Announcer Joe Plug Passes

Cycledrag.com is saddened to learn of the passing of longtime Maryland International Raceway announcer Joe Plug.  God bless Joe and his family. The first few times I announced dragbike events at Maryl…

Remember When This Was Fast?

Check out this classic KZ ad.  Remember when guys had to made a ton of modifications to get into the high-8s? Now a racer can practically do it on the way home from the dealership. My how times have c…

Teasley and Shifflett Double at MIR

There’s nothing a racer loves better than to double—winning two classes at one event. And in the veteran-laden fields of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, doubling is double hard and double…

Photo Flashback – Star Racing

Before Star Racing’s George and Jackie Bryce competed with 18-wheelers, multi-rider teams and a trailer full of spare engines and parts, like most others, the duo began modestly.  Here George an…

Arana Jr.’s Win Streak Snapped

Lucas Oil Buell riders Hector Arana Sr. and Hector Arana Jr. tried to double-down on Sunday at the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but instead, they busted in Pro …

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 part…

Underdahl Climbing a Mountain

This weekend’s Mopar Mile High Nationals in Morrison, Colorado represents the season for Forest Lake, Minnesota’s Jim Underdahl.  “We started this season with high hopes, after ending with back to bac…

Mountain Air Will Clear Arana

Keeping an open mind and making adjustments are always crucial to success in any form of motorsports. For this weekend’s Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway, Lucas Oil Buell Pro…

Smith Advances to Semi’s

After racing his way to two straight finals, including a victory at Englishtown, former NHRA Full Throttle Series Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith was poised to race for another Wally, this ti…

Matt Smith Finishes Runner-up

Coming off his 13th win of his NHRA career last time out in Englishtown, New Jersey, Matt Smith was poised and ready for the fifth annual Summit Racing NHRA Nationals. Winning the Norwalk, Ohio race l…

Tonglet Goes to Quarterfinals

GT Tonglet notched his first 2011 round win in upsetting fashion Sunday when he eliminated Hector Arana Jr. – the No. 1 qualifier – in the first round of the Summit Racing Equipment Nationals. Tonglet…

Underdahl Making Right Moves

Having just broken into the top ten in NHRA Championship points, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jim Underdahl is hoping to maintain his positive momentum this weekend at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA N…

King Overcomes Graveltrap Crash

Following the rain affected home round at Santa Pod, the Gulf Oil – Grand Prix Originals team eagerly anticipated the first championship event at the new world class facility at Tierp in Sweden. Both …

Schweigert Leaves Topeka on a Roll

Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance Pro Extreme Motorcycle team left the ADRL Kansas National Guard Independence Drags at Heartland Park Topeka with a two race win streak in tow. Althou…

Smith Loses Primary Sponsor

The celebration of winning the NHRA SuperNationals was short lived for past Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith. psm_winner Smith, of King, NC, was notified by officials of the Al-Anabi Racing or…

Smith Wins by an Inch

Matt Smith and his Al-Anabi Racing Buell haven’t had the 2011 Full Throttle season they wanted until they rolled into Englishtown, New Jersey this past weekend. “We have had a rough year so far,” said…