Swedish Super Twin Bike Rider Per Bengtsson and Tommy Grimes Team up

Swedish Super Twin Bike rider Per Bengtsson has teamed up with the 16-time NHRA Wally winner Tommy Grimes to ride the famous parallel twin “the Beast” during the 2017 season. Grimes, who made an European debut at the Tierp Arena…

Tommy Grimes Remembers Ray Price at one of the Most Sentimental Races of his Career

Sometimes the most memorable and sentimental races have little to do with what happens on the track. Two-time defending NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series champion Tommy Grimes of Winston-Salem, N.C. was moved to tears at the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals…

Tommy Grimes Seeking Ride in 2016, Stunned at Retirement of Ray Price Racing

The past few months have been an unmitigated emotional roller coaster for talented Nitro Harley racer Tommy Grimes. After another dominant season, Grimes, 47, Winston-Salem, N.C.  and his team embraced the euphoria of garnering a second-consecutive NHRA Harley-Davidson Top Fuel…

NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Champions Crowned in Las Vegas

With a roar of nitro thunder, season champions in the NHRA® Harley-Davidson® Drag Racing Series were crowned November 8 at the 2015 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Short Line Express Gambler Shootout in Las Vegas.   Dreamchaser Racing/Deschutes Brewery…

Tommy Grimes Dominates Nitro Harley at The Rock

NHRA champion Tommy Grimes maintained his dominance at Rockingham Dragway Sunday by beating fellow Carolinian and newly-crowned IHRA champion Jay Turner in the final round of the 24th annual AMRA Jim McClure All Harley Nitro Nationals. Grimes qualified No. 1…

Ray Price Racing Wins 2014 NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series Championship

After capturing the teams fifth NHRA win at Mission Raceway Park back in September, the Akea/Ray Price Racing team was excited about their chances of winning the championship. The team prepared for the upcoming NHRA Las Vegas final by competing…

Grimes Faces 220 MPH Nitro Harley Shark Attack

If he is to repeat as Top Fuel champion at this week’s 23rd annual Jim McClure All-Harley Nitro Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) world record-holder Tommy Grimes may have to stave off a “Shark” attack. Texan…

Ray Price Racing Travels to Canada’s West Coast to Capture Fifth Win

Ray Price racing traveled all the way to Mission Raceway in Mission, British Columbia, Canada, to attend the eighth race in the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series this past weekend. The team tested on Thursday to prepare the 1,000 horse…

Ray Price Nitro Harley Racing Goes Out First Round

The Ray Price Racing Team arrived at Cecil County Dragway with high hopes for the 7th race in the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series as part of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Cecil County Dragway, Rising Sun,…

Ray Price Racing Collects Fourth Win in Columbus

If there was ever a time when everything just worked in their favor, it was at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at National Trail Raceway for the Buckeye Fuel Wars event. From the time the team made their…

Ray Price Racing Captures Third NHRA Nitro Harley Win

Whenever Ray Price Racing brings the 1,000 horsepower Top Fuel Harley Akea Express, the crowds are always in for the ride-of-their-lives. And at the NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series event at Bristol Dragway, the team certainly did just that…

Ray Price Racing Nitro Harley Captures Second Win in a Row

The Ray Price Harley-Davidson drag race team captured its second win in a row this past weekend as part of the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series at Royal Purple Raceway, Houston, TX as part of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag…

Ray Price Racing Captures First Win of 2014 NHRA Harley-Davidson Dragbike Racing Series

The Ray Price Harley-Davidson drag race team captured its first NHRA Harley-Davidson Dragbike Racing Series win at Virginia Motorsports Park, Dinwiddie, VA as part of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series on April 4 – 5, 2014. With the…

Tommy Grimes Rockets Nitro Harley Dragbike to a 6.190 at 235 mph

The Ray Price Harley-Davidson drag race team launched the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series with impressive runs at Royal Purple Raceway in Texas on March 7 – 9 to start the teams 2014 race year. The Akea / Ray Price…

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…

Grimes Finishes Runner-Up in Orlando

Nitro Harley Drag racer, Tommy Grimes competed with the AHDRA’s season opening event at Orlando Speedworld, Bithlo, FL. Riding in the Screamin’ Eagle Top Fuel field, Grimes powered his way to the finals against Doug Horne, only to go home…

AHDRA Kickstarts Bike Week with a Load of Nitro

With the help of Tommy Grimes riding Ray Price’s Top Fuel Harley entry, the AHDRA/Screamin’ Eagle Championship Series set the 227 MPH pace for the rest of the 2011 Florida Bike Week with their season opener at Orlando Speed World…

Grimes Sets World Record

In case you haven’t heard– Tommy Grimes riding the Ray Price Racing Screamin’ Eagle Top Fuel motorcycle has re-taken his quickest naturally aspirated motorcycle in the world title back home again. Please keep in mind at this event, multi-cylinder metric…

McBride Overcomes Adversity to Win Wild Manufacturers Cup Top Fuel Race

Larry “Spiderman” didn’t become a 10-time world champion without learning how to overcome hardship. However, it has been a long time since the Top Fuel elapsed-time record holder played the role of the underdog. In a gung-ho, eight-bike Top Fuel…

New Nitro Harley World Record, Hogan Still No. 1

Manufacturers Cup Top Fuel Saturday Notes The first day of Top Fuel qualifying from the Manufacturers Cup in Valdosta, Ga. belonged to Korry Hogan.  Day two belonged to the nitro Harleys. Tommy Grimes, aboard the 6.14-capable Ray Price V-twin, and…

Grimes Puts on the Miles

Tommy Grimes and the Mid Continent drag race team have put over 4,000 miles under their belts to compete with AHDRA’s the most strenuous week of the season. Grimes and Freddie Robbins left Pfafftown, NC early last week for the…

Grimes’ Hot Streak Continues

Tommy Grimes and Mid-Continent Motorsports Team made it to the finals of the 27th Annual Truett and Osborn Drag Race at Wichita, KN.  This race was in team owner Mike Bahnmaier’s back yard (almost) and an event Bahnmaier just can’t…

Grimes Wins Race at the Rally

Tommy Grimes, former NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Nitro Harley champion and the Mid-Continent Motorsports Team added another title to their list, Top Fuel winner at the AHDRA Screamin’ Eagle Race at The Rally Presented by Pingel.   This wildly popular event is…