“I’m really thrilled to have Wayne and Donna Pingel, and their company, show their support to the AHDRA racers,” said Rowe. “The Pingel name is respected at dragstrips and on road bikes worldwide, and I know I speak for all of our racers when I say ‘Thanks!’”
“We are proud to become the sponsor of the Modified class in the AHDRA association,” said the Pingels. “We like the comeback of this association and what Bill is doing to give the Harley racers great places to race. We look forward to the growth of this association and we want to be a part of it.”
The AHDRA All-American motorcycle drag racing series kicks off its second season under the stewardship of Rowe on April 17-18 at Atlanta Dragway, followed by May 22-23 at Cecil County Dragway, June 4-6 at Rockingham Dragway, June 19-20 at National Trail Raceway, August 8-10 at Sturgis, September 17-18 at South Carolina Motorsports Park (eighth mile), October 1-3 at Summit Motorsports Park (Norwalk), and November 6-7 at Gainesville Raceway, with a regional event April 30-May 1 at Darlington Dragway.
Classes are Top Fuel, Hawaya Racing Nitro Funnybike, Hawaya Racing Pro Fuel, GMS Racing Pro Open, Zippers Performance Pro Modified, Pingel Modified, Law Tigers Pro Bagger, Horsepower Inc. Hot Street, Outlaw Street, 9.30 index, Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson 9.90, 10:30 index, Universal Fleet & Tire 10.90, 11.50 index, T-Man Performance Bagger Eliminator, Mad Monkey Motorsports Eliminator, and Trophy.
AHDRA competitors are champion racers such as Workman, Rich Vreeland, Bob “Opie” Malloy, Tracy Kile, Sam White, Preston “President” Bartlett, Jim Martin, Rocky Jackson, Jeff Workman, John Price, Mike Motto, Rylan Mason, Branon White, Scott Schenkel, John Schotts, Brad Reiss Jr., Kevin Winters, Greg Quinn, Tom Krava, Donnie Huffman, and many, many more.
AHDRA’s Bill Rowe, his family and crew, can’t wait to welcome all the racers, fans and sponsors back at the track for an even better 2021!
AHDRA is owned by Pulse Marketing, the Hellertown, Pennsylvania-based motorsports promotion company run by veteran drag racer Rowe and his family.
AHDRA thanks Cox Double Eagle Harley-Davidson , Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson , Gainesville Harley-Davidson , MTC Engineering , Hawaya Racing , Pingel , GMS Racing Engines , T-Man Performance , Zippers Performance , Horsepower Inc. , Mad Monkey Motorsports , Vanson Leathers , Law Tigers , Universal Fleet & Tire , and Racers For Christ
story and photos by Tim Hailey