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Larry “Spiderman” McBride to Begin 36th Season of Top Fuel Dragbike Racing

Published on April 10, 2014 by   ·   No Comments

Top Fuel Dragbike legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride is poised to begin his 36th season of motorcycle drag racing at this weekend’s MANCUP Spring Nationals, April 11-14, from South Georgia Motor Sports Park in Adel, Ga.

Larry Spiderman McBrideMcBride will run the entire ManCup series and is extremely pleased with group’s decision to return to SGMP. This will be McBride’s first stop back in Valdosta since the Fall of 2012.

“I love all of the tracks we are going to this year. They are all topnotch. It sure would be nice to break a personal record,” said McBride, who has been as quick as 5.74 at SGMP.  “We are looking forward to seeing everyone and having some fun. This off-season has been way too cold and way too long.”

Will the Spiderman set a new record in Valdosta? Be there to find out.

With a new motorcycle expected to debut later this year and an unprecedented race schedule, which included first-ever stops on the MIROCK tour,  2014 promises to be a memorable year for the Spiderman.

McBride thanked his primary sponsors; Pingel Enterprise, Trim-Tex Drywall Products, Drag Specialties-Parts Unlimited, Red Line Synthetic Oil Corporation and Final Swipe Merchant Services.


“Joe Koenig is one of the best guys I have known in my life. He sells the best drywall products in the world.”

“Wayne and Donna are like family to me. I make the joke that I’m their oldest and youngest child. Pingel has by far the best quality in America. They have the top of the line, best engineered products and they are all USA made.”

“The Web Cam girls and Steve are the best. They are like family to me as well. Laurie Dunlap does so much to help the sport. They also make the best cams on the market.”

McBride added –

“Red Line is the best oil on the market or Alan Johnson would not be using it.”

Final Swipe Larry McBride“Drag Specialties is a great company that I’m honored to be involved with. They are the best people to deal with.”

“I really appreciate Final Swipe and Gary Baillio. He’s a great man with a great company.”

“There is not one sponsor that is not important.”

McBride thanked his associate sponsors and added, “Everybody is equally important. We couldn’t do it without each one of these fine companies.”

K&N Air Filters, Web-Cam, Vance & Hines Motorsports, PR Factory Store, Ferrea Valves, Kibblewhite, Precision Machine, World Wide Bearings, Vanson Leathers, Belt Drives Ltd, Simpson Race Products, Nitrous Express, APE, EK Chain, Arias Pistons, MSD, Protect ALL, Cometic Gaskets, B&J Transmission, Carolina Cycle, L.A. Sleeve, PJ1, Mickey Thompson Tires, Valco, Goodridge, Carlisle Belts and Gates Belts.





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