Smith and Markham Win NHRA Championships

Matt Smith and drama are close friends, so Matt couldn’t win this NHRA championship the normal way—he had to start the season with a DNQ. Matt was slated to race Joe Riccardi’s Suzuki this season, but their first race together at the Gatornationals showed a pairing that was already in…


Smith Bumps it Up in Pomona

Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader Matt Smith secured his fifth No. 1 qualifier of the season at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. It’s Matt’s 31st number one qualifier of his career and second during the Countdown to the Championship by racing his Elite Motorsports DENSO…


Who Got Dis? #nhraPSM Comes Down to Pomona

A wild Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship race in Pro Stock Motorcycle comes down to this weekend’s 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, as a whopping six competitors still remain in contention to win a world title. With the points lead changing hands…


Krawiec leads Friday 1-2-3 for Harleys at zMAX

Eddie Krawiec raced to the current No. 1 position during his second Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying attempt on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson at the NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by WIX Filters at zMAX Dragway. His run of 6.806 at 197.83 made for his third No. 1 qualifying…


Matt Smith wins by .0006 at NHRA Gateway

Matt Smith earned his second Pro Stock Motorcycle victory of 2018, 20th of his career, and third at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. Matt’s .008 reaction time vs. LE Tonglet’s .018 earned him a .0006 margin of victory, holeshot win with a…


Ellis Leads Fast Saturday at Gateway

Chip Ellis raced to the top of the Pro Stock Motorcycle order with his pass of 6.764 at 196.76 on the third Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson during the dramatic fourth qualifying session at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. This is his first No.…


Best of the PSM Rest at the US Nationals

If you’re looking for info about LE Tonglet and White Alligator Racing’s Pro Stock Motorcycle win at the NHRA’s US Nationals, you’ll find that HERE. For overall coverage of eliminations (cars and bikes) look HERE. But for everybody else in the PSM field, read on: story and photos by Tim Hailey