Key Match-Ups Today at Bristol

No matter what happens in round 1 of Top Fuel Harley today at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, there will be major championship implications. Last year’s championship came down to the final 660 feet at Indy, when Doug Vancil dropped a cylinder and Tii Tharpe thundered to the…

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One Lap Good Enough So Far for The Bulldog

Jay Turner’s smooth, steady 6.319 at 212.76 mph in round 1 held up as Friday’s Top Fuel Harley provisional #1 qualifier at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Cooler conditions for the evening session saw many improve their times, but none could surpass Jay’s time. Jay himself was unable…

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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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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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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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