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…

Cycledrag.com Hayabusa Project Bike – The Ultimate Street – Strip Machine, A Rookie Learns to Race

Is it still possible to ride your race entry to the drag strip? Can a rookie pull it off? Strap on your helmet and come along for this ride because Cycledrag.com’s Jack Korpela has a lot to learn. This project…

Meet the Dragbike Racers of Wild Horse Motorsports Park Plus Race Coverage

Cycledrag.com made an impromptu trip to beautiful Wild Horse Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. to cover dragbike racing at a Summit points event. Seeing trailers and tire smoke from I-10 was just too much to resist. Enjoy getting to know…

Dragbike Wheel Shatters off the Line

As motorcycles are pushed to their utter limits to achieve the lowest possible elapsed-time and highest possible mph, breakage can occur. It occurs quite often actually. Dragbike racing can be a war of attrition. But very rarely will a rider…

Reggie Showers – A Closer Look the Inspirational, World’s Fastest Amputee

Enjoy a look back at one of the most inspirational men in not only motorcycle drag racing, but in all of sports, Reggie Showers, the world’s fastest amputee. Showers may have taken a break from racing, but as most can…

A Look Back at the Demise of Outlaw Pro Street Dragbikes and Jason Miller’s Controversial Call

Being a race promoter can call for making some tough decisions that don’t always sit well with racers. Longtime MIROCK and IDBL promoter Jason Miller, now of Miller Brothers Productions found this out many times. Some decisions Miller had to…

Still Influential and Greatly Missed – Elmer Trett

It has been over 19 years since, arguably, the most prominent and esteemed motorcycle drag racer tragically lost his life while competing at the 1996 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Ind. Today, Elmer Trett’s tremendous influence and legacy is still…

Remembering NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer John Myers

It was on Aug. 9, 1998, that one of the greatest Pro Stock Motorcycle drivers in the history of drag racing passed away – in a street bike accident, nonetheless. It was on that day that John Myers, at the…

Racers Reminisce about Dragbike legend Elmer Trett

On September 1, 1996 motorcycle drag racing lost perhaps the greatest Top Fuel rider in the sport’s history when Elmer Trett came off his motorcycle at the top end of Indianapolis Raceway Park. Trett was a trendsetting genius in the…

Dragbike Track Records Fall at The Rock

  The Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series blistered legendary Rockingham Dragway this past weekend, as the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing organization concluded it’s 2013 season with the Lee’s Performance World Finals on November 1-3. Mother Nature made it a…

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 Maryland International Raceway in 2002, Joe Plug was my…

Dave Vantine’s Rapid Transition to a Top Fuel Dragbike

When college football players transition into the NFL, many express how it’s an overwhelming challenge, adapting to how much quicker the game moves at the highest level. Longtime dragbike racer Dave Vantine is saying the same thing about his recent…

Ray No. 2 NHRA PSM Points, Kennedy Runs First Dragbike Six

  Sovereign-Star Racing’s Michael Ray moved up to the No. 2 position in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Series Pro Stock Motorcycle overall points standings after advancing to his third semifinal round in a row and claiming…

Tough Luck For Arana’s Dragbike Team in Vegas

The Arana Racing team figures now is the time to place their bets in Las Vegas casinos because their luck is bound to change after a tough Sunday in the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor…

Hawaya Nitro Dragbike School a Huge Suceess – Two Classes Set for 2014

On Tuesday prior to the AMRA 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 4 crew chief/members attended the school, including 1 female…

Quickest Dragbike Run Ever – Peter Svensson Number 1 With a Bullet

  On August 24th, 2012, Top Fuel motorcycle drag racer Peter Svensson, of Sweden, while racing during the Scandinavian Internationals, fired a shot heard round the drag racing world when he became the quickest drag bike pilot on the planet. …

Troy Bayliss Dymag Motorcycle Drag Racing Wheel Promotion

Dymag Wheels U.K. is pleased to announce a special offer on all Carbon CA5 wheel sets to celebrate the recently announced partnership with Troy Bayliss. Pairs of Dymag Carbon CA5 wheels are on sale for $2995 – an $800 savings…

Sovereign-Star Racing betting on Vegas Pro Stock Motorcyclevictory

With only two races left in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Series Countdown to the Championship, No. 3 competitor Michael Ray and his Sovereign-Star Racing team are fighting for every possible point that can boost them up…

Caldwell Wins AMRA Dragbike Championship

Tom Caldwell/OLD GUYS DO RULE Dragbike RACING made a clean sweep at the AMRA Jim McClure Nitro Nationals finals at Rockingham race last weekend, winning the 2013 AMRA Pro Gas Championship, winning the event, and resetting 3 of his records!…

MIROCK- the World’s Largest Dragbike League—Ends 2013 at The Rock

  The world’s largest motorcycle drag racing organization—the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series—concludes it’s 2013 season with the Lee’s Performance World Finals, November 1-3 at legendary Rockingham Dragway. This Hustler’s Paradise is the traditional end of the motorcycle drag racing…

Lee’s Performance MIROCK Motorcycle Drag Racing World Finals

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series wraps up it’s amazing 2013 season at Rockingham Dragway with the Lee’s Performance World Finals on November 1-3, 2013. This is the race where the championships are decided! The event will feature Orient…

Vance and Hines Adds to Pro Street Dragbike Purse at the Cup

Vance and Hines has jumped on board to support the Pro Street class at the Manufacturers Cup finals in Bradenton, Fla.  Sharpen up those reaction times!

Joe Koenig Comments On Successful Sports Car Racing Season

Former AMA Prostar Pro Stock world record holder and NHRA champion, “7.0” Joe Koenig just completed his first season as a major sponsor on the #46 GRAND-AM sports car, driven by Bryan Sellers and Mark Boden.  Despite an ill-fated start…

Teasley and RS Motorsports Back on Top in Real Street

Multi-time DME Real Street champ Jeremy Teasley and his Roger Starrette owned and tuned, nitrous-huffing Kawasaki ZX14 had found themselves shut out of the winners circle the previous couple of races, but worked their way back in at the Mickey…

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 changed.…

John Hall Racing – Let’s Fund Kyle to Cali

Everybody knows NHRA’s biggest fan, Kyle Keck. You may know that Kyle has Cerebral Palsy, a non-progressive disorder of movement and posture caused by abnormal development of, or damage to, motor control centers of the brain, and Scoliosis, a curvature…

DME’s Terence Angela talks about his Battle Royale Win

Dimey Eddinger’s DME Racing team came to Maryland International Raceway fully intending to win Orient Express Pro Street’s biggest payout ever—the $10,000 to win Battle Royale—but so did everyone else in that class of the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series.…

Grimes takes Ray Price Nitro Harley to Big Win at Rockingham

  In an event that included riders from Germany, Australia and Canada as well as from California and Colorado, it was local favorite Tommy Grimes who rode to victory Sunday in the featured Top Fuel category at the 22nd annual…

Bradenton Motor Sports Park: Changing With the Times

  It’s not easy owning a motorsports racing facility.  When your income depends on mother nature not being angry with you, life in the fast lane can be about as comfortable as a cat on a hot tin roof.  You…

Americus Motorsports Complex Hires Project Manager, Plans Big January Announcement

The most recent development for the future Americus Motorsports Complex is the addition of a project manager who will guide the development team through a multidimensional feasibility study, the financial process and the Phase I Environmental inspections, while continuing revisions…

Clutch Kits at a Great Price from Schnitz Racing

Check out a great product available from Schnitz Racing SUZUKI OEM COMPLETE CLUTCH KITS – Click here for Suzuki OEM Complete Clutch Kits that include everything needed to rebuild the clutch in one package at a great price! Includes: Fiber…

Brancaccio Racing Southbound to the ROCK

  Larry “Drums” Brancaccio with Bammer Racing is in transit to AMRA’s Jim McClure Nitro Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham, NC.   According to Larry “Drums” Brancaccio, “We are on the way, the bike is prepped and the team is…

McBride Wants to Retire Iconic Dragbike with 5.60s

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride has amassed 10 championships and numerous world records throughout his illustrious 33-year career.  The Spiderman has achieved the vast majority of his success on his current drag bike – a 1,511 c.c., supercharged…

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 rewarding. And so it is fitting that two…

Stoffer Keeping an Eye on Weather as Race Approaches

Karen Stoffer and the GEICO Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle team are keeping an eye on this weekend’s weather forecast for the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Stoffer and the team are hoping for hot weather…

McBride Displays Dominance with Six “Fives” and Defeats Familiar Foe to Win Manufacturers Cup

The world’s quickest motorcycle drag racer, Larry “Spiderman” McBride, opened his 34th season of competition with remarkable consistency and dominance over a full field of Top Fuel racers to win the Manufacturers Cup from South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, Ga., April 13-15.  McBride…

Don’t Trust The Picks of Robert Bruno or The Palm Beach Player’s Club

Over the past few years my friends and I have a had a lot of fun wagering on sporting events and recently I decided to put a self-touting prediction service to the test out of skepticism and curiosity. This past…

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 and Jackie prepare for a run in 1979 at Memphis…

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…

New AMC Signs Show Motorsports Complex Features

Since the February 9, 2011, announcement of the Americus Motorsports Complex (AMC), the Star Racing team has been working tirelessly on the lengthy planning and approval process required for such a large facility. After more than 30 years in the…

Americus Motorsports Complex Receives FAA Approval

Star Racing recently received approval from the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) for the future Americus Motorsports Complex (AMC) redesigned site plan. After months of waiting, this news marked another major step in the lengthy planning process for the motorsports complex.…

Brock’s Performance Hits the Dyno With the 2012 Kawasaki ZX14R

Brock Davidson of Brock’s Performance has been making parts for the new 2012 Kawasaki ZX14R, but until the November Manufacturer’s Cup event he’d never actually laid his hands on one. There he got to put Robert Fisher’s Roaring Toyz 2012…

Disappointing Loss for Ray Who is Already Looking Forward to Pomona

Michael Ray headed into the second to last race of the 2011 NHRA season at Las Vegas with confidence and hoped to go rounds on Sunday. Unfortunately things did not go as planned for this Texas native. “First round did…

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 Stock Motorcycle. Lucas…

Michael Ray Hoping to Shake Up the Countdown

Michael Ray, who we have not seen race since Dallas, has been busy working his day job at Gruene Harley Davidson and is hoping to shake up the countdown in Las Vegas, a track that has been very good to…

Rockingham and ADRL End Relationship

Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood bid farewell Wednesday to one of the most successful events in his track’s long history, citing changes in both the marketplace and the series itself as reasons for his decision to amicably end an six-year…

A Look Back at the World’s First Six Second Streetbike Pass

The wait for the world’s first 6 second streetbike pass emded, 10 years after Brock Davidson ran the first 7 second one. It’s not insignificant that both runs were made at the two tracks that make up the world’s premier…

Hogan Crashes at 246 MPH, Declares Retirement

Top Fuel Motorcycle world record holder, Korry Hogan, was seemingly blown off of his motorcycle shortly after crossing the finish line at over 246 MPH during a test run in Martin, Mich., this past Sunday, Sept. 11. Hogan’s elapsed time…

First Time PXM’er Teasley Leads Qualifying at The Rock

Jeremy Teasley’s uncanny ability to master any motorcycle he throws a leg over holds true at the ADRL as well. Last week, multi-time AMA/Dragbike and MIRock Superbike Series champion Teasley had never ridden a Pro Extreme Motorcycle before. Today he…

No. 14 Qualifier Savoie Ready to Take on No. 3 qualifier Stoffer

If there was a weekend to test the resolve of Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator Racing team this would be the race. Beside the extreme heat and the long hours of racing at the 57th annual Mac Tools US…

NHRA’s Battle to Become Younger

The woeful economy and high fuel prices have done significant damage to the sport of drag racing. Perhaps a more serious problem for straight-line fans is the aging of top racers in the NHRA, the nation’s premier drag racing sanctioning…

Angie Smith is Ready for Redemption

Angie Smith had a rough time out last weekend in Denver. Not qualifying for her first time this season, Smith hopes to put all that behind her and redeem herself in Sonoma. With numerous electrical issues over the last few…

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…

Former NHRA Champ Koenig Climbing the Ranks in Sports Car Racing

Joe Koenig may have disappeared from the world of drag bike racing, but his racing program hasn’t slowed down one bit. The former NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship-winning team owner and AMA Prostar Pro Stock record-holder is seriously considering a…

Smith is Excited to be Racing out West

Even though the 2007 NHRA Full Throttle champion, Matt Smith is third in the Pro Stock Motorcycle point standings, Smith needed sponsorship to keep going. After losing his main sponsor Al-Anabi Racing less than a month ago, Smith knew without…

Tonglet Hopes to Continue Winning Ways

In six Pro Stock Motorcycle races this season, LE Tonglet has visited the emotional heights of victory twice and the depths of not qualifying for a NHRA Full Throttle Series event for the first time. This weekend, the reigning PSM…

Stoffer Happy NHRA Tour is Heading Westward

For most NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle riders, this weekend’s Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway starts the Western Swing. But for GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer, the Western Swing could be called the “Home Swing.” That’s because Stoffer lives…

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 back semi-final finishes at Vegas and Pomona, and we planned…

Reaching the Top of Thunder Mountain on Arana Jr.’s Mind

Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. heads to Bandimere Speedway for the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals on a roll. The 22-year-old rookie has qualified No. 1 in the last two Pro Stock Motorcycle races, all with a new engine,…

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 Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Sr. believes those characteristics…

Tonglet Says it’s Time to Move Up

After spending several races fighting for one of the few remaining Pro Stock Motorcycle starting positions, GT Tonglet is ready to step up and move up. “We have struggled just to qualify,” said the driver of the new Nitro Fish/Tonglet…

Riding Alfresco, Motorcyclist Sets Record With 311.94 M.P.H. Run

By DEXTER FORD,  New York Times Until recently, going faster than 300 miles per hour on two wheels required stuffing oneself feet-first into a torpedo-shaped, outrigger-equipped streamliner motorcycle. But on Sunday, Bill Warner, a Florida fish farmer, logged a record-breaking…

311.94 MPH: World’s Fastest Motorcycle Rolls on BST Carbon Fiber Wheels

NASA’s Space Shuttle program may be winding down, but Bill Warner continues to reach for the stars. On Sunday, at Loring Air Force Base, in Limestone, Maine, he became the first man to exceed 300 mph riding a sit-on motorcycle,…

Gulf Oil Drag Racing See Red in Finland

The Gulf Oil – Grand Prix Originals Top Fuel Bike team arrived at this year’s FHRA Nitro Nationals to be confronted by something of a tropical heatwave at the northernmost outpost on the UEM Drag Racing tour. Hot and humid…

47 Vendors Confirmed for Upcoming MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest

The MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest is always one of the biggest events of the season.  This year’s race, July 23-24, may very well be the biggest ever. So far event promoter Jason Miller has confirmed 47 vendors for what is…

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 &…

Tonglet’s Turnaround Brings Race Victory

In two weeks, LE Tonglet went from drag racing’s equivalent of the outhouse to the penthouse, and right now he is enjoying the view. Shocked by a career first of not qualifying at Norwalk, the reigning Full Throttle Pro Stock…

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 time at Route 66 Raceway. Unfortunately, the defending…

For Second Race in a row, the Usually Reliable Stoffer Stumbles

GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer suffered another disappointing result Sunday at Route 66 Raceway when she failed to make it to the starting line for her second-round Pro Stock Motorcycle matchup with Matt Smith. This time, Stoffer blew her engine…

Arana Gives away Chance at Victory

Chalk this one up to experience for Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. Arana was the No. 1 qualifier in Pro Stock Motorcycle for the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway and knocked out…

Lucas Oil Rider Arana Foiled by Faulty Running Bike

Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Sr. had an eventful first round Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway. Arana had an excellent reaction time of .023 seconds against Jim Underdahl, but that’s…

Smith Falls to Tonglet in Event Semi’s Rematch

Despite a night of hard work and the belief the gremlin had been found, Angie Smith’s Buell was unable to complete the pass in Round 1 of eliminations at Route 66 Raceway in the NHRA Full Throttle Series Pro Stock…

Tonglet Ready to Shake off Slump, Return to Championship Form

For a guy who grew up in a drag racing family, LE Tonglet recently found himself in an unfamiliar place at the races – on the sidelines. It was a visit he never wants to repeat. The reigning NHRA Full…

Anticipation Growing for MIROCK Bike Fest July 23-24

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series returns to Maryland International Raceway for the biggest MIROCK event of the year at the Fast by Gast / WPGC Bike Fest on July 23-24, 2011. The event will feature Mickey Thompson Pro…

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…

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 last year, Smith knew exactly…

Angie Smith Running Well, Just No Luck

Angie Smith has been running career best numbers over the past few races, including this past weekend in Norwalk, Ohio. After rain washed out the first two qualifying sessions on Friday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, Smith knew…

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, the No. 16 qualifier, put…

First-round Knockout a Stunner for Points Leader Stoffer

Not long after GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer was eliminated in the first round of Sunday’s fifth annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals she was smiling and greeting fans in the GEICO pits. Though the defeat stung the Pro Stock…

Tonglet Misses Starting Lineup on Friday

A season that has already featured highs and lows, suddenly hit the basement Saturday afternoon when LE Tonglet did not qualify for the Summit Racing Equipment Nationals. The reigning NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock Motorcycle champion struggled with motor problems…

Points Leader Stoffer Won’t Change her Plan of Attack

Consistency has been the mantra of GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer throughout the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season, and it’s taken her to the top of the Pro Stock Motorcycle standings. The popular rider from western Nevada…

Smith Looking for Sponsor, Willing to Rent out Third Bike

The most recent winner in the NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock Motorcycle field, Matt Smith is without a sponsor. Smith won the 13 race of his career the last time out in Englishtown, New Jersey. However, right after that Smith…

Rebuilt Motor Boosts Tonglet’s Outlook

There is a rebuilt motor powering GT Tonglet’s Nitro Fish/Tonglet Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle and boosting his confidence level going into Friday’s Summit Racing Equipment Nationals. “We had some issues with the motor at our last race in Englishtown (N.J.,…

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 Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in…

Amazing ‘Gracie’ Might be the Missing Key for Arana Jr.

Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. has his sights set on two goals as he heads to this weekend’s fifth annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, and with a new motor named after his mother Grace, he just may…

Arana Sr. Taking Same Steps from Championship Season

Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Sr. hopes history repeats itself at this weekend’s fifth annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park. Arana Sr. earned the first win of his Pro Stock Motorcycle career at this race…

Angie Smith Excited for Norwalk

Angie Smith is ready for Norwalk this weekend. Smith came off a very bittersweet weekend in Englishtown a few weeks ago. The drag racing beauty was running well during qualifying. She qualified herself in the top half of the field,…

Reyes Relic – Blown V8 Drag Bike

This beast appeared on the starting line at the Union Grove, Wisconsin track one day years back. Yes, that is a blown V-8 Chevy in the frame of this unusual ride. Note the “chopper style” front fork, they may work all right…

Bell to Support Gulf Oil Drag Racing

In a perfect partnership of iconic motorsport brands Gulf Oil Dragracing are pleased to announce that the Bell Helmets brand will be proudly carried on the Gulf Oil Dragracing – Grand Prix Originals Top Fuel Bike for the 2011 season.…

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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 the venue and the weather did…

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. Although Topeka marked Schweigert’s first ever American Drag Racing…

McBride Rained out in South Carolina

Top Fuel drag bike legend, Larry “Spiderman” McBride attempted to make some exhibition passes at Union County Dragway in Union, S.C., this past Saturday, June 18. Unfortunately for the ten-time champion the event was canceled due to a heavy rain…

NLR NMS-1000 Progressive Nitrous Controller Makes History

The NMS-1000 Progressive Nitrous Controller continues to show it’s dominance by resetting the the Nitrous ET record for a “Pro Street” motorcycle at Maryland International Raceway this past weekend. Check it out here Key Features: •    Billet Aluminum enclosure •   …

Nitrous and Turbos Live Happily Together at MIR

Despite forecasts for rain and oppressive heat and humidity, a strong Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MiRock Superbike Series field laid down quick runs and put on a thrilling show at Maryland International Raceway’s Fast By Gast Summer Showdown. And the…

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 organization they were pulling his sponsorship effective immediately. “I…

Schweigert, Schnitz and Dobrin Victorious at MIROCK Summer Showdown

Let the turbo vs. nitrous war rage on.  All of the MIROCK Summer Showdown, June 11-12 from Maryland International Raceway, pro final round match-ups showcased drag racing’s long-standing turbo vs. nitrous rivalry. Final round results/notes Mickey Thompson Pro Mod No. 4…

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…

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 Matt Smith. “We broke a…