World’s Quickest Nitrous Suzuki GS Street Bike

2017 was a banner year for the popular, nitrous Suzuki GS Pro Street Bike of Brad Mummert. With Richard Gadson in the saddle the duo ripped off an unbeleievable 6.65 in testing at Maryland International Raceway in October. We have…

Records and Personal Bests Expected to Fall as Pro Street Racers Gather for Exciting Weekend at IDBL World Finals at the Rock

How quick will the popular Orient Express Pro Street Bikes go in the cool November air at the IDBL World Finals, Nov. 3-5? Several racers expect to leave this event with a new personal best and a new ranking on…

IDBL Pro Street Tire Rule Revision

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) announced today a rule revision in the Pro Street category for the 2017 season. The adjustment allows riders to use any DOT approved front or rear tire.  Previously only two rear tires were approved…

Pro Street Tire Talk – No-Bar Dragbike Racer Andy Leslie Testing New Michelin Power RS Tire

Perhaps a long-awaited solution to a Pro Street tire controversy? Pro Street dragbike racer Andy Leslie has announced he will be testing Michelin’s new Power RS tire. Leslie says he will be using the tire in competition at an upcoming…

Quickest-Ever Pro Street Bike is For Sale! Mark Paquette’s 6.70 Hayabusa Can be Yours

Why build a new Pro Street bike when the world’s quickest is for sale? Mark Paquette is selling his turbocharged, McIntosh Machine & Fabrication-equipped Suzuki Hayabusa. This is the same bike that ran a 6.70 in Valdosta to top the…

Two Wheel Werkz/HMH Motorsports leaves Huntsville with NHDRO Momentum

Pro Street racer Justin Doucet of Two Wheel Werkz brings us up to speed on his team with this blog – When we showed up to Huntsville Alabama for NHDRO’s season opener it was the first time we have ever…

2016 IDBL Rulebook Posted

The 2016 IDBL Rulebook has been posted for all classes The “Proposed Draft” of the Pro Street and Real Street rulebooks have also been posted for PST and RST racers to review, and will be finalized on 02/05/16 once racers…

40 Riders Confirmed for IDBL Battle Royale

40 riders are now confirmed for the Orient Express Pro Street Battle Royale at Maryland International Raceway on October 2-4 during the 23rd annual DME Racing Fall Nationals! Confirmed Riders: 1- Drew Tolliver – Ilinois – Hayabusa – Turbo 2-…

IDBL Pro Street and Real Street Rules Draft Revisions

IDBL promoter Jason Miller writes – The Pro Street and Real Street rulebooks from time to time need to be revised to maintain parity in competition. We have drafted some small revisions mid-season to maintain parity that our racers and…

The 2015 Preliminary IDBL Pro Street Rules

The 2015 “Preliminary” IDBL Pro Street rules are now on http://www.mirdrag.com/temp/2015_idbl_rulebook_prostreet.pdf All revisions from last year’s rules are made in the color blue for easy reference. Anything in black is the same as 2014 rules. Riders have until January 23,…

Sixes Imperative for MIROCK’s $10,000 Pro Street Dragbike Prize

The drag racing cliches “Anything can happen on race day” and “If you qualify you can win” often prove to be quite valid. But for this weekend’s much-anticipated MIROCK Fast by Gast Nationals, Oct. 3-5, where the nation’s premiere Pro…

The Race to the Pro Street Dragbike 6.80-Zone at a Crescendo

Dragbike racers and fans tend to love milestones. However, the sport’s apparent next performance barrier, the Pro Street Motorcycle 6.80-zone, is starting to irk Vance and Hines/DME-backed rider Joey Gladstone. “Dimey (Eddinger/DME Team Owner) and I feel the same way…

Impressive Turnout and Performances at MIR’s First Dragbike Race of 2014

If early-season bike counts are telling metrics, 2014 should be a record-breaking season for the MIROCK dragbike series. After what was dubbed a “Rockingham Revival,” the season-opening Adams Spring Bike Open, March 21-23, where Rockingham Dragway enjoyed its best turnout in…

Orient Express renews MIROCK Pro Street sponsorship

Orient Express has renewed their sponsorship contract for the famous Pro Street class featuring the World’s Fastest Streetbikes in the MIROCK Superbike Series for the 6th year in a row. These street legal machines can cover the 1/4 mile at…

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.…

Battle Royale Delivers Huge at MIR

When the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series added Orient Express Pro Street’s biggest payout ever—the $10,000 to win Battle Royale—to October 4-6’s Fast by Gast Fall Nationals, NO ONE predicted two Pro Street neophytes would reach the final and battle…

Updated Orient Express Pro Street 10K Battle Royale Entry List

 The list of entries continues to grow for what will be the richest race in the history of Pro Street. Orient Express Pro Street “Battle Royale” October 4-6 Maryland International Raceway Entry Fee: $150   Updated Roll Call List: “Orient…

MIROCK’s 10K Battle Royale is Imminent

  The most anticipated Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series event of the year is going down October 4-6 with the Fast by Gast Fall Nationals, featuring Orient Express Pro Street’s biggest payout—the $10,000 to win Battle Royale! The world’s quickest,…

$10,000 to Win Orient Express Pro Street “Battle Royale” Oct 4-6 at MIR

  Orient Express Pro Street “Battle Royale” race of epic proportions! The Baddest of The Baddest! The Best of The Best! The FBG Fall Nationals at MIR in October every year has been the quickest and fastest race ever year…

Second Quickest Pro Street Pass Ever Setting the Pace at the US Nationals

At 4:10 PM during qualifying at the MIROCK, Orient Express, US Nationals, Massachusetts racer Tony Ficher, driving the DAS Performance, Pro Street Hyabusa stunned the crowd with a 6.908 elapsed time at 209.95 mph.  The team DAS bike, now sits…

Thundernationals Electrify Indy’s Motorcycle Weekend

  Of all the events going on during this past weekend’s massive motorcycle festival in Indianapolis, nothing—not MotoGP, not AMA Flat Track, not the XDL stunt competition—attracted nearly as many competitive motorcycles as the 684 entries at the NHDRO/Manufacturers Cup…

Biggest Maryland MIROCK Field Ever

Beautiful September weather and a booming racing organization came together to produce the biggest Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series ever held at Maryland International Raceway. MIR’s Fast by Gast Fall Nationals is always an autumn festival of speed, but with…

MIROCK Gives Pro Street Liter Bikes 6 More Inches

The Orient Express Pro Street class has seen the tightest competition it has had in years. The best of the best with nitrous injected big bore bikes,  turbocharged big bore bikes, and turbocharged liter bikes have all achieved 6.9 second…

Gladstone/DME Take Second Straight at 213 MPH

Rider Joey Gladstone and DME Racing aren’t just winning Orient Express Pro Street races, they’re setting milestone performance standards along the way. Last time out in the Mickey Thompson MIRock Superbike Series, the team broke into the elite 6 Second…

MIROCK Mid-Season Rule Change for PST Nitrous Bikes

There have been rule changes in the Orient Express Pro Street class to help close the performance gap between the nitrous bikes and the turbo bikes for the last decade. The nitrous bikes were given many advantages in the rulebook,…

Three Championship Year for RMR

No one raced a Pro Street bike as often, as hard, and as winningly as Ronnie Mitchell Racing did in 2011. Riding the hot pink Suzuki Hayabusa known as Rizzo, Bud Yoder took both the Milan Dragway and NHDRO (No…

Schnitz Makes History, First Street Bike Six at 6.90!

HTP Performance owner, Cecil Towner said if team rider Ryan Schnitz left straight, the first ever six-second Pro Street run would appear on the scoreboard. He was right. Schnitz, who has accrued multiple wins and records in MIROCK, AMA Prostar and…

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…

Six Second Bounty on the Line in Pro Street at Rockingham FBR Nationals

The race to break Pro Street motorcycle racing’s 7.00 second barrier moves next week, May 20-22, to Rockingham Dragway where Bud Yoder of Flint, Mich., and Rougemont’s Rodney Williford are most likely to push the performance envelope during the ninth…

Mickey Thompson Calling for First Six-Second Pro Street Pass

This year, Mickey Thompson has teamed up with Don Plesser and the PR Factory Store to create an exciting new program called the Six-Second Bounty. Through this special program, scheduled to begin April 8, 2011 at the Manufacturers Spring Cup…

Orient Express Renews MIROCK Pro Street Sponsorship with a $5,200 Purse

Once again Orient Express has renewed their sponsorship contract for the famous Pro Street class featuring the World’s Fastest Streetbikes in the MIROCK Superbike Series. Orient Express has been a class sponsor of the Pro Street ever since it’s inception…

HTP’s 7.12 a 2010 Highlight, Looking Forward to 2011

The HTP Performance team ended the 2010 racing season on the highest of notes, obliterating the nitrous Pro Street record. Almost immediately afterward, HTP tuner/builder Cecil Towner III announced the team’s 2011 assault on Pro Extreme Motorcycle (AKA Pro Mod)…

Delee’s Nitrous Suzuki Closing in on Turbo World Record

Orient Express Pro Street bikes showed up 35 strong for the first ever Manufacturers Cup at South Georgia Motorsports Park near Valdosta, Georgia. Mike Slowe qualified number 1 on his little turbocharged Suzuki GSXR1000 and beat George Gooch’s big Hayabusa…

New Nitrous Record for Teasley, Adams Performance and Kawasaki

Ohio teenager Jeremy Teasley laid down a perfect final round qualifying lap to set a new street legal nitrous record of 7.19 on the Adams Performance/RS Motorsports Kawasaki ZX14 and claim the number 1 Orient Express Pro Street spot for…

Henson Relinquishing Velocity, Not His Racing Affinity

Prudent businessmen know when it’s time to move on.  Experienced entrepreneur and Velocity Racing creator, Barry Henson, feels it’s time to part with his beloved turbo and swingarm business. “Selling Velocity wasn’t an easy decision.  I’ll always love the sport,”…

Adams Performance Takes Four Wins in Maryland

The Adams Performance/RS Motorsports team picked up four huge wins at America’s biggest all-motorcycle drag race—Maryland International Raceway’s July 17-18 Fast by Gast WPGC Bike Fest. One Real Street and two Pro Street wins for rider Jeremy Teasley and a…

Yoder Records Quickest Ever Street Bike Run

The crisp, cool air and low corrected altitude at Maryland International Raceway in early autumn for the MIROCK Fast by Gast Superbike Finals, Oct. 2-3, had fans and racers alike anticipating unprecedented elapsed-times. Orient Express Pro Street racer Bud Yoder…

Honda Wins the AMA/Dragbike Pro Street Finals

The Stotz Racing-Honda Drag Race team finished off the season with an amazing ProStreet win on the little cbr1000rr. The win was just a matter of time considering the Honda’s record setting ways since the U S Nationals. The most…

Mike Slowe Wins Homecoming

At the conclusion of the MIROCK WPGC Bike Fest from Maryland International Raceway July 19-20, sport bike specialist Mike Slowe stood victorious in the winner’s circle.  In was not unfamiliar territory for Slowe, it had just been quite a while…

Slowe Wins on his Old Playground

Two time AMA Dragbike Pro Street champion Mike Slowe earned his reputation in the MiRock Superbike series, winning two 60 Inch titles a few years ago. The 60 Inch class morphed into today’s Orient Express Pro Sportbike class, and Slowe…

Stotz Racing: Valdosta Race Report Blog

Wow! What a great way to start a race season. The Stotz Racing Honda Drag Race team built a new bike over the winter. Kent’s personal turbo cbr1000rr daily driver ran some 8.30’s playing around last year. They took that…

Henson Shatters Street Bike Shootout Record

Velocity Racing’s Barry Henson made the run of his short drag racing career when he shattered the Street Bike Shootout record with a track-blistering 7.52 at 192.6 mph at the 2003 AMA/Prostar World Finals from Gainesville, Fla. The rapid lap…

Stotz Racing Heats up at AMA/Prostar Pingel Thunder Nationals

The Pingel Thunder Nationals in Indianapolis was a very hot place to be, both weather wise and racing. The Honda team of Stotz Racing put their hot track tune up in the bike but found the track to be better…

Stotz Clarifies Testing Mishap

Four-time AMA/Prostar champion Kent Stotz continues to work feverishly on developing his new Pro Street and Super Street Hondas for the 2007 season.  In this article Stotz addresses the rumors swirling around about his recent testing mishap. Even a veteran…

Street Bike Scrutiny

The first man to put a street bike in the sevens, Brock Davidson, talks about the current state of heads-up no-bar racing, who the most talented rider is, and how a single run changed his life. It’s been over six…