Written by Tracy Renck Tue, 2017-03-14 18:00
Former NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion LE Tonglet will be celebrating plenty of new in his life when he shows up for the Gatornationals March 16-19 at Gainesville, Fla.
On the track, Tonglet, the 2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle title holder, will be making his debut as a teammate to Jerry Savoie, the reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle world champ. Tonglet and Savoie will be riding Vance & Hines-powered Suzukis this season.
by Bobby Bennett Mon, 2017-03-13 23:36
Billy Glidden knew the risks when he signed up to be a drag racer.
The second-generation drag racer, who is a staple in the J&A Services NHRA Pro Modified Series, received an involuntary reminder on February 22, 2017.
Glidden, while participating in the official series test session at Orlando Speed World dragway, lost control shortly after the launch of his nitrous-injected Pro Modified Mustang and bounced off the track retaining walls.
by Bobby Bennett; Photos courtesy of Chris Simmons, Lyle Barnett Fri, 2017-03-10 23:36
Lyle Barnett will never be able to say he has a burning passion for drag racing without thinking of his greatest fight.
Barnett, of Robbins, NC, shakes his head at the irony of two words which perfectly describe the fight of and for his life a little over a year ago.
Barnett, who in 2015 was a Drag Radial racer competing in the Radial vs. The World division at the No Mercy 6 event hosted by South Georgia Motorsports Park when a fuel injection failure engulfed his C-5 Corvette.