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Paul Gast Wins PDRA Norwalk

Motorcycle drag racing legend Paul Gast put together a streak of 3-second passes aboard his Fast By Gast Hayabusa to pick up the win in his first PDRA Pro Nitrous Motorcycle appearance of the season in Norwalk, Ohio, May 29-30.…

XDA Racers Beat the Heat at the MTC Summer Nationals

The XDA’s 36th Annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park was hot on and off the track this past weekend, with temperatures in the high 90s.    XDA racers got the Trifecta in track prep at VMP’s world-renowned…

PDRA Motorcycles Returning to Norwalk for American Doorslammer Challenge

After making its long-awaited debut at Summit Motorsports Park in 2021, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) returns to the popular northern Ohio track this weekend, May 26-28, for the DeCerbo Construction American Doorslammer Challenge presented by Callies Performance. A…

Three Big Motorcycle Drag Racing Stories Heading into Santa Pod

Three stories illuminate the feast of motorcycle drag racing promised for The Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway, 26th-29th May: It may be the last time that Eric Teboul’s astounding, 280mph rocket bike traverses the Santa Pod quarter-mile Hans-Henrik Thomsen aims…

Matt Smith Gets Win on Suzuki

Matt Smith achieved a personal milestone Sunday at Virginia Motorsports Park, winning on his brand new Suzuki at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.   In Pro Stock Motorcycle, defending world champ Smith denied Steve Johnson his third straight win, adding another…

Angie Smith Improves to Retain No. 1 Qualifying Position

Angie Smith was part of another record-setting day at Virginia Motorsports Park, running the fastest pass in track history on Saturday to qualify No. 1 at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. After setting track records on Friday in Pro Stock Motorcycle,…

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…

XDA Rolls Into Virginia to Heat Things Up

On May 20-22, XDA takes Motorcycle Drag Racing back to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 36th annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals. XDA offers a quality show with over 700 professional, sportsman, and grudge motorcycle drag racers in competition. This season…

Jianna Salinas Evaristo Returns to Pro Stock Motorcycle With New Name

Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jianna Evaristo (formerly Jianna Salinas) is returning to NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series action this weekend at the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. Evaristo sustained injuries from an on-site incident during testing prior…

Angie Smith Excited For Return to Virginia Motorsports Park

A self-described slow starter in her Pro Stock Motorcycle career, Angie Smith has been determined to change that to open the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. She’s done just that through the first three events for the…

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…

How Steve Johnson Won Back-to-Back Races

Steve Johnson and his Slick 50 / USA Electric Suzuki enjoyed a banner two weeks in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. On Sunday, April 24th at the NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park, Johnson picked up his first…

Larry McBride vs. Dave Vantine Discount Ticket Code, May 13-15 Virginia Motorsports Park

The two quickest active motorcycle drag racers in the world are about to meet on the big stage, the NHRA Virginia Nationals May 13-15 and Cycledrag has your opportunity to save on tickets by purchasing from teh link below. It…

Excitement Builds for NHRA’s Return to Richmond

For the first time since 2019, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to Virginia Motorsports Park for the Virginia NHRA Nationals on May 13-15.   It marks the seventh of 22 races during the 2022…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Return to NHRA National Event For First Time in 20 Years, May 13-15 for Race with Dave Vantine

It’s an incredibly special year for Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing. At the upcoming NHRA Virginia Nationals, May 13-15, Top Fuel four-cylinder motorcycles will make their return to a NHRA National event for the first time in decades as world-record-holder…

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…

Angie Smith Comments on Matt Smith Switching Bikes in Eliminations

Wife of defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith posted a message on Facebook to those objecting to her husband starting the NHRA Spring Nationals on a Suzuki and finishing it on a Buell, en route to a runner-up…

MWDRS Memphis Nationals Motorcycle Final Moves to St. Louis

Moisture on the racing surface prevented the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) presented by J&A Service from completing Saturday eliminations at the MWDRS Memphis Nationals at Memphis International Raceway (MIR). Eliminations will be contested at the next…

Frankie Stotz Crash Update

The motorcycle drag racing world got a scare on Saturday night when no-bar racer Frankie Stotz crashed his DME turbo bike on Saturday night at the XDA Spring Nationals at Maryland International Raceway.  Fortunately Stotz was not seriously injured and…

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…

AHDRA Remembers “Nitro Santa” with Gainesville Opener

Much like the life of nitro Harley tuner Don “DJ” Johnson, the all-American motorcycle drag race named in his honor ended too soon on April 3rd. Saturday rain shut down qualifying for the AHDRA Don “DJ” Johnson Nitro Spring Nationals…

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…

AHDRA “DJ” Spring Nationals Video Coverage

Enjoy some video coverage from the AHDRA Don “DJ” Johnson Nationals from Gainesville Raceway, April 1-3. Nitro Qualifying Round No. 1 There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like…

A New Era for Top Fuel Motorcycles About to Begin

Top Fuel motorcycles will have an active year in 2022, with a new look to the old class. The world’s most powerful motorcycles will begin a new season of competition with a three-race points season this year, sponsored by Pingel…

AHDRA to Remember “Nitro Santa” with Gainesville Opener

Only a legend like the late Don “D.J.” Johnson could bring out the Top Fuel Harley-Davidson community like what is expected at the AHDRA season opener at Gainesville Raceway. Named in honor of the man known worldwide as the “Nitro…

XDA Season to Kick Off April 22-24

The XDA kicks off the season at Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland with the 28th annual Platinum General Services Spring Nationals and Awards Ceremony on April 22-24, 2022!    Spectators are welcome!   The event features the Orient Express…

Pep Boys Auto Service To Sponsor NHRA Top Fuel Points Leader Mike Salinas At Several 2022 Events

Pep Boys Auto Service & Tires recently announced that Pep Boys, one of the nation’s leading automotive service networks, is partnering with NHRA Top Fuel driver Mike Salinas at several events on the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule…

Cycledrag and Monday Morning Racer Recap a Wild Gatornationals and Talk Drag Bikes

Big thanks to Monday Morning Racer for talking motorcycle drag racing with Cycledrag. We talk NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle, NHRA Top Fuel Harley, Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, Larry “Spiderman” McBride, John Force Racing, Scott Hall and a lot more…… check…

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…

Jasmine Salinas Snags First TAD Win for Scrappers Racing in Gainesville

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol Dragster driver Jasmine Salinas walked away with her first national event win today at the 53rd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, one of the most iconic races on the NHRA tour.…

Karen Stoffer Wins Gatornationals, Lowers Record to 6.66

After nearly retiring at the end of last season, veteran racer Karen Stoffer got her return off to the best start possible  at the historic and 53rd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway on Sunday. Stoffer wrapped…

Matt Smith Ready to Begin NHRA PSM Title Defense

After waiting for years to find success at Gainesville Raceway, Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Matt Smith has now proven to be unbeatable as of late at the historic track. The five-time and defending world champ has won the Amalie Motor…

Alan Reinhart Shop Tour and Pro Stock Motorcycle Preview

In this video Cycledrag makes a stop in Tucson, Ariz. to visit with the voice of the NHRA Alan Reinhart. We get to see Reinhart’s shop, some of his toys and we talk about what will be a big season…

Steve Huff Aiming for 200 MPH Electric Pass in front of Huge Gatornationals Crowd

The only man to go over 200 mph in an electric dragster Steve Huff is aiming to accomplish the elusive feat in front of what is expected to be one of the biggest crowds of the year at the NHRA…

WFO and Cycledrag Preview the Pro Stock Motorcycle Season

In this video WFO Radio’s Joe Castello and Cycledrag’s Jack Korpela preview the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle season and get an unexpected beer bath.  There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook…

MAVTV Motorsports Network to Broadcast 2022 Mid-West Drag Racing Series Season

MAVTV Motorsports Network, a division of Lucas Oil Products, will once again broadcast all eight races on the 2022 Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service season. The events will be streamed live on MAVTV Plus,…

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…

Summit Racing Equipment Extends Commitment to Mid-West Drag Racing Series

Summit Racing Equipment, The World’s Speed Shop®, will continue its role as the title sponsor of the Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) in 2022, series officials announced today. Summit is entering its fourth year as the title sponsor of the…

Pro Street Legend Kent Stotz Announces Drag Racing Retirement, Lists Bike For Sale

Before many of today’s drag racers were even born, Kent Stotz was laying the foundation of his legacy in motorcycle drag racing. Kent stepped into motorcycle drag racing in the late 1970’s with the Mr. Turbo team. Turbocharging was very much in its infancy during…

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…

Matt Hines to Serve as Technical Leader for Vance & Hines MotoAmerica’s King of the Baggers Team

Vance & Hines today announced the details of the company’s involvement in MotoAmerica’s King of the Baggers (KOTB) racing series in 2022. The company will field a two-bike team featuring James Rispoli and Taylor Knapp riding, with technical support from…

NHRA Youth and Education Program Grows with Pep Boys

NHRA welcomes Pep Boys and Mac Tools to the team of partners of the NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) Program. The NHRA YES Program is the only full-time education program in motorsports providing quality educational content and activities for…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Impresses at Comeback Test Session

Top Fuel Motorcycle world record holder and legend, Larry “Spiderman” McBride made his return to motorcycle drag racing after a knee replacement and other complications kept him off of his Nitro drag bike for more than 14 months.  In this…

Nitro Grinch Steals Show at Snow Outlaws

Taking a radical new build from completion to the winners’ circle rarely happens right off the bat in motorsports, yet that’s exactly what did happen at the Snow Outlaws Winter Nationals presented by Rice Lake Tourism. A rowdy Wisconsin crowd…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Get Back on Top Fuel Bike after 14 Months

For 20-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion and nitro drag bike racing legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride it feels like its been a lifetime since he made a run on his world record-holding motorcycle “Star.” The last time we saw McBride in…

$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…

Snow Outlaws Snowmobile Drag Racing Set to Kick It Up

Snow Outlaws—the nation’s hottest snowmobile drag racing series—is set to kick up huge white rooster-tails as the peaceful winter blanket around Rice Lake, Wisconsin, gets seriously disturbed. The Snow Outlaws Winter Nationals presented by Rice Lake Tourism puts treads to…

New Australian Top Fuel Championship Goes Off With a Bang

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

Jianna Salinas Recovering After High Speed Testing Crash

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

Coolest Old School Drag Bikes

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

Must-See Drag Bikes

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

Harley Livewire vs. Tesla Plaid in Quietest Drag Race

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

Incredible Top End Footage of No-Bar Bikes

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

First Round Kings Of Grudge $90K Big 8 Coverage

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

Chris Hand Top Fuel Motorcycle Man Cup Finals Blog

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

7 Hours of Man Cup Finals Live Coverage

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

Richard Gadson Going Bagger Racing with 187 Custom Cycles

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

Top Bike Joins New Australian Top Fuel Championship

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

Top Fuel Harley Gets Six NHRA Races in 2022

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

2022 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule

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

Weather Stages Spectacular One-Day AHDRA Finals

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

NHRA 24/7 Channel Coming

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

Matt Smith Wins 5th NHRA Championship at Wild Season Finale

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

Karen Stoffer Flips The Script For Championship Sunday

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

Steve Johnson Eager for the Biggest Weekend of His Career

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

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

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

It Comes Down to This: AHDRA at Gainesville

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

Steve Johnson Wins Vegas to Control his Championship Destiny

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

World’s Second Fastest Motorcycle For Sale

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

Angelle Sampey Thrilled Over Opportunity for Championship No. 4

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

Pro Stock Motorcycle Point Battle Rolls Into Las Vegas

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

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

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

Angelle Sampey Wins Bristol

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

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

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

Peery Aims For Top Fuel Sweep at the Rock

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

Champions Strut at the XDA Season Finale

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

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

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

Rockingham and ManCup Sign Three Year Extension

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

Matt Smith Takes Points Lead Heading Into Final Races

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

GRC sponsored Hog’s Gone Wild Points Series Grand Finale

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

2022 XDA Schedule

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

2022 Man Cup Schedule

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

XDA Champions will be crowned at DME Racing Fall Nationals

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

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

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

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

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

Locals and Champs Win Big with NHDRO at Norwalk

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

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

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

Motorcycle Community Sending Thoughts and Prayers to Cory Reed Following Crash

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