Gast Goes 3.9for the Darlington Win

Cool weather conditions and a tightly prepped track helped Paul Gast set and reset the Pro Nitrous Motorcycle elapsed time record on his way to the event win at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Fall Nationals presented by $hameless Racing at Darlington Dragway Saturday night. Gast has basically been…

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Gast Fast in the Darlington Heat

Motorcycle drag racing veteran Paul Gast admittedly struggled with the 135-degree track during the first Drag 965 Pro Nitrous Motorcycle qualifying session for the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Fall Nationals presented by $hameless Racing at blistering Darlington Dragway. But Gast drew upon his years of experience—and recent success at…

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Marquez High-Sides, Quartararo Quickest

Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) topped timesheet on Day 1 of the PTT MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, leading a Yamaha 1-2-3 but nearly two tenths clear at the top. But Yamaha’s pace wasn’t the only headline at Buriram, with reigning champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) taking a huge tumble in free practice…

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Stoffer Storms Gateway for PSM Win

Karen Stoffer is a meteorological genius. On Friday, she predicted that Tropical Storm Karen and Hurricane Jerry would swamp World Wide Technology Raceway (AKA Gateway) just across the Mississippi from St. Louis during the eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. She was half right, which is pretty strong for…

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Enders ends drought at Gateway

Erica Enders snapped a winless drought that stretched back to early last year by going 6.598 at 208.36 in her Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Camaro to slip past Matt Hartford’s 6.621 at 207.30 in the Pro Stock Car final round at the NHRA race at Gateway. It gives Enders, who was…

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Smith Takes Pole, Johnson Wins Oscar

Defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champ (and Gateway winner) Matt Smith is known for putting on quite a show. I’m told his repertoire at Maple Grove consisted of a display of raw emotion when confronted with race-winning Suzuki performance. But in qualifying at World Wide Technology Raceway, Smith confined his…

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