Mile High Matthew: NHRA at Denver

Defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing champ Matt Smith is definitely at the top of his game, winning his third of the year in the challenging mountain conditions at Bandimere Speedway at Denver’s Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil. “This place is hard to run at, but I love…

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Garner-Jones Number One at VMP PDRA

Second-generation Pro Nitrous Motorcycle rider Chris Garner-Jones broke a long winless streak a couple weeks ago at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) North vs. South Shootout, where he also qualified No. 1. After recording a 3.965 at 176.07 aboard his T.T. Jones Racing Suzuki in the final qualifying session…

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Norwalk NHRA Car Coverage

Cruz Pedregon earned his first Funny Car victory in more than three years on Sunday, beating points leader Bob Tasca III in the final round to power to the win at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro…

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Boo Brown on 4.60 and John Hall’s New Bike

Longtime Eatmyink readers will remember “Boo Brown’s Racing Tips,” something I used to end my Boo Brown interviews with after each of his many wins back in the MIRock/IDBL days. So with the man himself winning FoSixty (AKA 4.60) at the Platinum Fleet Repair Spring Nationals XDA opener at Maryland…

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NHRA Gatornationals: Pro Stock Motorcycle

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith’s accomplishments—and his personality—are the stuff of legend. Both were in full bloom during NHRA’s spring classic Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. I left the track right after PSM’s Friday evening qualifying session—electing to beat the crowd while the cars were still running and get…

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