Gaige Now the Gauge by which All are Measured

We’ve watched it coming at us like a train headlight since Gainesville but it’s finally a done deal: Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Gaige Herrera clinched his first career NHRA world championship on Saturday at In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip, wrapping up his dominant title run to close out qualifying at the 58th…

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Meshal WINS Pro Nitrous Motorcycle at GALOT

Kuwait-based Pro Nitrous Motorcycle rider Meshal Al-Saber has been chasing another Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) win for several years after his last victory in 2016. Tuner Brad McCoy last won on the Q80 Racing Suzuki at DragWars in 2017, so Saturday’s win at the ProFabrication DragWars at GALOT Motorsports…

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Gaige Wins Race, Concern for Angie Steals Show

Now that we’ve all seen smiling Angie Smith on Tony Stewart’s plane, it’s important not to forget the very real and grave concern that spread across World Wide Technology Raceway following her brutal—though mostly unseen at the time—top end accident on early Saturday afternoon. Angie and Cory Reed were the…

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Herrera Dominates Maple Grove Qualifying

Gaige Herrera ended qualifying on another massive note in Pro Stock Motorcycle on Saturday at Maple Grove Raceway, powering to the No. 1 position in front of a sellout crowd at the 38th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals, the first race in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs. It…

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Why IMSA at the Speedway is Cool

What makes IMSA sports car racing cool? The cars look very cool, of course, and the mix of classes all racing at the same time makes for exciting stuff. But most importantly is the sound, or the mix of sounds. From growling, normally aspirated V8s to high-revving inlines with Porsche…

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Hoosier Herrera Miles Ahead at Indy

Like Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson, Gaige Herrera moved from California to Indiana to further his racing career. In Herrera’s case, NHDRO Pro Street was still a thing at the time and his nitrous Suzuki Hayabusa was a series regular. The Pro Street center of the universe moved East, and…

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