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Gadson announces effort to establish national level series

Gadson announces effort to establish national level series

| July 1, 2010 | 3 Comments

Rickey Gadson 9 time AMA Dragbike National Champion announced late Wednesday night he is spear heading a effort to organize and  establish a new national level motorcycle drag racing series or revive the now defunct AMA Dragbike  National Motorcycle Drag Racing series.  Gadson posted on the popular drag racing forum psychobike.com, “I have made alot […]

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2Wheel Tuner runs out of fuel,prints last issue words fly!

2Wheel Tuner runs out of fuel,prints last issue words fly!

| June 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dragbike Live has obtained the final statement on operations regarding the popular magazine 2 Wheel Tuner. As rumors flew through all channels of the sport bike culture that the magazine was stopping the printing press it was just another devastating blow to some  and another sad felt loss by others in the wake of AMA […]

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BMW S 1000RR to the 8th & 3rd power!

BMW S 1000RR to the 8th & 3rd power!

| June 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Jeremy Teasley  did exactly what he was expected to do when piloting the BMW S 1000RR of Brock’s Performance as a “guest” rider. Teasley as the 3rd selected rider (hence the BMW to the 3rd power pun) showed both the power of mind  over control while competing at the Hatin’ Drag Racing Summer Sizzler event […]

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$90,000 purse race set to kick off 6/30

$90,000 purse race set to kick off 6/30

| June 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

O’Reilly Auto Parts would like to invite you to visit the 1st Annual Vulcan Bike Week in the Magic City held June 30 – July 3, 2010 at the Birmingham Race Course in Birmingham Alabama. This event will feature competitions for Sport Bikes, Choppers, Cruisers,  Bike Builders and more. Also you will see some of […]

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Smith scores second win of season

Smith scores second win of season

| June 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Matt Smith Al-Anabi Racing Buell Norwalk, Sunday: Matt Smith went to the Summit Racing Equipment Nationals intent on regaining the No. 2 Pro Stock Motorcycle berth in NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series action, and he did so Sunday with an impressive performance at Summit Motorsports Park. Smith’s Al-Anabi Racing motorcycle was as consistent going […]

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Arana scores runner-up

Arana scores runner-up

| June 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Norwalk, Sunday: Reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Hector Arana raced to his fourth final round of the year Sunday to highlight the Lucas Oil race team’s effort in Northwest Ohio. Arana took runner-up honors to Matt Smith, pushing his points lead to 120 at the midway mark of the season. “I gave it my best,” […]

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Arana qualified in No. 2 spot

Arana qualified in No. 2 spot

| June 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hector Arana Lucas Oil Products Buell Norwalk, Saturday: Hector Arana will start race day from the No. 2 position on the Pro Stock Motorcycle ladder after running a 6.931 at 193.29 mph on his Lucas Oil Buell V-Twin. Considering he’s usually first or second on the grid, the 2008 Norwalk winner didn’t seem overjoyed by […]

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Gadson responds on AMA Dragbike demise

Gadson responds on AMA Dragbike demise

| June 25, 2010 | 2 Comments

As the word spread quickly and efficiently through all channels Thursday June 24 2010 in lite of the bombshell announcement by AMA Dragbike to cease operations immediately, many of the series racer’s and fans have come forth…..

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Teasley to guest ride BMW S 1000 RR at No Hatin’

Teasley to guest ride BMW S 1000 RR at No Hatin’

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dragbike Live has learned Jeremy Teasley will ride the Brock’s Performance BMW S 1000RR that has been in testing and development during 2010 in the now defunct AMA Dragbike. Motorcycle Drag Racing Series during competition at No Hatin Drag Racing Event in Ohio. Brock’s Performance issued a press release boasting the following  “Jeremey Teasley undoubtedly […]

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MiRock Bike Fest July 17-18

MiRock Bike Fest July 17-18

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series is headed to Maryland International Raceway for the Fast by Gast / WPGC Bike Fest on July 17-18, 2010 for the biggest MIROCK event of the year!

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Smith begins push for top 10 finish

Smith begins push for top 10 finish

| June 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Angie Smith Coffman Tank Trucks Buell Norwalk, pre-race: As spring turns to summer, Angie Smith’s thoughts aren’t of picnics and pot lucks. They are of performance, position and points. Smith needs good performances on the Karl and Kim Klement-owned Coffman Tank Trucks Pro Stock Buell in the next four NHRA Full Throttle Series Pro Stock […]

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Norwalk where Arana turned the corner in his career

Norwalk where Arana turned the corner in his career

| June 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hector Arana Lucas Oil Products Buell Norwalk, pre-race: Summit Motorsports Park will always be a magical place for defending NHRA Full Throttle Series Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Hector Arana. After all, the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals is the first place where Arana guided the Lucas Oil Buell to the victory circle. “It’s special to […]

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K.I.S.S. – ‘Keep It Simple, Stoffer’

K.I.S.S. – ‘Keep It Simple, Stoffer’

| June 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Karen Stoffer Geico Motorcycle Suzuki Norwalk, pre-race: Like many of the tens of thousands of fans that will pour through the gates of Summit Motorsports Park for this weekend’s national event, GEICO Powersports Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Karen Stoffer plans to indulge in the famous $1 ice cream offered by track owner Bill Bader. Aside […]

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Smith goes after second place

Smith goes after second place

| June 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Matt Smith Al-Anabi Racing Buell Norwalk, pre-race: There’s no question NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship format has created more interest and intrigue in the 11 Pro Stock Motorcycle races that lead into the six-race Countdown to the Championship. Matt Smith has been no lower than third place after he rebounded from a first-round loss in […]

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Racer breaks rim at lights

Racer breaks rim at lights

| June 17, 2010 | 1 Comment

Mirock- Racer Breaks  Rear Rim WHEW!  Talking bout getting no where real fast!  This is just what happened at a recent MiRock Underground Afterdark Grudge racing part of the event. Leave it to our faithful FaceBook friends to always give us with these pics. Photograper is unknown, but whoever took this shot has impeccable timing!  […]

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Johnson’s second consecutive final round

Johnson’s second consecutive final round

| June 17, 2010 | 1 Comment

Englishtown, Sunday: Twenty-four year NHRA veteran Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson of Irondale, Alabama made his second consecutive Full Throttle Series national event final round at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park on Monday morning after rain delayed the scheduled finals Sunday evening. Johnson recorded the quickest elapsed time of his career with a 6.893 […]

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Smith rides into semifinals

Smith rides into semifinals

| June 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Less than 45 minutes after losing his semifinal Pro Stock Motorcycle race to Michael Phillips, Matt Smith was studying the run on his computer.

“It looks like we broke a crankshaft,” Smith said with a shake of his head. “If we’re lucky, that’s the only thing that broke.”

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Stoffer advances to second round

Stoffer advances to second round

| June 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Englishtown, Sunday: Karen Stoffer guided her GEICO Powersports Suzuki to a win over Angie Smith in the first round with a 6.942 second run at 188.75 mph, the second quickest lap of the session. Smith crossed the line in 7.028 at 186.12 mph. She then faced Angie’s husband Matt Smith, who avenged his wife’s loss […]

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Smith can’t hold off Stoffer first round

Smith can’t hold off Stoffer first round

| June 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Englishtown, Sunday: For the second consecutive Sunday, Angie Smith recorded a stellar reaction time in the opening round of an NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.  Last week, she was able to defeat her opponent, but it was a different outcome this time in the SuperNationals at Raceway Park. Smith, riding the Karl and […]

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