AMRA Nitro Harleys Thundering into Fabulous Norwalk

Those fan-favorite, thundering, flame-throwing Nitro Harley-Davidson motorcycles are returning to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, May 17-19. The PennGrade1 AMRA series rolls into the Disney World of Dragstrips for the Ohio Nitro Nationals—their first visit since last summer’s Night Under Fire. “Top Fuel Harley is one of the most…

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Sharp Smith Takes Advantage of Opponent Failures

We’re a long way from deciding the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship, and Gaige Herrera is clearly the runaway dominator so far this year. But wily 6X champ and defending U.S. Nationals winner Matt Smith showed why you can never count him out. As his primary challengers fell by the…

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Antron Brown Talks About Getting Today’s Youth into Drag Racing

Antron Brown is arguably the most magnetic drag racing personality since John Force. As he followed the Ron Capps/Don Prudhomme press conference on Monday at the 69th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, I wondered how he could tap his charisma to bring youth into the…

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Capps and Snake talk about the Coolest Tribute Car ever

Something this cool doesn’t just happen everyday in today’s bland, corporate America. Fifty years after Don ‘The Snake’ Prudhomme won the 1973 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Funny Car, reigning event champion Ron Capps put the iconic ‘Snake’ Hot Wheels livery back in the Indy winner’s circle. The throwback look and…

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Hoosier Herrera Miles Ahead at Indy

Like Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson, Gaige Herrera moved from California to Indiana to further his racing career. In Herrera’s case, NHDRO Pro Street was still a thing at the time and his nitrous Suzuki Hayabusa was a series regular. The Pro Street center of the universe moved East, and…

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AHDRA Nitro Harleys Return to Light Up Milan

AHDRA/AMA Harley-Davidson motorcycle drag racing is bringing their ground-pounding, flame-throwing Nitro Harley show back to Milan Dragway in Milan, Michigan on July 29-30 for the Second Annual Southern Michigan Bikefest. The men and women of AHDRA will hustle their nitro and gasoline, All-American, V-Twin-powered motorcycles down the Milan quarter mile…

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Joey Gladstone Previews NHRA at Gateway

Er’body (except sometimes the NHRA, who didn’t schedule bikes for this stop last year) knows that Gateway is a bike track, and Pro Stock Motorcycle returns to action in St. Louis at this weekend’s NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway. Joey Gladstone and the Cory Reed Racing team…

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