PRI 2019

Finally here it is—Eatmyink’s exclusive coverage of the number one social event on the motorsports calendar—the 2019 PRI show.

In the photo above, Larry McBride hangs with Leah Pritchett and Web Cam girls Melissa Martinez, Laurie Dunlap, and Kristen Goss at the CP-Carrillo booth.

I finally got to introduce NHDRO’s Brian and Niki Welch to Rockingham Dragway’s Steve Earwood, and Tami Bandimere was lucky enough to be along for the ride

Larry McBride toasting Dave Conforti at the Worldwide Bearings 25th anniversary celebration
Janette Thornley and Ryan Oehler in the CP-Carrillo booth

Brian Lohnes interviewing Samson Exhaust boss Mike Baverstock and 2X Top Fuel Harley champ Tii Tharpe on the NHRA stage
AHDRA’s Bill Rowe with Advanced Sleeve’s Jeff Zaugg and Vreeland Harley-Davidson’s Rich and Ray Vreeleand with Rich’s Nitro Harley in the Advanced Sleeve booth
Joe Marasco checking out Advanced Sleeve’s new Hayabusa insert with Jeff and Jeffery Zaugg

Bob Difranco and Tommy Bolton talk about the insert in this video:

Here’s a hilarious video of Marasco telling tales of competition with Tommy Bolton, Kent Stotz, and Brian and Niki Welch. Watch it, you’ll love it!

One more video. In this one, Bruce Van Sant shows off the icengineworks header building kit available at

Pete and Keith Browne admiring the packaging of Brad Mummert’s GS in the JE Pistons booth.

Brad Mummert and Richard Gadson with Tim Miranda in the Mr. Race Oil booth
Scrappers owner/driver Mike Salinas and Kalitta tuner Rob Flynn in the PJH booth
Pro Stock Car driver Fernando Cuadra and sons with Dave Conforti at the Worldwide Bearings booth
Chicago studs Dan and Phil Stoll flanking Johnny “P” Perez and the great Tony Jenkins
Matt Hagan throwing a punch towards super-rookie Austin Prock at the CP-Carrillo party

Track surface guru Kurt Johnson of Total Venue Concepts and longtime Maryland International Raceway owner Royce Miller
Bob LaGuardia of Diamond Bar Choppers at the CP-Carrillo party
Larry McBride and the people who make his favorite, record-setting track possible: Marla and Nelson Hoyos, and Ozzy Moya of South Georgia Motorsports Park
Larry McBride and Dan Fitzmaurice of Zipper’s Performance
Xtrac’s Andrew Heard with one of his company’s dirtbike transmissions
Jason Levitt, Ben Knight and the Full Spectrum staff
Ross Rittenhouse next to Ryan Oehler’s EBR in the Worldwide Bearings booth

Always great to see Marvin Lutz! I literally ran into Marvin and his son Nick in the last 15 minutes of the show. They’re working on a nitro sand dragbike that Marvin can’t wait to tell Eatmyink readers about.
Web Cam’s Melissa Martinez is always willing to ham it up for the Eatmyink camera
Shane Stubbs, Scott Horner, John Noonan, and the Wossner crew with Shane’s naked record-setting ‘Busa
This Volkran billet flat 4 is the perfect replacement for that tired Honda in your Gold Wing

Here’s a slideshow of the full PRI gallery for 2019


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