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

Published on May 31, 2015 by   ·   78 Comments

Larry “Drums” Brancaccio was involved in an accident after running off the end of the drag strip during the second round of Nitro Harley qualifying Friday night at the Nitro Jam Summer Nationals at Cordova International Raceway in Cordova, Ill., May 29.

Larry "Drums" Brancaccio

The Nutley, New Jersey, rider was transported to the University of Iowa hospital. “Drums” is in stable condition but has suffered fractures.

IHRA president Scott Gardner said, “Based on this type of accident, I’m very thankful for the likelihood of his recovery.”

Cycledrag.com wishes Brancaccio a speedy recovery and will continue to provide updates as they become available.



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  1. Dave Viola says:

    Get well soon Larry.

  2. Martin says:

    Get well Soon love from England

  3. Martin says:

    Get well soon love from England

  4. Dave "Pop" Horsnall says:

    Wishes to you for a quick and complete recovery – heal quick, go fast, go SAFELY !

  5. Humingbird and Barb says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Drums as we wish you a complete and restful recovery!!!

  6. TONY NICOSIA says:

    WISH YOU A SPEEDY RECOVERY. ” DRUM “

  7. Humingbird and Barb says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you for a complete and speedy recovery !!!

  8. JOE SMITH says:

    GET WELL SOON LARRY, WE NEED YOU…

  9. Greg Hancox says:

    Crazy,
    Your brothers and sisters love u!!!!!
    Greg

  10. Kris Becker says:

    Get well soon Drums! Praying for your recovery.

  11. le says:

    cabana dan & i are praying for a speedy and full recovery, drums!

  12. Bavone says:

    Wishing you a speedy recovery!

  13. Charley Karling says:

    Get well soon from Charley & Carina, Karling Racing Team from Sweden

  14. Smiti says:

    Hang in there drums!!

  15. Flakk says:

    Get well soon.

  16. John Cifelli says:

    Hey Cousin Larry complete health God Speed.

  17. Falbo says:

    CRAZY!!! LOVE YOU BROTHER!! ALL YOUR BROTHERS ARE PRAYING FOR YA OVER HERE!!! WHEN YOU GET OUTTA THAT BED YOU CALL ME!! I’M PICKING YOU UP AND TAKIN YOU FOR A NICE FAT STEAK AND A TRIP TO THE CANAL!! LOVE YOU BROTHER.. FALBO

  18. Teddy DeBlasio says:

    Larry your the toughest s.o.b. I know ,please get well,the whole town of NUTLEY is praying for you brother !!!

  19. Phil says:

    Get well drums ! From your brother in jersey

  20. Dean B says:

    Hey Brother, hoping for a speedy recovery. Rest up, I’ll see you in Nutley.

  21. Karen Nebesni Freda says:

    In my thoughts and prayers!

  22. Jim Watters says:

    get well Larry old friend

  23. Brent Busch says:

    Glad to hear he’s doing better! It was scary as hell to watch him hauling butt through the shutdown area and then seeing the sparks and dust as he went off the end of the track. I was standing right at the finish line and he had to have gone into the sand at over 100 mph.

  24. Ms S says:

    Larry, Get well soon. “Q”

  25. MsS says:

    Get Well Soon. Q

  26. MsS says:

    Get well soon, Larry. Grammar school & corner store friend. Q

  27. Brian mah says:

    Get well soon bro I’ll check in on the family for you

  28. Brian mah says:

    Get well soon bro!! I’ll check in on the family for you.

  29. duke mc donald says:

    larry sad you had an accident hope you get well fast. I had a bad one in 93 so get well . you are my favorite Harley racer. duke

  30. Larry Stanley says:

    love ya brother get well soon praying for you any thing I can do call

  31. Scotti says:

    Get well soon drums. Love ya brother

  32. Slavko Sal Saranovic says:

    get well soon brother,

  33. Fred kingston says:

    Get well soon. See you back at Peres gas station
    Captain Fred and Colleen Kingston

  34. Brian Weischedel says:

    Get well soon Bro

  35. Rick Ryder says:

    Brother Crazy get well soon! Love and respect! Ryder

  36. Darlene (Rose) Lombardo says:

    Larry,
    My thoughts & prayers for a speedy recovery… (Not sure if u remember me, you were friends with my brother George a lifetime ago). Get Well Soon

  37. Mike Hallock says:

    Hoping for your speedy recovery…
    Prayin’ for ya

    Hallock

  38. Danny Masterson says:

    “Drums”? Really? Get your ass outta bed and on your feet. Remember, I still got an ass-kickin’ from you that’s long overdue. Something about Patti. Anyways, get better

  39. Tbone says:

    Was there and watched your run…wish you a full and speedy recovery…GODSPEED !!

  40. Mike ifversen says:

    Drums, prayers and hugs for you my friend. ..love ya

  41. Fuzzy, Buzzy, Joe Y, Kenny G Your crew from Jersey says:

    Heal fast, heal quick.
    our prayers are with you! Get well soon…talk to you soon..call when you are able

  42. Fuzzy, Buzzy, Joe Y, Kenny G Your crew from Jersey says:

    heal fast, heal quick. our prayers are with you!! Get well soon!! Call us when you can!!

  43. Jim Kopack says:

    Wishing You The Best For A Quick
    Recovery

  44. Brian mah says:

    Ur not riding yet, wtf brother you must be getting old!!!
    The kids and family wish you a speedy recovery.

  45. SA#1 says:

    Get well Brother

  46. dave manson says:

    dave manson and donney the painter both wish you a speedy recoverey

  47. Thomas Falduto says:

    Get well soon, our prayers are with you.
    The Falduto Family.

  48. Spencers Cycle Shop says:

    Sorry to hear the news Larry. Wishing you a quick and complete recovery. The guys at Spencers

  49. don hart il says:

    Get well soon brother! Always enjoy talking to you! Wish you a speedy recovery.

  50. don hart il says:

    Get well soon brother! Always enjoy talking to you! Wishing you a speedy recovery.

  51. don hart il says:

    get well soon ,you are a hard man to keep down

  52. Carmen Florio says:

    Hey buddy get well soon..

  53. Jay Psycho Rhein says:

    Get well Brother, speedy recovery, L8tr,Psycho

  54. Dear Larry my great old friend I’m sending many prayers out to you for a speedy recovery, come home soon??? you were like another older brother back when I was about 7 or 8 aloud to go down to the corner store I remember those days ? wishing you a very quick recovery my friend, Drums !!love ya?

  55. D Berendt says:

    Drums. . . Best wishes for the “fastest” recovery . GODSPEED . . .

  56. D Berendt says:

    Drums. . . Best wishes for the ” fastest” recovery.

  57. Elvis says:

    Get well my friend….

  58. Dave B says:

    Hey Drums …sorry to hear this bad news.wishing you the “fastest” recovery.

  59. Dave Berendt says:

    Hey Drums …i’m sorry to here this news. wishing you the “fastest” recovery.

  60. Uncle Phil & Maria says:

    We are thinking of you,wishing you a speedy recovery!!♡

  61. Uncle Phil & Maria says:

    Drums,Thinking of you,Wishing you a,speedy recovery! ♡♡

  62. Doug atkinson says:

    Drums get well soon all the best to you and your family

  63. Doug atkinson says:

    Drums the best to you and your family holding for a speedy recovery

  64. nick mainiero says:

    your one tuff guy you will be back soon

  65. George B says:

    Get well Larry. Everyones worried.

  66. DON B says:

    get well from all on walnut

  67. Bert S. says:

    Rest up and Get well. Those old bones will take a little longer to heal; but be patient, at least you will heal.

  68. norman cox says:

    Drums hope you the very best recovery I know you will be ahead of schedule as usual wishing you fast recovery Martha and Norman Cox

  69. CrazyHorse Speed Shop says:

    Damn it man,, Hang Tuff… please let your parents know they can call me if they need anything… your brother Horse

  70. Ralph says:

    Mechanical failure I’m guessing, you are way too talented to have it caused by anything else. Heal fast my friend.
    Ralph Scobey (formerly w/Chop Shop Racing)

  71. Little Ralphie Hemingway Car says:

    Feel better Bro.

  72. jay pepper says:

    watching this man for over 20 years.Have sat in his trailer and had a smoke while we loaded his bike.A true pro with balls of steel.The 3 Canadians that came to ahdra events at lest one a year wish you the best.Goes back to just in time racing.Drums showman and racer get better soon my man.Jay Pepper Kingsville Ontario

  73. Joe Covello says:

    Get well buddy

    Ham & Cheese Joe

  74. Bobby O says:

    Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, and I know Larry will be back.
    Get well soon!
    -Bobby O

  75. brian cox says:

    Sorry to hear what happen bro , prayers are with you
    Hope everything will be okay.
    Love n respect
    Your old friend from
    EASTSIDE MC. THE ORIGINAL CREW FROM THE 90’s




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