Trim-Tex’s Joe Koenig Talks About His Team of Sponsored Racers

In this interview Trim-Tex Drywall Products CEO Joe Koenig talks about the relationship his business has with sponsored racers Larry “Spiderman” McBride, Trent Hindman and Ian King. Koenig also talks about how the challenges of racing are very similar to…

Rob Muzzy Recalls Greatest Motorcycle Drag Racing Memories

Rob Muzzy of Muzzy Performance is one of the most accomplished engine builders and tuners in motorcycle racing history. The two-wheel icon with the signature carny mustache has amassed a staggering total of 21 AMA National Championships. Along with drag…

Trim-Tex Racing Survives and Wins the 25 hours of Thunderhill

It was a victory a year in the making.   After a third place finish last season in one of the world’s most demanding sports car endurance races, the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill from Willows, Calif., Team Trim-Tex never…

New Owner Of Former Joey Gladstone Championship-Winning Real Street Hayabusa Revealed, A Champion Returns

A few weeks ago Cycledrag.com reported the IDBL Real Street championship-winning, all-motor Suzuki Hayabusa of Joey and Skip Gladstone, known as “Maggie May” had been sold and would soon resurface. Cycledrag.com is poised to reveal the new owner of this impressive machine, which features a…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Qualifies No. 1 Prior to Memphis ManCup Rainout

It’s a young season for the 16-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride, but so far the veteran is pitching a perfect game. The season’s only blemish is a rainstorm which washed out the ManCup Blues City Bash from…

New Car Design Highlights Exciting Weekend of Racing for Trim-Tex Motorsports

The world-famous, 3.4 mile, Austin, Texas racetrack known as Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is a fitting place to show off the patriotic red, white and blue. For the IMSA Continential Tire Advance Autoparts Sportcar Showdown, May 4-6, Trim-Tex Motorsports athlete Trent Hindman…

Trim-Tex Motorsprts Bolsters Impressive Team with Addition of Josh Bilicki

Trim-Tex Drywall Products’ team of skilled motorsports competitors just got even stronger with the addition of professional driver Josh Bilicki.

Winter Excitement for Trim-Tex Motorsports – Trent Hindman, Joey Gladstone and Larry McBride Updates

It has been a monumental winter for the Trim-Tex Motorsports team, producing plenty of news and excitement. “As usual we are always trying to put our best foot forward, work hard, playing even harder,” Trim-Tex president Joe Koenig said.  First sports car racing…

Trim-Tex adds Gladstone to its Team

Drywall bead powerhouse Trim-Tex announces a personal sponsorship for rider Joey Gladstone in his first full year of NHRA Mello Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle racing. Joey will be showcasing a custom Trim-Tex helmet at all events in 2017.   “I…

DeCal Works Gives Joe Koenig’s YZ 250 Ice Racer a Fresh, New Look

Here at Cycledrag.com we are always striving to connect our readers with the best parts, people and services.  After an ice racing adventure with dragbike racing champion and sponsor “7.0” Joe Koenig we had an idea to give his awesome…

Trim-Tex Motorsports Overcomes Adversity to Score Podium Finish at 25-Hour Endurance Race

Trim-Tex Motorsports has used a lot of power, speed and finesse to succeed in multiple forms of racing this season. Along with those qualities, it was the respected squad’s endurance that helped it cap off the year with a podium…

Trim-Tex Motorsports Wins SCCA National Championship Runoffs

It’s been a banner year for Trim-Tex Motorsports.  In multiple forms of racing the respected drywall product manufacturer is piling up an impressive list of accomplishments. In late September, highly-regarded sports car racer, 21-year-old Trent Hindman used his skill and…

Trent Hindman Aiming to Cap Off a Summer of Success for Trim-Tex Motorsports

Talented, Trim-Tex Drywall Products-backed sports car racer Trent Hindman knows exactly what he wants for his 21st birthday – a victory at the 53rd SCCA National Championship Runoffs, presented by Garmin VIRB, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. …

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…

Trim-Tex Continues Tradition of Motorsports Excellence

Successful motorsports marketing can have a tremendous impact on image. For years, when race fans saw DuPont products, they thought about NASCAR icon Jeff Gordon just as much, if not more, than they thought about paint. For drag racing fans,…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Successfully Debuts New Top Fuel Motorcycle at Spring Cup

Imagine spending more than seven years of difficult, precise labor crafting a masterpiece, only to rip it all back apart shortly after it’s finished. Welcome to the demanding, unforgiving world of Top Fuel Motorcycle and team Larry “Spiderman” McBride. After…

The Debut Looms – Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s “Star” is Born

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride hasn’t remembered being this busy in a long time. As his 38th season of racing quickly approaches the 15-time champion is using every possible second to prepare and finalize what is considered by…

ManCup Expecting Most Exciting Season Yet With Top Fuel Parity, McBride’s New Bike and Vance & Hines Series Backing

ManCup motorcycle drag racing is about a month away from kicking off its sixth season – one many feel could be its most successful and exciting yet.  The anticipation of 15-time champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride’s race debut of his new,…

Top Fuel Motorcycle University – Team McBride Produces Record-Setters

Learning to race a nitro methane-fueled, 240-plus mph Top Fuel Motorcycle is daunting and unforgiving.  A mistake could be a matter of life and death.  Few individuals are even willing, or brave enough, to take the task on. Top Fuel…

Exciting Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Trim-Tex Race Program Starting to Take Shape

It’s all coming together. In early December at the Performance Racing Industry show from Indianapolis, Ind., 15-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride announced an exciting, new partnership with longtime sponsor Trim-Tex Drywall products. At the time the agreement…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Trim-Tex Announce Major Sponsorship for 2016, Two-Bike Team Coming

After suffering a near career-ending explosion, 2015 is a year Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride is happy to put behind him. Now the 15-time champ has reason to eagerly count down the days until the start of the 2016 season. McBride…

Joe Koenig Overcoming Adversity to Race in Texas

Successful motorcycle and car racer, “7.0” Joe Koenig is a proven winner in overcoming obstacles and adversity. “Always be productive,” Koenig likes to say. It’s the attitude and philosophy the drywall product mogul has used not only to elevate his…

Team Trim-Tex Back on the Podium

Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman fought their way back on the podium  in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Road America where they finished third. Teammates Mark Boden and Tonis Kasemets also had an impressive run at the team’s home…

Two Entries, A Comeback, and a Debut Mark Big IMSA Home Weekend at Road America for Trim-Tex Drywall Products

As the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge heads to Road America this weekend, there are almost too many story lines to count for Trim-Tex Drywall Products. From a young promising talent getting his first shot at the professional level, a…

Trim-Tex Joins Burton Racing, Targets Double Victory at Lime Rock Park

Hindman and Freiberg target GS victory for Fall-Line, Auberlen and Edwards set to fight for ST win With V8-powered pony cars, front-wheel drive machines, all-wheel drive sedans, and light weight roadsters all taking to Lime Rock Park for the Northeast…

A Simpler Time – Brown Van Dragbike Racing

Anybody who has been around dragbike racing for a few decades can testify elaborate pit setups, massive stacker trailers and motorhomes have not always been a part of the sport.  In fact, as former NHRA champion Joe Koenig points out regularly, it was…

Team Trim-Tex Poised for another Sports Car and Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship Run

The brief off-season has passed and racing is underway again for many. Trim-Tex president and former NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship-winning team owner “7.0” Joe Koenig is continuing his company’s strong involvement in motorsports and is aiming for a 15th…

Another Championship for Joe Koenig and Team Trim-Tex

After winning a NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship with Geno Scali in 2003, the Fall Line/ Trim-Tex sports car team put another huge award in Joe Koenig’s trophy case today. The team of Trent Hindman and John Edwards captured the…

Trim-Tex Takes Texas and Points Lead Heading into Final Race

Updating a story from earlier in the week, the Trim-Tex/ Fall Line Sports Car team took the win in Texas and has earned a five point lead in the championship standings heading into the final race in Atlanta. Per the…

Trim-Tex Sports Car Team Driving Towards Championship

Trim-Tex president and former AMA/Prostar Pro Stock record holder, “7.0” Joe Koenig is quite familiar with being in a tight battle for a championship with just a few races to go. In 2003 as a NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team…

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…

Trim-Tex Kisses the Bricks, Aiming for Three Peat at Road America

  Bryan Sellers and Mark Boden crossed the famed finish line at the ‘Yard of Bricks’ in first place of the Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC) series race, making it two in a row for the Fall-Line Motorsports pair.…

Trim-Tex/Fall-Line GRAND-AM Team Scores First Win at Watkins Glen

Former AMA/Prostar Pro Stock world record holder, “7.0” Joe Koenig, can add another accomplishment to his impressive resume of motorsports achievements. Koenig, a former NHRA championship-winning team owner, was overcome with pride when his GRAND-AM car, driven by Bryan Sellers…

Trim-Tex Sponsors Fall-Line Sports Car Team

Fall-Line Motorsports is thrilled to announce that Trim-Tex Drywall Products will be the primary sponsor on the #46 BMW M3 and will be on the car for the entirety of the 2013 Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge season.   The…

Decisions, Decisions – Which 2012 Motorcycle to Buy?

Happy New Year!  Now which motorcycle are you going to buy? A trip to a dealer with a comprehensive inventory of 2012s will leave most shoppers with a multitude of factors to consider.  Even drag racing enthusiasts need to carefully…

Joe Koenig Injured in Road Racing Accident

Former AMA Prostar Pro Stock world record holder and NHRA champion, “7-0” Joe Koenig was injured in an accident on Sept. 23 while racing his Trim-Tex BMW M3 in a SCCA road racing event at Road America in Elkhart Lake,…

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…

Joe Koenig Parlays Motorcycle Success to Four Wheel Triumph

In 2008 longtime dragbike racer Joe Koenig added another championship to his impressive racing resume.  However this time it wasn’t on a Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle, it was at the wheel of a BMW M3 in the Sports Car Club…

Team Trim-Tex Drive for 25 Report

Trim-Tex/Hoosier/Fall-Line achieved most of our goals at the very challenging 25 hours of Thunderhill race December 6-7 in Willows, California. Our plan was to show up with a competitive Fall-Line race car with Chicago area drivers and a hard working…

Joe Koenig To Endurance Race for Charity in Drive for 25

Trim-Tex, the premier manufacturer of vinyl drywall beads, along with partners Hoosier Tire, and Fall-Line Motorsports will be competing in the National Auto Sports Association’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill in California early next month. This will be a drive for…