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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.…

Andrew Hines Aiming to Defend Charlotte Title on New Motorcycle

The sport’s ultimate thrill ride started at zMAX Dragway and the excitement of four-wide drag racing returns to the Bellagio of drag strips for the upcoming NGK NTK NHRA Four-Nationals, which takes place May 14-16. Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Andrew Hines…

NHRA Virginia Postponed, Bristol Added

NHRA and Bristol Dragway are pleased to announce the addition of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals to the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. The fan-favorite event will be held October 15-17, during the heat of the NHRA…

Scotty Pollacheck Wins Final Atlanta Dragway Pro Stock Motorcycle Race

Scotty Pollacheck couldn’t have dreamed of a better way to close out the famed Atlanta Dragway on Sunday, by scoring a victory at the 40th and final Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals.  In an all-Matt Smith Racing final round, Scotty…

Scotty Pollacheck Takes Top Spot in Final Atlanta Dragway Qualifier

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pollacheck continued the strong start to his 2021 season, picking up his first No. 1 qualifier on his DENSO/Strutmasters/Matt Smith Racing EBR with a run of 6.779 at 199.20 at the 40th and final Lucas Oil…

XDA 2021 Comes Out of the Gate Quick and Fast

The weather forecasted rain for Saturday and Sunday, but the XDA racers know that when the Miller Brothers say they will get the race completed despite the forecast, you can bank on that statement. And with a short 2020 season…

Andrew Hines Aiming For Comeback Win in Atlanta

Andrew Hines knows what it feels like to taste success at Atlanta Dragway, doing it three times in his Pro Stock Motorcycle career, including the most recent visit to the track. But to win the 40th and final race in…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers Prepare to Compete in Atlanta for Final Time

 Andrew Hines picked up the most recent Pro Stock Motorcycle victory at Atlanta Dragway, doing so at the track in 2019. The returning former world champion also hopes to be the final PSM winner in Atlanta. This weekend’s Lucas Oil…

Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec to Return to Pro Stock Motorcycle on V-Twins

Vance & Hines announced six-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) drag racing champion Andrew Hines and four-time champion Eddie Krawiec will return to the track for the remainder of the 2021 season after sitting out the first two PSM events.…

Flyin Ryan Oehler Takes NHRA Point Lead With Vegas Win

Flyin’ Ryan Oehler went from nearly not making the call for Round No. 2 of eliminations to collecting his second career NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series victory Sunday at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip…

Matt and Angie Smith Go 1-2 in Vegas Qualifying

Matt and Angie Smith know how to step up at their sponsor’s race , powering to the No. 1 and No. 2 spots at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. M.…

Matt Smith Takes Top Spot in Vegas in Opening Session

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith put together a standout performance on Friday, racing to the provisional No. 1 spot in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series action at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip…

XDA Warriors Prepare for Another Year-Long Battle

On April 23-25, the XDA will ignite the 2021 motorcycle drag racing season next weekend with the 27th annual PFR Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) The biggest news for this season is that spectators are now welcomed back…

Angie Smith Looking to Win Second Consecutive Vegas Race

After closing out her 2020 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series with an impressive performance at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Angie Smith is returning to the track with hopes of an even bigger victory.   The Pro…

Matt Smith Takes PSM Point Lead Into Sin City

It isn’t a stretch to say not many people are looking forward to the return of this weekend’s DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway more than defending NHRA world champ Matt Smith.…

Wild Racing at SDBA Season Opener

The Southeastern Drag Bike Association, sponsored by Schnitz Racing, hosted the VooDoo Season Opener at Brainerd Motorsports Park in Ringgold Georgia on April 11th, 2021. All SDBA events in 2021 are presented by Evil Swing Arms. All-day testing went well…

Scrappers Racing to Miss Las Vegas

Shortly after the Gatornationals, the Salinas family contracted COVID-19 and suffered many of the typical symptoms. Although they have begun to feel better and have returned to work, the family decided to stay home another weekend before continuing their race…

Timblin Chassis Backed Travis Davis Wins PDRA Opener

In a quest for improved performance, three-time and defending Pro Nitrous Motorcycle world champion Travis Davis  upgraded the engine management technology in his Timblin Chassis ’18 Hayabusa over the winter. The work resulted in a career-best performance and a win…

Krawiec and Hines on Vance & Hines 4-Valve Success

There was a lot to talk about in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class at the Gators. We catch up with multiple time NHRA champions Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines of team Vance & Hines to talk about the new…

NHRA Pomona Postponed, Racing Resumes in Las Vegas

NHRA officials announced today the postponement of the 61st annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, originally scheduled for April 9-11.   NHRA and track officials will continue to look to state and…

Matt Smith Wins Gatornationals

It was an outstanding start to a title defense season for Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Matt Smith, as he made multiple runs of 200 mph or faster on his Denso Auto Parts/Stockseth/Matt Smith Racing EBR, including the final round when he…

Rocky Start at Gators For Scrappers Racing

Scrappers Racing entered race day with just two vehicles in competition. Mike Salinas qualified seventh in Top Fuel and Jimmy Underdahl qualified fifteenth in Pro Stock Motorcycle. Jianna Salinas did not qualify, missing the 16- motorcycle field by 0.05 seconds.…

Angelle Sampey Clocks First PSM Suzuki 200 MPH Run

Debuting a new four-valve Vance & Hines/Mission Foods Suzuki, Angelle Sampey impressed immediately in Pro Stock Motorcycle, jumping to the top spot with a stellar debut run of 6.746 at 196.67. The three-time champion followed it up with a historic…

Matt Smith Poised to Begin NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Title Defense

Matt Smith is the defending Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion and he won in Gainesville last September, which helped spur his run to a fourth world title on his Denso/Stockseth/MSR EBR. Matt Smith Racing expanded to four bikes this off-season,…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Season To Kick Off at Gatornationals

Pro Stock Motorcycle racers will look to start the 2021 season impressively at this weekend’s 52nd annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at historic Gainesville Raceway. Matt Smith impressed in Gainesville last year en route to the world title and…

Man Cup Drops Pro Fuel Harley From Lineup

Man Cup motorcycle drag racing announced the Pro Fuel class will be cut from the 2021 class line-up, citing lack of  sponsorship.   “We thank Hawaya Racing and Sam White for their support of the Pro Fuel class through the years,”…

Kelly Clontz Renews Sponsorship Steamfitters UA Local #602

Steamfitters UA Local #602, located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, renew their partnership for the fourth c onsecutive season with husband-and-wife pro stock motorcycle team, Chris and Kelly Clontz ahead of the 2021 NHRA Camping World Series season opener…

Hogs Gone Wild Set to Kick Off Motorcycle Drag Racing Season

It’s a new day.  2020 will forever be remembered as the year of the pandemic. It was a brutal and devastating year for so many, especially those in motorsports, which falls under the nearly-squeezed-to-death live event umbrella.  Yet there is…

2021 XDA Program Changes Announced

The XDA’s Jason and Chris Miller released the following letter, outlining some changes to the XDA program –  Dear XDA Racers, Fans, Sponsors, Media and Staff, We are excited to kick-off the 2021 XDA Season in just a few short…

Sam Wills Confirmed for Norwalk Night Under Fire

The list of motorcycle racers confirmed for the big Cycledrag motorcycle shootout at the Norwalk Night Under Fire, Aug. 7, now grows to five with the addition of nitro legend Sam “Nitro Conspiracy” Wills. The veteran rider joins a field…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Confirmed for Norwalk Night Under Fire Motorcycle Shootout

As it has for so many events, the pandemic of 2020 cancelled the popular Kelly Night Under at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. It’s the largest independent drag race in the world and regularly includes mega stars like John…

New Speed Record to Close Out 2020 for Larry “Spiderman” McBride

For Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride a new world record of 265 mph and a commanding victory at the Man Cup Finals from South Georgia Motorsports Park could not have been a better crescendo to what was a…

Back in the Saddle for World’s Quickest Motorcycle Racer

As is the case for most everyone in the world, 2020 has been chock full of the unexpected for the world’s quickest and fastest motorcycle drag racer Larry “Spiderman” McBride. There is light on the horizon as the veteran is…

AHDRA Gainesville Spectacular Finishes Off 2020

When Bill Rowe purchased the assets of the inert AHDRA All-American motorcycle drag racing series late in 2019, the challenges before him and his family staff were daunting enough. But when 2020 came along and the event landscape went haywire,…

Harley-Davidson Pulls Out Of Vance & Hines NHRA Pro Stock Program

It was  announced this week that Harley Davidson will no longer field factory teams in American Flat Track and Drag Racing. The announcement ends a two-decade relationship between Harley and Vance & Hines, that saw the duo revolutionize the once…

FuelTech World Finals Pro Stock Bike Field Preview

When ManCup, in conjunction with South Georgia Motorsports Park added Pro Stock Bike to the  44th annual FuelTech World Finals presented by Wiseco lineup, it was hoped that a solid field would attend. As the NHRA season ended earlier than…

Racing Icon TT Jones to be Memorialized at FuelTech World Finals

ManCup will honor the late TT Jones by declaring the JE Piston Pro Mod class at the Finals to be dedicated in the memory of TT Jones. Mr. Jones, a longtime and fierce competitor in the uber competitive JE Piston…

Robert A. Tull Inc. to Sponsor Pro Stock Bike Class at Man Cup Finals

Robert A. Tull Inc. has committed funding for the Pro Stock Bike category at the upcoming 44 th annual FuelTech World Finals presented by Wiseco. The NHRA Pro Stock Bike season closed out this past weekend with Matt Smith winning…

Matt Smith Reflects on Capturing 4th NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship

Matt Smith Racing blazed to victory this weekend at the Dodge NHRA Finals in Las Vegas, with Matt Smith crowned the 2020 Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, the fourth time he has captured the prestigious trophy. After Matt Smith was…

Matt Smith Wins NHRA Title! Wife Angie Smith Wins Race

All four points leaders in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series finished the job on Sunday, as Steve Torrence, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders and Matt Smith claimed world championships during the 20th annual Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil…