Vancil vs Tharpe: Round 1 of the Championship Weekend

NHRA’s previously uninitiated have been enthralled by the sight of mostly overgrown men leaning over coffee can-sized pistons, teetering from toe to toe as bombs thunder underneath them, belching huge flames at their feet as their big tire struggles to grip and send them 1320 feet in just over 6…

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Smith is Fast but Krawiec Wins

In an all-Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson final round, defending Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Krawiec earned his fourth victory of 2018 and 47th of his career with a run of 6.897 at 195.14 to beat teammate Andrew Hines at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Krawiec…

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Tonglet Threepeats in Sonoma

LE Tonglet brought home the the Pro Stock Motorcycle win in front of a sellout crowd at the 31st annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. Tonglet ran a 6.771 at 198.52 miles per hour on his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki to take down points leader Andrew Hines in…

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25 Large Added to Matt Smith’s Racing Budget

Matt Smith raced to his first career NHRA Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle win during the Toyota NHRA Nationals at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday. Smith earned a $25,000 payday in the all-star bonus race featuring eight top riders in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category. Making his fourth appearance in…

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NHRA testing at Norwalk

The Monday after the 2018 NHRA national event at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk was a test day for many. One of the most unique things that happened at the test was Matt Hagan testing Mopar’s new Dodge Charger body, which publicly debuted this weekend. The carbon fiber body features a pronounced splitter…

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