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.
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Team Report by MPS/Dan Rudd. With the fire damage finally repaired, we loaded up for much needed testing before ADRL Dragstock in Rockingham. We headed to Carolina Dragway and made three 330 foot hits resulting in our best 330s ever and one hurt motor. Changing engines made for a late start on our trip to [...]
Multi-time AMA/Dragbike and MIRock Superbike Series champion Jeremy Teasley made quite an impression at his first ADRL race, qualifying number 1 and going to the semis where his race was ended by world record holder Ashley Owens. That it was his first time ever on a Pro Extreme Motorcycle makes Teasley’s performance at the ADRL¹s [...]
What has happened so far… We left the last installment with me replacing my old clutch basket and hub in an effort to stop the Busa bull ride. Just a quick note,you can read each installment in the “Tech Dept.” section by clicking the tab in the menu bar. The old components had definite wear [...]
Have you ever wonder just how your clutch system works? Do you know when you should use billet parts in your clutch components? Just what is a single stage lock up or a multi stage lock up? This 3 part series will attempt to answer all of these questions and probably make you come up with a few more.
Brocks Performance Labor Day Super Sale is in full swing. Make sure to take advantage of huge savings this weekend! Click the image below to for additional information.
Click on image above to view full size printable .pdf file The event will feature Pro Mod, Orient Express Pro Street, DME Racing Real Street, FBR Shop Top Sportsman, House of Speed Crazy 8′s, Fast by Gast Pro E.T., and Cycle Connection Street E.T. The event will also include Grudge Racing both days, and [...]
The 16th annual Schnitz Summer Sizzler, the rain-plagued MIRock Superbike Series event originally re-scheduled for Labor Day weekend at Rockingham Dragway, has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts, according to track owner Steve Earwood. “With any re-scheduled event, you have to consider the track schedule and the convenience of the racer,” Earwood said. “In [...]
Rain washed out the 16th annual Schnitz Summer Sizzler at Rockingham Dragway Saturday, forcing the postponed of the sixth race in the Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series until Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4. “We had our crew attempting to dry the track early Saturday,” said track owner Steve Earwood, “but a [...]
Can anyone beat two-time reigning D.M.E. Real Street Champion Jeremy Teasley? Sure, John Dobrin has done it. And, yes, Ricky Gadson did it two weeks ago at Maryland International Raceway. But can Dobrin, Gadson or anybody else beat the Kawasaki rider on the high traction quarter mile at Rockingham Dragway, site of next week’s (August [...]
The No Hatin Drag Racing Organization annual Summer Celebration rolls into Indianapolis Raceway Par August 19-21 2011. Participants can expect three full days of close racing along with a bike show and bikini contest. Twenty3ten Entertainment INC will be filming the NHDRO’s Summer Celebration in Indianapolis on Aug 19 – 21 for a television pilot [...]
The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) will have an exciting three-race month in August. AHDRA will bring the Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts “Race at the Rally” to Sturgis Dragway to kick off the 71st Annual Sturgis Rally held in the Black Hills of South Dakota on August 9th, 10th and 11th. Although it [...]
Kenny Edwards has announced that he is retiring from the sport of motorcycle drag racing and the class he loved to race, Pro Street. Kenny and wife met me at the bottom of the tower steps a few weeks ago at the MIRock WPGC Bike Fest at Budds Creek after the race and gave me [...]
With the regular season winding down, reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle champion LE Tonglet looked every bit like a solid title contender again Sunday when he defeated Michael Phillips to win the FRAM/Autolite Nationals at Infineon Raceway. It was his third victory in three 2011 Full Throttle finals this year and his eighth in 10 [...]
GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer was knocked out of the quarterfinal round Sunday at the FRAM/Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway with her first red-light start of the season. Stoffer, the Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader, had not gone red in her previous 20 times to the Christmas Tree, but the law of averages [...]
Angie Smith redeemed herself this weekend in Sonoma. After not qualifying for her first race of the season last time out in Denver, Smith and her team tested and dug deep to get their Buell running strong. After making numerous great passes in qualifying throughout the weekend, Smith qualified herself in the fifth position [...]
The highly popular western King of the Track grudge fest and drag race is set for August 19th in Denton Texas at the famous North Star Dragway. Details below for all classes.
The MIRock Superbike Series heads back to Rockingham Dragway for the famous Schnitz Racing Summer Sizzler on August 13-14, 2011. The event will feature Mickey Thompson Pro Mod, Orient Express Pro Street, DME Racing Real Street, FBR Shop Top Sportsman, House of Speed Crazy 8′s, Nitrous Express Pro E.T., Cycle Connection Street E.T., and MTO [...]