Flashback – Nitro Harley Front Runners Update

Check out the following article originally published by Cycledrag.com prior to the 2007 season. We stumbled on this right after the 2018 NHRA U.S. Nationals and found it pretty cool that the players all the same. Back then the top…

NHRA Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Series Expands to 10 Events in 2018

NHRA officials announced today that the popular Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series category will expand and compete at 10 events on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The first race of the season…

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…

Brancaccio Racing Southbound to the ROCK

  Larry “Drums” Brancaccio with Bammer Racing is in transit to AMRA’s Jim McClure Nitro Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham, NC.   According to Larry “Drums” Brancaccio, “We are on the way, the bike is prepped and the team is…

Harley Nation Back At The Rock For Jim McClure Nationals

A Top Fuel showdown between North Carolinians Tommy Grimes and Jay Turner, reigning series champion Randal Andras and Texan Rick “Sharky” House will be among the features Oct. 11-13 when track owner Steve Earwood welcomes the Harley Nation to Rockingham…

Man Cup Introduces Pingel Top Fuel Twin Class

The ManCup is proud to announce the formation of Pingel Enterprise Top Fuel Twin class as the latest blockbuster addition to the Haltech World Finals. “Today we are finally able to answer our Top Fuel Twin racers, YES, we do…

Mike Bahnmaier Racing Has Busy August

The Mike Bahnmaier Racing Team opened their 2013 trip to Sturgis by displaying several drag bikes at the Fort Meade VA Medical Center on August 4th.   A tradition started by Verl Smith, who was unable to attend this year,…

Cox Advances to Semi-Finals in Pro Fuel Class at Bristol

Mark Cox had a good showing on the Jack Romine Racing Pro Fuel dragster at the All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) Thunder in the Valley Nationals Presented by 95.9 The HOG and 93.9 FM94 this past weekend at Bristol…

NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Motorcycle Series Unveiled for 2013

NHRA has announced the formation of the NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Motorcycle Series, a 10-race series at NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional events beginning in 2013. The NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Motorcycle Series will offer a total purse…

WMDRA Vegas Report

The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway did not disappoint as the WMDRA pulled into town on Saturday, May 19th for the second race of their 2012 season. The weather was hot in the low-90’s but cooled off into the…

Harley Road Tour Will Be at AHDRA Jim McClure Nationals, Oct 7-9

As the Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series prepares for our upcoming national event at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, N.C., there is excitement in the air.  We are pleased to announce that Harley-Davidson Motor Company will be among the list…

Ray Price Suffers Heart Attack

Cycledrag.com has learned that legendary Top Fuel Harley rider and tuner, Ray Price has suffered a heart attack. Price’s good friend Mary Lou Brewer sent the following update, “Ray is resting comfortably. I talked with him and Jean. The doctors…

IHRA Welcomes Back Top Fuel Harley

The International Hot Rod Association is pleased to announce the fan-favorite, 200 mph-plus Nitro Harleys will return to the IHRA Nitro Jam in 2011 for the first time since 2002. “We are thrilled to be back racing with IHRA this…

Brancaccio Wins AMRA 2010 Top Fuel Championship

Nutley, NJ’s native son and Harley Davidson Top Fuel drag racer, Larry “Drums” Brancaccio has been notified that he is the AMRA (American Motorcycle Racing Assoc) Top Fuel Champion. He will receive his Championship award at Bowling Green, KY, Nov.…

Regan to the Rescue

A troubled economy, soaring fuel prices and the abrupt closure of the sport’s last remaining national series in late June, are all reasons why 2010 looked to be one of motorcycle drag racing’s gloomiest and pessimistic years. Longtime Murdoch Racing…

Shigematsu Has Career Best Event in St. Louis

Veteran Nitro Harley racer Takeshi Shigematsu of Ehime, Japan, assembled a career-best outing at the AHDRA Rendez-Vous Nationals from St. Louis, MO, April 19-20.  Here Shigematsu won the Pro Fuel category and finished runner-up in Top Fuel, while resetting a…

Marlowe Racing To Sell Entire Operation

Mitch Marlowe owner of Marlowe Racing is putting up his entire race program for sale at the end of the 2007 Screamin’ Eagle Nitro Harley AHDRA season. Marlowe’s teams have been recognized as serious contenders which Marlowe says makes the…

Broken Wire Halts Shigematsu’s Impressive Season Debut

Screamin Eagle Nitro Harley racer Tak Shigematsu enjoyed a solid first event of 2007, qualifying No. 2 and advancing to the second round at the AHDRA Arizona Bikeweek Nationals. A broken wire halted the success. After missing the AHDRA season…

“Chicago” Joe Released From Hospital

After coming off his motorcycle at the AHDRA Bikeweek Nationals in Phoenix, Ariz. on April 2nd, Cycledrag.com is pleased to report that veteran Nitro Harley racer “Chicago” Joe has been released from the hospital and is resting comfortably at his…

Breckenridge Scores in Phoenix

2006 West Coast Pro Fuel champion John Breckenridge was eager for a trip to the winner’s circle after being defeated by Jay Turner in the Gainesville final a month prior. “I’m very happy. We’re trying out a new motor and…

Vancil Hungry for Championship

Rider of the Vance and Hines/Drag Specialties Nitro Harley Doug Vancil came one step closer to earning a career first AHDRA championship in three years with a win at round No. 2 of the series, The Arizona Bikeweek Nationals the…

Malloy, Turner and Ellis Shine at AHDRA Opener

Persistent rains forced AHDRA officials to cancel the Friday night and Saturday pro qualifying sessions. On a beautiful sunny race day Bob Malloy captured his first AHDRA Top Fuel win since 2001, G-Squared rider and Pro Gas winner Chip Ellis…

Armon Furr’s Most Valuable Tool – His Father

After winning the 2006 AHDRA Pro Fuel Championship, Armon Furr says his greatest asset in the pits isn’t in his tool box, or the laptop in the trailer – it’s his father After a tremendously successful championship season in AHDRA…

Romine’s Less Aggressive Top Fuel Dragbike Tune-ups Pay Off in 2006

Mike Romine won back-to-back AHDRA Top Fuel championships by learning to ignore his desire to go faster. Consistency wins championships – It is that drag racing cliché which best sums up Mike Romine’s second consecutive title run in 2006. Romine…

Kile Finishes Strong

Nitro Harley racer Tracy “The Bad Apple” Kile assembled a successful late season charge that helped him to land the No. 6 spot in the  competitive AHDRA points chase and post a career best 6.27 in October. After a dismal…

Romine – Take Two – Nitro Harley Dragbike Championships

Mike Romine’s early to mid-season consistency earned him a second straight AHDRA Nitro Harley championship. It’s good to be king. When Mike Romine won the opening round of this year’s AHDRA series in Gainesville, Fla. he effectively began 2006 the…

Rain Halts Record-breaking Harley Race at Cecil County

There’s no question the Northeast was the place to be for making horsepower during the last weekend of September.  The NHRA Pro Stock motorcycle field was the quickest ever in Reading, Pa., and just an hour south in Rising Sun,…

Jay Turner Doubles in Virginia Nitro Categories

The true mark of excellence and consistency for any drag racer is to win two classes at the same event. Typically, although rare, the feat is accomplished by sportsman racers competing in index classes and ET. However it’s even more…