PRI ’23 Was a Wild Ride

The Eatmyink crowd found social hubs in both halls of the Indiana Convention Center at this year’s Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show. The always hopping Worldwide Bearings (WWB) booth was supplemented in the other hall by the FuelTech booth—home this year to Jaska Salakari’s Race Engine Technology (RET) cover bike.…

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The Story Behind Sam White’s Double-Up Pro Fuel Championships

This story could be titled “A Retirement Aged Man, His Wife, and an Intern Go Professional Harley-Davidson Drag Racing.” So just how did Sam White, his wife April, and her son Matt pull off two Hawaya Racing Pro Fuel Nitro Harley championships in one year? When veteran racer White swept…

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Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals a Fitting Memorial to “Da Judge”

Rockingham Dragway’s Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals presented by MTC Engineering and Law Tigers of North Carolina was—by the estimation of everyone who was there—the biggest Harley-Davidson drag race in decades. Whether you’re counting bikes, entries, records, spectators, impact on the local economy—this event added up. The October 27-29 championship…

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Biggest Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals Ever on Tap at The Rock

The race that every Harley-Davidson drag racer the world over reveres is set to be bigger than ever this year. For the first time, Rockingham Dragway’s Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals presented by MTC Engineering and Law Tigers of North Carolina will be the championship finale for both the PennGrade1…

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AHDRA Bringing Nitro Harley Madness Back to Cecil County

You’ve seen them here before and you love them. AHDRA/AMA is bringing their ground-pounding, flame-throwing Nitro Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing show back to Cecil County Dragway on September 9-10. The third annual Mid-Atlantic Nitro Showdown will ignite the scenic Rising Sun, Maryland track and give the region’s fans some thunderous…

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Top Fuel Harleys Detonate Norwalk’s Night Under Fire

Although it may be impossible to top the giant, flaming mushroom fireball that rose from Linder’s Lot and dwarfed the Summit Motorsports Park tower in a display that would have made Oppenheimer himself giddy with excitement and shaking with fear, the Top Fuel Harleys did their best. And the giant…

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Peery Leads AHDRA Pounding at Milan

AHDRA/AMA brought their ground-pounding, Nitro Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing show to Milan Dragway on July 29-30 for the Second Annual Southern Michigan Bikefest and gave the Michigan fans some thunderous competition they won’t soon forget. Top Fuel NHRA U.S. Nationals winner and 2021 AHDRA champion Ryan Peery (featured photo above)…

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AHDRA Nitro Harleys Return to Light Up Milan

AHDRA/AMA Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing is bringing their ground-pounding, flame-throwing Nitro Harley show back to Milan Dragway in Milan, Michigan on July 29-30 for the Second Annual Southern Michigan Bikefest. The men and women of AHDRA will hustle their nitro and gasoline, All-American, V-Twin-powered motorcycles down the Milan quarter mile…

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AMRA at Indy: Index and Eliminator classes

“It seems like every time you show up, I win!” AHDRA champ Cody Hayworth told me. He won Super Gas and runner-upped in Super Pro at the American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA)’s Harley-Davidson drags first visit to Lucas Oil Raceway Park at Indianapolis. “10.90 didn’t go so well, but all…

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