Tag: Zmax Dragway

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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Phillips wins AAA Texas Fall Nationals/NHRA

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pro Stock Motorcycle, Phillips held off rookie rider and Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil winner Hector Arana Jr. when he rode his The Edge Suzuki to a run of 6.979 at 194.96 to secure his first win in more than a year and move up to the seventh spot in the point standings. […]

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Krawiec dominates PSM field at zMax Dragway/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eddie Krawiec’s performance during the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals at ZMax Dragway can be summed up in one word.Domination! Krawiec ran solid 6.80′s all weekend long and took that consistency all the way to the final round in which he defeated Karen Stoffer handily. Stoffer was very busy putting on a strong performance herself with […]

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Krawiec is on fire! Resets zMax Dragway track record heading into semis/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Eddie Krawiec’s Harley Davidson Screaming Eagle V Rod is literally setting the track and records books on fire! In additional he is playing hardball and racing like a true champion drag racer should,getting quicker each round. He looks like he has the bike to beat,and is giving the competition the evil eye. Krawiec has […]

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Stoffer sets new track record,Ray upsets Arana in first eliminations sessions at zMax Dragway

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stoffer sets new track record with a crowd pleasing 6.82 elapsed time @ 195.79 to put Justin Finley on the road home.  Stoffer in a post round interview said that the team has put thier best engine int he bike and it showed. In a surprise upset,Michael Ray cut the tree down on Hector Arana […]

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Final qualifying O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats,Kraweic puts atop field with track record/ZMax Dragway

| September 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Eddie Krawiec sits atop the fastest Pro Stock Motorcycle field ever in NHRA competition while also setting the track record heading into Sunday eliminations and the first race of the countdown to the NHRA championship at zMax Dragway in Concord,North Carolina. Close tight racing is expected for Sunday eliminations with several top ten riders competing […]

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Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Shawn Gann to run Top Fuel Dragster/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle race Shawn Gann gave an exclusive announcement to Dragbike Live.com during the zMax Drgway NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals in Charlotte North Carolina. Beginning with the Ponoama NHRA Winter Nationals Finals Gann will lease a Top Fuel Dragster from Scott Palmer to be ran at six events in 2012. Gann says […]

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zMax Dragway O’Reilly Auto Parts Nats 2011 Pics/NHRA

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Random pictures from the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals held at zMax Dragway in Charlotte North Carolina on 9/17/2011 thru 9/18/2011. Dragbike Live was on location to capture all the action and pics and coverage of the event.

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Rookie Savoie ready to race at zMAX Dragway/NHRA

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator racing team continues to look forward with there sights set on O’Reilly Auto Part Nationals at Z Max Dragway in Charlotte North Carolina. It takes more then multiple mechanical problems to phase Savoie. “We are pretty excited after all the trouble we had in Indy and to go as […]

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Arana Sr. says ‘Run Forrest, Run’/NHRA zMax Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Sr. posed for pictures in victory lane at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in the last NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle race. But the time for celebrating his son Hector Arana Jr.’s first victory is over. Now it’s time for dad to win again. […]

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Underdahl gets to play in the sandbox at zmax Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: When 2010’s NHRA Countdown to the Championship began, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jim Underdahl was competing for 11th place.  Since NHRA only takes the top 10 in points from the regular season, Underdahl sat outside the sandbox and did not get a shot at the championship. 2011 is another story.  The first race […]

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Fresh off Indy win, Arana Jr. wants more from Charlotte/zMax Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. is riding high after his first NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle victory, earned on Labor Day weekend at the biggest race of the year, the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. So what can he do for an encore? “Win another one,” Arana Jr. said without hesitation. Arana Jr. […]

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Stoffer stays steady heading into zMAX Dragway as playoffs begin/NGRA

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: GEICO pro Karen Stoffer has spent enough time leading the Full Throttle championship points this season to know she likes the view from the top. Although in her typical understated way, she refuses to look beyond the next round of Pro Stock Motorcycle racing, which begins Friday with two rounds of qualifying at […]

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Tonglet looking forward to start of Countdown/zMAX Dragway

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: At this time last year, LE Tonglet was a virtually unknown Pro Stock Motorcycle rider who earned the No. 7 starting position for NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Six races later, his amazing performance would be categorized as unbelievable because the rookie won four of the six races, was runner-up once and […]

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Rookie Savoie Looking Forward to Brainerd & Cooler Weather

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

PSM Rookie Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator Racing team are looking forward to running in some cooler, faster air at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) August 18-21st, a track he has never been to. “I’m excited. I heard a lot of great things about BIR and I am really […]

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Audio Interview: Tonglet claims victory at Sonoma Fram Autolite Nationals/NHRA

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

  With the regular season winding down, reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle champion LE Tonglet looked every bit like a solid title contender again Sunday when he defeated Michael Phillips to win the FRAM/Autolite Nationals at Infineon Raceway. It was his third victory in three 2011 Full Throttle finals this year and his eighth in 10 […]

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Stoffer goes red in quarterfinals, loses to Krawiec at Sonoma/NHRA

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

  GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer was knocked out of the quarterfinal round Sunday at the FRAM/Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway with her first red-light start of the season. Stoffer, the Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader, had not gone red in her previous 20 times to the Christmas Tree, but the law of averages […]

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Smith fights her way to the semi’s in Sonoma Fram Autolite Nats/NHRA

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Angie Smith redeemed herself this weekend in Sonoma. After not qualifying for her first race of the season last time out in Denver, Smith and her team tested and dug deep to get their Buell running strong. After making numerous great passes in qualifying throughout the weekend, Smith qualified herself in the fifth position […]

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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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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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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

| 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

| 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

| 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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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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