AMRA Igniting Biggest Nitro Harley Year Ever at No Problem

The PennGrade1 AMRA American Motorcycle Racing Association is bringing their Harley-Davidson drag racing series back to No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, Louisiana, on April 5-7th and featuring Nitro Harley’s in a big way. Thanks to the support of Top Fuel Harley legend Johnny Mancuso and his Circle M Ranch,…

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All Muscle No Hustle Finals from Ohio Valley

“Saturday was the last race on our schedule this year, and man was it a good one,” said Louisville motorcycle drag racing promoter Bird Man. “Terron Babbage (featured photo above) took out Ralph C. Beavers Jr. in the final of Middleweight for the win. Even though Ralph didn’t get the…

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Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals a Fitting Memorial to “Da Judge”

Rockingham Dragway’s Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals presented by MTC Engineering and Law Tigers of North Carolina was—by the estimation of everyone who was there—the biggest Harley-Davidson drag race in decades. Whether you’re counting bikes, entries, records, spectators, impact on the local economy—this event added up. The October 27-29 championship…

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Biggest Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals Ever on Tap at The Rock

The race that every Harley-Davidson drag racer the world over reveres is set to be bigger than ever this year. For the first time, Rockingham Dragway’s Jim McClure All-Harley World Finals presented by MTC Engineering and Law Tigers of North Carolina will be the championship finale for both the PennGrade1…

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KOG at XRP was HOT

My Dallas NHRA weekend roommate John Hall and I were fortunate to be able to take in some Saturday night Kings of Grudge action at Xtreme Raceway Park, only 25 minutes from where John was racing Pro Stock Motorcycle at the Texas Motorplex. From the moment we cruised onto the…

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Gaige Wins Race, Concern for Angie Steals Show

Now that we’ve all seen smiling Angie Smith on Tony Stewart’s plane, it’s important not to forget the very real and grave concern that spread across World Wide Technology Raceway following her brutal—though mostly unseen at the time—top end accident on early Saturday afternoon. Angie and Cory Reed were the…

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Good Times Return for AMRA at Bowling Green

In all the best ways, the PennGrade1 AMRA DC Jones Memorial Fall Nationals at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, was like a return to the old days. Full pits, full campgrounds, full bike corrals, great weather, and great times were all around all weekend. Oh, and great…

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AHDRA Beats Biblically Proportioned Deluge at Cecil County

Lightning flashed overhead as the last finals were run at AHDRA/AMA’s Zipper’s Performance Mid-Atlantic Nitro Showdown at Cecil County Dragway. Bikes and teams lined up for winners circle photos as a solid wall of downpour advanced ominously up the track. With heavy drops falling, teams raced to get their photos…

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Why IMSA at the Speedway is Cool

What makes IMSA sports car racing cool? The cars look very cool, of course, and the mix of classes all racing at the same time makes for exciting stuff. But most importantly is the sound, or the mix of sounds. From growling, normally aspirated V8s to high-revving inlines with Porsche…

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AHDRA Bringing Nitro Harley Madness Back to Cecil County

You’ve seen them here before and you love them. AHDRA/AMA is bringing their ground-pounding, flame-throwing Nitro Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing show back to Cecil County Dragway on September 9-10. The third annual Mid-Atlantic Nitro Showdown will ignite the scenic Rising Sun, Maryland track and give the region’s fans some thunderous…

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