Wild Day of McClure Nationals at The Rock

I took Saturday to skip NHRA qualifying and go to Rockingham Dragway for the AMRA Jim McClure Memorial All-Harley Nitro World Finals. My camera found some grinding crashes, nitro explosions, and sweet new bikes—including Jay Turner’s new ProCharged Top Fuel Harley. NHRA Top Fuel Harley championship runner-up Doug Vancil, making…

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NHDRO Big Money, Big Finals at the ‘Ville

NHDRO’s twice rain-delayed CC Powersports World Finals are set to roll October 19-21 at Ohio Valley Dragway alongside the mighty Ohio River near Louisville, Kentucky. NHDRO has boosted the Quicktime Motorsports/Lindeman Performance Pro Ultra 4.60 eighth mile class purse to $5000-to-win for the Louisville race. Gateway winner Dan McCarten, defending…

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Krawiec leads Friday 1-2-3 for Harleys at zMAX

Eddie Krawiec raced to the current No. 1 position during his second Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying attempt on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson at the NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by WIX Filters at zMAX Dragway. His run of 6.806 at 197.83 made for his third No. 1 qualifying…

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Grothus, NOS Survive Turbo Challenge

Winless in Pro Extreme Motorcycle since late 2016, Brunson Grothus was eager to fight through an ultra-competitive field of motorcycles to earn the PDRA Fall Nationals victory at Darlington Dragway. The big noise (or lack there of) of the event, though, was No. 1 qualifier Terry “Milkman” Schweigert. The Canadian dairy…

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Teasley, 8 Below are NHDRO Big Money Winners

Jeremy Teasley collected some NHDRO Big Money when the Midwest’s largest motorcycle drag racing series hit Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis for this past weekend’s Performance Racing Products Showdown in Naptown. Teasley rode his ridiculously fast Suzuki Hayabusa past Deadly Dustin Lee in an all-streetbike final for the $4000 Top…

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Rain Clips Battle Royale and XDA Finals

Sadly, rain shortened XDA’s DME Racing Fall Nationals and Battle Royale at Maryland International Raceway. But here’s what went down. Orient Express Racing Pro Street In Orient Express Pro Street there was a potential of six different riders who could have taken the crown with the thirty-two bike ladder at…

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Matt Smith wins by .0006 at NHRA Gateway

Matt Smith earned his second Pro Stock Motorcycle victory of 2018, 20th of his career, and third at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. Matt’s .008 reaction time vs. LE Tonglet’s .018 earned him a .0006 margin of victory, holeshot win with a…

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