PDRA Pro Nitrous Motorcycle Season to Begin at VMP Mid-Atlantic Showdown

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is returning home to Virginia Motorsports Park for the first of two races at the series’ home track, and it’s bringing its diverse all-eighth-mile drag racing show with it. The PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented…

Full Round of Exciting Pro Mod from Man Cup Opener, Gast to Upstage Young Guns?

Enjoy an entire round of high horsepower, nitrous Pro Mod Drag Bike qualifying as these exciting, incredibly fast motorcycles strive to reach the finish line first. Play along and answer our Pro Mod Pro Extreme Motorcycle trivia questions in the…

Crankshaft Filets Eric McKinney’s Pro Mod Drag Bike Motor

Here is one you have to see to believe. Motorcycle drag racing can be very tough on parts, especially when you have more than 500 horsepower and burn about a pound and a half of nitrous oxide on each run.…

New Turbo Bike’s 3.91 Ignites PDRA Nitrous vs. Turbo Controversey, Nitrous Team Threatens Boycott

When mentioning the great rivalries of motorcycle drag racing one may think; Kawasaki vs. Suzuki, Harley vs. import, Dave Schultz vs. John Myers; the list goes on. Perhaps the most hotly-debated and reoccurring rivalry over the years has been nitrous…

Ronnie Smith Wins PDRA Pro Extreme Motorcycle at Galot

Pro Extreme Motorcycle No. 1 qualifier Ronnie “Pro Mod” Smith charged to a win Saturday night at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Drag Wars at GALOT Motorsports Park. Smith went wire-to-wire to enjoy his career-best weekend in the PDRA’s…

Timblin Chassis Describes the Framework for Motorcycle Drag Racing Success

Walt Timblin describes the art of building a motorcycle drag racing chassis as a “moving target.” He has operated Timblin Chassis since 1994 and has produced hundreds of high-quality racing frames. Timblin says it’s rare for two chassis to be…

Niki Zakrzewski Becomes First Female Motorcycle Drag Racer to Eclipse 200 MPH!

Niki Taube Zakrzewski carved out her place in motorcycle drag racing history, by running a stunning 6.51 at an historic 200.65 MPH, Sat., Sept. 23, at Rockingham Dragway.  This is the first time in motorcycle drag racing competition that a…

The First 200 MPH African-American Dragbike Racer – Tommy Bolton

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton is one of the most accomplished and influential African-American motorcycle racers of all-time. Tombo amassed over 25 championships, built a highly-respected business and secured major sponsors, helping to pave the way for other great African-American motorcycle drag…

Perry’s Performance to Race Pro Mod

Dalton Perry and Leah Spivey of successful, upstart dragbike speed shop Perry’s Performance are thrilled to realize a dream and enter the competitive and exciting world of Pro Mod.   The squad will compete in the popular, nitrous-powered category at…

Where Have the Turbo Bar Bikes Gone? Weighing in on the Turbo vs. Nitrous Pro Comp Dragbike Debate

In light of ManCup’s decision to rename Pro Comp back to Pro Mod and bump the turbos to the new Pro Open class, quite the debate was started on Facebook. Please check the Cycle Drag Facebook page if you have…

ManCup Changes Pro Comp back to Pro Mod, Turbos Out

After more than eighteen months of discussion, ManCup management has decided to change Pro Comp, a mixture of Funny Bikes and nitrous machines,  back to the traditional Pro Mod class, a category which does not allow turbo-charged entries.  It was…

Rendeluk Records Fastest 1/4 Mile Pro Mod Dragbike Pass

Mark “Mr Paint” Rendeluk recorded the fastest mph ever  for PXM/Promod, 207.27 mph, at the Louisiana Fall Brawl, Oct. 4, at Thunder Road Raceway in Gillam, La. The event brought several Promods out, but one stood out after the first…

Drag 965 Dragbike Team on the Rise

Drag 965 is a motorsports team comprised of cars and motorcycles based in the Middle East. The new dragbike team is quickly finding success with multiple round wins and low ETs in the Arabian Drag Racing League (ADRL). Pro Extreme…

McKinney Takes 2nd Straight ADRL Championship

  Pro Extreme Motorcycle racer Eric McKinney and his dominant McKinney Motorsports team went to the American Drag Racing League’s marquee Dragstock X event at Rockingham Dragway with three goals in mind. Well, two out of three ain’t bad, as…

Pro Mod Demoted to an Exhibition Class in MIROCK for 2013

For 2013, The Pro Mod bike class will be run at select MIROCK events as an exhibition only class, and not run at all events. As of right now, the Pro Mod bike class will be run at the WPGC…

Big Bottles, Big Money, Big Length! Pro Nitrous Quarter Mile Shootout at the Man Cup

Announcing the Pro Nitrous Quarter Mile Shootout. A large group of the finest manufacturers and service providers in the Pro Modified motorcycle racing industry have banded together to see that the wildly popular nitrous dragbikes race the full quarter mile…

Ashley Owens Runs First Pro Mod Three

Congratulations to Fast by Gast-backed Pro Mod racer Ashley Owens, who recorded the categories first sub four-second pass at the ADRL Speedtech U.S. Drags IV at Virginia Motorsports Park, Aug. 13, with a run of 3.989 at 177 mph. “The…

Sunday Pro Mod Qualifying at The Rock

Rockingham Dragway has added a special qualifying session for Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Mod motorcycles during the sixteenth annual Schnitz Racing Summer Sizzler, Aug. 12-14. In addition to pro qualifying sessions at 1 pm, 4 pm and 7 pm on…

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…

Vantine Racing Takes New Bike on the Road

Veteran Pro Mod racer David Vantine ended the 2010 racing season with a runner-up finish the first time out on his brand new Suzuki. Going to the final the first time out on a new bike is rare enough, but…

Canadian Schweigert No. 1 in Qatar

Canadian Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance team take to the track for the Arabian Drag Racing League’s “Battle for the Belts” with the Pro Extreme Motorcycle regular season points championship in hand. That earned the team the all-important…

From Concept to Winner’s Cirlce

On May 9th, 2010, Star Racing’s George Bryce drew the sketch below of a new concept in motorcycle drag racing – the “Drag Bagger,” to compete in the ADRL Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM) class. Nine short months later, 2009 NHRA…

Mickey Thompson Tires signs on as MIROCK Pro Mod Class Sponsor

The big news for the MIROCK Superbike Series in 2011 is that Pro Mod has been added to the class line-up and Mickey Thompson Tires has committed to sponsoring the Pro Mod class in addition to their MIROCK Series “Title”…

Canadian Schweigert Racing to Qatar

Rookie racer Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance Pro Extreme Motorcycle team are heading to Qatar for the 2010-11 Arabian Drag Racing League. “I’m so excited and grateful for this opportunity to see and experience Qatar and the Middle…

Hot Time in the Alabama Summertime

Despite sweltering heat and 150° track temperatures, the Star Racing/ Daytona Twin Tec, Pro Mod Suzuki beat the competition to win the Pro Mod class at the Lucky 7-11 Motor Cycle, 34th Annual “King of the Hill Showdown,” July 23-25.…

MPS Joins Rob Bush’s Pro Mod Hayabusa Effort

MPS is very proud to announce our partnership with Rob Bush on his Ron Clark piloted Pro Mod Hayabusa.  We achieved positive results from the EFI and fuel system we installed last season when Ron ran a best ever ET…

Thru the Hayes – Oh Calcutta!

Murdoch Racing Enterprises (MRE) owner Jimmy “Hayes” Regan is back in print again with his popular column “Thru the Hayes” originally made popular in the now defunct Prostar report in the early nineties. Regan is a devout supporter of motorcycle…

The Flaming Crash of J.P Mattox

There was a scary moment at the AMA/Prostar Lucas Oil Spring Nationals from Petersburg, VA, on April 28th, when Pro Mod racer JP Mattox’s motorcycle burst into flames at the 1000-foot mark and he was forced to get off at…