AMA Flat Track Coming To Phoenix With Arizona Mile May 14

AMA Flat Track Coming To Phoenix With Arizona Mile May 14

From an AMA press release: AMA Pro Flat Track will be making a return to the Phoenix area for the first time in 30 years with the Law Tigers Arizona Mile, scheduled as round four of the 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track season on Saturday, May 14 at Turf Paradise in Scottsdale, Ariz. “Arizona is a spectacular motorcycle market and a great place to put on events,” said race promoter Chris Morgan. “We recognize the…

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Tesla Model X With Ludicrous Mode Runs The Quarter Mile In 11.61 Seconds: Video

Tesla Model X With Ludicrous Mode Runs The Quarter Mile In 11.61 Seconds: Video

The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S has proven itself in drag races against all kinds of high-performance cars, but what about Tesla’s new Model X hatch? It may be a bit taller and heavier than the Model S, but the Model X shares the sedan’s powertrains. That includes a P90D performance option complete with an available Ludicrous mode that makes… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Oklahoma City Mile Added to 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track Schedule

From an AMA press release: AMA Pro Racing and event promoter BrassMonkey Promotions LLC have partnered to put Oklahoma City back on the map of professional dirt track racing. The Oklahoma City Mile has been added to the 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track schedule on Saturday, June 18 at the newly renovated Remington Park. “There’s a lot of excitement because there hasn’t been anything like this here in over 15 years,” said Shawn Brassfield, promoter…

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‘Hyper 5’ Quarter Mile And Track Shootout Results Are In: Video

‘Hyper 5’ Quarter Mile And Track Shootout Results Are In: Video

The results are in for the Hyper 5 comparison test pitting the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] LaFerrari, McLaren P1, Pagani Huayra and Porsche 918 Spyder against one another in a quarter mile race and track shootout. We won’t spoil the results, so you’ll have to click play to find out. This is actually the third and… High Gear Media Network Feed

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2016 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Revealed, Runs 8.0-Second Quarter Mile: Video

2016 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Revealed, Runs 8.0-Second Quarter Mile: Video

After taking a break last year, the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang Cobra Jet turnkey drag racer is back, and it’s quicker than ever. The latest version, which debuted this week at the 2015 SEMA show in Las Vegas, is based on the sixth-generation Mustang, and according to Ford it’s capable of an 8.0-second quarter mile straight… High Gear Media Network Feed

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LaFerrari, P1 And 918 Spyder Tested Over The Quarter Mile: Video

LaFerrari, P1 And 918 Spyder Tested Over The Quarter Mile: Video

We now have the second installment of a three part series pitting the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder in a three-way fight. The first test pitted the cars against each other in a track shootout at the Silverstone Circuit, and this second one sees them run down the quarter mile. ALSO SEE: This Is How Expensive It Is To Own A… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Bayliss Back for Springfield Mile II!

Bayliss Back for Springfield Mile II!

If you’re bummed out that you missed seeing three-time World Superbike champ Troy Bayliss racing flat track on a Lloyd Bros. Ducati (and had to settle for Troy Bayliss Races Sacramento Mile: No Country For Middle-Aged Men), you still have a shot. Bayliss, you’ll recall, crashed at the Sacramento Mile May 30 and broke his leg. The tenacious Taree Terrier Tweeted yesterday that he’ll be back for Springfield Mile II, September 6 at the Illinois…

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Troy Bayliss Races Sacramento Mile: No Country for Middle-Aged Men

Troy Bayliss Races Sacramento Mile: No Country for Middle-Aged Men

Among the perks of being a motojournalist mogul is preferred parking, and at the Sacramento Mile, it had never been more preferential. We had to wait for practice to end, but then the gate opened and we drove across the back straight and across the huge grass infield (complete with good-sized lake) toward the grandstand as if the old Jaguar were a prairie schooner, finally dropping anchor about 30 feet from Turn 1. Unlike just…

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Bayliss Breaks Leg in Sacramento Mile Crash

Bayliss Breaks Leg in Sacramento Mile Crash

Lead Photo by: AMA Pro Racing/Brian J Nelson Former World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss suffered a serious crash during a semi-final race for the Sacramento Mile. Bayliss was competing in his second AMA Flat Track race on a Lloyd Brothers Ducati racebike when he crashed into the air fence on Turn 3, suffering a fractured fibula. Though no doubt disappointed, Bayliss seemed to be in positive spirit, tweeting updates even from the ambulance: Well this…

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