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NHRA Releases Revised Top Fuel Harley Schedule

After announcing a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event schedule yesterday, NHRA officials announced today the schedule for the Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series. The revised schedule will consist of 10 total events for the…

Norwalk Cancels Its Season

Bill Bader Jr. of Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio shared the following on social media – While planning what was to be a standout season of racing at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, the Coronavirus hit. Our country…

NHRA Returns With Two Indianapolis Events in July, Updated Schedule

NHRA Drag Racing will return to the world stage in a major way in mid-July, relaunching its Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and associated programs with events on back-to-back weekends at famed Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. The two events…

Travis Davis Wins Season-Opening PDRA East Coast Nationals

A two-month delay was worth the wait for PDRA’s Travis Davis, as he opened the 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season with a victory on his nitrous Suzuki.  The Pro Nitrous Motorcycle class had an unusually small field, with…

Travis Davis Leads First-Round Winners of Rain-Shortened Saturday at PDRA East Coast Nationals

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) was in the middle of professional class eliminations at the East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech when a lengthy oildown and popup rain shower halted the action Saturday night. The race is slated to…

Norwalk Night Under Fire 2020 Canceled

Adding to what has been a tremendously disappointing year for motorsports fans, Cycledrag has learned Bill Bader of Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio has made the difficult decision to cancel one of the biggest independent drag races in the…

Friday Qualifying Rained Out at PDRA East Coast Nationals

Thunderstorms and rain showers kept racers in the pits Friday at the season-opening Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. Race officials called off the day’s qualifying sessions later in the evening.…

XDA is On, MDIR Granted Permission to Race Without Spectatos

Maryland International Raceway has finally been granted permission by the St. Mary’s County Health Department to open and we thank them for working with us. XDA will officially kick off the season with the FuelTech Superbike Showdown at MDIR on…

XDA Set To Open Season June 19 – 21

The XDA heads back to Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland for the 3rd annual FuelTech Superbike Showdown on June 19-21,2020! The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that run speeds over 230 mph in only 6-seconds!…

PDRA to Kick Off 2020 Season at East Coast Nationals

Almost two full months after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) 2020 season opener, the all-eighth-mile series is set to get back to racing at the East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech this…

Remembering Motorcycle Legend William “Bill” Whisenant

Cycledrag.com thanks contributor Adam Weege for submitting this heartfelt tribute on a true innovator of motorcycle racing. Godspeed Bill Whisenant. As most of you have heard by now William “Bill” Whisenant passed away last Thursday due to health complications. If…

PDRA Releases Seven-Race Revised 2020 Schedule

Just over a week away from the delayed start of the 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season, the series announced Wednesday night its revised schedule. Six other PDRA races will join next week’s East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech…

Tentative Adjusted NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule

Sources have revealed to Cycledrag.com the proposed schedule for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class if and when the NHRA can resume this season. There is a lot of uncertainty but the tentative plan is to have the motorcycles compete at…

Remembering Shawn Gann – 1978 – 2020

Enjoy our heartfelt tribute to drag bike racer and NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer competitor Shawn Gann who passed away on May 16th, 2020. In this video, courtesy of NHRA, we take a look back at his last win, Denver…

Shocker! Huff Claims First Electric Dragster 200 MPH Run!

If the electric age of motorsports wasn’t already here, experienced multi-discipline racer Steve Huff emphatically ushered it in with the first 200 mph electric dragster run at Tucson Dragway, Ariz., just after midnight, Thursday May 14. Huff’s 7.52 at 201.07…

PDRA Returning to Racing May 29-30 at GALOT Motorsports Park

As states begin to loosen restrictions set in place to control the spread of COVID-19, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is preparing to start its 2020 season, nearly two months later than planned. The PDRA East Coast Nationals presented…

Back to Racing! Drag Bike Racers Pack SDBA Debut in Ringgold, GA – Video Coverage

Enjoy some video coverage of the first all-drag bike race of the year, the debut of the Southeastern Drag Bike Racing Association from Brainerd Motorsports Park in Ringgold, Ga. Enjoy and share some video coverage to help your pandemic boredom.…

XDA Adjusts Championship Award Policy

In an open letter Jason Miller of the XDA wrote the following concerning his series’ championship structure Dear XDA Racers and Community, I hope everyone is safe and healthy as we all navigate through this pandemic and these challenging times.…

Back To Racing – Southeastern Drag Bike Association Kicks Off This Weekend

While most drag strips and sanctions in the country, and the world for that matter, are closed, the timing of the debut event for the Southeastern Drag Bike Association, the Custom Croz’s Cycles I-75 Classic at Brainerd Motorsports Park in…

AMAZING MPS / MTC May Discount

These clutches represent the state of the art in drag race motorcycle clutches. They are used by the quickest and fastest racers! Available for: Hayabusa, GSXR1000, and ZX14. The Gen 2 Clutch significantly reduces clutch lever efforts and yet improves…

NHRA Revised Schedule After June and July Cancellations

NHRA officials announced today that they are working with state and local officials as well as host tracks and teams on a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will be announced soon. The season is expected to resume,…

NHRA Crew Chief Gary Stoffer on When NHRA Will Resume, What Covid Shutdown Means For Teams and Jianna Win

Join us for this in-depth interview with NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle crew chief Gary Stoffer who talks about what the shutdown has been like for his team, what it was like to get the news in the pits of the…

XDA & VMP Cancel MTC Summer Nationals on May 15-17

After careful deliberation and to remain compliant with Virginia’s continued stay at home order regarding COVID-19, the XDA & VMP have made the difficult decision to cancel the MTC Engineering Summer Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park on May 15-17th.  …

NHDRO Spring Fling May 15 – 17 Canceled Due to Covid 19 Shutdown

NHDRO’s Season Opener scheduled for May 15th-17th at Lucas Oil Raceway has been canceled due to COVID-19. “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our racing community. Staying safe and your health is important to NHDRO! We are a…

The Holeshot Heard Around The World! Epic USA vs. England Top Fuel Motorcycle Final

It’s not often that a Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle race comes down to a holeshot but that is exactly what happened when England’s Ian King lined up against American legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride at the Man Cup Finals at NHRA’s…

PDRA Postpones Mid-Atlantic Showdown at Virginia Motorsports Park

The PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented by Modern Racing, originally scheduled for May 7-9, is being postponed, series officials announced today. The Virginia Motorsports Park event is now the second PDRA race to be postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Man Cup MTC Nationals at SGMP Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Man Cup, together with South Georgia Motorsports Park canceled the MTC Nationals due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The last five weeks have been unprecedented times for all of us” stated Man Cup Principal Jay Regan. “We were hoping to…

Motorcycle Drag Racing Mourns the Loss of Hayabusa Racer Shawn “F-Bomb” Welch

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the sudden passing of nitrous HAYABUSA drag bike racer and all around great guy, Shawn Welch, who rode the popular “F-Bomb” no wheelie bar drag bike. As a tribute we will take you back to…

Harley Drag Bike Races in Rockingham Get New Dates

Spring Race Moves to summer, McClure Memorial to Nov. 13-15 in Wake of Pandemic Scrambling to adjust a 2020 racing schedule thrown into disarray by the coronavirus pandemic, Rockingham Dragway on Tuesday announced new dates for two of the sport’s…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Reveals What He Has Been Doing During Covid 19 Shutdown

62-year-old, 20-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride has been through many hardships throughout his long and storied career. There was the time he nearly lost his life in a high speed, top end crash in Gainesville, Fla. in…

2020 ZX10R vs. GSXR 1000 – Previewing Gadson vs. Moore

Enjoy this in-depth feature and your chance to vote on who will win this 2020 street tire motorcycle drag race grudge match – Rickey Gadson on the 2020 Kawasaki ZX10R vs. Chris Moore on the 2020 Suzuki GSXR 1000! We…

NHRA Releases Revised Top Fuel Harley Schedule

After announcing a revised national event schedule last week, NHRA officials announced today the schedule for the Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series. The revised schedule will consist of 10 total events for Top Fuel Harley (the category…

XDA Opener, PFR Spring Nationals April 24-26 Cancelled

The XDA is ready for the 2020 racing season to start, but unfortunately, we must cancel the Platinum Fleet Repair Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway on April 24-26th. This event will not be rescheduled. This action has been taken…

Matt and Angie Smith Interview On Covid-19 Race Shutdown

The Covid 19 / Corona virus shutdown has affected millions, including professional race teams like the husband and wife NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team of Matt and Angie Smith. In this video we catch up with the NHRA Pro Stock…

NHRA Extends Shutdown to June 5th, Updates Schedule

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials announced today revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.…

XDA Hoping to Hold Opener, PFR Spring Nationals, April 24-26 as Planned

The XDA kicks off the season at Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland with the 26th annual PFR Spring Nationals and Awards Ceremony on April 24-26, 2020! The XDA will provide it’s next Covid-19 update on Monday March 30th…

PDRA Postpones Season-Opening East Coast Nationals in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) has decided to postpone the series’ season-opening East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park in Benson, N.C, series officials announced today. Originally scheduled for April…

NHRA Suspends Season At Least 30 Days

At this time, NHRA is suspending all NHRA drag racing for 30 days in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This suspension includes events at all NHRA-owned tracks and any NHRA-sanctioned events such as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Marc Ingwersen Debuting New Sponsor For 2020 Season

The NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle season opener may have been postponed but for rider Marc Ingwersen the exitement is still off the charts. Along with his JMI Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle team, the squad will introduce FMT, Inc. and their…

AMRA Opener In Orlando Remains On Following Gatornationals Postponement

As of Thursday evening the AMRA is on! Midday Thursday the NHRA announced the postponement of one of its biggest events, The Gatornationals from Gainesville Raceway, after days of standing firm that the race would go on as planned with…

Corona Concerns Postpones NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle and Other Classes at Gatornationals

In consideration of the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the recommendation of the Florida governor, NHRA officials are postponing a portion of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The sportsman categories contested on Thursday will complete competition this…

Andrew Hines Begins Quest For Pro Stock Motorcycle Title No. 7

Andrew Hines put together one of the most impressive seasons in Pro Stock Motorcycle history last season, and certainly enjoyed the best year in his remarkable career. In a year where nearly everything went right, Hines won half the races…

NHRA Introduces Wi-Fi For All at Gatornationals

After a successful trial at the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona this year, the NHRA Wi-Fi For All Zone will be featured at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., March 12-15. This is the next step in a…

Top Fuel 4 Cylinder to Return to NHRA? Larry McBride and Dave Vantine in Talks to Run Atlanta and Virginia

2020 is poised to be a monumental year in the annals of Top Fuel Motorcycle.  It’s a reunion that has been long overdue and asked for many times by fans of the world’s quickest and fastest motorcycles. Cycledrag.com is proud…

Chip Ellis to Return to NHRA on a Matt Smith Buell at Gators

Motorcycle drag racing veteran and seven-time NHRA winner Chip Ellis will make his return to the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class on a EBR Buell owned by Matt Smith at the season-opening Gatornationals, Mar. 14-17 from Gainesville, Fla. Three-time series…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Set For Season Debut at NHRA Gatornationals

History and a chance for glory at one of the most historic tracks on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit is on the line at the 51st annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 12-15 at Gainesville Raceway.…

Three NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Riders to Watch In 2020

The NHRA’s 2019 Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) season didn’t disappoint as the competition was fierce. In 2020, fans of the sport should be excited since this season could be the most competitive yet. Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson rider,…

Air Dates and Times for Man Cup Finals on MAVTV!

Make sure to tune in or set the DVR as motorcycle drag racing gets exposure on national television on MAVTV Motorsports Network as part of the popular “On The Edge” series.  A total of three 30-minute shows were produced from…

Vreeland Back on Thornley’s Nitro Harley Hunting Arizona Win

As newest Top Fuel Harley Licensee Janette Thornley learns from teammate and mentor Rich Vreeland, Thornley takes her Dream Chaser Racin’ Top Fuel Harley team to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park to compete in this weekend’s NHRA Arizona Nationals.  …

Former PSM Racer Antron Brown Primed and Ready For Arizona

Last season wasn’t up to the usual impressive standards from Antron Brown, but you won’t find an ounce of discouragement from the three-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champ. Coming off his first winless season of his career…

NHRA and Motorcycle Legend Terry Vance Announce NHRA Launch Program

The National Hot Rod Association along with Pro Stock Motorcycle legend Terry Vance and the Vance Family Foundation are happy to announce the official start of NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers, NHRA’s motorsports career portal.    NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers will…

Top Fuel Harley Racer Randal Andras Wins NHRA Lucas Oil Winternationals

Top Fuel Harley standout racer Randal Andras picked up where he left off in 2019. Andras, of Jay Turner Racing and winner of the 2019 season-ending U.S. Nationals from Indianapolis, Ind. Labor Day weekend twisted his throttle to a wild…

Fresh New Season of NHRA Top Fuel Harley Kicks Off In Pomona

Snow may be falling in the Northeast but it’s time to kick off a fresh new season of NHRA Top Fuel Harley racing in beautiful, sunny, warm Southern California. There’s something magical, charming and romantic about the inaugural start to…

Rich Vreeland to Enter Pomona, Janette Thornley to Continue Developmental Program

Newest Top Fuel Harley Licensee and Team Owner Janette Thornley will sit on the sidelines cheering on teammate Rich Vreeland during this weekend’s 60th annual Winternationals.   As rider Janette Thornley continues her Top Fuel Harley developmental program, she will…

Top Fuel Harley Great Doug Vancil Will Not Return in 2020

A Nitro Harley legend is hanging up the leathers. At least for the 2020 season anyhow. After finishing second in points in the NHRA Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley category for the past two seasons, multi-time champ Doug Vancil says…

More Than $160,000 Posted in 2020 XDA Drag Bike Racing Contingency Program

The XDA would like to thank Bates Leathers, Brock’s Performance, Cycle Concepts, DME Racing, MTC Engineering, Penske Racing Shocks, Vance & Hines, Voodoo Custom Motorcycle Components, and Worldwide Bearings for putting $160,000+ of extra cash and gift certificates in the…

Scrappers Racing to Miss the Lucas Oil NHRA WinterNationals, Will Start 2020 Season in April

The start of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is a little under two weeks away. As teams head to Las Vegas, Nevada for pre-season testing, Scrappers Racing remains in Brownsburg, Indiana preparing for a later start to…

An Inside Look at The Cajun Renaissance Man Jerry Savoie

You could call Jerry Savoie a motorcycle drag racer, alligator farmer, cattle rancher, boat launch owner, airplane pilot, entrepreneur or Doosan® equipment owner – and you’d be right each time. Jerry takes on no debt for his business, builds everything…

Kelly Clontz to Again Compete Under Steamfitters UA Local #602 Banner

With two full NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle seasons now under their belts, the husband and wife team of Kelly Clontz Racing has begun to showcase the invaluable partnership NHRA drag racing is able to provide. “We are thrilled…

Dennis “Nitro Menace” Announced Retirement From Drag Bike Racing

In a letter to the media Nitro Harley racer Dennis Fisher wrote –  The off-season has been one of reflection that has resulted in the decision to hang up the leathers and liquidate the race team. And no, this wasn’t…

World’s Quickest and Fastest Drag Bike Female Returns Home to Australia

The world’s quickest and fastest woman on two wheels, Sydney’s own Niki Zak (Niki Taube Zakrzewski), is set to return to Australia from the United States to race her Nitrous Oxide (Nos) Motorcycle next month. The US-based Australian will contest…

NHRA Announces Changes To Championship Countdown For Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pros

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship will see some new elements this year. Competitors in the premier series may earn their way into the Countdown to the Championship, NHRA’s version of the playoffs, by one…

Australian Drag Bike Racers Shine in Round No. 7

The past weekend’s South Coast 660 at South Coast Raceway has provided a perfect start to 2020’s Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series action for more than 150 competitors.   The event marked round seven of the 2019/2020 Series and the…

Sportsman Standout Tony Mullen Announces Departure From Man Cup Series

There is sad news to report today on CycleDrag.com as one of the greatest drag bike racers of all-time, 12-time national champion and two-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Tony Mullen has told us that he has sold both of…

Proof Foam Blocks Can Hurt at 230 MPH+, Dave Vantine Runs Career Best!

Enjoy a look at the daunting world of Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing as the 4th quickest man in the world, second quickest in the United States, Dave Vantine crashes his Top Fuel Nitro Bike into a cone at 230…

Australian Sportsman Motorcycle Champion Looking For Back-to-Back Wins

2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Competition Bike Champion Tony Frost took out the victory at last month’s South Coast Nationals and now he is hoping to do it all again at this weekend’s South Coast 660 at the same…

NHRA Season Opener Quickly Approaching, Feb 6-9, Tii Tharpe Begins Three-Peat Quest

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series starts its 2020 season in memorable fashion, as the annual iconic opener, the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, will celebrate its 60th rendition Feb. 6-9 at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.…

Three Drag Strips Renew IHRA Sanctioning Agreements

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) and three premier drag racing facilities — Dragway 42, Maryland International Raceway and Palm Beach International Raceway — have renewed sanctioning agreements. Both Dragway 42 and Maryland International have strong ties to the motorcycle…

NHRA 2020 TV Schedule

FOX Sports and NHRA today announce the release of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series television schedule, highlighted by live FOX broadcast network coverage of four consecutive summer events, including the “Western Swing” (Denver, Sonoma and Seattle), as well…

Steve Reintjes Named NHRA Vice President of Broadcasting

Steve Reintjes, who has served as NHRA’s Coordinating Producer for the past two years, has been promoted to the role of Vice President of Broadcasting.   In his new role, Reintjes will continue to oversee the NHRA’s production of all…

Breaking Down Larry “Spidmerman” McBride’s Shocking Record-Smashing Performance

The world is all-too familiar with the nitromethane fed, in-line four cylinder monsters of Top Fuel Motorcycle. With a good selection of the bikes on hand at the 43rd annual FuelTech World Finals, Nov. 21-24, The Manufacturer’s Cup was setting…

Tommy Grimes Takes the Beast to the Man Cup Winners Circle

The Beast Dragbike team and the owner and former rider Per Bengtsson had a clear ambition when they flew over the bike and equipment to reach the MTC Engineering Nationals at Rockingham Dragway in time as a preparation before the…

AHDRA Harley Drag Racing Schedule, Sponsors Coming Together

Drag racers of American-made V-Twin motorcycles collectively rejoiced two months ago when news broke that beloved racing organization AHDRA was firing back up and heading to the racetrack. Now AHDRA is announcing a complete schedule and class line-up, showing the…

Drag Bike Enthusiast Michael Balch Shares Thrilling Man Cup Finals Experience

It was a long 14 Hour drive to Valdosta Georgia, but……driving to a racetrack never sucks, it’s always the ride home,back to reality that’s the bummer. Dean, Shawn, Keith, and I left Quakertown at 7 AM on Thursday and arrived…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Shatters World Records! 5.50, 264 MPH Stunner!

Less than one month after setting the Top Fuel Motorcycle world record at 5.60 at 263 mph at Rockingham Dragway, 19-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride stunned the drag bike world again with a pass of 5.50 at 264 mph in…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Aiming For Unprecedented 20th Top Fuel Title at Man Cup Finals

Top Fuel Motorcycle 40-plus year veteran and world record holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride could not have asked for a much worse start to his potential 20th championship season. At the Man Cup season opener in April,  McBride suffered his first…

Jianna Salinas Victory Marks First Latina Win in NHRA Professional Class

Jianna Salinas navigated through some of the toughest matchups on race day to claim her first career win at the NHRA Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. She defeated three former World Champions in Andrew Hines, Matt…

Rookie Jianna Salinas Scores First Win in Dramatic Fashion, Andrew Hines Wins Title on Unpredictable Race Day

The 55th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona had more twists and turns than a curly fry. On a wild day in Pro Stock Motorcycle, Andrew Hines ended up with his sixth world championship in…

Matt Smith Qualifies No. 1, Puts Bounty on Andrew Hines

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champ Matt Smith made an impressive statement  at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, vaulting to the No. 1 spot at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Smith earned his third straight No. 1 qualifier on his Denso…

Andrew Hines Looks to Win Sixth NHRA World Title

Andrew Hines has had a spectacular career filled with the most wins in Pro Stock Motorcycle history. But the five-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champion has never had a year like he’s enjoyed in 2019, and now…

NHRA Titles On The Line in Pomona

With points-and-a-half in play and world championships on the line, fans can count on the most intense racing action of the season as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series closes out its thrilling 2019 season with the 55th annual…

NHRA Appoints JRL Group For Licensing Management

NHRA has named JRL Group to help manage and develop the ever-growing licensing program. Categories in the NHRA licensing program include apparel, electronics, and housewares, among others. JRL Group, headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, was founded in 1999 to help brands…

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Matt Smith Wins NHRA Las Vegas Nationals

An impressive weekend for defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith ended with a victory at the 19th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Smith picked up his first playoff…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Chris Bostick Purchases Two Billet Monster Cylinder Heads

After the recent approval of the billet, four-valve Monster cylinder head by the NHRA for Pro Stock Motorcycle racing, returning racer Chris Bostick cut a .000 light on his deal with Monster’s Mitch Brown, buying the only two left until…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Jerry Savoie Focused On Winning Vegas

There’s usually a variety of emotions racing at Las Vegas with a potential NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championship on the line. Relaxed is usually not one of them, but that’s precisely how Jerry Savoie feels heading to one…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Battle Heads to Las Vegas

With championships on the line, the high-stakes action of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will reach thrilling levels at the penultimate race of the 2019 season and the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, the Dodge NHRA Nationals…

Former Nitro Harley Racer Steve Huff Goes For 200 MPH in Electric Dragster This Weekend in Fontana

Former Nitro Harley racer and 20-year-plus racing veteran Steve Huff of Huff Motorsports and his brain child e-Spec Racecars are headed south to Fontana, Ca. Nov. 2-3 where Carrell, Huff, & Barger AC Electric dragster “Current Technology 2.0” will make…

New World Records For Larry “Spiderman” McBride, 5.60, 263 MPH!

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 40-plus year veteran Larry “Spiderman” McBride of Team Trim-Tex has once again entered uncharted territory. On Saturday Oct. 26 McBride recorded the quickest and fastest drag bike pass of all-time with a 5.607, 263 mph…

Chris Matheson Begins 7th National Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship Chase

There is nothing quite like the start of a new championship drag racing season to get the blood pumping. In the case of 6 x Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson, he’s feeling like a teenager again about to…

Drag Racing Mourns the Loss of Nitro Harley Racer Kevin Boyer

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the passing of longtime Top Fuel Harley racer Kevin Boyer.  The talented Edmonton, Alberta, Canada native and 40-year drag racing veteran, Boyer, 56, passed on Friday Oct. 18. Cycledrag.com was blessed to have had the…

The Comeback Continues – Larry “Spiderman” McBride Heads to Rockingham 9 Points Down

Trim-Tex backed Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride has taken fans and followers on a thrill ride in 2019, striving for a momentous milestone, a 20th career championship. After starting out with a three-round deficit McBride has powered back…

Arnold, Deck and Lee are Big NHDRO Drag Bike Racing Winners

Doubling up wins on an NHDRO race weekend is a big enough achievement, but doubling up AND securing a championship at the Midwest’s largest all-motorcycle drag racing series is something else all together! But three of the world’s toughest sportsman…

Travis Davis Completes Comeback to Win Second PDRA Championship Title

Newly crowned world champions Jim Halsey and Travis Davis capped off their championship seasons with victories at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Brian Olson Memorial World Finals presented by Pro Line Racing and $hameless Racing at Virginia Motorsports Park.…

Jerry Savoie Wins Texas, Climbs to Third in Points

The 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals belonged to the Gator Man. Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Jerry Savoie went 6.881 at 195.90 in the final round on his White Alligator Racing Suzuki to knock off Eddie Krawiec and claim his…

Eddie Krawiec Looking For Breakout Performance at AAA Texas Nationals

A solid, consistent 2019 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has Eddie Krawiec in contention for another world championship. But the three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champ knows he has to be great the rest of the way for that…

Pro Nitrous Motorcycle Championship on the Line at PDRA World Finals

The season-long championship battles in the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) will come to a dramatic close this weekend when the all-eighth-mile series heads to Virginia Motorsports Park for the PDRA Brian Olson Memorial World Finals presented by Pro Line…

Andrew Hines Builds On NHRA Championship Lead With Charlotte Win

Point leader Andrew Hines rose to the occasion at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway, the third of six races in the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. It is also the 21st…

It’s Win of Bust for Defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Matt Smith

With four races remaining in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, Matt Smith is 61 points out of first in Pro Stock Motorcycle, leaving him right in the mix of the title hunt. But the defending world champion…

Excitement Building for AMRA Jim McClure All Harley Nitro World Finals

On Friday October 11th, 2019, the 28th Annual Jim McClure Nationals, hosted by the AMRA will kick off with a test & tune from 2-8PM to kick off the weekend with the sounds and smells of Nitromethane in the air…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Pressure Mounts Heading Into ZMax Dragway

With the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship reaching the halfway point, expect NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competitors to leave it all on the line when they visit state-of-the-art zMAX Dragway for a second time in 2019 for…