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XDA Bike Fest Video Coverage

Enjoy some video coverage and photos from the XDA Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 27-29. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and more will…

XDA Dragbike Racers Bring the Heat to Bike Fest

This past weekend it wasn’t the weather gods that brought the heat to Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) for the 18th annual WPGC Bike Fest, it was the racers that showed up with their best tune-ups ready for serious competition. With…

XDA Starts 2018 Season by Shattering Records

The long-awaited debut of the Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) and the return of the Millers to motorcycle drag racing finally arrived this past weekend at Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR). Armed with an elite staff and the best track prep in…

Dale Hamilton Dominates the Rock’s IDBL World Finals

Fog Forces Four to Split the Big Money; Litten, Teasley Among Other Winners Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood called the IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5, the best all-motorcycle race the Rock has seen in more than 15 years. Hundreds of…

Conditions Perfect for IDBL World Finals

With picture-perfect conditions forecasted throughout the weekend, it’s the perfect opportunity to get those drag bikes cranked up one last time this season at the International Drag Bike League (IDBL) World Finals on Nov. 3-5 at Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway.  …

MPS $10,000 Bracket Race to be part of IDBL World Finals Weekend

Calling All Drag Bike Racers: Don’t miss the opportunity to compete in the richest race of the year with the biggest purse of the year, the $10,000-to-win MPS High-Stakes Bracket Race, at the International Drag Bike League (IDBL) World Finals…

Records and Personal Bests Expected to Fall as Pro Street Racers Gather for Exciting Weekend at IDBL World Finals at the Rock

How quick will the popular Orient Express Pro Street Bikes go in the cool November air at the IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5? Several racers expect to leave this event with a new personal best and a new ranking on…

IDBL Tournament of Champions Standings Heading Into World Finals, Nov. 3-5 at Rockingham Dragway

IDBL Tournament of Champions!   On Sunday November 5th at Rockingham Dragway we will hold our Tournament of Champions to crown Pro ET and Street ET season champs. To qualify you must have won a Pro ET or Street ET…

DME Nationals at Rockingham Dragway: a Historical event Builds Excitement for IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5

The Man Cup 2017 DME Nationals, held at Rockingham Dragway, September, 23-24 2017, was a historical event to be sure.  The race was full of great side-by-side drag racing at a first class racing facility and the on track performance…

Record-Breaking IDBL Fall Nationals Moves to World Finals, Nov. 3-5 at the Rock

Overcast conditions helped produce record-setting runs at the International Drag Bike League (IBDL) DME Fall Nationals held at Maryland International Raceway last weekend. However, those conditions also produced rain late Sunday, meaning eliminations in four divisions – the Orient Express $10,000-to…

IDBL Fall Nationals Moves to World Finals, Nov. 3-5 at the Rock

If racers and fans of Maryland International Raceway have learned one thing it’s never trust the forecast. In the week leading up to the IDBL DME Fall Nationals presented by All-State the weatherman showed little hope of getting any racing…

IDBL Fall Nationals Motorcycle Poised to be a Record-Breaker this Weekend at Maryland International Raceway

Calling all racers and fans of incredibly fast, high performance motorcycles, do not miss what is likely to be a record-breaking event, The IDBL DME Fall Nationals, this weekend, Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International Raceway.  A great weekend forecast in…

IDBL Bike Fest Sets Up Huge Nitro Harley and Pro Fuel Dragbike Race, Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International Raceway

Who will be the IDBL’s first Trim-Tex Nitro Harley champion?  We will find out in the cool autumn air, Oct. 6-8, at Maryland International Raceway at the popular DME Fall Nationals. This epic and thrilling race is one not to be…

Chip Ellis to Enter $10K IDBL Pro Street Battle Royale, Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International Raceway

Many of the top motorcycle drag racers in the world assemble at Maryland International Raceway in the Fall for the grand, $10,000-to win Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale. For this year’s fifth annual race, Oct. 6-8, successful team owner…

A Big Weeknd for Rockingham Dragway Builds Excitement for IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5

In the wake of last weekend’s ManCup Fall Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, track owner Steve Earwood admitted that he was both amused and confused by suggestions that his track “was back” after Niki “Niki Zak” Zakrzewski, Rodney Williford and Larry…

IDBL to Host Grayson Motorsports “Racing for Ribbons” Breast Cancer Fundraiser, Oct. 6-8 at MDIR

In honor of October’s breast cancer awareness month, the IDBL (International Drag Bike League) is proud to announce the creation of the Grayson Motorsports “Racing for Ribbons” fundraiser to be held at the DME Fall Nationals Oct. 6-8 at Maryland…

Gigantic IDBL Pro Mod Championship Race Moves to Rockingham World Finals, Nov. 3-5

The inaugural IDBL Pro Mod championship chase just got even bigger. After a competitive and successful IDBL debut at the WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30, the championship chase moves to the crisp November air of Rockingham Dragway…

IDBL “Paint The 1/4 Pink” Means Green for Cancer Patients

In its fifth year, the International Drag Bike League’s “Paint the 1/4 Pink” program raised over $7,000 to support those who have suffered from cancer.   “Paint the 1/4 Pink” was part of the IDBL’s Bike Fest on July 28-30.…

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Pro Eliminations Video Broadcast

Below you can relive the record-setting IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30. The outstanding coverage from MotormaniaTV features Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine’s world record-run in Pingel and APE Top Fuel, along with exciting action from…

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Shatters Records, Quickest Side-by-Side Run in Dragbike History Recorded

The International Drag Bike League’s premier event, the WPGC Bike Fest lived up to its year-long hype with multiple record-setting performances. Thousands of racers, riders and fans packed Maryland International Raceway to produce one of the biggest motorcycle drag races…

Maryland Dragbike Fest Aiming to Break Records and Raise Money for Breast Cancer

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) invades Maryland International Raceway this weekend, July 28-30, hoping to smash records and raise money for those suffering from breast cancer.  With world-famous bike builder Paul Teutul Sr. from television’s Orange County Choppers (OCC)…

Everything You Need to Know About the Gigantic, Can’t-Miss IDBL WPCG Bike Fest, July 28-30 at MDIR

We are quickly approaching what has become one of the largest motorcycle races and festivals of the year – the much, anticipated IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway (MDIR), July 28-30.  This page is designed to provide you…

Paul Teutul Sr. and Orange County Choppers to Take Part in IDBL Bike Fest, July 30 at Maryland International Raceway

He entertained millions on his hit reality show and even sat in the board room with President Trump. Now he’s on his way to one of the biggest motorcycle drag races and festivals of the year. The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud…

IDBL Tech Official Will King Issues Reminder for 600 Supersport Racers – Fuel Protocol

One of the most exciting and competitive classes in all of drag racing makes its return to the sport for the first time in more than a decade July 28-30 at the IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway .…

International Drag Bike League (IDBL) to Raise Money for those Battling Breast Cancer with All-Female Race, July 28-30

Racing for a good cause – it’s time to once again Paint the Quarter Pink! One of the world’s largest all-motorcycle drag races/festivals, the International Drag Bike League (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30, will again…

International Drag Bike League (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest To Include Huge Bike Show July 30th

The largest all-motorcycle drag racing event in the world keeps getting bigger and better.   The famous International Drag Bike League (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway on July 28-30, to be broadcast on ESPN3, will now include…

IDBL Claims Quickest Pro Street Run at Record-Breaking MTC Summer Nationals

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is again home to the world’s quickest Pro Street drag bike pass after last weekend’s record-breaking MTC Summer Nationals at Maryland International Raceway. Orient Express Pro Street racers Rodney Williford and Richard Gadson made…

New IDBL Pro ET and Street ET Rule Gives Riders More Opportunities to Win

In the International Drag Bike League’s (IDBL) ultra-competitive Shinko Pro ET and Lady Law Street ET categories, a rider is now permitted to enter up to two separate entries. Each motorcycle must be uniquely numbered, corresponding to each respective tech card.…

Rain Postpones IDBL Pingel Spring Nationals – MTC Summer Nationals, May 18-21, to Host Three, $3,000 to-win Pro ET Races!

A dismal forecast, providing little chance of racing, has forced the postponement of the IDBL season-opening Pingel Spring Nationals from Maryland International Raceway, April 21-23. The Weather Channel has forecasted rain for each of the three days of the event,…

Exciting IDBL Championship Set to Begin at this Weekend’s 20th Annual Pingel Spring Nationals

It’s time! The bitter winter has come to an end and spring is again ushering in the promise of tire smoke and record-shattering motorcycle drag racing action on the East Coast. The nation’s largest all-motorcycle drag racing series, the Mickey…

MTC Summer Nationals, May 18-21, Shaping Up To Be One of The Biggest IDBL Races Ever

The MTC Summer Nationals on May 18-21 at Maryland International Raceway is the season-opening race for the International Drag Bike League (IDBL) championship points chase. For ET racers, there are more chances to win than ever before. The recommendation is…

MPS Sponsoring $10K IDBL Bracket Race and Preparing for an Exciting Year of Dragbike Racing

Motorcycle Performance Specialties continues to support motorcycle drag racers with its sponsorship programs and “Private Label” contingency program.  The Manufacturers Cup, the NHDRO, and the Southeast Dragbike Racers Series will all continue to feature the MPS Pro ET Series in…

IDBL Pro Street Tire Rule Revision

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) announced today a rule revision in the Pro Street category for the 2017 season. The adjustment allows riders to use any DOT approved front or rear tire.  Previously only two rear tires were approved…

IDBL Announces Pro Stock Motorcycle Testing Takeover at MDIR’s MTC Summer Nationals May 19-21

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the creation of the Pro Stock Motorcycle testing takeover – a fun-for-all celebration of the sport of motorcycle drag racing.   All Pro Stock Motorcycle racers and crews, past and present,…

IDBL Announces the Addition of Two New Categories to the Tour’s Two Biggest Events

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the addition of two new categories to the tour’s two biggest events, the WPGC Bike Fest, July 28-30and the DME Fall Nationals Oct. 6-8, both taking place at beautiful Maryland…

IDBL Real Street Category Rule Revisions; $5,000 to Win Race

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) announces rule revisions in the Real Street category for the 2017 season. The adjustment is specifically for the all-motor category in an effort to maintain parity and give more wheelbase to heavier riders. “DME…

2017 IDBL Schedule, a Thrilling, Five-Race, East Coast Championship Chase

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) announced today the 2017 season schedule. The 2017 tour will include five events with four taking place at its flagship location, Maryland International Raceway (MDIR), and the addition of a race at Rockingham Dragway.…

Tony Ficher Catches IDBL’s Pro Street Dragbike Battle Royale

Tony Ficher was in the final of the very first Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale—the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL)’s $10,000-to-win race for the world’s quickest streetbikes. And even though Ficher and the Eric Paquette-built-and-tuned…

IDBL DME Fall Nationals 2016 Video Highlights

Congratulations to all of the 2016 IDBL champions and thank you to everyone who took part in what was a memorable season. Enjoy some video highlights from the DME Fall Nationals and Pro Street Battle Royale at Maryland International Raceway,…

Rickey Gadson Invites you to the IDBL DME Fall Nationals, Oct 7-9 at Maryland International Raceway

Motorcycle drag racing legend and multi-time champion Rickey Gadson invites you to the IDBL DME Fall Nationals, featuring the Pro Street Battle Royale, at Maryland International Raceway, Oct. 7-9!

IDBL Top Fuel Match Race and $10,000 to Win Pro Street Battle Royale Confirmed Riders

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) polishes off its 2016 season with the DME Fall Nationals at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) on October 8-9, 2016. In addition to deciding champions in all classes, the Fall Nationals…

Joey Gladstone, Dustin Lee Double at Hot Maryland IDBL Dragbike Race

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) raced for the first time ever at its home base of Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) during the month of September, but the weather was pure July-August! At least it was…

IDBL MetalScorpio East Coast Nationals Pro Street Final – Joey Gladstone vs. Michael Bayes

Enjoy final round Pro Street action from the IDBL MetalScorpio East Coast Nationals from Maryland International Raceway, Sept. 9-11. Multi-time Pro Street champion, fresh off his U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle appearance, Joey Gladstone of team DME takes on the…

Ah, September Dragbike Racing in Maryland for IDBL

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) races for the first time ever at its home base of Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) during the beautiful month of September. The inaugural MetalScorpio East Coast Nationals scream down the…

IDBL’s Bike Fest Hotter Than Usual

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League’s™ (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest is always known for it’s good times and stirring performances in the summer heat at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR). With everything from DC’s hottest live music, custom…

WPGC Bike Fest Ready to Rock MDIR

The nation’s biggest motorcycle drag racing and culture event has one-upped its game. The always mega-huge WPGC Bike Fest will feature ear-splitting, eye-burning nitro bikes in full-on competition for the first time—not just a match race. It’s the Mickey Thompson…

DME Dragbike Racing Tames MDIR

Winston-Salem’s DME Racing—and indeed everyone on track at the International Drag Bike League’s recent MTC Engineering Summer Nationals—were dealt a tricky racing surface to manage. A recent repaving from 330 feet on of Maryland International Raceway’s quarter mile caused the…

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Shaping Up to be Biggest Yet! July 29-31 Maryland International Raceway

Please make your plans now to be apart of history! The IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 29-31 will have a little something for everyone. All motorcycle clubs are welcome. Please spread the word. See you there!

Ostrowski and Lee Double at IDBL MTC Summer Nationals

Two of the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL)’s most active sportsman racers were the big news of the MTC Engineering Summer Nationals on June 24-26 at Maryland International Raceway. Long Island’s Mike Ostrowski and Dustin “Bring Biscuits” Lee…

IDBL Dragbike Racing Back on Black

After a disappointing rainout in May, the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) returns to action with the MTC Engineering Summer Nationals on June 24-26. And Maryland International Raceway’s new smooth, black asphalt back half that the bikes barely…

New Grandstands at Maryland International Raceway add to the Spectator Experience

The capital improvements continue at Maryland International Raceway as new grandstands have been installed on the spectator side of the drag strip. The new seating has stunning views of the on-track action, holds 5,000 people, and includes a section specifically…

MetalScorpio Named IDBL’s Inaugural East Coast Nationals Event Title Sponsor

The Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League ™ (IDBL) proudly announces MetalScorpio as the official event title sponsor for the inaugural East Coast Nationals slated for September 9-11 at Maryland International Raceway ™ (MDIR). The MetalScorpio East Coast…

Despite Herculean Effort by IDBL Staff, Rain Takes the Win at MDIR

The Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL)’s Inaugural Dragbike.com All-Star Shootout was cancelled due to persistent wet weather that plagued the East Coast.   Since the event was canceled, Friday’s qualifying was a moot point—other than proving that MDIR’s…

Inaugural Dragbike.com All-Star Shootout is a “Go” at Maryland International Raceway

A bonus Pro Qualifying session has been added to the schedule The second Mickey Thompson Performance Tires International Drag Bike League (IDBL) event of the season will continue as planned on May 20 – 22, 2016. IDBL president Jack Korpela…

Record-Breaking IDBL Show Back on Fresh Asphalt

As if the record-breaking tarmac at Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR) wasn’t good enough, IRG Sports + Entertainment (IRGSE) has replaced the 16 year old asphalt portions of the track since the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) ran there…

That .70s Show for DME Dragbike Racing

Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based DME Racing LOVES Maryland International Raceway in April. The team, with rider Joey Gladstone on the Vance&Hines-sponsored, turbocharged Suzuki Hayabusa known as “Black Betty,” ran stunning new records of 6.720 and 221 mph at MDIR in April…

IDBL Busts Open with Pro Street Records

The finest two-wheel racing surface and most organized staff are a given when the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL) brings the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series to Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR). But when unanticipated rain and an…

IDBL Motorcycle Drag Racing Launching Hard into 2016

The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series kicks off its 2016 season April 22-24 at Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR) with the Pingel Spring Nationals—opener of the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League™ (IDBL).   Huge fields of the world’s quickest…

New Sponsor for the International Dragbike League (IDBL)

The International Drag Bike League ™ (IDBL) proudly announces MetalScorpio as the newest associate sponsor for the 2016 IDBL season. “We are excited to have Wilson Vasquez and MetalScorpio on board this season as an associate sponsor,” said Rick Lindner,…

Updated 2016 IDBL Schedule; Future Growth Plans for 2017

The nation’s largest motorcycle drag racing series, International Drag Bike League (IDBL), kicks off its 2016 season in two short months at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) on April 22 – 24. 2016 IDBL Schedule April 22 – 24 Maryland International…

IDBL Will Not Visit Atco in 2016

IRGSE’s  (owners of the IDBL) Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers and CEO Chris Lencheski informed Cycledrag.com that he just got word from Atco track owner Len Capone Sr., that the IDBL will be unable to host the Orient Express…

IRGSE CEO says Jason Miller turned down IDBL President Role, says Series will Experience Unprecedented Growth

Last week Cycledrag.com broke news of the potential departure of longtime and popular MIROCK/IDBL promoter Jason Miller from the successful, Mechanicsville, Md.-based dragbike series.  A press release from IRGSE, the IDBL’s parent company and owners of the IHRA, quickly followed…

The IDBL’s Uncertain Future, Jason Miller Gone from the Series?

News broke earlier this week about Jason and Chris Miller departing their longtime home, Maryland International Raceway for a new venture called Miller Brothers Productions. The Miller brothers had worked under their father, longtime MDIR owner Royce Miller for more…

Refresher – Royce Miller’s Statement on Sale of MIR and Update on MIROCK (IDBL) from 2014

From Royce to All MIR Racers, Sponsors, Fans and Staff I am excited to report that the Miller family and Maryland International Raceway has “hitched our wagon” to the fastest growing motorsports group in the country, the IRG Sports +…

A Look Back at the Demise of Outlaw Pro Street Dragbikes and Jason Miller’s Controversial Call

Being a race promoter can call for making some tough decisions that don’t always sit well with racers. Longtime MIROCK and IDBL promoter Jason Miller, now of Miller Brothers Productions found this out many times. Some decisions Miller had to…

2016 IDBL Rulebook Posted

The 2016 IDBL Rulebook has been posted for all classes The “Proposed Draft” of the Pro Street and Real Street rulebooks have also been posted for PST and RST racers to review, and will be finalized on 02/05/16 once racers…

IDBL 2016 Schedule

Make your plans to be a part of the 2016 IDBL season.

DME Pro Street Three-peat Third Straight Pro Street Championship, Battle Royale

If there were any doubts that Winston-Salem, North Carolina based DME Racing had a firm grasp on the world’s quickest streetbikes of Orient Express Pro Street, they were put to rest once again at the International Drag Bike League’s DME…

IDBL Battle Royale to Angela, Championships to Many

The two-week delay—caused by Hurricane Joaquin—of the Mickey Thompson Tires International Drag Bike League’s 23rd annual DME Racing Fall Nationals and Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale, may have dropped Maryland International Raceway’s temperatures to bone-chilling, but the pre-Halloween on-track…

IDBL DME Racing Fall Nationals Rescheduled to Oct. 16-18th, Malloy Replaces Turner

Due to the weather the IDBL 23rd annual DME Racing Fall Nationals has been rescheduled to October 16-18, 2015 at Maryland International Raceway. The Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale, and all other IDBL classes including the Tournament of Champions…

Championships and Battle Royale Share IDBL Spotlight at MDIR

The Mickey Thompson Tires International Drag Bike League returns home to Maryland International Raceway to wrap up its 2015 season with what promises to be it’s largest racer participation event of the year—the 23rd annual DME Racing Fall Nationals and…

IDBL Tournament of Champions Ladders

The Shinko Tires Pro E.T. Tournament of Champions race and the Brock’s Performance Street E.T. Tournament of Champions race will both be placed on a ladder. First round eliminations of the T.O.C. will start at 6pm on Saturday Night, October…

IDBL DME Real Street Rule Revision

DME Racing Real Street Rule Revision. Effective Immediately for DME Racing Fall Nationals. 235 lbs. and up weight row added to chart for nitrous bikes/liter bikes: http://www.raceidbl.com/rulebook/2015_idbl_rulebook_realstreet.pdf

Nitro Harley Racer Jay “Bulldog” Turner Steps in for McBride at IDBL Finals

Top Fuel Harley rider and current IHRA Nitro Harley points leader; Jay “The Bulldog” Turner of North Carolina is stepping in to fill Larry “The Spiderman” McBride’s shoes and match race against Dave Vantine at the 23rd Annual IDBL Fall…

40 Riders Confirmed for IDBL Battle Royale

40 riders are now confirmed for the Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale at Maryland International Raceway on October 2-4 during the 23rd annual DME Racing Fall Nationals! Confirmed Riders: 1- Drew Tolliver – Ilinois – Hayabusa – Turbo 2-…

IDBL Weathers Atco Drama

Plagues of rain and fire—along with hordes of high-horsepower motorcycles yearning to be freed—could not deter the Mickey Thompson Tires International Drag Bike League from completing the 46th annual Orient Express Motorcycle U.S. Nationals at New Jersey’s historic and bike-friendly…

Motorcycle Clubs to Clash in Dragbike Race at Atco’s U.S. Nationals

With the hopes of keeping a long-standing tradition going where motorcycle clubs can have some friendly competition on the drag strip, Club Clash 2015 will take place at the IDBL U.S. Nationals from Atco, NJ, Sept. 11-13. Bracket Race Information…

Orient Express Motorcycle U.S. Nationals Rolls into Atco Dragway for the 46th Time

The Mickey Thompson Tires IDBL Series heads North to Atco Dragway in New Jersey for the historic 46th annual Orient Express Motorcycle U.S. Nationals on September 11-13, 2015.   The Orient Express Motorcycle U.S. Nationals will feature a special 5-second,…

Dunigan Racing Adds $1,000 Bonus to IDBL Top Fuel Purse

Dave Dunigan of Dunigan Racing announced he is posting a $1,000 Cash Bonus to the winner of the 3 out of 4 Top Fuel Match Race between Larry “The Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine at the 46th annual Orient Express…

The 46th Annual IDBL U.S. Motorcycle Nationals about to Hit Atco, NJ.

The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—the Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League—follows up the monster WPGC Bike Fest event by hitting the road to New Jersey’s historic and bike-friendly Atco Dragway for the 46th annual Orient Express Motorcycle U.S.…

Mummert and Gadson Win Maryland, Run 6.89 at Indy

Bike owner Brad Mummert, rider Richard Gadson, and their crew brought their crowd favorite Pro Street motorcycle to the IDBL’s 2015 WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway, as they’d done many times before. But this time was different—very different.…

IDBL’s WPGC Bike Fest Blows Up Big

Maryland International Raceway’s 15th annual WPGC Bike Fest on July 24-26 blew all previous iterations of this always-big event right out of the water. It was Bike Fest on steroids as the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—the Mickey Thompson…

IDBL Pro Street and Real Street Rules Draft Revisions

IDBL promoter Jason Miller writes – The Pro Street and Real Street rulebooks from time to time need to be revised to maintain parity in competition. We have drafted some small revisions mid-season to maintain parity that our racers and…

Big Entries, Big Motorcycle Drag Racing Wins at MDIR

Jason Miller’s Mickey Thompson International Drag Bike League— the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—continues to grow at a phenomenal rate, with each event drawing significantly more entries than in previous years. Traditionally a smaller event on the IDBL schedule,…

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…

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…

Opening IDBL Dragbike Round a Knockout

Moving with the skill and agility of a prizefighter (but without the $100 PPV charge), Jason Miller’s Maryland International Raceway crew bobbed and weaved around unexpected showers, covered up against the ropes during the forecast overnight rain, then delivered a…

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…

McIntosh Machine and Fabrication Backs IDBL

McIntosh Machine & Fabrication has signed on as a contingency sponsor with the IDBL! McIntosh Machine & Fabrication builds many of the top level Orient Express Pro Street bikes in the class, including the World’s Quickest Pro Street bike ridden…

World Wide Bearings Backs IDBL

Worldwide Bearings has signed on once again as a contingency sponsor with the IDBL! Worldwide Bearings has been a contingency sponsor since the program started nearly 10 years ago. Worldwide Bearings is paying $100 to win and $50 to runner-up…

MPS Pays to Win in the IDBL

Motorcycle Performance Specialties is proud to announce a special contingency program for the International Drag Bike League. MPS will pay $50 to win and $25 to runner-up in every class! We will pay on any MPS product that is visible…

HTP Performance Backs IDBL

HTP Performance has signed on once again as an Associate Sponsor with the IDBL! HTP Performance has been a loyal supporter of the IDBL for years and continues to show their support to our racers. Be sure to check them…

Bates Leathers Backs IDBL

Bates Leathers has signed on once again as an Associate Sponsor with the IDBL! Bates Leathers has been a loyal sponsor of the IDBL for years and continues to show their support to our racers. Be sure to check them…

APE Trac King Clutches Backs IDBL Top Sportsman

Trac King Clutches / APE is continuing their long time support of the Trac King Clutches Top Sportsman class, and is the longest running sponsor of the class. Top Sportsman is a sportsman class designed for the quickest Pro E.T.…

DME Sponsors IDBL Fall Nationals and Real Street

DME Racing is continuing to step up their support in the IDBL! DME Racing is now the title sponsor of the 23rd annual DME Racing Fall Nationals on October 2-4, 2015 at Maryland International Raceway. The DME Racing Fall Nationals draws…

WPGC to Again Sponsor IDBL Bike Fest

WPGC has been a loyal sponsor and marketing partner with the WPGC Bike Fest for an amazing 15 years in a row, and they are back once again with the IDBL as the title sponsor of the 15th WPGC Bike…

Pingel to Sponsor 18th IDBL Spring Nationals

Pingel has came on board with the IDBL as the title sponsor of the 18th Pingel Spring Nationals. Pingel Enterprise, Inc., has been a manufacturer and distributor of high quality motorcycle performance parts for street and drag since 1967. Pingel…

Guaranteed Purses at IDBL for 2015

The Mickey Thompson Tires IDBL Series is pleased to announce that our purses will be guaranteed for all classes, and each IDBL event has a purse that exceeds $33,000! The Orient Express Pro Street class will now be competing for…

2015 Ducati Preview Tour Stops At Hudson Valley Motorcycles in Ossining, NY

Hudson Valley Motorcycles, your source for Ducati Motorcycles in Westchester, New York, is honored to have been chosen to participate in the 2015 Ducati Preview Tour! As one of a limited number of stops in the region, Hudson Valley Motorcycles…