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Is Gaige Herrera Headed for a NHRA Championship?

Continuing to show dominance in his history-making rookie season with Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki rider Gaige Herrera raced his Gen 3 Suzuki Hayabusa to a sixth victory of the season Sunday at the DENSO NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway…

How Gaige Herrera Assembled His Second Win Streak of the NHRA Season With New Team

The final stop of the NHRA Caming World 2023 Western Swing took place at Sonoma Dragway in Sonoma, Calif., home of the 35th annual DENSO Sonoma Nationals. It featured the usual Top Fuel and Funny Car class, but the race…

AHDRA’s Thrilling Milan Race Sets Stage for Cecil Showdown

AHDRA/AMA brought their ground-pounding, Nitro Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing show to Milan Dragway on July 29-30 for the Second Annual Southern Michigan Bikefest and gave the Michigan fans some thunderous competition they won’t soon forget. Top Fuel NHRA U.S. Nationals…

Top Fuel Motorcycles to Give Topeka Proper Send Off

The crushing property tax burden on Shelby Development, owner of Heartland Motorsports Park, has resulted in the track announcing that it will host its last and final NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series national event on Aug. 11-13. Those lucky…

Gaige Herrera Sweeps the Western Swing

Points leader Gaige Herrera became the first rider in Pro Stock Motorcycle history – and the first NHRA competitor since 2009 – to sweep the three-race NHRA Western Swing, racing to the victory on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway at the…

Gaige Herrera Wins NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Call Out

Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader Gaige Herrera continued his dominant season on Saturday at Sonoma Raceway, winning the first-ever NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle All-Star Callout as part of this weekend’s 35th annual Denso NHRA Sonoma Nationals. In the Mission #2Fast2Tasty…

XDA Fueltech Bike Bash Quickly Approaching

The XDA heads to Virginia Motorsports Park located in Dinwiddie, Virginia for the 5th annual FuelTech Bike Bash on August 25-27, 2023! The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that run speeds over 230 mph in only 6-seconds,…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Call Out Press Conference

Check out the press conference for the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Call Out that will take place in Sonoma. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag Facebook page (Please like here) and…

How Gaige Herrera Got His 5th Win of the Season

A week after becoming the last-ever Pro Stock Motorcycle race winner at Denver’s Bandimere Speedway, Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki rider Gaige Herrera became the first-ever Pro Stock Motorcycle winner at the Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent,…

AHDRA Nitro Harleys Return to Light Up Milan

AHDRA/AMA Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing is bringing their ground-pounding, flame-throwing Nitro Harley show back to Milan Dragway in Milan, Michigan on July 29-30 for the Second Annual Southern Michigan Bikefest.   The men and women of AMA/AHDRA will hustle their…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Call Out Set For Sonoma

The eight-bike field is set for the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle All-Star Callout are set, with the standouts in the first callout specialty for the two-wheeled category set to grab the spotlight as part of this weekend’s 35th annual Denso…

Back on a Win Streak, Herrera Wins Seattle

The first-ever weekend in Seattle for Pro Stock Motorcycle simply meant another dominating weekend for points leader Gaige Herrera, as he wrapped up a flawless weekend at Pacific Raceways with a winning run of 6.764 at 198.99 on his Vance…

Gaige Herrera Strikes First in Seattle

In the first appearance for Pro Stock Motorcycle at Pacific Raceways, points leader Herrera made a great first impression, going to the top spot with a run of 6.767 at 198.09 Vance & Hines/Mission Foods Suzuki on Friday at the…

How Gaige Herrera Won Yet Again, This Time at Final Bandimere Event

Rebounding from disappointing losses at the last two races, Gaige Herrera reclaimed his Pro Stock Motorcycle championship-leading form to put his Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki Gen 3 Hayabusa back into the winner’s circle at the NHRA Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere…

XDA Racers Hit Milestones Despite Mother Nature’s Wrath

The XDA encountered unfavorable weather conditions for the second time this season. Despite this, dedicated XDA racers arrived at the track on Thursday night to prepare for the 23rd annual WPGC Bike Fest. These racers put on an impressive display…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Call Out Set for Sonoma

For the first time since 2009, the NHRA’s annual trek to Northern California’s wine country will close out the famed three-race Western Swing when the 35th annual Denso NHRA Sonoma Nationals take place on July 28-30 at picturesque Sonoma Raceway.…

Herrera Wins Final NHRA Race at Bandimere Speedway

Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader Gaige Herrer picked up the victory for Mission and Vance & Hines at the final NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series race at Bandimere Speedway, powering past Angie Smith in the final round on Sunday…

Arana Takes No. 1 Spot in Denver, M. Smith Wins Challenge

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt Smith continued to impress on Thunder Mountain, beating Steve Johnson in the final round of the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge with a pass of 7.150 at 196.98 on his Denso Auto Parts Suzuki.…

Can Matt Smith Make it 3 in a Row in Denver?

It’s one of the most important events of the season for Matt Smith and the Pro Stock Motorcycle star couldn’t be entering this weekend’s 43rd annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals at legendary Bandimere Speedway on a better note.…

Vincent Testa Crashes Into Wall on Turbo Hayabusa Drag Bike

The action got a little wilder than expected on Saturday at the 10th Annual James Surber All Bike Shootout at Somoa Drag Strip in Northern California when turbo Hayabusa veteran Vincent Testa crashed into the wall. The video can be…

Motorcycle Drag Racing Mourns the Loss of Derrick Milbourne

Motorcycle drag racers are mourning the loss of one of the greatest hand-clutch bracket racers, Derrick Milbourne of Manassas, Va,. who passed away unexpectedly on July 3rd.  There were two things Milboune loved dearly, his family and motorcycle drag racing.…

How Rob Cassar Won Australian Top Fuel Championship on a Nitrous Bike

Rob Cassar locked down his maiden ADRC Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip in June, taking out the title over runner-up, Benny Stevens. After securing the title with a round two win over Stevens, Cassar ensured…

XDA’s WPGC Bike Fest Set to Electrify Maryland

The biggest motorcycle drag racing event of the year returns on July 14-16, as the XDA’s 23rd annual WPGC Bike Fest electrifies Maryland International Raceway (MIR) located in Mechanicsville, Maryland.   The WPGC Bike Fest will feature over 700 Professional,…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles Head to Denver’s Final Mile High Nationals

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series heads to legendary Bandimere Speedway for the last time, as the final Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals is set to take place July 14-16 on famed Thunder Mountain. Marking the 10th of…

Herrera Continues No. 1 Qualifying Streak

Despite a strong start to the race, including a fifth-straight lockout of the top qualifying spot, a pair of upset second-round losses brought an early end to the competition for the Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle team at…

Hector Arana Jr. Wins Norwalk

Hector Arana Jr. put together a consistent Sunday in Norwalk and ended it with his first Pro Stock Motorcycle victory of the season, going 6.821 at 199.82 in the final round on his GETTRX Suzuki to get past Steve Johnson…

Angie Smith Wins Mission Challenge

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, as part of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park., Angie Smith enjoyed the biggest moment of her season thus far, defeating Hector Arana Jr. in the final round of the Mission #2Fast2Tasty…

Pridemore Leads AHDRA Winners at Kuhlne

The AHDRA/AMA All-American motorcycle drag racing series took its first look at the recently upgraded Kuhnle Motorsports Park in Thompson, Ohio, and local hero Jason Pridemore came out on top in the marquee Top Fuel class at the Advanced Sleeve…

17-Year-Old Brayden Davis Does it Again in PDRA Pro Nitrous

Seventeen-year-old Brayden Davis made headlines at the season-opening East Coast Nationals when he became the first racer in PDRA history to double-up in a pro class and a Jr. Dragster class. It was his Pro Nitrous Motorcycle debut, and he…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles Prepare to Battle in Norwalk

A sensory overload from start to finish, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to one of the sport’s finest facilities at the 17th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on June 22-25 at Summit Motorsports…

74-Year-Old Paul Gast Qualifies No. 1 at PDRA Race

In his first Pro Nitrous Motorcycle appearance of the season, motorcycle drag racing veteran Paul Gast rocketed to the top of the qualifying order aboard his Fast By Fast Suzuki. His 4.012 at 172.72 put him on top of the…

Top PDRA Pro Nitrous Racers Roll Into Maryland International Raceway

As the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) rolls into Maryland International Raceway this weekend, June 15-17, for the fourth of eight points races on the 2023 schedule, racers are eying the final spots to compete in the third annual Summit…

Herrera’s Win Streak Ends with Runner-Up Finish at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

After qualifying number one and racing his Gen 3 Suzuki Hayabusa into the finals for the fourth straight race, Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki rider Gaige Herrera’s perfect Pro Stock Motorcycle season finally came to an end with a runner-up finish…

Steve Johnson Ends Gaige Herrera’s Undefeated Streak in Bristol

In a major upset in the Pro Stock Motorcycle ranks, veteran Steve Johnson won in the final when points leader Gaige Herrera went red and suffered his first loss of the season  at the 22nd annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals…

Dream Season Continues for Gaige Herrera

Gaige Herrera continued his perfect run in Pro Stock Motorcycle on Saturday at Bristol Dragway, winning the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge and securing his fourth straight No. 1 qualifier at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. In the final round of…

Still Perfect – Gaige Herrera Gets Top Spot in Bristol

In his first appearance at Bristol Dragway, Gaige Herrera continued to put on an impressive show, going 6.820 at 196.63 in the second session on his Mission Foods/Vance & Hines Suzuki to grab the provisional No. 1 position. It’s the…

Gaige Herrera Looks to Stay Undefeated in Bristol

In what has been an incredible start to his 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, Gaige Herrera has been perfect through three races, winning all three events in Pro Stock Motorcycle, with each race marking his NHRA debut…

XDA Racers Power to Record Performances at VMP

The XDA’s 37th Annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals delivered record performances and a flawless event to Virginia Motorsports Park again. The biggest and best show in motorcycle drag racing gave the east coast an action-packed event under cooler-than-normal skies that…

Massive NHRA Weekend on Tap in Bristol

The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol will have a lot more than just a new date this year, as Thunder Valley will come alive with even more nitro action than ever before in Bristol. The postponed NHRA New England…

Vantine – Fenwick Match Race and New England Nationals Rain Out

Due to inclement weather, the balance of the 10th annual NHRA New England Nationals has moved and will now take place as part of this weekend’s NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, which takes place Friday-Sunday at Bristol Dragway. Unfortunately that will…

AHDRA Bringing Nitro Harleys to Kuhlne

AHDRA/AMA All-American motorcycle drag racing is bringing their thundering, flame-throwing Nitro Harley show to the recently upgraded Kuhnle Motorsports Park in Thompson, Ohio, on June 9-11.   AHDRA’s Top Fuel heroes and gasoline studs will hustle pro and sportsman bikes…

How Long Will Gaige Herrera’s 2023 Unbeaten Streak Last?

Gaige Herrera extended the perfect start to his rookie season as a Pro Stock Motorcycle rider by claiming a third straight win on board his Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki Hayabusa at the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles Power into Bristol, June 9-11

On a new date and with a full lineup that includes all four NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series professional classes and four qualifying sessions, the NHRA roars into Bristol Dragway for the 22nd annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on…

Competitive XDA Racers Ready to Energize VMP

On June 2-4, 2023, the XDA takes Motorcycle Drag Racing to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 37th annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals.   XDA racers are ready to energize this family-friendly event with the country’s fastest and quickest motorcycle drag…

The Perfect Season Continues for Gaige Herrera

Gaige Herrera stayed perfect on the season in Pro Stock Motorcycle, going 6.717 at 201.25 in the final round on his Vance & Hines / Mission Foods Suzuki to beat Chip Ellis and claim his third straight win Sunday at…

Gaige Herrera Remains Unbeaten on the Season

In the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge Gaige Herrera continued his perfect season by winning the special bonus event in Chicago and also qualifing No. 1. Herrera continued to be nearly unstoppable in Pro Stock Motorcycle, crushing the Route 66 Raceway…

Gaige Herrera Dominates Opening Day of NHRA Chicago

On a day filled with tracks records, Gaige Herrera set two in Pro Stock Motorcycle, powering to the provisional No. 1 position on Friday as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returned to Route 66 Raceway for the Gerber…

Four Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers to Battle in Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge

When it comes to the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, the Pro Stock Motorcycle category gets to join the fun for the first time as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by PEAK Performance.…

Epic Motorcycle Weekend Ahead as NHRA Returns to Chicago

The last time Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride was at Route 66 Raceway, the year was 2000 with the AMA Prostar series,  and he was embarking on what would become one of the most impressive stretches in motorcycle…

Steve Johnson Presents BAT-man Scholarships at Pennsylvania Schools

On May 11, 2023, NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer and team owner Steve Johnson traveled to the Lancaster, PA area to present two BAT-man (Be A Technician) Scholarships at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and Lancaster County Career & Technology…

Top Fuel Bikes to Headline Big Event at England’s Santa Pod

Nitro-fuelled Top Fuel Bikes are the headline attraction as Santa Pod Raceway launches 2023’s FIM European Drag Racing Championship over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.   The two-wheeled rivalry which has sustained the European scene for so many seasons is…

AHDRA Rolls Smoothly at the “New” Rockingham

AHDRA/AMA All-American motorcycle drag racing put the new Rockingham Dragway racing surface to the test on April 28-30 and found it smooth and quick. The new Rockingham owners and staff delivered a first class weekend for both AHDRA’s nitro stars…

Benny Stevens Takes Australian Top Fuel Win on Nitro Harley

In the Australian Drag Racing Championship, Benny Stevens took the Top Fuel Motorcycle victory over title leader Rob Cassar (Stevens is second in the points), while John Zahra won a solo B-Final when the record-breaking Chris Matheson was a non-starter…

How Gaige Herrera Dominated his Second Race on team Vance & Hines

Gaige Herrera extended the perfect start to his breakout rookie season by delivering the Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki team its second consecutive Pro Stock Motorcycle class win Sunday onboard his Gen III Suzuki Hayabusa at the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide…

Top Fuel Motorcycle to Take Center Stage in Sydney Australia

Leonard Azzopardi is amongst a keen line-up of racers who are counting down the hours until this weekend’s Nitro Champs event at Sydney Dragway. Amongst a line-up of more than 200 racers, the event will host the latest and penultimate…

Gaige Herrera Undefeated as Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle Rider

New Vance & Hines rider Gaige Herrera swept the Pro Stock Motorcycle class on Sunday at zMAX Dragway at the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Herrera continued to be incredible to open the 2023 season in Pro Stock Motorcycle, staying…

XDA Weathers Storm at PGS Spring Nationals

XDA started its sixth season strong as they overcame a poor weather forecast, yet still delivered a weekend of quality racing action with 645 motorcycle drag racers at the Maryland International Raceway for the 29th annual Platinum General Services (PGS)…

Chris Garner-Jones Scores PDRA Victory

Two of the most prolific drivers in nitrous Pro Modified racing, Jim Halsey and “Tricky” Rickie Smith, squared off in the Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous final round Sunday afternoon at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented by…

AHDRA Thunder Rolling into Rockingham

Rockingham Dragway holds a special place in Nitro Harley history, and with recent renovations, it’s better than ever. AHDRA/AMA All-American motorcycle drag racing is thrilled to be one of the first series to race at the “new” Rockingham on April…

Steve Johnson Racing Announces BAT-Man Scholarship

For more than 30 years, NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer and team owner Steve Johnson has made reaching out to students a flagship program of his organization. The latest vehicle for that initiative comes in the form of the “BAT-man…

Special NASCAR Night Planned for NHRA Charlotte Race

Before the incredible sights and sounds of 44,000-horsepower come alive at zMAX Dragway at this weekend’s Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, a thrilling crossover event featuring stars from the NHRA and NASCAR will help kick off an unforgettable weekend at…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Gets Back to Work in Charlotte

Pro Stock Motorcycle is back on track for the first time since Gainesville, at this weekend’s Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway, with Gaige Herrera looking to build on his Gatornationals win. It won’t be easy in a…

Garner-Jones Gets Friday PDRA Pole and Win

With several hours of rain in the forecast for Saturday afternoon, Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) officials moved the first round of eliminations up to Friday night at the Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented by Classic Graphix at Virginia Motorsports Park. The…

Top Fuel Motorcycles Return to Chicago, May 19 – 21

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to Chicago in just a few short weeks for the Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance! You won’t want to miss NITRO racing May 19-21 at…

Tenth PDRA Season Rolls On at Mid-Atlantic Showdown at Series’ Home Track

After a thrilling start to the 2023 season, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is continuing its 10th season of all-eighth-mile drag racing this weekend, April 20-22, at the series’ home track, Virginia Motorsports Park (VMP). The second of eight…

A1 Cash Days Quickly Approaching, April 28-29, Shelby, NC

The first annual A1 Cycles CASH DAYS is coming to Shadyside Dragway on April 28-29,2023. This two-day event will feature the world’s fastest Harley drag bikes competing for $25,000 in payouts! Don’t miss out! Contact Michael Beland on Facebook for more…

Western Pro Extreme to Kick Off Season in Redding, Ca April 22-23

Don’t miss one of the biggest races ever on the West Coast as Western Pro Extreme starts its season on April 22-23 at Redding Motorsports Park! – Pro Extreme and Pro Outlaw will qualify on Saturday and run eliminations on…

Summit Motorsports Park to Start Exciting Season with ebay motors Spring Warmup

The year 2023 is going to be special at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. It marks the 60th anniversary of the facility and the 50th anniversary of the Bader family’s ownership of it, and the season-long celebration begins with…

XDA Ready to Rocket Into New Season

On April 21-23, the XDA will once again bring the best of motorcycle drag racing to the east coast, starting with the 29th annual PGS Spring Nationals season-opener at Maryland International Raceway (MIR). XDA enters its sixth year of the…

17-Year-Old Brayden Davis Wins Pro Nitrous Motorcycle Debut

A unique pairing rolled to the starting line for the Pro Nitrous Motorcycle final round at the Summit Racing Equipment PDRA East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park, as Kuwait-based No. 1 qualifier Meshal Al-Saber lined up…

Meshal Al-Saber Takes First Pro Nitrous Motorcycle Pole of the Year

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) kicked off its 10th season with two of the quickest and tightest Pro Nitrous and Pro Boost fields in series history Friday night at the Summit Racing Equipment PDRA East Coast Nationals presented by…

PDRA to Kick Off 10th Season of Pro Nitrous Motorcycle

The 2023 season will be the Professional Drag Racers Association’s (PDRA) 10th year of all-eighth-mile drag racing, and it all begins this weekend, March 29-April 1, at the Summit Racing Equipment PDRA East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT…

How Vance & Hines Took Notice of Gaige Herrera

Gaige Herrera got the Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki team’s 2023 season off to a perfect start by riding his brand-new Gen III Suzuki Hayabusa Pro Stock Motorcycle into the winner’s circle in their debut appearances at the season-opening Amalie Motor…

Australian Chris Fryer Reacts to Winning ANDRA Grand Finals

At the recent ANDRA Grand Finals, part of the 52nd Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex, there was no shortage of ANDRA Christmas Tree trophies hoisted by grinning recipients following the conclusion of the 2022/2023 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. While…

XDA Season Kick-Off on April 21-23 at MIR with the PGS Spring Nationals

The XDA kicks off the season at Maryland International Raceway located in Mechanicsville, Maryland with the 29th annual Platinum General Services Spring Nationals and Awards Ceremony on April 21-23, 2023!   The event features the Orient Express Pro Street class…

AHDRA Opens Motorcycle Drag Racing Season at North Florida

The AMA/AHDRA All-American motorcycle drag racing series opened the 2023 season with the Don “DJ” Johnson Spring Nationals presented by MTC Engineering at Fountain, Florida’s eighth mile North Florida Motorplex. While all gasoline classes ran to completion, Top Fuel and…

Angelle Sampey Named Mission Food Brand Ambassador

Mission Foods, the world’s leading brand for tortillas and wraps, has signed three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey to serve as brand ambassador for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, an exciting new race program for the 2023 NHRA…

Jianna Salinas Shows Rapid Pro Stock Motorcycle Improvement with Career Best 6.78

Pro Stock Motorcycle up-and-comer Jianna Evaristo experienced a stellar performance all weekend long. In qualifying, she achieved a new personal best elapsed time with a powerful run of 6.789 at 198.61, qualifying her in the top half of the field…

AMA/AHDRA Nitro Harley Drags Returning to North Florida

AMA/AHDRA All-American motorcycle drag racing returns to Fountain’s North Florida Motorplex on March 17-19 to open their 2023 season. That means thundering, ground-pounding, flame-throwing, nitro Harleys will thaw out the panhandle and wake the locals from their winter slumber with the…

Gaige Herrera Wins his Vance & Hines NHRA Debut

Gaige Herrera enjoyed one of the greatest team debuts in NHRA history, rolling to the win in the final round  on Sunday to kick off the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. Herrera finished off a star-making weekend…

Gaige Herrera Qualifies No. 1 in Vance & Hines Debut

The newest Vance and Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Gaige Herrera could not have asked for a much better debut at this weekend’s 54th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in front of a sellout crowd at Gainesville Raceway. Rising Pro…

Steve Johnson No.1 After First Day of NHRA Season

Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson opened the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season in impressive fashion, racing to the provisional No. 1 qualifier on Friday at the 54th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. Johnson…

The Passion of the Chase Continues for Steve Johnson

As Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle competitor Steve Johnson begins his 37th season on the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series tour, there is one word that has kept the veteran racer one of the best in the class: passion. Johnson is…

Clash of the Top Fuel Titans as 11 Bikes are Expected in Western Australia

The Motorplex at Kwinana, Perth (Western Australia) is about to witness one of the biggest clashes of Top Fuel Motorcycle seen in recent history. The MAC Trac Western Nationals is Round 5 of the Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel…

AMA and AHDRA Announce 2023 Partnership

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and the All Harley Drag Race Association (AHDRA) are proud to announce their partnership for 2023. The AMA will return to drag racingon a national scale after a long hiatus, sanctioning the national drag racing…

Australian ZX-10 Racer David Willis Breaks ANDRA Record

For David Willis, the weekend’s ANDRA Twilight Nationals was a record-breaker. Willis reset the D/AB Competition Bike 660ft MPH record to 125.28mph “We only recently made the switch from B/Street to D/Altered and I am still in the process of…

Huge Top Fuel Field Expected at ADRC Westernats

Seven Top Fuel Dragsters, 11 Top Fuel Motorcycles and 12 Top Doorslammers: next weekend’s MAC Track Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex is going to be a top shelf bonanza for drag racing fans. As the latest round of both the…

Australian Hayabusa Racer Jake Hamilton-Moderate Scores Big Win

The penultimate round of the 2022/2023 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the Twilight Nationals, concluded in style on Saturday evening at Mildura’s Sunset Strip, setting the stage for what is sure to be an intense ANDRA Grand Final fight in…

Excitement Builds for Season-Opening Gatornationals

In less than a month, the hallowed grounds of Gainesville Raceway will come to life with the incredible sights and sounds of 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph racing action when the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series opens its 2023 season on March…

Matt Smith Reveals He’s Got Suzuki Factory Backing and Will Park V-Twin in 2023

Some big news was revealed on the WFO Podcast when six-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith announced that he has acquired factory support from Suzuki and will no longer race his v-twin with this new sponsorship. “I cannot…

A look at How Dave Barron is Living His Pro Stock Motorcycle Dream

Riding a motorcycle in traffic can be unnerving when drivers don’t see the biker. Imagine going over 200 miles per hour on a motorcycle. That requires nerves of steel and quick reaction times.     A helmet, but no seat…

Australian Rob Cassar off to Great Start

After being the runner-up at the Atlantic Oils Top Fuel Slam, a strong showing at the upcoming Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex (March 4/5) could go a long way to helping Rob Cassar clinch his first ADRC Top Fuel Motorcycle…

Meet the Newest Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Gaige Herrera

It was a debut we had all been waiting for.  One of the worst kept secrets over the off-season was the Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team had chosen 29-year-old Gaige Herrera as its next rider to fill the…

NHRA Announcers and Cycledrag Preview NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Season

Who is your pick to win the 2023 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship? Can anyone stop the dominance of Matt Smith, who has won the past three titles, and has an opportunity to become the first NHRA PSM racer to…

Momentum Builds for IHRA Over First Few Weeks of 2023

It has been a whirlwind few weeks for the International Hot Rod Association with partner announcements, new track signings, sanctioning agreements of IHRA-member tracks and the revelation of IHRA Summit Team Finals dates and locations. Headlining the list is the…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Rookie Chase Van Sant Impresses in Test Session

It was clear early on that Chase Van Sant was destined to do great things in the sport of motorcycle drag racing. Van Sant, the former standout jr. dragster driver, NCAA sprinter and son of successful AMA / Prostar racer…

Matt Smith’s Plan to Win an Unprecedented 7th NHRA PSM Title….on a Suzuki!

Matt Smith entered exclusive company when he won his sixth NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle this past November. Only the late, great Dave Schultz and racer-turned-crew-chief Andrew Hines have reached the lofty mark. Smith, known as one of the hardest workers…

Buell Pro Stock Racer Marc Ingwersen Aiming for Top 5 NHRA Finish in 2023

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Marc Ingwersen impressed a lot of people when he finished No. 8 in the points in his very first season following the entire PSM tour. The veteran racer from Ohio has plenty of laps under…

Gaige Herrera Joins Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle Team

After an impressive debut in 2022, fourth-generation racer Gaige Herrera has been added to the Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team. Herrera, 29, will be paired with four-time world champion Eddie Krawiec aboard a pair of Suzuki Hayabusa entries…

Entertaining Array of Drag Bikes Show Out at Showtime

It was a special Wednesday night test and tune session at Showtime Dragstrip in Clearwater, Fla. as a tone of very unique motorcycles showed up to get some testing in ahead of the big motorcycle race there Sunday January 22nd.…