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New Australian Top Fuel Championship Goes Off With a Bang

Round one of the inaugural Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship was run last weekend (January 1 & 2) at Sydney Dragway in Australia. The two-day event attracted a solid crowd on Saturday, who were entertained with a new…

Jianna Salinas Recovering After High Speed Testing Crash

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jianna Salinas went down on her Suzuki while testing at Bradenton Motorsports Park on Monday January 26th. The next day Salinas provided this update on Facebook from the hospital – “Well yesterday was an interesting…

Coolest Old School Drag Bikes

Enjoy some of the coolest old school Kawasaki KZ and Suzuki GS drag bikes we can find and the unique stories of their owners. We give you an up close look at the vintage Top Fuel Motorcycle, once ridden by…

Must-See Drag Bikes

Come on our quest to find the most incredible and powerful motorcycles as we take you to drag bike racing events to see two stroke drag bikes, supercharged Hayabusas, turbo Hayabusa, fast Harley Davidson Bagger drag bikes, an old school…

Harley Livewire vs. Tesla Plaid in Quietest Drag Race

It is quite possibly the quietest drag race of all time as this Tesla Plaid takes on a Harley Livewire. Electric drag racing has arrived.  There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com…

Incredible Top End Footage of No-Bar Bikes

These fearless Pro Street motorcycle drag racers do their very best to control turbo Hayabusa and GSXR 1000 street tire drag bikes as they hit top speed at NHRA’s South Georgia Motorsports Park, at the Man Cup Finals in the…

First Round Kings Of Grudge $90K Big 8 Coverage

The fastest grudge bikes in the world are at Orlando Speed World Dragway for the Kings of Grudge Grinchmas motorcycle drag racing / street racing extravaganza where one skilled and perhaps lucky streteched Suzuki Hayabua, GSXR 1000 or old school…

Chris Hand Top Fuel Motorcycle Man Cup Finals Blog

Dick Boxell, crewman for Chris Hand’s “Redneck Express” Top Fuel Motorcycle passed along the following team blog from the Man Cup Finals from South Georgia Motorsports Park, Nov. 19-21 Back to ¼ mile racing ! The crew for this race…

7 Hours of Man Cup Finals Live Coverage

It’s the popular Man Cup motorcycle drag racing Finals as Top Fuel Motorcycle kicks off this opening round of qualifying followed by the turbo Hayabusa drag bikes of Pro Open, Nitrous Pro Mod Motorcycles, Wild ZX14R, ZX10r, GSXR 1000 and…

Richard Gadson Going Bagger Racing with 187 Custom Cycles

Superstar rider/tuner Richard Gadson is well-known for his success in the sportbike drag and grudge racing world. Now Gadson is going Bagger drag racing in a big way with Live Oak, California-based V-Twin speed merchants 187 Custom Cycles. “I would…

Top Bike Joins New Australian Top Fuel Championship

Australia’s leading Top Fuel Bike teams NITRO VOODOO and ZAHRA RACING have announced they are joining the Australian Top Fuel Championship. This is great news for race fans who enjoy the thrill of two-wheel nitro action. Today’s announcement is the…

Top Fuel Harley Gets Six NHRA Races in 2022

Top Fuel Harley will have the first of six scheduled events in 2022 at Gainesville, concluding its season in Dallas. Top Fuel Harley will also race at zMAX Dragway in the spring, Richmond, Bristol and Indy before the last race…

2022 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) today released the category schedule for all classes of racing at NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series events in 2022. The 2022 season opens on Feb. 17-20 with the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented…

Weather Stages Spectacular One-Day AHDRA Finals

The 2021 AHDRA all-American Motorcycle Nitro World Finals at Gainesville Raceway began in a Florida equivalent of a blizzard—high winds, pouring rain, and temperatures in the 40s. Friday’s testing and Saturday’s qualifying were completely wiped out. But Florida got back…

NHRA 24/7 Channel Coming

 NHRA championship drag racing fans now have access to exclusive NHRA programming for free on a dedicated 24/7 channel.   Available now on 10 streaming platforms and services, the NHRA channel launched Monday, November 15 on Tubi, FOX Entertainment’s free…

Matt Smith Wins 5th NHRA Championship at Wild Season Finale

Steve Torrence, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith all wrapped up their championship seasons in impressive fashion, racing to a world title and the event victory on Sunday at the season finale, the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway…

Karen Stoffer Flips The Script For Championship Sunday

One of my most respected sports journalist mentors was once asked, “who do you root for?” “The story,” was his astute reply. He’d appreciate what happened in the final qualifying session of the NHRA Finals from the Pomona, Ca. Fairplex. …

Steve Johnson Eager for the Biggest Weekend of His Career

Competing for a world championship at the final race of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season is a new experience for Steve Johnson, but the Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran is embracing the opportunity heading into this weekend’s Auto…

Jianna Salinas and Jimmy Underdahl to Join Matt Smith Racing in 2022, Pollacheck to Depart

We have not even crowned a 2021 champion yet and the silly season has already begun in Pro Stock Motorcycle. After much positive discussion this season and in Las Vegas, rising female talent Jianna Salinas and her teammate Jimmy Underdahl…

It Comes Down to This: AHDRA at Gainesville

The AHDRA World Nitro Nationals are set to rotate the earth of north Florida, as the all-American motorcycle drag racing series takes over Gainesville Raceway on November 5-7. National champions will be decided and rewarded at this final 2021 stop…

Steve Johnson Wins Vegas to Control his Championship Destiny

Steve Johnson picked up his 10h career win and moved a step closer to his first world championship, rolling to the victory on Sunday at the Dodge//SRT NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.…

World’s Second Fastest Motorcycle For Sale

Shockwaves ran through the motorcycle drag racing universe when the world’s second quickest and fastest motorcycle was listed for sale by talented pilot “Fast” Filippos Papafilippou of Athens, Greece. Papafilippou purchased the motorcycle from multi-time champion Ian King, progressed at…

Angelle Sampey Thrilled Over Opportunity for Championship No. 4

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Angelle Sampey made a big move at the most recent event in Bristol, winning her second race in the Countdown to the Championship to pull within 25 points of leader Matt Smith with two races remaining.…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Point Battle Rolls Into Las Vegas

There’s been plenty of magic at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the fall for Matt Smith in recent seasons, including last year when Smith went far enough in the 2020 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season…

Mike Salinas Scores First Win of the 2021 Season at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Mike Salinas appeared in his third final round of the 2021 season and turned on the win light against Steve Torrence; a rematch of the 2019 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals when Salinas came out on top on Father’s Day. The…

Angelle Sampey Wins Bristol

Angelle Sampey powered to an impressive victory on Sunday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Sampey finished off a fantastic day in Pro Stock Motorcycle with her second victory in the Countdown to the Championship. In an…

Matt Smith Hoping to Follow in Father’s Footsteps at Thunder Valley

Matt Smith has never raced at Bristol Dragway, but he doesn’t have to look far to see the impact his family has had at the fan-favorite facility. Smith’s father, Rickie, was named one of the Legends of Thunder Valley in…

Peery Aims For Top Fuel Sweep at the Rock

The stars of the NHRA’s Top Fuel Harley motorcycle series including newly-crowned champion and U.S. Nationals winner Ryan Peery of Milford, Ohio, and former multiple-time series champs Jay Turner of Julian and Tii Tharpe of Pfafftown are among those who…

Champions Strut at the XDA Season Finale

XDA’s fourth season has been another success with the 29th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals, crowning twelve champions at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR). The season featured top-tier motorcycle drag racing action that can’t be seen anywhere else. And while the…

Salinas and Underdahl Pro Stock Motorcycle Team to Sit Out Remaining 2021 Events

Jianna Salinas and Jimmy Underdahl, both Pro Stock Motorcycle riders for Scrappers Racing, will sit out the remaining events of the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. As team owner, Salinas made the decision to end her season three…

Rockingham and ManCup Sign Three Year Extension

Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood and Jay Regan, owner of the Safety Harbor, Fla.-based ManCup Motorcycle Series presented by Vance & Hines, have confirmed a contract extension that will keep the nation’s national metric motorcycle drag racing series at The…

Matt Smith Takes Points Lead Heading Into Final Races

Matt Smith moved into the points lead to finish off a dominating weekend in Pro Stock Motorcycle, beating Hector Arana Jr. in the final round. Arana left too soon on the starting line, while Smith put together a run of…

GRC sponsored Hog’s Gone Wild Points Series Grand Finale

Battle Cries, Off the Trailers & More as the GRC sponsored Hog’s Gone Wild Points Series Grand Finale Hits Silver Dollar Motorsports Park Oct 22nd & 23rd Story: Tamre Martin Photography: Tom McCarthy   Gardner Racing Concepts (GRC) is hosting…

2022 XDA Schedule

The 2022 XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule has been released by owners Jason and Chris Miller –  There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and more will…

2022 Man Cup Schedule

The 2022 Man Cup Schedule has been released by owner Jay Regan- 2022 ManCup event schedule March 4-5-6 Exoticycle Nationals Orlando Speed World April 29-30 May 01 MTC Engineering Nationals South Georgia Motorsport Park July 8-9-10 Fast By Gast Nationals…

XDA Champions will be crowned at DME Racing Fall Nationals

Two wheels, one mission, defeat the competition and secure the crown. On October 8-10 the XDA concludes its motorcycle drag racing season at Maryland International Raceway with the 29th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals. In the seventh and final battle…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racers Gear Up For Throwdown in T-Town

The Throwdown in T-Town has always been a massive event, but this year’s fall race will be a supersized version of the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service at the Osage Casino Hotel Throwdown in…

US 131 Cycledrag Shootout Schedule and Information, Oct. 1-2

The much anticipated Cycledrag $10K Shootout at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Mich. is upon us. After 64 entries locked-in, the big money shootout is sold out. Fear not, racers because there will still be plenty of opportunities to…

Locals and Champs Win Big with NHDRO at Norwalk

A field of new names, old familiar faces, and double winners filled the Summit Motorsports Park winners circle as the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—completed their first trip to the popular Norwalk, Ohio, track with the Midwest Fall Nationals/World…

At Age 72, Paul “Fast by” Gast is Far From Finished Winning Championships

At an age at which most of his contemporaries are content to ride nothing more exotic than a lawn mower, 72-year-old Paul Gast will straddle a 170 mile-an-hour Suzuki this weekend (Sept. 24-26) at Rockingham Dragway and resume his pursuit…

Motorcycle Community Sending Thoughts and Prayers to Cory Reed Following Crash

The drag bike world continues to send thoughts and prayers to Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Cory Reed who continues to recover from a nasty, high speed top-end crash at the NHRA race at ZMax in Charlotte this past Sunday. Reed…

Angelle Sampey Wins Charlotte

Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Angelle Sampey rode the victory on Sunday at the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. After coming close on a couple recent occasions, Sampey broke through with the victory in the final round in Pro…

Steve Johnson Takes Friday Pole in Charlotte

Steve Johnson enjoyed another impressive performance in qualifying on Friday, as he raced his way to a provisional No. 1 position at the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Things continue to roll in a great direction for Johnson,…

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

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

NHRA 2022 Schedule

NHRA officials announced today the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule to include 22 national events throughout the course of the season. Details on Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle schedules will be announced…

Palmyra Sugar City Nitro Attack

There is nothing better to beat the COVID-19 blues than a shot of nitromethane. While the majority of tracks in Australia have been affected by COVID restrictions and limitations, Palmyra Dragway is set to explode this October with a nitro…

XDA Racers Reach First Time Success at Bike Brawl

For the third time this year, the XDA brought the best show in motorcycle drag racing to Virginia Motorsports Park for the Inaugural Bike Brawl. The weekend featured cooler temperatures, and racers were able to show off some serious performance…

SDBA Bike Rumble – A Race to Remember

Southeastern Drag Bike Association Presented the Tennessee Rumble at Crossville Dragway on September 4th 2021 presented by Evil Swing Arms. The weather was perfect with highs in the low 80s and lows in the evening dipping to the low 60s.…

AHDRA Nitro V-Twin Thunder Coming to Orangeburg

AHDRA all-American motorcycle drag racing is bringing their thundering Nitro V-Twin show to the home of the Southern Son. The AHDRA Southern Nationals will blister the South Carolina Motorplex in Orangeburg, South Carolina, on September 17-18, and you will not…

NHDRO Racing in Norwalk

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—is making their first trip to the Midwest’s favorite dragstrip—Summit Motorsports Park. The Midwest Fall Nationals/World Finals presented by Liguori Drag Racing marks a sudden finale to NHDRO’s championship points season, and the whole…

Steve Johnson Wins Maple Grove, Takes Point Lead

Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson picked up a memorable win on Sunday, powering to the victory at the 36th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Maple Grove Raceway. Johnson finds himself in the points lead…

Jianna and Jasmine Salinas Put in Solid Indy Effort

The Pro Stock Motorcycle class was stacked with 22 entries at the biggest race of the year, the U.S. Nationals and Jianna Salinas qualified thirteenth in the class with her single qualifying run of 7.057. In eliminations Salinas ran close…

How Eddie Krawiec Got His First PSM Win of 2021

Vance & Hines’ Eddie Krawiec won for the first time in 2021 in Pro Stock Motorcycle, and it came through at the biggest event of the season, the prestigious 67th annual Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at…

Great Winning Weekend for NHDRO Racers at U.S. 131

It was a motorcycle drag racing family reunion as NHDRO set up at beautiful U.S.131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan, for the Mid-Season Nationals presented by Green Bay Anodizing on August 27-29. NHDRO’s Shootout Friday kicked the party off, and…

XDA Heads to VMP for Last Virginia Race in 2021

On September 10-12, the XDA Motorcycle Drag Racing series returns to Virginia Motorsports Park for the Inaugural Bike Brawl. This must-attend event is the sixth stop in the seven-race tour.   The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class…

Chris Bostick Partners with Hunt Brothers Pizza

Pro Stock Motorcycle Veteran Chris Bostick returns to competition at this weekend’s 67th annual Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals with the support of Hunt Brothers pizza. The final race of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series regular season is the…

Andy Simon Breaks Transmission in Farmington

The first man to put a FLH frame Harley Davidson Bagger in the 7-second zone, Andy Simon, was at it again, this time aiming to to put on a show and run some 5.20s at Farmington Dragway, N.C. at the…

Mission Accomplished at XDA’s Bike Bash

With a tropical storm off the east coast, the daily weather forecast for the Bike Bash was on a magic carpet ride. However, XDA racers WANT TO RACE and showed up ready to rock the quarter-mile. The Millers modified the…

NHDRO Drag Bikes Returning to U.S.131 Motorsports Park

The park-like beauty of U.S.131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan, will once again be shaken by the sounds of NHDRO, the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series. The men and women of the NHDRO racing family will trailer in and…

Eddyville’s MotorcycleMania a Field of Success

Promote it and they will come. Only days after the Yankees beat the White Sox at Dyersville’s “Field of Dreams” film set, motorcycle drag racers from 20 states converged on Iowa’s classic eighth mile Eddyville Raceway Park for two full…

NHRA to Return to Wild Horse Pass in 2022

NHRA has teamed up with Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park and the Gila River Indian Community to announce the return of the NHRA Arizona Nationals, slated for Feb. 25-27, 2022.   The NHRA Arizona Nationals traditionally serves as the second…

Hogs Gone Wild Cancels $140K Race, Excitement Builds for Oct. 23 in Reynolds

Hogs Gone Wild has quickly become one of the most popular and talked about motorcycle drag racing series, in large part due to the work of  promotor and owner  Roger Edgerton, who has been known to take chances, invest in…

Indy Brings Thrilling Opening Round of 4.60 Drag Bike Eliminations

Enjoy this live opening round of drag bike eliminations from NHDRO’s Summer Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway featuring nitrous 4.60 bikes and turbo Hayabusa Pro Street Bikes. You will see some incredible motorcycle drag racing action live from Indy! Share…

How Norwalk Racers Won Big at NHDRO Indy Race

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—held one of it’s biggest races ever with their Summer Nationals presented by Ape Raceparts on July 29 through August 1, 2021 at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis. Shootouts were spread throughout the large,…

Turbo KZ Reigns Supreme Over Nitro and Nitrous in Woodburn

The quickest and fastest drag bikes on the West Coast are ready for another round of drag racing and the big question is can anyone stop the turbo Hayabusa drag bike if Craig Brown who has won the past two…

Fuel Harleys Put On a Show in Woodburn

Go inside the pit area of Nitro Harley racers Michael Beland and Tony Ruggiero at the Woodburn Drag Strip Night of Fire. Along with a Top Fuel Harley run, we also see a Jet Car vs. Funny Car Match and…

Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycles Battle in Final Qualifying

It’s the Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Shootout presented by Cycledrag at the Norwalk Night Under Fire. In this live video we see the final qualifier for Nitro Harley racers Tracy Kile and Jake Stordeur, Top Fuel Four Cylinder racers Sam…

XDA Rages on to Virginia for the 2021 Bike Bash

On Aug 20-22 the XDA takes Motorcycle Drag Racing back to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 3rd annual Bike Bash. This must-attend event is the fifth stop in the seven-event east coast drag racing series. Johnny Mullikin On July 31,…

Matt Smith Wins Pomona Winternationals in July

Matt Smith continued to stay a step ahead of everyone in Pro Stock Motorcycle, picking up his fourth win this season on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR after a pass of 6.828 at 199.52 in the final round…

Matt Smith No. 1 in Pomona after Day 1

Matt Smith’s bid to end the Western Swing on a strong note started in impressive fashion on Friday, as the points leader and defending world champ went 6.806 at 199.20 on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR during the…

Record Attendance at the WPGC Bike Fest for XDA

This past weekend Maryland International Raceway hosted a record sized crowd at the 21st annual WPGC Bike Fest with over 9,000 fans in attendance! The XDA continues to deliver the largest motorcycle drag racing event in the industry. The event…

NHDRO Returns to Indy with Multi-Shootout APE Summer Nationals

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—returns home to Lucas Oil Raceway with the NHDRO Summer Nationals presented by APE Raceparts on July 29 through August 1, 2021. Big Money Shootouts will supplement the traditional NHDRO race format, and Mass…

Karen Stoffer Wins Sonoma

Class veteran Karen Stoffer capped off a resurgent weekend in Pro Stock Motorcycle, winning for the first time since 2019 by taking out Andrew Hines in the final round with a run of 6.798 at 197.36 on her Ray Skillman/Big…

Travis Davis Victorious at PDRA Summer Shootout

After missing the Ohio race, defending Pro Nitrous Motorcycle world champion Travis Davis needed a strong performance at the Sonny Leonard Memorial Race contested at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Summer Shootout at Virginia Motorsports Park.. He delivered a…

Hogs Gone Wild Puts on Show at Shadyside

It was a hot and humid Friday July 9th, 2021, when the VTwin Powersports sponsored Hog’s Gone Wild Harley Davidson Bagger (HGW) event got underway at Shadyside Dragway in Shelby, NC. A few racers found that their “off-the-trailer” game plans…

Jasmine Salinas Scores First Win in Top Alcohol Dragster During Split-Race Weekend for Scrappers Racing

Jasmine Salinas entered and won the Lucas Oil Series Division 3 Regional Event in Columbus while the Scrappers Racing Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle teams competed in the Camping World Series Mile-High Nationals in Denver, Colorado. Jasmine celebrated her…

Matt Smith Wins Denver

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Smith capped off a completely dominant weekend on Thunder Mountain by going 7.118 at 189.04 on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR to beat Eddie Krawiec in the final round win on Sunday at the…

Garner-Jones Finds Qualifying Success with No. 1 Qualifier Effort at PDRA Summer Shootout

Second-generation Pro Nitrous Motorcycle rider Chris Garner-Jones broke a long PDRA winless streak a couple weeks ago at the PDRA North vs. South Shootout, where he also qualified No. 1. After recording a 3.965 at 176.07 aboard his T.T. Jones…

Hottest Event of the 2021 XDA Season is Coming!

The biggest motorcycle event of the year is back on July 23-25, as the 21st annual WPGC Bike Fest invades Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) located in Mechanicsville, Maryland. And this year, spectators are welcome!   The WPGC Bike Fest will…

NHRA Planning for Final Race at Houston Raceway Park

NHRA and Houston Raceway Park have teamed up to announce the final NHRA SpringNationals as the historic track will close following the 2022 event. As NHRA looks to the future, the leadership team continues its conversations with Tulsa Raceway Park,…

NHRA to Return to Richmond in 2022

NHRA and Virginia Motorsports Park have teamed up to announce May 13-15, 2022, as the triumphant return of the Virginia NHRA Nationals to Richmond. Furthermore, due to a full second-half schedule and travel logistics, the 2021 Virginia NHRA Nationals have…

Andrew Hines Searching for 6th Denver Win

Not many racers are as eager to test their abilities at challenging Bandimere Speedway more than six-time world champion Andrew Hines. It’s brought out the best in the Pro Stock Motorcycle star and he’ll look to pick up his sixth…

Another Winning Trip East for 187 Custom Cycles

Gridley, California-based V-Twin speed merchants 187 Custom Cycles made another long haul East, and hauled in some hardware for the return trip. First off, rider Victor Gotay beat his 187 teammate Crystal Lynch in the T-Man Performance Bagger Eliminator final…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers to Begin Western Swing in Bandimere

It’s been two years since Pro Stock Motorcycles blasted down Bandimere Speedway due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With so much demand from local fans, the Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil on July 16-18 is sure to deliver a…

Excitement Building for Cycledrag’s Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Shootout in Norwalk, Aug. 6-7

Don’t miss your opportunity to see the greatest motorcycle show of the year Aug. 6-7 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, when Cycledrag presents the Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Shootout. Check out the rider announcement show here Another addition…

Successful Norwalk Outing For Scrappers Racing

During Saturday qualifying at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, Jasmine Salinas and her Top Alcohol Dragster team were presented the Best Engineered Award. After her blow over wreck at the Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. back in March, her team…

Matt Smith Wins Norwalk

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Matt Smith set the track E.T. record in the final round on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR, going 6.782 at 200.56 to beat Steve Johnson at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit…

Steve Johnson Takes Monster 4 Valve to No. 1 Qualifying Spot

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Johnson continued his momentum after winning in Charlotte, earning his first No. 1 qualifier since 2019 with a run of 6.789 at 198.44 on his Slick 50 Suzuki at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at…

Chris Garner-Jones Collects Victory at PDRA North vs. South Shootout at Maryland

Second-generation Pro Nitrous Motorcycle rider Chris Garner-Jones scored an emotional win – his first in PDRA competition since winning at Maryland in 2015 – when he defeated multi-time winner Brad McCoy in the final round Saturday night at the Professional…

Garner-Jones Gets No. 1 Qualifying Spot at PDRA North vs. South Shootout at Maryland

A couple other Pro Nitrous Motorcycle riders came close, but points leader Chris Garner-Jones was the only competitor to dip in the 3-second zone in qualifying at the fourth race on the Professional Drag Racers Association’s (PDRA) eight-race tour, the…

Bartlett, Balch Victorious, Peerless Peery Wins Third at AHDRA in Ohio

Ryan Peery has found his sweet spot, and winning his third AHDRA all-American motorcycle drag race in as many events while at his home state is sweet indeed. That’s what the Milford, Ohio, based Top Fuel Harley racer did this…

Steve Johnson Looking For Back-to-Back Wins After 5 Weeks Off

It’s been more than five weeks since the Pro Stock Motorcycle class last raced, and Steve Johnson still hasn’t stopped celebrating. The class returns this weekend for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park and…

XDA Overcame Weather to Deliver Stellar Event

XDA delivered stellar performance numbers for the 4th annual FuelTech Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway.  The weather attempted to play games this past weekend at MDIR, but XDA came out on top once again. With a roller coaster forecast…

Red Hot Ryan Peery Wins AHDRA Columbus

Top Fuel Nitro Harley racer Ryan Peery, 36, Milford, OH is having a banner year. Peery scored his third AHDRA win of the season at the Buckeye Nationals at National Trail Raceway near Columbus, Ohio on Father’s Day weekend. He…

Pro Stock Motorcycles Head to Norwalk After Month Off

Racing returns to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in a major way, as the thrilling 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph nitro burning machines in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series are back for the 14th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on…

Nitrous Motorcycles to Invade PDRA North vs. South Shootout Presented by Line-X

After COVID-19 restrictions prevented the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) from making its annual stop at Maryland International Raceway in 2020, the series and its racers are charged up for their Maryland return at the North vs. South Shootout presented…

Small Quantity of Larry “Spiderman” McBride Masks Available

Show off your love for the world’s quickest and fastest motorcycle with this limited edition, colorful mask. Simply visit the Cycledrag.com Facebook page and click on “shop” There are just a few left. Don’t miss your chance to get this…

Families Claim Big NHDRO Checks at U.S.131

NHDRO is a family owned and operated business, and when the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series made its first visit to beautiful U.S.131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan, it was families that topped the results sheets. The Klemme, Schnitz, and…

AHDRA Nitro to Blaze National Trail

Fresh off of AHDRA’s 26-nitro bike extravaganza at Rockingham Dragway, the hardest working, all-American motorcycle drag racing organization in the business is bringing their thundering, ground-pounding, flame-throwing, nitro V-twin show to Ohio’s famed National Trail Raceway on June 19-20. Ryan…

Chris Matheson Wins 7th Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship and Sets New Record

Chris Matheson, arguably Australia’s most successful Top Fuel Motorcycle racer ever, has made Australian history yet again. The veteran racer is after Australia’s first five-second motorcycle run and pushed ever so close with a new Australian record of 6.007.  Heading…