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Larry “Spiderman” McBride Believes He Can Go 270 MPH

In an incredible showcase of speed, Larry “Spiderman” McBride delivered the fastest motorcycle pass in drag racing history on Saturday at Virginia Motorsports Park, making a historic Top Fuel Motorcycle run during the weekend’s Virginia NHRA Nationals. McBride’s spectacular blast…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Shatters Speed Record with 268 MPH NHRA Blast

Drag bike legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride made the most of his first appearance at a NHRA national event in nearly 20 years with the fastest run in the history of motorcycle drag racing at a staggering 268 mph. “It’s kind…

Rockingham Dragway Getting Major Upgrade to Timing System

Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood has announced the latest in a series of upgrades to the venerable Division 2 track: a complete electronic makeover. Through an agreement with Bob Brockmeyer, founder and CEO of Compulink, the existing Compulink scoring and…

Electric Drag Racing Class Added to Summit National Championship Program

Already the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, the NHRA Summit Racing Series is set to grow even more during the 2022 season with the addition of the new electric vehicle (EV) class.   Boasting as…

Orange County Choppers Next Big Project Announced at OCC Bike Night

There is some big Orange County Choppers news and we get it straight from the man himself Paul Teutul Sr. at an entertaining and wild bike night at his new OCC Roadhouse and Museum in the St. Petersburg / Clearwater…

Kenny Koretsky Purchases Maple Grove Raceway

The Koretsky family are now proud owners of a drag strip, as veteran NHRA racer Kenny Koretsky and his family, which includes his sons Kenny Jr. and current Pro Stock driver Kyle, has officially purchased Maple Grove Raceway, which is…

Milan Dragway Joins NHRA Member Track Lineup

 NHRA officials announced Michigan’s Milan Dragway as the latest addition to the NHRA Member Track roster.   Located in Milan, Mich., Milan Dragway is co-owned and operated by Perry Merlo and Harold Bullock.   Merlo and Bullock obtained ownership of…

NHRA to Hold Final Wild Horse Pass National Event in 2023

The final NHRA Arizona Nationals will take place during the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season as Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park finishes its run on the NHRA circuit.   After providing nearly 40 years of drag racing…

Steve Huff Sets New Electric Vehicle Speed Record

March 15th, 2022 at Orlando Speed World Dragway during a private test session, Team Carrell, Huff & Barger became the World’s Fastest electric vehicle in the ¼ mile setting the record at 202.52mph.  This is an increase of the record…

Trick-Tools and White Alligator Racing Partner-Up for Success

Metal fabrication tool and equipment retailing powerhouse Trick-Tools is excited to announce their partnership with Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing (WAR) Pro Stock Motorcycle Team for the 2022 racing season. Trick-Tools made the announcement on social media during the NHRA…

New Electric Speed Record Established

Leading electric dragster racer and cancer survivor Steve Huff left his Seattle, Wash. shop in mid-February with one goal in mind – run over 201.37 mph to take the overall electric speed record.  The first stop was NHRA’s Arizona Nationals…

Don Garlits International Hall of Fame Ceremony, Force Cracks up Crowd

Enjoy some photos from “Big Daddy” Don Garlits 2022 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame ceremony from Gainesville, Fla. In this video, colorful legends Garlits and John Force crack up the crowd. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube…

XDA Pit Bike Policy For 2022

In an effort to keep its racers safe, XDA sent out the following information –  Attention in the Pits… We MUST correct the behavior of the few that are putting the XDA in jeopardy, so that we can continue to…

Nitro Harleys Cancelled for NHRA Gainesville, Could Still Appear This Season

The two-wheel drag racing world was dealt some bad news when Cycledrag announced the Nitro Harley NHRA season-opener, slated for the NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., March 10-13 had been cancelled due to lack of participation. The category has suffered…

Sampey and Krawiec to Race V&H Suzukis, New Role for Hines

Vance & Hines today announced details of its 2022 campaign to earn the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship, with a trio of former NHRA champions leading the charge. Andrew Hines will step up to the role of full-time Crew Chief…

Mecum Las Vegas 2022 Motorcycle Auction Takes January Sales to $239 Million

With January 2022 now in the rearview, Mecum Auctions has once again put its official stamp of unparalleled success into the record books with total sales from the world’s largest collector car auction and the world’s largest motorcycle auction reaching…

Pomona Gets a Fresh New Surface

Racers attending the 62nd Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona will be able to enjoy a freshly ground, polished, and prepped racing surface at the first race of the 2022 NHRA Camping World…

New Logo and Return to MIR Acronym for Maryland International Raceway

Maryland International Raceway is reviving the MIR acronym after Royce Miller’s recent purchase of the famed facility from IRG Sports & Entertainment (IRGSE). For the past five years the facility operated under the MDIR moniker.  This change brings a new…

The Loss of a Nitro Harley Legend, Godspeed Donald “DJ” Johnson

Motorcycle drag racing lost one of its greatest and most colorful and influential tuners and builders of all-time when Donald “DJ” Johnson passed away on Saturday January 15th.  With his signature “Nitro Santa” beard, laid back demeanor and perpetual cigarette…

World’s Largest Vintage Motorcycle Auction Returns to Las Vegas

Since 1992, the global vintage and antique motorcycle community has associated Las Vegas in January with one thing: the annual Mecum motorcycle auction, and this year will be no exception as 1,750 collectible motorcycles cross the auction block at the…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers Come out for Tampa Bay Race Rental Grand Opening

What will happen when average Joes take on NHRA drag racing pros in brand new Ford Mustangs in this fun big money shootout at the launch of Tampa Bay Race Rentals at Showtime Dragstrip in Clearwater, Fla – a spot…

Damon Motors New 170mph HyperFighter Colossus Electric Motorcycle

CES 2022, the premier consumer technology showcase event saw a lot of innovative offerings. Canadian company Damon Motors is not to be left out of the shindig as it showcased its new lineup of super-fast electric motorcycles called the HyperFighter…

New Grudge Series Announced

Cecil Towner has released the dates for a new grudge series coming this year, the Horsepower Hustle.  “I’m really excited for this,” Towner said. “We are going to some great tracks.” March 18-19 / Galot Motorsports April 8-9 / South…

Drag Bike Racing Mourns the Loss of Charlie Prophit

Motorcycle drag racing was dealt a crushing blow with the passing of kind-hearted Pro Mod racer Charlie Profit. Profit fell from his roof and later succumbed to his injuries. On Facebook his wife Virginia Smith Profit wrote, “This was my…

Two Stroke World Record Broken

It’s a two stroke drag bike race gone wrong…and right, that we will never forget. You will see plenty of drag bike fails but you will also see a 2 stroke drag racing world record as the nitrous Kawasaki H2…

A Walk Around PRI 2021

Come with Larry “Spiderman “ McBride and Cycledrag as we take you on a tour of the people, parts, businesses and more of the world’s largest Motorsports trade show, the Performance Racing Industry PRI Show from the Indiana Convention Center.…

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship Gets Global Coverage

Top Fuel Australia has today announced that Burson Auto Parts has agreed to a minimum two year deal to become naming rights partner of the Australian Top Fuel Championship (ATFC). The deal helps boosts the exposure of prominent Australian Top…

Drag Bike Racing Mourns the Loss of Rich Regan

One of the nicest men you could ever meet at the motorcycle drag races was Rich Regan, brother of Man Cup owner Jay Regan. Rich could be often found at the man Cup registration trailer, eager to assist customers in…

Kawasaki to Launch Electric Motorcycle Line

The is some news coming out of Kawasaki that may downright shock you.  At the start of October, Kawasaki officially reformed its motorcycle business—previously called “Kawasaki Heavy Industries Motorcycle & Engine”—into a new company simply called Kawasaki Motors, and now…

MTC’s New Air Assist Clutch Explained

Here Eric Hochstetler of MTC Engineering explains the new Gen 2 air assist clucth that is helping many racers reach new heights. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please…

Watch Andy Simon Shatter Harley Bagger World Record

The great Andy Simon did it again, this time crushing the Harley Davidson Street Bagger drag racing world record with a stunning pass of 7.70 at the All Harley Drag Racing World Finals From Gainesville raceway! Enjoy the sound and…

The Pioneers of Pro Stock Motorcycle: 1973-2000 – Part 2

Motorcycle drag racing journalist John Stein is back with his multi-part series dedicated to the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Click here, if you have not checked out Part 1 yet. It’s great reading. Bob Carpenter In many ways Bob Carpenter…

The Birth of Pro Stock Motorcycle: Part 1

Although not the fastest or loudest or flashiest form of motorcycle drag racing, Pro Stock Motorcycle has nevertheless become synonymous with the sport. News organizations as prestigious as the “New York Times” cover it, and companies as large Fortune 500…

Royce Miller Enters Agreement to Reacquire Maryland International Raceway

The Miller family owned and operated Maryland International Raceway for 25 years, from 1990 to 2014 and then sold the facility to IRG Sports & Entertainment in 2015. Royce stayed on with IRG for the last seven years as the…

Major Announcement on the Future of Harley Bagger Drag Racing

If you are competitor, builder or fan in the Harley Bagger drag racing world check out what Andy Simon Jr, Paul Watson of Lumbee Racing and Bill Rowe of the AHDRA announced in the media suite at Gainesville Raceway. There…

SEMA 2021 – Everything You Need to See

Join us for a VIP behind the scenes look at the 2021 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We speak with Motorsports announcers Ralph Sheheen and Joe Castello about what makes SEMA so special, talk to NHRA Pro…

Harley Pan America Review

As of late Harley Davison has taken some big departures from the norm to held aid slowing motorcycle sales, i.e. the electric Harley Livewire that never seemed to catch on. In this video we explain why Harley got it right…

Sportsman Summit National Championship

It’s an old school Kawasaki KZ drag bike vs. a stretched Suzuki Hayabusa for the NHRA Summit Sportsman drag racing championship from the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The toughest racers in the country are ready to battle for…

George Bryce’s Harley-Davidson “Buck” Runs 9s

This “Buck Wild” Motorcycle drag race from Silver Dollar Motorsports Park has it all – New Builds, All Motor Harley Bagger World Records, Turbo Harley records, Chopper Man drag racing for a title, Hayabusa vs ZX14R, GSXR 1000 vs turbo…

Milestone Weekend For Cycledrag

This weekend’s AHDRA race at Gainesville Raceway, back where it all began, marks a special milestone for Cycledrag. It’s exactly 20 years since I announced my first drag race.     AMA Pro Star President “Scooter” Keith Kizer agreed to…

Wild Grudge Racing at Galot’s Gotham City Bike Fest

It’s a thrilling motorcycle drag racing street racing showdown as the trash taking boys of the Gotham City Bike Fest line up stretched nitrous Hayabusa motorcycles, loud nitrous GSRX 1000 bikes, heavily modified ZX14R, turbo and nitrous Harley Baggers and…

Full Spectrum Power and Rick’s Electrics Save Our Hayabusa

Thank goodness I was right in front of the shop and not 3 hours away when my Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle lost all power. After testing the electrical system the bike’s problem was more extensive than we thought which caused us…

Racing Community Comes Together to Honor Let Jim McClure

It’s a Top Fuel Harley extravaganza from Rockingham Dragway in honor of the late great Jim McClure as it will be Ryan Peery vs. Tracy Kile, Tim Kerrigan vs. Jake Stordeur, Jay Turner vs. Frank Capone and Tii Tharpe vs.…

Tombo’s Soul In The Valley Delivers Exciting Racing

At the Soul in the Valley 2 motorcycle drag racing fest at Thunder Valley Raceway Park outside of Oklahoma City an ultra fast, nitrous Honda Grom called out a Suzuki GSXR 1000 for a grudge race and you will never…

Rob Bush Motorsports Shop Tour

You have got to see the amazing street bike and motorcycle drag racing parts available at Rob Bush Motorsports, 190Hookup.com, and how this shop can help stretch, modify and make your Hayabusa, GSXR 1000, ZX14R, ZX10 and others very fast.…

Remembering Jim McClure – Godfather and Master of the Nitro Harley Dragbike

On Friday, April 2nd, 2004, the heart of Jim McClure stopped beating ending his time on this earth.  Yet his legendary exploits as a Harley Davidson Dragbike fuel bike pilot will live on for all time.  This is the legacy…

Racers and Sponsors Show Out For Cycledrag $10K Shootout

Sometimes a plan truly comes together. It’s special when it all works out, especially when motorcycles are involved.  When a longstanding, early October motorcycle drag race at Martin, Mich.’s US 131 was suddenly left without a promoter fans and racers…

Gen 3 Hayabusa Hits the Drag Strip

If you love Hayabusa motorcycle drag racing, you have found the right video. Come with us to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Ind. as we get a good look at the brand new Gen 3 Suzuki Hayabusa as it goes…

Travis Pastrana Weighs in On State of Motorsports

We catch up with motorcycle and Motorsports legend Travis Pastrana to ask him if he thinks the next generation will keep racing going strong, his biggest accomplishment, how he deals with the pain from the injuries sustained in stunts gone…

Excitement Builds for Cycledrag $10K Shootout, Oct. 2 at US 131

There are about 10-thousand reasons sled and motorcycle drag racers should head to Martin, Mich.’s US 131 Motorsports Park, the weekend of Oct. 2, and it begins with the much-anticipated Cycledrag $10,000 Box and No Box Shootout. In addition to…

Drag Racing Mourns the Loss of Mike Cherry

This week the drag racing community lost a great man, Mike Cherry has either been Drag Racing Bikes himself or helping and supporting his sons Ryan and Herdon along with his grandson’s Johnny and Dawson with their Jr Dragsters Drag…

Stuart Bradbury elected to International Drag Racing Hall of Fame

The Directors of the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame are delighted to announce that the late Stuart Bradbury, our founding chairman, has been elected to membership of the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame, based at the Don Garlits…

Cycledrag and Chris Moore Discuss the Current State of Motorcycle Drag Racing

Join us in Burabank California as Jack Korpela from Cycledrag interview Chris Moore of the Moore Mafia channel about what can be done by flashing a stock ECU on a motorcycle, the current state of drag racing, his controversial disqualification…

Historic Evening For Keystone Raceway Park

Keystone Raceway in sleepy New Alexandria, Pa. is not a track you would ever expect a Top Fuel dragster to run down. The legendary facility, about an hour outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., has seen its share of history, including the…

How Mitch Brown Won The Biggest Top Fuel Race Ever

Most drag racers live by the cliche, “never give up.” Drag Racing is an incredibly challenging sport and the long nights in the garage, the mad thrash in the pits and the expensive broken parts are all reasons to go…

Nigel Patrick on Why Turbos Are Chunking Tires, His Success and Biggest Influence

In this video drag bike racing legend Nigel Patrick gives us a full tour of his amazing, new-age Suzuki Hayabusa Funny Bike, talks about what it means to him to become the fastest guy on the West Coast, gives his…

Chase Van Sant Recovering After Injury at Eddyville Raceway

One of the young, rising stars in the world of motorcycle drag racing, Chase Van Sant, son of Pro Mod great and Trick-Tools owner Bruce Van Sant, was injured on Friday, Aug. 13th at Motorcycle Mania at Eddyville Raceway, in…

Amazing New Starter From Trick Tools

Wait until you see the amazing new, lightweight starter available from Van Sant Racing and Trick-Tools! The days of needing a big heavy starter car are OVER! Hit up Bruce Van Sant and tell him Cycledrag sent you! There are…

John Force Impressed by Top Fuel Motorcycle Show

When even the great John Force is in awe, you know 5 second Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing is in a league of its own. Enjoy this coverage from the Kelly Norwalk Night Under Fire 2021 as the Pingel Top…

Supercharged Nitro Harley Eats Piston

“Nitro is not your friend” is a saying that Top Fuel Harley racers know well for good reason. In this video we go behind the scenes and watch as Bob Bognorio’s Supercharged Nitro Harley blows up and destroys a piston…

Samson’s Baverstock and Klím Partner for Snowmobile Success

Samson Exhaust President Mike Baverstock doesn’t spend all of his time making your American-made V-Twin sound loud and look pretty, he also spends the winter months drag racing snowmobiles in the Snow Outlaws series Pro Extreme 55 class. And when…

Jianna Salinas Helping Make a Difference

Earlier this year, Scrappers Racing and Jianna Salinas learned about a courageous fifteen-year-old girl and her father from the Bay Area. Scott Radabaugh suffered a heart attack at age 43 and recovered from a quadruple bypass surgery. This event led…

Boldly Fighting Cancer, Harley Guru Steve Huff Wins Major Boat Race

A Seattle Drag & Ski hosted event, the Summer Nationals Championship went to SeaTac, Wa resident, electric dragster world record holder and former Nitro Harley pilot Steve Huff in a near photo finish against top competitors in the Pro-Lite Hydroplane…

World’s Fastest FLH Harley Bagger For Sale!

Accomplished motorcycle drag racing veteran Andy Simon shocked the world when he recored the much-anticipated first FLH Frame Harley Bagger 7-second run at Pittsburgh’s Keystone Raceway in May. Simon lowered the mark to a 7.88 at Rockingham Dragway shortly thereafter. …

Sam Wills Shop Tour

Come with us to the high performance motorcycle racing shop in Oklahoma City as we get the full story on how a long-haired Harley loving kid bought the legendary and iconic 1973 Kawasaki Z1 900 and how it helped launch…

First Ever Harley Road Glide vs. Indian Challenger Shootout

The rivalry between the two major motorcycle manufacturers Harley Davidson and Indian has been raging in for years and we will write a new chapter as we line up a 2021 Harley Road Glide with a 114 M8 against a…

Fast Female Harley Racer Climbing the Ranks

Female Harley Davidson Bagger drag racer Crystal Lynch if 187 Cycles is new to motorcycle racing, but wasting no time in overwhelming the male racers with several fast passes and round wins. In this video Crystal describes the sights, sounds…

Harley Davidson Dealer Shootout – NC vs SC

For the first time ever top Harley-Davidson Dealerships from North Carolina and South Carolina will compete for bragging rights and a championship title in this exciting motorcycle drag race. We head to Steve Earwood’s legendary Rockingham Dragway to bring you…

A Top Fuel Motorcycle Race We Will Never Forget

It will go down as one of the most shocking and entertaining Top Fuel Motorcycle races of all-time as Larry “Spiderman” McBride sets a new Top Fuel Nitro Bike world record pre race and goes on to battle one of…

Most Powerful Street Tire Harley Davidsons

The world’s quickest and fastest, street tire Harley Davidson Baggers were ready for some big money grudge racing at Hogs Gone Wild at Keystone Raceway Park in New Alexandria, Pa. We see the world’s first 7-second FLH, 45 degree Harley…

Andy Simon Breaks Harley Bagger 7-Second Barrier

68 Year old Andy Simon made motorcycle drag racing history when he became the first Harley Bagger drag racer to reach the 7 second zone on his 45-degree, FLH frame V-twin at round No. 3 of Hogs Gone Wild at…

Nitro Harley vs. Turbo Hayabusa Rivalry Takes Center Stage in Cali

It’s a battle to see who has the fastest drag bike on the West Coast as the Nitro Harley, Turbo Suzuki Hayabusa, Nitrous Pro Mod Suzuki GS and Turbo Kawasaki KZ motorcycle drag racing combinations meet in a winner take…

Amazing V-Twins Invade All Harley World Shootout

Enjoy the fastest, most incredible Harley Davidson drag bikes we could in South Carolina at Lumbee Racing’s All Harley World Shootout from Darlington Dragway in South Carolina. In this video we see nitrous Harleys hit top speed, Baggers drag race,…

First 200 MPH African American Drag Bike Racer Sets New Goal

Join us in the shop of motorcycle drag racing legend Tommy “Tombo” Bolton who became the first African American drag bike racer to eclipse 200 mph in 1990. About 30 years later, the 61 year old drag bike legend aims…

Behind Closed Doors With World’s Fastest Harley Street Bike

Come with us to GMS Racing in Uniontown, Pa., home of the world’s quickest and fastest street tire Harley Davidson motorcycles as owner Gregg Dahl takes us behind closed doors to uncover what it really takes to make a Harley…

Career Best Speed For Dave Vantine to Open Season

Perennial Top Fuel Motorcycle championship contender Dave Vantine continued his meteoric rise to the pinnacle of the sport with an empathic season debut at the Man Cup MTC Nationals from South Georgia Motorsports Park, April 30-May-2, where Vantine and his…

No Problem Raceway Hires Nelson and Marla Hoyos

Longtime South Georgia Motorsports Park managers Nelson and Marla Hoyos have been named the new General Management team to No Problem Raceway. “Nelson and Marla bring an impressive racing and track operation resume. They have experience overseeing mega events like…

Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Reaches $17.5 Million in Overall Sales

The 30th anniversary return of the Mecum Las Vegas Vintage & Antique Motorcycle Auction was held this past weekend, April 28 through May 1, and results were strong for the event that has long held status as the world’s largest…

Inside The World’s Largest Motorcycle Auction

The 2021 Mecum Motorcycle auction was closed to most to due restrictions and guidelines, but fret not because Jack Korpela of Cycledrag will take you on a VIP tour of the world’s largest and most impressive vintage and modern motorcycle…

NHRA Announces Electric Drag Racing Class for 2022

NHRA has announced the creation of an all-new electric vehicle (EV) racing class that will join the NHRA Summit Series in 2022.   For decades, NHRA’s Member Tracks have seen EVs, hybrids, and alternative-energy vehicles use their racetracks as a…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Undergo Double Knee Replacement Surgery

After more than two decades of dominance on the drag strip, it’s clear there is not much that can slow down the world’s quickest and fastest motorcycle drag racer Larry “Spiderman” McBride. Unfortunately there is one thing the 20-time champ…

Full Pit Report from NHRA Vegas 4 Wide Nationals

It’s round number 2 of the 2021 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship chase and we are poised to take you inside the pit areas of all the top motorcycle drag racers to explore the strange low number of entries for…

Bates Leathers Tour

Join us for a quick look at a company who has been keeping racers safe for decades, Bates Leathers! We catch up with Dana and Dawn Grindle! We may even see the actual Terminator jacket Arnold Schwarzenegger wore in T2.…

Alabama’s Capital City Motorsports Parks Signs on as NHRA Track

NHRA announced today that Capital City Motorsports Park has signed on as the newest NHRA member track in the NHRA Southeast Division. Located in Montgomery, Alabama, Capital City Motorsports Park is overseen by owner Ben Willis. Willis and his team…

Vance & Hines Introduces New V-Twin Pro Stock Motorcycle Engine

Performance product maker Vance & Hines today announced the launch of a new 160-cubic-inch V-Twin motor for use in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing. The motor is specifically designed for use with the NHRA-approved Buell 1190RX bodywork. This is…

Classic Drag Racing to be Held at the AHRMA Classic MotoFest® in the Heartland

The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) in association with Luke’s Racecraft confirmed it will host the 1st Inaugural Classic Drags at the AHRMA Classic MotoFest®. The event will take place Saturday, May 29th at the world class NHRA sanctioned…

1st Ever Harley vs. Sportbike Shootout at Hogs Gone Wild

For the first time ever Hogs Gone Wild motorcycle drag racing lined up 8 of the best Harley drag racers to face off with 8 of the best sportbike racers until only one winner emerged. You will see Bagger, Hayabusa,…

World’s Fastest Two Stroke Garage Tour

Get the inside information and real secret behind the world’s quickest and fastest naturally aspirated two stroke motorcycle, the immaculate, custom Kawasaki H2 750 triple drag bike of Bill Baxter of Ovilla, Texas. In this video we show you some…

The Taj Mahal of Motorcycle History – Barber Motorsports Museum

Some of the most amazing motorcycles you have ever seen reside at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Ala. From classic drag bikes like the two stroke H2 750 of Dave Schultz and Paul Gast, the classic NHRA Pro…

Angelle Sampey Becomes First 200 MPH PSM Suzuki Racer

Three-time NHRA champion Angelle Sampey talks about what the first NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Suzuki pass means to her and explains how she did it on her new Vance & Hines Four-Valve. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube…

Jimmy “Hulk” Brantley Reloading for Top Fuel Motorcycle Return

Please join us in welcoming back the second man to put a Top Fuel Motorcycle in the five second zone, “The Hulk” Jimmy Brantley. We catch up with Jimmy and team Larry “Spiderman” McBride as the team prepares to transport…

Nitro Harley Racing Gone Wrong

In Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing there is an old adage “Nitro is not your friend.” They cliche is proven true in this ugly early season Nitro Harley session as we see several motorcycle drag racing fails and even a…

Behind the Scenes at the NHRA Gatornationals

Come on this motorcycle drag racing journey as we take you behind the scenes in the Pro Stock Motorcycle and Top Fuel Harley classes at the 2021 NHRA Gatornationals from Gainesville Raceway. The big stories are Vance & Hines new…

Pingel Backing AHDRA Modified in ‘21

Bill Rowe’s “new” AHDRA has gained a new sponsor and it’s one of the most legendary names in motorcycle performance—Pingel—who’ve decided to hook their wagon to the Modified class. “I’m really thrilled to have Wayne and Donna Pingel, and their…

Mike Chongris Returns Home and Continues Miraculous Comeback

Miracles happen.  It was a true joy hearing Mike Chongris’ voice on speaker phone while he was returning from a doctor’s appointment with his brother Jim.  Anyone who was present at South Georgia Motorsports Park, Nov. 22, and watched Chongris…

More Information on New Suzuki Hayabusa

The third-generation Hayabusa, sporting a sharper design and more will soon hit the U.S.The new model will be first launched in Europe (by the end of February), followed by the Japanese and North American market. “When considering the Hayabusa, two…

When Tires Fail at 200 MPH

For veteran drag bike racer Terry Schweigert, he had no idea he was about to encounter the most horrifying weekend of his drag racing career when his turbo charged Funny Bike nearly crashed several times due to tire failures. In…

Secrets of How Top Fuel Motorcycles are Made

Join us in the speed shop of Top Fuel Motorcycle world record holder and 20-time drag racing champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride as he shows us how he and his brother make Top Fuel Nitro Bikes, shows us the latest builds…

NHRA PSM Racer Chris Bostick Talks Four-Valve Head

Get a close look at the fast men and women of the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class as they bring their naturally aspirated, 200 mph v-twin and four cylinder drag bikes to a much different, heavily glued South Georgia Motorsports…

Nitro Harley Legends Bill and Armon Furr Tell All

The race to become the first five-second v-twin Nitro Harley racer is heating up so we wanted to check with the first msn to put a Top Fuel Harley Davidson Motorcycle in the 6-second zone, the great Bill Furr of…