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Can Herrera Sweep the Western Swing Two Years in a Row?

As the summer heats up, all the stars in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series gear up for one of the highlights of the season – the 36th annual Denso NHRA Sonoma Nationals, July 26-28 at picturesque Sonoma Raceway.…

XDA Bike Fest Class Lineup

The XDA is proud to bring the biggest XDA event of the year to Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland and it’s none other than the 24th annual WPGC Bike Fest on July 26-28, 2024! The event features the…

How Richard Gadson is Starting to Heat Up in Pro Stock Motorcycle

Following his first career Mission Foods 2Fast2Tasty Challenge victory on Saturday afternoon at the Norwalk Dragstrip in Norwalk, Ohio, Pro Stock Motorcycle rookie Richard Gadson hoped to capitalize on that momentum heading into Sunday’s elimination. The former XDA motorcycle racer…

New Track Speed Record Established at Virginia Motorsports Park

In round No. 2 of the Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle series at Virginia Motorsports Park a new track speed record was established for 1,000 foot. Check out the thrilling semifinals as Micah Fenwick, Mitch Brown and Larry “Spiderman” McBride go…

XDA Once Again Dominates the Weather

XDA showcased stellar performance numbers at the 6th annual Superbike Showdown held at Maryland International Raceway.   Despite the weather’s attempt to disrupt the event this past weekend at MIR, XDA emerged victorious once again. The forecast hinted at a…

XDA’s Big Show is back at MIR on July 28-28 with the WPGC Bike Fest!

The XDA is proud to bring the biggest XDA event of the year to Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland and it’s none other than the 24th annual WPGC Bike Fest on July 26-28, 2024!   The event features…

Scrappers Sisters Both Get Personal Bests in Norwalk

It was a banner weekend full of milestone moments for the Scrappers Racing teams at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio. Not only did Top Fuel rookie Jasmine Salinas achieve a new personal best speed in her…

Gaige Herrera Wins 11th Straight Race

Gaige Herrera again raised his performance on Sunday in Pro Stock Motorcycle, extending his NHRA record with an 11th straight win, defeating Matt Smith in the final round on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance & Hines Suzuki with an impressive run of…

Richard Gadson Wins Mission Challenge, Matt “Hitman” Smith Gets Top Qualifier

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Richard Gadson enjoyed a special moment, picking up his first win in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty after going 6.819 at 196.87 on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance & Hines Suzuki against John Hall, who beat Gaige Herrera in the…

Matt “The Hitman” Smith Sets New Track Record in Norwalk, Says V&H Team is “Sandbagging”

Pro Stock Motorcycle great Matt Smith set the track record on Friday at Summit Motorsports Park, powering to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position at the 18th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Smith also says his math tells him…

Scrappers Sisters Setting Their Sights On The Scoop For Norwalk

The Scrappers Racing Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle teams, piloted by sisters Jasmine Salinas and Jianna Evaristo (respectively) are ready to take on the competition in Ohio for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports…

Hopes Are High For Bostick As He Readies His Surf Suzuki For Racing In The Buckeye State

Chris Bostick, pilot of The Surf Signature RV Resort Suzuki, is ready for high-intensity racing action at this weekend’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio. After some initial issues during qualifying at last week’s NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series…

Steve Johnson Looking for Norwalk Success

Steve Johnson looks to step up the performance of his Suzuki Hayabusa this weekend at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the 6th race of the 15-race NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle schedule. As the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series roars…

Chris Bostick Nearly Upsets Gaige Herrera at PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals

Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Chris Bostick feels like the tide is turning for his race program after his experience at the PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals aboard his Surf RV Resorts Suzuki. The talented rider experienced some issues during qualifying, but he…

Scrappers Sisters Excel at PlayNHRA Virginia National

The Scrappers Racing team saw major improvements in their Pro Stock Motorcycle and Top Fuel programs during the PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals this weekend. The Scrappers Sisters, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jianna Evaristo and Top Fuel pilot Jasmine Salinas, both qualified…

Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle Dominance Reaches Record-Breaking Level

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Gaige Herrera added yet another record in his amazing two-year run on Sunday, going 6.755 at 199.26 on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance & Hines Suzuki to defeat teammate Richard Gadson in the final round at the PlayNHRA Virginia…

Matt “The Hitman” Smith Wins Mission Challenge

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Matt Smith earned his second straight in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge, defeating Richard Gadson in the final round with a solid run of 6.767 at 200.86 on his Denso Auto Parts/Matt Smith Racing Buell  as part of…

Gaige Herrera Takes No.1 Spot and Track Record at VMP

On the hunt for history this weekend, Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Gaige Herrera threw down something spectacular to open qualifying on Saturday, going 6.703 at 200.83 on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance & Hines Suzuki at the PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals. That set the…

Matt “Hitman” Smith Aims to Protect Bob Glidden’s Win Streak from Vance & Hines

Chasing history has been nothing new for Gaige Herrera the past two seasons, but the reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion has a chance add another incredible mark at this weekend’s PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. Herrera is…

Chris Bostick And The Surf Suzuki Look To Conquer Gremlins At Virginia Nationals

Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Chris Bostick is determined and focused as he prepares to take to the track at Virginia Motorsports Park for the PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals this weekend. The race will be presented in a new, two-day format with…

Hungry XDA Racers Gear Up to Devour Competition at MIR

On June 28-30, 2024, the XDA heads back to Maryland International for the 6th annual Superbike Showdown.  After a two-month hiatus due to the weather-canceled MTC Summer Nationals, racers are eager to return to the track with renewed vigor and…

Scrappers Sisters Ready For High-Stakes Racing At PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals

NHRA Top Fuel rookie Jasmine Salinas and her sister, Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Jianna Evaristo, are amped and ready to hit the track at this weekend’s PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, just outside of Richmond, Virginia. The race…

Steve Johnson Seeking More Performance in Virginia

Steve Johnson will be looking to gain more performance and create new memories this weekend at the PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals at beautiful Virginia Motorsports Park. It’s the 5th race on the 15-race NHRA Mission Foods Pro Stock Motorcycle schedule and the…

Brayden Davis Delivers Father’s Gift to Crew Chief with PDRA Win

Racing on Father’s Day weekend at the PDRA North vs. South Shootout presented by Performance Polish, father-son duo of rider Brayden Davis and Funny Bike legend and crew chief Travis Davis got the win Saturday night at Maryland International Raceway.…

Turbo vs. Nitrous Debate Heats Up as Grothus Takes Top Spot in PDRA Qualifying

A few weeks after Brunson Grothus scored his first Pro Extreme Motorcycle win in several years, the Davenport, Iowa-based rider picked up his second No. 1 qualifier award Friday night at the PDRA North vs. South Shootout presented by Performance…

How Gaige Herrera Tied Bob Glidden for Consecutive NHRA Victories

Gaige Herrera extended his perfect season in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle with a fourth-straight victory in 2024.  With the win, Herrera set a new record for consecutive wins for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class, and tied two all-time NHRA records…

Australian Sportsman Motorcycle Racers Shine at Willowbank

The Aeroflow National Sportsman Championship saw its Eastern Conference come to an exciting close at Willowbank Raceway  where the chase was well and truly on for not only the conference victories, but also prestigious Gulf Western Oil Winternationals event wins.…

Two-Time Defending PDRA Champ Chris Garner-Jones Rides Point Lead into MIR

The weather and the competition are heating up as the Red Line Oil PDRA Drag Racing Series rolls into Maryland International Raceway this weekend, June 13-15, for the fourth of eight races on the 2024 schedule. The North vs. South…

Tennessee’s Own Chris Bostick Showcases Skills Aboard The Surf Suzuki At NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Chris Bostick put on a great show for fans in his home state of Tennessee this weekend at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at iconic Bristol Dragway aboard The Surf Signature RV Resort Suzuki.…

Jianna Evaristo Flies To Final Round Finish For Scrappers Racing In Bristol

Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Jianna Evaristo raced to the second final-round appearance of her career at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at iconic Bristol Dragway. After qualifying in the top half of the ladder for the first time…

Gaige Herrera Surpasses Dave Schultz Consecutive Win Streak Record, Ties NHRA Record

Points leader Gaige Herrera enjoyed another record-setting day on Sunday in Pro Stock Motorcycle, winning his ninth straight race and picking up his 35th straight round win after defeating Jianna Evaristo in the final round with a run of 6.818…

World’s Fastest Amputee Benny Stevens Wins Australian Winternationals

Four days of history-making Australian drag racing has come to a thrilling conclusion today as the inaugural National Drag Racing Championship (NDRC) champions were crowned alongside event winners and Aeroflow National Sportsman Championship Eastern Conference victors at the season-ending Gulf…

Matt “The Hitman” Smith Says Memorable Day in Bristol

Matt Smith enjoyed an incredible day in Pro Stock Motorcycle, taking the No. 1 qualifier and his first Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge win of the season with a pair of standout runs. He picked up the bonus victory over his wife,…

Matt “The Hitman” Smith Sets Track Record in Bristol to Take Top Spot

Making the quickest run of both sessions in Pro Stock Motorcycle, six-time world champion Matt Smith made a strong statement on Friday, taking the No. 1 spot with a run of 6.788 at 198.52 on his Denso Auto Parts/Matt Smith…

Perfect Motorcycle Start to Australia’s Winternats

A full day of Aeroflow National Sportsman Championship qualifying has provided the perfect start to the four-day (6 – 9 June) Gulf Western Oil Winternationals – the largest championship drag racing event held outside of the US – at Willowbank…

Steve Johnson Looks to Break Gaige Herrera’s Win Streak with Back-to-Back Bristol Wins

Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson looks to become the first repeat rider at Bristol Dragway at this weekend’s 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and turn around his 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season in…

Scrappers Sisters Gear Up For Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Sisters Jasmine Salinas (Top Fuel) and Jianna Evaristo (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are set to ignite the track for the Scrappers Racing team at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Their father Mike Salinas, the Scrappers Racing…

Steve Johnson Aiming to Defend Bristol Title

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle event champion Steve Johnson is eager to return to Bristol Dragway this weekend to fight for back-to-back titles at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. It’s the fourth race of the season for motorcycles on…

Bostick Set to Make Waves Aboard The Surf Suzuki at Thunder Valley Nationals

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Chris Bostick is setting his sights on making a strong impact this weekend at the Super Grip Thunder Valley Nationals, held at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn. Piloting The Surf Signature RV Resort Suzuki Bostick knows that…

Ryan Peery Leads AMRA Norwalk Winners

The PennGrade1 American Motorcycle Racing Association’s (AMRA) Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing series took the stripe at America’s Dragstrip, Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, on May 17-19. The AMRA Ohio Nitro Nationals ran in beautiful, Chamber of Commerce weather, and…

Australian Eastern Conference Motorcycle Champions to Be Crowned This Weekend

The NDRC’s Aeroflow National Sportsman Championship will celebrate its first ever Eastern Conference winners at Willowbank Raceway’s Gulf Western Oil Winternationals this weekend (June 6-9). Event success will be important not only for the deciding the Eastern Conference winners, but…

Top Fuel Rookie Salinas Gaines Confidence in New England

NHRA Top Fuel newcomer Jasmine Salinas is leaving the East Coast with new confidence after a solid showing at the NHRA New England Nationals this weekend. The talented pilot is gaining remarkable momentum after only a handful of races behind…

NHRA Garners Sell Out Crowd in New England

NHRA and New England Dragway teamed up to announce a second day of sellout crowds at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday. The New England-based NHRA fans came in droves all weekend and sold out New England…

Scrappers Rookie Jasmine Salinas Ready to Leave Her Mark on New England

Scrappers Racing Top Fuel rookie Jasmine Salinas is looking forward to competing at this weekend’s NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway for the first time. This marks the sixth time the talented up-and-comer will compete in the NHRA…

Trim-Tex Goes After NASCAR Win in Bilicki’s First Race with Joe Gibbs Racing

Last week, Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Josh Bilicki will drive their No. 19 Toyota GR Supra at multiple NASCAR Xfinity Series races throughout the remainder of the 2024 schedule. Bilicki, 29, has nearly 100 Cup and 100 Xfinity starts,…

XDA Heads to MIR on June 28-30 for the Superbike Showdown

The XDA heads back to Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland for the 6th annual Superbike Showdown on June 28-30, 2024! The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that run speeds over 230 mph in only 6-seconds,…

NHRA Virginia to Showcase 2-Day Event Format

After a year away from Virginia Motorsports Park, NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series teams are eager to return to the standout facility for a unique two-day event format featuring three qualifying rounds on Saturday for the upcoming Virginia NHRA…

Can Hector Arana Jr. Win Norwalk Again?

There have not been many racers other than Gaige Herrera to win a NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle race this past year but Hector Arana Jr. is one of them. Always a major highlight on the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing…

Former Pro Stock Motorcycle Star Antron Brown Looks for NHRA Win No. 76 in Epping

Antron Brown has done a little bit of everything during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, winning the Pep Boys Top Fuel All-Star Callout, a Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge event and, in Chicago, his first event race win…

Brunson Grothus Takes Turbo Bike to PDRA Winner’s Circle

Multi-time Pro Extreme Motorcycle winner Brunson Grothus and the Grothus Drag Bikes team have spent the last few seasons away from PDRA competition to focus on business and life events, including the passing of Brunson’s mother following a cancer battle,…

Brayden Davis Takes Top Spot at PDRA Norwalk

Third-generation Pro Extreme Motorcycle rider Brayden Davis may have missed the season opener, but the 2023 Pro Jr. Dragster world champion didn’t miss a beat in his first PDRA race of the season back on his Timblin Chassis ’18 Hayabusa…

How Gaige Herrera Tied Dave Schultz Win Streak at 8

Gaige Herrera (1) remains perfect this season after winning his third race of the year, and tying the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class record with eight consecutive wins on his RevZilla/Motul/Vance & Hines Suzuki Hayabusa at the Gerber Collision and…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles Reload for Next Race in Bristol

The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Valley for another year of intense racing action at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 7-9. A highlight on the NHRA circuit,…

NHRA St. Louis National to Feature Four Rounds of Qualifying

Officials from NHRA and World Wide Technology Raceway announced today that the 13th annual NHRA Midwest Nationals, the third of six races in the Countdown to the Championship playoffs, will feature four qualifying sessions during the event, which takes place…

Salinas Sisters Learn Valuable Lessons in Chicago

The Scrappers Racing team is leaving Chicago armed with new information and invaluable experience after competing at the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway. Sisters Jasmine Salinas and Jianna Evaristo…

Motorcycles and Point Leader McKinney Roll Into Norwalk for PDRA

Summit Motorsports Park, one of the premier dragstrips in the world, will play host to the third of eight races on the 2024 Red Line Oil PDRA Drag Racing Series schedule this weekend, the Smokies Garage American Doorslammer Challenge presented…

Chirs Bostick Shows Improvement in Chicago

True to his signature showman style, Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Chris Bostick entertained fans both on and off the track this weekend at the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway.…

Gaige Herrera Ties Dave Schultz Win Streak at 8

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Gaige Herrera found another level on Sunday in Chicago, winning his eighth straight race to tie Dave Schultz for the most consecutive wins in class history at the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA…

Gaige Herrera Wins Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle Gaige Herrera stayed perfect in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge in 2024, winning for the third straight time with a run of 6.733 at 201.16 on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance & Hines Suzuki. The victory came against teammate…

Matt “The Hitman” Smith Snaps Herrera’s 11-Race No. 1 Qualifier Streak

Matt Smith broke Gaige Herrera’s record streak of 11 straight No. 1 qualifiers in Pro Stock Motorcycle, as his 6.708 at 201.40 was more than enough on his Denso Auto Parts/Matt Smith Racing Buell was more than enough to stay…

Matt “The Hitman” Smith Takes Top Spot on Day 1 in Chicago

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Matt Smith impressed during both sessions to kick off the weekend, making the quickest run each time, including a Friday-best 6.708 at 201.40 on his Denso Auto Parts/Matt Smith Racing Buell at Route 66 Raceway, taking the…

Motorcycles to Do Battle in Sydney Australia This Weekend

The next two days at Sydney Dragway will bring NDRC history to the fore with double the nitro to hit the track across Saturday and Sunday for the Gulf Western Oil Nitro Champs. A packed house is set to be…

Jasmine Salinas and Jianna Evaristo Are Ready To Race At NHRA Route 66 Nationals

Sisters Jasmine Salinas and Jianna Evaristo share a single-minded focus as they head to suburban Chicago for the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at historic Route 66 Raceway. They are in the joint…

Bostick Riding The Surf into the Midwest

Chris Bostick is eager to see what his Pro Stock Motorcycle can do in the midwest this weekend at the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by PEAK Performance. The iconic Route 66 Raceway outside of Chicago…

Former Class Champion Geno Scali Makes Return to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle

It’s a comeback story for the ages. For the first time in nearly two decades 2003 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Geno Scali will make his triumphant return to the class he loves so dearly just a few months shy…

XDA Ready to Roll into Virginia

On May 17-19, the 38th annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals returns to Virginia Motorsports Park. With a promise to uphold a tradition of high-speed excitement, this event will feature more than 700 professional, sportsman, and grudge motorcycle racers. XDA is…

NHRA Adds 4th Qualifier to Chicago Event

Following a successful return to Route 66 Raceway last year, the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series is bringing a massive show to Chicago in 2024, including four overall qualifying sessions, for the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA…

Steve Johnson Looks To Get Back on Track in Chicago

Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson returns to fabulous Route 66 Raceway for the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals, May 17th -19th. It’s the third stop on the 15-race NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle…

Pingel NHRA Top Fuel Motorcycle Series Ready to Begin in Chicago

The NHRA Top Fuel Motorcycle Series has quickly become a fan-favorite and NHRA officials announced that Pingel Enterprise, Inc., a longtime manufacturer of high-quality motorcycle performance parts, has been named the title sponsor for the series, which will make four…

Matt Smith Explains What Went Wrong in Charlotte

Six-time NHRA Champion Matt Smith explains to us what went wrong in Charlotte and covers many other topics in this 90-minute live interview.  There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and like the Cycledrag Facebook…

How Gaige Herrera Won his 7th Straight Event

Gaige Herrera extended his dominant streak over the Pro Stock Motorcycle class by delivering a repeat victory aboard his RevZilla/Motul/Vance & Hines Suzuki Gen III Hayabusa at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, NC, on Sunday. Race…

XDA Heads to Virginia Motorsports Park

The XDA heads to Virginia Motorsports Park located in Dinwiddie, Virginia for the 38th annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals on May 17-19, 2024!   The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that run speeds over 230 mph in…

Scrappers Sisters Find Success in Charlotte

Top Fuel driver Jasmine Salinas put on a standout performance this weekend at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway just outside of Charlotte. The talented rookie achieved new personal bests in elapsed time and miles per hour as she…

Gaige Herrera Extends Unbeaten Streak to 28-0 with 7th Straight NHRA Event Win

A prolonged break did nothing to slow down the dominant defending world champion in Pro Stock Motorcycle, as Gaige Herrera rolled to his second straight win this season on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance & Hines Suzuki with a run of 6.684…

Vance & Hines’ Gaige Herrera Takes No. 1 Spot From Matt Smith

Gaige Herrera’s qualifying dominance in Pro Stock Motorcycle continued on Saturday in Charlotte, but it took until the final session when the defending world champ put together a track-record run of 6.671 at 202.70 on his RevZilla/Mission Foods/Vance & Hines…

Testing Pays Off For Provisional No. 1 Matt “The Hitman” Smith

In Pro Stock Motorcycle’s first race back since the season-opener in Gainesville, six-time world champ Matt Smith made a strong opening statement on Friday, blistering the track record with a standout run of 6.685 at 201.61 on his Denso Auto…

XDA Delivers a Platinum Performance Season Opener

The 30th annual Platinum General Services event, proudly presented by the XDA, took on a bittersweet tone this past weekend at the Maryland International Raceway. As engines thundered against the backdrop of spring skies, the event unfolded with a poignant…

Chris Bostick Rolls into NHRA Charlotte Race With New Sponsor

Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Chris Bostick used the six-week hiatus after the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series’ March season opener to make significant advancements in his racing program including bringing on a new major sponsor partner. As the fiercely…

Steve Johnson Seeks Success in Charlotte

Veteran Pro Stock Motorcycle competitor Steve Johnson heads into this weekend’s NHRA Four-Wide Nationals with the same desire that has burned inside him since he first began competing on two wheels down the quarter mile almost four decades ago. Johnson,…

Sister Act! Salinas Scrapper Sisters Both in Pro Categories for Charlotte

For the first time in their careers, sisters Jasmine Salinas and Jianna Evaristo will be competing together in the pro ranks as the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series comes to North Carolina for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX…

Matt “The Hitman” Smith Aims to Win Hometown Race

After a six-week hiatus from the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series schedule, the competitive Pro Stock Motorcycle class returns to action at this weekend’s NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Atop the list of riders ready to hit the…

Tony Stewart Goes For First NHRA Win in NASCAR County

After a strong weekend advancing to the Finals at the last Four-Wide Nationals event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, motorsports legend is in search of his first NHRA win Charlotte “It definitely gives me a bunch of…

Jonathan Johnson Joins NHRA as South Central Division Director

NHRA officials announced today that Jonathan Johnson has been named the Division Director of the South Central Division (Division 4), where he will oversee NHRA member tracks in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi.   Prior to being…

Motorcycle Racer Ida Zetterstrom Ready for NHRA Top Fuel Debut

For the second time in as many events, European FIA Top Fuel champion Ida Zetterström took part in a Monday test session following an NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series event. In Las Vegas, Zetterström drove teammate Tony Schumacher’s Okuma…

John Hall Renews Support of Doug Herbert’s B.R.A.K.E.S.

NHRA racer John Hall today announced plans to renew his support for Doug Herbert’s national pro-active teen defensive driving program B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe), donating signage on his Buell Pro Stock motorcycle for the 2024 racing season. Competing with…

Australian National Drag Racing Association Hires News Office Manager

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Tammy Brown to the team as its new Office Manager. Brown is based in ANDRA’s Royston Park (SA) Head Office, working five days a week. With 35 years of…

Jasmine Salinas Continues Rapid Top Fuel Progression With Career Best

Jasmine Salinas is feeling more and more at home behind the wheel of her Scrappers Racing Top Fuel dragster. The talented Top Fuel newcomer continued to turn heads this weekend as she recorded a career-best speed at her third NHRA…

Ken Koby Wins Three Classes on a Chopper!

Further proof that if you are consistent and can cut a good light, you can win on just about anything in bracket racing. At the All Harley World Shootout from Farmington Dragway, NC, this past weekend, “Chopper Man” Ken Koby…

NHRA’s Most Iconic Race Turns 70

NHRA’s most iconic race turns 70 in 2024. The NHRA U.S. Nationals, the world’s biggest drag race, will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year, as The Big Go will put all the stars of the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing…

Joey Gladstone and Cory Reed Reveal Future Plans for Pro Stock Motorcycle

Two of the brightest, young stars in drag racing Joey Gladstone and Cory Reed share their future plans for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and like the Cycledrag…

XDA Racers Ready to Eclipse Competition at the 2024 Season Opener

Set to unfold April 19-21 at the renowned Maryland International Raceway (MIR), The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) is on the throttle, accelerating into the 2024 motorcycle drag racing season. The season opener is poised to kick off another unforgettable year…

Jasmine Salinas Ready to Continue Rapid Top Fuel Progression in Vegas

Jasmine Salinas is ready to turn up the heat this week at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Although this will be her first foray into four-wide racing behind the wheel of her 12,000-horsepower…

Birthday Boy Eric McKinney Shines at PDRA Opener

One of the most dominant Pro Mod racers ever, Eric McKinney celebrated his birthday with an emphatic statement that he’s back at at the season-opening Summit Racing Equipment East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. Multi-time Pro…

Motorsports Legend Tony Stewart Looking for NHRA Vegas Victory

Returning to the site of his first victory as an NHRA competitor, racing legend and Top Fuel rookie Tony Stewart also enters this weekend’s NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with some newfound momentum. The…

Despite Toe Injury Chirs Garner-Jones Takes Top Spot on PDRA Opening Day

Two-time and reigning Pro Extreme Motorcycle world champion Chris Garner-Jones had an eventful day of qualifying aboard his T.T. Jones Racing ‘18 Hayabusa at the PDRA Summit Racing Equipment East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. The…

NHRA to Try New 2-Day Format at NHRA Virginia Nationals

NHRA officials announced today a schedule change for the upcoming Virginia NHRA Nationals, as all three qualifying sessions in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series will now take place on Saturday, June 22, leading into eliminations the following day…

Pro Stock Motorcycles Ready to Go 4-Wide at ZMax

The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season is ramping up and teams will soon head to zMAX Dragway, dubbed the “Bellagio of Drag Strips,” for one of the most unique events in motorsports, the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 26-28.…

Australian Motorcycle Drag Racers Head Back to the Bend for Epic Battle

This weekend’s Riverbend Nationals at Dragway at The Bend (April 5-7) will host the latest rounds of the championship for Top Fuel, Top Doorslammer, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle as the 2023/2024 NDRC season continues to race towards what…

Rising Star Chris Garner-Jones Ready to Begin PDRA Title Defense

This week marks the beginning of a new decade for the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA), which became the Red Line Oil PDRA Drag Racing Series over the winter. The series will begin its 11th season of all-eighth-mile drag racing…

TC Christensen’s Famous “Hog Slayer” to be on Display at Santa Pod

It is Diamond Anniversary time for British drag racing. When Europe’s premier historic drag race, takes place at Santa Pod Raceway in July, its focus will fall on the events which gave birth to the sport in Britain six decades…