FIA Round 2: 2024 Speedevents Internationals at Tierp Arena

Words and photos Ivan Sansom & Rose Hughes After the rain and truncated finish to the opening round on the European tour, focus shifted to Sweden for a second attempt at the spectacular Tierp Arena north of Stockholm for the Speedevents Internationals in mid-June. With a new promotion team in…

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Mees Rebounds on Mile at DuQuoin

photos by Stephen Taylor, story by AFT Reigning Grand National Champion Jared Mees (No. 1 Rogers Racing/SDI Racing/Indian Motorcycle FTR750) demonstrated his Mile mastery yet again with a victory in Saturday night’s Memphis Shades DuQuoin Mile, Round 10 of the 2024 Progressive American Flat Track season, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing.…

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Catching up with NHDRO

Midwest motorcycle drag racing series NHDRO up-shifted to a travel-friendly 5 race series this year and this weekend’s Mid-Season Sizzle at Louisville’s Ohio Valley Dragway marks the halfway point already. Eatmyink will be there, and was at the June Motorcycle Madness event at Edgewater Sports Park in Cleves, Ohio. When…

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Parity? Sandbagging? Ice Cream Ballast? NHRA at Norwalk

Gaige Herrera and his Vance & Hines Suzuki again laid a stronger hand on the raceday table than what they showed in qualifying, perhaps taking better advantage of Sunday’s improved weather than their opponents at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio. Or, suggested Matt Smith in a…

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Emotional Father’s Day Wins for AMRA Harleys at U.S. 131

Like many sports, drag racing is often passed down through generations. The father-son bond was on full display as the PennGrade1 American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) Harley-Davidson motorcycle series raced on Father’s Day in the Michigan Nitro Nationals at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan on June 14-16. Circle…

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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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