Flashback – Nitro Harley Front Runners Update

Check out the following article originally published by Cycledrag.com prior to the 2007 season. We stumbled on this right after the 2018 NHRA U.S. Nationals and found it pretty cool that the players all the same. Back then the top…

2013 Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule

March 1-3 NHRA  Screamin’ Eagle Championship, Houston, TX March 9-10 AHDRA Florida Nitro Nationals, Gainesville, FL March 9-10 ADRL Dragpalooza IX, Rockingham, NC March 10 Little River Dragway Motorcycle Sunday-Texas Scooter Times, Temple, TX March 14-17 – NHRA PSM, Gatornationals,…

Punisher Racing Reloaded for Numidia

Punisher Racing and Dale Nilles is back to his old form on his new ProDrag bike with his win at the Northwest Nitro Nationals in Woodburn, Oregon.  This was his 5th final in a row winning 2 of them. Dale…

Cox Advances to Semi-Finals in Pro Fuel Class at Bristol

Mark Cox had a good showing on the Jack Romine Racing Pro Fuel dragster at the All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) Thunder in the Valley Nationals Presented by 95.9 The HOG and 93.9 FM94 this past weekend at Bristol…

Caldwell Sweeping Through AHDRA Pro Stock

After winning  the AHDRA Pro Stock race at Rockingham Dragway, Tom Caldwell returned to Knoxville and  prepped his  121” S&S based Sportster AHDRA Buell Pro Stocker. But His crew member had a prior commitment  and his backup person also has…

AHDRA’s Janette Thornley Poised for Norwalk

Janette Thornley is hungry for a solid performance in Norwalk Ohio,after a long weekend in Atco, New Jersey and not qualifying due to a mechanical problem, Dream Chaser Racin’  Janette, Freddie Robbins, and the entire Ray Price Race Team worked…

Team Half Fast Welcomes Lucas Oil, Accel, Goodson Tools, and PBI Sprockets for 2012, and Welcomes Back Sponsors from 2011

Team Half Fast Drag Bike Racing of Ypsilanti, Michigan is proud to welcome Lucas Oil Corporation, (www.LucasOil.com), Accel Motorcycle (www.accel-motorcycle.com), Goodson Tools and Supplies (www.Goodson.com), and PBI Sprockets (www.pbisprockets.com) to the Half Fast Family! “We’ve been working with the Lucas…

Huge Field Expected at AHDRA Opener April 21-22

AHDRA announced today the signing of Gainesville Harley-Davidson as the Presenting Sponsor of the AHDRA-Florida Nitro Nationals, which is expected to be the largest season opener ever for AHDRA. Gainesville Harley-Davidson, General Manager, Kevin Lytle says he and his staff…

AHDRA names Vicci as Official Apparel Supplier

AHDRA is proud to announce the signing of Vicci Fashion Group as their Official Apparel Supplier for the 2012 race season. Vicci will work closely with AHDRA to supply crew and retail apparel to the series as well as to the…

AHDRA Banquet to be Held in Gainesville

The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) has announced that the 2011 “Night of Champions” Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2012, beginning at 5:00pm, at the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites in the Bivens Ballroom. Racers,…

Amazon Racing Goes Nitro

Amazon Racing’s Carrie Seifert Tate, a.k.a. The Amazon is going to be competing in the All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) Pro Drag Class in 2012.  She’ll be piloting her brand new 2012 Hawaya Racing Pro Dragster Nitro Harley-Davidson this…

Find Out How You Can Race ET for Free in 2012

Planning to race or attend an upcoming AHDRA event? “We would like to give anyone wishing to race in the AHDRA/Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Series, an opportunity in 2012, to be able to race.  Therefore, if you have never raced…

AHDRA Contingency Program Coming Together for 2012

After a busy winter of meeting with two-wheeled manufacturers across the U.S., AHDRA is proud to announce the following 2012 contingency sponsors, on board and ready to reward racers for using their products. Our plan is to educate the racers,…

Updated 2012 Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule

2012 Drag Race Schedule March 24 – 25 WRMDA Speedworld Raceway Park, Phoenix, AZ March 31 – April 1 AMRA State Capital Raceway, Baton Rouge, LA. April 13-15 Manufacturers Cup Race at South Georgia Motorsports Park, Valdosta, GA April 21-22…

Numidia Dragway/Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson Run for 2012 the AHDRA Pro Drag Championship

Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson is proud to announce that Numidia Dragway (Home of the Guaranteed Payout) has returned as the primary sponsor of The Numidia Dragway/Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson Nitro Pro Dragster piloted by Rich Vreeland. The Numidia Dragway/Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson Nitro Pro Dragster will…

Capone Racing to start 2012 Season With New List of Goals

Frank Capone has completed all the goals he had set in his 2nd season with the AHDRA (All Harley Drag Racing Assoc.). After winning Pro Rookie of the Year in 2010, Capone and team, Mark Godin, Richard Murray, Lorne Buchanan…

PAC Racing Spring 2012 AHDRA Contingency Fund

PAC Racing Spring will pay $50.00 to the winners in the following classes at each 2012 AHDRA Official Event:  Pro Drag, Pro Mod and Super Gas. To be eligible, you simply need to purchase a PAC Racing Spring product from…

AHDRA Giving Free Tickets to Military and Reserve Personnel

AHDRA has announced an open invitation to all active U.S. Military and Reserve Personnel to attend any 2012 AHDRA event, free of charge with valid military identification. AHDRA President, Craig Tharpe said, “that he and the AHDRA staff are proud…

Harley-Davidson Renews AHDRA Title Sponsorship for 2012

Harley-Davidson Motor Company is pleased to announce the renewal of its title sponsorship of the All Harley Drag Racing Association’s Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series for the 2012 racing season. “From 230mph nitro-burning Top Fuel Harleys to the Draggin’…

Hawaya Racing Now a Dealer for Lenco Transmission

Hawaya Racing, Inc. is proud to announce they are now a dealer for Lenco Transmission. “We have had a long relationship with Lenco over the years in the manufacturing of our shafts, sprockets and gears, says Johnny Vickers, president of…

Hawaya Racing and Vreeland’s H-D to Sponsor AHDRA Pro Drag

AHDRA Headquarters is pleased and proud to announce that Hawaya Racing/Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson will sponsor the Pro Drag Class for 2012. We appreciate our long time relationship with Hawaya Racing and Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson and look forward to working with both organizations…

2012 Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Schedule

April 21-22 AHDRA Florida Nitro Nationals, Gainesville, FL April 28-29 AMRA Bowling Green, KY May 5-6 AHDRA Carolina Spring Nitro Nationals, Rockingham, NC May 19-20 AHDRA- Northeast Nitro Nationals- Atco, NJ June 9-10 AHDRA- Ohio Bike Week Nationals, Summit Racing…

Rush Named the Official Exhaust of AHDRA

AHDRA Headquarters is pleased to announce that Rush Racing Products has just announced that they will continue their support of the 2012 AHDRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series.  It’s great to have Rush back on board for 2012 as the “Official…

Harley-Davidson to Again Back AHDRA in 2012

Harley-Davidson will continue its support of the All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) in 2012 with the Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series.  Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts is gearing up for an exciting AHDRA racing season in 2012.  We are…

2012 Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series Information

Happy New Year to all! The 2012 AHDRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series Schedule has been released. We have firmed up most everything that impacts our 2012 racing season. We have done some reorganizing which was necessary to adjust our position…

Keith Browne Thrills Nitro Nationals Crowd Setting a New World Record on Mickey Thompson Tires

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels congratulates Keith Browne for a stunning performance in the Jim McClure Nitro Nationals presented by The Carolina Harley-Davidson® Dealers Association, Oct. 8-9, at Rockingham Dragway. In the qualifying round, Browne thrilled the crowd in…

Hawaya Racing Nitro Harley Blog

On Tuesday prior to the AHDRA final event of the year, the crew of Hawaya Racing headed to “the Rock” in preparation for the Fall Nitro Bike School. 9 riders and 12 crew chief/members attended the school, including our first…

Frank Capone Continues Second Season Success with AHDRA

Frank Capone came into the Jim McClure Nationals presented by the Carolina-Harley-Davidson Dealers Assoc. at Rockingham Dragway in the Piedmont area of N.C. in the sixth spot nationally.  His goal, after winning Pro Rookie of the Year in 2010, was…

Horne Doubles In Rockingham

Douglas Horne applied an exclamation point to an already spectacular season Sunday with a pair of national records and a double-up victory in the Jim McClure Nitro Nationals presented by the Carolina Harley-Davidson Dealers Association at Rockingham Dragway. Horne swept…

Harley Road Tour Will Be at AHDRA Jim McClure Nationals, Oct 7-9

As the Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series prepares for our upcoming national event at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, N.C., there is excitement in the air.  We are pleased to announce that Harley-Davidson Motor Company will be among the list…

AHDRA Headed to Great Bend, Kansas on September 23-24, 2011.

The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) has announced they will sanction a two-day regional style event at SRCA Drag Strip in Great Bend, Kansas on September 23-24, 2011. AHDRA has joined forces with Big Bend Bike Rally to bring…

AHDRA Fires up Action at No Problem Raceway for Cajun Nationals

The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) is headed for No Problem Raceway, September 17th and 18th, for the fastest Nitro-Harley action on earth at the Cajun Nitro Nationals. Fans will see tire-smoking, fire-breathing, 230mph Screamin’ Eagle Nitro Harleys conquer…

AHDRA Northwest Nitro Nationals Aug. 27-28

The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) is approaching the final four events of the 2011 Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series.  We are expecting fierce competition at the upcoming AHDRA-Northwest Nitro Nationals Presented by Team Latus Motors Harley Davidson.…

Dick Fish Passes

Cycledrag.com is saddened to report the passing of AHDRA V-Rod Destroyer racer Dick Fish.  Fish, 70, of Cardston,  Alberta, Canada was killed in a street bike accident on Saturday July 23rd while participating in a motorcycle rally.  An investigating officer…

AHDRA Returning to Bristol August 6-7

The AHDRA is geared up and ready to rock fans with a powerful show at Bristol Dragway, August 6th and 7th, with Nitro Harleys “Racing Under The Lights”. With the arrival of the mid-season mark in AHDRA’s Sceamin’ Eagle Championship…

AHDRA Race at the Rally in Sturgis, SD is Approacing

It’s almost Sturgis time, when thousands upon thousands of motorcyclists head to South Dakota to celebrate 71st Annual Sturgis RALLY. Be sure to join Verl “Smitty” Smith and VSR4VETS Crew Chief Junior Hendey, & Crew Lori Post and Matt &…

Brancaccio Goes to Semis at Atco

The AHDRA’s  Northeast Nitro Nationals Presented by  Brian’s Harley Davidson at Atco Raceway, Atco, NJ is held at one of the closest tracks to home for the Bammer/Starlight Tattoo Screamin’ Eagle Top Fuel drag bike and Larry “Drums” Brancaccio always…

Norwalk Not Kind to Larry “Drums” Branccacio

The Ohio Bikeweek Nationals Presented by The Northern Ohio Harley-Davidson Dealers event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, in Norwalk, OH was not kind to the Bammer/Starlight Tattoo bike in the Screamin’ Eagle Top Fuel Class.  Larry “Drums” Brancaccio was more than…

Brancaccio Climbing

After Larry “Drums” Brancaccio’s first win of the season with the All Harley Drag Race Association at the Liberty Nitro Nationals presented by Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson, he knew he would move up in the Screamin’ Eagle Nitro Harley championship points and he did.…

Viper Powersports Announces: Colbert Seagraves Joins Viper Motorcycle Company as VP Racing Operations

Viper Powersports Inc (OTCBB: VPWI), designer and manufacturer of Viper Motorcycles, announced that Colbert Seagraves has joined the Viper management team as VP Racing Operations. Colbert’s background includes R.J. Reynolds Sports Marketing, Team Manager at Junior Johnson & Associates (Driver:…

Grimes Finishes Runner-Up in Orlando

Nitro Harley Drag racer, Tommy Grimes competed with the AHDRA’s season opening event at Orlando Speedworld, Bithlo, FL. Riding in the Screamin’ Eagle Top Fuel field, Grimes powered his way to the finals against Doug Horne, only to go home…

Brancaccio Goes Rounds in Orlando

Nutley, N.J.  native and local iron worker, Larry “Drums” Brancaccio made his annual pilgramage south to participate in the first event of the All Harley Drag Race Association in conjunction with the Daytona Bike Week Festivities. Orlando Speedworld hosted the…

AHDRA Kickstarts Bike Week with a Load of Nitro

With the help of Tommy Grimes riding Ray Price’s Top Fuel Harley entry, the AHDRA/Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series set the 227 MPH pace for the rest of the 2011 Florida Bike Week with their season opener at Orlando Speed World…

Verl Smith Featured in April Issue of American Iron

Verl “Smitty” Smith has started off the 2011 season by having his AHDRA Pro Street racer  ready for the dyno , the races and the race season is still around the corner. Smitty is the first to admit that without…

Rush Racing Products Named Official Exhaust of AHDRA

Long time AHDRA sponsor Rush Racing Products announces their continued support of the 2011 AHDRA/Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series. And for five years running that support has come in big doses! This year Rush Racing Products is the name and title…

2011 AHDRA Schedule

2011 AHDRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series Tentative Schedule March 5,6 – Florida Bike Week Nationals, Orlando, FL April 16,17 – Mid-West Nationals, Tulsa, OK April 30-May1  – Carolina Spring Nationals, Rockingham, NC May 21,22  – Liberty Nationals, Numidia, PA June…

2010 AHDRA Schedule

Feb. 27 – 28 Orlando, FL March 27 – 28 Belle Rosa, LA April 17 – 18 Phoenix, AZ May 1 – 2 Commerce, GA May 22 – 23 Numidia, PA June 5 – 6 Norwalk, OH June 26 –…

Grimes Puts on the Miles

Tommy Grimes and the Mid Continent drag race team have put over 4,000 miles under their belts to compete with AHDRA’s the most strenuous week of the season. Grimes and Freddie Robbins left Pfafftown, NC early last week for the…

AHDRA Ohio Bikeweek Nationals Recap

The weather was forecasted to be perfect for the weekend at Summit Motorsports Park with only a slight chance of rain late on Sunday, if any at all.  This led to good air quality the whole weekend, enabling racers to…

Chris Streeter Lake Erie Racing Blog

To get you up to speed, here is a quick re-cap of last season. Chris Streeter came out of the gates strong in 2008, winning three of the first five AHDRA races. Young upstart Douglas Horne gradually closed the points…

Jeff Stevens rides to V-Rod Destroyer win at Commerce

Harley-Davidson/Buell of Bloomington/Do-Rock Racing rider Jeff Stevens rode to victory in the Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Destroyer class at the AHDRA Southern Nationals event at the Atlanta Dragway on April 26th. It was the first V-Rod Destroyer class win for Stevens…

AHDRA Makes Rule Change

HDRA makes changes to 2009 rulebook involving the S&S 124 Challenge class (SSC), Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Destroyer class (VRD) and the General Rules section. 1-Effective June 1, 2009, the weight specification for SSC Class motorcycles will be changed from 750…

Troubled Economy Claims Another Racer

The economy has taken Greg Krenik and the Desert Dawgs out of competition for the 2009 All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) Pro Modified Championship chase. “It’s such a shame too, just after we got the bike ready for the…

Winters Racing 2008 Season Report

After a long season of determination and focus, Kevin Winters of Winters Racing has earned his first AHDRA National Championship in the Pingel SE Super Eliminator 10.90 index class.  It was a season long, hard fought battle between Kevin and…

Grimes’ Hot Streak Continues

Tommy Grimes and Mid-Continent Motorsports Team made it to the finals of the 27th Annual Truett and Osborn Drag Race at Wichita, KN.  This race was in team owner Mike Bahnmaier’s back yard (almost) and an event Bahnmaier just can’t…

Grimes Wins Race at the Rally

Tommy Grimes, former NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Nitro Harley champion and the Mid-Continent Motorsports Team added another title to their list, Top Fuel winner at the AHDRA Screamin’ Eagle Race at The Rally Presented by Pingel.   This wildly popular event is…

Verl Smith Wins in Texas

Verl “Smitty” Smith Racing for Vets took a win in the Cutter’s Foam Pro Street division of the AHDRA’s Lonestar Nationals presented by Kresto at Texas Motoplex near Dallas, TX. Smith defeated Danny Worth in the first round, and went…

Shigematsu Has Career Best Event in St. Louis

Veteran Nitro Harley racer Takeshi Shigematsu of Ehime, Japan, assembled a career-best outing at the AHDRA Rendez-Vous Nationals from St. Louis, MO, April 19-20.  Here Shigematsu won the Pro Fuel category and finished runner-up in Top Fuel, while resetting a…

Moore Wins Pro Drag at Arizona Bike Week Nationals

The Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Arizona Bike Week Nationals were held Saturday and Sunday, March 29th & 30th, at the Speedworld Dragstrip in Wittmann, Arizona.  Rick Moore competed in AHDRA’s Pro-Drag and Pro-Fuel classes at this event. After three rounds…

AHDRA Announces Major Changes to 2008 Schedule

The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) has announced immediate revisions to the 2008 Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series schedule that was originally released in early December. The first announcement affects the Phoenix, AZ, event scheduled on March 29th…

AHDRA – Meet The 2007 Champions

The road to the AHDRA championship certainly wasn’t an easy one.  The nation’s premier V-Twin dragbike racers vied for their category’s coveted No. 1 plate by enduring AHDRA’s ultra-competitive, nine-month, 14-race season. The 2007 championship campaign began in Gainesville, Fla.…

AHDRA Rush Las Vegas Nationals Recap

Top Fuel Top Fuel Harley-Davidson rider’s Doug Vancil and Takeshi Shigematsu treated fans to one of the most thrilling late-season championship battles in AHDRA history.  Heading into the final race of the year, The Rush Las Vegas Nationals, Vancil was…

2007 AHDRA Champs Crowned

The 2007 AHDRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship titles were given out Sunday at the season finale event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Doug Vancil won two events in four final round appearances to earn the Nitro Top Fuel…

Screamin Eagle Performance Parts Nationals RecapScreamin Eagle Performance Parts Nationals Recap

Top Fuel Heading into Rockingham all eyes seemed firmly focused on the season-ending Top Fuel points battle between leader Takeshi Shigematsu and No. 2 in the series Doug Vancil. During the first-half of the season Vancil got off to a…

S&S Jim McClure Nationals Recap

Top Fuel The Jim McClure Nationals has become an annual history-making event for Jay Turner Racing.  In 2006 Jay “The Bulldog” Turner conquered the incredibly rare “Nitro Double” by winning both the Top Fuel class and the Pro Fuel category…

Salem Harley-Davidson Northwest Nationals

Top Fuel After an impressive outing in Bristol, TN, Japan-based Nitro Harley-Davidson racer Takeshi Shigematsu just couldn’t resist making the long trek back over to the states to compete at the tour’s next race in Woodburn, OR. “We decided to…

AHDRA Midseason Report

Near the midpoint of the 2007 AHDRA season heavy rains fell from the sky in Seattle, forcing AHDRA President Craig Tharpe to cancel the remainder of the Kresto Pacific Nationals on July 23rd. The rain may have washed out what…

Marlowe Racing To Sell Entire Operation

Mitch Marlowe owner of Marlowe Racing is putting up his entire race program for sale at the end of the 2007 Screamin’ Eagle Nitro Harley AHDRA season. Marlowe’s teams have been recognized as serious contenders which Marlowe says makes the…

AHDRA Imposes New Regulations On Pre-Event Testing

In the interest of providing level competition, AHDRA has placed a ban on private competitor testing sessions at facilities secured for AHDRA events (5) days prior to competition. The regulation is effective July 2nd, 2007. The ban does not include…

AHDRA Roeder Harley Davidson Ohio Bikeweek Nationals

After five rounds of thrilling, action-packed Harley-Davidson drag racing the AHDRA tour moved north to one its most anticipated races of the year – The Roeder Harley-Davidson Ohio Bikeweek Nationals. The event was run in conjunction with the popular Ohio…

AHDRA Super Sport Champ Julia Holliday Aiming For Three-Peat

Following her victory at AHDRA’s Gypsy Redezvous Nationals in St. Louis, Julia Holliday looked like she was back into championship form for the 2007 season. The North Springfield, PA resident is defending her back to back Super Sport championships in…

Horne Wins Pro Fuel

It took AHDRA Pro Fuel rookie Douglas Horne a mere five races to garner the first Nitro victory of his career. AHDRA’s youngest pro rider, Douglas Horne, 19,  didn’t wait long to make a name for himself in the daunting…

AHDRA Gypsy Rendezvous Nationals

St. Louis is known as the Gateway to the west. For several AHDRA competitors St. Louis was a Gateway to a first ever win. Apparently the sprit of St. Louis mixes well with Harley fever as over thirty Nitro Harleys…

AHDRA Lonestar Nationals

Notes and quotes from stop No. 4 on the AHDRA tour, The Rucker Performance Lonestar Nationals from the Texas Motorplex in Ennis, TX. Entering Texas The AHDRA is coming off a monumental weekend in St. Louis.  Drums Brancaccio took control…

Simplot Wins by Disqualification

AHDRA Kresto Pro Drag competitor Will Simplot earned his first win of the new season at the Arizona Bikeweek Nationals, even though he was second to cross the finish line in the final. After winning a pair of races in…

Broken Wire Halts Shigematsu’s Impressive Season Debut

Screamin Eagle Nitro Harley racer Tak Shigematsu enjoyed a solid first event of 2007, qualifying No. 2 and advancing to the second round at the AHDRA Arizona Bikeweek Nationals. A broken wire halted the success. After missing the AHDRA season…

“Chicago” Joe Released From Hospital

After coming off his motorcycle at the AHDRA Bikeweek Nationals in Phoenix, Ariz. on April 2nd, Cycledrag.com is pleased to report that veteran Nitro Harley racer “Chicago” Joe has been released from the hospital and is resting comfortably at his…

Breckenridge Scores in Phoenix

2006 West Coast Pro Fuel champion John Breckenridge was eager for a trip to the winner’s circle after being defeated by Jay Turner in the Gainesville final a month prior. “I’m very happy. We’re trying out a new motor and…

Vancil Hungry for Championship

Rider of the Vance and Hines/Drag Specialties Nitro Harley Doug Vancil came one step closer to earning a career first AHDRA championship in three years with a win at round No. 2 of the series, The Arizona Bikeweek Nationals the…

Douglas Horne Impressive on New Pro Fuel Bike

After a tremendously successful rookie season in AHDRA’s V-Rod Destroyer category it seems Douglas Horne’s success has followed him into the Pro Fuel category. 2006 AHDRA Sportsman Rookie of the Year Douglas Horne made the daunting jump to the nitro…

AHDRA Contingency Grows Higher Than Ever

In 2007 there will be over one-million dollars in cash and prizes available in contingency  to AHDRA racers. After a busy winter of meeting with two-wheeled manufacturers across the U.S., AHDRA Contingency Program Manager Karen Raffa is pleased to announce…

Malloy, Turner and Ellis Shine at AHDRA Opener

Persistent rains forced AHDRA officials to cancel the Friday night and Saturday pro qualifying sessions. On a beautiful sunny race day Bob Malloy captured his first AHDRA Top Fuel win since 2001, G-Squared rider and Pro Gas winner Chip Ellis…

Donnie Huffman – AHDRA’s Busiest Racer

Multi-time champion Donnie Huffman entered a staggering five classes at the season-opening Bikeweek Nationals from Gainesville, Fla. It’s not uncommon for some talented sportsman racers to compete in two or even three classes at the same event, to increase their…

Armon Furr’s Most Valuable Tool – His Father

After winning the 2006 AHDRA Pro Fuel Championship, Armon Furr says his greatest asset in the pits isn’t in his tool box, or the laptop in the trailer – it’s his father After a tremendously successful championship season in AHDRA…

Pippin Scores Fifth AHDRA Dragbike Championship

AHDRA Pro Mod Racer Junior Pippin has been virtually unstoppable for the last three seasons. With another title added to his resume in 2006 Junior Pippin has become one of the most successful AHDRA racers of the new millennium. Pippin…

Huffman Wins Fifth Dragbike Championship in Three Years

In 2006 AHDRA standout bracket racer Donnie Huffman won two champions in a single season for the second consecutive year. Prominent AHDRA sportsman Donnie Huffman’s drag racing career is like a fine wine.  It keeps getting better as time goes…

Rick Moore Wins Pro Dragbike Championship in Rookie Year

Some try for an entire lifetime to win a national championship.  Rick Moore did it in his very first year as a Pro. After a stellar season that included six wins, two runner-ups and a quarter-mile ET record of 7.13…

Romine’s Less Aggressive Top Fuel Dragbike Tune-ups Pay Off in 2006

Mike Romine won back-to-back AHDRA Top Fuel championships by learning to ignore his desire to go faster. Consistency wins championships – It is that drag racing cliché which best sums up Mike Romine’s second consecutive title run in 2006. Romine…

Kile Finishes Strong

Nitro Harley racer Tracy “The Bad Apple” Kile assembled a successful late season charge that helped him to land the No. 6 spot in the  competitive AHDRA points chase and post a career best 6.27 in October. After a dismal…

2006 AHDRA Dragbike Special Recognition Awards

Mac Tools Sportsman Wrench of the Year     Bob Drapp Mac Tools Pro Wrench of the Year     Dale Nungesser Sportsman Rookie of the Year     Douglas Horne Pro Rookie of the Year     Jim Fagan AHDRA Lady of the…

Simon Overcomes Dragbike Allegations and Claims Championship

After a season of record smashing performance Andy Simon vindicated himself from the rumors that he had been cheating. As any true racer knows, winning can provide some tremendous benefits. However success can sometimes have its downfalls as well. In…

Romine – Take Two – Nitro Harley Dragbike Championships

Mike Romine’s early to mid-season consistency earned him a second straight AHDRA Nitro Harley championship. It’s good to be king. When Mike Romine won the opening round of this year’s AHDRA series in Gainesville, Fla. he effectively began 2006 the…

Dan DeGood’s Road to Retirement

Over the past several seasons seven-time AHDRA national champion Dan DeGood, of Mountain Top, Pa. has cemented his place in history of one of the greatest dragbike bracket racers ever. Now in the stretch-run of his farewell, retirement-bound season DeGood…

Jay Turner Doubles in Virginia Nitro Categories

The true mark of excellence and consistency for any drag racer is to win two classes at the same event. Typically, although rare, the feat is accomplished by sportsman racers competing in index classes and ET. However it’s even more…

Takeshi Shigematsu Runs Quickest Nitro Harley Pass Ever

It was during the opening round of qualifying at the AHDRA S&S Jim McClure Nationals that Ehime, Japan-based Top Fuel rider Takeshi Shigematsu memorized fans with the quickest Nitro Harley run ever at 6.245 at 212 mph. “I knew we…

AHDRA to Pay Homage to the Late Jim McClure

One of the all-time greats of motorcycle drag racing will be honored this weekend at one of AHDRA’s most important events of the year. As the Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series prepares for the upcoming national event at Virginia…