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Video Tour: International Motorcycle Show/Charlotte North Carolina

| February 29, 2012 | 5 Comments

We always have wanted to cover the highly popular Progressive Insurance International Motorcycle Show’s that tour each year select cities around the United States every year.  However our schedule has always been full when the show came close to us. Lucky for us this year that changed! With the Progressive Insurance International Motorcycle Show in […]

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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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MonStar Head Indeed! George Bryce gives detail on 4 valve version and we have pics!

| November 11, 2011 | 3 Comments

  The MonStar CNC Billet heads from Star Racing were introduced last year at the Manufacturers Cup events. The  CNC machined Billet head design are very much works of art and just as so in the year since a 2 valve version was shown to the world the cylinder heads are going through a evolution […]

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Star Racing goes retro with all new Pro Mod drag bike/Manufacturers Cup

| November 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Star Racing will debut their all new Pro Mod drag bike and get this in retro Star Racing colors. A throw back Star Racing’s very successful  paint schemes of the past. George Bryce of Star Racing says “it’s a throwback, we are bring out the old color’s, we have a new bike,new rider and will […]

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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!

| 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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BREAKING NEWS: Sunday Pro Mod qualifying at The Rock/Schnitz Summer Sizzler

| August 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Rockingham Dragway has added a special qualifying session for Pro Mod motorcycles during the sixteenth annual Schnitz Racing Summer Sizzler, Aug. 12-14. In addition to pro qualifying sessions at 1 pm, 4 pm and 7 pm on Saturday, Pro Mods will have a “last chance” to qualify for the MIRock Superbike Series event at noon […]

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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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Video Exclusive: Treble announces Pro Mod Drag Bike Team and gives details!

| July 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

Dragbike Live.com caught up with Craig Treble at the MIRock WPGC Bike Fest at Maryland International Raceway on July 22 2011 and asked him about the rumors that he was to start riding a pro mod drag bike. Treble, always the best interview took a few minutes with Editor Doug Ray literally at track side […]

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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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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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Paquette’s Pro Mod Turbo performance serves notice to rest of MiRock Pro Mod field?

| May 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mark Paquette  pretty much  was the lone turbo entry in the class. However this did not stop him from letting the rest of the field see a glimpse of what is to come from his team and turbo charged machine. The Dragbike Live.com film crew was on location during the MiRock Superbike Series Spring Nationals […]

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Pro Mod Nitrous Drag Bike Disintegrates During Run!/Maryland International Raceway

| May 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Dragbike Live.com film crew was on location during the MiRock Superbike Series Spring Nationals held April 30 thru May 1 2011 at Maryland International Raceway. While filming the event we captured some spectacular action! Billy Vose’s Pro Mod Drag bike disintegrates during a pass down the 1/4 mile track! The rider, Billy Vose a […]

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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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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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Spy Photos: Star Racing Suzuki 4 Valve billet cylinder head

| April 6, 2011 | 4 Comments

Dragbike Live has obtained Spy Photos from the Top Secret Research and Development Room located at the  Star Racing headquarters in Americus, Georgia. What looks like to be a work of art, the Suzuki GS based all billet cylinder head appears to have a ton of development in it. Definitely 4 and 5 axis CNC […]

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Canadian Schweigert Number 1 in Qatar

| February 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Canadian Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance team take to the track for the Arabian Drag Racing League’s “Battle for the Belts” with the Pro Extreme Motorcycle regular season points championship in hand. That earned the team the all-important first round bye, meaning they only need to win 2 rounds of competition to claim […]

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Arabian Drag Racing League Championship Series live race stream coverage

| February 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Available for your viewing pleasure is the live stream feed of the races from Doha, Qatar. Dragbike Live is waiting on a schedule from the Arabian Drag Racing League Championship Series as when to expect the bikes to be called to the lanes. We will post as it becomes available. Update: We have been informed […]

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From Concept To The Winner’s Circle/”Drag Bagger”

| February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

AMERICUS, Ga., – On May 9th, 2010, Star Racing’s George Bryce drew the sketch below of a new concept in motorcycle drag racing – the “Drag Bagger,” to compete in the ADRL Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM) class. Nine short months later, 2009 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Matt Smith piloted his Pro Extreme “Drag Bagger” […]

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Star Racing/Thompson endures heat/crowned Pro Mod “King of the Hill”

| July 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

AMERICUS, Ga., July 29, 2010 – Despite sweltering heat and 150° track temperatures, the Star Racing/Daytona Twin Tec Pro Mod Suzuki beat the competition to win the Pro Mod class at the Lucky 7-11 Motor Cycle, 34th Annual King of the Hill Showdown July 23-25. Steele, Alabama was the site of the event, and it […]

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