Weather Stages Spectacular One-Day AHDRA Finals

The 2021 AHDRA all-American Motorcycle Nitro World Finals at Gainesville Raceway began in a Florida equivalent of a blizzard—high winds, pouring rain, and temperatures in the 40s. Friday’s testing and Saturday’s qualifying were completely wiped out. But Florida got back to being Florida on Sunday, with sunny skies and warm…

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Peery Win Streak Continues at AHDRA

From the U.S. Nationals in Indy to AHDRA’s Southern Nationals in Orangeburg, Ryan Peery is enjoying a streak like few other racers ever. Heat and humidity, cool and dry, quarter mile or South Carolina Motorplex’s eighth—Peery has mastered them all in 2021 as he wins Top Fuel Harley races one…

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NHRA Gatornationals: Top Fuel Harley

While the Top Fuel Harley final round at the NHRA season opening Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway ended up like a 2020 season deja vu—Randal “Fast Coon Ass” Andras (photo above) winning against ’18-’19 champ Tii Tharpe—the 2021 vibe was totally different. Mickey Thompson declining to renew their TFH sponsorship has…

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Tharpe Thrilled with McClure Win

“What an honor to win the Jim McClure Nationals on the Jay Turner Racing ‘Throwback to the Judge’ while Phillis McClure was in attendance!” Tii Tharpe said after winning the Ray Price Top Fuel Shootout portion of AMRA’s 29thannual Jim McClure All-Harley Nitro World Finals.  NC homeboy Tharpe (of Pfafftown) beat MILFord,…

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AMRA Jim McClure Nationals at The Rock

Persistent rain showers washed out the 28th annual Jim McClure Memorial All-Harley Nitro World Finals Sunday at Rockingham Dragway, but not before Randal “Fast Coonass” Andras won the Top Fuel championship for himself and Jay Turner Racing, and definitely not before I got some good snaps and video on Saturday.…

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AMRA back in Bowling Green

The American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) started the first season with their new ownership team at Bowling Green, Kentucky’s Beech Bend Raceway in April, and returned there this past weekend for the third time this year. This time around, though, the field was packed with Top Fuel—including Jay Turner and…

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