Harleys Get Top Three Spots On Friday, Eddie Krawiec No. 1 in St. Louis

Eddie Krawiec, defending Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion and current points leader, finished atop the qualifying order in Pro Stock Motorcycle with a 6.820 at 195.56 on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson on Friday night at the seventh…

Vance and Hines Harley-Davidson NHRA Team Expands to Three With Addition of Chip Ellis

Veteran Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Chip Ellis will join the Vance & Hines factory Harley-Davidson team as a racer at the upcoming Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals from Indianapolis, Ind. The squad now expands to three riders with defending champion Eddie Krawiec…

Chip Ellis Qualifies No. 1 on Friday on Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Chip Ellis rode to a 6.805 pass at 196.53 to lead the field. Ellis was quickest in both of the qualifying sessions at Pomona history during qualifying at the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. Ellis…

Chip Ellis to Enter $10K IDBL Pro Street Battle Royale, Oct. 6-8 at Maryland International Raceway

Many of the top motorcycle drag racers in the world assemble at Maryland International Raceway in the Fall for the grand, $10,000-to win Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale. For this year’s fifth annual race, Oct. 6-8, successful team owner…

IDBL Announces Pro Stock Motorcycle Testing Takeover at MDIR’s MTC Summer Nationals May 19-21

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the creation of the Pro Stock Motorcycle testing takeover – a fun-for-all celebration of the sport of motorcycle drag racing.   All Pro Stock Motorcycle racers and crews, past and present,…

Chip Ellis Packing Pippin Power in Norwalk

Chip Ellis has ridden a lot of sweet bikes in his long motorcycle drag racing career, but none as smooth as Junior Pippin’s PiranaZ EBR1190RX. “As long as I’ve been racing Pro Stock Motorcycle, this is the best motorcycle I’ve…

Van Hook Pitching in with Ellis and Pippin

When Chip Ellis quit his job out in Montana to finish the NHRA Mello Yello season and work fulltime with the Junior Pippin/PiranaZ Pro Stock Motorcycle team, he was a little afraid his former employer Barry Van Hook would be…

Charlotte Ends Too Soon for Chip Ellis

Rider Chip Ellis and the Junior Pippin/PiranaZ Pro Stock Motorcycle team were just getting on top of their Buell’s tuning when the NHRA Carolina Nationals ended much too soon for them. Ellis came up .008 of a second short against…

Chip Ellis Ready to “Pin the Tail” at zMAX

U.S. Nationals performance leader Chip Ellis has not been at the top of the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying order this weekend the way he’d like to be on Junior Pippin’s PiranaZ Buell. Sitting 7th for Sunday’s NHRA Carolina Nationals…

Ellis and Pippin Qualify No. 1 for NHRA U.S. Nationals

Chip Ellis qualified the Junior Pippin/PiranaZ Buell number one in Pro Stock Motorcycle for Labor Day’s 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana—his third number one qualifier of the season and 16th of his…

Chip Ellis and Junior Pippin Lead Qualifying at Indy

Chip Ellis rode the Junior Pippin/PiranaZ Buell straight to number one in Saturday’s second round (third round overall) of Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying for Labor Day’s 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana. If…

Chip Ellis Takes Pro Stock Motorcycle Pole in Chicago

In Pro Stock Motorcycle at the Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire from Route 66 Raceway near Chicago, Chip Ellis grabbed the top spot on Friday night with a 6.856 at 195.68 on his Junior Pippen…

Norwalk was the one that Got Away for Ellis and Pippin

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Chip Ellis and his Junior Pippin-owned PiranaZ Buell were one of the two quickest combinations all weekend at the 9th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. And when numbers one and three qualifiers Hector Arana Jr.…

Ellis and Pippin Start Norwalk in Second

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Chip Ellis will start Sunday’s 9th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals from the second qualifying position aboard Junior Pippin’s black and pink PiranaZ Buell.   After Ellis led the first round on Friday at Summit…

Chip Ellis and Junior Pippin Take No. 1 Performance to Norwalk

Junior Pippin has long talked about how much power the S&S Pro Stock Motorcycle motors that come out of his shop make. Showing that power on track, though, took a backseat to life and his wife Lisa’s ongoing battle with…

Ellis to Make Return to NHRA PSM Class

As a rider, Chip Ellis has achieved a great deal in the world of motorcycle drag racing. Ellis has won championships and events on a turbo Funny Bike and numerous no-bar sport bikes.  However, aside from a rare appearance in…

Ellis claims Teasley Bounty at Huge Bike Fest

Rider Chip Ellis and tuner Blake Ritter weren’t intimidated by Jeremy Teasley’s HTP Performance Real Street win streak. The bounty that the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MiRock Superbike Series levied on Teasley’s head had swelled and Ellis and Ritter planned…

Ellis Breaks Real Street Record, Collects Bounty

Multi-time motorcycle drag racing champion Chip Ellis sure didn’t make any new friends during his return to the MIROCK series at the WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway, July 17-18. Ellis ran the table in HTP Performance Real Street…

Ellis to return at Indy aboard Vance & Hines Suzuki

Popular rider Chip Ellis will return to the Pro Stock Motorcycle class at next weekend’s Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil for a one-race stint aboard a Vance & Hines-powered Suzuki. Ellis has been working in the Brownsburg,…

Ellis Signs With Schumacher Racing

Don Schumacher announced that Chip Ellis will join the Don Schumacher Racing stable for the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing season in the ultra-competitive Pro Stock Motorcycle class. Ellis will begin his fourth full season in that category. The team,…

Big-Bore Factory Sportbike War Escalates

It has never been more evident that the major motorcycle manufactures are paying close attention to what’s going at the drag strip. Suzuki, creator the 1340 c.c. Hayabusa, and Kawasaki, creator of the 1352 c.c.ZX-14 have become engaged in an…

Ellis and G-Squared Part Ways

George Smith and George Bryce, G-Squared Motorsports co-owners, have decided to let the contract of rider Chip Ellis expire prior to the 2008 season. The decision comes on the heels of a season in which Ellis finished No. 3 in…

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…