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MIROCK “WPGC Bike Fest” on July 19-21 at MIR

  The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series returns to Maryland International Raceway for the biggest and best MIROCK event of the year at the WPGC Bike Fest on July 19-21, 2013. The event will feature Pro Mod, Orient Express…

Teasley Doubles, DME Dominates at MIR

  There appears to be no class that Jeremy Teasley can’t win. The young Ohio racer doubled last time out in the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, winning DME Real Street and Crazy 8s. This time, at the Fast By…

The New Flow at MIROCK Events

  MIROCK Officials would like to take a quick minute to bring attention to some of the new changes this year and how they have effected our events that we all enjoy…   The new 3-day schedule along with starting…

DME Brings Their MPH Record Act Back to MIR

  DME Racing owner Dimey Eddinger, rider Joey Gladstone, tuner Andy Sawyer and the rest of the team are bringing their MPH record-setting performance back to Maryland International Raceway on May 31-June 2 for the next MIRock Superbike Series event.…

Bayonets Attached for MIRock War at MIR

  The stars of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series return to action May 31-June 2 for the Fast By Gast Summer Nationals at Maryland International Raceway in Budd’s Creek, MD. And with the $10,000 Pro Street “Battle Royale” coming…

Teasley and Shifflett Double at MIR

There’s nothing a racer loves better than to double—winning two classes at one event. And in the veteran-laden fields of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, doubling is double hard and double rewarding. And so it is fitting that two…

MIROCK Group Photo

  Dear MIROCK Sponsors and Tracks,   The MIROCK Superbike Series racers, crew, family, and staff would like to thank all of the series sponsors for their incredible support!   We will be sending all of you an 8×10 photo…

Perfect Rockingham Weather Fuels Record Runs

  It may have taken a full month to deliver, but Mother Nature and Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway track prep crew laid out a record setting buffet for Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series racers to feast on in the rain-delayed…

Added Qualifying Session Raises MIRock Opener Anticipation to Fever Pitch

  As if a four week rain delay didn’t boost the excitement surrounding the start of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series enough, Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood has added a Sunday morning qualifying session for all those racers who…

Make Sure Brakes are Working for MIROCK

  Safety first… Just a friendly reminder to all MIROCK racers that Front & Rear brakes are required and must be functional in Pro Mod, Pro Street, Real Street, Top Sportsman, Crazy 8’s, 4.60 Index, 5.60 Index, Pro E.T., and…

MIROCK Group Photo on April 27th

  Some exciting news for MIROCK sponsors, racers, crew and family! MIR will be organizing a HUGE “Group Racer Photo” just like this one in the staging lines on Saturday, April 27th at the Fast by Gast Spring Nationals. This…

MIROCK Brock’s Performance Street E.T. Purse Flyer Correction

The purse for the Brock’s Performance Street E.T. class at ALL MIROCK events is $1,000 to win, $300 to runner-up, $100 to semis, $50 to 1/4 finals, and $25 to 1/8 finals. Entry Fee is $50 (one-day) or $80 (two-day).…

NHRA License Required for MIROCK event at Atco Dragway

Originally MIROCK and Atco Dragway had hoped riders would not be required to have a NHRA License for the Atco event, but that is not the case. All riders entering the event at Atco Dragway will be required to have…

MIROCK Opener Rained Out

An extended winter weather pattern and deteriorating forecast have forced Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood to impose a one-month delay to the start of the 2013 Mickey Thompson Performance MIROCK Superbike Series which was to have begun this weekend.  …

MIROCK Paying $1,000 to First Harley Win in Any Class

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series has posted a $1,000 Cash Bonus to the first Harley Davidson motorcycle that wins in any class at a MIROCK event. The MIROCK Superbike Series offers nine different classes that many v-twins may…

MIROCK Ground Clearance Rule and Enforcement Tool

The 2″ Ground Clearance Rule will be enforced at MIROCK in 2013 in all sportsman and grudge classes. This has always been a rule but will now be randomly enforced for rider safety and to minimize downtime due to oil…

Orient Express, DME, Shinko and World Wide Bearings Back MIROCK, Rockingham Approaching

Rodney Williford, John Dobrin, Boo Brown, Shayne Proctor, and Andy Baumbach are all expected to not only defend their championship titles this weekend, but also to collect their unique championship apparel and 2012 Champion Trophies. The Mickey Thompson Performance Super…

MTC Engineering Posts $2,100 in MIROCK Contingency

MTC Engineering has posted $2,100 in the 2013 MIROCK Contingency Program. MTC Engineering has been a MIROCK Superbike Series contingency sponsor since 2008, and is proud to be able to keep giving back to their racers with the contingency program.…

Concepts posts $5,250 in MIROCK Contingency

Cycle Concepts continues their support to the MIROCK racers, and has posted $5,250 for the 2013 MIROCK Contingency Program. Cycle Concepts has been a MIROCK Superbike Series contingency sponsor since 2009, and has continued to payout in all MIROCK classes.…

MIR Owner Royce Miller Recovering from Successful Open Heart Surgery

Maryland International Raceway owner and MIROCK official, Royce Miller, is taking a leave of absence to recover from open heart surgery. Cycledrag.com would like to wish Miller a speedy recovery. Miller’s son Jason wrote, “Well they are finished with dad,…

New Index Class Added to MIROCK Series

MIROCK Superbike Series officials have announced that the Louis Concrete and Steel Company of High Point, NC, have entered into an agreement to sponsor a new Index Class, running off of a 4.60 Index. The 4.60 class will qualify on…

MIROCK Real Street Rule Revision

Real Street Rule Revision: MIROCK has decided to allow the aftermarket dashes in the Real Street class as there is no performance advantage to them, and the rule revision will be made to the rulebook tomorrow on www.mirockracing.com. However, all…

2013 MIROCK Rulebook

The 2013 M/T MIROCK Superbike Series Rulebook is now online. There has been a few clarifications and revisions made for the 2013 season along with a few new combinations for the Pro Street and Real Street. These new combinations include…

JRI Shocks Renews MIROCK Contingency Program

JRI Shocks has posted $1,925 in the 2013 MIROCK Contingency Program. JRI Shocks has been a MIROCK contingency sponsor for the last 3 years, and MIROCK would like to thank them for their loyal support. Make JRI Shocks your choice…

Vortex Racing posts $6,600 in the MIROCK Contingency

Vortex Racing has renewed their contingency sponsorship for the 3rd straight year, and has posted $6,600 for the 2013 season. Vortex Racing is the sole contingency sponsor for racing sprockets, so make Vortex your sprocket choice and get paid for…

Penske Shocks renews MIROCK Contingency Program

Penske Racing Shocks has posted $3,450 in the 2013 MIROCK Contingency Program. Penske Racing Shocks has been a MIROCK contingency sponsor since 2008 and MIROCK would like to thank them for their loyal support. When you are looking to put…

Brock’s Performance posts $39,600 in MIROCK contingency for 2013

In continuing its tradition of unrivaled racer support, Brock’s Performance has posted $39,600 in contingencies for the MIROCK race series for 2013.  This is up $3,600 from last season and this huge payout makes Brock’s Performance the biggest contingency sponsors…

Brock’s Performance Renews Street E.T. Sponsorship at MIROCK

Brock’s Performance has renewed their Street E.T. class sponsorship in the MIROCK Superbike Series for the 2013 season. Brock’s Performance has also been a loyal contingency sponsor of the MIROCK series since 2008. The Street E.T. class is a great…

2013 MIROCK Schedule and Class Designations

2013 MIROCK Schedule FBR Shop Spring Bike Open March 22 – 24, 2013 Rockingham, NC                     Professional Classes Run At Event:  PST, RST Sportsman Classes Run At Event:     T/S, C/8, P/ET, S/ET, 4.60, 5.60, GR     Fast by…

Pro Mod Demoted to an Exhibition Class in MIROCK for 2013

For 2013, The Pro Mod bike class will be run at select MIROCK events as an exhibition only class, and not run at all events. As of right now, the Pro Mod bike class will be run at the WPGC…

MIROCK Expands to Atco Raceway for 9 Events in 2013, US Nationals Returns

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series is proud to present our 2013 schedule and to announce the addition of the historic 44th annual Orient Express U.S. Nationals at Atco Raceway to our series. The 2013 schedule will feature a…

Mac McAdams’ New Ride

Longtime  motorcycle drag racer, Mac McAdams, recently announced some huge plans for the 2013 season on his Facebook page. McAdams, who finished second in the MIROCK Pro Mod point series this year wrote, “Well after 20years on M/C racing we…

Congrats to all the Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series Champions

Congrats to all the Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series Champions for their hard work and dedication to the MIROCK Superbike Series!   To view the 2012 MIROCK Champions, click the following link: http://www.mirockracing.com/championships/2012_champions.htm   To view the complete 2012…

Legends Take Big Wins at The Rock

Very few names in the history of motorcycle drag racing equal or top those of Billy Vose and Rickey Gadson. These two legends took home big wins from the 10th annual Lee’s Performance Fall Bike Nationals, that annual hustler’s paradise…

Consummate Comeback

After trailing Joey Gladstone by 34 points with two races left to go, Rodney Williford did exactly what he knew he had to do to earn his third MIROCK championship – win out. Williford defeated Greg Wallace in the final…

Biggest Maryland MIROCK Field Ever

Beautiful September weather and a booming racing organization came together to produce the biggest Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series ever held at Maryland International Raceway. MIR’s Fast by Gast Fall Nationals is always an autumn festival of speed, but with…

MIROCK Fast by Gast Fall Nationals Coverage

The MIROCK Fast by Gast Fall Nationals from Maryland International Raceway, Sept. 29-30, got underway at about 10:30am on Saturday after a precise and thorough track prep led by MIROCK official Jason Miller. With temperatures in the 60s and 70s…

MIROCK FBG Fall Nationals Sept 29-30 Weather Update

Per MIROCK Event Director Jason Miller MIROCK FBG Fall Nationals Weather Update: There is only a chance of a passing shower this weekend, and as always MIR will push hard to get the event completed. So trust in the MIR…

Record Annihilation Time at MIR

Maryland International Raceway’s autumn festival of speed returns September 29-30 when the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series rolls back into town with the world’s sickest drag racing motorcycles for the Fast by Gast Fall Nationals. The cooler end-of-September air meets…

MIROCK Series Points Standings Heading into Final MIR Event of 2012

MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES – PRO MOD “Top 10” Professional Class – Season points updated on 9-13-12 Position Rider Name Total Points 1 Ronald Procopio Jr 628 2 Rob Hunnicutt 442 3 Mac McAdams 391 4 Ryan Schnitz 324 5 Kenny…

MIROCK Gives Pro Street Liter Bikes 6 More Inches

The Orient Express Pro Street class has seen the tightest competition it has had in years. The best of the best with nitrous injected big bore bikes,  turbocharged big bore bikes, and turbocharged liter bikes have all achieved 6.9 second…

Hotel Information for MIROCK Bike Fest

MIROCK has hundreds of racers and thousands of fans traveling for the MIROCK-XDL FBG/WPGC “Bike Fest”, and if you need hotel rooms then please take notice. MIROCK officials have received calls from racers and fans that they are having trouble…

Biggest Bike Fest Ever on Tap at MIR

The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series returns to Maryland International Raceway for the biggest and baddest motorcycle drag racing, stunt and club culture event of the year—the Fast by Gast / WPGC Bike Fest on July 21-22, 2012. The weather…

MIROCK Superbike Showdown Returns to MIR, July 21-22.

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series returns to Maryland International Raceway for the biggest and best MIROCK event of the year at the Fast by Gast / WPGC Bike Fest on July 21-22, 2012. The event will feature Mickey…

Gladstone/DME Take Second Straight at 213 MPH

Rider Joey Gladstone and DME Racing aren’t just winning Orient Express Pro Street races, they’re setting milestone performance standards along the way. Last time out in the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, the team broke into the elite 6 Second…

Godspeed Barry “Georgia Boy” Greene

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the passing of former MIROCK Outlaw Pro Street racer Barry “Georgia Boy” Greene. On the morning of Friday, June 8th, Greene was involved in an auto accident on I-95 near Savannah, Ga., and later succumbed to head…

Pro Street Rules Change Delivers at MIR

A mid-season tweak to the Orient Express Pro Street rules delivered exactly the kind of parity between turbo and nitrous bikes that the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series was looking for. Giving the nitrous bikes back some of what was…

Pro Street Bringin’ the Action to MIR

A mid-season Orient Express Pro Street rule change, giving the nitrous bikes back some of what was taken away at the start of the year, promises to give the blue bottle crowd ammunition for revenge against the 6 second turbo…

MIROCK Mid-Season Rule Change for PST Nitrous Bikes

There have been rule changes in the Orient Express Pro Street class to help close the performance gap between the nitrous bikes and the turbo bikes for the last decade. The nitrous bikes were given many advantages in the rulebook,…

Six and a Win for Gladstone

When longtime Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series racer Dimey Eddinger decided to step out of the seat of his DME Racing sponsored Orient Express Pro Street bike, he probably didn’t expect the move to pay off so quickly. But new…

Sixes Rain Down on Maryland International Raceway

Showers that cancelled Saturday night’s program failed to dampen the high-horsepower action when the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series opened the Maryland International Raceway portion of its season with the Fast By Gast Spring Nationals this past weekend, April 28-29.…

Rodney Williford and Joey Gladstone Join Pro Street Six Second Club

At the MIROCK Fast by Gast Spring Nationals, Apr. 28-29, Rodney Williford became the third Pro Street rider to record a six-second elapsed time with a 6.95 at 204 mph in the second session of qualifying. Williford ran another 6.95…

MIROCK Spring Nationals Race Status 4/26

Race Status Report For MIROCK FBG Spring Nationals – There is only a 30% – 50% chance of a passing overnight shower on Saturday Night for Southern Maryland. The daytime forecasts for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday look great with partly…

MIRock Superstars Trailering to MIR

The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series is off to the most thrilling start in its history. New Orient Express Pro Street rules have the whole field bearing down on Ryan Schnitz’s HTP Performance Suzuki Hayabusa—the world’s first 6-second streetbike. Johnny…

Friday Testing at MIR before MIROCK Events

 The Fridays before MIROCK events at MIR in 2012 will now be an “OPEN” test session from 9am-5pm with no limit on entries anymore. The cost is $100 per bike (not per rider). You will not need to sign up…

McIntosh Machine Posts $16,200 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

McIntosh Machine & Fabrication has posted $16,200 in the 2012 MIROCK Contingency Program. McIntosh Machine & Fabrication has been a MIROCK Superbike Series contingency sponsor since 2008, and has quadrupled their postings for the 2012 season. So make McIntosh your…

CP-Carrillo posts $4,000 in the MIROCK Contingency Program

CP-Carrillo has renewed  their sponsorship for the second year in a row in the MIROCK Superbike Series contingency program, and has posted $4,000 in payouts. So make CP Pistons your choice for high performance pistons and make extra cash at…

No Joke Racing Takes Two at The Rock

While his hometown of Sebring, Florida, basked in the annual glory of its 12 hour sports car race, Ken Edwards took his No Joke motorcycle drag racing team up to Rockingham, North Carolina to claim it’s own slice of success.…

HTP Battles Difficult Track Conditions at MIROCK Opener

Richard Gadson joined the team this year with his nitrous Kawasaki ZX-14 Real Street bike.  HTP recently added a MoTeC M84 standalone ECU and custom nitrous kit.  Danny Cox and Ryan Schnitz are back with their nitrous Suzuki Hayabusa Pro…

Battling Troubles, Teasley Doubles

Multi-time motorcycle drag racing champion Jeremy Teasley was not having one of his customary easy weekends—not by a longshot. Looking to win his first Orient Express Pro Street championship, the 21 year-old Ohio native Teasley moved into the seat of…

FBR Shop to sponsor 5.60 Index class at all MIROCK events

The 5.60 Index class has been growing and growing the last few years at Rockingham Dragway and there has been a demand from racers to see the class expand to Maryland International Raceway as well so it could be run…

Mickey Thompson Tires Re-signs as MIROCK Series Title and Pro Mod Sponsor

Mickey Thompson Tires has renewed their title sponsorship of the MIROCK Superbike Series for the 12th year in a row, and has been an important partner in growth of the series in the last decade. In addition to their title…

Cycle Concepts posts $9,600 in MIROCK Contingency

Cycle Concepts has posted $9,600 in the 2012 MIROCK Contingency Program. Cycle Concepts has been a MIROCK Superbike Series contingency sponsor since 2009, and has continued to payout in all classes. All drag bikes and street bikes use a clutch…

Mickey Thompson Posts $12,000 in MIROCK Contingency

Mickey Thompson Tires has posted $12,000 in the 2012 MIROCK Contingency Program. Mickey Thompson has been the MIROCK Superbike Series Title Sponsor for the last 8 years and has been a contingency sponsor since 2009. When you are looking for…

Bates Leathers Posts $9,600 in MIROCK Contingency

Bates Leathers has renewed their contingency sponsorship for the 5th year in a row and has posted $9,600 in contingency! Bates Leathers will also have a display at all MIROCK events and can measure riders for their own custom drag…

Brock’s Performance Boosts MIROCK Contingency Posting

In continuing its tradition of unrivaled racer support, Brock’s Performance has posted $36,000 in contingencies for the MIROCK race series for 2012.  This is $4,000 more than Brock’s Performance posted for the series last season and makes Brocks Performance one…

Orient Express Renews MIROCK Pro Street Sponsorship

Once again, Orient Express has renewed their sponsorship contract for the famous Pro Street class featuring the World’s Fastest Streetbikes in the MIROCK Superbike Series. Orient Express has been the class sponsor of the Pro Street ever since its inception…

2012 MIROCK Contingeny Program

The MIROCK contingency program is better than ever in 2012. Click here for full details.

House of Speed Renews MIROCK Crazy 8’s Class Sponsorship

House of Speed has renewed their class sponsorship contract for the popular Crazy 8’s class for the thired year in a row! The House of Speed has supported the Crazy 8’s racers since the inception of the class back in…

Trac King Clutches and APE to Sponsor MIROCK Top Sportsman

Trac King Clutches / APE has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series for 2012! Trac King Clucthes / APE will be sponsoring the popular Top Sportsman class for the season! The Top Sportsman…

Brock’s Performance Signs on as Street ET sponsor at MIROCK

Brock’s Performance has signed on as the new Street ET class sponsor in the MIROCK Superbike Series for 2012! Brock’s Performance has been a loyal contingency sponsor of the MIROCK series since 2008, and wanted to step up their support…

Fast by Gast Renews MIR Sponsorship for 11th Straight Year

Fast by Gast has renewed their 2012 event title sponsorship of the MIROCK Superbike Series events at MIR for the 11th straight year. Fast by Gast is one of the longest running sponsors in the MIROCK Series and MIR is…

Three Championship Year for RMR

No one raced a Pro Street bike as often, as hard, and as winningly as Ronnie Mitchell Racing did in 2011. Riding the hot pink Suzuki Hayabusa known as Rizzo, Bud Yoder took both the Milan Dragway and NHDRO (No…

Hot Racing in Cool Weather at The Rock

The annual Lee’s Performance Fall Bike Nationals at Rockingham Dragway also serves as the finals for the MIRock Superbike Series, but this year—as always—it was more than just that. A family reunion atmosphere took over in the bright sun at…

Brock Weighs in on Ryan Schnitz’s First Six-Second Pro Street Motorcycle Pass

Ryan Schnitz has made history, becoming the first rider to record a six-second run on a street-tire bike at the MIROCK ‘Fast by Gast’ Fall Nationals at Maryland International Raceway.  Riding the nitrous-injected HTP Suzuki of Cecil Towner, Schnitz recorded…

Schnitz Makes History, First Street Bike Six at 6.90!

HTP Performance owner, Cecil Towner said if team rider Ryan Schnitz left straight, the first ever six-second Pro Street run would appear on the scoreboard. He was right. Schnitz, who has accrued multiple wins and records in MIROCK, AMA Prostar and…

Ron Procopio Resets MIROCK Pro Mod Record to 4.06

After waiting out a six-hour rain delay at the MIROCK Fall Nationals from Maryland International Raceway, Oct 1-2, multi-time MIROCK champion Ronnie Procopio reset the Pro Mod record to 4.067. Procopio ran a 4.067 in the opening round of qualifying…

Detour Instructiuons for this Weekend’s MIROCK Fall Nationals

The bridge over Allens Fresh Run on Budds Creek Road in Charles County will remain closed to traffic until mid-November after being destroyed by flooding during Tropical Storm Lee, according to a news release from the Maryland State Highway Administration.…

Gadson Crashes in Vegas

Multi-time motorcycle drag racing champion Rickey Gadson sustained a concussion after crashing in Las Vegas while participating in a Kawasaki promotional shoot on Friday, Sept. 23. On his Facebook page Gadson posted the following, “Thanks everyboby for there well wishes.…

MIROCK Fast by Gast Fall Nationals October 1-2 at MIR

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series heads to Maryland International Raceway for the last MIROCK event of the year in Maryland, at the Fast by Gast Fall Nationals on October 1 – 2, 2011. The event will feature Mickey…

MIROCK Schnitz Summer Sizzler Cancelled

The 16th annual Schnitz Summer Sizzler, the rain-plagued MIRock Superbike Series event originally re-scheduled for Labor Day weekend at Rockingham Dragway, has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts, according to track owner Steve Earwood. “With any re-scheduled event, you have…

Rockingham Summer Sizzler Postponed

A heavy rain shower washed out round No. 5 of the MIROCK Series, the Schnitz Summer Sizzler from Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina. MIROCK released the following information, “Regretfully we must announce that the Schnitz Racing Summer Sizzler has been…

Sunday Pro Mod Qualifying at The Rock

Rockingham Dragway has added a special qualifying session for Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Mod motorcycles during the sixteenth annual Schnitz Racing Summer Sizzler, Aug. 12-14. In addition to pro qualifying sessions at 1 pm, 4 pm and 7 pm on…

47 Vendors Confirmed for Upcoming MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest

The MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest is always one of the biggest events of the season.  This year’s race, July 23-24, may very well be the biggest ever. So far event promoter Jason Miller has confirmed 47 vendors for what is…

Anticipation Growing for MIROCK Bike Fest July 23-24

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series returns to Maryland International Raceway for the biggest MIROCK event of the year at the Fast by Gast / WPGC Bike Fest on July 23-24, 2011. The event will feature Mickey Thompson Pro…

NLR NMS-1000 Progressive Nitrous Controller Makes History

The NMS-1000 Progressive Nitrous Controller continues to show it’s dominance by resetting the the Nitrous ET record for a “Pro Street” motorcycle at Maryland International Raceway this past weekend. Check it out here Key Features: •    Billet Aluminum enclosure •   …

Nitrous and Turbos Live Happily Together at MIR

Despite forecasts for rain and oppressive heat and humidity, a strong Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MiRock Superbike Series field laid down quick runs and put on a thrilling show at Maryland International Raceway’s Fast By Gast Summer Showdown. And the…

Schweigert, Schnitz and Dobrin Victorious at MIROCK Summer Showdown

Let the turbo vs. nitrous war rage on.  All of the MIROCK Summer Showdown, June 11-12 from Maryland International Raceway, pro final round match-ups showcased drag racing’s long-standing turbo vs. nitrous rivalry. Final round results/notes Mickey Thompson Pro Mod No. 4…

Hunnicutt, Williford and Teasley Big Winners at Rockingham

Tight racing on Sunday and Grudge-style entertainment on Saturday were hallmarks of the FBR Shop Bike Week Nationals, May 21-22 at Rockingham Dragway. This third stop on the 2011 Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series ran flawlessly under Carolina…

Six Second Bounty on the Line in Pro Street at Rockingham FBR Nationals

The race to break Pro Street motorcycle racing’s 7.00 second barrier moves next week, May 20-22, to Rockingham Dragway where Bud Yoder of Flint, Mich., and Rougemont’s Rodney Williford are most likely to push the performance envelope during the ninth…

KZ Burnt to a Crisp at MIR

At the MIROCK Spring Nationals from Maryland International Raceway, Apr. 30-May 1, an electrical problem, racing fuel and a full bottle of nitrous made for a scary situation in the staging lanes when a Kawasaki KZ burst into flames.  The…

Big Maryland Weekend has MIRock on a Roll

  Nearly 500 racers and a sizable spectator crowd at the Fast By Gast Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway showed that the successful Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series season debut in Rockingham was the “new normal” for…

MIROCK Rider Weight and Wheelbase Rule Revision: DME Racing Real Street

by MIROCK’s Jason Miller We have made a few minor adjustments to rider weights & wheelbases in the DME Racing Real Street class at MIROCK. We have made the change to make 15 lb. rider weight increments for the next…

Teasley and Adams Performance Annihilate Real Street Record

“What can I say, the weekend went very well—better then I planned,” said Jeremy Teasley. The reigning Real Street champion started the 2011 season with a record shattering 7.79 on his very first official pass of the year at the…

Sweet Looking Lids

Perhaps nothing at a motorcycle race is more eye-catching and noticeable than a one-of-a-kind, vibrant and unforgettable custom painted helmet. Tag “Tagger” Gasparian, owner of Tagger Designs in Lake Elsinore, Calif., has been stealing the attention of race enthusiasts for…

Huge Crowd Witnesses Rockingham Opener

A large, grudge-hungry crowd flocked down from North Carolina’s Sand Hills to Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway for the March 19-20 Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series Honda/Suzuki of Sanford Spring Bike Open. They witnessed Northeast motormouth “Chachi” trashtalk his…

Adams Performance Plans an Even Better 2011

“2010 was a remarkable year,” said Adams Performance crew chief Garron Miller, and he wasn’t just talking trash. With another Real Street championship, wins and records on the revolutionary Adams Performance/Roger Starrette built and tuned Pro Street Kawasaki ZX14, Supersport…

Vantine Racing Takes New Bike on the Road

Veteran Pro Mod racer David Vantine ended the 2010 racing season with a runner-up finish the first time out on his brand new Suzuki. Going to the final the first time out on a new bike is rare enough, but…

Innovative Performance Racing Posts $1,200 in MIROCK Contingency

Innovative Performance Racing has come on board as a brand new sponsor of the MIROCK Superbike Series. Innovative Performance Racing has joined the MIROCK Contingency Program and has posted $1,200 in the program. Innovative Performance Racing will be paying $100…