Savoie Likes it 4-Wide

Jerry Savoie isn’t sure how many events he will race during the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. But there are two definite locations on his list and two races he isn’t going to miss. The first was the four-wide race in Las Vegas, while the second is…

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Winning Start to 2019 for Vantine Nitrosports

Just like last year, David Vantine and his screaming yellow Vantine Nitrosports bike have started off 2019 undefeated with the Top Fuel win at the Manufacturers Cup Spring Cup at South Georgia Motorsports Park near Valdosta. But the winning weekend started off with a destructive struggle. “We had a hard-to-find…

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Champion Mees gets First 2019 Win

Reigning AFT Twins Champion Jared Mees (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) delivered a vintage performance in Saturday night’s Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda Texas Half-Mile at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, to score his first victory of the 2019 American Flat Track season. From the start, Mees found…

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“Toughest bracket field—ever!” at NHDRO in Gainesville

“This is the toughest bracket field—ever!” Dan Rudd said. The long-time racer and owner of Motorcycle Performance Specialties (MPS) was on his way to the Buy Back window on Saturday morning so he could take another licking. “Whoever wins this event has really accomplished something.” So when NHDRO regular Chad…

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NHDRO brings Bikes back to Gainesville!

Only weeks after record-setting runs at the NHRA Gatornationals, NHDRO opens their 2019 season on the world’s newest, best racing surface at Gainesville Raceway on April 12-14. The sea level, all-concrete, quarter mile in North Florida will get a rare visit from the Midwest’s largest all-motorcycle drag racing series and…

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ManCup recap: Pro Fuel at Valdosta

The little Pro Fuel nitro Harleys always bring a good show to the Man Cup Finals, and with the new season kicking off this weekend, let’s take a look back at last year. Kirby Apathy won the battle but Preston Bartlett (pictured above), Walter Halonski and the LSR team won…

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15 Pounds for the Twins: PSM Gators Fallout Part 4

“I’ve always been a straight shooter, and nobody can call me a liar, a crier, or a whiny little brat,” said Jerry Savoie, who then elaborated on what he thought about NHRA adding 15 pounds to the Pro Stock Motorcycle V-Twins. “I think, and I believe, that you don’t slow…

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Beau in the Top Fuel Harley Fast Layne

The opening Pomona round left everyone thinking the 2019 NHRA Top Fuel Harley championship would be a replay of last year’s down-to-the-last-320-feet battle between Tii Tharpe and Doug Vancil. But then Beau Layne scored a breakthrough win over Vancil in the Phoenix final, and Gainesville saw both Vancil and Tharpe…

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