MIA at NHRA: What to Expect at Indy

NHRA is hemorrhaging star power. Corporate belt tightening and reduced purses (by 35% for fuel and 50% for gas classes) at limited-spectator events is part of the story, but you might remember that some teams were skipping the early season races long before the COVID19 crisis set in. The big…

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Davis Starting ’20 on a Tear

Drag 965 Pro Nitrous Motorcycle defending champion Travis Davis backed up his season-opening victory by securing another event win at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Carolina Showdown presented by ProCharger at Darlington Dragway Saturday night. Two-time Pro Nitrous world champion Tommy Franklin also went back-to-back. He took out defending…

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Pro Bike Battle at the US Nats

The Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle event, which annual pits eight of the class’ best riders in head to head competition for a $25,000 winner payout, will take place this season at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals. The special event, originally scheduled to take place at its…

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Travis Davis Wins PDRA Opener at Galot

A two-month delay was worth the wait for Travis Davis, as he opened the 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season with a Drag 965 Pro Nitrous Motorcycle victory on his Timblin Chassis Suzuki. Racing at the East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park, Davis defeated veteran…

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NHRA to Race in July?

Eatmyink has learned that NHRA is checking wth competitors about possibly racing at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana, on the weekends of July 11-12 (with Pro Stock Motorcycle) and 18-19 (without PSM). I have no information yet about Top Fuel Harley. The events—IF they happen—would be made for TV,…

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