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Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout Qualifying results/Bristol Dragway

Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout Qualifying results/Bristol Dragway

| June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Race day event coverage presented by Schnitz Racing. Please visit them for all your sport bike performance needs by clicking logo below! TODAY! Qualifying Session #1 Qualifying Session #2 Final Qualifying Session EVENT PHOTOS CLICK HERE Qualifying Session #1 Qualifying Session #2 Final Qualifying Session EVENT PHOTOS CLICK HERE Race day event coverage presented by […]

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Dragbike Live debuts “POV” camera /Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout

Dragbike Live debuts “POV” camera /Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout

| June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Beautiful clear and cool mountain weather sums it up here at Bristol Dragway in Bristol Tennessee. Great turnout of racers and midway vendors for the inaugural Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout. While the track opened up at 8 am sharp everyone was up moving around socializing by 9am. I had a chance to walk through the […]

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Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout Pictures/Bristol Dragway

Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout Pictures/Bristol Dragway

| June 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Random pictures from the Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout  held at Bristol Dragway in Bristol Tennessee on 6/25/2011 thru 6/26/2011. Dragbike Live was on location to capture all the action and pics and footage of the event. Additional photos will be uploaded as the event runs. Check back often! Race day event coverage presented by Schnitz […]

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Matt Smith loses PSM Sponsor after winning Englishtown

Matt Smith loses PSM Sponsor after winning Englishtown

| June 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

KING, NC (June 13, 2011) – Matt Smith comes off of his 13th NHRA Full Throttle Series win in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class last weekend in Englishtown, New Jersey and this weekend he is in search of a sponsor. After winning the 42nd annual NHRA Super Nationals, Smith moved up to fifth in the […]

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Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout set for June 24-26/$45,000 Guaranteed Purse!

Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout set for June 24-26/$45,000 Guaranteed Purse!

| June 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thunder Valley will be invaded by the ultimate motorcycle event, the Inaugural Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout, June 24-26. This new event will be the perfect place for street bike fans to come see the hottest drag bikes throw down for big money,$45,000 Guaranteed purses for all classes. All payouts and classes and race schedule are […]

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Rookie Savoie is Sixth and Climbing Heading to Englishtown

Rookie Savoie is Sixth and Climbing Heading to Englishtown

| June 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

As the NHRA Full Throttle season heads to the SuperNationals at legendary Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey, Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie sits a surprising sixth in points. Surprising to everyone, perhaps, but Savoie. Most racers going pro at age 52 would be happy settling for Rookie of the Year […]

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Angie Smith cuts a perfect light but fails to take win

Angie Smith cuts a perfect light but fails to take win

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Sunday: Angie Smith and her Coffman Tank Trucks Buell headed to the 31st annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals in Commerce, Georgia this weekend. Smith went in with hopes of breaking her way back into the top-10 in points. Smith qualified in the number 13th spot by the time Sunday had rolled around. […]

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Arana Jr. makes progress at NHRA Southern Nationals

Arana Jr. makes progress at NHRA Southern Nationals

| May 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Atlanta, Sunday: After qualifying in the top half of Pro Stock Motorcycle Hector Arana Jr. easily passed his first round test before stumbling in the second round. Arana Jr. and his Lucas Oil Buell beat Steve Johnson with a 6.973 second pass at 188.44 mph to Johnson’s 7.008 at 189.39 mph. In the second round, […]

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Stoffer assumes championship lead with runner-up result/Southern Nats

Stoffer assumes championship lead with runner-up result/Southern Nats

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Sunday: Karen Stoffer and the GEICO Suzuki finished runner-up for the second time this year and left Sunday’s 31st annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals with the Pro Stock Motorcycle championship points lead. “The team is just jelling really well,” Stoffer said. “We overcame a lot of adversity and got a visit from […]

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Tonglet dominates NHRA Southern Nationals PSM/Audio Interview

Tonglet dominates NHRA Southern Nationals PSM/Audio Interview

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Atlanta, Sunday: LE Tonglet served up a reminder Sunday of just how well he performed during his drive to last season’s NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship when he cruised to the Southern Nationals victory at Atlanta Dragway. Basically, he was on top of his game Saturday when he grabbed the No. 1 starting berth […]

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NHRA Southern Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle Finals. LE Tonglet Takes It!

NHRA Southern Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle Finals. LE Tonglet Takes It!

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

WEEKEND NHRA RACE COVERAGE FROM DRAGBIKE LIVE STAFF REPORTER Commerce, GA – It has been said a picture is worth a thousand words. So for those of you who do not like to read this will be right up your alley. Here is the entire race with photos taken in the staging lanes before each […]

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Pro Stock Motorcycle “Made in Detroit”/Daniel Brothers Racing

Pro Stock Motorcycle “Made in Detroit”/Daniel Brothers Racing

| May 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

WEEKEND NHRA RACE COVERAGE FROM DRAGBIKE LIVE STAFF REPORTER Commerce, GA – Do we make anything in Detroit anymore? The Daniel brothers do. Odolph Daniels and his brothers built a Pro Stock Motorcycle using as many Detroit, MI based companies they could. With the exception of their Falicon Crank and their MTC cylinders the rest […]

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NHRA PSM Saturday/Karen Stoffer 1st… Psych! LE Tonglet takes it away

NHRA PSM Saturday/Karen Stoffer 1st… Psych! LE Tonglet takes it away

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

WEEKEND NHRA RACE COVERAGE FROM DRAGBIKE LIVE STAFF REPORTER Commerce, GA – Getting to the track 3 hours before PSM qualifying I thought I would go watch the Sportsman cars by the tower. When I arrived I saw none other than Rick Stewart the official starter for the NHRA sitting on the curbed divider under the tower between […]

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NHRA Southern Nationals PSM Friday Qualifying report/Krawiec is 1st

NHRA Southern Nationals PSM Friday Qualifying report/Krawiec is 1st

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

WEEKEND NHRA RACE COVERAGE FROM DRAGBIKE LIVE STAFF REPORTER   Commerce, GA – It was great to see 25 bikes show up to qualify in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Friday. There were 14 Buells, 9 Suzuki’s and 2 V-Rods, all ready to take a shot at getting into the top 16 to make that  run for […]

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Stotz’s Pro Street CBR1000RR run’s a 7.04et@197mph during Friday Night Rage Series/Indianapolis Raceway

Stotz’s Pro Street CBR1000RR run’s a 7.04et@197mph during Friday Night Rage Series/Indianapolis Raceway

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

During a Friday Night Rage Series at Indianapolis Raceway Park  Frankie Stotz has once again proved his Honda CBR1000RR is the forerunner at leading the charge to break the next performance milestone, the elusive  six second zone on a street legal non wheelie bar bike. Stotz reported that he was able to lay down an […]

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Underdahl works to control effects of humidity at Summitt NHRA Southern Nationals

Underdahl works to control effects of humidity at Summitt NHRA Southern Nationals

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, pre-race: When a meteorologist talks about humidity, he is usually referring to the amount of water vapor in the air and how that makes us feel. When NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jim Underdahl talks about it, however, he is referring to the density of the air, the number of grains of water, and […]

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Angie Smith ready to step it up at Atlanta

Angie Smith ready to step it up at Atlanta

| May 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

Atlanta, pre-race: Angie Smith and her Coffman Tank Trucks Buell head to the Atlanta Dragway this weekend wanting to pop back into the top-10 in points. Smith, who sits just 19 points out of the NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock Motorcycle top 10, wants to prove her worth in Atlanta. “I am so ready for […]

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GT Tonglet ready for first at Southern Nationals NHRA race since 2006

GT Tonglet ready for first at Southern Nationals NHRA race since 2006

| May 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

Atlanta, pre-race: GT Tonglet watched his new Nitro Fish Pro Stock Motorcycle being built piece by piece from his dad Gary’s design, and now he “can’t wait to get to Atlanta and go racing,” he said. He will be aboard the prototype motorcycle when he returns to action Friday in his first race since 2006. […]

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Tonglet geared up for rebound for NHRA Southern Nationals in Commerce

Tonglet geared up for rebound for NHRA Southern Nationals in Commerce

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, pre-race: Ask any Full Throttle Drag Racing Series driver about the sport’s capricious nature and the response is likely to be: There are too many things that can go wrong. Ten cent parts malfunction as well as those worth hundreds and thousands of dollars, and they sometimes combine to produce crowd-gasping explosions. Few, however, […]

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Stoffer has bounce in her step taking Geico PSM entry to Georgia

Stoffer has bounce in her step taking Geico PSM entry to Georgia

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, pre-race: Karen Stoffer and the GEICO Pro Stock Motorcycle team have a bounce in their step this week as NHRA heads to Atlanta Dragway for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals. But it’s not just because Stoffer’s a past winner at Atlanta. It’s also because Stoffer, crew chief Gary Stoffer, and the entire team […]

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Smith wants it all and looks to start at Southern Nationals in Atlanta

Smith wants it all and looks to start at Southern Nationals in Atlanta

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, pre-race: Matt Smith and his Al-Anabi Racing Buell have not had the season they wanted up to this point. Every time Smith looks to turn a corner, something jumps out and bites him. A few weeks ago in Houston, Smith overcame the gremlins in qualifying, but on race day he went red. Knowing he […]

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Refocused Arana ready to attack PSM class in Atlanta

Refocused Arana ready to attack PSM class in Atlanta

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, pre-race: Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Sr. hasn’t exactly been himself this season, yet he’s still managed to grab a No. 1 qualifying spot, reach the semifinals once, and earn the No. 4 ranking in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle points standings. The question now is how worried should the rest of the […]

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Horne loses in one Rockingham final but wins in Pro Fuel/AHDRA Carolina Spring Nitro Nats

Horne loses in one Rockingham final but wins in Pro Fuel/AHDRA Carolina Spring Nitro Nats

| May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

  ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Douglas Horne apparently is human after all.  After winning 17 consecutive rounds of racing this year in Top Fuel and Pro Fuel, the 23-year-old from Aberdeen, Md., was beaten Sunday in the final round of the inaugural AHDRA Carolina Spring Nitro Nationals at Rockingham Dragway. Steve Dorn of Milwaukee, Ore., finally […]

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Motorcycle Performance Specialties joins inaugural Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout

Motorcycle Performance Specialties joins inaugural Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout

| May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bristol Dragway officials today announced Motorcycle Performance Specialties (MPS) as a sponsor for the inaugural Thunder Valley Dragbike Shootout. Motorcycle Performance Specialties has been a manufacturer and distributor of motorcycle performance products since 1980. Always a leader in innovative performance parts, MPS carries a huge inventory of parts for all your needs. As is common […]

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Pro Mod? or Pro Comp? or is it Pro Extreme? We have the video for you!

Pro Mod? or Pro Comp? or is it Pro Extreme? We have the video for you!

| April 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

While on location during the Manufacturers Spring Cup held April 8-10 2011 at SGMP in Valdosta Ga. and filming  all the action, we captured some fantastic Pro Comp/Pro Mod and PXM bike action. So we decided to put up some Pro Mod action! Uh, PXM action…or should I say Pro Comp action? Actually it is […]

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