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2018 Motorcycle Drag Racing Schedule

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DateSanctionEventVenueLocation
>>>>>>> JANUARY
Jauary 6400 Thunder SeriesPro Stock BikeWillowbank RacewayWillowbank
January 9-12Bahrain Drag Racing ChampionshipRound 2Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir
January 11-12ADRL - QatarArabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
January 16-19Bahrain Drag Racing ChampionshipRound 3Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir
January 18-19ADRL - QatarArabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
January 20-21400 Thunder SeriesTop BikeSouth Coast RacewayPortland
January 25-26ADRL - QatarArabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
January 26-27ANDRASportsman SeriesCalder Park RacewayCalder Park VIC
>>>>>>> FEBRUARY
February 8-11NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyWinternationalsAuto Club RacewayPomona, CA
February 8-9ADRL - QatarArabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
February 15-16ADRL - QatarArabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
February 23-25NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyArizona NationalsPhoenix International Raceway Phoenix, AZ
Feb 28 -March 3Bahrain Drag Racing ChampionshipRound 4Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir
>>>>>>> MARCH
March 3-4400 Thunder SeriesTop BikePerth MotorplexKwinana WA
March 6-9Bahrain Drag Racing ChampionshipRound 5Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir
March 15-18NHRA - PSMAmalie Motor Oil NHRA GatornationalsGainesville RacewayGainesville, FL
March 15-18NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyAmalie Motor Oil NHRA GatornationalsGainesville RacewayGainesville, FL
March 23-24400 Thunder SeriesPro stock BikeAdelaide International RacewayAdelaide SA
March 23-24Kings of GrudgeSeason OpenerTBATBA
March 30400 Thunder Series Top Bike, Comp Bike and Modified BikeWillowbank RacewayWillowbank
>>>>>>> APRIL
April 5-7PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleEast Coast Spring NationalsGalot Motorsports ParkBenson, NC
April 6-8Man CupMan CupSGMPAdel, GA
April 6-8NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyDenso Spark Plugs NationalsLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayLas Vegas, NV
April 13-15NHDROAtlanta DragwayAtlanta, GA
April 18-22OSCROutlaw Street Car featuring Pro StreetBeech Bend RacewayBowling Green, KY
April 20-22NHRA - Top Fuel HarleySpringNationalsHoutson Motorsports ParkHouston, TX
April 27-29NHRA - PSMFour-Wide NationalszMAX DragwayCharlotte, NC
April 27-29XDAMaryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD
>>>>>>> MAY
May 3-5PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleNorth-South ShootoutMaryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD
May 4-5400 Thunder SeriesTop Bike, Pro Stock Bike, Cop Bike, Modified BikeSydney DragwayEastern Creek
May 4-6NHRA - PSMSouthern NationalsAtlanta DragwayAtlanta, GA
May 4-6NHDRODragway 42Elyria, OH
May 5Bikes in the ValleySponsored by Schnitz RacingLebanon Valley DragwayWest Lebanon, NY
May 11-12Kings of GrudgePiendmont DragwayJulian, NC
May 18-20XDAAtco DragwayAtco, NJ
May 18-20NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyMenards NHRA Heartland NationalsHeartland Motorsports ParkTopeka, KS
May 26Bikes in the ValleySponsored by Kiniry Excavating & TruckingLebanon Valley DragwayWest Lebanon, NY
May 31 - June 3NHRA - PSMRoute 66 NHRA NationalsRoute 66 RacewayChicago, IL
May 31-June 2PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleSummer DragsUS 131 Motorsports ParkMartin MI
>>>>>>> JUNE
June 1-3Man CupMan CupRockingham DragwayRockingham, NC
June 7-10400 Thunder SeriesTop Bike, Pro Stock Bike, Comp Bike, Modified BikeWillowbank RacewayWillowbank
June 7-10NHRA - PSMSummernationalsOld Bridge Township Raceway ParkEnglishtown, NJ
June 8-9Kings of GrudgeHuntsville DragwayHuntsville, AL
June 8-10NHDROGateway Motorsports ParkMadison, IL
June 9KOTS XIX Chitown's King of the StreetsGreat Lakes DragwayUnion Grove, WI
June 15-17NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyThunder Valley NationalsBristol DragwayBristol, TN
June 16Bikes in the ValleySponsored by Breaker Bikes MotorsportsNew England DragwayEpping, NH
June 21-24NHRA - PSMSummit Racing Equipment NHRA NationalsSummit Racing Equipment Motorsports ParkNorwalk, Ohio
June 22-24XDAVirginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
June 28-30PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleFirecraker NationalsVirginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
>>>>>>> JULY
July 6-8NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyNew England NationalsNew England DragwayEpping, NH
July 7Bikes in the ValleySponsored by KB PerformanceLebanon Valley DragwayWest Lebanon, NY
July 13-15Man CupMan CupDragway 42Elyria, OH
July 19-21PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleSuper Strip NationalsNational Trail RacewayColumbus, OH
July 20-21Kings of GrudgeVirginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
July 20-22NHRA - PSMMopar Mile-High NHRA NationalsBandimere SpeedwayMorrison, CO
July 20-22NHDROOhio Valley DragwayElyria, OH
July 21Bikes in the ValleySponsored byÊWorldwide BearingsAtco DragwayAtco, NJ
July 27-29XDAMaryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD
July 27-29NHRA - PSMToyota NHRA Sonoma NationalsSonoma RacewaySonoma, CA
>>>>>>> AUGUST
August 3-5NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyNorthwest Nationals SeattlePacific Raceway Kent, WA
August 3-5NHDROLucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN
August 4Bikes in the ValleySponsored by FaceFirst & Carlson HeatingLebanon Valley DragwayWest Lebanon, NY
August 10-11Kings of GrudgePiendmont DragwayJulian, NC
Aug 16-19NHRA - PSMLucas Oil NHRA NationalsBrainerd International RacewayBrainerd, MN
August 24-26XDAVirginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
Aug 29 - Sept 3NHRA - PSMChevrolet Performance U.S. NationalsLucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN
Aug 29- Sept 3NHRA - Top Fuel HarleyChevrolet Performance U.S. NationalsLucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN
>>>>>>> SEPTEMBER
Sept 6-8PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleDrag WarsGalot Motorsports ParkBenson, NC
September 7-8Kings of GrudgeTBATBA
September 8Bikes in the ValleySponsored by Kiniry Excavating & TruckingLebanon Valley DragwayWest Lebanon, NY
Sept 13-16NHRA - PSMDodge NHRA NationalsMaple Grove RacewayReading, PA
Sept 14-16Man CupMan CupGalot Motorsports ParkBenson, NC
September 21-22XDAMaryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD
Sept 21-23NHRA - PSMAAA Insurance Midwest NationalsGateway Motorsports ParkMadison, IL
Sept 28-30NHDROLucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN
>>>>>>> OCTOBER
Oct 4-6PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleFall NationalsDarlington DragwayDarlington, NC
Oct 4-7NHRA - PSMAAA Texas Fall NationalsTexas MotorplexEnnis, TX
October 6Bikes in the ValleySponsored by Manchester MindzLebanon Valley DragwayWest Lebanon, NY
Oct 12-14NHRA - PSMCarolina NationalszMAX DragwayCharlotte, NC
Oct 12-14NHDROGateway Motorsports ParkMadison, IL
Oct 18-20PDRA - Pro Extreme MotorcycleWorld FinalsVirginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
October 19-20Kings of GrudgePiendmont DragwayJulian, NC
Oct 25-28NHRA - PSMToyota NationalsLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayLas Vegas, NV
>>>>>>> NOVEMBER
Nov 8-11NHRA - PSMAuto Club FinalsAuto Club RacewayPomona, CA
Nov 15-18Man CupMan CupSGMPAdel, GA
>>>>>>> DECEMBER
December 7-8Kings of GrudgeSeason FinaleBradenton Motorsports ParkBradenton, FL
400 Thunder Series / ANDRA

ANDRA australian national drag racing association

DateEventVenueLocation
Jauary 6Pro Stock BikeWillowbank RacewayWillowbank
January 20-21Top BikeSouth Coast RacewayPortland
March 3-4Top BikePerth MotorplexKwinana WA
March 23-24Pro stock BikeAdelaide International RacewayAdelaide SA
March 30 Top Bike, Comp Bike and Modified BikeWillowbank RacewayWillowbank
May 4-5Top Bike, Pro Stock Bike, Cop Bike, Modified BikeSydney DragwayEastern Creek
June 7-10Top Bike, Pro Stock Bike, Comp Bike, Modified BikeWillowbank RacewayWillowbank

Learn more at 400Thunder.com.au and ANDRA.com.au

ADRL - Arabian Drag Racing League

Qatar Racing CLub

Arabian Drag Racing League

DateEventVenueLocation
January 11-12Arabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
January 18-19Arabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
January 25-26Arabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
February 08-09Arabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar
February 15-16Arabian Drag Racing LeagueQatar Racing ClubDoha, Qatar

Learn more at QRC.qa

Bahrain Drag Racing Championship

Bahrain Drag Racing

Bahrain Drag Racing Championship

DateEventVenueLocation
January 9-12Round 2Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir
January 16-19Round 3Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir
Feb 28 -March 3Round 4Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir
March 6-9Round 5Bahrian, Grand PrixSakhir

Learn more about the Bahrain International Circuit at Bahraingp.com

Bikes in the Valley

Bikes in the Valley

2018 Orient Express Bikes in the Valley  Schedule

May 5 / Sponsored by Schnitz Racing
Lebanon Valley Dragway

May 26 / Sponsored by Kiniry Excavating & Trucking
Lebanon Valley Dragway

June 16 / Sponsored by Breaker Bikes Motorsports
New England Dragway

July 7 / Sponsored by KB Performance
Lebanon Valley Dragway

July 21 / Sponsored by Worldwide Bearings
Atco Dragway

August 4 / Sponsored by FaceFirst & Carlson Heating
Lebanon Valley Dragway

September 8 / Sponsored by Kiniry Excavating & Trucking
Lebanon Valley Dragway

October 6 / Sponsored by Manchester Mindz
Lebanon Valley Dragway

Sponsor Payouts

Each Race Sponsor will pay $100 to each winner and $50 to each Runner-up in all three classes ($450 total)

Bikes in the Valley Series Sponsor:

Class Sponsors:

  • M2 Shocks / $500 to Street ET Points Fund
  • Vanson Leathers / $500 to Pro ET Points Fund
  • DME Racing / $500 to 9Below Points Fund

Bonus Payout Sponsors:
sponsorship is for each event

  • Vantine Nitrosports / $100 9Below #1 Qualifier
  • MTC / $65 Pro ET #1 Qualifier
  • Worldwide Bearings / $65 Street ET #1 Qualifier
  • MPS / $50 Pro ET Winner
  • MTC / $50 Pro ET Winner
  • Hardcore Cycles / $25 Street ET Winner
  • Motorsports Nation/ $25 Street ET Winner
  • Nerium Internation / $25 Street ET Winner

Please Remember to support the sponsors that support our series, and take the time to thank them.

Bikes In the Valley

Kings of Grudge

World’s Fastest Grudge Bikes

DateVenueLocation
March 23-24TBATBA
May 11-12Piendmont DragwayJulian, NC
June 8-9Huntsville DragwayHuntsville, AL
July 20-21Virginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
August 10-11Piendmont DragwayJulian, NC
September 7-8TBATBA
October 19-20Piendmont DragwayJulian, NC
December 7-8Bradenton Motorsports ParkBradenton, FL

CLASSES

Street ET Bracket
5.60 Index
Street Hustlers
Hand Clutch Killaz
Big Boy Heavyweights
Super Street Tire
Big 8 Royal Rumble

Learn more at KingsofGrudge.com
Contact us: kingsofgrudge@gmail.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kingsofgrudge
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kingsofgrudge

Man Cup

Man Cup

DateVenueLocation
April 6-8SGMPAdel, GA
June 1-3Rockingham DragwayRockingham, NC
July 13-15Dragway 42Elyria, OH
Sept 14-16Galot Motorsports ParkBenson, NC
Nov 15-18SGMPAdel, GA

Learn more at ManCup.info


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Rockingham Dragway

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NHDRO

NHDRO No Hatin Racing

DateVenueLocation
April 13-15Atlanta DragwayAtlanta, GA
May 4-6Dragway 42Elyria, OH
June 8-10Gateway Motorsports ParkMadison, IL
July 20-22Ohio Valley DragwayElyria, OH
August 3-5Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN
Sept 28-30Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN
Oct 12-14Gateway Motorsports ParkMadison, IL

*This 7th race may be added to the NHDRO schedule. This race will be two weeks after their current World Finals. Due to this timing, NHDRO is looking for racer commitment.

Visit NHDRO for more event information.
Questions e-mail niki.nhdro@gmail.com

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule

NHRA Mello Yellow drag racing series

NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING 2018 SCHEDULE

Learn more at www.nhra.com

DateEventVenueLocation
March 15-18Amalie Motor Oil NHRA GatornationalsGainesville RacewayGainesville, FL
April 27-29Four-Wide NationalszMAX DragwayCharlotte, NC
May 4-6Southern NationalsAtlanta DragwayAtlanta, GA
May 31 - June 3Route 66 NHRA NationalsRoute 66 RacewayChicago, IL
June 7-10SummernationalsOld Bridge Township Raceway ParkEnglishtown, NJ
June 21-24Summit Racing Equipment NHRA NationalsSummit Racing Equipment Motorsports ParkNorwalk, Ohio
July 20-22Mopar Mile-High NHRA NationalsBandimere SpeedwayMorrison, CO
July 27-29Toyota NHRA Sonoma NationalsSonoma RacewaySonoma, CA
Aug 16-19Lucas Oil NHRA NationalsBrainerd International RacewayBrainerd, MN
Aug 29 - Sept 3Chevrolet Performance U.S. NationalsLucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN
Sept 13-16Dodge NHRA NationalsMaple Grove RacewayReading, PA
Sept 21-23AAA Insurance Midwest NationalsGateway Motorsports ParkMadison, IL
Oct 4-7AAA Texas Fall NationalsTexas MotorplexEnnis, TX
Oct 12-14Carolina NationalszMAX DragwayCharlotte, NC
Oct 25-28Toyota NationalsLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayLas Vegas, NV
Nov 8-11Auto Club FinalsAuto Club RacewayPomona, CA

Learn more at www.nhra.com
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com

NHRA - Top Fuel Harley

NHRA Mello Yellow drag racing series

NHRA Nitro Harley Expands to 10 Events in 2018

MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES TOP FUEL HARLEY DRAG RACING SERIES EXPANDS TO COMPETE AT TEN NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES EVENTS IN 2018

 NHRA officials announced today that the popular Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series category will expand and compete at 10 events on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The first race of the season will take place at the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Pomona, Calif. Feb. 8-11. 

The powerful two-wheel class will see an increase in qualifying sessions to four during the weekend and all 10 events will count towards the year-end championship, including a $17,000 purse.

DateEventVenueLocation 
February 8-11WinternationalsAuto Club RacewayPomona, CA
February 23-25Arizona NationalsPhoenix International Raceway Phoenix, AZ
March 15-18Amalie Motor Oil NHRA GatornationalsGainesville RacewayGainesville, FL
April 6-8Denso Spark Plugs NationalsLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayLas Vegas, NV
April 20-22SpringNationalsHoutson Motorsports ParkHouston, TX
May 18-20Menards NHRA Heartland NationalsHeartland Motorsports ParkTopeka, KS
June 15-17Thunder Valley NationalsBristol DragwayBristol, TN
July 6-8New England NationalsNew England DragwayEpping, NH
August 3-5Northwest Nationals SeattlePacific Raceway Kent, WA
Aug 29- Sept 3Chevrolet Performance U.S. NationalsLucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, IN

Learn more at NHRA.com

Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com

PDRA - Pro Extreme Motorcycle

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DateEventVenueLocation  
April 5-7East Coast Spring NationalsGalot Motorsports ParkBenson, NC
May 3-5North-South ShootoutMaryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD
May 31-June 2Summer DragsUS 131 Motorsports ParkMartin MI
June 28-30Firecraker NationalsVirginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
July 19-21Super Strip NationalsNational Trail RacewayColumbus, OH
Sept 6-8Drag WarsGalot Motorsports ParkBenson, NC
Oct 4-6Fall NationalsDarlington DragwayDarlington, NC
Oct 18-20World FinalsVirginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA

Learn more about at PDRA660.com

Based in Pittsboro, North Carolina, the Professional Drag Racers Association is the top sanctioning body in the United States for the sport of eighth-mile drag racing. The PDRA’s professional categories include Pro Extreme, Pro Nitrous, Pro Boost, and Pro Extreme Motorcycle along with Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Pro Jr. Dragster, and Top Jr. Dragster. The 2016 PDRA schedule consists of nine national events. For more on the world’s premier eighth-mile drag racing organization visit www.pdra660.com. Follow the PDRA: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.

XDA

DateVenueLocation
April 27-29Maryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD
May 18-20Atco DragwayAtco, NJ
June 22-24Virginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
July 27-29Maryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD
August 24-26Virginia Motorsports ParkDinwiddie, VA
September 21-22Maryland International RacewayMechanicsville, MD

Learn more at XDAracing.com
The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) is an east coast motorcycle drag racing series with 700+ motorcycle racers competing at each event. Every XDA event hosts professional classes, sportsman classes, grudge racing and a vendor midway. Lifestyle activities such as bike shows, bikini contests, DJ and live bands are also held at select events. For more information on the XDA, please visit XDAracing.com or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.