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A Bit of Indy Car Comes to Nitro Harley

A bit of Indy car comes to Nitro Harley   Some say necessity is the mother of invention. Not a bad train of thought for John “Red” Rhea, of Nashville, Tennessee, when it comes to his drag bike’s necessities. John…

Larry McBride Returns to Action With “Blue”

Dragbike racing fans have not seen the last of one of the sport’s most famous and accomplished motorcycles. Top Fuel legend and 14-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride planned to retire his storied and iconic 21-year-old motorcycle following the season opening…

Korry Hogan and Team Alwine Return to Competition at the HTP Performance Man Cup in Memphis

It’s race week for the Korry Hogan – Alewine team as they eagerly prepare for their season debut at the Manufacturers Cup HTP Performance nationals (June 19-21st) in Memphis, TN. While the team recently tested at US131 Motorsports Park two…

Nitro Harley’s Rise in Popularity at IHRA Nitro Jam Events

The riders of IHRA’s Nitro Harley class are among the most popular classes this season. With 2,000 horsepower, nitro-burning engines placed just inches beneath their chest, a Nitro Harley covers the quarter-mile in a little over six seconds at more…

Larry “Drums” Brancaccio’s Surgery Successful Following High Speed Crash

Nitro Harley dragike legend Larry “Drums” Brancaccio, 57, of Nutley, N.J. underwent successful surgery to repair fractures sustained during a high speed crash May 29th at the IHRA Nitro Jam at Cordova International Raceway, in Cordova, Ill.  After an impressive…

Larry “Drums” Brancaccio in Stable Condition Following Top End Accident

Larry “Drums” Brancaccio was involved in an accident after running off the end of the drag strip during the second round of Nitro Harley qualifying Friday night at the Nitro Jam Summer Nationals at Cordova International Raceway in Cordova, Ill.,…

Nitro Harley Qualifying Results From IHRA Nitro Jam Summer Nationals

Qualifying results from the IHRA Nitro Jam Summer Nationals at Cordova International Raceway in Cordova, Illinois. NITRO HARLEY — after two rounds 1 Jay Turner (Julian, North Carolina) 6.334 sec./220.66 mph 2 Larry “Drums” Brancaccio (Nutley, New Jersey) 6.377 sec./214.38…

Video of Ian King’s 5.83

Check out a clip of European Top Fuel Motorcycle racer Ian King’s career best 5.83 at 232 mph at Santa Pod Raceway.

APE Jay Shares an Elmer Trett Story

As many of you know, APE and Trett Racing were hooked up from the first time he came out west with the Kawasaki until that fateful day in Indy. During that decade plus, virtually everything APE produced for the Kawasaki…

Hawaya Racing First Nitro School of the Year Recap

This past week, HRP held the first Nitro Bike School of 2015. This was our first outing since restructure of the school programs inception in 2010. Two riders and their crew personnel met at our facility in NC for the…

Australia’s Chris Matheson Looking for Top Fuel Record

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels will be attempting to set another Australian record, however, this time on his Nitro Harley V-Twin at the upcoming Winternationals.  Matheson holds the outright Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Record on his Four Cylinder Nitro…

Brian and Ann Johnson – a Dragbike Marriage, Together Forever

By all accounts, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Brian Johnson and his supportive, loving wife Ann were inseparable.  The tight-knit couple was so close and in such unison, perhaps it’s apropos they passed within a month of one other. Ann left…

Larry ‘Spiderman’ McBride to Attend British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala Awards

The news about the VIP guest list for the 2015 British Drag Racing Hall of Fame (BDRHoF) Gala Awards Dinner at the Savill Court Hotel, Windsor Great Park, on November 21st 2015 just keeps on coming. Following announcements about the…

Terry Kizer to Race a Top Fuel Motorcycle

There is more good news for fans, racers and supporters of the Top Fuel Motorcycle class.  A category, which some feared was headed for extinction after the collapse of the economy a few years back, has been significantly solidified with…

The Story of Sam Wills’ Top Fuel Motorcycle Five in Testing

On April 28th Top Fuel Motorcycle racer Sam Wills entered the desirable, rare and precious five second zone with a swift 5.97 at 243 mph during a test session at Royal Purple Raceway in Houston, Texas. It’s an accomplishment of a lifetime…

Spiderman’s “Blue” Not Through? Steve McBride Comments

Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s crew chief and brother, Steve, let it be known before the ManCup Spring Nationals, April 10-12, with the team’s new bike nearing completion, Valdosta would likely be the last race for the Spiderman’s beloved and record-setting motorcycle…

IHRA Palm Beach Nationals Nitro Harley Qualifying

Final qualifying results from the IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals Presented By Sunoco Race Fuels at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida. NITRO HARLEY 1. Rickey House (Humble, Texas) 6.334 sec./217.77 mph 2. Tii Tharpe (East Bend, North…

Harley-Davidson Stock Drops 10%, Plans to Reduce Production

Harley-Davidson Inc. is scaling back motorcycle production as it loses sales to rivals offering discounts of as much as $3,000 a bike. Shares of the Milwaukee-based company dropped sharply on Tuesday after it reported a 1.3% drop in first quarter…

IHRA Nitro Harleys Headed to Palm Beach International Raceway

The IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series has invaded Florida and following a spectacular show at Bradenton it now is headed to West Palm Beach. The IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals Presented By Sunoco Race Fuels will take place…

IHRA Nitro Harley Points After Bradenton

The IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series points battles were shuffled after drivers encountered luck, both good and bad, at last weekend’s IHRA Nitro Jam Southern Nationals in Bradenton, Florida. Randal Andras of Amelia, Louisiana, moved into first place in…

Chris Matheson Wired For Top Fuel Motorcycle Success

After starting on a high winning Round One of the Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship earlier this year, Multiple Australian Champion and current National Record holder Chris Matheson has come back to Earth with a thud. Matheson said “we basically…

Remembering Top Fuel Motorcycle Legend Brian Johnson – 1948 to 2015

It was with a large measure of sadness that on April 13th, 2015 I read of the passing of British Top Fuel motorcycle drag racing legend Brian Johnson, via social media.  I had to read and re-read the posting to…

Keith “Scooter” Kizer Comments on the Passing of Brian Johnson – Calls Him UK’s Elmer Trett

Keith “Scooter” Kizer served as the president and guiding force of AMA/Prostar from 1989 to 2006.  Kizer worked closely with Top Fuel racer Brian Johnson, who unexpectedly passed away earlier this week. “Brian Johnson was the Elmer Trett of the…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Legend Brian Johnson Passes

Brian Johnson, a legend of Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing has unexpectedly passed away. Cycledrag.com sends its deepest condolences to all of Johnson’s friends and family.   On Facebook, Top Fuel Motorcycle racer Ian King wrote, “We just heard the…

Last Race for Larry McBride’s Legendary “Blue” Top Fuel Motorcycle?

When a collegiate wrestler finishes a marvelous career with a victory, he often leaves his shoes in the middle of the mat and walks off for the final time. Perhaps Larry “Spiderman” McBride should leave one of “Blue’s” massive Mickey…

Help Design Larry McBride’s New Top Fuel Dragbike Paint Scheme

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 14-time national champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride needs your creative input. McBride is inching closer to debuting his much-anticipated, state-of-the-art, nitro-fueled dragbike. McBride and his brother Steve encountered several obstacles to overcome in constructing the one-off machine,…

Larry Brancaccio Teams up with Jims

Larry “Drums” Brancaccio of Bammer Racing, Nutley, NJ,  is pleased to announce that JIMS will be on board as a product sponsor as they compete in 2015 IHRA Nitro Jam Spring Nationals Harley Series.   Looking to take his 97th career win…

Quicksilver Powersports Lubricants Partners With Valerie Thompson Racing Land Speed Racing Team

In 2015, Quicksilver Powersports Lubricants will help power seven-time land speed record holder Valerie Thompson on her quest to reach record speeds at the Southern California Timing Association (SCTA), East Coast Timing Association (ECTA) and Utah Salt Flats Racing Association…

Larry McBride Recalls Humorous Jim Kizer Story

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of his respected friend, longtime AMA/Prostar top-end official Jim Kizer. So often, McBride relied on Kizer and his watchful eyes. Kizer was there to take…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Rescues Jack Hammer

Legendary 14 time Top Fuel AMA Motorcycle Champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride to the Rescue. After winning Round One of the Australian National Drag Racing championship, Nitro Harley rider and Multiple Australian National Champion Chris Matheson needed some clutch spares in…

Matheson’s Noisy Bar Stool !

After a win in Round One of the Pro-Series Australian Drag Racing Championship, Multiple Australian Champion and current Record Holder Chris Matheson is hoping to back up his Nitro Slam winning performance. Matheson a Brisbane based Top Fuel Motorcycle racer…

Jay Turner Wins IHRA Nitro Jam Opener

The first race of the 2015 International Hot Rod Association’s Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season now is in the record books. Fans at Southwestern International Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., were treated to an exciting show as Mike McIntire (AMSOIL…

Capone Ready to Step Up to Top Fuel

Team HeadBlade and Capone Racing are ready to announce their 2015 Drag race schedule. During the winter break after numerous phone conversations resulting in a trip to the sunny South to test ride for Tracy Kile’s Bad Apple racing’s Top…

2015 IHRA Nitro Jam and Nitro Harley Class Kick Off This Weekend

 The International Hot Rod Association’s 2015 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season will open this weekend at Southwestern International Raceway in Tucson, Ariz.   The fifth annual Good Vibrations Motorsports Southwestern Nationals presented by Budweiser – featuring the fastest cars…

S&S Cycle Inc. Joins PMRA as Nitro Pro Dragster Class Sponsor

Professional Motorcycle Racing Association (PMRA) is pleased to announce that S&S Cycle is the new class sponsor for the Nitro Pro Dragster class for 2015. Nitro Pro Dragster was a new class in 2014, competing at only three out of…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Inspired by Bluebird

Australian Multiple Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson has taken out the first round of the Australian National Drag Racing Championship at Kwinana Perth Motorplex. Matheson said he had inspiration from English land and water speed record holder Donald Campbell,…

Dave Vantine Season Wrap-Up

David Vantine and the Pollard Nitrosports team finished off 2014 with a consistent, if not earth-rotating, weekend at the Manufacturers Cup World Finals at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta. The yellow, Greg Pollard-built Top Fuel motorcycle outlasted Sam Wills…

Ray Price Racing Wins 2014 NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series Championship

After capturing the teams fifth NHRA win at Mission Raceway Park back in September, the Akea/Ray Price Racing team was excited about their chances of winning the championship. The team prepared for the upcoming NHRA Las Vegas final by competing…

Johnny Vickers Becomes First NHRA Pro Fuel Champion

Hawaya Racing Team made the 3 ½ day trip to “The Strip” in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Harley Davidson Racing Series finals at the NHRA Lucas Oil event. Johnny Vickers in his eighth NHRA event this year, decided it…

Larry McBride Earns 14th Championship and New World Record

One event after one of the most frustrating outings of his career, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride rebounded with one of his best.  McBride exited the Motec MANCUP World Finals from Valdosta, Ga., Nov. 14-16 with his 14th championship…

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen to Visit MANCUP World Finals

On the weekend of the fastest, quickest, motorcycle drag race of 2014, MTC Engineering will host a gathering of the elite eight members of the official “MTC 5 Second Club” during the running of the MANCUP World Finals. On November…

Rain Silences Nitro Harleys at The Rock

The 23rd annual Jim McClure Nitro Nationals made it down to the last couple of Top Fuel Harley-Davidsons in the third and final qualifying round before a heavy storm, followed by persistent drizzles, soaked Steve Earwood’s legendary Rockingham Dragway on…

Ron Gledhill Motorcycle Drag Racing Ready for Vegas

Below is a blog from Ron Gledhill’s Nitro Harley Team. Ron Gledhill Motorcycle Drag Racing has struggled most of the 2014 race season. Every race we were spinning the tire at the same point of the race track. It didn’t…

Jay Turner Wins Memphis, Mike Scott Wins Championship

By far the most exciting battle of the weekend at the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals at Memphis International Raceway was in the Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series Nitro Harley, with four riders entering the event within reach of…

McBride Endures Thrash of his Career at MIROCK Fall Nationals, Still Puts on a Show

At some point, nearly every drag racer experiences one of those trying, demoralizing weekends where nothing seems to go right.  For some it occurs multiple times a season. Larry “Spiderman” McBride, a 12-time world champion and multi-time record holder has not had many downers…

Grimes Faces 220 MPH Nitro Harley Shark Attack

If he is to repeat as Top Fuel champion at this week’s 23rd annual Jim McClure All-Harley Nitro Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) world record-holder Tommy Grimes may have to stave off a “Shark” attack. Texan…

McBride and Vantine Aiming for More Motorcycle Drag Racing History at MIR

The last time Top Fuel dragbike racers Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine met at Maryland International Raceway history was made. At the WPGC Bike Fest, July 25-27, the duo produced motorcycle drag racing’s first side-by-side five second pass when McBride accelerated…

King Wins 8th European Dragbike Championship

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals continued their amazing win record in the FIM European Championship when rider Ian King clinched his 8th European Championship at his home track of Santa Pod Raceway, UK, and the team’s third…

Motorcycle Drag Racing’s “King” of Mosten

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals took time out from their European Championship schedule to participate in the unique Mosten Raceday in Ørsted, Denmark. The event staged by the British and American motorcycle club Mosten MC is a…

Ray Price Racing Travels to Canada’s West Coast to Capture Fifth Win

Ray Price racing traveled all the way to Mission Raceway in Mission, British Columbia, Canada, to attend the eighth race in the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series this past weekend. The team tested on Thursday to prepare the 1,000 horse…

McBride and Vantine Enthrall Atco Fans

When MIROCK motorcycle drag racing booked Top Fuel superstars Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine for a three-event match race series in 2014, the idea was to put on the best show possible for the fans. After the penultimate nitro…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Returns to Fabled Atco Raceway

The address 1000 Jackson Rd, Atco, N.J., is a footnote in the history of motorcycle drag racing. For decades Atco Raceway’s U.S. Motorcycle Nationals was arguably the world’s premiere dragbike race. It’s where AMA Prostar was born in 1989. Throughout his…

Gulf Oil Top Fuel Motorcycle Drag Racing Tame German Track

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals team headed to the penultimate race of the 2014 FIM European Dragracing Championship with some trepidation. Despite its status as the biggest event on the European tour with an estimated 50,000 spectators…

Freddie Robbins Wins Top Fuel at Amsoil WMDRA Sturgis Nationals

When Mike Bahnmaier Racing Team’s pulls into a track, they’re there to make a statement. This powerhouse team brought five Nitro bikes for their 2014 trip to Sturgis for the Amsoil WMDRA Nationals. Bahnmaier’s team started as it has for almost…

WMDRA Sturgis Motorcycle Drag Racing Recap

Sturgis Dragway was the perfect backdrop for the grass roots motorcycle drag racing of the 3rd Annual AMSOIL Sturgis Nationals, held August 5 and 6 during the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Not only did racers have to battle the…

Vickers Runs the Table and Takes 4th Dragbike Wally at Cecil County

Hawaya Racing Team headed to Cecil County Dragway in Maryland this past weekend for the NHRA Lucas Oil Screamin Eagle Series race presented by Harley Davidson Motor Company. Johnny Vickers in his sixth NHRA event this year, was riding the…

Two Weeks of Dragbike Dominance for Larry “Spiderman” McBride

Facing back-to-back races 750 miles apart can be a challenging experience. Top Fuel Motorcycle virtuoso Larry “Spiderman” McBride made the most of the arduous work and travel it took to pull off consecutive race weekends. After winning a match race series and recording…

Ray Price Racing Collects Fourth Win in Columbus

If there was ever a time when everything just worked in their favor, it was at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at National Trail Raceway for the Buckeye Fuel Wars event. From the time the team made their…

2 x 5 = Top Fuel History at MIR

For the first time ever at a Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series event, Top Fuel motorcycles took to the meticulously prepped quarter mile at Maryland International Raceway. It was the WPGC Bike Fest this past weekend, July 25-27, and while…

McBride Comments on Producing Dragbike Racing’s First Side-by-side 5 with Vantine

Drag racing history was made at the MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway, July 25-27. Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride and sophomore nitro racer Dave Vantine mesmerized fans with the sport’s quickest side-by-side pass during a…

Shocking Scare for Top Fuel Racer Chris Matheson

Multiple Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson took the full brunt of a freak accident in Round 5 of the Australian Pro-Series Championship, held at Hidden Valley Dragstrip in Darwin over the weekend of 11-12 July. Matheson received a full…

Team HeadBlade/Capone Racing Headed to Ohio

Now that Team HeadBlade and Capone Racing have made their big Nitro announcement, some folks thought or hoped they were done this season with the Pro Mod and Pro Gas program. Well get ready because they’re making plans for the…

Gulf Oil Dragracing Breaks Record, Take Honors in Finland

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals team headed to the second race 2014 FIM European Dragracing Championship calendar with a slim Championship lead and with the comfort of an unusually optimistic weather forecast. The `Nitro Nationals’ were hosted…

Mike Scott Leads IHRA Nitro Harley Qualifying on Friday in Cordova

In Nitro Harley, Canadian Mike Scott led the way with a 6.617-second pass at 180.24 mph. Alvin Kobernusz, from nearby Manly, Iowa, was second with a 7.103 at 187.50 and Rocky Jackson was third. Nitro Harley – 1. Mike Scott…

MIR’s WPGC Dragbike Fest goes NITRO!

What makes the most anticipated event on the motorcycle drag racing and culture calendar better? Nitro! For the first time ever at a Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series event, Top Fuel motorcycles will light the sky and rotate the earth…

WMDRA Introduces Motorcycle Drag Racing 101 for Media

The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is excited to add a Drag Racing 101 clinic to their popular drag racing school at Sturgis, to be presented exclusively for members of the press and media. Race School Director Mark E.…

Exciting Nitro Harley Category Takes Stronghold in IHRA

With interest in motorcycle drag racing dwindling in some areas of the country, the sport needs all the support it can get. Fans of Top Fuel Harley-Davidson dragbike racing were left to lament when the AHDRA (All Harley Drag Racing…

Cowden Wins IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals

Damian Cownden, from Victoria, B.C., won the Drag Specialties Nitro Bike category, meeting up with Nate Gagnon, from Qualican Beach, B.C. in the final. Gagnon, who won IHRA’s most recent race in Grand Bend,Ontario just two weeks ago, had the…

Ray Price Racing Captures Third NHRA Nitro Harley Win

Whenever Ray Price Racing brings the 1,000 horsepower Top Fuel Harley Akea Express, the crowds are always in for the ride-of-their-lives. And at the NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series event at Bristol Dragway, the team certainly did just that…

Vintage Top Fuel Drag Bikes Come To St. Johns

For more than three decades, the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. Johns has showcased some of America’s finest vintage cars. This year, they’ll also be showcasing some of the country’s finest vintage motorcycles. Not just any motorcycles but Top…

Nitro Vodoo Top Fuel Dragbike Heading to Croc Country, 75 Hours of Driving

Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team are preparing to travel across the outback North from their Brisbane base in Queensland to Hidden Valley, Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. Matheson said the trip is…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s New Top Fuel Dragbike Comes to Life

After over five years of incredibly thoughtful and meticulous labor, Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s new, cutting-edge, mostly handmade motorcycle is nearly complete. In early June the beastly 1,200 horsepower-plus motor fired-up for the very first time. “It sounds sharp,” McBride said.…

All Hawaya Racing Final in Bristol

Hawaya Racing Team headed to Bristol, Tennessee this past weekend for the NHRA Lucas Oil Screamin Eagle Series race presented by Harley Davidson Motor Company. Johnny Vickers in his fourth NHRA event this year, was riding the #1 school bike,…

Capone Racing Stepping up to Nitro Dragbikes

Team HeadBlade and Capone Racing are no strangers around the drag strips of America. After racing for almost a decade, winning championships, setting and re-setting records in The Street, Pro Gas and Pro Mod classes, yep, it’s happening—NITRO NITRO NITRO.…

McBride Wins Home Track East Coast Cup With a 5.84

Prior to the final round of the East Coast Cup at Virginia Motorsports Park, June 20-22, Larry “Spiderman” McBride and his crew put what they deemed to be a low-5.90 tune-up in the 12-time champion’s record-breaking Top Fuel dragbike. The…

Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Dragbike Takes the Gold at the Winternationals

Australia’s quickest Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson has taken the Gold Christmas Tree at the 40th Australian Winternationals held at Willowbank in Queensland, Australia last weekend. Matheson, Australian Multiple Champion was ecstatic after the win. My Team are the…

Team Half Fast Dragbike Racing Rumbles to the Final at The Rock

The Discount Tire-Lucas Oil-Wheels Through Time-Sponsored Sportster raced hard and fast to the Final Round at AMRA’s Nitro Nationals at The Rock in Rockingham, North Carolina on June 1, 2014. The Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley, North Carolina…

Team HeadBlade Dragbike Racing Goes Red in Rockingham

Well, the shiny new graphics on the Team HeadBlade/ Capone Racing rig did look awesome in the pits, even when the puddles were up to the axles. Mark Godin, crew chief, and Capone pulled out last season’s new and improved…

Ian King’s Top Fuel Dragbike Takes Point Lead

Following the Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals Top Fuel team success at the opening round of the USA Championship in June they headed to the opening round of the 2014 European Championship `Main Event’ at Santa Pod Raceway,…

Cox Moves to Fourth in Nitro Harley Dragbike IHRA Points at Rockingham Dragway

After not competing in the first two International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam Series events of 2014, Mark Cox on the No. 41 Romine-prepared Harley-Davidson has managed to climb to fourth in the point standings in the Nitro Harley…

World’s Quickest and Fastest Harley Dragbikes at The Rock This Weekend

The world’s quickest and fastest Harley-Davidson motorcycles, including the national record-holding Top Fuel bike of Harley legend Ray Price, descend on Rockingham Dragway this weekend for the American Motorcycle Racing Association’s All-Harley Nitro Nationals. An international lineup of bikes and…

Janette Thornley and Her Harley Dragbike Headed to the Rock

Dream Chaser Racin’s, Janette Thornley and her Harley Dragbike have kicked off her third season, running just fine and getting stronger each event. After four events, she has two finals appearances. Thornley says, “We’re really pleased with our first few…

Nitro Harleys Return to Rockingham Dragway

May 31-June 1st is when track owner Steve Earwood will welcome back the Harley Nation to Rockingham Dragway for the AMRA Nitro Naitonals. This weekend you can see hear and smell nitro and ground pounding smoking burnouts. This all-Harley Davidson…

Frank Capone to Show New Trailer and Revamped Dragbikes at the Rock

Team HeadBlade/Capone Racing with Frank Capone are in transit with shiny new graphics on their Team HeadBlade race rig. Anything else new? We think you’ll be surprised as Capone pulls out last season’s new and improved Pro Gas and Pro…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Up For Winters Redemption

Australian Multiple Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion and National Record holder Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team are aiming to right his wrongs after red lighting at the recent X Champs in Sydney earlier this month. Matheson said s#*t happens,…

IHRA Nitro Harley Points Tighten

IHRA’s closest competition this season resides in the Nitro Harley ranks as Louisiana rider Randal Andras sits atop the standings with three others hot on his heels. Reaching the semifinals in every race this season with one win, Andras currently…

Ian King Begins Top Fuel Motorcycle Title Defense

The Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals Top Fuel Motorcycle team start their defense of their 2013 European Championship Crown at the season opening Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway, UK this weekend. Along with the usual members the…

Nitro Harley Dragbike Racer Larry “Drums” Brancaccio “Locked Up”

Drums Brancaccio made some strange moves this weekend at Rockingham Dragway. from sliding down the wall on Saturday to stopping at half track to leaving early. Larry, Drums, Brancaccio of Bammer Racing out of Nutley, NJ is completing with the…

Weber Grills and Harley-Davidson™ Team Up for Big Burger Battle

To announce their new partnership with Harley-Davidson, Weber-Stephen Products LLC, the company that ignited the backyard grilling revolution more than 60 years ago, is kick-starting a burger competition that invites grillers to submit their best burger recipe for a chance…

Matheson’s Top Fuel Dragbike Sees Red in Sydney

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson was eliminated with a red light at the X Champs at Sydney Dragway last weekend. In an eventful round of the A.N.D.R.A. Championship, Matheson, along with most of the field of 10 Top…

Rupert, Hoerner, Turner, Maroney, Larsen top qualifying at IHRA Palm Beach Nationals

Up until the final pass of the night, it was beginning to look like another Goforth, DeFlorian showdown in Mountain Motor Pro Stock.   That was until Todd Hoerner pulled to the line.   With teammate Cary Goforth and rival…

Bammer Top Fuel Harley Racing Ready for IHRA Night of Fire

Larry “Drums” Brancaccio of Bammer Racing is flying solo this weekend at Moroso Motorsports Park, near West Palm Beach, FL. BUT he is NOT alone. Brancaccio’s crew was unable to attend the IHRA Night of Fire celebration, but Drums couldn’t…

Ray Price Racing Nitro Harley Captures Second Win in a Row

The Ray Price Harley-Davidson drag race team captured its second win in a row this past weekend as part of the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series at Royal Purple Raceway, Houston, TX as part of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag…

Valdosta Was a Fairytale Weekend for Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King

In what was a truly transatlantic team effort, the Gulf Oil Dragracing Top Fuel team in conjunction with John and Dea Morgan Racing and BlackCat Motorsports made history at the opening round of the 2014 Manufacturers Cup event at South…

Huge Top Fuel Dragbike Showdown Forthcoming in Australia

The upcoming X Champs at Sydney Dragway is shaping up to be a big Top Fuel Motorcycle showdown, with an oversized field of Top Fuel Motorcycle entries, all vying for the title. Perth-based Mark Drew will make the long haul…

Mark Cox Collects Back-to-back Nitro Harley IHRA Wins 12 Years Apart, Rides Record Books

Mark Cox wants to win an IHRA championship.   Over the past several years the 55-year-old North Carolinian has won championships in just about everything on two wheels, but an IHRA title and, more importantly, a Top Fuel Harley title,…

King Moves Up on All-time Quickest Dragbike Racer List

Top Fuel Motorcycle racer Ian King secured the final spot of the eight-member, MTC 5 Second Club with a personal best of 5.87 at the 2014 Spring Cup in Valdosta, Ga. King also cracked into the top-five on the all-time…

IHRA Nitro Harley Dragbikes Preparing for South Florida

It is known throughout the drag racing world as one of the fastest, most pristine tracks in all of racing. And now, the International Hot Rod Association’s best racers will travel to Palm Beach International Raceway™ (PBIR) for two thrilling…

Vantine’s Explosive Top Fuel Motorcycle Weekend

David Vantine and the Pollard Nitrosports team rolled into the Manufacturers Cup Exoticycle/Roaring Toyz Spring Cup race at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta with the expressed aim of collecting the last jacket remaining in the MTC 5 Top Fuel…

Ray Price Racing Captures First Win of 2014 NHRA Harley-Davidson Dragbike Racing Series

The Ray Price Harley-Davidson drag race team captured its first NHRA Harley-Davidson Dragbike Racing Series win at Virginia Motorsports Park, Dinwiddie, VA as part of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series on April 4 – 5, 2014. With the…