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Fast By Gast Spring Nationals Qualifying Results/MIR

Fast By Gast Spring Nationals Qualifying Results/MIR

| April 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Qualifying is underway for the Fast By Gast Spring Nationals Photos April 27-28 2013 at Maryland International Raceway. Qualifying Session #1 Qualifying Session #2 Qualifying Session Final EVENT PHOTOS CLICK HERE Session #1 Notes- Track is hooking hard. Beautiful day and weekend ahead. Temp expected to be around 70 degrees. 1 Qualifying Session Qualifying […]

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Davis signs on as Tech Inspector for Dragbike Nationals April 5-7 2013

Davis signs on as Tech Inspector for Dragbike Nationals April 5-7 2013

| March 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Racers will find a familiar face at the upcoming Dragbike Nationals at South Georgia Motorsports Park the weekend of April 5-7.  Phil Davis, long time Tech Inspector for multiple motorcycle drag racing series will be conducting tech inspections and helping racers ensure they are complaint to the rule book issued for the Dragbike Nationals events.  […]

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WEATHER POSTPONES MIROCK SEASON OPENER AT ROCKINGHAM DRAGWAY

WEATHER POSTPONES MIROCK SEASON OPENER AT ROCKINGHAM DRAGWAY

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – An extended winter weather pattern and deteriorating forecast have forced Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood to impose a one-month delay to the start of the 2013 Mickey Thompson Performance MIROCK Superbike Series which was to have begun this weekend. New dates for the FBR Shop Spring Open, which was to have kicked […]

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MPS highlights company products at Dealer Expo 2012

MPS highlights company products at Dealer Expo 2012

| February 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Dragbike Live camera crew was in attendance at the 2012 Indy Dealer Expo at the Indiana Convention Center which was held on February 17th -19th and got a great interview with industry pioneer Dann Rudd of MPS Racing. Dan explains the different products that are on display at the Dealer Expo booth and goes […]

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Manufacturers Cup organizers hold Winter retreat to discuss 2012 season

Manufacturers Cup organizers hold Winter retreat to discuss 2012 season

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Manufacturers Cup group met this past weekend in an effort to give the sport some much needed direction on a national level. The group met in Orlando over two days and covered all aspects of the upcoming 2012 Cup events. This type of gathering is unprecedented in motorcycle drag racing. “I think just the […]

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MPS/Thyen Racing Get First Win! in Pro Comp at Manfacturers Cup Finals

MPS/Thyen Racing Get First Win! in Pro Comp at Manfacturers Cup Finals

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

We had made several changes to the bike since the last time out and were hoping to run in the 4.20s at theManufacturers Cup. This is the biggest all motorcycle drag race event in the world, so we wanted to do well. The first run on Friday’s test session was a 4.41. We had a […]

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Disappointing outing at ADRL Dragstock for MPS/Thyen Racing Pro Mod

Disappointing outing at ADRL Dragstock for MPS/Thyen Racing Pro Mod

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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MPS/Thyen Racing Pro Mod Suffers Fire Damage!

MPS/Thyen Racing Pro Mod Suffers Fire Damage!

| September 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Team Report by Dan Rudd. “I’ve got really really bad news” then a pause.  I’m thinking someone died by the tone of Mike’s voice.  Multiple scenarios are playing out in my mind.  “The bike caught on fire and burned.”  This isn’t a good thing, but better than some of the things I was thinking. Mike […]

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Extreme heat at MIRock Bike Fest/MPS Racing Team Report

Extreme heat at MIRock Bike Fest/MPS Racing Team Report

| July 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Casselberry, Florida, 7/27/2011 – With temperatures in the 100s being the norm at the WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway this past weekend, tuners were challenged to say the least. “That kind of heat makes it very hard on people and equipment. Our first qualifying lap on Saturday was at 1:00 in the afternoon […]

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MPS/Thyen Racing Pro Mod Hayabusa Becomes Quickest EFI Nitrous Hayabusa

MPS/Thyen Racing Pro Mod Hayabusa Becomes Quickest EFI Nitrous Hayabusa

| July 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

The MPS/Thyen Racing Pro Mod Hayabusa made its maiden voyage at Thunder Valley Dragway in Bristol, TN on 6-25 thru 6-26 2011. Testing on Friday gave encouraging results with a best of 4.45. Qualifying #8 with another 4.45 and a very conservative tune up. We decided to turn it up a little for our Sunday […]

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Things get sticky at SGMP during Manfacturers Spring Cup

Things get sticky at SGMP during Manfacturers Spring Cup

| April 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

Conditions Friday during the Manufacturers Spring Cup were overcast and muggy early on with with track officials waiting for the low lying fog to clear before testing would kick off the 3 day event. Competitors were anxious to get on the track and try out new combination’s thought up over the winter and prepare for […]

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MPS Braided Steel Coated Hayabusa Clutch Line

MPS Braided Steel Coated Hayabusa Clutch Line

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dragbike Live.com Advertiser Product Release MPS Racing:  Braided Steel Coated Hayabusa Clutch Line MPS is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our new Hayabusa Clutch Line.  This line is constructed of Teflon lined braided steel coated with a black protective coating.  They are a perfect fit direct replacement for the factory clutch line.  They […]

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MPS Racing: Hayabusa Offset 68mm Stroke Crankshaft

MPS Racing: Hayabusa Offset 68mm Stroke Crankshaft

| September 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dragbike Live.com Advertiser Product Release Hayabusa Offset 68mm Stroke Crankshaft Motorcycle Performance Specialties is excited to announce the immediate availability of our new Hayabusa offset 68mm stroke crank manufactured for Motorcycle Performance Specialties  by Marine Crankshaft. They feature offset crank throws to match the  Motorcycle Performance Specialties offset billet blocks. Use these cranks with Motorcycle […]

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MPS Racing: JE Custom Hayabusa 85mm Offset Valve Pocket Pistons

MPS Racing: JE Custom Hayabusa 85mm Offset Valve Pocket Pistons

| September 4, 2010 | 4 Comments

Dragbike Live.com Advertiser Product Release JE Custom Hayabusa 85mm Offset Valve Pocket Piston Motorcycle Performance Specialties is excited to announce the immediate availability of our new Hayabusa 85 mm offset valve pocket pistons. JE Piston makes these high quality pistons for us. They feature offset valve pockets to match the offset bores on our billet […]

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