FIA’s 2024 Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway

Words and photos Ivan Sansom & Rose Hughes The opening round of the 2024 European Drag Racing Championship kicked off in frustrating fashion over the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend at Santa Pod Raceway. The wet stuff managed to mess up the schedule and ultimately brought FIA competition to a close…

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Eatmyink’s 2024 Indy 500 Paparazzi Shots

The grid before the start of the Indy 500 is a marvelous place to be. I always feel a little like Martin Brundle as I snake my way through the crowd of people, cars, stanchions and starter carts—but without having to interview minor celebrities and entertain my viewers in real…

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U.S. 131 Next Stop for Spectacular AMRA Nitro Harleys

Michigan get ready! The ground-pounding, flame-throwing Nitro Harley-Davidson motorcycles of the PennGrade1 American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) are coming to beautiful U.S. 131 Motorsports Park on June 14-16. Centrally located between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, this jewel of a race track is set to host the quickest and fastest Harley-Davidson…

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“Milkman” Schweigert Returns to Deliver at PDRA

As Greek mythology had it, the Phoenix rose from the ashes, renewed and stronger than before. Abbotsford, British Columbia’s own, Terry “Milkman” Schweigert seeks to do just the same this week as he returns to Drag965 Pro-Extreme Motorcycle (PXM) racing with the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA). About a year…

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Buckeye Peery Leads AMRA Norwalk Winners

The PennGrade1 American Motorcycle Racing Association’s (AMRA) Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing series took the stripe at America’s Dragstrip, Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, on May 17-19. The AMRA Ohio Nitro Nationals ran in beautiful, Chamber of Commerce weather, and a big win by a home state hero cast the…

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Newgarden Pips O’Ward in Chevy-Dominated 500

Josef Newgarden became just the sixth driver to win the Indianapolis 500 in two consecutive years on Sunday, edging Pato O’Ward in a scintillating race after a start delayed four hours by a midday rainstorm at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Two-time IndyCar champion Newgarden drove his No. 2 Shell Team…

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Rahal-Sato Comments a Good Story, Taku a Good Bet

For me, the most intriguing story of the 2024 Indy 500 has been Graham Rahal’s comments about his one-off, hired gun teammate Takuma “Taku” Sato’s engine. “Takuma, he’s got a hell of an engine, man,” Motorsport.com quotes Graham as saying. While any pool of engines that are supposed to be…

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Santa Pod’s Festival of Power Junior Dragbikes!

British racer Brett Cordelle has graciously compiled a series of Junior Dragbike team reports from the Festival of Power for publication here on Eatmyink. It’s a far cry from the full event reporting done by our beloved, late Steven Moxley, but it keeps Eatmyink in touch with the goings on…

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AMRA Nitro Harleys Thundering into Fabulous Norwalk

Those fan-favorite, thundering, flame-throwing Nitro Harley-Davidson motorcycles are returning to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, May 17-19. The PennGrade1 AMRA series rolls into the Disney World of Dragstrips for the Ohio Nitro Nationals—their first visit since last summer’s Night Under Fire. “Top Fuel Harley is one of the most…

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