Vancil Gets Down the Track—Always

The season-opening event of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series concluded Sunday at the 58th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Doug Vancil (Top Fuel Harley), Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) were victorious in their…

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Anderson Withstands, Roczen Breaks Hand

photos and video courtesy of Supercross, story by Supercross and Tim Hailey.   Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Jason Anderson captured his second-straight 450SX Class win after leading 12 of the 24-Lap Main Event, when San Diego’s Petco Park hosted Round 6 of the 2018 Monster Energy Supercross in front of 41,237 fans. A first-turn…

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Open Sports Nationals at Shakey

story by Steven Moxley, photos by Julie Moxley. The 2017 Open Sports Nationals at Shakespeare County Raceway will go into the history books as one of the very best. Three days of glorious California weather with temperatures in the 70s, and no oildowns on the track during the three days.…

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Anderson Pips Roczen in Oakland

story and photos courtesy of Supercross Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, hosted Round 5 of the 2018 season in front of a crowd of 48,146 fans inside Oakland Alameda County Coliseum.   Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Jason Anderson rallied from a sixth-place start to meet Team Honda…

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New MotoGP Bikes Spanked in Sepang

story by MotoGP and Tim Hailey, photos by MotoGP. With most sprouting some form(s) of fairing winglets, the 2018 MotoGP bikes were bullied about in the first three days of open testing at Sepang International. Here’s the rundown of who ran best. Pedrosa, Dovizioso, Lorenzo: the fastest three on Day…

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European Finals at Santa Pod

story and photos by Steven Moxley. The final round of the 2017 European FIM Championships at Santa Pod was severely disrupted by rain, which at the end of the event decided some of the classes and where the championships would go. Qualifying for Top Fuel Bike and SuperTwins saw only…

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Two for Tomac

story and photos courtesy of Supercross Media. Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, hosted Round 4 of the 2018 season inside the University of Phoenix Stadium in front of 54,623 fans. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac scored his second consecutive overall event win in Glendale. In the 450SX Class…

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McBrides Ignite Man Cup Top Fuel

story and photos by Steven Moxley and Tim Hailey, videos by Hailey The fireworks began in earnest on Friday afternoon. Track guru Wade Rich had SGMP on point for eliminations of the DME Pro Street Shootout, which began on Thursday. Long thought to be the next 5-second Top Fuel Motorcycle…

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