2022 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) today released the category schedule for all classes of racing at NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series events in 2022. The 2022 season opens on Feb. 17-20 with the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented…

Karen Stoffer Flips The Script For Championship Sunday

One of my most respected sports journalist mentors was once asked, “who do you root for?” “The story,” was his astute reply. He’d appreciate what happened in the final qualifying session of the NHRA Finals from the Pomona, Ca. Fairplex. …

Jianna Salinas and Jimmy Underdahl to Join Matt Smith Racing in 2022, Pollacheck to Depart

We have not even crowned a 2021 champion yet and the silly season has already begun in Pro Stock Motorcycle. After much positive discussion this season and in Las Vegas, rising female talent Jianna Salinas and her teammate Jimmy Underdahl…

Steve Johnson Looking For Back-to-Back Wins After 5 Weeks Off

It’s been more than five weeks since the Pro Stock Motorcycle class last raced, and Steve Johnson still hasn’t stopped celebrating. The class returns this weekend for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park and…

Scotty Pollacheck Takes Top Spot in Final Atlanta Dragway Qualifier

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pollacheck continued the strong start to his 2021 season, picking up his first No. 1 qualifier on his DENSO/Strutmasters/Matt Smith Racing EBR with a run of 6.779 at 199.20 at the 40th and final Lucas Oil…

Jerry Savoie Gunning For Title in Likely NHRA Farewell Season

After 13 national event wins, 29 final rounds and a NHRA championship in 2016, Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie says this will likely be his final season full-time on tour.  The talented, competitive 61-year-old racer wants to go out…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles Race at the Man Cup Finals

Join us at South Georgia Motorsports Park as the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racers make their first appearance at a Man Cup Motorcycle drag race after the NHRA drag racing season ended early in Las Vegas. The sticky, drag radial…

How Flyin’ Ryan Outraced Indy Field for First Win

Clearly, no National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) team spent the COVID19 delay better than “Flyin’ Ryan” Oehler and his small, independent team. His B&K Cylinder Heads EBR hit the ground at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis…

NHRA Pro Bike Battle Moves to Indy

The Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle event, which annual pits eight of the class’ best riders in head to head competition for a $25,000 winner payout, will take place this season at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.…

Tentative Adjusted NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule

Sources have revealed to Cycledrag.com the proposed schedule for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class if and when the NHRA can resume this season. There is a lot of uncertainty but the tentative plan is to have the motorcycles compete at…

NHRA Announces Changes To Championship Countdown For Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pros

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship will see some new elements this year. Competitors in the premier series may earn their way into the Countdown to the Championship, NHRA’s version of the playoffs, by one…

Angie Smith Teams with Safety Sentry

Team Safety Sentry Motorsports has teamed up with 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock runner-up Greg Stanfield to contest the series in 2011. Team Safety Sentry also will attack the 2011 Pro Stock Motorcycle competition with the addition of rider…

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…

Top Ten Stories of the 2005 Dragbike Season

The stunning 2005 dragbike  season was loaded with stories – recording setting performances, death defying crashes, and of course controversy.  Let’s look back at the top ten stories that defined last season. 1)  U.S. Nationals Finish Line Controversy In my…