Drag Race

  • Sparks fly! Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle go to war. Sort of.

    Sparks fly! Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle go to war. Sort of.

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    Harley-Davidson has (unofficially) bitten back at Indian Motorcycle – following the resurgent brand’s recent marketing campaign, which pits its new Challenger against H-D’s Road Glide. To show off the Challenger’s 122hp V-twin engine, Indian’s filmed it going up against Harley-Davidson’s Road Glide in a drag race and a taco truck tow-off. And it’s even offering…

  • MotoAmerica is bringing Bagger races to the Superbikes at Laguna Seca

    MotoAmerica is bringing Bagger races to the Superbikes at Laguna Seca

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    As implausible as it sounds, it’s happening. According to MotoAmerica itself, the Stateside race series is teaming up with Drag Specialties for a race of booming V-twins at the Laguna Seca track on July 11. That’s a Saturday during the USA Superbike championship run and it’s the first ever King of the Baggers event as…

  • WSB: Rea fights back to take Tissot Superpole Race honours in Argentina

    WSB: Rea fights back to take Tissot Superpole Race honours in Argentina

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    The Champion of 2019 demonstrated his prowess in San Juan, making it a third race win at the Argentine venue from four races, whilst there were plenty of changes behind. From the sunshine of Saturday came the cloud cover of Sunday, the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship readied for the Tissot Superpole Race to…

  • VIDEO: How NOT to accelerate. DRAG race goes WRONG.

    VIDEO: How NOT to accelerate. DRAG race goes WRONG.

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    We’ve just been sent this brilliant video of what happens when you get too excited on the start line of a drag race. It’s well worth a watch if you’ve got a minute to spare – and shows just what can happen when you whack the throttle open on a big sport bike without much…

  • Harley-Davidson unveils ALL-NEW drag-inspired FXDR 114 power cruiser

    Harley-Davidson unveils ALL-NEW drag-inspired FXDR 114 power cruiser

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    Harley-Davidson has just unveiled its aggressive new drag-racing inspired FXDR 114. It’s the tenth H-D based around the Softail platform, and is the latest in a line of 100 new motorcycles that the Milwaukee-based brand plans to introduce by 2027.   Priced just shy of 20 grand, Harley-Davidson claims its new FXDR 114 delivers hard-core…

  • BSB: Leon Haslam claims race one win at Snetterton from Glenn Irwin

    BSB: Leon Haslam claims race one win at Snetterton from Glenn Irwin

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    Leon Haslam ended his Snetterton winning drought by celebrating the victory in the opening Bennetts British Superbike Championship race of the day at Snetterton as the JG Speedfit Kawasaki snatched the lead from Glenn Irwin with two laps to go. On the opening lap Bradley Ray had launched off the pole position and into the…

  • VIDEO: KTM Duke 390 vs TVS Apache RR 310

    VIDEO: KTM Duke 390 vs TVS Apache RR 310

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    We’ve been telling you about the TVS (or rather BMW) Apache RR 310 for the last 18 months, and it’s finally made it into production. And to see how it performs in the real world, a couple of lads from India have pitted it against the KTM Duke 390. Inevitably, there are a few notable…

  • Kawasaki H2 world speed record at 229.1mph

    Kawasaki H2 world speed record at 229.1mph

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    Rickey Gadson has set a new world speed record on a modified Kawasaki H2, reaching 229.1 mph at the Texas Mile. The name Rickey Gadson might seem familiar to some of you. He’s an 11-time ¼ mile champion drag racer, RG62 performance parts manufacturer, star of US tv show ‘Caffeine and Octane’, and he’s recently…

  • BMF debuts bike show in Kent ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’

    BMF debuts bike show in Kent ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’

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    The British Motorcycle Federation (BMF), has joined forces with Aero Legends, Bikesure and WWII Headcorn Aerodrome to launch a thrilling new weekend event, ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’. Enthusiasts can expect an action packed experience at ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’, which is being held on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 2016 at the Headcorn Aerodrome in Kent. With live…

  • Guy Martin to race David Coulthard in Channel 4 TV show

    Guy Martin to race David Coulthard in Channel 4 TV show

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    If you’ve not had enough of your Guy Martin fix for the year then tune in to Channel 4 on Thursday, March 17th at 9pm to see the sideburned chap pit a BMW S1000RR against David Coulthard in a V8 Red Bull F1 car. It’s part of the build up to the channel showing F1…

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