12 Times FIM European Champions—Gulf Oil Drag Racing 2019 Season Review

Following their 11thFIM European Championship win in 2018, the Gulf Oil Drag Racing team embarked on an ambitious update program over the winter. The plan was to investigate the effect on the performance characteristics by reducing weight where possible and test a direct drive (gearbox-less) drivetrain. The extensive program saw…

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Winning Start to 2019 for Vantine Nitrosports

Just like last year, David Vantine and his screaming yellow Vantine Nitrosports bike have started off 2019 undefeated with the Top Fuel win at the Manufacturers Cup Spring Cup at South Georgia Motorsports Park near Valdosta. But the winning weekend started off with a destructive struggle. “We had a hard-to-find…

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Oehler’s NHRA Rookie Bid Heating Up for Indy

Heating and cooling manufacturing giant Armstrong Air is stepping up to the sponsorship plate to ensure that National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle racer “Flyin’ Ryan” Oehler’s season continues through the Countdown to One—NHRA’s championship playoff. The most solid bet for the NHRA’s Auto Club Road to the…

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That Winter VooDoo Down Under

Chris Matheson and his “Nitro Voodoo” Top Fuel Motorcycle dominated the Gulf Western Oil 51st Winternationals with a clean sweep in the Gasoline Alley Harley-Davidson Top Bike category at Willowbank Raceway. Matheson officially wrapped up his 5th Top Bike Drag Racing Championship on his first pass on Saturday morning and went on…

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