great Prices on Parts and Personal Attention at the Track

Rob Bush, 46, of Columbia, S.C. has been drag racing motorcycles since the early days of the Suzuki GSXR in 1986.  The talented racer and business owner boasts an impressive drag strip resume, highlighted by being the first to put a…

Skip Dowling of Orient Express Touts Dymag Carbon Fiber Wheels and Comments on Atco Involvement

Cycledrag.com recently caught up with, Skip Dowling, the man in charge of longtime, respected motorcycle drag racing parts manufacturer and speed shop Orient Express. Dowling shared his enthusiasm on the Dymag wheels, especially the carbon fiber series, becoming the next…

FBR ATAK 2 and 3 Hayabusa Chassis May Blowout – $1,500!

There “May” be no better time to purchase an ATAK Hayabusa than this month. The ATAK  is a very successful, Hayabusa-powered bracket built by the FBR Shop’s Marion Ford. Several years ago Ford set out to create a low maintenance, affordable,…

APE Components Used by Motorcycle Drag Racing’s Best

APE race parts are used by virtually all of the top names in racing. One name that stands out is DME racing. Joey Gladstone, Terence Angela and crew simply dominate the no bar classes. They were Pro Street champs in…

KZ Parts for Less at Liska Racing – Rubber Blocks

Classicl Kawasaki racers, take advantage of this new great deal from Liska Racing. Along with several other components for your classic Kaw, Liska is now offering replacement small rubber cam idler blocks. It’s a replacement for discontinued Kawasaki item 92075-232.…

Orient Express Continues Support of Legendary Atco U.S. Motorcycle Nationals

Orient Express has renewed their sponsorship once again with the IDBL as the title sponsor of the historic 46th annual Orient Express Motorcycle U.S Nationals on September 11-13, 2015 at Atco Dragway in New Jersey. The Orient Express Motorcycle U.S…

Dragbike Chassis Expert Walt Timblin Dominates in Middle East, Visits BDRC

Walt Timblin, of highly-regarded Timblin Chassis, has become one of the most revered dragbike frame builders, not only in the country, but in the world. In early March Timblin crossed a bucket list item out with an indelible experience of…

Get Ken Schwartz Decals, Score Extra $50 for Win in MANCUP or NHDRO

The world’s quickest lawyer on two wheels, Ken Schwartz is offering racers in all MANCUP and NHDRO categories $50 for an event win if KennethRSchwartz.com stickers are run on both sides of the motorcycle. To get the decals, email Ken…

Tommy Bolton Moves into New Shop, Featured on TV

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton, a 25-time plus motorcycle drag racing world champion as both a rider and tuner, recently moved his popular and respected speed shop to a much larger facility. “I went from a 1,900 square foot building to a…

Hot Dragbike Deals From Schnitz Racing

VANCE & HINES HEAVY DUTY HAYABUSA CAM CHAINS Vance & Hines Motorsports Hayabusa Cam Chains are produced from the strongest and finest steel available. Recommended in all high performance street and racing applications. Cam Chains do wear and need to…

Schnitz Racing Confirms Class Sponsorship for PMRA Street ET

PMRA is pleased to announce that Schnitz Racing has agreed to continue Street ET Class Sponsorship for the 2015 season. This growing class has been a racer favorite as it tests the rider’s ability to handle a street legal machine…

The Star Racing Riders Challenge Signs Sponsors, Significantly Drops Entry Fee for Opportunity of a Lifetime

Star Racing is pleased to announce that effective immediately the price of The Star Racing Riders Challenge has been reduced from $5,000 per entry to $3,695. The once in a lifetime opportunity has signed a number of sponsors who wanted…

Hawaya Racing Products 2015 Outlook

BACK TO THE FUTURE:   The year 2015 will be a transition year for Hawaya Racing. As a company, HRP will be stepping up in several areas, the first of which will be in manufacturing of its racing products and…

Star Racing Kicks off 35th season with Rider’s Challenge

  Star Racing has kicked off its 35th Anniversary Season of Celebration with the announcement of a 30 Rider Challenge where one champion will win a prize package worth over $25,000 and the opportunity to be a teammate to 3-time…

Hawaya Racing and Dragbike School Has Excellent Rockingham Outing

On Tuesday prior to the AMRA final event of the year, the crew of Hawaya Racing headed to “the Rock” in preparation for the Fall Nitro Bike School. In total, 7 riders and 4 crew chiefs/members attended the school, including…

Orient Express NextUp Engine Kill New Feature

The Orient Express NextUp engine kill control module will now include a new feature for semi-auto transmission applications – ZeroKill – which is gear position programmable. ZeroKill is an improvement over the class-leading 20ms kill time offered in the NextUp…