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NHRA mandates 20 pounds weight penalty for Harley Davidson V-Rods

NHRA mandates 20 pounds weight penalty for Harley Davidson V-Rods

| April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Following a review of recent performances in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category, NHRA has announced that the minimum weight for the Harley-Davidson 160-cid, four-valve combination will increase 20 pounds, from 640 to 660. The adjustment is part of NHRA’s ongoing efforts at maintaining competition and parity within the category. The change becomes effective April 27, […]

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Tonglet loses primary sponsor Nitro Fish,future uncertain

Tonglet loses primary sponsor Nitro Fish,future uncertain

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

2010 NHRA Pro Sotck Motorcycle Champion and the youngest rider ever to win the championship L.E. Tonglet was dropped by his primary sponsor Nitro Fish. After a meeting following the NHRA Tire Kingdom Gatornationals team owner Gary Tonglet and LE – Koretsky went in a different direction. Koretsky released this in a statement, “Let me […]

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Krawiec wins Gatornationals,defeats team mate

Krawiec wins Gatornationals,defeats team mate

| March 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

  Eddie Krawiec is off to a great start on his quest to defend his 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship. Krawiec was literally unbeatable during Sunday eliminations and when rain fell and moved the semi’s and finals to Monday his continued his streak of round wins all the way to the winner […]

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Savoie accepts challenge of new beast in season debut

Savoie accepts challenge of new beast in season debut

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Gainesville, Sunday: Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jerry Savoie took on a new challenge at the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals this weekend at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville when he hopped aboard his new White Alligator Racing (WAR) S&S Buell after racing a Suzuki in all of his rookie season. The team had an unfortunate surprise […]

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Stoffer reaches quarterfinals at Gator Nationals on GEICO Suzuki

Stoffer reaches quarterfinals at Gator Nationals on GEICO Suzuki

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Gainesville, Sunday: GEICO rider Karen Stoffer performed well Sunday in the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway in Gainesville, but her Suzuki came up short in the second round of Pro Stock Motorcycle eliminations. Stoffer had the better reaction time in both her first- and second-round matchups Sunday, but after beating Shawn Gann […]

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Tonglet posts quarterfinal finish in bike opener in Gainesville

Tonglet posts quarterfinal finish in bike opener in Gainesville

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gainesville, Sunday: LE Tonglet opened his 2012 season by advancing to the Pro Stock Motorcycle quarterfinals of the Tire Kingdom Gatornationals Sunday. He had to catch Jerry Savoie in the first round, and Tonglet had the power to do it. Savoie used a .021-second reaction time to take the early advantage, but Tonglet’s .049 reaction […]

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Gator Nationals to finish on Monday after rain interrupts eliminations

Gator Nationals to finish on Monday after rain interrupts eliminations

| March 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The 2012 Tire Kingdom Gator Nationals  will finish eliminations on Monday after heavy clouds rolled in and rain began to fall. NHRA officials made the call after attempts to wait the weather out failed. The Safety Safari and track equipment just did not have a chance. The event was able to finish and complete  […]

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Arana in No. 2 position looking to finish as #1

Arana in No. 2 position looking to finish as #1

| March 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

    Gainesville, Saturday: The Lucas Oil Drag Racing team won’t be intimidated by trying circumstances in the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville. In Sunday’s eliminations, Lucas Oil Buell rider and Hector Arana Jr. will be chasing new Pro Stock Motorcycle record-holder Eddie Krawiec. Arana Jr. has winning on his […]

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GEICO’s Stoffer to race out of lucky 7 spot

GEICO’s Stoffer to race out of lucky 7 spot

| March 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Gainesville, Saturday: GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer kicks off the 2012 Pro Stock Motorcycle from the No. 7 position in the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville. “It’s a tough road out there,” Stoffer said. “We certainly didn’t want to be in the No. 7 spot. We’d like to be […]

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Krawiec sits #1 atop PSM Field,Pollacheck,Hall,Gladstone,Ogge make field/Gator Nationals

Krawiec sits #1 atop PSM Field,Pollacheck,Hall,Gladstone,Ogge make field/Gator Nationals

| March 10, 2012 | 4 Comments

  Eddie Krawiec does it again aboard his Screaming Eagle/Vance & Hines V-Rod! The 2011 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion has made a statement, a statement with his performance that he intends to defend his championship with some of the quickest elapsed times and fastest mile per hour passes the class has ever seen. Krawiec […]

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Krawiec leads Pro Stock Motorcycle field after Friday qualifying at Gator Nationals

Krawiec leads Pro Stock Motorcycle field after Friday qualifying at Gator Nationals

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 43rd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals presented by NAPAFilters.com  

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Team Report: Mike Berry test new PSM in Las Vegas

Team Report: Mike Berry test new PSM in Las Vegas

| February 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

  With a huge storm head towards Denver, the LAT Racing Oil sponsored Pro Stock Motorcycle of Mike Berry and crew hit the road for Sin City! Looking forward to some warmer weather we arrived in Las Vegas on Thursday and set up for our first day of test and tune. With the new look […]

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Steve Earwood among 2012 NHRA Hall of Fame Inductees

Steve Earwood among 2012 NHRA Hall of Fame Inductees

| January 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Steve Earwood, who created the Southern Pro Stock Circuit, managed Gainesville Raceway and Atlanta Dragway, ran the NHRA’s national media department anddirected Rockingham Dragway’s resurgence in the 1990s when the North Carolina track played host to the NHRA’s Winston Invitational,will be one of three 2012 inductees into the NHRA Division 2 Hall of Fame. Earwood, […]

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NHRA 2012 Pro Stock Motorcycle schedule announced

NHRA 2012 Pro Stock Motorcycle schedule announced

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The  2012 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle schedule has been announced including the Countdown to the Championship.

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Krawiec wins 2nd Prostock Motorcycle championship/Audio Interview

Krawiec wins 2nd Prostock Motorcycle championship/Audio Interview

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Krawiec, 34, earned his second world-championship title (also 2008) in Pro Stock Motorcycle by racing to four victories in six final rounds on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson, including two wins during the Countdown playoffs. Krawiec, an Englishtown, N.J., native who now lives near Indianapolis, claimed $75,000 from NHRA and Full Throttle for […]

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Disappointing loss for Ray who is already looking forward to Pomona

Disappointing loss for Ray who is already looking forward to Pomona

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Michael Ray headed into the second to last race of the 2011 NHRA season at Las Vegas with confidence and hoped to go rounds on Sunday. Unfortunately things did not go as planned for this Texas native. “First round did not really go as planned because we did not turn the win light on. I […]

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Team WAR and Savoie have Productive weekend in Las Vegas/NHRA

Team WAR and Savoie have Productive weekend in Las Vegas/NHRA

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

First-year Pro Stock Motorcycle driver Jerry Savoie and his Mark Peiser-tuned White Alligator Racing Suzuki didn’t come to Sin City to lose, and they most certainly aren’t walking away empty-handed from the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The achievements in Las Vegas included one of his best […]

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Krawiec defeats teamate for win at Big O Tire Nats at Las Vegas/ Audio Interview

Krawiec defeats teamate for win at Big O Tire Nats at Las Vegas/ Audio Interview

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

2008 world champion Eddie Krawiec defeated fellow Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson teammate when he powered his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to a 6.936 at 194.30 in the final round. It was Krawiec’s fourth win of the season and 11th of his career. The win also increased his points lead over second-place driver Hector […]

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Arana’s winning streak snapped in Vegas his title chances may be hurt/NHRA

Arana’s winning streak snapped in Vegas his title chances may be hurt/NHRA

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Lucas Oil Buell riders Hector Arana Sr. and Hector Arana Jr. tried to double-down on Sunday at the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but instead, they busted in Pro Stock Motorcycle. Lucas Oil Ford driver Larry Morgan went down, too, falling in the second round of Pro […]

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Final Qualifying for Big O Tires Las Vegas Nationals/NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle

Final Qualifying for Big O Tires Las Vegas Nationals/NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Final qualifying order for Pro Stock Motorcycle for the Big O Tires Las Vegas Nationals being contested at “The Strip” in Las Vegas Nevada.  

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Arana jr takes fourth #1 qualifier in a row at Big O Tires NHRA Nats/Audio Interview

Arana jr takes fourth #1 qualifier in a row at Big O Tires NHRA Nats/Audio Interview

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hector Arana jr takes his fourth #1 qualifyer in a row and seventh of the season at Big O Tires NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas at the beautiful drag strip called “The Strip”. Dragbike live has the exclusive media center audio. Listen to the media center interview by clicking arrow below:         […]

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Ray Hoping to Shake Up the Countdown/Big O Tires NHRA Nationals

Ray Hoping to Shake Up the Countdown/Big O Tires NHRA Nationals

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Michael Ray, who we have not seen race since Dallas, has been busy working his day job at Gruene Harley Davidson and is hoping to shake up the countdown in Las Vegas, a track that has been very good to him in the past. “I am just really excited cause our GottSpeed and Matt Smith […]

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MiRock FBG Fall Nationals qualifying results/Maryland International Raceway

MiRock FBG Fall Nationals qualifying results/Maryland International Raceway

| October 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Qualifying is underway for the FBG Fall Nationals at Maryland International Raceway. Because of the late start due to rain the final pro qualifying session will be Sunday morning at 10am.   Qualifying Session #1 Qualifying Session #2 Qualifying Session Final EVENT PHOTOS CLICK HERE  Session #1 Notes- With  the 1st session in the books, […]

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Track prep underway for MiRock Fall Nationals,qualifying set to begin/MIR

Track prep underway for MiRock Fall Nationals,qualifying set to begin/MIR

| October 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nightly rains begin to fall shortly after 3am early Saturday morning and continued into mid day Saturday afternoon.  With heavy sky’s that are reminiscent of winter storm clouds hovering what feels like 3oo feet above the track,  the Maryland International Raceway Track Crew jumped on the track with all equipment to get the track surface […]

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