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Angelle Sampey Aiming for Strong Start at Gatornationals

Racing at Gainesville Raceway, the site of this weekend’s AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals has always been a big deal for three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey and this year is no different. In addition to it being…

Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed Ready for 49th annual NHRA Gatornationals

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey will compete for the first race of the 2018 season this weekend at the 49th annual NHRA Gatornationals. With newly painted PSE/Team Liberty Racing Victory Magnum motorcycles and a dyno installed in…

Flyin’ Ryan Oehler is Gassed for the Gators

Two-time American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) Pro Modified champion Flyin’ Ryan Oehler tested the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) waters last year and found the temperature just right for a full assault on this season’s Road to the Future award—the…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Preview, the Season of 200 MPH? Johnson to Race for Savoie

It’s that time once again. It’s spring break for dragbike racing fans.   The NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class begins its 32nd season of competition at the Amalie Oil Gatornationals from Gainesville, Fla., March 15-18 and there are plenty of…

Australian Nitro Harley Drag Racer Adam Layton Selected A GoPro Ambassador

When was the last time you met an ambassador in the sport of drag racing? It’s a title normally reserved for an accredited diplomat who works in a foreign country representing his or her country. However, in the case of…

Kelly Clontz and San Marino Aim for Rookie of the Year

After 14 seasons as a sportsman motorcycle drag racer, Kelly Clontz made her first dip into NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racing last year, qualifying at her debut race in Englishtown and then again at Charlotte and Maple Grove.   Clontz…

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Extends Points Lead With Westernationals Top Bike Win

The 2018 MacTrack Westernationals was certainly an event that had plenty of nail-biting excitement, especially in the 400 Thunder Championship Pro classes. For Chris Matheson, the current Top Fuel Motorcycle champ came into the event with a to-do list and…

Eddie Krawiec Aiming for First 200 MPH Pro Stock Motorcycle Run in Gainesville

As the defending world champion, Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Eddie Krawiec wants to keep that momentum going as the class opens its 2018 season at the 49th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 15-18 at Gainesville Raceway. A five-time event…

After Record-Setting Season, What’s Next For Larry “Spiderman” McBride?

What drives a competitor to push for more after already accomplishing so much? It’s a question Tom Brady and other successful athletes are often asked in the latter stages of their career. “The love of the sport,” is a common…

Chris Matheson On a Mission To Break Australian 6.04 Top Fuel Motorcycle Record

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson is closing in on Perth, Western Australia to try and break his national record of 6.04 seconds, a record he has held since 2013. A four-time Australian drag racing champion, Matheson is on…

Motorcycle Drag Racing Set to Kick off at the Mardi Gras

The 2018 motorcycle drag racing southeastern season kicks off with Christopher Mark’s annual Mardi Gras Explosion, held once again in Cajun country at No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, Louisiana. The action gets under way on Friday, February 23 with…

Autralian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Preparing For Westernationals

Chris Matheson – Australia’s quickest and fastest man on a motorcycle, and current Top Fuel motorcycle champion is preparing to travel from his home base in Brisbane to Perth to compete at the 47th annual Mac Track Westernationals on March…

Doug Vancil and Terry Vance React to Victorious Nitro Harley Debut

After nearly a decade hiatus as a rider, multi-time champion Doug Vancil looked as if he never took a break, motoring his brand new, Vance & Hines / Tucker Rocky Nitro Harley to a debut victory at the NHRA Lucas…

NHRA Lucas Oil Winternationals Nitro Harley Coverage and More

Its time to go racing! The 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season kicked with the returning Doug Vancil powering to the Nitro Harley qualifying lead at the 58th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto…

Pingel Top Fuel Twin Five Second Club Announced

ManCup is pleased to announce that longtime Top Fuel sponsor Pingel Enterprise will reward Pingel Top Fuel Twin riders with induction into Nitro immortality via the exclusive Pingel Top Fuel Twin five second club. Riders will have the opportunity to…

DENSO Sponsors Angie and Matt Smith for 2018 NHRA Season

DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., will serve as the primary sponsor for Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Angie Smith in the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. DENSO also will…

Samson Exhaust Teams Up With Nitro Harley Racer Dennis Fisher

Samson Exhaust is excited to announce its partnership with Championship Nitro Harley rider Dennis Fisher (“Dennis The Nitro Menace”) at select NHRA events and six AMRA events in 2018. The Samson Exhaust Top Fuel Harley makes its debut at Daytona…

Meet the Dragbike Racers of Wild Horse Motorsports Park Plus Race Coverage

Cycledrag.com made an impromptu trip to beautiful Wild Horse Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. to cover dragbike racing at a Summit points event. Seeing trailers and tire smoke from I-10 was just too much to resist. Enjoy getting to know…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson’s Runs 6.10 En Route to Victory

It was a fine balancing act for current 400 Thunder Top Bike Champion Chris Matheson at the Santo’s Summer Thunder event at Sydney Dragway. High temperatures made it difficult and uncomfortable for everyone, but in the end, the “Nitro Voodoo”…

Englishtown to Cease Drag Racing Operations, NHRA Reacts

Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the Napp family owned and operated business announced today a reorganization of the company’s business operations. To achieve this goal, Raceway Park will no longer conduct quarter mile or eighth mile drag racing events effective…

Will it be the Year of the Supercharger in Top Fuel Harley?

Racers and fans are poised for what could be a ground-breaking, revolutionary season for the always-popular Top Fuel Harley category. The biggest question is – will this season bring the first Nitro Harley five-second run? One of the most significant…

Vance & Hines Announces Top Fuel Harley Team, Doug Vancil Returns

Vance & Hines is proud to announce a return to Top Fuel racing with rider Doug Vancil and tuner Mike Romine to compete in the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley category of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson On The Right Path For Santo’s Summer Thunder Success

Two weeks ago at Willowbank’s New Years Thunder event Australian Top Bike champion Chris Matheson saw significant improvements in the performance of his Nitro Voodoo V2 Top Fuel Motorcycle.   Matheson had the opportunity to match-race in a nitro dual…

Classic Two-Stroke and More Drag Racing, Super Eliminator Season Recap

Super Eliminator ran three races in 2017 and the only way to describe the season is Wow !!  The core of racers has grown into a very tight-knit group of hardcore racers that know how to step up performance with…

Another Chapter in the Turbo vs. Nitrous Rivalry – Nitrous Teams Weigh-in on PDRA Rule Change

It’s time to write another chapter in dragbike racing’s longstanding, contentious turbo vs. nitrous rivalry. This time the battleground is the PDRA (Professional Drag Racing Association). For the 2018 season PDRA announced a major change to its Pro Extreme Motorcycle…

30 Quickest Motorcycle Drag Racers in the World

Here is the updated list of the 30 quickest dragbike racers of all-time. Congratulations to all the outstanding riders on this list.  1. Larry McBride,USA, 5.611, Man Cup, SGMP, 11/19/17 2. Peter Svensson, SWE, 5.709, UEM,Tierp Arena, 08/24/12 3. David…

Travis Davis Dedicates PDRA Championship to his Late Mother

Last season, when veteran dragbike racer Travis Davis of Douglas, Ga. dreamed of adding a PDRA Pro Extreme Motorcycle championship to his resume, he knew he would have a mountain of adversity to climb. The class has been growing increasingly…

DME Congratulates MANCUP All-Star Shootout Winner Rodney Williford

For the second straight year, motorcycle drag racing fabrication powerhouse DME Racing partnered with Dave and Jason Dunigan’s Dunigan Racing, and Chris Connelly and his Pro Stock Inc., to put on the DME Racing All-Star Pro Street Shootout. This $10,000-to-win…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Shatters World Records, Wins 18th Championship

After nearly four decades of fearless, record-setting motorcycle drag racing, Larry “Spiderman” McBride put in the performance of his career, shattering world records with a 5.61 elapsed-time and 258 mph speed at the ManCup Finals, Nov. 17-19, from South Georgia…

“Rookie to Champ” In Less Than A Year! – Dennis Fisher Recaps his Memorable Nitro Harley Season

So You Want To Ride Top Fuel/Nitro Funny Bike?   Talk about a wild year!  A couple of years ago I wrote an article about my experience riding a Pro Fuel Nitro Harley.  For those of you that recall that…

Andrew Hines Wins Season Finale

Andrew Hines won the Pro Stock Motorcycle portion of the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to continue his streak of 14 consecutive seasons with at least one victory. He defeated teammate and newly crowned 2017…

Locked in Tight Points Battle, Larry “Spiderman” McBride in Search of Championship at ManCup Season Finale

After more than four decades in the sport of dragbike racing and 17 championship titles won, one may question if Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride has the same zeal and enthusiasm he did as a younger man. The…

Chip Ellis Qualifies No. 1 on Friday on Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Chip Ellis rode to a 6.805 pass at 196.53 to lead the field. Ellis was quickest in both of the qualifying sessions at Pomona history during qualifying at the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. Ellis…

Dale Hamilton Dominates the Rock’s IDBL World Finals

Fog Forces Four to Split the Big Money; Litten, Teasley Among Other Winners Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood called the IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5, the best all-motorcycle race the Rock has seen in more than 15 years. Hundreds of…

Conditions Perfect for IDBL World Finals

With picture-perfect conditions forecasted throughout the weekend, it’s the perfect opportunity to get those drag bikes cranked up one last time this season at the International Drag Bike League (IDBL) World Finals on Nov. 3-5 at Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway.  …

Eddie Krawiec Wins Vegas on his Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson

In Pro Stock Motorcycle t the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Oct. 29 category points leader Krawiec rode his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to a 6.924 at 193.16 defeating Hector…

MPS $10,000 Bracket Race to be part of IDBL World Finals Weekend

Calling All Drag Bike Racers: Don’t miss the opportunity to compete in the richest race of the year with the biggest purse of the year, the $10,000-to-win MPS High-Stakes Bracket Race, at the International Drag Bike League (IDBL) World Finals…

Records and Personal Bests Expected to Fall as Pro Street Racers Gather for Exciting Weekend at IDBL World Finals at the Rock

How quick will the popular Orient Express Pro Street Bikes go in the cool November air at the IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5? Several racers expect to leave this event with a new personal best and a new ranking on…

IDBL Tournament of Champions Standings Heading Into World Finals, Nov. 3-5 at Rockingham Dragway

IDBL Tournament of Champions!   On Sunday November 5th at Rockingham Dragway we will hold our Tournament of Champions to crown Pro ET and Street ET season champs. To qualify you must have won a Pro ET or Street ET…

DME Nationals at Rockingham Dragway: a Historical event Builds Excitement for IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5

The Man Cup 2017 DME Nationals, held at Rockingham Dragway, September, 23-24 2017, was a historical event to be sure.  The race was full of great side-by-side drag racing at a first class racing facility and the on track performance…

Record-Breaking IDBL Fall Nationals Moves to World Finals, Nov. 3-5 at the Rock

Overcast conditions helped produce record-setting runs at the International Drag Bike League (IBDL) DME Fall Nationals held at Maryland International Raceway last weekend. However, those conditions also produced rain late Sunday, meaning eliminations in four divisions – the Orient Express $10,000-to…

IDBL Fall Nationals Moves to World Finals, Nov. 3-5 at the Rock

If racers and fans of Maryland International Raceway have learned one thing it’s never trust the forecast. In the week leading up to the IDBL DME Fall Nationals presented by All-State the weatherman showed little hope of getting any racing…

Rickey Gadson Impressive in NHDRO Debut, Looking Forward to IDBL Race Oct. 6-8 at MDIR

Motorcycle drag racing veteran Rickey Gadson enjoyed a successful NHDRO debut at the DME / Pro Stock Inc. World Finals from Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Ind. Sept 29 – Oct. 1. Gadson, an accomplished pro racer, threw his Kawasaki…

IDBL Fall Nationals Motorcycle Poised to be a Record-Breaker this Weekend at Maryland International Raceway

Calling all racers and fans of incredibly fast, high performance motorcycles, do not miss what is likely to be a record-breaking event, The IDBL DME Fall Nationals, this weekend, Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International Raceway.  A great weekend forecast in…

IDBL Bike Fest Sets Up Huge Nitro Harley and Pro Fuel Dragbike Race, Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International Raceway

Who will be the IDBL’s first Trim-Tex Nitro Harley champion?  We will find out in the cool autumn air, Oct. 6-8, at Maryland International Raceway at the popular DME Fall Nationals. This epic and thrilling race is one not to be…

Chip Ellis to Enter $10K IDBL Pro Street Battle Royale, Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International Raceway

Many of the top motorcycle drag racers in the world assemble at Maryland International Raceway in the Fall for the grand, $10,000-to win Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale. For this year’s fifth annual race, Oct. 6-8, successful team owner…

Eddie Krawiec Striving for Countdown Perfection and Another Vance & Hines Harley V-Rod NHRA Title

Eddie Krawiec’s start to the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship has been nothing short of perfect. He has won the first two Pro Stock Motorcycle events, firmly putting the three-time world champion in the driver’s seat heading to…

NHRA Countdown Playoffs Change for 2018

The complexion of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship will take a new form as four of the national events will change dates for the upcoming season.   The Dodge NHRA Nationals will kick…

A Big Weeknd for Rockingham Dragway Builds Excitement for IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5

In the wake of last weekend’s ManCup Fall Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, track owner Steve Earwood admitted that he was both amused and confused by suggestions that his track “was back” after Niki “Niki Zak” Zakrzewski, Rodney Williford and Larry…

Larry “Spiderman” Runs Career Best 255 MPH Speed and Wins Rockingham

There is a new speed king in motorcycle drag racing. Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride knew his Trim-Tex-backed team needed to be on its game heading into Rockingham Dragway, Sept. 23-24, to defend a slim five-point lead over veteran Sam Wills in the ManCup…

Eddie Krawiec Wins Reading

Krawiec rode to the Pro Stock Motorcycle victory with a 6.852 at 196.70 on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to better LE Tonglet on his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki in the finals, Sunday at the 33rd annual Dodge…

Kerfuffle Aside, Hector Arana Jr. Stays Focused on Big Prize with Another Top Finish

Although fans and the media will likely talk about the starting line kerfuffle between Lucas Oil Racing TV pro rider Hector Arana Jr. and semifinal foe LE Tonglet, the composed 28-year-old will maintain his laser focus on what matters the…

Scotty Pollacheck Snags First Career No. 1 Qualifying Effort in Reading

Scotty Pollacheck moved atop the Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying order with a 6.822 at 196.76 on his Suzuki Extended Protection Suzuki in the final qualifying session on Saturday at the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals in front of a sellout…

Lucas Oil Racing TV Pro Hector Arana Jr. to Start Reading Race from No. 3 position

Hector Arana Jr. further solidified his place among the top riders in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class Saturday by locking down the No. 3 position in the elimination field of the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals.   After leading opening…

Niki Zakrzewski Becomes First Female Motorcycle Drag Racer to Eclipse 200 MPH!

Niki Taube Zakrzewski carved out her place in motorcycle drag racing history, by running a stunning 6.51 at an historic 200.65 MPH, Sat., Sept. 23, at Rockingham Dragway.  This is the first time in motorcycle drag racing competition that a…

Hector Arana Jr. Secures Provisional Pro Stock Motorcycle Pole in Reading

There was no chance of running the first 200-mph Pro Stock Motorcycle pass Friday at the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals, so Lucas Oil Racing TV pro Hector Arana Jr. did the next best thing by claiming the provisional pole…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer L.E. Tonglet Believes He Can Recreate Regular Season Success at Dodge Nationals

A class-best five wins during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series regular season showed the type of performance Pro Stock Motorcycle’s LE Tonglet is capable of this year. It’s also why Tonglet won’t let a slow start to the…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Ian King Anticipating Rockingham

Following the huge disappointment of the rained out Memphis TN event the Gulf Oil Drag Racing team made the long trip to the inaugural Galot Motorsports Park event in North Carolina with hopes for better luck than the season had…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Rides Slim Point Lead Into Penultimate ManCup Dragbike Race

With just two races to go in the ManCup dragbike series, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride enters this weekend’s race at Rockingham Dragway, Sept. 23-24, locked in a tight championship battle with veteran Sam Wills.  A mere five…

Eddie Krawiec Wins Pro Stock Motorcycle in Charlotte

Eddie Krawiec took home the Pro Stock Motorcycle victory with a 6.850 at 196.87 on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to take down his teammate Andrew Hines in the final round. Krawiec took over the points lead as…

Andrew Hines Takes Pro Stock Motorcycle Pole in Charlotte

Andrew Hines finished atop the Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying order with a 6.825 at 196.50 on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson in his first pass on Friday. He locked down his 39th career No. 1 qualifier and first…

Lucas Oil Racing TV Rider Hector Arana Jr. Beginning ‘Best Chance Ever’ at NHRA Title

Lucas Oil Racing TV pro Hector Arana Jr. has piloted great motorcycles in the past, finishing second-through-fifth in the final world rankings in five of his six pro campaigns, but he says he’s never started the Countdown to the Championship…

Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed to Step Back and Invest in Team’s Future, Return to Competition in Las Vegas

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey announced today that they will be taking time off the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing circuit to focus on their engine program and will return to Pro Stock Motorcycle competition at the…

Larry McBride and Dave Vantine Reflect on Record-Breaking Weekend in the IDBL, Eye World Records Oct. 6-8

The excitement continues to build for the upcoming IDBL DME Fall Nationals from Maryland International Raceway, Oct. 6-8, where world records could fall.  Top Fuel Motorcycle fans were treated to a show for the ages at the IDBL Bike Fest…

NHRA Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Series Expands to 10 Events in 2018

NHRA officials announced today that the popular Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series category will expand and compete at 10 events on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The first race of the season…

Eddie Krawiec Refelcts on Pro Stock Motorcycle U.S. Nationals Victory

Eddie Krawiec rode to the Pro Stock Motorcycle win with his 6.858 pass at 196.90 on his Screamin’ Eagle / Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to defeat Hector Arana Jr. and his Lucas Oil Buell’s 6.886 pass at 195.48 at the…

Eddie Krawiec Takes U.S. Nationals Pole into Race Day

Eddie Krawiec secured his third Pro Stock Motorcycle No. 1 qualifier of the season, 36th of his career and second at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals with his 6.822 pass at 196.62 on his Screamin’ Eagle / Vance & Hines…

Eddie Krawiec Grabs Top Spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle at U.S. Nationals Day No. 2

Eddie Krawiec raced to the top of the Pro Stock Motorcycle category with a 6.822 pass at 196.62 on his Screamin’ Eagle / Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson during his third qualifying run to bump teammate Andrew Hines to the second…

Andrew Hines Tops Day No.1 of U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle Qualifying

Defending event winner Andrew Hines is at the top of the Pro Stock Motorcycle order with a 6.825 pass a 194.74 on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson on Friday of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s biggest…

IDBL to Host Grayson Motorsports “Racing for Ribbons” Breast Cancer Fundraiser, Oct. 6-8 at MDIR

In honor of October’s breast cancer awareness month, the IDBL (International Drag Bike League) is proud to announce the creation of the Grayson Motorsports “Racing for Ribbons” fundraiser to be held at the DME Fall Nationals Oct. 6-8 at Maryland…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Andrew Hines Understands How Special Indy Is

Andrew Hines remembers begging his father, Byron, to take him to the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals for as long as he can remember. Nearly three decades later, the five-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion gets just as excited for the…

Lucas Oil Racing TV’s Hector Arana Jr.  Hopes to Heal Wounds in ‘Hometown’ of Indy

During last year’s installment of the biggest drag racing event in the world, Arana piloted his Lucas Oil Racing TV Buell to the final round, but he came up just short of capturing his second “Wally” trophy in Indy. Although…

Dragbike Community Asking for Prayers for Injured Nitro Harley Racer Dean Comunal – Update

Update – Thursday 8:00 PM – Dean Comunal’s girlfriend Susan Adina writes, “Dean is out of surgery and resting comfortably. The dcotors finally felt comfortable with the healing progress of the organs and damage they were so closely monitoring, to…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Defending Champion Jerry Savoie Wins Brainered

Jerry Savoie, the Pro Stock Motorcycle reigning world champion, defeated teammate and points leader LE Tonglet in the finals at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainered International Raceway.   Savoie, the Pro Stock Motorcycle reigning world champion, defeated teammate…

Gigantic IDBL Pro Mod Championship Race Moves to Rockingham World Finals, Nov. 3-5

The inaugural IDBL Pro Mod championship chase just got even bigger. After a competitive and successful IDBL debut at the WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30, the championship chase moves to the crisp November air of Rockingham Dragway…

IDBL “Paint The 1/4 Pink” Means Green for Cancer Patients

In its fifth year, the International Drag Bike League’s “Paint the 1/4 Pink” program raised over $7,000 to support those who have suffered from cancer.   “Paint the 1/4 Pink” was part of the IDBL’s Bike Fest on July 28-30.…

Joe Ferraro Claims New England Dragway Motorcycle Masters Championship

On Saturday, August 12th, 2017, Joe Ferraro, of RI won the New England Dragway Motorcycle Masters contest on his first try.  Considering he was in competition against the best of the best at New England Dragway, that’s quite an accomplishment.  …

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Pro Eliminations Video Broadcast

Below you can relive the record-setting IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30. The outstanding coverage from MotormaniaTV features Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine’s world record-run in Pingel and APE Top Fuel, along with exciting action from…

IDBL WPGC Bike Fest Shatters Records, Quickest Side-by-Side Run in Dragbike History Recorded

The International Drag Bike League’s premier event, the WPGC Bike Fest lived up to its year-long hype with multiple record-setting performances. Thousands of racers, riders and fans packed Maryland International Raceway to produce one of the biggest motorcycle drag races…

Matheson Wrestles Croc at Hidden Valley and Sets New Top Fuel Motorcycle Track Record

Multiple Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion, Chris Matheson has taken home a much sort after Crocodile Skull Trophy and a Thunder 400 Christmas Tree, after the Nitro Voodoo Team efforts at Darwin’s Hidden Valley “Nitro Up North” meeting last weekend…

Larry McBride and Dave Vantine Make Motorsports History With Quickest Side-by-Side Dragbike run

July 29th, 2017 will serve as a footnote in the history of motorcycle racing. At the IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, Top Fuel legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine re-wrote the record book with the quickest…

Maryland Dragbike Fest Aiming to Break Records and Raise Money for Breast Cancer

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) invades Maryland International Raceway this weekend, July 28-30, hoping to smash records and raise money for those suffering from breast cancer.  With world-famous bike builder Paul Teutul Sr. from television’s Orange County Choppers (OCC)…

Everything You Need to Know About the Gigantic, Can’t-Miss IDBL WPCG Bike Fest, July 28-30 at MDIR

We are quickly approaching what has become one of the largest motorcycle races and festivals of the year – the much, anticipated IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway (MDIR), July 28-30.  This page is designed to provide you…

New Owner Of Former Joey Gladstone Championship-Winning Real Street Hayabusa Revealed, A Champion Returns

A few weeks ago Cycledrag.com reported the IDBL Real Street championship-winning, all-motor Suzuki Hayabusa of Joey and Skip Gladstone, known as “Maggie May” had been sold and would soon resurface. Cycledrag.com is poised to reveal the new owner of this impressive machine, which features a…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Takes Pole and Runner-Up Finish at Galot

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 16-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride knew his team would be put to the test under the hot summer sun at the ManCup MTC Nationals, July 15-16, from Galot Motorsports Park in South Dunn, N.C.  In the team’s…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Debut New Look on his Trim-Tex Top Fuel Motorcycle at Galot

ManCup Top Fuel Motorcycle point leader and 16-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride is ready to get back to work at this weekend’s, July 15-16, MTC Nationals, from beautiful eighth-mile track, Galot Motorsports Park in South Dunn N.C.  The legendary racer will debut a new…

Paul Teutul Sr. and Orange County Choppers to Take Part in IDBL Bike Fest, July 30 at Maryland International Raceway

He entertained millions on his hit reality show and even sat in the board room with President Trump. Now he’s on his way to one of the biggest motorcycle drag races and festivals of the year. The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud…

IDBL Tech Official Will King Issues Reminder for 600 Supersport Racers – Fuel Protocol

One of the most exciting and competitive classes in all of drag racing makes its return to the sport for the first time in more than a decade July 28-30 at the IDBL WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway .…

Red Hot Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer L.E. Tonglet Wins Chicago

L.E Tonglet outlasted the Pro Stock Motorcycle field at the 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by K&N Filters at Route 66 Raceway.   Points leader Tonglet secured his fourth Pro Stock Motorcycle victory in six events…

Dragbike Veteran Steve Johnson to Enter 400th NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Race in Chicago

Steve Johnson will reach an impressive accomplishment at this weekend’s 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by K&N at Route 66 Raceway, as the Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran will compete at his 400th NHRA event.   The…

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Focusing on One Round at a Time Heading into Chicago

On the horizon of the second half of the season, it would be easy to look too far ahead of oneself and let it hinder a race weekend’s performance but not Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey. In…

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Set for Territory

Australia’s current Number 1 Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team are making final preparations for the Nitro Up North season opener in Darwin later this month.     Matheson said he was eager to continue…

Allegany Motor & Pump Service Jumps on Board with Angelle Sampey and Team Liberty Racing

It was announced today that Allegany Motor & Pump Service, Inc. is joining forces with Angelle Sampey as an associate sponsor on her 2017 PSE/Team Liberty Racing Victory Magnum Pro Stock Motorcycle.     “Determination, dedication, and family are some…

Tonglet’s Norwalk Pro Stock Motorcycle Win Keeps the WAR Machine Rolling

No two-car or two-bike NHRA team is dominating a class the way White Alligator Racing (WAR) is in Pro Stock Motorcycle. The Louisiana-based Suzuki team has won four straight races in the Mello Yello series and qualified number one in…

Gladstone’s Real Street Championship-Winning Suzuki Hayabusa Sold, Will Resurface Soon

Cycledrag.com has confirmed Skip and Joey Gladstone’s IDBL championship-winning DME Real Street “All-Motor” Suzuki Hayabusa “Maggie May” has been sold and will soon resurface. Much has changed since the last time the bike competed in the IDBL.  On a chilly…

L.E Tonglet Wins Norwalk, Takes Pro Stock Motorcycle Point Lead

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, L.E Tonglet emerged victorious with a 6.824 at 195.76 in his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki to defeat Matt Smith’s pass of 6.882 at 195.31 in his Victory Polaris Magnum at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals…

Mickey Thompson to Back Pro Bike Battle All-Star Race

Mickey Thompson Tires has been named the official sponsor of the Pro Bike Battle event held at Sonoma Raceway, NHRA officials announced today. The multi-year agreement will feature the top motorcycle competitors in the country battling for a lucrative purse. …

International Drag Bike League (IDBL) to Raise Money for those Battling Breast Cancer with All-Female Race, July 28-30

Racing for a good cause – it’s time to once again Paint the Quarter Pink! One of the world’s largest all-motorcycle drag races/festivals, the International Drag Bike League (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 28-30, will again…

International Drag Bike League (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest To Include Huge Bike Show July 30th

The largest all-motorcycle drag racing event in the world keeps getting bigger and better.   The famous International Drag Bike League (IDBL) WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway on July 28-30, to be broadcast on ESPN3, will now include…

Legendary Motorcycle Bracket Racer Bruce Sauer Contemplating Going No-Box Racing

Despite being somewhat of a niche sport, preferences for dragbike racing can vary greatly by region.  For instance, some dragbike bracket racing programs prefer delay boxes, some don’t.  In short, a delay box is a timer that enables a racer to leave…