XDA Season Finale Guaranteed to be Saucy

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XDA Season Finale Guaranteed to be Saucy

The Xtreme Dragbike Association (XDA) concludes its season of motorcycle drag racing on September 18-20, at Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) for the 28th annual DME Racing Fall Nationals.

This will be the third and final event of a shortened year of racing. With a pandemic sweeping the nation and mother nature being a cruel mistress, the 2020 drag racing season will be one no racer will forget. However, our XDA family has given their best to squeeze the lemonade out of this pandemic, with record-setting performances and turnouts, despite numerous restrictions.

XDA DME Racing Fall Nationals

This event features the Orient Express Pro Street class that run speeds over 230 mph in only 6-seconds! Over 700 Professional, Sportsman, and Grudge motorcycle racers will also compete all weekend long, battling it out for over $75,000 in cash purse.





Orient Express Pro Street

Class Points Leader – Chris Moore

Next weekend the country’s quickest and fastest 650+ horsepower Pro Street motorcycles compete for the crown. The Orient Express Pro Street class will compete in the 8th annual Battle Royale featuring a 32-bike field and a payout of over $13,000 in purse money.

XDA Pro Street Liter Bikes

No doubt, it will be a saucy weekend at the DME Racing Fall Nationals. With only three events this year, it has shook the class. On his Suzuki Hayabusa, Greg Wallace won the season opener, and 2019 champion Jeremy Teasley took a surprising first-round loss to put his hopes at defending his championship in serious jeopardy. Chris Moore has had back-to-back runner-up finishes that have put him ahead by twenty-five points over the class. In a sixteen-bike field, that isn’t even a round worth of points. But the finale features the Battle Royale, and with that, the whole game changes.

XDA Pro Street Greg Wallace and Rodney Williford

The additional round of competition will give competitors an extra round to earn points. But with that, the points system also changes and now makes this championship wide open for our top fifteen competitors. Meaning even Jordan Haase could take home the title from the fifteenth spot. And if that happens, Haase will be unbearable at the Hail Mary Derby in November at MDIR. Rodney Williford, arguably the most decorated Pro Street racer of all time, still has a shot for another world championship with the thirty-two bike field.

XDA Pro Street - Jordan Haase

Since the inception of Pro Street, the Hayabusa has dominated this class year after year. That was until 2018 when the liter bikes start climbing the GOAT list. By the end of 2019 the DME Racing GSX-R1000 shattered the ET record to a 6.38, and now only four Hayabusa’s occupy the top ten on the GOAT list.

XDA Pro Street Top 10

At the last event, Teasley reset his record to 6.346, while Moore set his to 6.362 to send the class into turmoil. To keep parity, XDA moved to make a rule change following the event so racers and the XDA can start collecting data on new combos to use for the 2021 season. Basically, the handcuffs are starting to come off the Hayabusa’s as they were given an extra two inches of wheelbase and can now be twenty pounds lighter, while the liter bikes lost an inch of wheelbase. Being the most lightweight rider on the lightest turbo bike in the class, Teasley will be the shortest bike of the class at seventy inches. Also, new for 2021, all turbo bikes in the class will have the same seat height and ground clearance to try and level out the playing field with the rules gap. So, the question next weekend or next year, will the liter bikes still dominate, or will balance be restored?

XDA Pro Street Alex Moore

Class newcomer Alex Moore, in the last two years, has ran at only 5 events in his Pro Street career. His performance continues to improve with each event and he may make another appearance in Pro Street this year at the Hail Mary Derby in November.

The action will be wide open from the first to the last pass next weekend at Maryland International Raceway. You don’t want to miss the record setting action.

DME Racing Real Street

Class Points Leader – Brandon Teasley

The DME Racing Real Street class may see back to back Teasley championships. However, this year’s Teasley might be Brandon Teasley and not brother Jeremy. While 2018 class Champion Spencer Claycomb has the best odds to dethrone Brandon’s lead, the top six in points all have a mathematical chance at the championship. With only twenty-one points separating Claycomb from the leader, he will need to out qualify and win more rounds than Brandon to take over the points lead and win the championship. Will Brandon let that happen?

XDA Real Street Brandon Teasley

Pro Xtreme

Class Points Leader – Travis Davis

In Pro Xtreme Travis Davis has dominated by winning both events this year to gain a forty-nine-point lead on the class. His points lead is no guarantee as he will still need to win rounds and make it to the final if he wants the championship. Shane Eperjesi and Rob Garcia, who trail him in points, have been right alongside Davis in performance at the last two events and won’t be easy to shake on race day. Class Champion Kevin Clarke, who sits ninety-nine points behind, can still defend his 2019 championship with a win at the DME Racing Fall Nationals. These riders will also be striving for an ET record that yields a crucial ten bonus points to further their goal. This class is growing at each event, and with additional new bikes on the table, we could see 16+ bikes at the XDA in 2021.

XDA Pro Xtreme Kevin Clarke

Pro Xtreme is presented by Ace Motorsports, Billy Vose Racing, Dunigan Racing, DME Racing, Grothus Dragbikes, Harley Haul, MaxxECU, Rob Bush Motorsports, Robinson Industries, Schnitz Racing, Timblin Chassis, and Worldwide Bearings.

HTP Performance Super Stock

Class Points Leader – David Fondon

The HTP Performance Super Stock class has lived up to the hype since its debut in July. The rider from Puerto Rico has been unstoppable this year, taking back to back wins and setting records. David Fondon has practically wrapped up the championship; he just needs to show up and qualify sixteenth or better, while out-qualifying Curtis McDougald and Jeremy Teasley. Though the chances are slim, Teasley and McDougald need to stay ready to battle if Fondon’s dominance comes to an abrupt end. The chase for the championship isn’t over just yet.

XDA Super Sport Curtis McDougald

HTP Performance Grudge

The HTP Performance Grudge classes will be hooking up at the finals with their last chance to earn points and flex their performance. Matthew Dozier and Lavar Delee both can unseat Jeremy Teasley for the championship in the APE Nitrous Bulls class. And in Monster Bulls, David Page on ‘Pickin Pockets’ may seem unbeatable with two wins under his belt this year. But Howard Green and Dave Martin can start turning on some win lights to empty those pockets and put themselves on top.

XDA Grudge N2Deep

The Grudge class has the best track prep available in the country and runs with every Pro session all weekend. This is the last chance to show us what you got.

Vance and Hines 4.60

Class Points Leader – Mac McAdams

Mac McAdams, who finished second in last year’s Vance & Hines 4.60 index class, now leads the troops with fourteen points over second in command, Ronald Procopio. Boo Brown and Steven Shriver are sitting thirty-nine, and twenty-one points behind and with Procopio have the best advantage to make a move for the championship. However, mathematically, chief statistician Fabian Brown says that the top thirty-two bikes have an opportunity to overthrow McAdams. Making our quickest eight-mile sportsman class another wide-open championship for the taking.

XDA 4.60 Steven Shriver

The FBR Shop 5.60

Class Points Leader – Dustin Lee

The FBR Shop 5.60 is led by Dustin Lee, who will have no easy task going into the season finale. Lee carries a ten-point lead over Shayne Proctor; this is less than one round of points. Previous event winner Jimmie Miller who is only twenty-six points behind is hungry for another final round appearance and chance at the championship. Twelve racers have a chance to win this title. Nothing is guaranteed, and every possible point is going to make a difference in this class. The qualifying will be tight on Saturday.

XDA 5.60 Shayne Proctor

Championship contender Shayne Proctor just took a win at the Ms Budlight Lime Grudge & Bike Fest and will be using that victory momentum to make a move on the championship next weekend.

Crazy 8’s

Class Points Leader – Robert Parker

MTC Engineering Bike Bash winner Robert Parker leads the Crazy 8’s class by sixty points over season-opener winner Tylan Beckelheimer. Beckelheimer will have his fingers crossed that Parker takes a first-round loss to gain enough points to pass him for a chance at the championship. Stephen Knight, Andrew Ritchey, and Nick Hamlett sitting seventy-five points behind and will need to see Knight and Beckelheimer loading up after a round one loss if they want to overtake the points lead. Next weekend the top seven in points will have the opportunity to become XDA’s last and final Crazy 8’s champion, as this class will not return in 2021 due to the growth of the XDA and limited track time available.

Crazy 8's Andrew Ritchey

Championship contender Andrew Ritchey just took a win at Beaver Springs Dragway and will be using that victory momentum to make a move on the championship next weekend.

Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman

Class Points Leader – Art Lawrence

Mickey Thompson Top Sportsman points leader, Art Lawrence, has not won a race this year; however, his consistency in round wins at the previous two events has earned him the top spot. Dustin Lee, who has never won a Top Sportsman championship, sits in the number two spot only ten points behind the leader. This year’s previous event winners Michael Parsons and Jim Shifflett are trailing with a chance at the championship along with the top seventeen competitors in points.

XDA Top Sportsman Art Lawrence

MPS Racing Pro ET

Class Points Leader – James Farmer

James Farmer leads the MPS Racing Pro ET points, but Stephen Knight is only a round behind him. While the top five competitors in this class have a chance at the championship, Knight and Farmer will be hard to maneuver around. These two have both seen finals at every event and will be on their game once the bulbs start dropping. There are two races in one weekend, allowing the majority of the class to shoot up the leader board to really shake up points next weekend at the DME Racing Fall Nationals.

XDA Pro ET Derek Crawford

Championship contender Derek Crawford just took a win with the SBRA (Sothern Bracket Racing Association) and will be using that victory momentum to make a move on the championship next weekend.

Brock’s Performance Street ET

Class Points Leader – Derrick Milbourne

The Brock’s Performance Street ET class covers the gamut of beginner riders all the way to the seasoned racer. And going into the final event, there are so many possible combinations that the champion cannot be predicted. Derrick Milbourne has a mere forty-one point lead in the class. In the last two years, he has finished in the top five, coming in second place last year. With two races in one weekend, and re-entry available after a first-round loss, competitors in the top of points all mathematically have a chance at the crown.

XDA Street ET John James

John James took a runner-up finish in Brock’s Performance Street ET at the XDA Bike Bash. Not to bad with 124 competitors in the class that weekend. This runner-up finish has moved him into the #3 spot in points this year.

Additionally, to the drag racing action, a vendor midway will be full of great deals on motorcycle parts, accessories, and apparel – all weekend long. Nightly action will include XDA Cornhole Tournaments for a total pot of $500 per night. And XDA’s non-judged “Car-Truck-Bike Show” is good for the whole weekend and is the same cost as pit parking (except the Non-Judged Bike Show is free with admission). ANYONE and ANY vehicle can enter and bring up to 9 crew members with each vehicle.

For an exciting weekend of two-wheel racing action, head to Maryland International Raceway next weekend, because XDA is always the place to be!

Visit www.xdaracing.com/fallnationals for event information, class rules, payouts, entry fees, schedule, and more.


Class Entry List and Resources

XDA prides itself on cultivating a close-knit society of racers. Below you will find a list of racers attending this event and links to class-specific groups that you can access to talk to other racers to answer your questions. Together we are strong.

XDA Facebook Groups

Largest Pro Count in XDA History – 112 Pros CONFIRMED!

Orient Express Pro Street

  1. Jordan Haase
  2. Rodney Williford
  3. Greg Wallace
  4. Ehren Litten
  5. Ryan Bonitatis
  6. Mark Gargiulo
  7. Darion Payne
  8. Gaige Herrera
  9. Justin Shakir
  10. Ryan Hable
  11. James Herbert
  12. Chris Moore
  13. Alex Moore
  14. Ricky Wood
  15. Kenny Brewer
  16. Jason Dunigan
  17. Jeremy Teasley
  18. Tony Ficher
  19. Ryan Schnitz
  20. Rudy Sanzottera
  21. Brett Ware
  22. Chris Edwards
  23. Richard Gadson
  24. James Waugh

DME Racing Real

  1. Spencer Claycomb
  2. Ralphie Navarro
  3. Ben Knight
  4. David Stewart
  5. Brandon Teasley
  6. Jeremy Teasley
  7. Cameron Teasley
  8. Marcus Hylton
  9. Brittany Bohne
  10. Michael Beane
  11. Anibal Merced
  12. Caleb Holt
  13. Rickey Gadson
  14. Bud Harrod
  15. Chad Sosnowski
  16. Jovi Barnes

Pro Xtreme

  1. Travis Davis
  2. Chris Cutsinger
  3. Ronnie Smith
  4. Rob Garcia
  5. Bobby Lovingood
  6. Tommy Saxon
  7. Shane Eperjesi
  8. Mike Chongris
  9. Billy Vose
  10. John Collins
  11. Kevin Clarke

HTP Performance Super Stock

  1. Darion Payne
  2. Russell Dennison Jr
  3. Derek Sobiech
  4. Chris Moore
  5. Patrick Cooper
  6. Marcus Queen
  7. Brian Johnson
  8. Drae Taylor
  9. Brandon Feagan
  10. Jyrec Givens
  11. Joseph Gladstone
  12. Cory Reed
  13. Ryan Schnitz
  14. Stewart Northan
  15. Caleb Holt
  16. Curtis McDougald
  17. Mark Blake
  18. Pablo Gonzalez
  19. David Fondon Merino
  20. Richard Gadson
  21. Jordan Haase
  22. Chuck Vic
  23. John Briscoe
  24. Patrick Butler
  25. Brian Dale

Vance & Hines 4.60

  1. Kevin White
  2. Terry Tompkins
  3. Mike Ostrowski
  4. Darryl Hollins
  5. Ron Bonitatis
  6. Wilson Burkhead
  7. Harvey Hubbard
  8. Wes Hawkins
  9. Durwood Rawlings
  10. Steven Shriver
  11. Will Phillips
  12. Tyler Cammock
  13. Rob Hunnicutt
  14. Thomas Gunn
  15. Cameron Shelton
  16. Preston Hopkins
  17. Dystany Spurlock
  18. Jim Jordan
  19. Darion Payne
  20. Mike Mace
  21. Douglas Robinson
  22. Brad Gleason
  23. Ellis Pierce
  24. Johnny Anderson
  25. Ronald JR Procopio
  26. Mac McAdams
  27. Kenny Cornnell
  28. Boo Brown
  29. Curtis Jr Griggs
  30. Larry Leftwich
  31. Troy Hausmann
  32. George Whitaker
  33. James Taylor
  34. Eran Pielert
  35. Alan Fields
  36. Cameron Shelton

Event Schedule

Thursday

Racer Parking 6pm – 9pm
Gates Close 9pm

Friday

Gates Open 8am
Tech Inspection 8am – 11pm
Racer Parking 8am – 11pm
All Day T&T ($100 per bike) 11am – 11pm
Gambler’s Race Time Run 5:30pm
Evening T&T ($20 per bike) 6:30pm – 11pm
Gambler’s Race Eliminations Begin 7pm
Pro Qualifier #1 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Bulls, Grudge) 8pm
Gates Close 11pm

Saturday

Gates Open 8am
Tech Inspection 8am – 11pm
Racer Parking 8am – 11pm
Sportsman Qualifier #1 (TS, PET, C8, SET, 5.60) 8am – 10am
Sportsman Qualifier #2 (TS, PET, C8, SET, 5.60) 10am – 12pm
Sportsman Eliminations Begin (PET, SET) 12pm
Pro Qualifier #2 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Bulls, Grudge) 2pm
Pro Qualifier #3 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Bulls, Grudge) 5pm
Bulls Round #1 8pm
Pro Qualifier #4 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Grudge) 8:15pm
Afterdark Underground 9pm – 11pm
Bulls Round #2 9pm
Bulls Round #3 10pm
Bulls Finals 10:45pm
Gates Close 11pm

Sunday

Gates Open 8am
Tech Inspection 8am – 10am
Racer Parking 8am – 10am
Church Service 8:30am
Sportsman Elims Begin (TS, PET, C8, SET, 5.60) 10am
Pro Round #1 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Grudge) 1pm
Pro Round #2 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Grudge) 3pm
Pro Round #3 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Grudge) 5pm
Pro Round #4 (4.60, PX, PST, RST, SS, Grudge) 6:30pm
Pro Round #5 (4.60, SS) 7:30pm


2020 XDA Schedule

  • PFR Spring Nationals / April 24-26 / MDIR – cancelled
  • MTC Summer Nationals / May 15-17 / VMP – cancelled
  • Superbike Showdown / June 19-21 / MDIR – cancelled
  • WPGC Bike Fest / July 24-26 / MDIR
  • Bike Bash / August 21-23 / VMP
  • DME Racing Fall Nationals / September 18-20 / MDIR

About the XDA – 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.

2020 XDA Sponsors
1 Stop Speed / Ace Motorsports / APE Race Parts / Atlantic Cycle & Power / Billy Vose Racing / Mickey Thompson Tires / Bates Leathers / Brock’s Performance / Coleman PowerSports / Cycle Concepts / Dragbike.com / DME Racing / Dunigan Racing / Dunlop Motorcycle Tires / The FBR Sop / FuelTech / G Force Racing Engines / Grothus Dragbikes / Hard Times / Harley Haul Motorcycle Transport / JE Pistons / Kibblewhite Precision Machining / Mace Motorsports / Marvic Wheels / MaxxECU / MPS Racing / MTC Engineering / Orient Express Racing / Penske Racing Shocks / Platinum Fleet Repair / Pingel / Rob Bush Motorsports – 190 Hookup.com / Robinson Industries / Schnitz Racing / Timblin Chassis / Tommie’s Motorsports DMV / Unit 5 Components / Vance & Hines / VooDoo Custom Motorcycle Components / VP Race Fuels / Web Cam Racing Camshafts / Williford Racing / WPGC / Worldwide Bearings