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Travis Davis Claims PDRA North vs. South Shootout Win at Maryland

The Pro Nitrous Motorcycle final round featured a side-by-side, 3.99-second battle between two of the toughest competitors in the PDRA’s lone two-wheeled class, multi-time world champion Travis Davis and veteran rider Paul Gast. Davis grabbed a starting line advantage on…

XDA Winners Shine at Mid Season Maryland Spectacular

Racers and fans expect record-breaking performances when they attend an XDA event. And the 5th annual Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway delivered just that and more on Father’s day weekend.  Over 560 entries were on hand to witness history…

PDRA Hitting Halfway Point of 2022 Season at North vs. South Shootout in Maryland

The competition is heating up as the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) rolls into the halfway point in its eight-race 2022 season this weekend at the North vs. South Shootout presented by Line-X and Iron Man Quick Connect Push Bar,…

Can Jerry Savoie Make it Two in A Row in Norwalk?

Can Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie score his second consecutive NHRA win at the upcoming Summit Racing Equipment Nationals, June 23-26 from Norwak, Ohio? Last weekend in Bristol, after a mad dash to the starting line after an engine…

Angelle Sampey Looks to Go Back-to-Back In Bristol

Angelle Sampey is looking to go two for two at Thunder Valley.   The three-time world champion would also love to continue to be the only Pro Stock Motorcycle competitor to win in Bristol, something she’ll try to achieve weekend…

Chris Nitro Voodoo Matheson wins the Australian 54 running of the Winternationals

‘”Matho” did it again. The eight-time Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson ,took the win at Australia’s biggest Drag racing event, the 54th Winternationals from Willowbank Raceway, June 10-12. The illustrious race saw some 300+ entries ranging from Top…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Anticipating Return to Norwalk

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to one of drag racing’s premier facilities, bringing its must-see 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph action to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park on June 23-26 for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. It is the…

Angie Smith Takes Top Spot With 200 MPH Run

Angie Smith closed out the day at Virginia Motorsports Park, racing to the provisional No. 1 qualifier on Friday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals with a pair of track records in Pro Stock Motorcycle, making her own bit of history…

Three Races, One Weekend for NHDRO at Dragway 42

Whether it’s Big Money or Big Fun, the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—knows how to pile it on. The NHDRO family is kicking off their 2022 season with the Midwest Race Trilogy—three full races over three days at West…

Steve Johnson Wins 4-Wides

Steve Johnson finished off a dominating weekend with his second consecutive victory of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season on Sunday at the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. The Charlotte four-wide event continues to…

Steve Johnson Looking to Win Second Consecutive Charlotte 4-Wide

Steve Johnson enjoyed the best season of his NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series career in 2021 and the resurgence all started with his spectacular performance in Pro Stock Motorcycle a year ago at zMAX Dragway. Johnson impressed throughout the…

XDA Serves up another Spicy Season-Opener

This past weekend nearly 700 XDA motorcycle drag racers ran down the Maryland International Raceway quarter-mile for the 28th annual Platinum General Services Spring Nationals.    With a beautiful weather forecast and racers eager to resume racing after two years…

Steve Johnson Wins Final NHRA National in Houston

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson closed out Houston Raceway Park in style, picking up the win in front of a sold-out crowd on Sunday at the 35th and final NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park. Johnson enjoyed a banner…

Richard Gadson to Miss Fayetteville, Chip Ellis to Ride 187 Bagger

“Adulting” is finally catching up with Richard Gadson. The busy motorcycle drag racing rider/tuner is one-by-one cutting back on his dragstrip duties to focus on business and family. Last week Gadson announced that Jordan Angelo would be riding the famous,…

Mid-West Drag Racing Series Heads to Memphis One Last Time for Memphis Nationals

The Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) presented by J&A Service is set to make one last mark at Memphis International Raceway this weekend, April 22-23, at the MWDRS Memphis Nationals during the 35th annual Memphis Chevy Show.…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Miss Mid-West Season-Opener With Illness

Top Fuel Motorcycle world record-holder and 20-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride is eagerly awaiting some good luck to come his way after what has been a trying stretch. Sidelined since Nov. of 2020 with a knee replacement, followed by a…

Jimmy “Hulk” Brantley Talks About Return to Top Fuel Motorcycle

Former Top Motorcycle champion and one of the quickest drag bike racers of all-time, Jimmy “Hulk” Brantley gave us an update on his upcoming return to Top Fuel Motorcycle on a brand new McBride-built motorcycle. There are more videos on…

Excitement Builds for NHRA 4-Wides in Charlotte

The signature event at zMAX Dragway is also one of the most incredible experiences in motorsports, as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to the “Bellagio of drag strips” on April 29-May 1 for the thrill ride known…

XDA Launches the 2022 Motorcycle Drag Racing Season

With a pandemic behind us and the Spring weather coming to bloom, the XDA racers are eager to get back to racing and give the fans a show that will keep them glued to their seats. The 2022 XDA season…

Chris Garner Jones Wins PDRA Season-Opener

As the defending world champion in Pro Nitrous Motorcycle, all eyes were on Chris Garner-Jones and his T.T. Jones Racing Hayabusa to see if he would continue his championship performance. Garner-Jones and his family-based team delivered, qualifying No. 3 and…

Angie Smith Reacts to Runner-Up Performance at Gators

After losing her father recently Angie Smith Racing was moved to tears after a magnificent performance at the NHRA Gatornationals. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here)…

Joey Gladstone Explains His Desire Not to Cancel Qualifying Session

It was an unusual weekend at the Gatornationals, especially for the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Four bikes went down the track Saturday evening and then the rest of the session was cancelled, leaving most without a qualifying run. In…

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Round No. 2 Recap

Enjoy this full recap of round No. 2 of the Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle championship from Mildura’s Sunset Strip. Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson and company put on a show. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe…

Karen Stoffer Reacts to New 6.66 Pro Stock Motorcycle Record

Veteran Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Karen Stoffer reacts to her new 6.66 class record, set at the NHRA Gatornationals There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Season to Begin at Gatornationals

The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals is already regarded as one of the biggest events on the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series circuit, but the 2022 version of the legendary race, which takes place March 10-13 at historic Gainesville…

Mid-West Drag Racing Series Adds Top Fuel Motorcycle to Three Events for 2022 Season

The Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) presented by J&A Service will add its first two-wheel class when it welcomes Top Fuel Motorcycle to its class lineup at three races in the 2022 season. Pingel Enterprises, a long-time…

$124,000 posted in XDA Contingency Program for 2022

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 124k of extra cash and gift certificates in the…

Boosted Bulls at XDA now a Championship Class

The Boosted Bulls at the XDA will now be a Championship Points class in 2022!   The Boosted Bulls class is for the quickest and fastest Grudge Bikes on the planet! These wild machine race to the 1/8 mile with…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

XDA Warriors Ready to Exploit Weather and Track Prep in Maryland

This event features the Orient Express Pro Street class running at speeds over 230 mph in only 6-seconds! Over 90 Professional riders, plus another 700+ Sportsman, and Grudge motorcycle racers will compete for over $80,000 in cash purse at this…

NHDRO Brings Big Money Shootout to Michigan

The Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series—NHDRO—is bringing its Big Money show north to beautiful U.S.131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan, onJune 11-13. The Big Index Shootout presented by Vanson Leathers will bring NHDRO’s Big Money concept to index classes—all index classes—as…

AHDRA Nitro Throwdown Gonna Rattle The Rock

Recent AHDRA TKR & Associates Top Fuel winner Tracy Kile will have the chance to show that his nation-leading Nitro Harley performance the weekend before last was real when he meets some serious competition at AHDRA’s Nitro Summer Nationals on…

Eric McKinney Scores PDRA Norwalk Victory

Multi-time world champion Eric McKinney didn’t have the conventional road to the winner’s circle in Pro Nitrous Motorcycle. After qualifying No. 1 at Summit Motorsports Park with a 4.01, the Ohio native received two bye runs in eliminations, including the…

Kile and AHDRA Lead the Nitro Nation

Top Fuel Harley motorcycles drag raced in at least three locations last weekend—AHDRA at Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, Maryland; NHRA at Houston; and AMRA at Dragway 42—and the quickest of all was Tracy Kile’s Bad Apple Racing mount…

187 Custom Cycles Making Noise in Pro Bagger

It takes a lot of confidence for a California team to travel to the East Coast to drag race a motorcycle, but that’s exactly what 187 Custom Cycles did this spring. And it paid off. With experienced no-bar jockey Victor…

XDA Two Wheel Warfare Reached a Boiling Point at VMP

Summer finally arrived with 90-degree temperatures, but the show did not suffer with 675 racers showing up ready to compete. XDA stays the largest motorcycle drag racing event in Virginia. Record turnouts included an all-time high of fifty-four Vance &…

Countdown to Winternationals in July

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will bring winter to Pomona this summer, and fans are invited to celebrate the summer-themed Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com as it returns to sunny Southern California, July 30 – Aug.…

2021 NHRA Revised TV Schedule

NHRA and FOX Sports announced today the remainder of the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series television schedule. The 2021 Camping World Series features eight telecasts on the FOX Broadcast Network (FOX), including the season-opener in Gainesville which saw…

NHRA Houston Moves to Two-Day Event

Because of the impact of rain on the facility this week, and forecasted additional rain, NHRA and Houston Raceway Park have made the difficult decision to cancel racing action on Friday at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By…

Lee and Adams Take NHDRO’s $67,000 Shootout

NHDRO’s Brian and Niki Welch have really perfected their Big Money bracket shootout formula with last weekend’s $67,000 Big Bracket Shootout presented by Liguori Drag Racing at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio. A no-box ladder and delay box ladder…

AHDRA’s Top Fuel V-Twin Drag Racing Coming to Cecil County

AHDRA is bringing nitro flames to light up drag racing’s House of the Rising Sun May 21-23 at Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, Maryland. The All-American thunder of nitro Harley motorcycle drag racing will roll through the Chesapeake Bay—don’t…

Scrappers Racing Back on Track in Charlotte

Scrappers Racing had a busy weekend on the track during the four-wide competition. Five drivers in four different classes elicited many emotions. Jianna Salinas made a couple smooth passes during qualifying. In the third qualifying session she set a personal…

Steve Johnson Scores 7th Career Victory With Charlotte Win

It was a long time coming for Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson, who picked up his first victory in more than seven years, going a track-record 6.729 at 198.03 in the final round on his Mac Rak Suzuki at…

Steve Johnson Records Quickest Ever Pro Stock Motorcycle Suzuki Pass

On a record-setting day in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the 11th annual NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway, it was Scotty Pollacheck who claimed the No. 1 spot for the second straight race, going 6.736 at 201.16 on…

Joey Gladstone Rebounds From Testing Crash With No. 1 Spot

Just last month Joey Gladstone was recovering from a high speed testing crash at Darlington Dragway. In qualifying on Friday at zMAX Dragway, he powered to the provisional No. 1 spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NGK NTK NHRA…

NHRA Pomona Winter Nationals Scheduled for July, Seattle Canceled

NHRA and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona have teamed up to announce July 30 – Aug. 1 as the rescheduled date of the 61st annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com.   The Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, which traditionally…

Jianna Salinas and Jimmy Underdahl Looking for Charlotte Wins

The NGK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals will be the second time Jianna Salinas enters the Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte. The first effort she made was in 2019 and it was just the third race in her rookie season. With many more…

XDA 2021 Championship Battle Rages on with Last Man Standing

On May 21-23, the XDA takes the ‘Ultimate Thrill Ride on Two Wheels’ to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 35th annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals. This family-friendly ‘Spectators Welcome’ event features over 700 Professional, Sportsman, and Grudge motorcycle drag racers…

Scotty Pollacheck Searching for Back-to-Back Wins

 After winning the most recent race, this weekend’s NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway marks a chance for rising Pro Stock Motorcycle star Scotty Pollacheck to take the point lead. It’s also an opportunity  to get his first…

Chris Matheson Races to Victory in Sydney

Six-time Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion and his Nitro Voodoo Team scored at the Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder Championship round at Sydney Dragway on Saturday May 8th.    Matheson was testing modifications he had made to his machine in…

NHDRO’s Big Bracket Shootout is $67K Strong

Talk about starting your season with the Super Bowl, NHDRO is going straight to the Olympics with their $67,000 Big Bracket Shootout Season Opener presented by Liguori Drag Racing on May 13-16 at famed National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio.…