Archive for September, 2011

AHDRA BRINGS JIM MCCLURE NITRO NATIONALS TO ROCKINGHAM DRAGWAY, OCTOBER 8th and 9th

AHDRA BRINGS JIM MCCLURE NITRO NATIONALS TO ROCKINGHAM DRAGWAY, OCTOBER 8th and 9th

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) will head to Rockingham Dragway on October 8th and 9th for the 2011 Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Jim McClure Nitro Nationals Presented by The Carolina Harley-Davidson Dealers Association. Fans wait for it like they wait for nothing else.  The phone lines have been buzzing for weeks as everyone […]

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Phillips wins AAA Texas Fall Nationals/NHRA

Phillips wins AAA Texas Fall Nationals/NHRA

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pro Stock Motorcycle, Phillips held off rookie rider and Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil winner Hector Arana Jr. when he rode his The Edge Suzuki to a run of 6.979 at 194.96 to secure his first win in more than a year and move up to the seventh spot in the point standings. […]

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All about clutches on the GSXR1300 Hayabusa/Part 3 of a 3 part series

All about clutches on the GSXR1300 Hayabusa/Part 3 of a 3 part series

| September 26, 2011 | 3 Comments

The bike launches perfectly smooth, at first it feels so soft you wonder if you are going to have a decent 60’, then you look at your ticket…

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Time for a big move for Underdahl heading into Dallas NHRA AAA Fall Nationals

Time for a big move for Underdahl heading into Dallas NHRA AAA Fall Nationals

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dallas, pre-race: 25 year old Suzuki rider, Jim Underdahl, heads to this weekend’s AAA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex in eighth place in the Countdown to the Championship points race. With five races left on the card for 2011, Underdahl knows that it is time to make a big move. Coming off a successful weekend […]

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Revved-up Stoffer anxious to get back on her Suzuki for Fall Nationals

Revved-up Stoffer anxious to get back on her Suzuki for Fall Nationals

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dallas, pre-race: GEICO Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Karen Stoffer is happy that the next NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing event – the Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex – is only five days after the last race. Stoffer’s GEICO Suzuki was flying in Charlotte, qualifying No. 3 and racing all the way to […]

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Tonglet to try for a repeat victory at Texas AAA Fall Nats/NHRA

Tonglet to try for a repeat victory at Texas AAA Fall Nats/NHRA

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dallas, pre-race: If LE Tonglet’s goal of repeating as NHRA’s Full Throttle Series Pro Stock Motorcycle champion is to be fulfilled, he can ill afford another race like the playoff opener last Sunday. A broken motor from the Nitro Fish/Coffman Tank Trucks Suzuki GSXR has been sent for repairs and should be back in place […]

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Father and son duo prep in distinctly different ways for AAA Nationals/NHRA

Father and son duo prep in distinctly different ways for AAA Nationals/NHRA

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dallas, pre-race: Lucas Oil Buell riders Hector Arana Sr. and Hector Arana Jr. will prepare for this weekend’s AAA of Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex in different locations this week. Arana Sr. and the Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle team left Charlotte after last weekend’s race and headed straight for the Texas Motorplex. […]

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AHDRA and Big Bend Bike Rally team up for regional drag race event

AHDRA and Big Bend Bike Rally team up for regional drag race event

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) has announced they will sanction a two-day regional style event at SRCA Drag Strip in Great Bend, Kansas on September 23-24, 2011. AHDRA has joined forces with Big Bend Bike Rally to bring the excitement of Harley Drag Racing to SRCA Drag Strip in Great Bend, Kansas for […]

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Englishtown to host World’s Fastest Streetbike Challenge October 7-9 2011

Englishtown to host World’s Fastest Streetbike Challenge October 7-9 2011

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 9th annual Shakedown at E’town will be hosting one of the most exciting bike classes to ever hit the Englishtown 1320ft drag strip thanks to the support of Orient Express. The class will simply be known as the Orient Express World’s Fastest Street Bike Challenge. To view event poster please scroll down. Some may […]

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George Bryce clears the air why he is not racing Pro Stock Motorcycle in the NHRA

George Bryce clears the air why he is not racing Pro Stock Motorcycle in the NHRA

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

In what has become a very public discussion on several talk forums on the internet has now made to the airwaves. George Bryce of Star Racing went on air with  John Kernan of  rpm2night.com to voice his opinion on the controversy that is ongoing with the V-Rod NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle issue. Specifically the issue […]

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AMRA rolls into Beech Bend Raceway for National Finals 9-22 thru 9-25

AMRA rolls into Beech Bend Raceway for National Finals 9-22 thru 9-25

| September 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

The AMRA, also known as the American Motorcycle Racing Association will hold it s national Finals race this weekend at Beech Bend Raceway at Bowing Green Kentucky. For additional information click the image below.

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Clearance lane at Brocks Performance,25% discount on items

Clearance lane at Brocks Performance,25% discount on items

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brocks performance is offering crazy discounts on some of their products that also include the popular BST Carbon Fiber rims along with other popular items the company offers. Click the image below for additional information.

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Wash out of Rt 234 into MIR may cause racers and spectators to detour to enter track/MiRock

Wash out of Rt 234 into MIR may cause racers and spectators to detour to enter track/MiRock

| September 19, 2011 | 2 Comments

Route 234, the main route most people use to head towards Maryland International Raceway is under construction due to a wash out from heavy tropical storms rains and floods the North East received during and after the storm on September 6-9 2011. The end close to the Hwy 301 entrance was washed out and  is […]

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Krawiec dominates PSM field at zMax Dragway/NHRA

Krawiec dominates PSM field at zMax Dragway/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eddie Krawiec’s performance during the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals at ZMax Dragway can be summed up in one word.Domination! Krawiec ran solid 6.80’s all weekend long and took that consistency all the way to the final round in which he defeated Karen Stoffer handily. Stoffer was very busy putting on a strong performance herself with […]

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Krawiec is on fire! Resets zMax Dragway track record heading into semis/NHRA

Krawiec is on fire! Resets zMax Dragway track record heading into semis/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Eddie Krawiec’s Harley Davidson Screaming Eagle V Rod is literally setting the track and records books on fire! In additional he is playing hardball and racing like a true champion drag racer should,getting quicker each round. He looks like he has the bike to beat,and is giving the competition the evil eye. Krawiec has […]

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Stoffer sets new track record,Ray upsets Arana in first eliminations sessions at zMax Dragway

Stoffer sets new track record,Ray upsets Arana in first eliminations sessions at zMax Dragway

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stoffer sets new track record with a crowd pleasing 6.82 elapsed time @ 195.79 to put Justin Finley on the road home.  Stoffer in a post round interview said that the team has put thier best engine int he bike and it showed. In a surprise upset,Michael Ray cut the tree down on Hector Arana […]

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Final qualifying O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats,Kraweic puts atop field with track record/ZMax Dragway

Final qualifying O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats,Kraweic puts atop field with track record/ZMax Dragway

| September 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Eddie Krawiec sits atop the fastest Pro Stock Motorcycle field ever in NHRA competition while also setting the track record heading into Sunday eliminations and the first race of the countdown to the NHRA championship at zMax Dragway in Concord,North Carolina. Close tight racing is expected for Sunday eliminations with several top ten riders competing […]

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Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Shawn Gann to run Top Fuel Dragster/NHRA

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Shawn Gann to run Top Fuel Dragster/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle race Shawn Gann gave an exclusive announcement to Dragbike Live.com during the zMax Drgway NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals in Charlotte North Carolina. Beginning with the Ponoama NHRA Winter Nationals Finals Gann will lease a Top Fuel Dragster from Scott Palmer to be ran at six events in 2012. Gann says […]

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zMax Dragway O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats 2011 Pics/NHRA

zMax Dragway O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats 2011 Pics/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Random pictures from the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals held at zMax Dragway in Charlotte North Carolina on 9/17/2011 thru 9/18/2011. Dragbike Live was on location to capture all the action and pics and coverage of the event.

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Rookie Savoie ready to race at zMAX Dragway/NHRA

Rookie Savoie ready to race at zMAX Dragway/NHRA

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator racing team continues to look forward with there sights set on O’Reilly Auto Part Nationals at Z Max Dragway in Charlotte North Carolina. It takes more then multiple mechanical problems to phase Savoie. “We are pretty excited after all the trouble we had in Indy and to go as […]

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Arana Sr. says ‘Run Forrest, Run’/NHRA zMax Dragway

Arana Sr. says ‘Run Forrest, Run’/NHRA zMax Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Sr. posed for pictures in victory lane at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in the last NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle race. But the time for celebrating his son Hector Arana Jr.’s first victory is over. Now it’s time for dad to win again. […]

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Underdahl gets to play in the sandbox at zmax Dragway

Underdahl gets to play in the sandbox at zmax Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: When 2010’s NHRA Countdown to the Championship began, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jim Underdahl was competing for 11th place.  Since NHRA only takes the top 10 in points from the regular season, Underdahl sat outside the sandbox and did not get a shot at the championship. 2011 is another story.  The first race […]

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Fresh off Indy win, Arana Jr. wants more from Charlotte/zMax Dragway

Fresh off Indy win, Arana Jr. wants more from Charlotte/zMax Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. is riding high after his first NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle victory, earned on Labor Day weekend at the biggest race of the year, the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. So what can he do for an encore? “Win another one,” Arana Jr. said without hesitation. Arana Jr. […]

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Stoffer stays steady heading into zMAX Dragway as playoffs begin/NGRA

Stoffer stays steady heading into zMAX Dragway as playoffs begin/NGRA

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: GEICO pro Karen Stoffer has spent enough time leading the Full Throttle championship points this season to know she likes the view from the top. Although in her typical understated way, she refuses to look beyond the next round of Pro Stock Motorcycle racing, which begins Friday with two rounds of qualifying at […]

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Tonglet looking forward to start of Countdown/zMAX Dragway

Tonglet looking forward to start of Countdown/zMAX Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: At this time last year, LE Tonglet was a virtually unknown Pro Stock Motorcycle rider who earned the No. 7 starting position for NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Six races later, his amazing performance would be categorized as unbelievable because the rookie won four of the six races, was runner-up once and […]

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