Motorcycle drag racing has changed a great deal over the past 20 years as evidenced by the next two videos –
A big, East Coast motorcycle drag racing event from 1992
A big, East Coast motorcycle drag racing event from 2012
The ultra-structured, “pro style” events are all but dead and the sport seems to be relying on festival-style events to survive. Wheelie bars are quickly becoming obsolete as well. Where is motorcycle drag racing headed? Has pro-style racing peaked, or will it make a comeback? Will grudge racing gain popularity, or flame out?