AMRA Brings Nitro to Orlando

The thunder around Orlando this weekend will not be storms in the air, but instead the rolling nitro Harley thunder of American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) drag racing. The nation’s premier all-American motorcycle drag racing organization is bringing their high-speed, two-wheeled, V-twin action to Orlando Speed World Nationals on May…

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Hines’ 50th, Harley’s 100th: Full Rundown from Atlanta

Five-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Andrew Hines earned his second straight victory, third overall of 2019, and 51st in his career after going 6.865 at 195.05 on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to defeat Jerry Savoie in the final round at the 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern…

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Hines in Love with Mullaney-built Chassis

Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader Andrew Hines went 6.856 at 195.82 to go to the provisional number one qualifying spot on his Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines/Harley-Davidson on Friday at the 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Hines, who picked up his 50th career win last weekend, is…

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“New” AMRA Starts Strong at Beech Bend

The venerable American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) changed ownership over the winter, landing in the hands of four racers known as “The Pennsylvania Posse.” The new group had the first opportunity to show their skills to the biggest opening field in many years at their Spring Rally & Drags season…

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Hines Wins 50th in all-V-Twin Final Quad

Andrew Hines is the first Pro Stock Motorcycle rider in NHRA history to win 50 races, hitting the milestone at the 10th annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals this past weekend at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina. Hines won with a run of 6.831 at 198.17 on his…

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Stoffer is Provisional #1 at 4-Wide

Karen Stoffer ran a 6.864 at 195.17 to take the provisional top Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying spot on her Stoffer Enterprises/White Alligator Racing Suzuki at the 10th annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. She is in search of her first No. 1 qualifier since Atlanta in…

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Winning Start to 2019 for Vantine Nitrosports

Just like last year, David Vantine and his screaming yellow Vantine Nitrosports bike have started off 2019 undefeated with the Top Fuel win at the Manufacturers Cup Spring Cup at South Georgia Motorsports Park near Valdosta. But the winning weekend started off with a destructive struggle. “We had a hard-to-find…

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ManCup recap: Pro Fuel at Valdosta

The little Pro Fuel nitro Harleys always bring a good show to the Man Cup Finals, and with the new season kicking off this weekend, let’s take a look back at last year. Kirby Apathy won the battle but Preston Bartlett (pictured above), Walter Halonski and the LSR team won…

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Beau in the Top Fuel Harley Fast Layne

The opening Pomona round left everyone thinking the 2019 NHRA Top Fuel Harley championship would be a replay of last year’s down-to-the-last-320-feet battle between Tii Tharpe and Doug Vancil. But then Beau Layne scored a breakthrough win over Vancil in the Phoenix final, and Gainesville saw both Vancil and Tharpe…

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NHRA Gators Qualifying Round-up

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith led off 2019 with the provisional number 1 qualifying spot on Friday at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. Matt drove to 6.753 at 200.95 on his Elite Performance/DENSO Auto Parts/Stockseth EBR during the first qualifying round—his first…

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