15 Pounds for the Twins: PSM Gators Fallout Part 2

Looking for Part 1? Find it HERE The 2019 Gatornationals final—a rematch of last year’s final between Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec—was the quickest side-by-side pass in the history of the class, by the class’s two all-time winningest riders. All of Hines’ and Krawiec’s wins have been on Vance &…

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NHRA Gators Qualifying Round-up

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith led off 2019 with the provisional number 1 qualifying spot on Friday at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. Matt drove to 6.753 at 200.95 on his Elite Performance/DENSO Auto Parts/Stockseth EBR during the first qualifying round—his first…

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Oehler and his EBR are Trimmed for the Gators

National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) racer “Flyin’ Ryan” Oehler kicks off his sophomore season at the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals, and he can’t freakin’ wait! The Illinois-based racer is ready for Gainesville Raceway’s Florida weather with fresh horsepower, new marketing partners, and a slimmed down attack.…

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Samson Exhaust helping power NHRA Top Fuel Harley champ Tii Tharpe

When two skilled American manufacturing companies join forces, success is likely to follow. And even better when one of those companies is run by the NHRA Top Fuel Harley champion. Tii Thape is making room on his Spevco-sponsored mount for Mike Baverstock’s Samson Exhaust to jump on board and make…

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Scotty Pollacheck, your seat at the NHRA is ready

Scotty Pollacheck has been an available NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider ever since cut loose by the downsizing Stoffer/Underdahl team. Where Pollacheck would find a seat has been a crucial part of the offseason PSM puzzle, and it appears that piece has found it’s place. Sources tell me that Pollacheck…

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Prock, Grubnic join John Force Racing

It was announced today that John Force Racing will feature three full-time hot rods with a fourth team in contingency for the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season. President of John Force Racing and two-time world champion Robert Hight will continue to drive the Auto Club of Southern California…

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Smith and Markham Win NHRA Championships

Matt Smith and drama are close friends, so Matt couldn’t win this NHRA championship the normal way—he had to start the season with a DNQ. Matt was slated to race Joe Riccardi’s Suzuki this season, but their first race together at the Gatornationals showed a pairing that was already in…

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