12/04/17 Drag Racing News




Poquoson’s Larry McBride sets two motorcycle drag racing world records Daily Press
If you want to know what it feels like to go 258.27 miles per hour on a motorcycle or clock a quarter-mile in an elapsed time of 5.611 seconds on two wheels, you could ask Poquoson’s Larry McBride. In November, McBride, two months shy of his 60th birthday, became the first human being to do either.

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Lower Sackville drag racer inducted into hall of fame TheChronicleHerald.ca
Greg Nickerson caught the drag racing bug at an early age. The Lower Sackville man was only six years old when he went to his first competition in 1958 in Maitland with his drag-racing older brothers. “That kind of set the hook pretty deep,” he said of his lifelong interest in the sport. Now 65, Nickerson …

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Drag racer walks away from 260kmh crash Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
The 55-year-old, a drag racing veteran of 30 years, had reached 290km/h during qualifying earlier in the night and also emerged unscathed from a frightening high-speed episode last year. But on that occasion he had been able to keep his car away from the wall. "It was just a lack of traction," he …

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Supercars: Brad Jones Racing switches engine supplier for 2018 season Fox Sports
It was great for them to meet the team and see the work they were doing first hand.” “Noonan Race Engines have played a great role in our team over the last eight years. As they grow further in the US market and continue their strong success in the Drag Racing industry we’d like to thank Jamie, Renee, …

BJR switches engine supplier for 2018Supercars.com
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Drag race: Tesla Model X vs 800-hp Lamborghini Huracan. Who wins? DriveMag
Drag racing against a Tesla S P100D is, most of the time, a waste of time, as repeatedly shown by the guys at DragTimes: you lose! But what about a Tesla Model X? What can an electric SUV do when raced against an 800-hp VF Supercharged Lamborghini Huracan? Usually, nothing, even if it’s a Jeep …

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Incredible moment drag racer has miracle escape unhurt after horror crash The Sun
“The biggest thing I was worried about was fire because I’d seen the sparks from when the car hit the road and the one thing you don’t want is to be trapped when there’s a fire.” The drag racing veteran of 30 years admitted he lost control as he was pushing the car to it’s limits to gain on his opponent.

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Brad Jones Racing switches engine supplier Speedcafe
“As they grow further in the US market and continue their strong success in the Drag Racing industry we’d like to thank Jamie, Renee, Dave and the team for their tremendous support over the years.” KRE Race Engines’ Ken McNamara is looking forward to adding BJR to his list of customers for next …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie “Wraith” TVOvermind
The Wraith is basically a ghost story with drag racing and a decent revenge plot. It stars Charlie Sheen as the helmet-wearing protagonist that comes back as a spirit to avenge his death, targeting the gang that killed him one by one as he takes them out in what the local sheriff figures is easier than taking …

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It’s coming: The 2018 Dakar rally video teaser Canada Moto Guide (blog)
MotoGP is done for the season. World Superbike is finished for this year. Even drag racing has shut down. There’s no motorcycle racing to watch until roadracing picks up again in mid-winter, right? Wrong! In a month, the Dakar Rally kicks off again, blasting through South America (Peru, Bolivia, …

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2018 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule released MyRacePass
2018 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule released. The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to premiere racing facilities during the 17th consecutive year for the upcoming 2018 season. 01 Nov 2017 Phil Burgess Share Share on social, email or copy link.

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