MIROCK Scorches Atco’s Quarter Mile

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series event: 45th Annual Orient Express Motorcycle U.S. Nationals when: September 5-7, 2014 where: Atco Raceway, Atco, New Jersey USA David Vantine scored his first Top Fuel overall win New Jersey’s legendary Atco Dragway ranks as one of the world’s spiritual homes of motorcycle…


Santa Pod Summernationals

ACU Championships Round 3, Summernationals at Santa Pod Raceway Santa Pod Raceway, UK Sam Sykes and Ethan Barkley line up their 1000s Mark Wells had a new rear shock set-up and was happy with 7.884, just edging newcomer Sam Sykes. Sykes has moved up from 8.50 bike with help from…


Krawiec Makes it Pay at Indy

NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2014 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, IN, USA story and photos by Tim Hailey with material from NHRA and team reports What’s a .117 difference on the tree look like? In runner-up Jerry Savoie’s defense, his Suzuki has a recurring problem…


Big Cash, Big Crash, Low ETs at The Rock

  Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series Rockingham PJ1 report event: 18th annual FBR Shop Summer Sizzler when: August 15-17, 2014 where: Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, North Carolina, USA Guarino with the Big Check “He’s a good racer,” said Hamilton, gracious in defeat. How did he pull it off?…


NHDRO Thrashes to Race the Rain

event: NHDRO Summer Celebration when: August 8-10, 2014 where: Lucas Oil Raceway Park, Clermont, Indiana USA Phil Stoll rode Mitchell’s “Rizzo” to the Dunigan Pro Street Shootout wiN. MORE PST PHOTOS Phil Stoll rode Mitchell’s “Rizzo” to a win over red-lighting Doucet in the always-intense Dunigan Pro Street Shootout on…


McKinney blows, Vose goes in VA Final

PDRA US Drags when: July 25-26, 2014 where: Virginia Motorsports Park, Richmond, VA, USA Billy Vose and the MPS Hayabusa kept it together while Eric McKinney’s bike blew up just before the beams in the PDRA PXM final at Virginia Motorsports Park. “We knew it was hurt, but Eric wasn’t…


Patron celebrates Tequila Day with Indy Pole

Ryan Dalziel took #1 to #1 on National Tequila Day in Indy USC qualifying

Ryan Dalziel on Thursday drove the Extreme Speed Motorsports No. 1 Patron HPD ARX-03b Prototype to the pole position for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Brickyard Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Dalziel, who won the pole with a best lap of 1:17.603, will share Brickyard Grand Prix driving duties on Friday with 2001 Indianapolis 500 polesitter Scott Sharp

Dodging the Drops at Santa Pod

Ian King back at home on the Santa Pod tarmac

Seven-time European FIM Champion Ian King and bike arrived at Santa Pod fresh from his US win in Valdosta, where he became the eighth and last member of the MTC 5 Second Club. He started his defence of the FIM Top Fuel Bike title with an early click-off 6.060 at 193.05 mph to lead the field