AHDRA Set to Burn Atlanta Dragway

It’s historic Atlanta Dragway’s last season before being turned into a shopping center or housing development or whatever, and massive fields of thundering, flaming, AHDRA nitro bikes plan to leave little left standing in their wake. More than 20 of the explosive V-Twins are expected to race when the AHDRA…

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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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Sampey, Vreeland Lead in Gainesville

Pretty impressive when a brand new combination goes straight to number one in the first qualifying round of the season. But that’s what three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champ Angelle Sampey did with her new Vance & Hines/Mission Foods four-valve Suzuki today at the 52nd annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA…

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Pingel Backing AHDRA Modified in ‘21

Bill Rowe’s “new” AHDRA has gained a new sponsor and it’s one of the most legendary names in motorcycle performance—Pingel—who’ve decided to hook their wagon to the Modified class. “I’m really thrilled to have Wayne and Donna Pingel, and their company, show their support to the AHDRA racers,” said Rowe.…

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Indian, KTM Flat Track Line-Ups Set

Indian Motorcycle Racing, the reigning four-time American Flat Track  Manufacturer’s Champion, announced its 2021 race team and privateer contingency program. Reigning Mission SuperTwins Champion Briar Bauman, along with Progressive AFT Champion Jared Mees (feature picture above), will return to the track and battle for yet another championship as the 2021 Indian Wrecking Crew. In…

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Good for Angelle, She’s Still Got It

Vance & Hines announced today that the NHRA’s winningest female, Angelle Sampey, will ride one of the company’s new four-valve Suzuki-powered race bikes—with the WAR Hayabusa body—sponsored by food producer Mission Foods, in the 2021 NHRA Camping World series. Good for Angelle! She won a race for V&H last season…

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Hawaya Backing AHDRA Pro Fuel and Nitro Funnybike

AHDRA Pro Fuel racers will have some extra financial security this year, and Nitro Funnybike racers will have a class sponsor—all courtesy of Johnny Vickers and Hawaya Racing. Pro Fuel (formerly called Pro Dragster) racers will know before their trailers hit the road that they’ll be racing for a guaranteed…

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