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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Vance & Hines completes buyout of Eatmyink

The long rumored buyout of Tim Hailey’s Eatmyink Motorsport Media empire by Vance & Hines is complete, as Terry Vance made the last payment on the $6 million deal. “There’s no doubt that Tim Hailey truly represents corporate America, and that’s what racing is about today—face it!” Vance said through…

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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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Who Got Dis? #nhraPSM Comes Down to Pomona

A wild Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship race in Pro Stock Motorcycle comes down to this weekend’s 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, as a whopping six competitors still remain in contention to win a world title. With the points lead changing hands…

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WAR Family Back Together

No one will talk about it—not Jerry Savoie, not Tim Kulungian, not LE Tonglet—but I’m here to tell you that Tonglet will be back in the seat he practically made his own with six Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) wins last season: White Alligator Racing’s second Suzuki. Why do I say…

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Throwback: Burnout Bruce on “The General”

Back in the early to mid 2000s, Myrtle Beach’s Mike Brown built a series of increasingly radical grudge ‘Busas named “The General”, culminating in this trimmed down piece at Rockingham in 2004. This bike was so light you could practically sling it over your shoulder with a strap and walk…

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