Vance & Hines Harley Team Welcomes Angelle Sampey

Three-time Pro Stock World Champion Angelle Sampey will join the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team for the opening four rounds of the 2019 NHRA season as a showcase rider, competing alongside team veterans Andrew Hines and…

Angelle Sampey Departs from Liberty Racing

Three-time NHRA champion Angelle Sampey announced her departure from Cory Reed’s Team Liberty Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle team.  Sampey says a lack of funding is preventing her from being able to compete on the squad in 2019. Reed plans to…

Cory Reed to Return to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Competition, Angelle Sampey Riding Wave of Carolina Nationals Success

Team Liberty Racing rider and team owner Cory Reed will compete in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle for the first time since the Brainerd Nationals in August. Teammate Angelle Sampey had recent success at the Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway when…

Cory Reed, Angelle Sampey and Joey Gladstone Talk Pro Stock Motorcycle

In this interview from the pits Team Liberty Pro Stock Motorcycle racing, Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey, talk about the addition of Joey Gladstone to the team and talk about its goals moving forward. We ask Reed what his expectations…

Joey Gladstone Joins Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey on Team Liberty Racing Ahead of U.S. Nationals

Joey Gladstone will be joining forces with Team Liberty Racing for the remainder of the 2018 season. Gladstone will be riding on Cory Reed’s Buell while Reed waits for his new bike to be built.   “I know I’m not…

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Eager for 31st annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals

The NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class will hit the half way point in their season as they head to Sonoma Raceway for the 31st annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals. CORY REED, FIREADE/TEAM LIBERTY RACING BUELL • 35 Pro Stock Motorcycle…

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Ready for 39th Annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey will be taking their Team Liberty Racing Buells to the mountain to compete in the seventh of 16 events at Bandimere Speedway this weekend for the 39th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Sampey is currently…

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Ready For Breakout Performance at Norwalk

Team Liberty Racing duo Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey are headed to Summit Motorsports Park this weekend for the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in hopes of turning their luck around as the season heads towards the half-way…

Team Liberty Pro Stock Motorcycle Racing Event Preview: 21st annual Jegs Route 66 NHRA Nationals

This weekend Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey will head to Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. for the fourth of 16 races in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season for the Pro Stock Motorcycle category. With…

Angelle Sampey Leads Team Liberty Racing to a Semifinal Appearance at NHRA Southern Nationals

Angelle Sampey powered her Team Liberty Racing Buell to her first semifinal appearance of the 2018 season at the 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Teammate Cory Reed qualified in the top half but fell in the first…

Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed Team Liberty Racing Qualifying Wrap-Up: NHRA Southern Nationals

Team Liberty Racing’s 2018 season has already gotten off to a stellar start and both Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey are ready to capitalize on recent momentum as they head into raceday at the 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals. CORY…

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Heading into Atlanta With Renewed Confidence After Buell Switch

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey will be taking on the competition with a home-court advantage this weekend at the 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. With their shop based in Cordele, Georgia, Reed and Sampey…

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Ready for Charlotte 4-Wides

After a month-long break since the first race of the season in Gainesville, Florida, Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey have been chomping at the bit to get back to competition in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…

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…

Celebrating and Reflecting on 30-Plus Exciting Seasons of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racing

When Pro Stock Motorcycle officially became a professional category in the National Hot Rod Association, Ronald Regan was President, a Ford Mustang could be purchased for less than $10,000 and Lethal Weapon, the original, was one of the most popular…

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…

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…

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…

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Gather Valuable Data in Englishtown

The Team Liberty Racing duo fell in the first round of eliminations but both gained major performance strides at both ends of the racetrack this weekend at the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals. 2016 Rookie of the Year Cory Reed qualified…

Team Liberty – Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed Make Progress at NHRA Southern Nationals

Team Liberty Racing duo Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey qualified in the uber-competitive Pro Stock Motorcycle class at the 37th annual NHRA Southern Nationals but unfortunately, both competitors fell in the first round of eliminations.   Reed qualified No. 15…

Angelle Sampey Focused on Good Atlanta Pro Stock Motorcycle Memories

Headed to a track that has brought Angelle Sampey so much success might be just the thing to get some positive momentum on her side. Sampey, a three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, is a four-time winner at Atlanta Dragway,…

Team Liberty Victory – Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed Ready for Atlanta

Team Liberty Victory Magnum riders Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey will be racing at their new home track this weekend. The newly built Team Liberty Racing shop is located in Cordele, Georgia and is only three hours away from this…

Angelle Sampey Collects 400th Career Round Win For Team Liberty at 4-Wides

Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey fought it out with the best of them in Pro Stock Motorcycle in eliminations at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX DRAGWAY.   First round, Reed and Sampey took on Andrew Hines…

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Attaining Confidence on Victory Magnums as NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Approaches

Team Liberty Racing teammates Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey are headed to zMAX Dragway this weekend for the eighth annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. The second of 16 events for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class, the duo made their team debut…

Team Liberty Racing Leaves Gainesville Raceway in High Spirits After Early Exit at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

By the way Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey are departing from Gainesville Raceway today, you’d think they won the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. With an all-around team effort displayed in the last few months…

Cory Reed Proves Victory Magnum’s Consistency All Weekend, Sampey Makes the Field with One Shot Left

After three short months of preparing for the first race of the season as a new team and a new racing operation, Team Liberty Racing got both of their Victory Magnum Pro Stock Motorcycles in the field at the 48th…

All Eyes on Team Liberty Racing, Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey, as They Enter First Race of Season

Team Liberty Racing riders Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey will be making their 2017 debut this weekend at the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The popular duo has been burning the midnight oil all winter long creating their…

High Performance Lubricants Links Up with Angelle Sampey, Cory Reed and Team Liberty Racing

High Performance Lubricants announced that they will be continuing their partnership with three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion rider Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed with Team Liberty Racing. “David Ward and High Performance Lubricants approached me with open arms…

PSE / Star Racing Pumped for NHRA Toyota Nationals

Two races are left in the season and the PSE/Star Racing team is making their way to the 16th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals this weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   As the points stand today, Angelle…

Solid Texas Outing for Star Racing’s Sampey and Reed

PSE/Star Racing duo Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey qualified in the top half of the field and entered into raceday with lane choice. Sampey made her way to the semifinals and Reed unfortunately fell short in the first round of…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Playoffs Set To Begin in Charlotte

In addition to the spectacular four-wide event in the spring, one of the newer facilities in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series hosts a crucial spot on the schedule as the first event in the Countdown to the Championship…

Star Racing Heads to Charlotte With Two Riders in Pro Stock Motorcycle Countdown

It’s the best case scenario for the PSE/Star Racing Buell team of Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed. Both have raced their way to the Countdown to the Championship and with the points reset coming into effect this weekend at the…

Successful Indy Weekend for Star Racing

PSE/Star Racing teammates Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey both had successes this weekend at the 62nd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Sampey entered raceday in the No. 1 qualifying position and Reed raced to his first semifinals of his rookie…

Angelle Sampey Starts U.S. Nationals from No. 1 Position

Angelle Sampey’s 2016 full-time return to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle has been one for the history books. After five rounds of qualifying, Sampey nabbed her third consecutive number one qualifying position at the 62nd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. In…

Trim-Tex’s Joe Koenig Comments on Support of Star Racing Team at NHRA U.S. Nationals

Multiple-time motorsports champion Joe Koenig of Trim-Tex Drywall Products has an affinity for Pro Stock Motorcycle racing and he loves the illustrious NHRA U.S. Nationals. Koenig and Trim-Tex remain heavily-involved with dragbike racing, backing the legendary Top Fuel pilot, Larry…

The U.S. Nationals Has Even More Meaning for Angelle Sampey

A year ago, three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey competed at the prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals for the first time since 2008. It was a thrilling return for the class standout, but her excitement is now at…

Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey Score Wins at Lucas Oil Nationals

PSE/Star Racing riders Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed both raced to the second round of eliminations this afternoon at the 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. In the first round, Cory Reed had his choice of lane after qualifying in…

Star Racing Heads to Wine Country for Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals

With an earlier than predicted exit from the Mopar Mile-High Nationals last weekend at Bandimere Speedway, Star Racing’s Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed are amped up about their next race this weekend for the 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.…

Angelle Sampey Blazes to Second Final of 2016 at K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Angelle Sampey reached her second final round of the 2016 season this weekend at the 19th annual K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals. She took out Jim Underdahl, teammate Cory Reed, and Eddie Krawiec before she came up short against…

Star Racing Puts in a Strong Performance in Norwalk

Star Racing/Precision Service Equipment riders Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed celebrated their best weekend yet since joining forces at the beginning of 2016. Reed got his first career win and Sampey reached her third semifinal round in 2016. Sampey reached…

Star Racing Race Preview: Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

Star Racing/Precision Service Equipment Pro Stock Buell racers Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed make their way to the 10th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals this weekend for their fifth of 16 races in 2016. After a very successful Englishtown…

Angelle Sampey Brings Home Win at NHRA Summernationals for Daughter Ava

  Angelle Sampey outdrove the entire NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class on her way to the winner circle at the 47th annual NHRA Summernationals. In her 70th final round of her career, Sampey wanted to hoist the Wally at the…

Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed Shine in Atlanta

The Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing team made their presence known this weekend at the 36th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals. Three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle World Champ Angelle Sampey made her way to the semifinals from the No.…

Star Racing Heads Home for NHRA Southern Nationals

The Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle team will be on home turf this weekend at the 36th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals. With the Atlanta, Georgia-based racetrack being only a few hours away from Star Racing…

Star Racing Excited for NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods

Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing teammates Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed hit the road for the second of 16 events for Pro Stock Motorcycle class and land at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by…

The Pioneers of Pro Stock Motorcycle: 1973-2000 – Part 2

Motorcycle drag racing journalist John Stein is back with his multi-part series dedicated to the Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Click here, if you have not checked out Part 1 yet. It’s great reading. Bob Carpenter In many ways Bob Carpenter…

Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed Begin Quest for Star Racing’s 7th NHRA Championship

The first of 16 events for the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class brings us to Gainesville Raceway this weekend. The 47th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals will be opening race for Star Racing’s Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed to…

George Bryce and the Never-Ending, Burning Passion for Dragbike Racing Success

For true competitors the appetite for success can be insatiable. The great basketball coach Bob Knight once said, “Your biggest opponent isn’t the other guy. It’s human nature.” Motorcycle drag racing legend and Star Racing team owner George Bryce boldly…

Star Racing to Enter Vegas with New Rider and Motorcycle, Announces Two Bike Team for 2016

Another “Star” is about to be born in Vegas.   Star Racing has been a significant and powerful force in motorcycle drag racing for over 30 years.   Owners George and Jackie Bryce have captured six NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle…

George Bryce’s Top 5 Indy Wins

Star Racing George Bryce sure knows how to celebrate his birthday. Bryce, who is exactly the same age as the NHRA US Nationals has won the prestigious event multiple times as a racer and team owner. Bryce first won in…

Angelle Sampey to Sit Out Denver and Sonoma

Star Racing team owner George Bryce, who fields a Pro Stock Buell for three-time NHRA world champion Angelle Sampey, has announced that the team will skip the upcoming NHRA Mello Yello series events in Denver and Sonoma, while they continue…

Angelle Sampey Welcomes New Sponsor for Englishtown

The Star Racing team, in preparations for this weekend’s NHRA race in Englishtown, New Jersey, is looking forward to racing with an additional name displayed on three-time NHRA world champion Angelle’s motorcycle. The team is pleased to announce that Platinum…

Angelle Sampey Looking for 5th Atlanta Wally at NHRA Summit Southern Nationals

The Atlanta Dragway has been good to Angelle Sampey, winning four times at the Commerce, GA facility. This weekend when the three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion hops aboard her Star Racing Buell she will be looking to win her…

Angelle Sampey Ready for a Breakout Performance in Atlanta

One thing that concerned three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey when she returned late last season after not racing since 2008 was if she still had the same fire and drive as before. It has not taken long…

Angelle Sampey Ready for Charlotte, Excited about the Star Racing Riders Challenge

Coming off a solid performance at the season opener for the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles Angelle Sampey is ready for the ZMax 4-wide Nationals in Concord, NC. Angelle and her Star Racing team stayed in Gainesville to work out some…

Angelle Sampey Makes a Bold Statement in Gainesville

After five long and difficult months of rehabilitation Angelle Sampey was not sure what the future held for the winningest female in NHRA history. Sampey, recovering from severe lacerations to key tendons in her lower left leg had limited testing…

Angelle Sampey Takes Pole at Day No. 1 of Gatornationals

Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champ Angelle Sampey set the pace in the two-wheel class with a run of 6.891 at 192.44 on the Star Racing Buell. Sampey, who had off-season surgery to repair an ankle injury from Las Vegas…

Angelle Sampey Ready for Gatornationals, After Five Months of Rehabilitation

What would bring a happy and content lady living in Louisiana enjoying the family life back to a fire breathing almost 200 MPH NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles? Winning. For Angelle Sampey the challenge of breaking the most wins in Pro…

Angelle Sampey to Undergo Surgery

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle three-time champion Angelle Sampey’s late-season return to drag racing has come to a screeching halt.  On Friday Sampey announced that she badly cut the back of ankle while unloading a starter cart during the Toyota NHRA…

Star Racing Heads to Vegas and Pomona with Chaz and Angelle

Star Racing will head west with Rookie of the Year candidate Chaz Kennedy and three time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle World Champion Angelle Sampey. They had not planned on attending Las Vegas or Pomona but one of Star’s long-time customers…

Angelle Returns to Star Racing

The red-hot news continues to pour out of the Star Racing NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team. In the zMax Dragway media center Star Racing owner George Bryce and former NHRA champion Angelle Sampey-Drago announced they will again be joining forces.…

Up To Speed with George Bryce on Eventful Off-Season

The NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class has never been more competitive and the off-seasons have never been this laden with news. Since the end of the 2007 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle season a great deal has occurred. Teams have released…

Angelle Sampey To Race Rush Buell in 2008

Ending weeks of speculation, Pro Stock Motorcycle team owners Karl and Kim Klement announced that three-time NHRA POWERade champ Angelle Sampey will pilot their Rush Racing Products Buell in 2008. Rush signed on as Klement’s primary marketing partner just in…

U.S. Army to Drop Pro Stock Motorcycle Program

The U.S. Army has announced the decision to step away from it’s sponsorship of the two Pro Stock Motorcycles racing under the Don Schumacher Racing umbrella after 2007. “Given the great pride the program brings our soldiers and everyone associated…

Fast Women of the NHRA

In case you haven’t noticed, the women are suddenly wearing the pants in the NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle brigade. If you’re a confirmed male chauvinist, this is not good news. But if you’re a dyed-in-the-wool diversity freak, you’ve got to…

Stoffer Wins from No. 16 Spot, Sampey Resets Record to 6.91

hree-time NHRA champion Angelle Sampey led final qualifying at the season-opening Gatornationals with a record pass of 6.911, surpassing her previous record of 6.939.  But it was No. 16 qualifier Karen Stoffer, who held the bump spot at 7.03, who…

Rainout Amplifies NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Points Battle

With only three races remaining in one of the most competitive NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle seasons ever, several teams couldn’t wait to compete in the NHRA Toyo Tires Nationals from Maple Grove raceway in Reading, Pa. However, mother nature put…

Bryce Cements Indy Legacy

Star Racing/G-Squared’s George Bryce sure knows how to celebrate his birthday. Bryce, who is exactly the same age as the NHRA US Nationals,52, has now won the prestigious event a total of eight times. Bryce first won in Indy as…