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NHRA: Stoffer says E.T. record could be had at “The Grove”

NHRA: Stoffer says E.T. record could be had at “The Grove”

| October 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

Reading, pre-race: Karen Stoffer is intimately familiar with Maple Grove Raceway, the site of this weekend’s 26th annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals, and speaks with some authority when asked about the possibilities of this weekend’s Countdown to 1 playoff race. “We definitely could see a national record in Reading,” said Stoffer, who set the all-time […]

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Team Report:Terry Schweigert & DTM Performance/ADRL Pro Mod Xtreme

Team Report:Terry Schweigert & DTM Performance/ADRL Pro Mod Xtreme

| October 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Terry “Milkman” Schweigert and the DTM Performance Pro Mod Xtreme team head to the ADRL’s Battle of the Belts in Texas looking for the secret tweak to propel their Suzuki past series leader Ashley Owens. Solidly best-of-the-rest, Schweigert ran his personal best at the rain shortened Dragstock VII in Rockingham and runner-upped for the fourth […]

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NHRA: Tonglet has sights set on fourth straight win/Toyo Tires Nationals

NHRA: Tonglet has sights set on fourth straight win/Toyo Tires Nationals

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

NitroFish Racing Suzuki Reading, pre-race: Nine days after winning his third consecutive NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle race, LE Tonglet still finds his startling run for the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series championship a bit mind boggling. “It is unbelievable,” said the 20-year-old rookie driver from Metairie, La. That hasn’t affected his motivation, however. […]

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American Chopper/ Larry “Spiderman” McBride electric dragbike episodes scheduled to air 9/30 & 10/7

American Chopper/ Larry “Spiderman” McBride electric dragbike episodes scheduled to air 9/30 & 10/7

| September 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

As first announced during an episode of The Doug & Rich Show which air’s on Sunday nights on Dragbike Live.com, Larry “Spiderman” McBride has been working closely as a rider with OOC (Orange County Choppers) and the American Chopper tv series in development of the all electric drag bike. The American Chopper episodes were filmed […]

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NHRA: Tonglet makes it three in row in Texas/looks forward to Championship run!/Audio Interview

NHRA: Tonglet makes it three in row in Texas/looks forward to Championship run!/Audio Interview

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dallas, Sunday: LE Tonglet continued his storybook Pro Stock Motorcycle season Sunday when he wrapped up his third consecutive victory – and second in two weeks in NHRA’s Countdown to 1 – in the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex to move within 44 points of first place. The rookie driver of Kenny Koretsky’s Nitro […]

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Stoffer pleased with performance at O’Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals

Stoffer pleased with performance at O’Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dallas, Sunday: After making six solid passes on the GEICO Powersports Suzuki during the weekend at the O’Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals and advancing to the second round, Karen Stoffer gave her team’s overall effort an above average grade. “I thought we’d be able to make a run for the money,” Stoffer said. “The […]

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Matt Smith reaches semis in O’Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals

Matt Smith reaches semis in O’Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals

| September 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

Dallas, Sunday: He reached the semifinals of Sunday’s Fall National at the Texas Motorplex, but it wasn’t enough to keep Matt Smith’s Al-Anabi Racing V-Twin in contention for NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle championship. Smith, who began eliminations from the No. 1 position, defeated Redell Harris in the first round with a 6.972-second, 187.26-mph come-front-behind effort […]

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Arana exits competition early during O’Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals

Arana exits competition early during O’Reilly Super Start Batteries Fall Nationals

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dallas, Sunday: Lucas Oil rider Hector Arana had a shorter weekend. Arana has been chasing engine troubles the past few races and lost in the first round on Sunday. Arana and the Lucas Oil Buell squared off against David Hope in the opening round. Arana was slow off the line and his 7.082 second pass […]

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NHRA:Matt Smith takes AL-Anabi V-twin to #1 position in final session at Dallas Motorplex

NHRA:Matt Smith takes AL-Anabi V-twin to #1 position in final session at Dallas Motorplex

| September 26, 2010 | 1 Comment

Dallas, Saturday: Matt Smith surprised himself — and probably some other Pro Stock Motorcycle drivers — Saturday evening when he jumped to the top of the starting lineup for Sunday’s Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. “I didn’t believe it when they told me that I ran 6.923 (seconds at 190.89 mph),” said the driver of the Al-Anabi Racing […]

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Field set for PSM/O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals

Field set for PSM/O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals

| September 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 25th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec: PSM                                         Rider Vehicle                             […]

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NHRA:Arana anxious to exorcise demons in Dallas

NHRA:Arana anxious to exorcise demons in Dallas

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dallas, pre-event: Defending world champion Hector Arana was so confounded by the gremlins effecting his Lucas Oil Buell V-Twin that he was asked if he thought his bike might be possessed. He didn’t hesitate in his reply — “Yes.” “There’s something going on with this thing,” said Arana, who led the championship points for a […]

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NHRA:Stoffer kicks off personal ‘Redemption Tour’ in Dallas

NHRA:Stoffer kicks off personal ‘Redemption Tour’ in Dallas

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dallas, pre-event: Popular Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Karen Stoffer has dubbed the last four races of the 2010 Full Throttle Drag Racing Series as her “Redemption Tour” after a season that began with so much promise but has seen more than its share of adversity since. Stoffer shocked the two-wheel set at the season-opener in […]

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NHRA:Underdahl team disappointed on Sunday/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

NHRA:Underdahl team disappointed on Sunday/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

| September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

After a first round loss on Sunday the team immediately went to work as soon as the bike came back to the pit area in an effort to determine what happened. While Jimmy did cut a better light than Craig Treble the bike did not hold the lead as it seemed to be sluggish out […]

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NHRA:Tonglet beats Hines in final to continue winning ways/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway/Audio Interview

NHRA:Tonglet beats Hines in final to continue winning ways/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway/Audio Interview

| September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, Sunday: LE Tonglet served notice Sunday that his U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle win two weeks ago was no accident when he methodically drove his way to victory in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Tonglet, in his first outing aboard his new-look Nitro Fish Suzuki GSXR, was impressive all weekend.   He […]

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NHRA:Hines reaches fifth-straight final, doesn’t get pass Tonglet/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

NHRA:Hines reaches fifth-straight final, doesn’t get pass Tonglet/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

| September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, Sunday: Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines defended his lead in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship playoffs at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, winning three rounds in Sunday eliminations aboard a Harley-Davidson V-Rod while advancing to the Pro Stock Motorcycle finals for the fifth-consecutive event. Hines lost in the […]

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NHRA:Smith bounces back with semifinal finish at zMax O’Reilly nationals

NHRA:Smith bounces back with semifinal finish at zMax O’Reilly nationals

| September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, Sunday: Angie Smith’s Pro Stock Motorcycle team picked a perfect place to pick up its performance – zMax Dragway, her home track – and she responded Sunday with a semifinals finish. Smith’s Karl and Kim Clement-owned Coffman Tank Trucks V-Twin was impressive.  She took advantage of Joe Desantis’ foul start in the first round […]

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NHRA: Matt Smith Smith reaches quarterfinals/zMax O’Reilly nationals

NHRA: Matt Smith Smith reaches quarterfinals/zMax O’Reilly nationals

| September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, Sunday: Matt Smith picked up some tuning tips on Saturday’s final qualifying run and they helped him advance to Sunday’s quarterfinals in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals at zMax Dragway. Smith’s Al-Anabi Racing Pro Stock V-Twin ran well on Saturday’s last qualifying attempt and started eliminations from the No. 9 position.  He knocked out […]

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NHRA:Tonglet,Hines still in after first session/battle for points is going

NHRA:Tonglet,Hines still in after first session/battle for points is going

| September 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Charlotte,Sunday: LE Tonglet, who took the #1 qualifying position from Andrew Hines in the late session Saturday running a staggering 6.90 elapsed time  at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals at zMax Drag Way is in a tight race. A race for the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Championship! Entering the field with a solid […]

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NHRA:Arana hopes to keep the good times rolling/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

NHRA:Arana hopes to keep the good times rolling/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

| September 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, Saturday: After celebrating his birthday on Friday and qualifying in the top half of the Pro Stock Motorcycle field on Saturday, Hector Arana believes there is no reason to stop the celebration on Sunday during eliminations for the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. Arana, rider of the Lucas Oil Buell and defending class champion, […]

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NHRA:Stoffer hopes to beat the heat,motorcycle field/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

NHRA:Stoffer hopes to beat the heat,motorcycle field/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/zMax Dragway

| September 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, Saturday: Karen Stoffer, the GEICO Powersports Suzuki and the North Carolina heat have proven to be a pretty potent combination at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. “The rider and the bike like the heat, the crew members – not so much,” she said. “They’re happy to sacrifice a day if we turn on […]

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NHRA: Underdahl on for Sunday…

NHRA: Underdahl on for Sunday…

| September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sometimes the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry… When Robert Burns penned those words I wonder if he ever thought it would be used in reference to drag racing? Whether he did or not, it sure was appropriate for the Underdahl racing team today. Considering Friday’s 6.994 run which placed Jimmy comfortably […]

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NHRA: Tonglet captures #1 postion in 4th session/looks onward to eliminations/Audio Interview

NHRA: Tonglet captures #1 postion in 4th session/looks onward to eliminations/Audio Interview

| September 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

Charlotte, Saturday: LE Tonglet’s amazing 2010 Pro Stock Motorcycle season continued Saturday at zMax Dragway when he put Kenny Koretsky’s Nitro Fish Suzuki into the No. 1 starting position for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals. Three weeks ago, Tonglet Racing – LE, his father Gary and brother GT – were hoping to be able to […]

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NHRA: Following Pro Stock Motorcycle with Jimmy Underdahl at O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/Zmax Dragway

NHRA: Following Pro Stock Motorcycle with Jimmy Underdahl at O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/Zmax Dragway

| September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

I have always wanted to write an article covering an NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider from start to finish over the course of a race weekend. This weekend I will get the chance to do so as I will get to tag along with Jimmy Underdahl who is coming off two great finish’s. Jimmy has been racing […]

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NHRA: Tonglet showing strenght during early qualifying/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/Zmax Dragway

NHRA: Tonglet showing strenght during early qualifying/O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats/Zmax Dragway

| September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

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