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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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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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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THROWBACK: Huge Crowd Witnesses Rockingham Opener

This article covers the 2011 MIRock Superbike Series opener at Rockingham Dragway. Enjoy! A large, Grudge-hungry crowd flocked down from North Carolina’s Sand Hills to Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway for the March 19-20 Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series Honda/Suzuki of Sanford Spring Bike Open. They witnessed sunburned, Northeast…

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